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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Kentucky Best Bourbon 4 year Old




Kentucky Best 4 Year Old Bourbon Whiskey...$10.99
4 year old Wheated Bourbon from Lux Row.
80 proof

Balcones Texas Whisky






Balcones Baby Blue Corn Whisky...$33.99
BLUE CORN WHISKY
The first Texas whisky on the market since Prohibition, Baby Blue is crafted from roasted heirloom blue corn. This rich and oily maize adds new sophistication to the corn whisky tradition while keeping the freshness and verve of classic American distilling. Intentionally youthful, Baby Blue captures the essence of this prized corn with a round nuttiness, roasted overtones and refined complexity. The mouthfeel is viscous with a soft finish. A true Texas original that we are delighted to share with the world.
Roasted heirloom blue corn is the pride of this Texas whiskey. The maize is unctuous, and it adds weight to the mouthfeel, which broadens and disperses across the mouth. Flavors and aromas of walnut—along with a slight nut tannin quality—tangle with peach and Anjou pear notes. At 96 proof, there’s still a soft touch to the palate and nose, perhaps a touch of black pepper to ramp up the sweeter tones of toffee oak and brown sugar
Rated 95/100 Tasting Panel


Balcones Texas Pot Still Bourbon...$25.99
TEXAS POT STILL BOURBON
Big flavors have always been the cornerstone of our prized Texas Whiskies, and Texas Pot Still Bourbon is no exception. Made grain-to-glass using a traditional pot still distillation ensures a rich and viscous spirit that stands up to aging in new charred oak without losing its essence. Each dram is full of character and body, with an aromatic entry and soft finish, for an approachable yet memorable experience.
NOSE
Honeycrisp apples, toasted oak, kettle corn, graham cracker, oiled glove
TASTE
honey, sweet cream, candied pecans, sandalwood and leather
FINISH
soft and sweet, drying and tannic fade with lingering spice



Balcones Texas Rye 100 Proof...$33.99
A RYE MASH BILL CREATION
Our 100% Rye Mashbill began with Elbon Rye from Northwest Texas accompanied by crystal, chocolate and roasted rye. Driven by constant curiosity, we distilled our Rye in our copper pot stills, bringing new subtlety and perspective to our approach
NOSE
soft charred oak, black tea and cracked pepper open up to fruit and chocolate covered cherries
TASTE
creamy buttery toffee, building to peppery spice notes with hints of coffee and nuts
FINISH
peanut butter and dark chocolate
A luscious, lovely rye that’s fresh and spicy; aromatic, silky, and toasty with long, memorable flavors of spice and caramel. Deep, balanced, and long.
Rated 94/100 Tasting Panel

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Domaine Faiveley Re-Fill

With the 25% tariffs imposed last October Burgundy prices have been steadily increasing making an already expensive region even more so. Thankfully our good friends at Frederick Wildman have us covered with a fantastic selection of Domaine Faiveley wines that were already stateside before the tariffs took effect.


2017 Domaine Faiveley Mercurey Blanc Clos Rochettes...$29.99
From a stony parcel adjacent to Faiveley's Framboisière, the 2017 Mercurey Blanc Clos Rochette is showing very well indeed, wafting from the glass with scents of citrus oil, spring blossom, nutmeg and pastry cream. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, with a delicately textural attack, excellent cut and concentration and a chalky finish. It will be well worth seeking out.
Rated 92/100 The Wine Advocate

2017 Domaine Faiveley Mercurey Framboisiere 1er Cru...$39.99
Tightly wound, yet dense, with flavors of cherry, currant, sandalwood, olive and sweet spices, this is intense and persistent on the lingering aftertaste. Finely wrought and balanced. Best from 2021 through 2033
Rated 93/100 The Wine Spectator

2017 Domaine Faiveley Mercurey Clos Myglands 1er Cru...$51.99
A tangy, succulent style, this red exhibits cherry, raspberry, currant, spice and stony mineral aromas and flavors. Elegant and linear, extending on the long, fruit-stained aftertaste. Drink now through 2032.
Rated 93/100 The Wine Spectator

2017 Domaine Faiveley Beaune Clos d'Ecu 1er Cru...$59.99
Though generous, this is also lively and solid, with cherry, currant, spice and herbal flavors riding a vibrant structure. Dense tannins suggest that this needs time. Sapid finish
Rated 93/100 The Wine Enthusiast
Rated 93/100 James Suckling

2016 Domaine Faiveley Chambolle Musigny...$89.99
Macerated flavors of cherry, black currant, violet, spice and soy are wrapped in a silky texture. Well-structured, with all the elements in the right proportions. Shows fine length and potential. Best from 2022 through 2036.
Rated 93/100 The Wine Spectator

92 Point $8 Wine!

In stock at Forsyth only right now!


2018 Esteban Martin Garnacha Syrah....$7.99
10% off mix/match case price too!
Lots of spice, smoked-meat and ripe-berry aromas and flavors to this. Full to medium body. Round and chewy tannins and a flavorful finish. Drink now.
Rated 92/100 James Suckling


Laroche Chablis






2018 Domaine Laroche Chablis St Martin....$31.99
The 2018 Chablis Saint Martin is a soft, pretty wine to drink now and over the next handful of years. Apricot, hazelnut, tangerine peel, dried flowers, mint and lightly honeyed notes all grace this airy, lilting Chablis from Laroche.
Rated 90/100 Tim Akin Decanter Magazine

Valderiz Ribera Del Duero



In stock now at Forsyth

A worthy follow up to the fantastic 2016 the 2017 Valderiz Ribera del Duero is another stunner

2017 Valderiz Ribera Del Duero...$33.99
This full-bodied red is generous yet structured, featuring depth and balance. Ripe flavors of plum and currant mingle with cocoa, clove and mineral notes, supported by mouthcoating tannins and balsamic acidity. Harmonious and long.
Rated 94/100 The Wine Spectator

Monday, July 6, 2020

Whiskey Raffles

The raffle emails have started to go out....

This month's Raffle
We continue to do our monthly whiskey raffles with the normal suspects and always a few additional. 
Based on previous 6 months sales.  Every $300 spent in the past 6 months counts as a raffle ticket

First week of July emails will go out
this one includes 
  • Old Ezra 7
  • Blanton's Bourbon
  • Eagle Rare
  • Weller Reserve
  • Michter's 10 Year Rye
  • Sazerac Rye 6 Year
  • Col Taylor Small Batch
  • plus some other stuff
Somehow, I forgot to put the Wild Turkey BIB in the raffle, so it will be pushed back for the July raffle at the end of the month.  Sorry.






Look for this one in in a few months

Four Roses / TWCP OESO Single Barrel
This one will be released August/September
It will be based heavily on 4 Roses support. The more 4 Roses we sell the more hard to get stuff like this we can get.  Most will go towards 4 Roses supporters but some will go in the normal raffle too.

For every $20 spent on Four Roses products will count as a raffle ticket.
March 1st until a few days before the release we will count 4 Roses purchases. Date to be determined on release.
You must be a member of our WRC

Sunday, July 5, 2020

Dugges Chinook Citra Denali




Dugges Chinook Citra Denali Pale Ale...$15.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Pale Ale with Chinook, Citra, and Denali hops

Off Color Gator Time





Off Color Gator Time...$11.99 / 4pk 8.5oz bottles
Foedre aged wild ale with cherries

Hoof Hearted Mom Jeans



Hoof Hearted Mom Jeans....$18.99 / 4pk cans
(also sold as singles)

Double Milk Stout - 8% ABV
Ever wondered what your favorite stout would taste like if it was wearing silk pajamas? Well the wait is over, Mom Jeans was brewed with malted oats and lactose sugar to insure a creamy, sumptuous, saxually mouth coating flavor. Notes of malted milk chocolate & coffee are delivered as smoothly as if Toto was jamming "Rosanna" in your mouth.

Timber Ales / Narrow Gauge


SOLD OUT!

Timber Ales / Narrow Gauge Fallen Between the Lines IPA...$18.99 / 4pk
We will be releasing our newest hoppy offering, brewed in collaboration with our favorite photo booth friend, Jeff from @narrowguage. After getting to know Jeff back in our writing days and being blown away by his hoppy offerings, we couldn’t wait for the chance to collaborate with him.
Fallen Between the Lines combines our favorite offering of his, Fallen Flag with the base for Insomniac’s Daydream. This 7% IPA has been dry-hopped with Citra, Mosaic and Enigma hops before being canned for your enjoyment. Cheers and Let’s Go Rangers!

4 Hands Contact High Hard Seltzer







4 Hands Contact High Pineapple Hard Seltzer...$9.99 / 4pk cans
4 Hands Contact High Blueberry Lemonade Hard Seltzer....$9.99 / 4pk cans

Two new alcoholic selters from 4 Hands Brewing

Saturday, July 4, 2020

4th of July




This weekend is the 4th of July Weekend
Have a safe Independence Day!
We are closed July 4th. 
Have a great Holiday


Store Hours
  • Closed Saturday July 4th
  • Closed Sunday July 5th
Open Monday through Saturday 10am-7pm.





Rockwood Lump Charcoal...$17.99 / 20lb Bag

Friday, July 3, 2020





A 96 Point Stunner for Bedrock
2018 Bedrock Lorenzo's Heritage Red....$48.99
The 2018 Lorenzo's Heritage Wine emerges from a block in Teldeschi, one of the most highly regarded sites in Dry Creek and Sonoma more broadly. Inky dark fruit, rose petal, mint and lavender are given an extra kick of energy by veins of bright acidity. Sumptuous and vibrant. the Lorenzo's is positively stunning from the very first taste.
Rated 96/100 Vinous

Ardbeg Wee Beastie 5 Year Single Malt Scotch


Ardbeg Wee Beastie 5 Year Single Malt Scotch...$39.99
Compare to $52.99 at Total Wine and More in KY (not listed on STL website)
Ardbeg Wee Beastie is the latest permanent expression to join the Distillery’s Ultimate Range. At just five years old, Wee Beastie is a feisty young creature with a formidable taste.

SOMETHING BIG AND SMOKY…

Our whisky creators set out to make the rawest, smokiest Ardbeg ever. The result is Ardbeg Wee Beastie and this tongue-tingling, beautifully smoky dram is the youngest Ardbeg we’ve ever made.

On the snout, intense aromas of cracked blacked pepper mingle with sappy pine resin and a sharp tang of smoke. Suddenly, an explosive mouthfeel bursts forth with chocolate, creosote and tar. Savoury meats sink into the palate before the long salty mouthcoating finish slinks away… revealing the inner beast of this Islay icon.

Young and intensely smoky, this is a dram untamed by age. Matured in ex-bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks, Wee Beastie is perfect for enjoying neat or as the mouth-watering main ingredient in a powerfully smoky cocktail.

Non chill-filtered at 47.4%.

Boulevard collab with Side Project and Weldwerks

This is a BARREL AGED STOUT COLLAB with barrel aged stout experts....our friends at SIDE PROJECT BREWING



sold out again, sorry
Might take some time to confirm orders.


Boulevard Brewing Let's Keep it Platonic BA Stout...$17.99 / 750ml
Collab with SIDE PROJECT and WELDWERKS BREWING
We're excited to unleash this Double Barrel-Aged Stout blend made with our friends at Side Project Brewing and Weldwerks Brewing Co. Together we brewed a collaboration base beer that was boiled for over 24 hours, a technique finely tuned by the talented folks at Weldwerks. We then blended the collaboration brew (a technique mastered by the wise crew at Side Project) with three other stouts to help layer and round out flavors, with the collaboration brew making up 65% of the final blend.

FLAVOR/AROMA:  Chocolate, fudge, espresso, bourbon, vanilla, viscous
ABV:  14.2%
BASE BEER HOPS:  Azacca, Columbus


BARREL AGING:  Double barrel-aged for 15 months in a variety of bourbon barrels


STOUT BLEND
A blend of 4 separate barrel-aged stouts with completely different recipes.
- Triple mashed Side Project/Weldwerks collab stout | 40 plato | 65% of blend
- Double mashed stout | 38 plato | 15% of blend
- Double mashed stout | 35 plato | 10% of blend
- Double mashed stout | 32 plato | 10% of blend

Sudwerk New Releases




Sudwerk Brewing Hindman Junction IPL....$13.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
5% ABV
Session IPL with Citra, Simcoe, & Mosaic Hops


Sudwerk Brewing Funhouse Raspberry Lemonade....$13.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Funhouse - Raspberry Lemonade
The Fun House series are limited runs of small batch releases featuring a rotating blend of freshly fruited kettle sour brews. Collect each limited release to compare and spot the differences on each label. Remember...we don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing! ​

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Absolut Canned Cocktails






Absolut Vodka Soda Lime & Cucumber...$11.99 / 4pk cans
5% ABV
Inspired by our iconic vodka soda recipe, crack open a classic combo with the taste of sparkling Lime & Cucumber. Because if it ain’t broke? Don’t fix it—just put that crisp cucumber and bright lime flavor in a can, so it’s ready-to-drink without the fuss.



Absolut Vodka Soda Grapefruit & Rosemary
...$11.99 / 4pk cans
5% ABV
Pample-who!? That’s what you’ll be thinking when you meet our new sparkling Grapefruit & Rosemary Vodka Soda. We took the refreshing taste of grapefruit to the next level with subtle yet spicy notes of rosemary—ready-to-drink without the fuss.



Absolut Vodka Soda Raspberry & Lemongrass
...$11.99 / 4pk cans
5% ABV
If your idea of the perfect drink is superb vodka and sparkling soda, swirled with the fruity elegant taste of raspberry and finished with a tangy hint of lemongrass—you’re welcome. Made with Absolut Original, it’s ready-to-drink without the fuss.


Absolut Berry Vodkarita
...$11.99 / 4pk cans
10% ABV
Bursting berry bite and a juicy citrus tang? Find yourself a cocktail that can do both—or just take home our sparkling Berry Vodkarita. Say hello to the perfect blend of flirty fruit flavor, all in a convenient ready-to-sip can.


Absolut Grapefruit Paloma
...$11.99 / 4pk cans
7% ABV
Inspired by one of our favorite bartender’s secret recipes, our sparkling Grapefruit Paloma balances the juicy tang of grapefruit with spicy, tropical notes for smooth sipping—straight from the can. A perfect cocktail without all the prep? Sign. us. up.


Absolut Mango Mule
...$11.99 / 4pk cans
7% ABV
Sweet tropical mango flavor? Yup. Spicy ginger? Check. Juicy citrus notes? Absolutely. Crack open our sparkling Mango Mule for cocktail perfection.

WhistlePig Farm HomeStock Whiskey No.004



WhistlePig Farm HomeStock Whiskey No.004...$64.99
HOMESTOCK
45% RYE
30% WHEAT
25% BARLEY

Blended Together, While Apart.

This year’s blend is the result of an experiment to celebrate life and lift spirits in the unprecedented time of social distancing. Fans blended three types of whiskey from the comfort and safety of their homes, shared their perfect blend, and then came together as a community online to taste and vote for the final recipe.

The first crowd-sourced whiskey blended live by thousands of fans. A unique blend of 4 year old Rye Whiskey and 5 year old Wheat and Barley whiskeys, delivering a light, gentle sweetness to balance WhistlePig’s signature bold Rye spice style. Perfect for summer sipping or with a home cooked meal.

Booker's Small Batch Bourbon - Boston Batch





Booker's Small Batch Bourbon - Boston Batch...$73.99
  • Boston Batch
  • Batch 2020-02
  • 63.25% ABV
  • 126.5 proof
  • 6yr 3 mo and 10 days



Prairie Artisan Ales Corner Piece Stout



SOLD OUT
Prairie Artisan Ales Corner Piece Stout....$7.99 / 12oz bottle
Imperial Stout with Birthday Cake Flavor.

Southern Tier White Chocolate Raspberry White Milk Stout




Southern Tier White Chocolate Raspberry White Milk Stout....$12.99 / 4pk
Imperial White Milk Stout
Blackwater Series is a fusion of exotic flavors, making each a perfect pairing when you are craving an exceptional stout full of personality. White Chocolate Raspberry balances creamy sweetness with a touch of tart fruit. Super smooth and glowing pink, indulge in this dessert in a glass.


Elbows Five a Crooked Stave and Westbound & Down Collaboration




Crooked Stave Elbow Fives DIPA...$16.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
 A Hazy Double IPA Double Dry Hopped with Azacca and Sabro Hops. A Crooked Stave and Westbound & Down Collaboration
8% ABV




Crooked Stave Von Pilsner Keller Pilsner...$9.99 / 6pk cans
Combining our brewery's super soft water, traditional floor malted barley and the finest German hops, this unfiltered keller pilsner is crushable. Brewed as a traditional European pilsner, this is what beer tastes like pouring from the wooden vats used to make lager beer for centuries.


Crooked Stave American India Pale Ale...$10.99 / 6pk cans
Built to showcase hop aroma and flavor, this juicy unfiltered American IPA is all about the hops. Dominated by citrus and tropical flavors from Amarillo, Azacca, Mosaic, and Motueka hops, this IPA remains smooth and easy drinking making it a great beer for every day.


Crooked Stave Sour Rose...$14.99 / 6pk cans
Wild Ale Fermented in Oak with Raspberries & Blueberries
Primary fermented with our mixed culture of wild yeast, Sour Rosé undergoes fermentation in large oak foeders on raspberries and blueberries. Showcasing bright effervescent characteristics, Sour Rosé is the perfect sour beer for all seasons and occasions. Unfiltered and naturally wild, we package each can with a small amount of yeast to maintain maximum freshness for wherever life’s adventures take you.