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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Duvel Tripel Hop CITRA

Duvel is a classic!
Duvel Tripel Hop CITRA...$12.99 / 4pk

Ever since 2007 the brewers at Duvel have been busy innovating with a third hop variety to give Duvel a surprising twist and some extra bitterness. Each spring this results in the launch of a unique Tripel Hop, which complements the rest of the Duvel range.

Six Tripel Hops later, in 2016, Duvel went in search of the ultimate Duvel Tripel Hop. More than 5,000 fans tasted and voted, and Citra was clearly the favorite. The Duvel Tripel Hop with citra not only won a gold medal at the Brussels Beer Challenge, it was also awarded the consumer trophy at the Zythos Beer Festival.

Our brewers do not simply add a third hop variety when creating the Tripel Hop, we also apply a special process of dry-hopping. In this case, besides adding the usual hops during the cooking process, extra hop cones are added at a later stage in the brewery process (during the lagering process). This intensifies and refines the hop aromas in the finished beer. The aromatic third hop is grown in the Yakima Valley in Washington and enriches the flavor palate with fresh hints of grapefruit and tropical fruit.

Gerard Duplessis Chablis --- Classic Chablis

Back in stock!

Domaine Gerard Duplessis Chablis:
A family domaine for five generations created in 1895, one of the very few organic estates in Chablis.

2014 Duplessis Chablis Montee de Tonnerre...$39.99
Lowest price on Wine-Searcher is $54.99
The 2014 Chablis 1er Cru Montee de Tonnerre has a very strict and linear, almost tertiary bouquet at first with subtle undergrowth aromas, but it gains intensity with aeration and develops a light white chocolate scent. The palate is well balanced with a saline entry with hints of dried honey and spice, gentle and harmonious; the finish was a little sweeter than I was anticipating.
Rated 90/100 The Wine Advocate


2014 Duplessis Chablis Montmains 1er Cru...$33.99
Lowest price on Wine-Searcher is $40.99
The 2014 Chablis 1Er Cru Montmains probably displays the best mineralité on the nose. It is tight and linear at first, but there are lovely flint and granite scents that surface with several swirls of the glass. The palate is well balanced with crisp acidity, lively and spicy on the entry, moderate depth and slightly pinched on the finish. Give this a year or two in bottle and I am certain that it will put on a little more weight. Still, a very fine Montmains with class.
Rated 91/100 The Wine Advocate


2015 Duplessis Chablis Fourchaume 1er Cru...$34.99
Lowest price on Wine-Searcher is $46.00
The 2015 Chablis 1Er Cru Fourchaume comes from two small parcels that together total 0.40 hectares. It has a generous bouquet with scents of dried honey and acacia, perhaps here articulating more the growing season than the terroir. The palate is richer and more viscous in texture than the Vaillons and perhaps as a consequence it does not quite deliver the riveting complexity and precision that I have discerned on other vintages." -- Neal Martin, The Wine Advocate 

Redbreast Sherry Finish Lustau Edition




Redbreast Sherry Finish Lustau Edition...$68.99

Redbreast Sherry Finish Lustau Edition was born of a unique collaboration between the Bodegas Lustau and the Midleton Distillery thanks to an old friendship. Redbreast Lustau Edition is initially matured in traditional bourbon and sherry casks for a period of 9-12 years. It is then finished for 1 additional year in first fill hand selected sherry butts that have been seasoned with the finest Oloroso sherry from the prestigious Bodegas Lustau in Jerez, Spain.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Koloa Reserve Aged Hawaiian Rum 3 Year Old


Limited release
Koloa Reserve Aged Hawaiian Rum 3 Year Old....$45.99

12-Barrel Select
Kauai’s award-winning Koloa Rum has come of age! Our Kauai Reserve 12-Barrel Select Hawaiian Rum is artfully crafted in single batches, distilled from the finest Hawaiian sugarcane, then carefully aged for at least 3 years in select charred American white oak barrels at our distillery in Kalaheo, Kauai. The 12-barrel batch yields approximately 3500 bottles, each of which is carefully inspected and numbered to ensure our Kauai Reserve Rum is of the highest quality, distinctly different, and uniquely Hawaiian.

Rock Bridge Vanilla Option #2



More in stock now!
Rock Bridge Vanilla Option #2....$9.49 / 4pk 12oz cans
Also sold as singles at Forsyth
Imperial Milk Stout brewed with Vanilla and Coffee Beans

Ballwin tasting this Saturday

Ballwin Vodka and Liqueur Tasting
This Saturday from 1pm - 4pm
April 14, 2018
With Rich Anders, Owner/Distiller for Anders Vodka


Ballwin will be tasting....
  • Anders Vodka
  • Cartron Pamplemouse Rosé - Pink Grapefruit 
  • Cartron Sureau -Elderflower
  • Cartron Cerise de Bourgogne - Cherry 
  • Cartron Double Creme de Cassis de Bourgogne - Cassis Berry.

This Saturday from 1 to 4 pm meet Rich Anders, the Owner/Distiller of Anders Vodka from the Colorado Rocky Mountains, and also the Regional Sales Manager for Joseph Cartron Liqueurs from Nuits-Saint-Georges, France. Anders Vodka is a small batch, artisanal spirit crafted using the finest Colorado mountain sweet corn, grown in the Olathe Region. This corn is irrigated with melted snow water and hand picked at the peak of ripeness. This corn is then fermented using the cleanest Colorado Rocky Mountain water. 

Joseph Cartron Liqueurs have been created by the Cartron family in the heart of Burgundy in Nuits-Saint-Georges since 1882. They craft only the finest premium liqueurs using the best fruit sources both locally and from around the world. 


You can also try these Cartron liqueurs mixed with the Anders Vodka or with Perelada Brut Reserve Cava for examples of excellent cocktails like a Kir Royale!

Firestone Walker Parabola Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Oatmeal Stout




SOLD OUT - - we do have GROWLERS at Forsyth now though


Firestone Walker Parabola Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Oatmeal Stout...$8.99 / 12oz bottle
Parabola is a beer of darkness and immensity, a barrel-­aged beast that is routinely ranked as one of the top beers in the world. This Russian imperial oatmeal stout is aged for a full year in Heaven Hill barrels, developing flavors of rich, chewy roasted malts, charred oak and bourbony vanilla. Parabola bares its teeth with its impenetrable black hue and soaring alcohol, yet its bite remains refined with a silky, balanced finish.

Firestone Walker Parabola - growlers




New to the Growler Station at Forsyth!

2018 Release
Firestone Walker Parabola Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Oatmeal Stout
Parabola is a beer of darkness and immensity, a barrel-­aged beast that is routinely ranked as one of the top beers in the world. This Russian imperial oatmeal stout is aged for a full year in Heaven Hill barrels, developing flavors of rich, chewy roasted malts, charred oak and bourbony vanilla. Parabola bares its teeth with its impenetrable black hue and soaring alcohol, yet its bite remains refined with a silky, balanced finish.

Stone VirtuALE IPA




Stone VirtuALE IPA....$7.49 / 22oz
A new IPA Hopped with Incognito
India Pale Ale
ALC/VOL:  7.7%
IBUs:  72

Escape into another world as you experience the intensity from this unique West-Coast IPA. Innovative engineering featuring a proprietary process paved the way for this collaboration—triggering big citrus notes of tropical fruit while 1-upping the dank, resin qualities of Citra & Mosaic. The future is right in front of us. So before putting on your headset, fill your glass and enjoy this blockbuster.

Forsyth Beer Tasting tonight!

Beer Tasting today!

The Wine and Cheese Place -- Forsyth
from 4-6pm tonight!

Taste:

  • Dogfish Head Dragons and YumYum
  • Dogfish Head Bitches Brew
  • Weihenstephaner Braupakt Sierra Nevada Collab
  • Stone VirtuALE IPA
  • North Coast Tart Cherry Berliner Weisse


93 point Cabernet for $15


An incredible value from Super Star Winemaker Charles Smith


2016 Wines of Substance Cabernet CS....$14.99
The largest production cuvée, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon was vinified in tank before being pressed to barrel where it went through malo. Aged 13 months in barrels, its vibrant purple color is followed by a terrific bouquet of blueberries, cassis, scorched earth, and spice. Deep, rich, full-bodied, and beautifully balanced, this is the real deal, ladies and gentlemen, and it's a no-brainer purchase. Just pretend you paid three times the price.
Rated 93/100 Jeb Dunnuck

Glutenberg - Gluten Free Beers



Gluten Free - from their website
0.00 PPM, that's our guarantee.
VIEW THE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS REPORT


Also sold as singles in store
Glutenberg APA....$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
The American Pale Ale is Glutenberg’s first incursion in the universe of hoppy beers. A savoury concoction with citrusy notes, this beer perfectly showcases the brewery’s versatility. Its orange and grapefruit aromas softly temper the straight-up character of American hops by endowing it with a slight touch of bitterness. The result is a delectable, balanced, resinous and full-bodied beer.

Glutenberg IPA...$9.99/ 4pk 16oz cans
Glutenberg’s IPA is a dream come true for microbrewed beer fans. A true little bomb of flavours, it presents a perfect harmony between citrus aroma, hop freshness and bitterness. This beer guarantees a soft contact with taste buds, releasing apricot and soft caramel notes. Its exacerbated dry side makes its bouquet of flavours shine and ensures its good aromatic persistence. To be consumed cold and in great quantity!

Glutenberg White....$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
The Blanche is a completely unique interpretation of a classic style of Belgian inspiration. Traditionally brewed with wheat, Glutenberg renewed the style entirely to put forward a 100% gluten- and wheat-free beer, a tour de force of which only we hold the recipe.The Glutenberg White's distinction lies in its quinoa and amaranth composition, which endows it with a noticeable grainy profile, ensuring a steady mouth-feel. Soft and refreshing, with hints of coriander and curaçao, the White is the perfect nectar to quench your thirst.

Glutenberg Blonde....$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Glutenberg’s Blonde is the proud originator of the series, the pioneer of real good gluten-free beer. Airy and lemony, this golden-hued beer reveals floral and lightly herbal notes, making room for a dry and tasty finale. The brewery’s first creation, it paved the road to success and still imposes itself as a thirst-quenching beer that can charm any palate.

Maker's Mark Mint Julep





Rare treat....we get a ton of request but have not seen it in years!
Makers Mark Mint Julep....$35.99 / liter
Pre-made Mint Julep!   Just add ice!


Earthbound beer is canning!

Made right here in St. Louis


Earthbound Beer Meteor IPA....$9.49 / 4pk
Our Flagship IPA from the brewery least likely to have one. 

5.0% ABV.
Earthbound Beer Red....$9.49 / 4pk

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Crane Assembly Disciples


From David Phinney - the man behind Orin Swift and the Prisoner

2016 The Crane Assembly Disciples...$45.99


76% Zinfandel, 13% Charbono, 6% Grenache, 5% Petite Sirah
Balanced and inviting, the wine opens with a concentrated nose of ripe strawberries, red plum, allspice, vanilla and a touch of black licorice and cigar box. A smooth and enveloping entry of dark red fruits and creme anglaise leasds to a fresh and bright mid-palate. The soft and integrated tannins finish at length with a pleasing texture of bakers chocolate.

Production: 156 barrels

Four Roses Single Barrel 100 proof OBSV




Four Roses Single Barrel 100 proof OBSV....$37.99 
Aged 7 years 5 months
Warehouse: LE
Barrel No. 74-1F
35% Rye Mashbill
216 bottles produced
Rich and fruity with spicy finish.   Great nose with some vanilla and oak that is well integrated into the flavors.     This barrel turned out fantastic.  We are excited about this new single barrel.


The other two barrels are waiting on registration - one should arrive next week


Got to taste 12 different barrels


My signature on the three barrels I chose



Douglas Lang's Old Particular Scotch!




Douglas Laing's "Old Particular" is a particularly unique series of individually hand-selected aged Single Cask Malts' and Single Cask Single Grains from all over Scotland. Each is bottled exactly the way the distiller intended: Without colouring, or chill-filtration.



Old Particular Glengoyne 10 Year Old...$43.99
Bottles made: 360
Distilled: April 2007
Bottled: September 2017
Aged: 10 years
No Chill filtration





Old Particular Glengoyne 20 Year Old...$114.99
Bottles made: 257
Distilled: December 1996
Bottled: September 2017
Aged: 20 years
No Chill filtration


Old Particular Bowmore 20 Year Old...$164.99
Bottles made: 274
Distilled: December 1996
Bottled: September 2017
Aged: 20 years
No Chill filtration



Old Particular Blair Athol 20 Year Old...$133.99
Bottles made: 261
Distilled: February 1997
Bottled: September 2017
Aged: 20 years
No Chill filtration



Old Particular Allt-A-Bhainne 21 Year Old...$112.99
Bottles made: 254
Distilled: November 1995
Bottled: September 2017
Aged: 20 years
No Chill filtration


Old Particular Auchentoshan 20 Year Old...$112.99
Bottles made: 266
Distilled: May 1997
Bottled: September 2017
Aged: 20 years
No Chill filtration


Old Particular Glen Grant 25 Year Old...$299.99
Bottles made: 216
Distilled: October 1991
Bottled: September 2017
Aged: 25 years
No Chill filtration


Golden Road Palisades Pineapple

Golden Road Palisades Pineapple...$9.99 / 6pk cans
also available as singles at Forsyth

O'Fallon Wheat Fest

In stock now at Forsyth


O'Fallon Wheat Fest....$15.99 / mix 12 pack
Includes 3 cans of each
  • Wheach - their classic Peach Wheat
  • Mo'Wheato
  • Pineapple Wheach
  • Mad Melon Wheat


Award winning, American style wheat beer with a quenching burst of watermelon  4.9% ABV
A cocktail inspired Wheat beer...juiced with a hint of mint and lime for a balanced and refreshing flavor.  5% ABV


Our signature Wheach beer spiked with a hint of fresh pineapple flavor  5.1% ABV