As you may recall, last week we announced that we needed you to embark on an adventure with us for Captain Morgan’s “Perfect Getaway” Challenge. Mutineer Magazine has been pitted against nine other websites and your participation may earn you some very cool prizes. It’s simple: Read the below clue, watch the video, and answer in the comments section below. If our website has the most correct answers, one randomly selected commenter will win something along the lines of a subscription to Mutineer, an iPad mini, a GoPro HERO3 video camera, or more, for each week of the challenge.
Below is the the clue that you need to answer for Challenge #1. In 1668, Morgan sealed the prisoner’s fate. Atop a creature he got away, the number of which you must say.
Answer in the comment section below and you’ll be automatically entered for the chance to win some great prizes.
Last summer my column Hungry Mutineer featured a menu on cooking with gin. My favorite recipe from that was this Gin Soaked Lamb Sandwich with Fennel Salad and Blackberry Gin Sauce. From the moment you slather the leg of lamb with the herbaceous paste to your last bite, this sandwich is sexy, unctuous and utterly delicious. See the full post »
Emily G’s out of Georgia came up with this exciting rendition of this infamous cocktail, using their delicious Strawberry Pineapple Jam in place of passion fruit juice, which is often added to a Hurricane for a fruity punch of flavor. There are a lot of variations of the Hurricane out there, but I am betting not many of them list jam as an ingredient. See the full post »
Mutineer Magazine has set sail with Captain Morgan in an online promotion that pits Mutineer Magazine against nine other lifestyle websites. Luckily, participating is easy and your help may earn you some booty.
Over the next three Mondays, Mutineer will post a “Perfect Getaway” episode and a clue. Answers to the clue will be found by watching the episode. After you have have found the answer, post it in the comments section on the blog (and only the blog!) and that’s it! Commenters who guess the correct answer will be randomly selected for prizes like subscriptions to Mutineer, Captain Morgan swag, sporting event tickets, iPads, and more, and the websites with the most correct answers each week will get more prizes to give away.
Luckily, the episodes are entertaining and action packed, put together by an award winning crew and a soundtrack by the Dropkick Murphys.
Mutineer can’t do this alone and we’ll be giving out prizes along the way. Stay tuned for the for the first challenge which will go live April 15!
Alyssa Rapp knows what it takes to make it in the beverage industry. With a B.A from Yale and an M.B.A from Stanford, she is a tenacious entrepreneur who knows what she wants. As the Founder and CEO of Bottlenotes she reaches tens of thousands of people everyday through newsletters, interactive events and social media bringing them valuable information about wine. Alyssa has been named everything to from Inc.’s “30 Under 30″ coolest entrepreneurs in America, to one of Playboy.com’s “10 Sexiest CEOs” in America. We are pleased to present Alyssa as a member of the Drink Careers 101 Advisory Board. See the full post »
When people think of food in Sonoma, beer not the first place their mind goes to. This Thursday evening New Belgium and the master of beer cuisine Chef Sean Z. Paxton “The Home Brew Chef” will turn Sonoma upside-down with a dinner at Ramekins to celebrate the Sonoma International Film Festival. Chef Sean will prepare a 4-course meal inspired by the films New Belgium will be premiering at the festival. The menu boasts dishes such as “Unicorn Sashimi,” “Birds and Business” and “The Man Who Lived on His Bike.” Check out the menu below to see what more Chef Sean and New Belgium have in store.
You can purchase tickets for the New Belgium Brewery Dinner here.
We are pleased to announce that Drink Careers 101 is moving forward without Kickstarter. We’ve received massive beverage industry interest in terms of supporting and sponsoring this project, as well as major publisher interest in working with us to bring the guide to life. See the full post »