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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Kurayoshi 18 Year Old Malt Whisky



In stock now at Forsyth and Rock Hill
Kurayoshi 18 Year Old Malt Whisky...$184.99
Kurayoshi 18yr Malt Whisky – 50% abv 12/750ml – A deep and rich fragrance of the highest quality makes you feel the long-term maturation of over 18 years. The complex and deep flavor profile joins the sweet taste of honey mixed with smoke and spice, and a mellow sweetness of vanilla with a refreshing touch of mint. It is a drink that can satisfy the best whiskey enthusiasts.

Knob Creek 14 and 1/2 year old Bourbon Single Barrel!


Knob Creek 14 and 1/2 year old Bourbon Single Barrel!
only 72 bottles produced!!!

Released through our WRC

Emails will go out for this one May 12 or 13th.
Will be based on last 6 months purchases through Saturday May 11th at 7pm.

We will have a bottle to preview by the glass at our Ballwin location TODAY Saturday May 4th starting at noon.  
$3 per 3/4 oz pour



2018 Bargemone Rose Coteaux d'Aix en Provence



"This year, confronted with a surprising number of characterless and flavorless wines....The goal seems to be to make as much money as possible, by turning out as much insipid, watery plonk as possible. The producers seem to have created a virtue out of a lack of character." -- The Wine Advocate on the 2018 Rose wines of Provence.


Bargemone stood above the crowd!

"The terrific (and fairly priced) 2018 Bargemone Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Rose stood out among the 139 rosés I tasted blind during my late February trip to Provence." - The Wine Advocate


New 2018 Vintage!
New packaging!  
Same great wine!
This wine scores 90 point or higher every year!  

2018 Bargemone Rose Coteaux d'Aix en Provence...$19.99

  • 40% Grenache, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault, 5% Rolle.
  • Agriculture Biologique
  • 30+ Year Old Vines
The terrific (and fairly priced) 2018 Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Rose stood out among the 139 rosés I tasted blind during my late February trip to Provence. It combines hints of cantaloup with cassis in a medium-bodied, silky-textured wine that shows just a hint of leafiness on the finish. The blend is 40% Grenache, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault, and 5% Rolle
Rated 90/100 The Wine Advocate

Destihl Wild Sour Key Lime Gose



Destihl Wild Sour Key Lime Gose....$9.99 / 4pk
GOSE ALE BREWED WITH KEY LIME, VANILLA, LACTOSE, CORIANDER & SEA SALT 
We've added key lime, vanilla and lactose to our Leipzig-stye gose to create a liquid version of the popular dessert. The result is a tart, creamy, refreshing treat for your tastebuds. Now you can have your pie and drink it too!

Friday, May 3, 2019

Cinco de Mayo Special!!


Cinco de Mayo Special!!

Stock up!
Big weekend!
Great all summer long!





Cabo Wabo Blanco Tequila...$24.99 / 750ml
Compare to $26.99 at Total Wine and More in St. Louis
Cabo Blanco is pure, no-holds-barred, Thick Cut tequila. We turn 100% Weber Blue Agave into tequila the way it was meant to be – with full-on agave you can taste. It's never influenced by barrel wood – only by hard work, passion and dedication without apology.

Dozen Roses for Mother's Day!


Mother's Day is just around the corner!

Buy your mom a 1/2 a dozen or a dozen Roses!  

Well Rosé wine.....that is
She is sure to get more enjoyment out of the wine!
1 bottle each below (6 bottles) = $101.94
Mother's Day Special only $85 for the 6 bottles


  1. 2018 Escudo Real Vinho Verde Rose...$8.99
  2. 2018 Bargemone Rose Coteaux d'Aix en Provence...$19.99
  3. 2018 Chateau Virgile Costières de Nîmes Rose...$11.99 
  4. 2018 Chateau Lancyre Le Rose Pic Saint Loup...$19.99 
  5. 2018 Boniface Les Rocailles Savoie Rose...$18.99
  6. 2018 Whispering Angel Rose....$21.99
(we reserve the right to substitute a wine of equal or same value in case of out of stocks)

or get 2 bottles each for a full dozen of Rosé wine for $165




More info on the wine:



2018 Escudo Real Vinho Verde Rose...$8.99

Grapes: Touriga Nacional (60%) and Espadeiro (40%)
Escudo Real ROSE is all about the strawberry and red currants. The amazing pink color gives way to well-balanced flavors in the mouth that do super well with food. At 10.5% alcohol, this fresh fruity, slightly sparkly rose is a sunny-time must. Pink color and lively strawberry and red currant flavor complemented with floral hints reveal the exuberance of the aroma. In the mouth it’s well balanced with good acidity and tart fresh fruit notes, young and crisp. It boasts a smooth, delicate finish.



2018 Bargemone Rose Coteaux d'Aix en Provence...$19.99
40% Grenache, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault, 5% Rolle.
Agriculture Biologique
30+ Year Old VinesThe terrific (and fairly priced) 2018 Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Rose stood out among the 139 rosés I tasted blind during my late February trip to Provence. It combines hints of cantaloup with cassis in a medium-bodied, silky-textured wine that shows just a hint of leafiness on the finish. The blend is 40% Grenache, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault, and 5% Rolle
Rated 90/100 The Wine Advocate



2018 Chateau Virgile Costières de Nîmes Rose...$11.99
Grenache 80%, Syrah 20%
Technical Notes: The grapes are hand-harvested at night to preserve their freshness, and then 100% de-stemmed before undergoing a short 12-hour maceration in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Beginning in 2009 Serge and Thierry have progressively increased the percentage of Grenache from 60% to 80%. The result is dramatic. Though they have always made elegant, balanced rosés, the wines have become increasingly perfumed and silky.
Tasting Notes: Delicate aromas of wild strawberry and red cherry dominate the nose of this beautiful rosé. The wine is bright pink with a tinge of fuchsia in the glass. The strawberry and cherry notes carry through to the mouth, where they are complemented with hints of red raspberry and refreshing minerality. Château Virgile produces a very versatile rosé, crisp enough to drink on its own, but flavorful enough for a meal


2018 Chateau Lancyre Le Rose Pic Saint Loup...$19.99
50% Syrah, 40% Grenache, 10% Cinsault.
Sustainable Non-CertifiedTasting Notes: A big rosé! Raspberry and pear aromas on the nose, with distinctive spicy, minty garrigue notes. Big, bold and firm on the palate, ending with a long, clean finish.
Serve With: A rosé for year round drinking! Excellent on its own, it is also a great food wine – pair with hearty salads, grilled vegetables, kebabs, stuffed tomatoes or charcuterie.


2018 Boniface Les Rocailles Savoie Rose...$18.99
50% Gamay and 50% Pinot Noir.
20-25 year old vines
Sustainable Non-Certified
A true earthly paradise nestled in the French Alps, Les Rocailles is owned and managed by boyhood friends and native Savoyards Guillaume Durand and Alban Thouroude, who purchased the estate and négociant business from Pierre Boniface upon his retirement in 2006. The wines have never been better at Les Rocailles!
Tasting Notes: This mouth-watering rosé offers delicate strawberry and raspberry aromas on the nose. Light, crisp, and bone-dry on the palate.
Serve With: Enjoyable on its own, and pairs well with a wide range of lighter fare including grilled vegetable panini, charcuterie, summer fruit salad, and more.



2018 Whispering Angel Rose...$21.99
As a negociant and vinificateur (winery), Caves d’esclans identifies vineyards, grapes and wines from château d’esclans as well as local growers to make what has reputedly become the world’s greatest rosé. As our objective is to obtain the best quality grapes and wines, we have created relationships with the local grape growers, committed beside Caves d’esclans, whose vineyards are treated with the same high standards of quality as are the vineyards of Château d’esclans.


Lignum Italian Red Blend


Top 10 Italian Wines You Shouldn't Miss in 2019
-- USA Wine Ratings


2017 Lignum Italian Red Blend...$10.99
We are the lowest price on Wine-Searcher
"Lignum is a premium and intense red wine, with balanced tannins and elegant body. As it is an Italian blend of Shiraz, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from Sicily, lignum is rich and smooth on the palate, with jammy ripe cherry, a hint of dark chocolate and notes of wood. Lignum is presented in a conical bordelaise bottle, embellished with an authentic and innovative wood label, decorated with cutouts which replicate the wood grain. The label of Lignum also presents a tactile element that reinforces the natural aspect of the wine." -- Top Ten Italian Wines 2019

Cuvaison Chardonnay Estate


2015 Cuvaison Chardonnay Estate....$17.99
We are the lowest price in the country on Wine-Searcher
Compare to $24.99 at Total Wine and More in STL

Aromas of cream, pie crust and cooked apple follow through to a full body, lovely density of fruit and a long and rich finish. Shows depth and tension. Energetic finish. Drink now.
Rated 92/100 James Suckling


Game of Thrones Pinot Noir


Only a few episodes left!  
Grab some Game of Thrones Pinot Noir




2017 Game of Thrones Pinot Noir...$17.99
Master winemaker Bob Cabral has summoned his legendary skills to craft a wine worthy of the Iron Throne. Sourced from the finest winegrowing kingdoms of the land, it is as complex as the tales and histories it acclaims. Revel in the winemaker’s art, for winter is here.
This Pinot Noir is elegant, well-built and bursting with brilliant, ripe, rich fruit flavors and aromas. It is fruit focused with subtle tones of earthiness, vanilla, spice and toasted oak in the background. There is a long, smooth inviting finish; tannins are present and well blended.

90 Point CDR for $10



2015 Gassier Cercius Cotes du Rhone....$9.99
(On sale -- was $15.99)
A blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah that's brought up all in concrete tanks, the 2015 Côtes du Rhône Cercius is a gorgeous, sexy and seamless Southern Rhone that offers loads of sweet cherry, black raspberries, lavender, licorice and Provencal herbs in its medium to full-bodied. hard to resist style. It goes down way too easy, and is a total steal at the price. Buy a case and drink bottles over the coming 2-3 years.
Rated 90/100 The Wine Advocate

2014 Copain Tous Ensemble Syrah - on sale



2014 Copain Tous Ensemble Syrah....$14.99
Lowest price on Wine Searcher is $19.99
The 2014 Tous Ensemble Syrah is an enticing wine sourced from vineyards located in Mendocino County. The body is lightly textured with medium tannins and bright acidity. Juicy red raspberry and boysenberry fruit with plum blossom, graphite and spice make up the rich palate.

Evening Land Pinot Noir Seven Springs



2013 Evening Land Pinot Noir Seven Springs....$24.99

Next Lowest Price on Wine-Searcher is $29.99
Crisp and tangy, with a mineral character running through the raspberry and cherry flavors at the core, coming together with harmony and structural tension on the vibrant finish. Best from 2017 through 2023.
Rated 92/100 The Wine Spectator

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Gosling Bermuda Gold Seal Rum

In stock now at all 4 locations

Amazing price!

Gosling Bermuda Gold Seal Rum...$9.99

Lowest price in the country on Wine-Searcher is $14.99
Compare to $15.99 at Total Wine and More

GOLD SEAL RUM

For seven generations, the Gosling name stood for smooth, complex, deliciously dark rums. But times, and tastes, rarely stand still.

Goslings Gold Rum – our first new product in over 100 years – is a world apart from traditional amber rums. Robust, yet remarkably soft. The result of years of sipping and perfecting, its intricate, luscious character lives up admirably to its impressive lineage.

Admittedly, it wasn’t easy. But, by using only the finest distillates in strict accordance with techniques handed down over six generations, we finally created a distinctive amber rum that is impressing demanding rum enthusiasts everywhere.



Amazing Barolo deal!



You won't find a better deal than this amazing 2012 Giovanni Sordo Barolo Gabutti. We have 8 cases of this gem at $39.99 a bottle. This is just starting to hit it's stride but will cellar for years to come. Grab some now because we won't see this price ever again

  • Only 475 cases made!
  • Barolo for under $50
  • Plus scored 95 from The Wine Spectator!


2012 Giovanni Sordo Barolo Gabutti...$39.99
Iron, graphite and sanguine aromas introduce this stern, sinewy red, backed by cherry, strawberry, floral and tobacco flavors. Beautifully balanced and long. Though firm, this remains fresh and focused on the aftertaste. Best from 2023 through 2045. 475 cases made.
Rated 95/100 The Wine Spectator

Charleville Brewing now in CANS



New Charleville in CANS!!


Charleville Half Wit Wheat...$8.99 / 6pk cans
A cross between an American Wheat and a Belgian Wit, this refreshing ale is made with white wheat, ground corriander, and fresh whole oranges! Simply delicious served with a slice of orange.

Charleville Hoptimistic IPA...$9.99 / 6pk cans

Hoptimistic IPA(India pale ale) has intense hop bitterness and flavor. This ale is further characterized by fruity, floral and citrus-like aromas due to American-variety hops. This copper/orange hued ale has a nicely balanced medium maltiness which contributes to a medium body that goes down easy, leaving a lingering bitterness that is hard to resist.

Charleville Strawberry Blonde Ale...$8.99 / 6pk cans
Strawberry Season reminds us that summer is almost here! This Sexy Blonde Ale would not be complete without the seductive essence of strawberries. Balanced and Refreshing, this Blonde is sure to Please!!

Schlafly Lunar Lager

In stock now at Forsyth!




Schlafly Lunar Lager....$14.99 / 12 pack mix

3 bottles each

Lift-Off Lager: This unfiltered German lager calls back to the moments during one of the most exciting accomplishments in America. The light golden, hazy beer is an ode to the haze that filled the air that day.

Apollo’s Orbit Black Lager: Although it’s as dark as the view outside Apollo’s window, this lager is smooth, crisp and drinkable.

Moon Walk Dunkel:
This dark, malty German lager pays tribute to the two brave men who strolled across the moon 50 years ago. The dark brown lager is balanced in both malty sweetness and hops.

The Eagle Has Landed American Lager: Light, golden and refreshing, this true American lager pays homage to the famous phrase that has been cemented as one of the most memorable sayings in our history.

Odell Brewing 180 Shilling

Another case arrived!


Odell Brewing 180 Shilling....$7.99 / 12oz
In 1989 we opened our doors with our flagship, 90 Shilling. We’re celebrating our 30th Anniversary with a double version of the recipe that started it all. 180 Shilling has a hearty roasted malt base balanced by subtle earthy hops and aged on oak to create notes of toffee, plum, vanilla and dried cherry. Thanks for 30 years of beers, and here’s to many more. Cheers!

Lagunita's The Waldos' Special Ale




Back in stock now at Forsyth!

Lagunita's The Waldos' Special Ale...$11.99 / 6 pack
In 1971, the Waldos met one afteroon at 4:20 in the front courtyard of their school near the statue of Louis Pasteur. They set out in a '66 Impala armed with a "treasure map" on a journey to find a secret garden near Point Reyes. They met there at the same time every day and continued their quest. They never found the secret garden....But they keep lookin'. The dankest and hoppiest beer ever brewed at Lagunitas was made with help of the Waldos for all treasure hunters.
Good with Beer-battered Twinkies Con Queso…you can find out why if you google 'Waldo 420'

New Belgium Passion Fruit Kolsch




New Belgium Passion Fruit Kolsch...$7.99 / 6pk cans
Passion Fruit Kölsch is a crushable, refreshing fruit-forward beer ready for fun in the sun
ABV4.3%

YEAST: Kölsch
HOPS: Nugget, Azacca, Calypso
MALTS:  Pale, Pilsner
FRUITS/SPICES:  Passion Fruit Juice
VISUAL:  Pale straw, light sheen, moderate white foam
AROMA:  Strong passionfruit, moderate pineapple and tropical. Slight-moderate black currant and lemon. Slight white wine, grassy and honey.
FLAVOR:  Moderate sweetness and slight-moderate sourness initially; sweetness drops to slight and persists alongside sourness throughout the finish. Slight bitterness at the end that doesn't linger.
MOUTHFEEL/BODY:  Light body, slight puckering and effervescent.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Side Project Framboise Merci







Big, big, big news!!!!


Cory should be bottling the Side Project FRAMBOISE Merci! in the next week or so.

First variant of the Side Project Merci!
It will need time to bottle condition, but we are getting close to seeing this amazing release.


We will release it through the BRC (Beer Reward Club), at least part of it will be based on Side Project Merci purchases to support those that have supported Merci since the September release of the current batch!

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Zeos Greek Gold Pilsner

New at Forsyth
Zeos Greek Gold Pilsner...$2.49 11.2oz bottle
SILVER winner of BTI World Beer Championships (3 times)
Full bodied, light flowery aroma with just a hint of fruit.
Excellent palate – crisp with moderate amount of hops, light straw and earthy. Long duration aftertaste. Perfect with lamb and spicy Mediterranean foods.
5% alcohol.

Aval Hard Cider






Aval Hard Cider...$10.99 / 4pk cans
6% ABVAVAL means Apple in Breton, the traditional language in Bretagne, an area that’s made cider for more than 1,000 years and is touted by insiders as the best region for the drink in the world.
AVAL cider combines four types of apples picked exclusively in the region, giving it a crisp and citrusy taste, a delightful balance of subtle sweetness and refreshing bitterness. 

Stillwater Thsi Iiis Only ATest 005




Stillwater Thsi Iiis Only ATest 005....$17.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Imperial Stout brewed with ginger, chili, peppers and peppercorns
11% ABV

Stillwater Artisanal Rhinestones and Sequins





Stillwater Artisanal Rhinestones and Sequins...$19.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
9% ABV
Sour Brut Double IPA brewed with Sauvignon Blanc grapes

Central State Worst Millennial Ever DDH IPA






Central State Worst Millennial Ever DDH IPA...$12.99 / 4pk
Double Dry-Hopped India Pale Ale
You can't use a computer? You work really hard without complaining? You haven't caused any businesses to fail? UGH. You have GOT to be the Worst. Millennial. Ever. This IPA features Citra and Grüngeist hops in the kettle and dry-hopped before being finished with a second dry hop of Simcoe Cryo.
Malt Bill: Indiana Grown Ye Old Barley and malted oats
Hops: Citra, Grüngeist, Simcoe Cryo
Yeast: CSB House Clean IPA Strain
ABV: 7.0%

Tighthead Brewing from Illinois

New from Illinois 



Tighthead Chilly Water American Pale Ale...$8.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
CHILLY WATER
STYLE: AMERICAN PALE ALE
ABV 4.8% | IBU 40 |
Wheat based Pale Ale that is fermented very clean with American ale yeast giving it a crisp, refreshing finish. Citra and Amarillo hops provide an aroma and flavor of mango, tangerine, and other soft citrus fruit. Warning, this beer may cause a widespread panic… hint at the name’s origin!


Tighthead Irie IPA...$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
STYLE: INDIA PALE ALE
ABV 7.8% | IBU 100+ |
Irie (pronounced, "EYE-ree") is a malty and complex IPA. Named for the Jamaican word “Irie” meaning “good, excellent, great or of good quality,” this beer is all of those and more. With an original gravity of about 1.070, the malt profile provides a sturdy backbone for the generous amount of Simcoe, Centennial, and Columbus hops. American Ale yeast ferments this beer cleanly allowing the dank hop qualities to come through in all their glory… IRIE Mon!


Tighthead Scarlet > Fire Red Ale...$8.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
ABV 5.6% | IBU 30 |
2018 GABF Gold - Irish-Style Red Ale
Scarlet > Fire is an Irish-style Red Ale. The Name is a reference to the playful, improvisational transition between Grateful Dead's Scarlet Begonias and Fire on the Mountain. Scarlet > Fire has a nice balance of malt sweetness from caramel malt and subtle toasty notes from roasted barley. The beer is brewed with American Ale yeast, and the hops are East Kent Golding’s, paying tribute to its heritage as an Irish Red Ale.





Tighthead Go Go Wit ...$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Witbier
ABV 5% | IBU 18 
A Belgian Witbier brewed with pilsner malt, oats, bitter and sweet orange peel, coriander and chamomile flowers. This refreshing “white” beer starts out sweet and citrusy and finishes dry and crisp with a hint of tartness.

Evil Twin Sour Sun Saft




Evil Twin Sour Sun Saft....$16.99 / 4pk cans
Sour IPA
8% ABV
India Pale Ale with Black Currant and Mint added