Vuarnet VL002’s sunglasses made in France, are back and I still have a pair from my skiing days in Colorado. So sporty, stylish and functional, the French Skylinx lens developed in the late 1950’s. For over 50 years Vuarnet has been producing the best protection for your eyes using a patented mineral glass (yes glass not plastic) lens manufactured in the firms own Paris ateliers. Scratch and shock resistant, the lens features phenomenal optical clairty, high color perception, hydrophobic and anti reflective. The finest sun protection and never out of style frame ever made. If you want to order a pair I found them in both black and white available from a company called Guideboat Co. for just $215 a pair.
ROCA PATRÓN SILVER, this tequila really did surprise me, I did a taste test against a handful of other silver tequila brands including the regular PATRÓN SILVER and ROCA PATRÓN came out on top not just with me but with two friends that were doing the blind tasting with me.
So here we have it, ROCA PATRÓN is a handcrafted 100% de agave tequila. After doing a bit of research I found out that this version of PATRÓN uses the finest weber blue agave that this company has available. Their finest agave is all used on the ROCA brand. They slow roast their Weber Blue Agave and then crush it with a two ton tahona stone wheel, the original/traditional way to crush agave. The juice is then fermented and distilled with the agave fibers. All this adds to a very complex taste with earthy tones and a long smooth finish. I highly recommend the ROCA PATRÓN SILVER, another sign is when it’s the first empty bottle on the table. I found a great price online if you want to order bottle Liquorama liquor store has a great price.
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At this years Acushnet Apple & Peach Festival I picked up a few things at the Silverbrook Farm tent. They had their Pereira Bakery Sweet Bread, which was amazing just on it’s, own. Silverbrook Farm Old Fashioned Peaches, Homestyle Apple Butter, Cinnamon Pear Jam, Strawberry Jam, Chunky Peach Salsa, Honey and a whole lot more. My Favorite was the their Pumpkin Pie and Apple Pie from their Pereira Bakery. They were a both a hit with everyone who got a piece, delicious.
The Silverbrook Farm is a fully operational agriculture facility serving the Southern New England Region. It’s Family owned and operated for nearly two decades, with their famous homemade Pies, Horse Drawn Hayrides, Expanding Produce and Livestock Programs, and colorful seasonal Events, Silverbrook Farm is becoming the standard in traditional products and entertainment. Also, Ice Cream, you can even purchase a Christmas tree from their Tree Farm.
Operating with the motto, “Start a New Family Tradition at Silverbrook Farm!”, Silverbrook strives to hold dear the values and components of traditional New England living while incorporating the updated attractions of the modern day.
Silverbrook Farm is on 934 Main Street Acushnet, MA 02743 www.thesilverbrookfarm.com for more information on any of their great products.