Saturday, October 27, 2012

Dean did it all with style and grace and usually with a glass of scotch and soda in his hands.

Hey pallies, likes there simply just ain't no end to the ubber unique ways of homagin' our most beloved Dino! Case in point. Through the magic of google blog search I recently ended up at a pad tagged "VINYL PAIRINGS.COM," where an unnamed blogger has developed the very very cool concept of pairin' a liquid libation with a vinyl al-b-um. Well, likes it simply had to be a matter of time before this swingin' blog-o gots 'round to puttin' the accent on our Dino.

Likes in their blog post, "Everybody Loves Somebody" this dude has had the wondrously wise Dino-creativity of pairin' a Mexican al-b-um import edition of our great man singin' his signature croon with a tumbler of our Dino's fav liquid refreshment...some J&B (Justerini & Brooks) Blended Scotch Whiskey with a dash of club soda. Obviously this blogger is truly truly in the Dino-know!

ilovedinomartin raises a toast to "ilovevinyl" for such usin' such Dino-creativity to homage our King of Cool. These Dino-reflections are sure to send many of this dude's readership on a search for growin' closer to our most beloved Dino! To view this in it's original format, simply clicks on the tag of this Dino-gram. Dino-awed, DMP

Everybody Loves Somebody

Posted on October 26, 2012 by ilovevinyl

A Justerini & Brooks Blended Scotch Whiskey with a splash of Shasta Club Soda paired with a Mexican import edition of Dean Martin’s “Everybody Loves Somebody”

Talk about classy entertainment. There haven’t been many like Dean that have come around. An all around entertainer, Dean did it all with style and grace and usually with a glass of scotch and soda in his hands. According to his son, when he did drink was it was typically what you see here, J&B blended scotch whiskey and a splash of soda.

His son Ricci Martin is quoted saying the following, “While it was true that Dad drank, the drunky routines were an act. On stage, and later on the set of his TV show, Dad usually had a J&B scotch and soda he nursed through the performance. It was almost always a weak scotch and soda. Other times it was just apple juice. I never saw Dad drink a martini, although the martini glass logo was frequently used in his TV show promotions and there have been countless martini bars christened in his honor. I suppose much of the association came from the last name he took, but he was never much of a martini drinker.” So there you have it, from a source that should indeed know the story.

As for the J&B blended scotch, just the fact that this company began making whiskey in 1749, and are still producing the same classic blend should tell you something.

From the distillor: Each time you sip J&B RARE, 42 different whiskies pass your lips. They are carefully blended together to create a subtle, smooth and complex flavour. The delicate balance is what gives J&B RARE its distinctive character. If we took even one whisky away you would taste the difference. The heart of J&B RARE is formed by Speyside Malt Whiskies. They provide the fruity, fresh quality you can taste, and give J&B its light colour. Speyside is recognised as the superior area in Scotland for making malt. Added to that are some of the finest grain whiskies Scotland has to offer. They help reveal the individual flavours of the various malts, unveiling the pleasant, smooth character of J&B.

The two in my opinion are indeed timeless. Dean’s character and his music will always be around and I would imagine that J&B will be around making scotch whiskey for quite some time to come as well.

Here’s hoping that all of us can enjoy it as long as we want and truly do so with someone that we love! Till next time! Salute!


Danny G. said...

Hey man...I'm diggin' this guy & his blog! Great stuff! Salute!

dino martin peters said...

Hey pallie, likes Danny-o, likes I thought this was quite the Dino-find! Keeps lovin' our Dino!

Always On Watch said...

I've never been much of a scotch person. Once in a great while, maybe.

Ah, well. None of us can measure up to our Dino all of the time.

dino martin peters said...

Hey pallies, likes Miss AOW, likes you speaketh the Dino-truth when you sez, "Ah, well. None of us can measure up to our Dino all of the time." No one ever was, ever will be as cool as our King of Cool! Keeps lovin' our Dino!