Saturday, September 5, 2015

New Vermouth!

Tempus Fugit Alessio Vermouth Chinato...$24.99 / 750ml
Alessio Vermouth Chinato is also based on a classic recipe from the late 19th century combined with the additional bittering of Cinchona bark and more than 25 other balancing herbs, including Grande and Petite Wormwood, and reflects an almost-lost style of bitter vermouth. The slightly lower ABV than the Vermouth di Torino Rosso helps highlight this Chinato vermouth's backbone and aromatics, making it a complex alternative to sweet vermouth in cocktails as well as excellent on its own. 16.5% ABV

Tempus Fugit Alessio Vermouth di Torino Rosso...$22.99
Based on a classic di Torino recipe from the late 19th century, Alessio Vermouth di Torino Rosso is designed to be enjoyed as what was commonly called a "Vino di Lusso" (luxury wine), a wine thoroughly consumed on its own. Created with a fine Piedmont wine as the base, this authentic Vermouth di Torino contains both Grande and Petite Wormwood, along with over 25 other pharmaceutical-grade herbs, roots and spices. As a result, this vermouth offers a full mouth-feel that contributes weight to a cocktail, and lightly bitter but bright, refreshing citrus and herbal notes that lengthen the finish. 17% ABV

Kavalan New Releases!

Kavalan ex-Bourbon Oak Whisky....$109.99
Matured in hand selected first fill American ex-Bourbon barrels.  Fresh honey and vanilla are the main characteristics of this unique Taiwanese Whisky.

Kavalan Ex Sherry Oak Whisky....$129.99
Matured in hand selected top quality Spanish oloroso sherry casks.   Dried fruits and raisin are teh main characteristics of this unique Taiwanese whisky

Jean Louis Denois Rose Sparkling

Back in stock, one of our favorite Rose Sparklers....

Jean Louis Denois Rose Sparkling...$21.99
This wine is a rosé de presse, where the red grapes are pressed just until the right amount of color is extracted. This technique lends itself to producing serious, structured sparkling rosés.
This is a very sophisticated, structured, and complex sparkling rosé. The quality of this wine greatly exceeds what many people would expect from this region, which is better known for its large volumes of bulk sparkling wine. Denois’ Pinot Noir Brut Rosé is pale pink in color, with very fine bubbles. This wine is densely packed with strawberry and cherry fruit flavors, with hints of almond and marzipan. The finish is bright
and crisp. Ideal as an aperitif, this wine is also well suited to foods like tuna, salmon, and roast pork loin.

New Limited Italians!

Not much info online about these two...

Il Mastio Ottanta ITPA....$9.99 / 750ml
Italian Pale Ale
An intence copper coloured amber beer with a fine and persistent foam.  this ale is brewed with pure barley malt.  The flavour is dominated by the aroma of noble hops, but the taste is well balanced with select caramel notes.   A beer with character and good personality.

Il Mastio Novanta Italian Pale Ale...$9.99 / 750ml
Beer Pale Ale inspired Americana, from the blond-golden color with fine foam and very persistent.   The nose floral bouquet given by hopping cold makes Rifle beer fascinating and enjoyable. On the palate it feels a mild nutty taste, but to prevail is a bitter clean, toned and never annoying. Notes clotted dates from American hops making this beer very refreshing and pleasant.
Serving suggestions:
It goes well with appetizers or tasty bruschetta, pasta with asparagus or bitter vegetables, meats strong flavors.After the meal served with strawberries and balsamic vinegar glaze.

Boulevard Funky Pumpkin

Boulevard Funky Pumpkin...$8.99 / 6pk
Style: Spiced Sour Ale
Our entry in the very popular pumpkin ale market is an eccentric one, with pumpkin flavor scarcely present, upstaged by cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and ginger. A pleasant tartness prevails, with barrel aging providing a mellow roundness, and Brettanomyces putting the "unk" in Funky.

Heering Coffee Liqueur

New coffee version....
Heering Coffee Liqueur...$27.99
HEERING COFFEE liqueur is made from a recipe using only natural ingredients and with no additives or artificial colouring. The base is a smooth blend of Caribbean rum, coffee and cacao. HEERING COFFEE liqueur can be enjoyed after dinner as a digestive but it is also excellent as a base for cocktails and long drinks.

Rogue Dead Guy "Glow in the dark" Bottle

Rogue Dead Guy "Glow in the dark" Bottle....$6.49 / 22oz
TASTING NOTES: In the style of a German Maibock, brewed using our proprietary Pacman yeast, Dead Guy Ale is deep honey in color with a malty aroma, rich hearty flavor and a well balanced finish.
9 INGREDIENTS: 2-Row, C15, Munich, Rogue Farms Dare™, Risk™ Malts; Rogue Farms Revolution™ & Independent™ Hops; Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast.
“Deep reddish amber hue. Generous toasty malt aromas and earthy hops follow through on a moderately full-bodied palate with fruity accents and a long spicy hop finish. A delicious hybrid style with bock-like maltiness but ale-like hopping.” –World Beer Championship Judges

Friday, September 4, 2015

Founders reDANKulous Imperial Red IPA

1 per person, no reservations.
In stock now at 
  • Rock Hill
  • Ballwin
  • Forsyth
  •  Not yet at New Ballas (still waiting)

Founders reDANKulous Imperial Red IPA...$8.99/ 750ml
We plan to release reDANKulous Imperial Red IPA in August 2015 to mark the thirteenth installment in our popular Backstage Series. Like all Backstage Series beers, reDANKulous will be sold in 750mL bottles, and it will have a suggested retail price of $9.99 per bottle.

reDANKulous Imperial Red IPA is a no frills, bold 9.5% ABV India Pale Ale. It pours a pleasing burnt amber with some sweetness due to the Caramalt and roasted barley used in the malt bill. But hops are the true headliner in this elaborate sensory experience. The spicy, piney, tropical complexities of Chinook, Mosaic and Simcoe hops hit you right away with their dank aroma—and they stick around. Take a sip to have your palate simultaneously walloped and caressed in all the right places. Combined, the hops take the beer to 90 IBUs. It’s not just ridiculous. It’s reDANKulous.

“We love hops,” said Co-Founder and President Dave Engbers. “Simple as that. Our brewers love to experiment with new varieties, new combinations and new techniques. This dank beer is a fun, intense showcase of hops. We hope all of you hop heads out there enjoy it.”

New Belgium Pumpkick

New Belgium Pumpkick...$8.49 / 6pk
What’s that bite of tartness doing in a pumpkin beer? Adding the unexpected kick of cranberry juice to brighten this traditionally spiced seasonal ale. Pumpkick is brewed with plenty of pumpkin juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice, but it's the cranberries and touch of lemongrass that send your taste buds sailing. 

Not Your Father's Root Beer in CANS

CANS are here!  Forsyth!

TODAY! Missouri Craft Distillery Tasting!

Missouri Spirits Tasting!
Join us September 4th from 4-6:30pm

Taste Missouri's Finest Spirits!

The Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton MO 63105

Please invite and share with your friends!

  • Baetje Farms will be on hand tasting their Missouri made and award winning Cheese!
  • Freddie Lee will be tasting out his Missouri made Ghetto Sauce!
  • Union Loafers will be tasting "lots breads exploring different fermentations of rye, corn, and wheat (obviously)."

And we will tasting products from....
The Big O
  • Big O Ginger Liqueur
  • Plus a special Barrel Aged Old Fashioned Cocktail

Cardinal Sin Vodka

  • Vodka
  • Starka
Defiance Whiskey

Pinckney Bend

  • Gin
  • Barrel Aged Gin
  • Rested American Whiskey
  • Tonic Syrup
  • Plus Gin and Tonics
S.D. Strong 
  • Gin
  • Vodka
StillJoy Movados
  • Movados "Original"
  • Movados Ginger
  • Movados Cinnfull
  • Movados Vienna Roast
  • Movados Vanilla Sky
  • Movados Spice
STilL 630

  • RallyPoint Rye
  • Big Jake White Whiskey
  • Soulard Island Rum
  • RallyPoint Maple Sunset (their award winning Collab with us)

Spirits of St. Louis
  • JJ Neukomm
  • Hopskey
  • Vermont Night
  • Regatta Bay Gin
  • Island Time Amber Rum

Wood Hat Whiskey

  • Bourbon Rubenesque
  • All American Red, White Blue Corn Whiskey
  • Brew Barrel Bourbon: Rubenesque finished in bourbon barrels that also aged some wheat porter
  • Double Wood Bourbon. The Double Wood is finished in a pecan barrel. 

Please tell your friends and save the date
Let us know on Facebook if you are coming.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Tomatin Cuatro Series

46% alc./vol. Non chill filtered

The Tomatin Cuatro Series presents four unique limited edition expressions of Tomatin Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
All distilled on the same day, the whisky was matured for nine years in traditional American Oak casks and was then transferred to four different types of Sherry butts for a period of over three years. As a result each of the four expressions have developed their own unique characteristics. The range includes: Fino, Manzanilla, Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez.

With its Spanish sherry inspiration, the name “Cuatro” is fitting as the Spanish word for “four”.

Tomatin Cuatro Fino Sherry Finished 12 Year Old Scotch....$69.99
Aroma: Green apples with a citrus burst of orange and lime. Pear, sweet nuts and coconut, custard and marzipan.
Palate: Savoury and spicy on the palate with a zesty bitterness.
Finish: Light and subtle.

Tomatin Cuatro Manzanilla Sherry Finished 12 Year Old Scotch...$69.99
Aroma: Chewy vanilla marshmallows, rich dried dates, crunchy pears and lemons. Reminiscent of haystacks.
Palate:  Oily and doughy, lemon sponge, green olives, pepper and toasted pine nuts.
Finish:  Subtle and slow moving.

Tomatin Cuatro Oloroso Sherry Finished 12 Year Old Scotch...$69.99
Aroma:  Fruitcake, boiled sweets, barley sugar, orange sherbet and creamy fudge. Slight hint of sweet smoke.
Palate:  Pinewood, bitter dark chocolate, coffee, orange marmalade.
Finish:  Bold and persistent.

Tomatin Cuatro Pedro Ximinex Sherry Finished 12 year Old Scotch...$69.99
Aroma:  boiled sweets, Dried prunes, dates and apricots, almonds, liquorice, crème brûlée.
Palate:  Full bodied with peppery spice, Oolong tea, liquorice. Light and oily.
Finish: Gingery spiciness.

95 Point Black Slate!

Consistently one of the best Priorat's every year!  One of our favorites and the new one does not disappoint!!

2013 Mas d'en Compte Black Slate Porrera...$17.99
Another of the single-sector Priorat wines from importer Eric Solomon, the 2013 Mas d’en Compte is a blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Carignan aged in a combination of concrete tanks. Large wood foudres and smaller French oak barrels. The wine offers loads of licorice and black raspberries and seems to represent the quintessential style of Priorat in its opulence – floral, blueberry and black raspberry fruit, intense minerality and silky, lush tannins. This medium to full-bodied wine should continue to drink well for another 5-8 years, possibly longer.
Rated 95/100 Robert Parker The Wine Advocate

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Ciderboys PEACH in Cans

Ciderboys Peach Country Cider....$17.99 / 12 pack CANS
The ice chill of the bottle smiles at the heat of the day. Thirst quenching apple and ripe fuzzy peach collide in a fantasy blend. Crank up the piano keys. Dance if you want to. When summer breezes soar under the light of a crescent moon, this is your party.
Available March 1 – August 31
Alcohol by volume 5.0%

New Santa Fe Pilsner

The distributor is trying to move some Pilsner.
Best buy date of September 3rd

in stock now at Forsyth


Santa Fe Freestyle Pilsner....$3.99 / 6pk Cans
As its name suggests, this Pilsner does not like to be categorized. Inquiring whether it is a German, Czech, Bavarian, American, or any other style pilsner will result in an impatient sigh and the explanation that the whole philosophy behind this pilsner is that it does not fall into any categories. True, it is brewed with traditional ingredients (soft water, pilsner malt, saaz hops, and German yeast), but it is the way that these ingredients interact, and the characteristics of the yeast, that cause this particular pilsner to defiantly stand alone. The assertively hopped Freestyle pils exudes the flavor and the aroma of the classic Saaz hop (a tribute to “the original” pilsner), while maintaining enough body to balance but not overpower this hop’s pleasant, spicy tone. An unhurried lagering process so frequently overlooked by American craft brewers is strictly adhered to in the production of Freestyle, which makes this beer by far the most light, clean, and quenching beer in the Santa Fe Brewing Company’s line up.

Nikka Whiksy Pure Malt

Nikka Whisky Pure Malt...$59.99
Malt whisky is distilled exclusively from barley malt, and is considered to be the forefather of all other types of whisky. In general, it is divided into single malt whisky (several malt whiskies from a single distillery vatted together) and pure malt whisky (malt whisky from several distilleries vatted together).

Pumking 4 packs are back!

Southern Tier Pumking...$6.49 / 22oz
Southern Tier Pumking...$12.99 / 4pk 12oz
"All Hallows Eve is a time of the year when spirits can make contact with the physical world, and when magic is most potent.  It is thought that we harness this magic to brew our powerful pumpkin ale.  Not so, but it is with great respect to the magic of their trade that our brewers produce this fine beer.  Take a whiff of this complex ale and your journey has just begun.  At first sip, a magical spell with bewitch your taste buds, yet another victim enraptured by the Pumking" - Southern Tier Brewing

Remelluri Rioja is back!

2009 Remelluri Rioja Reserva....$33.99
The 2009 Remelluri Reserva aims at showing the character of Remelluri, as this is the first modern vintage that does not have grapes purchased from external suppliers. These grapes are now in the Lindes range of wines, but in the past they were blended with the estate grapes. The cool Remelluri vineyards behave very well in warmer years. This 2009 is very clean with predominant aromas of earthy red fruit intermixed with notes of vanilla and cinnamon, a satin texture with round, fine-grained tannins and quite classical and very well-proportioned style. This is a great vintage for Remelluri Reserva.

The Remelluri name should be well-known to our readers. The big news here was the return of Telmo Rodriguez, who left the family winery to start his own projects throughout Spain, but returned in February 2010. Many changes have been made, and more will come. For example, he’s starting a solera with Viura, blending different vintages, in a kind of homage to old white Riojas. To start, he’s clearly separating the wines produced with the estate grapes and those produced with grapes purchased from external suppliers, for which he has created the line Lindes de Remelluri (Remelluri borders). He’s also implementing biodynamic practices in the vineyards.
Rated 93/100 The Wine Advocate

Not Your Father's Root Beer -

Back in stock

Hard Root Beer!
Not Your Father's Root Beer....$9.99 / 6pk
At long last…it’s here.Tasting Notes: Silky, smooth and satisfying finish is unmatched in flavor. It appeals to craft beer aficionados as well as those who don’t typically drink beer but crave something unique.Description: Ale with the Taste of Spices
ABV: 5.9%
Profile: Bold, Sweet, Smooth, SpicyKovac passed down his family’s beer making tradition by working tirelessly with his son to craft the first version of “Not Your Father’s Root Beer.” . It appeals to craft beer aficionados as well as those who don’t typically drink beer but crave something unique.
The award-winning “Not Your Father’s Root Beer” achieved a 95 rating from Beer Advocate and is a very popular choice at several Chicagoland bars.   As Small Town Brewery continues to roll out new craft beers, Kovac is intent on providing the beer loving public with unique flavors that continue his family’s beer-making tradition. 

Monday, August 31, 2015

Twisted Pine

Twisted Pine Hop Zealot IPA...$9.99 / 4pk
We crafted this ale for those-some call them fanatics-devoted to the bountiful bines of the hop plant. Hop Zealot pours like a golden beam of sunshine with a massive blast of hop aroma that’ll make a true believer out of any IPA lover. Drain every last drop and beseech the bottle for more, but do not forsake your friends… They’re thirsty too!
7.4% ABV, 70 IBU

Twisted Pine La Petite Saison...$9.99 / 4pk
Saisons originated in Belgium as a key provision for toiling farmers during harvest time. Lucky for us, the abundant Colorado sunshine makes it Saison season year-round. La Petite pours hazy straw gold like a sunlit haystack with delightful aromas of lemon peel, peppercorn and orange blossom. Now put your pitchfork aside, relax, and refresh yourself
ABV: 6.7%
IBU: 25

Twisted Pine West Bound Braggot

Twisted Pine West Bound Braggot...$8.49 / 22oz
Braggot with Orange Blossom Honey  - Buddha's Hand and Tasmanian Pepper Berries.
Pursuit of the new and exciting flavors has long been a spark of wanderlust for many.  From the spice traders of bygone times to the adventurous souls in craft brewing today.    In the spirit of exploration, our brewers have crafted a farmhouse braggot with orange blossom honey from California, Mountain pepper from Tasmania and Buddha's Hand.  Citrus from the Far East.  Finished with a Belgian Saison yeast, West Bound is a tribute to all trailblazers of taste.