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Friday, August 17, 2018

Evil Twin Contest





Evil Twin Contest - these letters we know...

  • A is for Apricot
  • B is for Blueberry
  • C is for Cherry
  • D is for Dewberry
  • E is for Elderberry (not released but label approved)

Contest! Guess the next four releases...
F is for ?
G is for ?
H is for?
I is for ?

More info -- 

  • We are doing this on our own for fun, not in collaboration with Evil Twin.
  • Contest null and void if they do not release these 4 letters, we are guessing they will release these.
  • Guess the next 4 releases of their letter series.
  • We do not know when they will be released at this point.
  • Deadline to enter will be as soon as the letter "F" release label is registered.
  • Post a comment on this post here in the blog with your guesses for F, G, H, and I.  
  • You get 1 point for each one correct.  If multiple people have the same score, we will draw a  random name from all the winners!
  • We will post the winner when when we know.  Include your name on your post.  Or make sure you watch when we post the winner.



We are doing this for fun - but we are hoping to have some prices! Prizes??  Some beer? 
Evil Twin Swag?  working on the prize package.  
Will post when we have stuff.

New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale





New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale...$9.99 / 6pk cans
Ichabod combines malted barley and real pumpkin with cinnamon and nutmeg in a delicious and inviting brew. After dinner, try it with your favorite dessert.

4 Hands Father Time Barrel Aged Barley Wine






4 Hands Father Time Barrel Aged Barley Wine...$11.99 / 22oz
ALC/VOL: 11.5% Father Time is our English Barely Wine aged in Bourbon Barrels. Huge notes of toffe, caramel, vanilla and bourbon dominate this thick and chewy beer

4 Hands Smooth Operator Mango Vanilla IPA




4 Hands Smooth Operator Mango Vanilla IPA...$9.49 / 22oz
ALC/VOL: 6.5% 
Smooth Operator was inspired by the Diamond life, lover boy. Huge notes of Mango blend effortlessly with a blend of tropical hops and vanilla bean. This low IBU is a crusher!

Lapierre Morgon scores 94 - new 2017



2017 M. & C. Lapierre Morgon....$31.99
Some very stony and flinty aromas with graphite. Red and dark plums, too. Smells fresh and very complex already. The palate has great density and a fine, compressed tannin texture, as well as a very focused finish. Spiced black cherries and blackberries, cassis and dark chocolate to close. Short carbonic maceration and juice is racked off during the carbonic process. A captivatingly powerful but focused Morgon. No Côte du Puy due to the hail in 2017. Best from 2020.
Rated 94/100 James Suckling

2015 Bordeaux




2015 Chateau Haut Bergey Pessac Leognan....$28.99
Attractive violets, cassis and wild herbs on the nose, which leads into a sturdy palate, which has a firm wedge of tannins amid flavors of currants and cassis. Best from 2020.
Rated 92/100 James Suckling
Rated 91/100 The Wine Spectator

2015 Chateau Haut Brisson St. Emilion....$28.99
This is the best Haut-Brisson ever showing ripe dark plums and chocolate on the nose, which is so seductive. The palate is all about the silky tannins and beautiful fruit. Full body, gorgeous fruit and a complex aftertaste. So precise and impressive. Texturally complete. Drink or hold." (2/2018) 91-93 points Wine Enthusiast: "The new wood flavors are strong here. They go with a minty character and bright acidity. The wine is dry and concentrated, with a firm core as well as juicy black fruits. It is beginning to balance well.
Rated 95/100 James Suckling
Rated 92/100 Vinous




2015 Chateau Saintayme Saint Emilion....$21.99
A Denis Durantou wine that is 100% Merlot, located in St-Étienne-de-Lisse. Because Durantou is so attuned to terroir, you get a masterclass here on the effect of limestone. At first this is austere to the point that you are scraping your tongue along a slate wall. I know I am a fan of that style, but wow, this is intense! It showcases stunningly tight tannins, with a freshness that flows right through the bilberry and blackberry fruits.
Rated 94/100 Decanter
Rated 93/100 James Suckling
Rated 92/100 The Wine Spectator



2015 Chateau Rauzan Segla Margaux...$97.99
The 2015 Rauzan-Segla (Rausan-Segla) is a blend of 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc and was matured in 65% new and 35% one-year-old barrels for 18 months. Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, it gives up a myriad of softly spoken fresh berry, floral and fragrant earth notes, including crushed red and black currants, black raspberries and menthol notes with touches of cigar box, lavender, violets, smoked meats, black truffles and chargrill. Medium to full-bodied with a firm frame of very finely grained tannins and seamless freshness, the palate possesses an arresting quiet intensity of many tightly wound, subtle layers, finishing on a lingering mineral note. Very polished and precise, this Rauzan-Ségla is truly a triumph!
Rated 97/100 The Wine Advocate
Rated 97/100 James Suckling
Rated 96/100 Vinous
Rated 95/100 The Wine Spectator


Six Mile Bridge Tasting

Six Mile Bridge Tasting
We have our old friend, Adrian, coming this Friday to sample out some Six Mile Bridge Beers with you.

The Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Mo 63105
TONIGHT Friday, August 17th from 4-6pm

Open House




Six Mile Bridge Double Dry Hopped Citra IPA
We used over 30 pounds of late addition citra hops to the fruity citrus qualities of this beer. Finishing at 30 IBUs, this beer is filled with flavors of tropical fruit, melon, lime, grapefruit, and granadlilla.
- Seasonal Availability -
Enjoy With Tamales, tacos and Trivial Pursuit

Six Mile Bridge Irish Red Ale
This smooth, medium-bodied ale is our tribute to the emerald isle. We brew this deep ruby red ale with tons of honey to create layers of caramel and toffee notes as it smooths out the bitterness on the finish.
Enjoy With Pulled pork, crème brulee & St Patrick himself

Six Mile Bridge Bavarian Hefeweizen Wheat Ale
Brewed true to its Bavarian roots, this light and refreshing unfiltered wheat beer boasts of banana and clove flavors with subtle hints of vanilla and citrus.
Enjoy With Cured meats, Mexican dishes, strawberry shortcake & lots of sunshine

Six Mile Bridge Blood Orange Wit...$9.99 / 4pk cans
A traditional Belgian Witbier with a citrus twist--subtle coriander notes allow the fresh blood oranges to shine brightly. Perfect easy-drinking summer beer!



You can also order the beers online.

Rum Tasting Open House

Rum Tasting - Open House
Time to have some fun with Rums!
We are going to focus Rum Tastings over the next few months!
Get Ready!  We finished our summers series on Vermouth.  Now get ready to taste Rums!
The first one is this weekend!

TONIGHT
The Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Mo 63105
Friday, August 17th from 4-6pm

Open House
Taste these 8 rums!

  1. Origines Reserva Don Pancho 18 Year Old..$57.99
  2. Papa's Pilar Ernest Hemingway Dark Rum...$37.99
  3. Stolen Overproof Rum Limited Edition...$16.99 / 375ml
  4. The Real McCoy Single Blended Rum 12 Year Old...$39.99
  5. Parce Colombian Rum 8 Year Old....$22.99
  6. Seven Fathoms Cayman Island Rum...$44.99
  7. Angostura 1919 Trinidad & Tobago Rum...$27.99
  8. Cartavio Solera Rum 12 Years....$25.99


Origines Reserva Don Pancho 18 Year Old..$57.99
Lowest price on Wine-Searcher is $59.99
Aromas of honey, tea, soft cardamom and figs.A sweet luxurious initial entry on the palate turns to creamy vanilla, then dries to cola nut with some brown spice. Long rich oak finish reluctant to leave the palate.
The youngest rum in the blend has been aged for 18 years in selected American Oak Casks uncharred from Kentucky. A luxury on its own, meant to be drink either neat, on the rocks or with a dash of water.






Papa's Pilar Ernest Hemingway Dark Rum...$37.99
Solera aged rum including rums up to 24 years old in Bourbon Barrels, port wine casks, and Spanish Sherry casks, this custom barreled blend was further aged in Bourbon oak barrels for The Wine and Cheese Place


Stolen Overproof Rum Limited Edition...$16.99 / 375ml
STOLEN discovered Overproof at a historic, family-run distillery in Jamaica that’s over 250 years old, renowned for making some of the best heavy pot still rums in the world. It is the last of a 6-year aged, pot still rum made using hand harvested sugar cane grown by local farmers. The sugar cane mash is fermented using a proprietary yeast strand that is cultured in outdoor wood vats. The mash ferments for seven days in a selection of the distillery’s 50 different traditional cedar tanks. Utilizing mountain rain water collected by the estate’s own rain water retention system, the rum is distilled using very old, traditional pot stills… the same as those found in Scotland to make high flavor single malt whiskies. The distilled rum is then carefully matured in ex-whiskey barrels.  The result is a distinctively smooth 123 proof dark bronze rum with a flavor and profile that is nothing short of amazing. The nose is not the wet grass one might expect but rather offers a dose of white and black pepper spice married with charred oak and ripe banana. On the palate, there is a hint of charred vanilla along with notes of tangerine, banana, and pear. The rum has medium viscosity and lovely long legs, leaving a luscious light coat in your mouth. This is a very limited release.
When it’s over, it’s over. And out.



Distilled by Foursquare Distillery
NOT Solera -  real aged!
The Real McCoy Single Blended Rum 12 Year Old...$39.99
Authentically barrel aged for 12 full years. Rivals world's finest spirits
ROFILE: Exceptionally smooth, mature & balanced, complex wood & spice
NOSE: Buttery oak, earthy notes, spicy dark chocolate
PALATE: Caramel, complex wood & spice notes, orange zest, tobacco hint
FINISH: Soft, structured buttery, peppery spice, hint smoke



Parce Colombian Rum 8 Year Old....$22.99
Lowest price on Wine-Searcher is $29.99 
(average price of $40)
100% REAL AGED - 8 Years!  Not solera
Every drop of rum in our bottle of 8-year has been aged for eight years. . Simply put, it’s true to what the label says.


Seven Fathoms Cayman Island Rum...$44.99
Next lowest price online is $59.99

Cayman Island Premium Rum
Seven Fathoms Premium Rum is a handcrafted, artisanal premium rum that is distilled locally in small batches exclusively in the Cayman Islands. Unlike any other rum, Seven Fathoms is matured under water at a depth of seven fathoms (42 feet). This unique and innovative maturing technique creates superior characteristics and complexity. Seven Fathoms is a distinctive spirit made by meticulously aging the rum underwater in the pristine Caribbean seas giving Seven Fathoms a depth of flavor and smoothness that is incomparable. Seven Fathoms 80 proof rum, is a limited production premium rum, created in individually numbered batches. Experience the waves of flavors!

Angostura 1919 Trinidad & Tobago Rum...$27.99
Lowest price on Wine-Searcher is $29.99
Compare to $34.99 at Total Wine and More in St. Louis
Angostura 1919 is a specially blended multiple award winning rum, which celebrates a very particular date in the development of the rum industry in Trinidad & Tobago, as well as the Caribbean.
After a fire in 1932, which destroyed the Government Rum Bond, the master blender of Fernandes Distillers, J.B. Fernandes, bought the charred casks, only to discover they had been filled in the year 1919.
The prized rum was skillfully blended and called “1919 Aged Rum.”


Cartavio Solera Rum 12 Years....$25.99
Next lowest price online is $27.99 
(average price on Wine-Searcher is $35)
Sight: dark amber color.
Smell: Mild aroma of toffee, nuts, banana and spices.
Taste: Excellent softness. Elegant, integrated and balanced. It has an ending that denotes the significant influence of Slovenian oak casks, bourbon and sherry.
It is made using the famous Solera technique, adopted from the Jerez region of Spain where the finest brandies are produced. 
Product of Peru

Southern Comfort 100 proof



Back to a whiskey base instead of neutral grain spirits

Southern Comfort 100 proof...$25.99 / 1.75 liter
A premium whiskey that's bold and balanced, with core whiskey notes and vibrant caramel and fruit accents. Crafted for true whiskey lovers who want a little extra New Orleans kick whether enjoyed neat, on the rocks or mixed in classic cocktails.


New York Times 
Surprise! Southern Comfort Has No Whiskey. But Soon It Will.
By Robert Simonson
May 8, 2017

When the Sazerac Company bought Southern Comfort from the liquor conglomerate Brown-Forman last year, the business motivation was clear.
“If you and I ended on a desert island and there was a bottle of liquor, there’s an even-money chance it would be Southern Comfort,” Mark Brown, the chief executive of Sazerac, said in a phone interview.

Very likely. But it’s also a 50-50 proposition whether any castaway would actually drink it. Southern Comfort has long borne a double-edged reputation as being both famous and infamous.

The blend of spirits and fruit and spice flavorings is a storied brand, with roots that are believed to go back to the 19th century, and it can be found in nearly every bar in America. Yet it is widely regarded as the drink of unwise youths and undiscriminating palates. The last time it was cool may have been when Janis Joplin made a show of swigging it day and night. (The company thanked her for the free advertising by giving her a fur coat.)

Kevin Richards, the new senior marketing director for Southern Comfort, admitted as much, saying that when Sazerac bought it, the brand was “in danger of losing a lot of relevance in the mind of consumers.”

Sazerac hopes to reverse that. A new-and-improved Southern Comfort will hit the shelves in July, with a redesigned label and bottle. Flavored versions like Lime Comfort and Caramel Comfort will be phased out.

But, most important, Southern Comfort will get back the one ingredient that many people have long assumed it contained: whiskey.

Once upon a time, Southern Comfort did include whiskey, though the complete formula has always been kept a secret. It was created by Martin W. Heron, purportedly while working at a New Orleans saloon. Over the years, it made hay out of slogans like “None Genuine but Mine” and “the Grand Old Drink of the South.” In 1939, in conjunction with the release of the film “Gone With the Wind,” the company promoted the Scarlett O’Hara cocktail, made of the liqueur, cranberry juice and lime juice.

But by the time Brown-Forman bought the brand in 1979, the kick inside the bottle was provided not by whiskey, but by grain neutral spirit — basically a generic alcohol free of character, not unlike vodka.

“I remember having arguments with bartenders who thought black was blue and swore it had whiskey in it,” Mr. Brown said. “We thought, as part of the overall positioning, we would put whiskey in it. And we have.”

Mr. Brown declined to disclose which whiskeys were being used, but said they were all drawn from Sazerac’s stocks of North American whiskey. In addition to the existing 70-proof and 100-proof versions, the company will introduce an 80-proof Southern Comfort that is considerably more whiskey-forward. Sazerac is also working on other whiskey-focused renditions, including Southern Comfort Rye and Southern Comfort Barrel Select.

Sazerac thinks that the drink’s future depends on consumers’ thinking “whiskey” and not “liqueur” when they buy or order it. “For us, whiskey is the root of the brand and we’re going to embrace that, and not play in that liqueur space,” Mr. Richards said.

Sazerac has even played a subtle mind game in giving the 80-proof version a black label, a color favored by another famous whiskey. “If we’re right between Jack Daniel’s and Jim Beam on the shelf,” Mr. Brown said, “that will be fine with us.”

Whiskey Wednesdays!!! Forsyth location




Dillon our Ballwin store Whiskey expert will be at Forsyth every Wednesday to host Whiskey Wednesdays!

These will be open house tastings every Wednesday 

(almost every Wednesday, there might be some exceptions)



Wednesday August 22nd
from 4pm-7pm
The Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton MO 63105


Taste three expressions form Glenfarclas

  • 10 year old
  • 12 year old
  • 17 year old



BRC - Rare Beer Raffle August 2018 Edition


August Edition!
Decided to do another one in August based on Beer Purchases only this time.


In our effort to keep mixing it up and giving more people a chance to get some rare beer....
We saved some exciting beers and will do a raffle at the end of August.


BRC release based on BEER ONLY purchases starting August 1st through August 31, 2018.  20 names will be picked via random number generator from the top 200 people in the BRC during that time period.  

For the August Raffle - we have these bottles available to purchase for the names drawn...
  • Side Project Derivation 8...$49.99  (1 bottle)
  • Side Project 35 Years....$19.99 / 375ml   (2 bottles)
  • Side Project Merci Blend #3...$29.99   (2 bottles)
  • Side Project Black and Berry Blend #1...$39.99 (1 bottle)
  • Side Project Langst #1...$39.99 (1 bottle)
  • Perennial TWCP Maman....$39.99   (4 bottles)
  • 2018 Firestone Walker Parabola...$8.99 / 12oz (1 bottle)
  • Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze...$21.99 750ml  (1 bottle)
  • Drie Fonteinen Armand and Gaston...$14.99 / 375ml  (1 bottle)
  • Cantillon Classic Gueuze...$11.99 / 375ml (3 bottles)
  • Tilquin Oude Gueuze...$11.99 / 375ml  (1 bottle)
  • Tilquin Oude Mure....$15.99 / 375ml (1 bottle)
  • Tilquin Oude Quetsche...$15.99 / 375ml (1 bottle)
We will email the 20 winners and they will send back their list in order of preference and they will get their top choice that is still available.  We will confirm in order that their name was drawn.
Thank you!



Cheongsam



Tonight Friday August 17th from 4pm-6pm
The Wine and Cheese Place - Forsyth location!
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton MO


Tomorrow - Saturday August 19th from Noon - 4pm!
The Wine and Cheese Place - Ballwin location
14748 Clayton Road Ballwin Mo


Made in China

Cheongsam Smokey Mist Tea Liqueur...$19.99
A unique blend of black teas are gently extracted to create a smooth liqueur that delivers subtle aromas of smoked pine needles and a lingering sweetness of osmanthus flowers.

Cheongsam Jade Oolong Tea Liqueur...$19.99
Jade green Ti-Kuan Yin Oolong tea leaves are gently extracted to create a rich liqueur that has an essence of honey and orchid flowers with delicate toasted notes on the finish.

Brickway Brewery Raspberry Hef Wheat Beer



Brickway Brewery Raspberry Hef Wheat Beer...$8.99 / 6pk
ABV: 5%
Malts: Pilsner & Wheat
Hops: Mt. Hood
Suggested Pairing: Baked Brie & Brie Salad
Description: Our thirst-quenching, Bavarian-style wheat is known for its signature kiss of raspberry freshness

Saugatuck Brewing Blueberry Lemon Shandy





Saugatuck Brewing Blueberry Lemon Shandy...$9.99 /6pk cans
You’re craving something light, refreshing and unique. That’s why we created our tasty version of a Radler with an added twist of blueberries. The tart lemonade will help quench your thirst, while the blueberry finishes off this perfectly invigorating beer.

Church Street Brewing is back




Church Street Brimstone IPA...$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Church Street is proud to present our take on the American IPA with this dry-hopped West Coast IPA that’s brimming with Cascade aroma, giving this tangerine-beauty a fruity and refreshing nose - don’t be surprised if you find yourself sniffing more than sipping! A bold bitterness is rounded out by notes of citrus and grapefruit and a slightly dry hoppy finish. Cheers!

Church Street Pils...$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
This award winning pilsner recipe comes to you from the brewers at Church Street Brewing Company. Our proprietary yeast strain along with the Czech Saaz hops produces a pilsner that is completely unique to this side of the pond. The rich malt character of a Czech Pilsner is derived from our European brewing techniques (decoction mash brewing) which comes through at first, followed by the crisp hop bitterness of a German Pilsner.

Church Street Head in the Clouds Zwickel...$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
An unfiltered lager with a smooth, malty umami character and a crisp German hop finish.  Yeast in suspension provides for a medium-body taht manages to be refreshing, yet heart.  Named after a song by a good friend of the brewery, Robert Rolf Federsson, Head in the Clouds wone our March Madness-Style "Name the beer" competition for March for 2017.

Perennial Fantastic Voyage

We have a good supply coming!

Perennial Fantastic Voyage - Scheduled to arrive MONDAY in CANS
The other major update is the beer itself, Fantastic Voyage will now feature the same base stout as Abraxas and Sump. This means it will have the wonderful, rich body and 11.5% ABV you are familiar with from all of our stouts!

The rebirth of Fantastic Voyage is a return to slow jams and silk sheets. We combine a smooth yet strong imperial milk stout base with a heap of dried coconut in the whirlpool. The result is a luscious blend of bakers chocolate, subtle roast, and sweet coconut. So take a sip and just sail on. Perennial Artisan Ales is a small batch craft brewery dedicated to producing unique, premium beers. Our beers are brewed with the experimental, seasoned craft beer drinker in mind.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Rock Bridge Option #2 Aged in Whisky Barrels

Just bought the rest of it....only a few cases left now!





Rock Bridge Option #2 Aged in Whisky Barrels...$9.99 / 4pk 12oz cans
Imperial Milk Stout aged in Whisky Barrels

Westland and Bruichladdich Tasting


Westland and Bruichladdich Tasting
Open House
Today!

7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, MO. 

Short notice tasting
This Thursday -- August 16th 3-5pm


Meet:
Cherish VARLEY
Title: Whisky Ambassador
Cherish Varley is Remy-Cointreau’s newest brand ambassador, representing Westland and Bruichladdich. Cherish has been in love with these brands from when she first discovered them, having been the whiskey librarian at Untitled Supper club in downtown Chicago for two years. Most recently she is working with whiskey clubs as well as bartenders in helping their education of what single malt can be. She is proud to be presenting today in her home state of Missouri, even though she is a Chicago resident. Cherish firmly believes that the quality of sprits come from the people who make it, their passion for their product, and the quality of people who enjoy it (responsibly).

Taste all of these...
  • Bruichladdich Port Charlotte
  • Bruichladdich Islay 6yr
  • Bruichladdich Laddie 
  • Westland American Sherry
  • Westland Peated Malt Whisky
  • Westland American Oak







Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley...$49.99
Head Distiller Adam Hannett has individually selected casks to showcase the classic, floral and elegant Bruichladdich house style. Made from 100% Scottish barley, trickle distilled, then matured for its entire life by the shores of Loch Indaal in premium American oak, it is a testament to the quality of our ingredients.


Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Scottish Barley Heavily Peated ..$55.99
Peated to a heavyweight 40ppm, port charlotte scottish barley is a cuvee crafted from casks hand-picked by master distiller jim mcewan. It showcases the supreme elegance of this remarkable single malt - a union of the classic floral elegance of bruichladdich and heavy peat.
This whisky is testament to our belief that raw ingredients matter. Trickle distilled from 100% scottish barley the spirit gently matures in the lochside village of port charlotte before being bottled here at the distillery using islay spring water.


Bruichladdich Islay Barley Rockside Farm...$59.99
Unpeated Islay Single Malt Scotch



Westland American Oak...$69.99
Opened in 2010, Westland Distillery evokes the traditions of Scottish whisky produced with ingredients exclusively from the Pacific Northwest.
With a base of pale barley malt grown in Washington State, Westland American Single Malt Whiskey is produced from a grain bill comprised of five different roasted and kilned malts. Inspired by the craft-brewing culture of the region, specialty malts are then added to impart notes of chocolate, nuts, cookies, pastries, mocha, caramel and raisins. A Belgian brewer’s yeast further enhances flavor development – creating fruity esters during fermentation. Finally, the whiskey is matured in the finest new American oak casks to round out the flavor profile with hints of vanilla, caramel and coconut. “Every whiskey at Westland Distillery is underscored by our house style – a sweetness and ease on the palate accompanied by a fruity and complex but ultimately grain-focused finish worthy of its place in this new world,” says Matt Hoffman, master distiller at Westland, which produces 1,500 casks of the American Single Malt Whiskey annually.

Westland American Sherry....$69.99
Soft pancakes with maple syrup leads on the nose, closely followed by oatmeal raisin cookies and a selection of stewed yellow and green fruits. The palate adds some grapefruit to the pancake breakfast while the oatmeal raisin cookies begin to share the plate with some gingersnap cookies. With time in the glass, dried mango and star fruit emerge with a touch of kiwi to round things off.


Westland Peated Malt Whisky...$65.99
This peated whiskey is a bottling of two separate New Make spirits brought together after maturation. The first is made from a mash of peated malt, among the smokiest found in the new world. The second, from a mash of 100% Washington grown pale malt. When combined we create a single malt whiskey that encompasses a wide spectrum of peaty and smoky flavors without overwhelming the palate. The peat character is sturdy enough to satisfy the cravings of those looking for a solid dose of smoke, while the pale malt contributes grainy and fruity notes that unify the whiskey. Westland’s Peated Malt is filled into a variety of oak, including 1st-fill ex-Bourbon and ex-Sherry casks, encouraging a controlled and even maturation. The result is a multi-dimensional yet balanced peated single malt whiskey. FLAVOR PROFILE NOTES The nose starts off with crunchy peanut butter, smoldering campfire and honey on a biscuit. The smoke from the campfire leaps out on the initial palate along with pistachio, almond and oloroso sherry. With time, the campfire transitions into smoldering earth and leather on the nose. Over the course of the tasting, the palate moves into dark, earthy herbs and spices. Peat iodine, anise, bing cherry and peanut butter remain on the finish.

2nd Shift Bridget Brett Beer




2nd Shift Bridget Brett Beer...$9.49 / 4pk 16oz cans
Light and funky, this is a perfect beer for a warm summer day.