Saturday, May 23, 2020

Urban Chestnut Brewing Hard Seltzer

Urban Chestnut Brewing Hard Seltzer...$15.99 / 12pk mix

  • 6 cans of Passion Fruit and Citra Hops
  • 6 cans of Lime and Salt
4% ABV
90 calories

Switchgrass Spirits Bourbon

Switchgrass Spirits Bourbon Whiskey...$27.99
84 proof
First Batch bourbon Our Grain Forward Recipe is designed with a high wheat content. This gives our bourbon its smooth, yet flavorful finish while also complimenting the natural flavors of our charred missouri oak barrels. Enjoy Neat or on the rocks.

Switchgrass Spirits Copperhead Rock & Rye...$27.99
Rock and Rye is a bottled cocktail with a bite! This delightful drink was made popular during prohibition when doctors would “prescribe” this supposedly medicinal spirit for patients suffering from coughs. it gets its name from its two main ingredients: rye whiskey and rock candy. We distill our own sweet mashed rye whiskey and combine it with Belgian rock candy, real citrus peel, horehound, and spices to create Copperhead’s unique taste. Copperhead can be enjoyed as a shot, on the rocks, or as a cocktail with your favorite seltzer.
40% ABV

Switchgrass Spirits is a proudly Midwestern, worker-owned company that manufactures high quality Whiskey and Brandy. We’re located on the industrious north side of St. Louis, MO. 

Learn more on their website - click here    

The Japanese Bitters


After many years in the spirits industry founder and producer, Yuki Yamazaki, developed his vision to create his own brand of high-quality 100% Japanese bitters.
During the time of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, the Japanese Embassy in Toronto held a charity event, which Yamazaki offered cocktails using various Japanese ingredients which were a hit with local media and bar community. At that moment, he started planning the production of cocktail bitters using Japanese ingredients.
In 2015, after travelling to Dutch Schiedam in the Netherlands, Yamazaki adapted alcohol production at the Herman Jansen distillery, which has a 250 year history.
After returning to Japan with the knowledge and experience that he gained globally, Yamazaki spent 2 years perfecting his Shiso, Yuzu and Umami bitters. Along with the production, with the courteous support from the Honbo Distillery, Yamazaki has successfully received his own domestic brewing license.

The Japanese Bitters Shiso...$37.99
INGREDIENTS Alcohol, Water and Shiso

The Japanese Bitters Umami...$37.99
INGREDIENTS Alcohol, Water, Kelp, Shiitake, Dried Bonito and Yuzu

The Japanese Bitters Yuzu...$37.99
INGREDIENTS Alcohol, Water and Yuzu

Friday, May 22, 2020

Au Contraire Chardonnay Russian River Valley

2016 Au Contraire Chardonnay Russian River Valley...$11.99
Compare to $15.49 at Total Wine and More in STL
While steely in acidity, this wine offers a counterbalance of fleshy pineapple and mango flavors. It finds a balance between both sides of the equation and also shows great integration with the oak.
Rated 90/100 Wine Enthusiast

Hartford Court Chardonnay Stone Cote

Rated 98 Point Chardonnay from Hartford Court!
2017 Hartford Court Chardonnay Stone Cote...$61.99
From a site on the Sonoma Coast (this comes all from a block within the Durell Vineyard), the 2017 Chardonnay Stone Côte Vineyard reminds me of a Grand Cru Chablis on steroids, with gorgeous lemon curd, iodine, white flowers, crushed chalky, and a touch of green almond, with its oak beautifully integrated. Showing medium to full-bodied richness as well as flawless balance, this is a Chardonnay that builds with time in the glass as well as on the palate and has bright, salty acidity and incredible length. Beautifully done, it’s another thrilling Chardonnay from this estate.
Rated 98/100 Jeb Dunnuck

Siro Pacenti

Siro Pacenti has arrived!
We are very excited to offer one of the most anticipated 2015 Brunello's, but don't sleep on Siro Pacenti's outstanding Rosso, you need something to drink while your Brunello ages afterall.

2016 Siro Pacenti Rosso di Montalcino....$34.99
The 2016 Rosso di Montalcino is fresh, vibrant and explosive, with tremendous energy from start to finish. Macerated dark cherry, mocha, tobacco, mint, dried flowers, licorice and spice all run through this rich, sumptuous Rosso. The darker side of Sangiovese comes through in a virile, imposing Rosso endowed with tons of structure and sheer depth. Drink it over the next handful of years."
Rated 93/100 Vinous

2015 Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino Vecchie Vigne...$99.99
Next lowest price online is $109.99
Selecting only one from so many stunning 2015 Brunellos was a tough ask, but in the end we named the Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino Vecchie Vigne 2015 our Wine of the Year 2019.” It is a perfect example of what makes 2015 Brunello so compelling to buy and drink. The Siro Pacenti really has a “wow” factor to it, and there’s an energy and excitement to tasting it.This is very intense on the nose with blue fruit, cool stones, brambleberries and blackberries. Wet earth, too. Full-bodied and extremely dense and powerful with a super center palate of fruit and ripe yet compact tannins. Lightly chewy and expressive. Superb transparency and integration. Goes on for minutes. One of the best Brunellos I have tasted in my career. Try after 2021, but already amazing.
Rated 100/100 James Suckling 
#1 Wine of the Year

2018 Limerick Lane Zinfandel Russian River Valley

2018 Limerick Lane Zinfandel Russian River Valley...$39.99
Mix/Match Case discount price..$35.99
The 2018 Zinfandel Russian River Estate shows the quality of the vintage beautifully. Classic black and blue fruits, violets, peppery herbs, and spiced orange zest notes all emerge from the glass, and this puppy hits the palate with medium to full-bodied richness, no hard edges, a seamless texture, and just everything in the right places. Flawlessly balanced and already a joy to drink, it's going to keep for 10-12 years in cold cellars.
Rated 95/100 Jeb Dunnuck

Seghesio Rockpile Zinfandel

2016 Seghesio Rockpile Zinfandel...$47.99
A racy style, buoyed by a polished structure, offering expressive cherry, bay leaf and smoky cracked pepper flavors that take on richness toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2027. 2,485 cases made. — TF
Rated 94/100 The Wine Spectator
Lastly, the 2016 Zinfandel Rockpile checks in as 100% Zinfandel that spent 14 months in mostly neutral oak (15% new). This site always delivers impressive purity of fruit and this cuvée is no exception, showing plenty of cassis and blackberry fruits as well as loads of spice box, dried herbs, incense, and flowers. Beautifully textured, with sweet tannins, it just glides across the palate and has both richness and elegance. It's another beautiful Zinfandel from this estate.
Rated 94/100 Jeb Dunnuck

Seghesio Cortina Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel

2016 Seghesio Cortina Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel...$35.99
The 2016 Zinfandel Cortina offers more complexity in its earth dark fruits, underbrush, Caramelized cherries, and spice. Rich, medium to full-bodied, with ripe tannins and a solid sense of purity and freshness, this is a classy yet pleasure bent Zinfandel that will keep for a decade.
Rated 93/100 Jeb Dunnuck

2015 home ranch

2015 Seghesio Home Ranch Estate...$43.99
The 2015 Zinfandel Home Ranch is slightly deeper and richer, with more blueberry fruit, gorgeous underbrush and earth aromas and nuances, lots of spice, and medium to full-bodied richness. Plush, yet seamless and pure, it's another killer Zinfandel from this estate.
Rated 94/100 Jeb Dunnuck
The 2015 Zinfandel Home Ranch is medium garnet-purple in color and features quite an earthy nose to begin, with notions of black soil and fungi over a core of blackberry preserves, dried plums, bay leaves and star anise plus a touch of raisin cake. Full-bodied with a wicked backbone of very firm, chewy tannins and lively acid, it has a great core of muscular fruit and a long, spicy finish. 2,000 cases produced.
Rated 93+/100 The Wine Advocate 
Burly and broad, with expressive blackberry and licorice aromas that open to plump, deeply structured wild berry, clove and pepper flavors that unfurl toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2027. 2,493 cases made. — TF
Rated 92/100 Wine Spectator

Logboat Brewing Neon Blonde Ale

Logboat Brewing Neon Blonde Ale...$8.99 / 6pk cans
New for 2020...NEON BLONDE! Neon is clean and crisp with hints of citrus. Perfect for any outdoor summer activity.

Logboat Yeah Buoy...$8.99 / 6pk
Brewed with Simcoe, Amarillo and Cascade hops, this bright lager has notes of fruit and pine resin. “We’re going to a place where everybody kick it. Kick it, kick it...yeah that’s the ticket.” Come along and ride on this cantastic voyage. Pale lager 6.3% alc/vol Yeah Buoy Yeah Buoy

4 Hands Super Flare IPA

4 Hands Super Flare IPA...$11.99 / 4pk 16oz cans

Collaboration with Wicked Weed. Brett IPA with mango, guava and tangerine zest

Brick River Cider - from St. Louis

Brick River Homestead Peach Cider...$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Cloudy apple and peach hard cider.
Made with fresh pressed fruit, never concentrate

Brick River Summer Tart Cider...$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Tart and refreshing rhubarb, ginger, and apple

Brick River Sweet Lou's Cider...$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Bright blueberry and apple sweetness with luscious lavender aroma.

4 Hands / Shared Brewing Street Sodie

4 Hands / Shared Brewing Street Sodie...$11.99 / 4pk
Double Dry Hopped Hazy IPA

Street Sodie was brewed in collaboration with our friends at Shared Brewing. We dry-hopped this Hazy IPA with a ridiculous amount of Citra and Nelson Sauvin hops, giving it a huge, juice-bomb aroma without any of the bitterness.

Seghesio Old Vine Zinfandel

2015 Seghesio Old Vine Zinfandel...$27.99
Medium to deep garnet-purple, the 2015 Zinfandel Old Vine offers a beguiling nose of crushed blueberries, Black Forest cake and crème de cassis with hints of dried roses, licorice, incense and tilled soil. Full-bodied, rich and with wonderful purity, it has an amazing frame of ripe, grainy tannins and plenty of freshness, finishing long and perfumed. 8,000 cases produced.
Rated 94/100 Wine Advocate
Plums, blackberries, cedary spice, and peppery herb notes all emerge from the 2015 Zinfandel Old Vine, a straight-up classic expression of this variety. More tobacco and cigar notes develop with time in the glass. It's medium to full-bodied, has plenty of tannins, and is beautifully balanced. It will keep for a decade.
Rated 94/100 Jeb Dunnuck

Siduri Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

Siduri Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2018...$19.99
"I love the appellation series from this estate and tasting through them is a great way to learn about the difference in regions on the West Coast. Starting with the 2018 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, it comes from multiple sites and saw 15% stems and 20% new French oak. Its deeper ruby/plum hue gives way to a medium-bodied Pinot Noir with a fresh, nicely structured style as well as terrific notes of black raspberries, strawberries, dried herbs, wood smoke, and earth. It's balanced, has nicely integrated acidity, and is just a smoking good Pinot Noir."
Rated 93/100 Jeb Dunnuck

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Toppling Goliath

Toppling Goliath Scorpius Morchella Double IPA...$16.99 / 4pk

Busy day - just a quick post.
Canned about two weeks ago
We reserve the right to limit depending on the number of orders that arrive.

Toppling Goliath Intergalactic Warrior IPA...$11.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
India Pale Ale – 6.2% ABV • 60 IBU

Galaxy and Warrior hops join forces to create a beer with a bitter punch. Big body, bold flavor, with a boost of citrus rind and just a kick of spiciness in the finish, Intergalactic Warrior is an India Pale Ale worth fighting for.

Toppling Goliath Psuedo Sue...$9.99 / 4pk 16oz
Pale Ale – 6.8% ABV • 45 IBU
This single hop pale ale showcases the Citra hop for a well-balanced beer that is delicate in body with a mild bitterness in the finish. She roars with ferocious aromas of grapefruit, citrus, mango and evergreen. Pseudo Sue’s unique taste is clean and bright with just enough bite!

Toppling Goliath King Sue...$16.99 / 4pk 16oz
Double India Pale Ale – 7.8% ABV • 100+ IBU
This lusciously hazy double IPA gains its hints of mango, orange, and pineapple from the use of the delicious Citra hop.

New Belgium Voodoo Ranger 1985 IPA

New Belgium Voodoo Ranger 1985 IPA...$9.99 / 6pk CANS
VOODOO RANGER 1985 IPA HAZY IPA Like totally loaded with juicy mango flavor, 1985 takes you back to the future of hazy IPAs. Buckle up.
Slightly sweet juicy mango that fades to moderate bitterness and lingers slightly.

Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager

Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager...$7.99 / 6pk bottles
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager...$15.99 / 12pk cans
Born in the 1840s, Pilsener-style beers have become fan favorites worldwide. With a nod toward the original Czech tradition, we brew Summerfest to feature the best of Bohemian nature. Crisp, golden, dry and incredibly drinkable, Summerfest has a delicate and complex malt flavor with spicy and floral hop character—the perfect warm-weather beer.

Ska Brewing Hard Seltzer

Ska Brewing Hard Seltzer...$15.99 / 12pk variety


  • Black Raspberry
  • Hibiscus Lime
  • Blood Orange

Ska Brewing is heading into the new year with a fresh, low-calorie option in cans. The brewery will tap its three new hard seltzer flavors at its World Headquarters today, and debut a 12-pack of these cans across the brewery distribution footprint in coming weeks.

Seltzer, according to the feds, is still considered to be a “beer”. This “non-beer beer,” as Ska Co-Founder and CEO Dave Thibodeau calls it, is a response to much of the staff requesting the clear and refreshing beverage. “Beer is the driving force of Ska and our true first love,” Thibodeau says. “But the Crossfit kids on our sales team swear we’d be remiss not to offer their keto companions a low-carb alternative to one of the world’s oldest and most delicious beverages.”

The Hard Seltzer from Ska Brewing will be available in Hibiscus Lime, Black Raspberry, and Blood Orange flavors. These gluten-free and low-sugar hard seltzers will be packaged in 12-ounce cans, and only available as a 12-pack for the time being. They contain only 100 calories and 2 grams of sugar per can, and they weigh in at 5% ABV.

“I won’t lie that we thought seltzer brewing would be easy,” Thibodeau admits. “Turns out it was much more difficult that we imagined. It took a lot of Mod System batches to nail down our process in the brewhouse to achieve these flavors. I think I’ve tasted more seltzer in the last year than I think I might consume throughout the rest of my life.”

These Mod System batches have been extremely popular in the tasting room, alongside Ska’s new non-alcoholic Skagua cans. “We’re stoked to offer our customers so many new options,” Thibodeau adds. “Now you can grab a 6-pack of Skagua to bring home for your kids, and once they go to bed, grab another and mix up a refreshing nightcap with your favorite locally produced spirit!”

Bell's Two Hearted Ale

Fresh batch canned 5/8/20

Bell's Two Hearted Ale...$18.99 / 12pk cans
Brewed with 100% Centennial hops from the Pacific Northwest and named after the Two Hearted River in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, this IPA is bursting with hop aromas ranging from pine to grapefruit from massive hop additions in both the kettle and the fermenter.

Perfectly balanced with a malt backbone and combined with the signature fruity aromas of Bell's house yeast, this beer is remarkably drinkable and well suited for adventures everywhere.