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Saturday, December 11, 2021

Wine tasting today!

 

Wine tasting today!

December 11th!

Toppling Goliath Dragon Fandango






Toppling Goliath Dragon Fandango...$5.49 / 16oz can
Toppling Goliath Dragon Fandango...$19.99 / 4pk cans
Join the dragon in a dance to celebrate this unique kettle sour, blended with dragon fruit, mango and passion fruit puree. Named Dragon due to the use of Dragon Fruit, and Fandango after the dance of South America where Dragon Fruit originates from. Dragon Fandango is both fruity and tart with a dry finish. Raise a glass, dance the Fandango and celebrate the magic of these tropical fruits.


Cinnamon Roll pastry stout




Toppling Goliath Fresh Batch Cinnamon Roll Pastry Stout...$6.49 / Can
Toppling Goliath Fresh Batch Cinnamon Roll Pastry Stout...$23.99 / 4pk

Cinnamon Roll pastry stout
9.6% ABV


Friday, December 10, 2021

Laird 10th Generation Apple Brandy 5 Year Bottled in Bond



This one just got rated!

This substantial sipper has a copper hue and a baked apple aroma. The plush palate opens with lots of caramel and spice. A splash of water brings out hints of tobacco and cigar wrapper, finishing with baked apple, cinnamon, and clove. Aged five years and bottled in bond, this bottling commemorates the 10th generation of Laird’s making apple spirits.
Rated 96/100 The Wine Enthusiast



Laird 10th Generation Apple Brandy 5 Year Bottled in Bond...$36.99
5 Year Old
Bottled in Bond
For over two centuries, nine generations of the Laird family have been intimately entwined with the production of America’s oldest spirit, Applejack. To commemorate the historic event of the tenth generation of continuing the Laird legacy, we proudly introduce Laird’s 10th Generation Apple Brandy. We invite you to celebrate with the Laird family and enjoy a taste of American history in every sip of this artisan, hand crafted brandy.

Expanded Whiskey selection at Lamp and Lantern

 


Our Lamp and Lantern store went from 230 American Whiskies (Bourbon/Rye) to 350 now!
That does not includes Scotch - more scotch coming too!

The Wine and Cheese Place 
195 Lamp and Lantern Village


about 120 new whiskies added -- new rye and new bourbon!
go check it out!

New releases from 
Barrell Bourbon
Redwood Empire
Calumet
Kentucky Owl
Basil Hayden 10 Year old
Mashbuild
Oak and Eden
Woodford
Old Forester
Wilderness Trail
Old Barton
Sagamore
Balcones
and some other surprises -- go check it out!



Kentucky Owl The Wiseman Bourbon



#17 Whisky of the Year - 2021 Whisky Advocate


The first Kentucky Owl release under master blender John Rhea, this bourbon drops the high proof and price point typically associated with Kentucky Owl for something more approachable—a blend of bourbons ranging from 4 to 8 years old. Green apple candies, cinnamon stick, buttered popcorn, and sage on the nose. Ginger spice and sweet bubble gum notes intertwine on a creamy palate along with blackberry tart and cocoa powder. Candied raspberries on the finish are matched with a sustained spice that lingers. —Ted Simmons

 

Kentucky Owl The Wiseman Bourbon....$46.99

Compare to $48.49 at Total Wine and More
The Wiseman Bourbon as its first Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey produced and distilled by Kentucky Owl in collaboration with the Bardstown Bourbon Company.  It a blend of Kentucky Owl 4-year-old wheat and high-rye bourbons, along with 5 ½-year and 8 ½-year-old Kentucky-sourced bourbons

Pike Creek 21 Year Old

"Pike Creek 21 Year Old Oloroso Cask Dubbed Canada’s Best Whisky" -- Forbes



Pike Creek 21 Year Old Oloroso Cask Finish...$74.99

At the tenth annual Canadian Whisky Awards, Pike Creek 21 Years Old Oloroso Cask Finish earned top honors. The brand’s Master Blender Dr. Don Livermore walked away with a Blender of the Year award.

Pike Creek 21 Year Old Oloroso Cask Finish was also awarded Best Blended Whisky and Connoisseur Whisky of the Year, Domestic.
Master Blender Dr. Don Livermore CHRIS GORDANEER
"To be recognized as the Distillery of the Year is a tremendous accolade. From grain to glass, there is a dedicated and passionate team behind our whiskies," says Dr. Livermore. "We all rely on each other to make sound choices, and it reflects in the quality award-winning brands that we make.  With each limited-edition release, Dr. Livermore pours mature Pike Creek whisky into a new exotic barrel. This year, it was Oloroso sherry, imparting tones of red fruit and toasted cereal, and giving the whisky a deep blush hue.
The spirit is distilled at Hiram Walker Distillery in Windsor, Ontario, and aged in the nearby town of Pike Creek. The distillery itself took home the Distillery of the Year award for the third year in a row.

Perennial Maman 40th Anniversary Beer



Perennial / TWCP Maman new batch coming in 2022 for our 40th Anniversary
Yes, next year is our 40th Anniversary, we opened in 1982!  Watch for more exciting anniversary beers.
  

5 barrel blend -- if all goes to plan.  Subject to change.
This batch is 3 barrels of Knob Creek 15 year old, Larceny Wheated Bourbon, Elijah Craig Bourbon.  They have been in barrel for about 2 years now.  Phil said he tasted them back in August and they were coming along nicely.   He will be tasting them soon to see when he wants to bottle.    

As before the release will be based heavily on Perennial support starting from November 1st, 2021 until the release.  We will announce that date when we know.

Also as a bonus
Based only on Perennial Sales starting November 1st 2021 until December 24th.
We will draw names for a chance to purchase these bottles.
  • 4 bottles Perennial 2020 Maman...$49.99 / bottle 
  • 2 bottles Perennial 2012 TWCP Maman / $49.99 / bottle
maybe another bottle or two.

We will send out BRC emails December 27th.  You must be a member of the BRC and 21 years or older.  Every $10 spent on Perennial beers will count as a raffle ticket for these 6 bottles.





Support your local breweries!
Order Perennial now!





Perennial Abraxas Stout...$20.99 / 750ml
An American Imperial Stout brewed to accentuate the sweet chocolate character and aged on Kakao cacao nibs, vanilla beans, freshly ground cinnamon sticks and ancho chile peppers.




Perennial Prism Dry Hopped Saison Ekuanot Cryo + Cashmere...$10.99 / 4pk cans
Next up in the Prism series are 2 American grown varietals that aren’t classic with the style of Saison. Brewed with the same small but sturdy malt bill, and complemented with aromas of strawberry, bubblegum, all wrapped up with a kiss of bitterness at the finish. Drinking this beer reminds us of braiding sticks of Juicy Fruit and Fruit Stripes, those little strawberry candies your grandma had on her coffee table, and that time I saw War on Drugs in a cafeteria at SLU in 2011.


Perennial Black Walnut Dunkel Ale...$11.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
This rich, malty Dunkelweiss is a perfect vehicle for the uniquely delicious character of Missouri black walnuts and it pairs seamlessly with all the things we love about fall — cooler weather, trees bursting with color, sweaters, and fire pits. 6.6%


Perennial Sunset Tai Chi IPA...$15.99 / 4pk cans
IPA with lactose, passion fruit, orange, guava and vanilla
Beer with way too much fruit, hops, lactose, and vanilla. All in all, exceedingly enjoyable. Reminiscent of Double Deuce house bands, pick-up football games on the beach, and shredding one more wave. This beer is a real searcher. 6.5%
Perennial Southside Blonde...$8.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Southside Blonde is a sessionable Belgian-Style Blonde Ale that is light-bodied and dry with a hint of fruitiness from the yeast. Southside is a friendly pairing with a variety of foods and an approachable choice for all types of beer

plus more online and in store

Bib & Tucker 6 Year Old Bourbon





Bib & Tucker 6 Year Old Bourbon...$44.99

#14 Whisky of the Year 2021 The Whisky Advocate

Batch #24
This Tennessee bourbon’s packaging has an old-school look and name (referring to dressing up, perhaps in your Sunday best), but in reality it’s rather new, first brought to market in 2014. Despite its lack of pedigree, at 6 years old this is lip-smacking whiskey, with a color of caramel, and an alluring aroma of sweet baking spices. There are bold, bracing tannins of cigar box and menthol that balance out the heavy sweetness of orange jam and long-stewed fruit. Intense, tasty, no-nonsense bourbon. —David Savona

“the six-year-aged bourbon has a nose of antiques, new saddle leather, chamomile- soaked butterscotch drops and warm cinnamon- kissed cedar.”
Rated 96/100 Tasting Panel

Macallan The Harmony Collection Rich Cacao




Macallan The Harmony Collection Rich Cacao...$149.99
Limited Annual Release
Inspired by our deep-rooted connection to nature for nearly 200 years, The Macallan Harmony Collection is an exploration into the world of sustainable packaging. It fuses innovative techniques with materials from the natural world at the end of their life to see them reborn with a renewed purpose.
INSIDE THE WORLD OF CHOCOLATE
Continuing our long-standing partnership with the Roca brothers, this is a collaboration with Jordi Roca to bring the worlds of chocolate and whisky to life in Casa Cacao, a hotel and chocolate factory in central Girona, Spain. The Macallan Whisky Maker Polly Logan took inspiration from her time at Casa Cacao to create a single malt with indulgent chocolate notes.

GIVEN NEW PURPOSE
This limited annual release series brings together innovative sustainable packaging techniques with natural materials at the end of their life to see them given new use and purpose.
IN COLLABORATION WITH CASA CACAO




Thursday, December 9, 2021

Lamp and Lantern Wine Tasting





FRIDAY NIGHT WINE NIGHT -- Lamp and Lantern
We want you to meet our new manager at Lamp and Lantern. Tom knows his wine, he has been in the business for a long, long time!  Go meet him and introduce yourself.  He will take care of you and all your wine needs!

Help welcome our new store manager and St. Louis wine veteran Tom Nicholson as we taste out a special bottle of wine on upcoming Friday nights! Tom will pick it, and you can taste it. Stay tuned to our social media for more Friday Night Wine Night selections as we move into 2022!


Stop by the Lamp & Lantern location anytime after 4pm tomorrow to taste a California classic, Jordan Cabernet!

195 Lamp and Lantern Village
Friday December 10th
4pm-6:30pm


2017 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon....$59.99
Compare to $64.97 at Total Wine and More (not discountable)
We offer 10% off mix/match case price too!
Longtime winemaker Rob Davis' masterful balancing act scuppered Mother Nature in a vintage that delivered at least five major heat spikes, along with late-season fires. Luckily for Jordan, harvest was wrapped up by 6 October, well before the fires struck. The wine is impressively fresh, with ripe blackberry, lofty purple florals and sweet cedar aromas courtesy of ageing in 100% French oak. Fine-grained yet grippy tannins coat the full-bodied palate, packed with unctuous layers of blue and black fruits, tobacco, violets and graphite through a cocoa-dusted finish. A real standout from a challenging vintage.
Drinking Window 2021 - 2045
Rated 95/100 Decanter

Cannot make it to the tasting - order it online now



Whiskey Tasting Friday!



Whiskey Tasting Friday!

Join us this Friday at ALL 4 LOCATIONS as we taste new whiskies from one of the hottest distillers in the country, Noble Oak! And just for fun, we are throwing in some oldies but a goodies, three single malt scotches from Glenrothes!

Friday December 10th from 4:30pm-6:30pm


Noble Oak - Double Oak Bourbon..$31.99

A unique award winning bourbon with a worthy purpose. We at Noble Oak are fanatics about wood. That’s because 70% of a bourbon’s flavor comes from the wood. With Noble Oak, we elegantly marry two of the world’s most coveted types of oak used in whiskey making: American White Oak and Spanish Sherry Oak. We use time honored methods and our patented Compression Finishing™ process to create an unrivaled bourbon with body, deep color, and richness of flavor from some of the finest sherry oak staves. The result is a Great Bourbon with a Noble Heart. -- Noble Oak


Noble Oak Double Oak Rye $31.99
 A unique rye finished with port wine seasoned oak. First, we traditionally rest our whiskey in charred new American White Oak barrels for a minimum of one year, developing sweet vanilla notes and a deep caramel tone. Then, we finish our whiskey using either sherry or port wine cask staves to impart additional complexity. The result? Unique flavors that are elegantly balanced and bold. Noble Oak

Glenrothes Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Makers Cut...$74.99
A rich non-age-statement whisky matured entirely in first-fill sherry casks, with notes of orange, vanilla, nutmeg and oak. It is part of The Soleo Collection: a range of five whiskies from Glenrothes, ranging from 10 to 25 years old, which pay homage to the grapes from which some sherries, such as Pedro Ximénez, are made.

Glenrothes 10 yr Single Malt Scotch  $49.99
Matured only in sherry seasoned oak casks and bottled at natural color. With a character of vanilla, shortbread and lemon peel. A delicate and subtle style single malt.


Glenrothes 12 yr Old Single Malt Scotch  $54.99
Matured only in sherry seasoned oak casks and bottled at natural color with a character of vanilla, melon, and cinnamon.


SHOP ONLINE!
If you cannot make the tastings - you can order these online - they are great whiskeys!

Edelbrand Artisanal Brandy





Experience Edelbrand Vinars


Edelbrand vinars is a dry, unaged European-style fruit brandy handcrafted for sipping and sharing, connecting and lingering with family and friends. From the instant you open the bottle, the natural aroma of apple, pear, plum, grape, apricot, or cherry tumbles out.

The smooth nature of these aromatic spirits comes from a dedication to the art of small-batch distilling, revealing the best from luscious fruit mashes laid down months before. With less than 1,000 bottles produced this year, it is with quiet pride that we invite you to experience Edelbrand vinars. Edelbrand vinars is perfect for lingering in ordinary moments with extraordinary taste. 

ON SALE! While they last


Edelbrand Artisanal Cherry Brandy...$29.99
Was $49.99


Edelbrand Artisanal Grape Brandy...$29.99
Was $44.99


Edelbrand Artisanal Plum Brandy...$29.99
was $46.99


Edelbrand Artisanal Apple Brandy...$29.99
was $44.99

Edelbrand Artisanal Pear Brandy...$29.99
Was $44.99

Kentucky Owl Bourbon Batch #11








Kentucky Owl Bourbon Batch #11....$279.99

118.8 Proof

Writer's Tears Limited Edition Marsala Cask





Writer's Tears Limited Edition Marsala Cask..$84.99
An exceptional, limited edition marrying the tastes of Hibernia and Sicily in a unique expression bursting with flavour. Carefully finished in Marsala Hogsheads from the stunning Florio winery in Sicily for an additional 12 months, this whiskey brings a delicate warmth and depth to the marriage of Single Pot Still and Single Malt Irish Whiskey. Bottled at 45% ABV.

Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur




Menjurje de Ancho Reyes Verde Chile Poblano Liqueur...$29.99
Menjurje de Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur...$29.99
In the cantinas and cabarets of Puebla's Barrio del Artista, passionate discurso is fueled by unique menjurjes—homemade concoctions created from a blend of native ingredients and local spirits.

One particularly popular menjurje created by the family Reyes was the only one made from Puebla's signature crop: the beloved ancho chile. Ancho Reyes is the original ancho chile liqueur—a smoky, heated celebración of the radical, the romantico, the independiente inside us all.  
Rancho Reyes is born from the sacred earth of Puebla, an original liquid as unique and independent as the ancho chile from which it is made.

Color: Deep bronze hue with medium body and high viscosity

Nose:  Slightly pungent, followed by dried chile notes, spices, cinnamon, cocoa, tamarind, and wet wood with light herbal notes adding to the complexity

Taste:
Pleasantly sweet, followed by chile with moderate heat and slight acidity. Hints of spices, tamarind, plum, cacao, apple and almonds then subtle notes of fine herbs. A pleasantly lingering
pungent taste on the finish.


Pyrat Rum XO Reserve






Pyrat Rum XO Reserve....$32.99 / 750ml
Begin your dark rum sipping journey with Pyrat. A playful spirit with a hint of orange zest. Enjoy it on its own or mix it to create cocktails with exceptional depth.
AGING & DISTILLATION
Pyrat is an amber-hued blend of Caribbean rums aged up to 16 years and expertly crafted for richness and complexity. Our liquid features a burst of aromas that includes caramel, honey, molasses and orange peel with a palate that is delicate and smooth, almost sweet, with hints of fresh spices.




Hamilton Pimento Dram Liqueur



Hamilton Pimento Dram Liqueur...$26.99
Light green, Jamaican pot still rum with the flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg and c-flavored rum distilled from fermented molasses.
A balanced blend of Jamaican rum, spice and sugar blended for tiki drinks, cooking or just sipping straight or a bit of tonic water and ice.Bottled at 30% alcohol by volume

Clear Creek Liqueurs






Clear Creek Cranberry Liqueur...$22.99 / 375ml
Many people don’t know that the southern Oregon coast is one of the major cranberry growing regions in the country. Our Cranberry Liqueur is made from cranberries grown in the cranberry bogs near Bandon and Port Orford. It was very important to us that we capture the natural tart and bitter character of the cranberry, without making it too sweet. This is one of our most versatile liqueurs. It’s a must have for the holiday season, as well as the ultimate addition to a fresh lime squeezed Margarita.

Clear Creek Loganberry Liqueur...$22.99 / 375ml
The Loganberry is a locally grown raspberry-blackberry hybrid, created by American lawyer and horticulturist James Harvey Logan. Clear Creek’s Loganberry Liqueur is made by macerating loganberries in our clear un-aged brandy. The nose is that of a juicy warm loganberry on the vine on a hot summer afternoon, the flavor is lightly sweetened ripe berry, and it finishes with a satisfying natural tartness of the berry. Our Loganberry Liqueur is a staff and customer favorite, and is terrific over vanilla ice cream, in champagne, or neat in a glass.

Clear Creek Raspberry Liqueur...$22.99 / 375ml
Our Raspberry Liqueur has the perfect balance of tart and sweet. Like our other liqueurs, it is made with our clear brandy and perfectly ripe locally grown fruit, resulting in an intensely jammy, aromatic, and distinctly raspberry liqueur. When you need an easy summer cocktail, nothing is tastier than a splash of Raspberry Liqueur in fresh lemonade. If you love raspberries, this is the liqueur for you.

Clear Creek Cassis Liqueur...$22.99 / 375ml
A wonderful Portland restaurant once suggested that we make a liqueur similar to what the French call “Crème de Cassis” from Oregon blackcurrants. Of course we had to do it, and the result is truly wonderful: an intensely tart, lightly sweet, slightly earthy liqueur with huge fruit flavor. Our blackcurrants come from a farm less than half an hour from the distillery. They arrive at the distillery still warm from the sun, with their woody little tops still attached, and are immediately dumped into our clear, un-aged brandy. After months of maceration, the solids are pressed off, and some sugar is added. Put a splash of Cassis Liqueur in your bubbly and you’re immediately transported to the Parisian cafes that made classic Kir and Kir Royale (cassis in white wine or champagne, respectively) so popular.

Clear Creek Cherry Liqueur...$22.99 / 375ml
Our Cherry Liqueur is made from dark, sweet table cherries from the cherry orchards surrounding The Dalles, Oregon, in the Columbia River Gorge. The sweet meat of the ripe cherries gives our liqueur the rich vanilla notes of a mouthful of cherries. A perfect addition to classic cocktails, especially the Singapore Sling.





Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Rare Magnum Alert!







2018 Cade Cabernet Estate Howell Mtn 1.5L MAGNUM...$255.98 NET
The 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate comes all from the estate on Howell Mountain and is 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Malbec, and the balance Merlot and Petit Verdot. More blue fruits, bay leaf, candied violets, orange blossom, and floral notes emerge from this full-bodied beauty, which reveals a rounded, sexy texture, polished tannins, and a great finish. Give bottles just a few years in the cellar and it's going to keep for 15+.
Rated 94/100 Jeb Dunnuck


Unique Red from Chile!





Unique Red from Chile!

2020 J Bouchon Pais Salvaje...$18.99
Never been touched by the human hand, these Pais vines grow wildly in the trees next to the vineyards. 100% organic, 100% dry-farmed, 100% wild.


Best Buy. Based in Mingre, southwest of Talca and halfway to the sea, Bouchon farms 120-year-old Pais vines in the traditional method, allowing them to grow wild, as vines do, climbing up into the trees at the edge of the vineyard. They make this wine as it would have been made 120 years ago, destemming the bunches by forcing them through the woven sticks of a zaranda, working over a cement vat where the grapes ferment without additions, aging the wine in cement and bottling it unfiltered. It's a long way to travel from Mingre to Massachusetts, so it was surprising how much life this wine sustained, impervious to the distance from home, continuing to morph and grow with each taste, starting green, with a hint of tomato leaf, turning cool, toward raspberries and the tannins of their seeds, slipping into silky grace as delicious fruit completes the structure of a grand cru of Chile 
Rated 95/100 Wine & Spirits Magazine

The aromatic, floral and delicate 2020 País Salvaje is pale and bright, with moderate alcohol and a superb palate with explosive flavors, all purity and nuance, quite harmonious and full of energy. It has moderate alcohol and great balance. Very tasty, super affordable and a great example of what the variety is capable of. 
Rated 92+/100 Wine Advocate

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

4 Hands Apricot Prussia





4 Hands Apricot Prussia Sour Ale...$9.99 / 4pk 12oz cans
A new spin on Prussia Berliner Weisse, this light, tart wheat beer was fermented on apricot following brewhouse souring. Like Passion Fruit Prussia, this iteration is well-balanced and features delicate touches of apricot that play nicely with...

Schofferhofer Passion Fruit Hefeweizen

 


Schofferhofer Passion Fruit Hefeweizen...$9.99 / 6pk
With a taste sensation reminiscent of a tropical breeze in a bottle, Schöfferhofer Passion Fruit is made of 50% authentic unfiltered German Hefeweizen and 50% passion fruit juice for a refreshingly crisp taste and perfect for warm summer days and nights.

At only 2.5% ABV (alcohol by volume), Schöfferhofer Passion Fruit is as dangerously delicious. Don’t forget to pick some up today to unleash your passion!

2nd Shift Coffee LSD




2nd Shift Coffee LSD...$16.99 / 4pk 12oz cans
Coffee Liquid Spiritual Delight is our normal Imperial Stout but brewed with Blueprint Coffee. It's a stout that is a chewy, chocolaty, coffee-y and a joy to behold. Just friggin drink it.