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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Goose Island Vanilla Rye - sold via BRC


Goose Island Vanilla Rye -
Getting a lot of phone calls - Yes it did arrive, emails went out to BRC yesterday. 

We got very little - sorry.

North Coast limited Barrel Aged Releases

More cases arrived today - good supplye


More arrived!


North Coast Brewing Old Stock Ale 2013...$22.99 / 500ml
Aged in Bourbon Barrels
Old Stock Cellar Reserve is a small batch, limited release that has been aged in bourbon barrels. The aging process gives this world-class beer added layers of complexity and flavor. Bottled in a 500 ml bottle with a cork and wire finish, it is a memorable drink that should be enjoyed as a unique offering.
VITAL STATISTICS
ABV 14.1%
Recommended serving temperature 60°



North Coast Barrel Aged Rasputin XVII...$19.99 / 500ml
Every year we age a special batch of our much-loved Russian Imperial Stout in Bourbon barrels. The depth, intensity, and complexity of the flavor profile of this special release, like its predecessors, make it a worthy tribute to Old Rasputin.

Prior to 2010, Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin was released in such limited quantities that it was available only at the North Coast Brewing retail shop in Fort Bragg, California. However, we received so many requests for this beer that we began producing enough Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin to put into broader, but still limited, distribution.
VITAL STATISTICS

Style: Barrel-Aged
Color: Black
ABV: 12.1%
Bitterness: 38 IBUs

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Sour State Ten Porter







Santa Fe Brewing Aged Sour State Pen Porter...$12.99 / 22oz
Two Year Barrel Aged Beer
The Los Innovadores team has decided to take you back in time, H.G. Well’s style. We invite you to kick it ‘old school’ with a beer that’s style came right out of the 19th century. Prior to the industrial revolution this “Sour” or Brettanomyces fermented porter was a fairly common public house delicacy! In order to recognize this quirky beer style we must never forget ‘The Power of Darkness’ in our attempts to drink to ‘War and Peace’ with a truly pre-prohibition style ale. Zip up that bustle, telegraph the neighbor for a visit, be careful when you hop into your horse and buggies. It’s time to get out the Beethoven and share this beer over a rousing game of snakes and ladders!

Timmermans Lambicus Oude Kriek




Timmermans Lambicus Oude Kriek...$16.99
The flavour of Timmermans Oude Kriek, refermented in the bottle, is without comparison. The cherries from which it derives its taste and colour it features traditionally come from Schaerbeek. Slightly acidic and with a wonderful bouquet, this natural and hence unpredictable brew requires careful handling throughout its long maturation period. Created from a blend of old and young lambic, Timmermans Oude Kriek keeps for 12 years. Like Timmermans Oude Gueuze, this is a precious drink, available in a limited edition only !

The marriage of genuine lambic, to the cherry - originally the Schaerbeek cherry - always has surprising results, particularly as a spontaneously fermented young lambic is added to the old lambic in the proportion of one to three. This union, in which natural bitterness dominates, will delight genuine connoisseurs of spontaneous fermentation and will surprise newcomers to fruit beers in their most prestigious and noble form.

Shiner Birthday Chocolate Stout!

In stock now at Forsyth


Shiner Birthday Beer....$7.49 / 6pk

To celebrate the 106th birthday of the “Little Brewery” in Shiner, we crafted this special limited-edition brew that’s a sweet treat for all. Brewed with chocolate malt and real cocoa, this year’s Shiner Birthday Beer is a delicious out with a soft creamy head, chocolate aroma and taste and a slightly sweet finish. Drink this beer that’s as rich as Shiner’s heritage while it lasts- once it’s gone, you’ll have to wait until next year for another birthday surprise.

Sierra Nevada Nooner Pilsner

In stock now at Forsyth
Sierra Nevada Nooner Pilsner...$7.99 / 6pk
A crisp, hoppy take on the original session beer.

Gather your friends, pack the gear, and head out to wherever the day may take you. A midday go-to, Nooner is our take on the classic German-style pilsner—one of the original session beers. Nooner is easy drinking yet packed with the big flavor of spicy and floral whole-cone hops. Its brilliant golden color begs you to take a sip and sink your taste buds into an extremely welcoming beer, full of flavor and balanced by a crisp, dry finish.

Beluga GOLD -

Back in stock!  18 more bottles!





Beluga Gold Line Vodka...$109.99
Beluga Gold Line is a limited edition product.  Needless to say, it is dedicated to the true connoisseurs of strong spirits.  Unlike other Beluga varieties, in this series our trademark blend of artesian water and malt spirits passes through not three but five rounds of filtering.  Each bottle comes with its own serial number and a cork stopped with sealing wax.  To clean out the sealing wax, each bottle of Beluga Gold line comes with an elegant hammer and brush, emphasizing 100% authenticity and individuality of this limited series vodka an imposing attitude.

Evil Twin Molotov Lite!

Back in stock!


Evil Twin Molotov Lite...$8.49 / 4pk pint Cans
Back in the days, only uncomplicated and tasteless beers excited and people started feeling bored before happy hour was up. Molotov Lite is a understated tour de force in rebellious hoppiness, it’s a subtle spark for action and yet by far one of the most anti-authoritative beers ever made by Evil Twin Brewing.

Style: Imperial IPA
Brewed: Two Roads Brewing Co, CT
ABV: 8

2nd Shift LSD with Blueprint Coffee Volume III

Back in stock!


Limit 2 per person
2nd Shift LSD with Blueprint Coffee...$14.99 / 750ml
Son of a...Blueprint did it again with the coffee.  So this time we used Karimikui which comes from the Chelekeletu Coffee Beans.  We bottles 45 cases this go around, you lucky pig knuckle." - label

CHELELEKTU ("CHELE")
Chelelektu is a town located in the Gedeo Zone of Yirgacheffe. We’re calling it “Chele” for short (rhymes with Shelly). A majority of coffee from Ethiopia is processed using the natural (or dry) method, however, Yirgacheffe is better known for its washed processing. Over the past five years, the demand for natural-processed coffees from Ethiopia has increased, leading many cooperatives and collection stations in Yirgacheffe to begin offering natural-processed coffees. This natural-processed selection is incredibly clean and offers some of the floral notes found in many washed coffees from Ethiopia while maintaining the syrupy and sweet profile of the natural process. If you were a fan of our Aramo offering last year, this should be a coffee you’ll love.

New - Caol Ila 15 Year Old Limited Release - CASK STRENGTH






Limited release bottled in 2014
60.39% ABV !!
Caol Ila 15 Year Old Unpeated Limited Release...$109.99
This unpeated limited edition natural cask strength Caol Ila has been aged in first fill bourbon casks to bring out its sweet spiciness. As clean and fresh as the pale sky that follows the clearing rain, its intense flavours dance boldly across the tongue like flecks of foma over wind-lashed waves." - bottles

2nd Barrel of Four Roses Cask Strength!

We bought our 2nd barrel of Four Roses at BARREL STRENGTH.  
Just a few bottles left of the first barrel.
 This is the only way you can get this rare barrel strength Bourbon.  We have 150 bottles of this wonderful Bourbon.  It is aged a little longer than our first barrel.  (this one is over 11 years old).  This one also has a "High Rye" mash bill.






Our own barrel! 2nd Edition for us!
Four Roses / TWCP Single Barrel BARREL STRENGTH....$63.99
Yield: only 150 bottles
Age: 11 Years 4 months
ABV: 58.5%
Warehouse: HW
Barrel No. 31-3B


Recipe: OBSF

  • 60% Corn, 35% Rye and 5% Malted Barley.
  • 11yr old OBSF was used by Master Distiller Jim Rutledge  to create the 2014 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon: 13-year-old Bourbon from Four Roses’ OBSV recipe, 12-year-old OESV, 11-year-old OBSF and 9-year-old OBSK.

Monday, December 29, 2014

BRC -- 4 Hands Limited and Firestone Walker XVIII


Emails going out now!

The 4 Hands will go to the top overall supporters
The Firstone Walker will go to the top beer supporters



4 Hands Madagascar....$15.99 / 22oz
Stout brewed with Vanilla beans and aged in Bourbon Barrels

4 Hands Brewing Volume 1....$15.99 / 22oz
Imperial Stout Aged in Whiskey Barrels with Coffee and Cocoa Nibs


Firestone Walker Anniversary Ale XVIII...$20.99 / 22ozThe Vision Behind Our Barrel Aging and Blending Program Is Still the Same!
The Goal: To create complexity centering on oak, in a multitude of forms, by brewing high gravity beers in complementary styles, aging them in different barrel formats and then blending them together to achieve harmonious new flavors.

The Puzzle: To blend these various components to create a synergistic whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. This is done with the help of a few of our neighboring Paso Robles winemakers who are practicing experts in the art of blending.

The Inspiration: Firestone Walker’s oak brewing tradition and our connection with winemaking. Of course until the advent of stainless steel, brewing was intimately linked to wood barrels and vessels. Brewing has a deeply rooted history in the alchemy of blending.



The Barrels
The individual lots were aged in oak barrels, many of which were hand selected from premium Kentucky spirits producers by Tom Griffin, who is extremely passionate and knowledgeable about bourbon barrels and beer. Each barrel lends its own unique influence to the final blend.



The Aging Cellar – The Components
We blended together 227 oak barrels containing 9 different beers creating something dark complex and 100% original.
Following are descriptions of key components with their names:
Final Blend:
Parabola (13% ABV) Aged in Bourbon Barrels (38% of the final blend)
Russian Imperial Oatmeal Stout
OG=30P FG=7.5P IBU=80 Color=Black / Hopped with Magnum, Styrian Golding and Hallertau Tradition
Helldorado (11.7% ABV) Aged in Bourbon and Brandy Barrels (16% of the final blend)

Blonde Barley Wine
OG=24.8P FG=4.0P IBU=24 Color=8 / Brewed with buckwheat honey & El Dorado hops
Bravo (12.9% ABV) Aged in Bourbon and Brandy Barrels (16% of the final blend)

Imperial Brown Ale
OG=26.5 FG=3.7 IBU=35 Color=32 / Hopped with German Magnum

Stickee Monkee (12.3% ABV) Aged in Bourbon and Brandy Barrels (14% of the final blend)
English Barley Wine
OG=27P FG=5.4P IBU=45 Color=34 / Brewed with Belgian Candi Sugar and Mexican Turbinado (Brown) sugar

Velvet Merkin (8.5% ABV) Aged in Bourbon barrels (5% of the final blend)
Traditional Oatmeal Stout
OG=15+P FG=5.5 IBU=32.5 Color=Black / 15% Oats / Hopped with 100% US grown Fuggles

Hydra Cuveè (10.5% ABV) Aged in Bourbon Barrels - A Collaboration brewed with Flying Dog for Savor 2014 (4% of the final blend)
Blended Hybrid ½ hoppy dark beer (Gonzo and Wookey) and ½-blended barrel aged beer (DDBA and Bravo)
OG=24+P FG=5.5+ IBU=32.5 Color= Black

Wookey Jack (8.5% ABV) 100% Stainless Steel (3% of the final blend)
American Black Ale – Black IPA
OG=17.8P FG=2.5P IBU=80 Color=45+/ Dank and Dark

Ol’ Leghorn (12.5%ABV)Aged in New American Oak - A Collaboration brewed with Three Floyds for the FWIBF (2% of the final blend)
English Barley Wine
OG=27P FG=5.1P IBU=45 Color=28 / 50% 1 yr. barrel aged English Barley Wine + 50% fresh dry hopped stainless produced



Double Jack (9.5% ABV) 100% Stainless Steel
(2% of the final blend)
Double India Pale Ale
OG= 20P FG=2.5P IBU=100 Color=8 / Extremely hoppy triple dry hopped DIPA

A Note from Brewmaster Matt Brynildson
Our 18th Year!
As the 2014 brewing year got rolling, it became apparent that we were in for an exciting ride. What was once a brewery focused on brewing wood-fermented English ales and American dry hopped beer, evolved to also produce a hoppy Pilsner, a Belgian Saison, as well as a host of barrel aged wild ales! Yes, we added Opal to the lineup this year and with this beer came new Belgian yeast, which deserves equal attention and equal accommodations as our other yeasts. To make this happen and to juggle the four yeast strains we currently brew with (we still make Bavarian Hefeweizen for our Taprooms) we added a new Yeast Spa and Rejuvenation Center to the cellar. Our newly appointed yeast wrangler Sam Tierney has been put in charge of the lavish yeast resort. Each week he carefully propagates, harvests, chills, mixes, and pitches our fermenting friends, keeping them happy and refreshed – promoting the magic that only yeast can make. On the other side of the brewery we added a number of new fermenting and lagering vats, designed to be perfect for both dry hopping Union Jack as well as lagering Pivo to perfection. As this work was going on, we upgraded our keg-racking program, adding the highest quality and most thorough keg washer and gentle keg filling equipment available, housed in what we affectionately call the “Keg Shed.” As if this wasn’t enough for Will Crosby and the packaging crew to handle on the improvement front, we added a cannery to the brewery! We now offer our beers in bottles, kegs and cans. This will allow our fans to carry FW brews to the beach, on the trails, to the golf course or wherever a tasty brew is called for. A lot of thought and effort was taken to ensure that our new can line will perform as well as our faithful bottle line. Of course while this was all going on, the rest of the brew team was busy milling grains, lautering wort, cleaning tanks, propagating yeast, dry hopping fermenters, bottling, racking and shipping (not to mention constant maintenance, lab work and sensory analysis). Easy Jack, our new session IPA, was born with great success along with a host of new wild and sour beers created by our Barrelworks crew. It was truly an amazing year of brewing, improvement and creation!



The Winemakers and Friends
On the beer you are about to enjoy; this project is all about creating flavors through blending and no one knows blending better than a winemaker. As brewers in this project, we create individual beers that we believe will lend something to the blend. We add a brew or two each year to see how the winemakers react, hoping to add another splash of flavor for the final blend. Some brews are added due to brewing collaborations that we engaged in, as in the case of Ol’ Leghorn, brewed with Three Floyds, and Hydra Cuveè brewed with Flying Dog. With all of this, our hardest work is done months before the final Anniversary beer is realized. In the end, we step aside and allow our brothers and sisters in fermentation science to take over and formulate the blend. It is an amazingly educational experience. I continue to learn so much from watching and listening to them in these blending sessions. Crush (the wine grape harvest) came early this year and we were honored that these busy enologists took time away from the harvest to join us in creating this beer. I can’t help but think that being in the middle of their most intense time of year only adds to these sessions with their heightened senses being in the creative zone in the midst of crush. Many of the folks who have helped us in the past returned to lend their well-tuned senses to this project. This year’s blenders included: Matt Trevisan – Linne Calodo, Steve Martell – Kaleidos, Eric Jensen – Booker, Justin Smith – Saxum, Brock Waterman – Brochelle, Kevin Sass and Molly Lonborg – Halter Ranch, Sherman Thacher – Thacher Winery,Russell From and Philip Muzzy – Herman Story, Mark Adams – Ledge and One Time Space Man, Terry Hoage – Hoage Cellars, Chelsea Franchi and Neil Collins from - Tablas Creek and Lone Madrone. If you are into artisanal barrel aged products, then you need to check out this amazing group’s work. Also joining us was Arie Litman and his amazing homemade bread and Bobby Fox of Western Square Industries. It was a great group who worked in teams to create a number of different potential blends. We then had the winemakers taste through them blindly and vote to select this year’s awesome blend. When the dust settled, it was the blend created by Russell and Philip of Herman Story that is in this bottle. A lot has happened since that first “10” blending session and each year the experience gets better.



The Finished Piece
As a finished beer, XVIII is a dark and complex brew full of malt and barrel derived flavors, with Parabola leading the brew into the rich darkness. The beer is unfiltered and unfined, so there will be a small amount of sediment in the bottom of the bottle. XVIII is best enjoyed poured carefully into a half filled brandy snifter or wine glass. Allow it to warm to 55F to fully enjoy the pleasing and complex aromas. As the beer sits and breathes in the glass, rich dark chocolate, toasted oak and dark fruit character is revealed, so take your time. If you wait to open your bottle later, store it in a cool dark place. I suspect that this beer will age well and change favorably for years to come. It was an absolute pleasure in the making and I truly hope you enjoy our ninth oak-aged blend! The journey continues and it’s just as fun and exciting now as it was back in 1996.



This beer is dedicated to Jake and the rest of the amazing Wolfe family who have supported this community, our brewery and me personally since the beginning. We love you dearly.

Matt

North Coast Puck The Beer Petite Saison

Online now


North Coast Puck The Beer Petite Saison...$7.99 / 4pk
First brewed to celebrate our 25th anniversary, the beer now known as PUCK, a petite saison of just over 4% ABV, won a place in our hearts and in our year-round portfolio of beers. Brewed with premium Pils and wheat malts and fermented with the same yeast strain used to make our renowned Saison, Le Merle, Puck is sharp and spritzy with a delicious flowery, spicy dry-hop aroma—the perfect accompaniment to any celebration, big or small.

VITAL STATISTICS

Style: Petite Saison
Color: Pale Gold
Bitterness: 27 IBUs
ABV: 4.0%

Saturday, December 27, 2014

4 Hands Chocolate Milk Stout




4 Hands Brewing Chocolate Milk Stout...$6.99 / 22oz
"Our Chocolate milk stout pours black as the night sky with aromas of dark chocolate, chocolate malt, and more chocolate.  With a frothy tan head and a rich velvety mouthfeel our Chocolate milk stout is a perfect addition to the change of seasons.  Brewed with over 3 pounds of cocoa nibs per barrel this beer is a chocolate lovers dream!" -- label

Johnnie Walker Limited Edition "O"







Johnnie Walker Blue Limited Edition "O" Design...$187.99
This is a limited edition new Johnnie Walker Blue design.

Talisker Distillers Edition




Talisker Distillers Edition 2014 Single Malt Scotch....$69.99
Distilled: 2003
Bottled: 2014
Double Matured in Amoroso Cask Wood
Distillers Edition
The Distillers Edition is unique: after its usual aging process in American oak casks, the whisky undergoes a second maturation in casks previously holding sherry. The result is older, sweeter and richer than the regular bottlings.



New Oban Little Bay Single Malt Scotch


1 per person at this time, to let more people get a chance to try it.






Oban Little Bay Single Malt Whisky...$74.99
"Oban 'Little Bay' Single Malt Whisky distilled in small batches and slowly finished in our smallest casks"

Oban Distillers Edition


Another limited release that does not last long!


Oban Distillers Edition Double Matured....$85.99
Distilled in 1999

Bottled in 2014


Each Distillers Edition expression undergoes a second (or ‘double’) maturation in casks that have previously held a fortified wine.
The founders of Oban distillery were entrepreneurs who imported and exported goods for which they could sense a demand. They would have approved of the Spanish influence brought to bear in this Montilla Fino cask wood finish.
A seriously complex whisky of the highest order – a glorious zesty nose and plenty of sweet fruit complemented by salt and chewy, roasty caramel malt.


Oban 18 Year Old

Back in stock






Oban 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch...$81.99
This rare, bottling was selected to mature four years longer than Oban 14-Year-Old.
Those extra four years give Oban 18-Year-Old a rounder, more developed flavour. The sweeter notes such as banana and toasted teacake, found subtly in Oban 14-Year-Old are amplified. The rich sweetness of Oban 18-Year-Old is perfectly balanced with the most mysterious of flavours: a dry hint of Sea Salt.
STRENGTH
43% ABV
APPEARANCE
Pale, green-gold.
NOSE
Sweet with white banana notes at firstfollowed by toasted muffins and a trace of toasted tea-cake before the familiarOban key note of sweet smokiness and salt appears.
BODY
Medium.
PALATE
Fruity like rhubarb compote. Smooth texturedand easy to drink.
FINISH
Long with late smoke, cocoa and aniseed. Oilyand rich with long tannins.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Highland Park limited - 30 Year old Single Malt





Very limited - only 1 bottle in stock now!
Highland Park 30 Year Old Single Malt....$599.99
30 years ago, our master distiller decided to lay down the casks that would go on to become the heart of this exceptional whisky and over these three decades, the whisky maturing inside them has developed an outstanding balance, with a seductive sweetness and extremely delicate smoke. Treating this whisky with respect will reward you with breath taking results: characteristic fudge sweetness comes together with complex aromatic spices and dark chocolate orange. It has a drying finish, leaving a gentle smoky flavour and an incredibly lengthy finish.

Dalla Valle Maya - limted




Available in 3 bottle Original Wood Cases
Very limited cult California Cabernet Sauvignon from the master of cult wine - Andy Erickson!
2011 Dalla Valle Maya...$369.99
The Dalla Valle vineyard proved its worth in the 2011 vintage, which was quite challenging in many parts of California. At several hundred feet above the valley floor, with a strict western exposure and very rocky soils, the vineyard literally stayed above the fray. The Maya blocks performed particularly well, delivering fruit with ripe tannins, aromatic intensity, and plenty of well-defined muscle. The final blend is 73% Cabernet Sauvignon and 23% Cabernet Franc.  Aromas and flavors of candied cherries, currant, black tea and cardamom come to the surface of this youthful wine. The mid-palate impression is generous, structured, and round, with bright red fruit and Asian spice flavors lingering on a very long finish. This is a wine that, while accessible now, will absolutely age well. -- The Winery



Andy Erickson, Winemaker
Andy has been instrumental in crafting some of Napa Valley’s very finest wines. As a fervent believer in terroir, his chief concern at Dalla Valle is to understand and maximize the unique qualities that allow this vineyard to produce truly special and authentic wines. He engages in every aspect of the process, from grape growing to bottling, working in tandem with Naoko and her team to maintain focus and strive for the pinnacle of quality.

"Andy Erickson, 40, was hired as winemaker at Napa Valley's Screaming Eagle in 2006...Erickson started his winemaking career at Harlan Estate and was then named winemaker at Staglin in 2001 before founding his own winery, Favia, in 2003 with his viticulturist wife, Annie Favia; in addition to his duties at Screaming Eagle and Favia, he is consulting winemaker for Hartwell, Ovid, Dancing Hares, Dalla Valle and Arietta in Napa and Jonata in the Santa Ynez Valley." -- Wine Spectator

Comte de Vogue Musigny V.V. Grand Cru









6 bottles in stock in OWC
2011 Comte de Vogue Musigny V.V. Grand Cru....$515 / net per bottle
The 2011 Musigny Vieilles Vignes shows wonderful energy in its expressive floral notes. Sweet red-hued fruit turns darker in the glass, but it is really the wine's energy that stands out most. Overall, this is a fairly mid-weight vintage for the Musigny deeply marked by its resonance and balance. The 2011 is perhaps a bit less epic than some recent versions, but it certainly delivers considerable pleasure. -- Antonio Galloni
Rated 95/100 Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media

Tasting note: A remarkably attractively cool and restrained nose of various red berries, spice and a beautiful array of floral elements complements well the rich and equally cool mineral-tinged big-bodied and overtly muscular flavors. There is a really lovely sense of underlying tension on the clean and pure finish that delivers strikingly good length. This intensely mineral-driven effort is also clean and firm but with slightly better phenolic maturity to the supporting structural elements which should allow this beauty to age successfully for many years to come.
Rated 94/100 Allen Meadows, Burghound





2011 Comte de Vogue Chambolle Musigny 1er Cru...$299.99
A big step up from the villages, the 2011 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru bursts from the glass with an exotic melange of dark red/blackish fruits. Graphite, rose petal, cinnamon and raspberry candy follow, adding notable dimension, complexity and nuance. I very much like the sense of energy and tension here. This is a terrific showing from de Vogüé. -Rated Rated 93/100 Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Beer news at Forsyth!



Open 9am-4pm today!
HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Thanks for a great year in beer.  I think yesterday we had our best beer day ever, and our best year ever!  

Thanks to everyone!


Looking for last minute Christmas gifts.  While supply lasts, no reservations, no phone calls.
Here is some beer at the FORSYTH Location

  • North Coast Barrel Aged Old Rasputin  1 per person
  • Dragon's Milk Reserve with Raspberries  1 per person
  • North Coast Old Stock Reserve 2013
  • Prairie Artisan Ales Christmas Bomb!
  • Jolly Pumpkin Noel de Calabaza
  • Avery Mephistopheles - in stock, no limit
  • Avery Tweak  - should have more coming today - will post and tweet when it arrives



Also in stock

  • Founders Breakfast Stout
  • Founders Imperial Stout
  • Founders Dark Rye
  • Hanson Brothers Mmmhops
  • Lagunitas Brown Shugga
  • Boulevard Thirllogy which includes BBQ
  • Boulevard Imperial Stout
  • 4 Hands Bonafide
  • 4 Hands Sugar and Spice
  • 2nd Shift Mullineaux No.3 still on sale at $5.99
  • 2nd Shift FRESH Art of Neurosis
  • Bells Two Hearted Ale on SALE!
  • Arcadia Barrel Aged Shipwreck Porter
  • Urban Chestnut 8 pack with 4 new beers
  • Arrogant Bastard 4pks with the Barrel aged version 
  • plus most Christmas Ales are on SALE


Tuesday, December 23, 2014

W.L. Weller 12 Year Old



W.L. Weller 12 Year Old...$22.99 / 750ml
W.L. Weller 12 Year Old...$39.99 / 1.75ltr

sold out

Bomb! Explosion


1 of each per person!

We saved a case of each to release for holiday gifts!

Available now at Forsyth!  No reservations, come and get it.  Available in back!

We have a few other goodies hidden on the shelf too, including some rare whiskey!

Great buy from Rioja



2012 Hazana Rioja Tradicion....$11.99
(85% tempranillo and 15% graciano; aged for a year in a combination of French and American oak): Bright violet color. Highly aromatic scents of black and blue fruits, Indian spices and fresh flowers are complemented by a deeper note of candied licorice. Juicy and broad on the palate, with intense dark berry and floral pastille flavors that become spicier with aeration. Dusty tannins give shape to the clinging finish.90 points
Rated 90/100 Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

Monday, December 22, 2014

Absolut Andy Warhol Edition...$15.99 / 750ml


Absolut Andy Warhol Edition...$15.99 / 750ml

in stock now at Forsyth

Highly sought after and highly rated 2010 Bond

We have a little in stock now - call 314.727.8788 to reserve
or email aaron@wineandcheeseplace.com




2010 Bond Pluribus...$391.99
Only 1 bottle available

The 2010 Pluribus reveals classic notes of blueberry and mulberry fruit intermixed with hints of violets, incense and licorice. The striking aromatics are followed by a full-bodied, dense, supple-textured, multidimensional wine that should drink well for 25-30 years.
Rated 97/100 The Wine Advocate


2010 Bond Vecina...$391.99

Only 1 bottle
Another wine flirting with perfection is the 2010 Vecina, the nearby neighbor of Harlan Estate on the western hills overlooking the Oakville Corridor, and further south, Yountville. A Graves-like effort, it displays notes of burning embers, scorched earth, creme de cassis, and charcoal. Primordial, dense, rich, full-bodied, masculine and backward, this is another example of a wine built for half a century of cellaring. Forget it for 7-10 years and watch the pleasure unfold thereafter.
Rated 99/100 The Wine Advocate


2010 Bond Quella....SOLD OUT
The 2010 Quella is a candidate for perfection. From the lower foothills of Pritchard Hill, it offers up notes of charcoal, graphite, espresso and copious quantities of blueberry and black raspberry liqueur, along with distinctive minerality, a full-bodied mouthfeel, moderately high tannins, gorgeous richness and a long, moderately tannic finish. Forget it for five years and drink it over the following three decades.
Rated 98/100 The Wine Advocate
Rated 97/100 James Suckling

2010 Bond St. Eden...
SOLD OUT

From the valley floor, the 2010 St. Eden exhibits copious notes of creme de cassis, loamy, dusty soil undertones, forest floor, toasty oak and plenty of sweet tannin in its full-bodied, massive personality. Again, these wines are not meant for near-term gratification, so 5-6 years of cellaring is warranted. This is another 30-year wine from Bond.
Rated 95/100 The Wine Advocate