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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Goose Island 2018




Goose Island Gillian 2018....$22.99 / 765
Inspired by an amuse bouche often prepared by the wife of one of our brewers, Gillian brings white pepper, strawberry, and honey to a harmonious blend. Partially aged in wine barrels, this Belgian style farmhouse ale is slightly tart and pleasantly sweet in a refreshingly effervescent body.


Goose Island Halia 2018....$22.99 / 765ml
Halia is a farmhouse ale aged in wine barrels with whole peaches, resulting in bright, effervescent fruit notes in a soft, hazy body that finishes slightly tart and sweet with the pleasant character of ripe, juicy peaches. Literally meaning “remembrance of a loved one” in Hawaiian, Halia was brewed in memory of the dear friend of one of our brewers who loved peaches.



Goose Island Madame Rose 2018...$22.99 765ml

Madame Rose is a crimson colored Belgian style brown ale fermented with wild yeast and aged on cherriesin wine barrels. Layers of malty complexity, sour cherry, spice and wood notes make Madame Rose an ideal beer to suggest to Bordeaux enthusiasts and beer drinkers fond of Belgian Kriek and Flanders Brown Ales.



Goose Island Lolita 2018...$22.99 / 765ml
Lolita is a pink rose colored Belgian style pale ale fermented with wild yeast and aged on raspberries in wine barrels. Aromas of fresh raspberries, bright jammy fruit flavors and crisp, refreshing body make Lolita ideal for beer drinkers fond of Belgian Framboise.

Mother's Brewing Bourbon Barrel Aged Three Blind Mice


We scored a bonus case -- come and get it at Forsyth now!


Mother's Brewing Bourbon Barrel Aged Three Blind Mice..$9.99 / 22oz
Harnessing the artistry of distilleries from Colorado to Kentucky, we impart the unique character of American bourbon whiskey into our imperial brown ale. The not insubstantial alcohol kick or ITBM is mellowed by the subtly sweet, woody, and spicy barrel quality.
PROFILE: sweet caramel bourbon, baking spice, dry mellow tannin

Dogfish Head Pennsylvania Tuxedo




Dogfish Head Pennsylvania Tuxedo...$11.99 / 4pk
Our pale ale brewed with Pennsylvania spruce tips
A spruce-infused pale ale, Pennsylvania Tuxedo pays homage to the flannel-suited hunters and gatherers who dwell deep in the backcountry of north-central PA.
Brewed in collaboration with family-run outdoor clothing company Woolrich, Pennsylvania Tuxedo is a sessionable concoction with a grassy citrus kick complemented by the resinous conifer notes of fresh green spruce tips. We went into the forests of north-central Pennsylvania and Georgetown, Del., to pick these fresh tips ourselves.
A dry yet doughy malt backbone lets the hops and spruce shine while still balancing out the bitterness, making this one an easy sipper.

Schlafly Christmas Ale

In stock now at Forsyth, you can call for transfers to our other locations if you like.

Schlafly Christmas Ale....$11.99 / 750ml
Ale with honey, orange peel, ginger and juniper berries.

BRC WRC

The WRC Medium Rare Whiskey Emails day 1 sent out
More will be sent tomorrow

BRC Emails for November Beer Raffle sent out

Waiting for 3 people to respond before I can send out the final confirmations on the bottles.

Check your email if these could be you...

James McC....




Michter's Single Barrel US*1 Straight Rye



Back in stock now
Michter's Single Barrel US*1 Straight Rye....$39.99
Renowned for rye – America’s oldest whiskey variety – since the earliest days of our history, we take the production of Michter’s US1 Rye extremely seriously. Our Michter’s US1 Rye is made from select American rye grain that is sheared to maximize the extraction of flavor from the grain. Ideal neat or in cocktails, every bottle of Michter’s US1 Rye comes from a single barrel – a unique attribute reflecting our extraordinary commitment to offering Kentucky Straight Rye whiskey of the absolute highest quality at every level of the Michter’s range.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Beer Tasting tonight!



Beer Tasting Tonight at Forsyth
4-6pm
Taste these beers...
To Øl What the Fudge? Stout
An 11% stout with chocolate, vanilla, and sea salt

Decadent Ales Vermont Maple
Double IPA with Maple Syrup Added
9.1% ABV

Fat Orange Cat She Drives a Plymouth Satellite.
NE IPA • 7.5% Galaxy, Simcoe and Citra hops.

Fat Orange Cat Severe Tire Damage
• 8% New England style IPA hop forwarded with a trio of hops, creating tropical fruit notes.


We also have Ozark Distilling here to taste some Moonshine too!

Old Bardstown "tan" Label 90 proof


Back in stock now
Old Bardstown "tan" Label 90 proof...$19.99
90 proof
Believe it or not, this bourbon came close in taste, texture and smell to the more expensive, virtually impossible to find Pappy Van Winkle 20-Year Old Kentucky Bourbon. Wonderful rich, honeyed, caramel, toffee, maple syrup, wood spice, smoke and vanilla notes are found in this full-bodied, broad, rich, medium amber/tawny-colored bourbon. 94 points
Rated 94/100 Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

Antinori Solaia Toscana

SOLD OUT

2015 Antinori Solaia Toscana...$279.99
There is a magical infinity, a continuous loop of compatibilities, between the icon wines of Tuscany and the 2015 vintage. The stunning 2015 Solaia is solid evidence of this perfect alignment. This was a warm vintage that shows less favorably in my opinion in different parts of Italy and with other grapes that render their most elegant performances in the cooler vintages. I would put pure expressions of Nebbiolo and Sangiovese in this category. However, Tuscany and many of her great blended reds (made partially or fully with international grapes) operate according to a different logic. To me, their maximum expression comes when you can taste that Tuscan sunshine beaming from within. Its rays are brilliant and warm. They shine across the senses with opulence and intensity. The very name Solaia evokes the concept of sunshine and this unique Tuscan wine archetype I am referring to. With the 2015 vintage, Solaia is liquid sunshine not just in name but also in fact. The bouquet is immediately soft and sensual with dark fruit, spice and sweet tobacco. The mouthfeel shows intensity and power, but you don't get any heavy residue from the dry extract (measured at 33 grams per liter). Indeed, the wine feels glossy, tonic and fresh. It is composed of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with Sangiovese and a tiny part Cabernet Franc. There is a bit of crunch or snap that comes thanks to the more acidity-prone Sangiovese grape (the wine measures 3.5 in pH). Finally, the tannins are beautifully sweet and ripe. This wine is meticulously executed, and the 2015 vintage lives up to an ideal of what we imagine Solaia to be. It will be released about a week after this review is published. Some 80,000 bottles were produced.
Rated 100/100 The Wine Advocate

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Dogfish Head 75 Minute IPA



Dogfish Head 75 Minute IPA...$13.99 / 6pk
It’s been a minute … but 75 Minute IPA is back! What began as a cask-conditioned ale at our Rehoboth brewpub back in 2011, quickly grew to become a cult-favorite amongst craft enthusiasts. From the groucho glasses that adorned the label to it’s slightly dry and lingering bitterness, 75 Minute was (and is) beloved by many.

Now in our latest iteration, this classic IPA is again brewed with maple syrup from Sam’s family farm in Massachusetts, while being continually hopped throughout the boil, and then dry-hopped with a slew of cascade hops. The result is a malty and earthy brew with citrusy-pine aromas, balanced by subtle maple notes.

1792 / TWCP Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey


Our next single barrel of 1792 Full proof


Our 2018 Edition

Yield was only 174 bottles



1792 / TWCP Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey....$43.99
125 proof
Bourbon insiders have long acknowledged that full proof bourbon has a distinctively rich flavor. This bourbon underwent a distinct filtering process, forgoing the typical chill filtration, and only passing through a plate and frame filter. This allowed the bourbon to maintain a robust proof for bottling, as well as a full rich and bold flavor. Bottles at its original 125 barrel entry proof, just as it was years ago when the barrels were first filled, 1792 Full Proof Bourbon is exceptionally distinct.

Orin Swift Eight Years in the Desert


Orin Swift Eight Years in the Desert...$41.99
Heady aromas of brambly raspberry, black fig, and peppercorn dominate; time in the glass exposes more - dark chocolate, fennel, and High Sierra forest floor. The palate is lush and opulent with blackberries, dark plums, and currants. More flavors add to the quality of the blend - a visceral minerality and fresh Herbs de Provence. Fully integrated with puckering tannins, the wine bows out with finesse.
Blend: Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Syrah

BRC - Rare Beer Raffle November 2018 Edition

November Edition!
Decided to do another one in November 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....

BRC release based on BEER ONLY purchases starting Nov 1st through November 30th, 2018.  
21 names will be picked via random number generator. 
Update:
Many people suggested to be more open on this as nobody has a way of knowing if they are in the top 200.  So we took their suggestion and switched it to every person that has purchased over $300 in the past 6 months.  We chose $300 because it is an average of $50 per month about $12 per week.  We feel that is a reasonable amount for a regular to purchase in beer per week.   We do these to reward regular shoppers and realized this is a more fair than people trying to guess if they are in the top 200.    We do our best to always listen to suggestions and use them if they make sense.

For the November Raffle  - we have these bottles available to purchase for the names drawn...
  • Perennial TWCP Maman....$39.99   (8 bottles)
  • 2nd Shift BA Vanilla LSD...$15.99 / 375ml (4 bottles)
  • Tilquin Oude Mure....$15.99 (1 bottles)
  • Cantillon Classic Gueuze....$11.99 (3 bottles)
  • Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee..$8.99 (1 bottle)
  • Tilquin Oude Quetsche...$15.99 / 375ml (3 bottle)
  • Founders CBS (1 bottle)
We will email the 21 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!



December 1st Bourbon Raffle 2018

Surprise Whiskey raffle for the WRC = Whiskey Reward Club


Pre-Pappy raffle....
We are still waiting on the Pappy Van Winkle and the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection.  We do NOT have a date for this one yet.

But we are doing a bonus raffle.  
This will include all purchases (wine/beer/whiskey/cheese...) over the past 6 months through Friday November 30th.  Names will be drawn either Saturday Dec 1 or Sunday Dec 2nd.

Included in this raffle....

  • Buffalo Trace / TWCP Single Barrel
  • Compass Box Flaming Heart
  • Compass Box Flaming Heart Magnum
  • Bookers Backyard BBQ
  • Blantons Bourbon...$53.99
  • Sazerac 6 Year Old Rye....$29.99
  • Col. E.H. Taylor Small Batch...$35.99
  • Elijah Craig Small Batch C918 134.4 proof...$57.99
  • Elijah Craig Small Batch A118 130.6 proof...$57.99
  • Stagg Jr....$44.99
  • Black Maple Hill Oregon Bourbon...$74.99
  • Black Maple Hill Oregon Rye...$74.99
  • Eagle Rare 10 Year Old...$31.99
  • Weller Special Reserve $19.99 / 750ml
  • Willett Pot Still Reserve Bourbon....$39.99 / 750ml
  • Willett Pot Still Reserve Bourbon....$79.99 / 1.75 liter
  • High West Double Rye Limited Release Aged in Tawny Port...$45.99
  • High West Double Rye Limited Release Aged in Manhattan Barrel...$45.99

There will be a few others added...

Goose Island Bourbon County Stout


Goose Island Bourbon County Stout...$10.99 / pint

Deadline to pick up has expired for the BRC pick ups.
We are releasing the leftovers at Forsyth now.
Come and get it!  We open at 9am at Forsyth only.
Just regular BCS, no variants.

Mother's Winter Grind Coffee Stout



Mother's Winter Grind Coffee Stout...$7.99 / 6pk
Coffee in the nose, coffee in the flavor and coffee in the finish. This English dry stout is infused with espresso beans roasted to order by (our coffee-loving friends at) the Mudhouse. Winter Grind delivers a coffee stout for devotees to the bean and to the barley.
PROFILE: Bright cold-brew coffee, rich roasted malt, lingering coffee finish

Mother's Sunshine Chugsuckle New England IPA



FRESH BATCH 
New Edition -
Hops: Centennial, Crystal, Citra, and Apollo
Mother's Sunshine Chugsuckle New England IPA....$9.49 / 4pk 12oz bottles
Don't like IPAs? Prepare for Mother's to change your mind. This New England style IPA shines a ray of pure sunshine on hop aroma and flavor, with minimal hop bitterness. Sunshine Chugsuckle features intense dank, resiny, and citrus aroma and flavor with a full, creamy mouthfeel. For all the over the top flavor, Chugsuckle possesses an unparalleled drinkability. Grab a glass. You can suckle if you want, but we bet you're gonna chug.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

George Remus Tasting !

Whiskey Wednesday at Forsyth




The Wine and Cheese Place 
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton MO 63105
Tonight!
Wednesday November 29 from 5pm-7pm

Open House
Here is what you will taste...
  • George Remus Bourbon Whiskey
  • George Remus Repeal Reserve Series Batch I
  • George Remus Repeal Reserve Series Batch II
  • Rossville Union Rye



George Remus Repeal Reserve Series Batch II...$74.99
It's widely known that George Remus made the finest bourbon during Prohibition. We're pleased to carry on the tradition once again with Remus Repeal Reserve Series II, the 2018 limited edition follow-up to the award-winning Remus Repeal Series I.


Remus Repeal Reserve Series II
A blend of two mash bills from 2007 and 2008. 
100 Proof 
15 percent 2007 Bourbon (21 percent Rye)
50 percent 2008 Bourbon (21 percent Rye)
10 percent 2007 Bourbon (36 percent Rye)
25 percent 2008 Bourbon (36 percent Rye)



O'Fallon Penalty Box



Back in stock

O'Fallon Penalty Box....$15.99 / 12pk
  • Includes
  • Chase'r Left Hook Lager
  • Kimble Knockout Golden Ale
  • Janssen Round-House Amber Ale
  • Whistler Wheat

O'Fallon The Rizzuto Show Amber Ale





Back in stock
O'Fallon The Rizzuto Show Amber Ale...$8.49 / 6pk
Hey Weirdos – get some Rizz Show in you! The Rizzuto Show is always Taking Care Of Rizzness – weekday mornings from 6am-10am – on 105.7 The Point. The Rizz Show regularly provides you a heaping dose of radio GOLD on the air…now let them provide you a delicious bottle of AMBER ALE with the first-ever official Rizzuto Show Beer courtesy of O’Fallon Brewery! Cheers from Rizz, Patrico, Burton, Moon, and King Scott to our Team Rizz members and all the Point listeners out there!
Alcohol: 5.0% ABV

Omnipollo Fatamorgana Imperial IPA




We have not seen this one in awhile!
Fresh batch!
Omnipollo Fatamorgana Imperial IPA....$14.99 / 4pk cans
8% ABV
Drawing inspiration from the fidelity of a saison — rustic, alluringly cloudy and crisp — this imperial IPA was brewed using oats and wheat. Dry-hopped twice and completely untouched post fermentation to preserve aroma and flavor.
Imperial IPA, 8 % by vol.
Artwork by Karl Grandin.

Oban Little Bay Single Malt Whisky







Oban Little Bay Single Malt Whisky...$54.99
"Oban 'Little Bay' Single Malt Whisky distilled in small batches and slowly finished in our smallest casks"

Feeney's Irish Cream Liqueur







Feeney's Irish Cream Liqueur...$13.99 / 750ml
(we are the lowest price in the country on Wine-Searcher)
Nothing but the best from us to you. And so our cream only comes from dairies in the surrounding areas of the distillery (150km) here in Ireland that are renowned for their quality.
THE WHISKEY:  When the cream arrives at the distillery, it meets fine three-year-old Single Malt Irish whiskey and, well, one thing leads to another.

To Øl Christmas Beers



To Øl 1 Ton of Christmas....$8.99 / pint can
A big Berliner weisse with cherries, red currants, and prunes


To Øl Santa's Secret....$6.49 / pint can
An imperial brown ale with coffee and spices



To Øl What the Fudge? Stout....$6.99 / pint can
An 11% stout with chocolate, vanilla, and sea salt

2018 Prairie Christmas Bomb




2018 Prairie Artisan Ales Christmas Bomb...$6.99 / 12oz
No limit
Imperial Stout with spices
13% ABV

Evil Twin I Don't Know How To Put This But This IPA Is Kind Of A Big Deal







Evil Twin I Don't Know How To Put This But This IPA Is Kind Of A Big Deal...$4.99 / pint can
Double Dry Hopped Double IPA with Raw Wildflower honey

Decadent Ales




Decadent Ales Mango Coconut Smoothie...$4.99 / pint can
Double IPA with Mango and Coconut added


Decadent Ales Vermont Maple...$4.99 / pint can
Double IPA with Maple Syrup Added
9.1% ABV



Decadent Ales Peach Cream Pop...$4.49 / pint can
Double IPA brewed with Madagascar Vanilla Bean, Turbinado and Muscovado Sugars and Peaches added.
Mosaic Hopped
8.6% ABV


Fat Orange Cat fresh releases.




Fat Orange Cat Blood Orange Billy...$4.99 / pint can

NE IPA • 6.7% The blend of Azacca and Mosaic hops bring out orange notes and coupled with blood orange puree creates a strong grapefruit flavor.



Fat Orange Cat She Drives a Plymouth Satellite...$4.49 / pint can
NE IPA • 7.5% Galaxy, Simcoe and Citra hops.



Fat Orange Cat Severe Tire Damage...$4.99 / pint can
• 8% New England style IPA hop forwarded with a trio of hops, creating tropical fruit notes.