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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Rogue Kulture Clash






Rogue Kulture Clash...$12.99 / 750ml
Imperial Blonde Ale with Kombucha TeaKulture Clash is an explosive collision with Townshend’s Brew Dr. Kombucha, a fearless fermenter and world-class Oregon brand. By combining the unique tangy flavors of a custom-brewed kombucha from Brew Dr. with a Rogue blonde ale specifically brewed to complement it, we’ve created a flavorful, invigorating balance of blonde and bold that both kombucha and beer drinkers will enjoy.

Ingredients: Brew Dr. Kombucha & Rogue Blonde Ale

Smooth Ambler Contradiction




Smooth Ambler Contradiction...$37.99
Blend of Straight Bourbon Whiskies
92 Proof
At Smooth Ambler, after we began merchant bottling the whiskey we call Old Scout, it occurred to us that at some point it may be fun and interesting to blend a little of the delicious bourbon we source with the smooth and sweet wheated bourbon we distill here in West Virginia. With that notion in mind, Contradiction was born; a blend of whiskey we make with whiskey we do not. Contradiction is non-chill filtered and is full-bodied, with notes of dried fruit and butter rum, and has the end-result of tasting like a four-grain bourbon.
Mashbill: Merchant bottled bourbon made with corn, rye and malted barley married with homemade bourbon made with corn, wheat and malted barley.
Distillation Process: Continuous column distillation and pot distillation.
Aging: A blend of different straight whiskeys, there are different ages represented in Contradiction. The majority whiskey is more than 9 years in age.

White Rooster Montage



SOLD OUT


White Rooster Montage...$14.99 / 500ml
Tart Farmhouse ale

Patron Silver Tequila 2019 Limited Edition Tin






Patron Silver Tequila 2019 Limited Edition Tin...$39.99
The Chinese Year of the Pig is beautifully depicted in this limited-edition collector’s tin, which includes Patrón Silver.

Joseph Drouhin Macon Villages



As much as we love bringing new wines to market and showing off our latest wine-finds sometimes it is just as satisfying when one of our longtime favorites gets a nod from the critics. It surely won't come as a surprise to our regulars that the Joseph Drouhin Macon Villages received some great press recently:




2017 Joseph Drouhin Macon Villages...$12.99
The 2017 Mâcon-Villages from Maison Joseph Drouhin is a very pretty and quite classic example of its appellation. The bouquet is quite floral, wafting from the glass in a mix of apple, fresh almond, a developing note of beeswax, spring flowers, toasty Mâconnais soil tones and a touch of vanillin oak. On the palate the wine is bright, full-bodied and impressively vibrant, with a very good core of fruit, lovely soil signature, zesty acids and lovely backend energy on the long and complex finish. This is a very lovely example of Mâcon-Villages, with impressive backend amplitude. A great value! 2019-2026.
Rated 90/100 John Gillman A View from The Cellar

Sterling Cabernet Sauvignon




2017 Sterling Vintner's Collection Cabernet Sauvignon..$7.98
Combining elegance and approachability, our 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon opens with rich aromas of boysenberry, accented by caramel and mocha spices. The palate is smooth and supple, delivering a balanced expression of plum, blackberry pie, cinnamon, and toffee. Soft, supple, and chocolaty tannins hold the finish, which is long and luxurious. With its bold flavors and an easy accessibility, our Cabernet Sauvignon pairs well with a variety of foods and occasions, from filet mignon to barbecued ribs.

Carmenet Chardonnay Reserve







Buttery Chardonnay!
2017 Carmenet Chardonnay Reserve...$9.49
Carmenet Chardonnay is a lovely straw-colored wine with hints of apple, banana, and vanilla. This opulent and sensual wine finishes with butterscotch and tropical fruit and ends with a smooth, crisp, enjoyable finish. Enjoy.
FOOD PAIRING SUGGESTIONS: This Chardonnay is delicious with seafood, shellfish, pork, cheese, & poultry

Auld Blow-In 14 Year Old Single Grain Scotch


New and limited!

Auld Blow-In 14 Year Old Single Grain Scotch...$62.99
Single Grain Whisky
Distilled at Port Dundas

Auld Blow-In (blow-in is a nickname for an out-of-towner)
55% abv
We are fortunate enough to have found this "auld" (old) whisky, a big and rich 14 year Scotch that is sure to delight the local palate.

Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Valdadige





Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Valdadige...$16.58
Next lowest price on Wine Searcher is $19.94
This dry white wine has a straw yellow color. Its clean, intense aroma and bone-dry taste (with an appealing flavor of Golden Delicious apples) make Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio a wine of great personality and versatility.   Excellent as an aperitif, and ideal with seafood salads or pasta and rice dishes based on fish and shellfish. Also perfect with white meats, boiled or grilled fish and soufflés.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Kurayoshi Japanese Whisky




Kurayoshi
Matsui Shuzou was founded in 1910 and is located in the Tottori Prefecture northwest of Kyoto on the shore of the Sea of Japan. Fresh ground water from the Tottori prefecture wilderness is a blessing from the earth and is used to bring the Kurayoshi Whisky to proof. It is a very tasty, mellow characteristic of whisky deserving of the name Kurayoshi, the city of water and green. Tottori is known for its soft mineral water and abundance of nature. Over 14% of the total land area of the prefecture is designated as Natural Park.




Kurayoshi Sherry Cask Malt Whisky....$62.99
46%
A sweet aroma of berries and chocolate comes from whisky aged in oak casks for over 3 years, and then finished in sherry casks. It is complimented by a citrus-tart taste like lemon grass. It has a balanced aroma, and the palate is smooth with a lingering finish. It is very soft and recommended for all palates.




Kurayoshi 8yr Malt Whisky...$62.99
46% abv
This whisky is aged in white oak ex-bourbon barrels for over 8 years, removing any unpleasant flavors and causing the whisky to become ripe and complex in flavor. The malt aromas and sweet refreshing fruit notes remind one of pale golden and dry orange colors. The palate is sweet and stands out with fragrances of vanilla and nuts. The mouth-feel is very soft.

Kurayoshi 12yr Malt Whisky...$79.99
46% abv
The rich aroma of fragrant mixed nuts, including almonds and the heavy malt aroma, spread throughout the mouth, giving a sense of the long-term maturation of over 12 years. Good vanilla and raisins with faint smokiness is felt. The long term aging give an outstanding balance of tart and sweet. A soft and smooth finish remains.

The Roasterie CBD Infused Cold Brew

In stock now at Forsyth!

The Roasterie CBD Infused Cold Brew...$4.49 / can
(located in our beer cooler)

Beer Tasting tonight at Forsyth

Beer Tasting tonight at Forsyth!

Friday April 4th from 4-6pm.

Taste - 

  • Odell Mountain Standard IPA
  • Alaskan Kolsch - now in cans
  • Alaskan White - now in cans
  • Prairie Artisan Ales Blueberry Boyfriend
  • Perennial Artisan Ales Hopfentea
J.W. Kelly Bourbon Tasting tonight
Friday April 5th from 4-6pm
The Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton MO

Taste:
J.W. Kelly Old Milford Bourbon...$28.99
J.W. Kelly Old Milford Single Barrel Bourbon Double Oaked...$44.99



Glenlivet Tasting tonight

Friday April 5th from 4-6pm
The Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton MO

Taste:
Glenlivet 12 Year Old
Glenlivet 15 Year Old 
Glenlivet Founders Reserve

2nd Shift Collab with Perennial Mládek - "part LSD, part Abraxas"



BACK IN STOCK
2nd Shift Collab with Perennial Mládek Stout...$19.99 / 4pk

Imperial Stout with Cinnamon and Vanilla
Pronounced “Melodic”, this Imperial Stout is blended with cinnamon & vanilla.
The Story Behind Mládek: Part LSD, part Abraxas, this beer is not only an intermingling of two of our own standout beers, but also a sign of friendship between two breweries.

The Wine and Cheese Place - Ballwin




Excuse the mess!
They are putting on a new roof our our Ballwin location.  
They had to take our signs down  and blocked part of the parking lot.  But Ballwin is still open during the construction.  Sorry for the inconvenience!  


Make sure you still visit 
our Ballwin location
The Wine and Cheese Place
14748 Clayton Road, Ballwin MO
636.527.1144


Our Ballwin store opened back in March of 1995.
Yes, next year we will be celebrating 25 years at that location!

J.W. Kelly Bourbon Tasting tonight




J.W. Kelly Bourbon Tasting tonight
Friday April 5th from 4-6pmThe Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton MO

Taste:
J.W. Kelly Old Milford Bourbon...$28.99
J.W. Kelly Old Milford Single Barrel Bourbon Double Oaked...$44.99








J.W. Kelly Old Milford Bourbon...$28.99
We have captured the spirit of J.W.Kelly's original bourbon by marrying 5-, 6-, and 8-year-old aged barrels of bourbon, hand selected by our JWK crew. Our Old Milford Straight Bourbon Whiskey is handcrafted in 3,000-gallon pot stills to give it bold and unique characteristics.

Old Milford Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a wonderful caramel color with spicy flavor notes of oak, white pepper, vanilla and English toffee. The unique blend teases your palate with honey, baking spice and nutmeg as well as hints of coffee and fine chocolate. The finish is long with cinnamon, white pepper, barrel char and a slow warming heat. This is an amazing drink that needs nothing added. Enjoy it straight up or with a cube of ice.

J.W. Kelly Old Milford Single Barrel Bourbon Double Oaked...$44.99
109 proof
Mash Bill
  • 75% CORN
  • 20% MALTED RYE
  • 5% BARLEY
Also born and raised in the scenic city of Chattanooga TN, J.W. Kelly’s original Single Barrel Bourbon was bottled at cask strength, creating a handmade style with its own unique flavors.

Reborn in 2016, this unique single barrel, coming in at 109 proof, is hand bottled and double oaked. Every barrel is selected from barrels 5-8 years old. Once the barrel has been selected it is then transferred into a new American oak barrel and aged for another 8-12 months.
Every barrel will be different and have its own personality. That’s the benefit of a single barrel, amazing taste, flavors and an amazing surprise with every glass.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Skinos Mastiha Liqueur






Skinos Mastiha Liqueur...$29.99
Ancient Greeks knew it as a cure for bellyaches. Roman emperors used to spice their wine with it. Turkish Sultans harem ladies chewed it for fresh breath and fighting boredom. From a small Mediterranean island, Mastiha has traveled & conquered the world with its distinctive aroma and mysterious attributes.
Tradition meets contemporary times The production of Mastiha Spirits is the outcome of a tedious and thorough work associated with nature. Traditional techniques of cultivation, harvesting and cleaning are combined with state of the art technology.
From the ancient times to the recent years, pharmacology has recognized the unique therapeutic effects of Mastiha and sparked a widespread interest:
  • Hippocrates [500BC], the Father of medicine used to mix Mastiha with honey to cure bellyaches & fight cold.
  • Dioscurides [100BC], doctor & herbalist, recognized Mastiha as extremely good for the stomach, the digestion & the teeth [gums & whitening effect].
  • Rebasius, Soranos the Ephesian, Etius Medicus, Scribonius Largus suggested numerous remedies with Mastiha.
  • The University of Nottingham revealed that even small quantities of Mastiha can cure peptic ulcers.

Brockmans Premium Gin




Brockmans Premium Gin...$29.99
GIN, ONLY BETTER
Brockmans unique recipe of naturally grown aromatic botanicals are steeped in pure grain spirit for many hours to release their natural oils and aromas. The more traditional notes of gin are combined with a refreshing influence of citrus and aromatic wild berries. Bulgarian coriander plays its part, providing an aromatic, gingery orange top note. This blends perfectly with the soft and rounded harmonies of blueberries and blackberries, all of which is supported by the bottom note of Tuscan juniper berries. Dry, bittersweet Valencian orange peel elongates the deeper tones and gives an intensely smooth finish.

Thereafter, Brockmans is slowly distilled in a 100 year old traditional copper still, where we capture the heart of the gin distillation. The distinctive gin notes derived from Brockmans unique recipe deliver an exquisite intensely smooth gin, with a uniquely defining sensual taste experience.



THE TASTE
LIKE NO OTHER
Brockmans is like no other gin. For gin enthusiasts it is a revelation, for gin novices it is about discovering an unexpected individual taste. It stands proudly alone from the many other types of gin due to the unique recipe of exquisite botanicals and the patient steeping distillation process. Where the more traditional notes of gin are combined with a refreshing influence of citrus and aromatic wild blackberries and blueberries. This creates an intensely smooth gin taste that is sensual and daringly different.
The unrivalled taste of this beautifully made gin can be enjoyed simply neat over ice. It is refreshingly different when served with tonic or ginger ale. For the mixologists amongst us it opens up a whole world of new taste experiences when mixed in gin cocktails.

Off Color Brewing Spots Tiki Weisse Style Ale





Off Color Brewing Spots Tiki Weisse Style Ale...$7.99 / 4pk 12oz
Dense jungle and rainforest are the preferred habitat of jaguars, however as these areas are destroyed through deforestation these noble creatures are forced to roam farther and farther afield in search of the Tiki drinks and grilled cheese sandwiches that sustain them. A couple years ago, we ran into one at Sportsmans Club and shut down the patio with him. Amongst stories of travel and pouncing, he went on at length about his favorite cocktail bursting with all the sickly sweet aromas of passion fruit and grapefruit peel but balanced by a lively acidity and slight but world-wise touch of funk. We've done our best to pay homage to that fine beast and his libations and hope you find Spots as nimble and explosive as its namesake.
ABV: 3.8%
MALTS: Pils, Wheat, Flaked Wheat
HOPS: None of your business
SECRET INGREDIENTS: Passion Fruit, Grapefruit Peel, Funny Hats

Central State Halsdurchschlag


Central State Halsdurchschlag....$10.99 / 4pk 12oz can
Berliner Weiss-Style Ale with Meyer Lemons
When we first met Chef Seth Elgar it was over a plate of fresh oysters, so it seemed fitting that the beer we brewed with him be made to pair with fresh seafood. Tart and refreshing, this Berliner Weiss is complemented perfectly by the addition of fresh Meyer Lemons for a clean and piney finish.

Malt Bill: Indiana Pilsner malt, Wheat
Hops: Galaxy (but not a lot)
Yeast: CSB House Yeast Blend, Lactobacillus
ABV: 3.9%

Central State Pillow Feet


Central State Pillow Feet India Pale Ale...$12.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
The ultimate in comfort, class, and style. What more could you ask for in an IPA? Perfect for enjoying at the park with the kids, or while firing up the grill. All while walking on fluffy hoppy clouds.
Malt Bill: Indiana Grown Ye Old Barley and malted oats
Hops: Mosaic, Simcoe, & Loral Cryo
Yeast: CSB House Clean IPA Strain
ABV: 8.2%

Logboat Brewing





Logboat Patrick Swayzon...$9.49 / 6pk 12oz cans
Tart. Fruity. Handsome. Beautiful. Dreamboat.
It's a Saison, soooo...taste and you shall see.




Logboat Amarillo By Morning...$9.49 / 6pk
Single Hopped Pale Ale
6% ABV
33 IBU
Our first collaboration with the Roots N Blues Festival. Amarillo By Morning is a single hopped super easy drinking pale ale. Amarillos are delicious, making this beer extraordinarily delicious.
Pairs well with Roots, Blues n BBQ.

Noble Oak Double Oak Bourbon




Noble Oak Double Oak Bourbon...$31.99

NOBLE OAK is 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.





FIRST, we traditionally rest our bourbon in Charred New American White Oak barrels for a minimum of one year, developing sweet vanilla notes and a deep caramel tone.

THEN, through our patented Compression Finishing process, we add complexity and flavor using Spanish Sherry Oak Staves, the same wood used to craft the world’s finest and rarest whiskies. This process uses cycles of heat and pressure to maximize the interaction of wood and spirit. The resulting whiskey is full of richness and flavor with notes of dried fruit, cherry, vanilla and spice.
THE RESULT is Noble Oak: a Great Bourbon with a Noble Heart.

Monday, April 1, 2019

BRC release

BRC emails sent out earlier today



Mother's Materfamilias Rum Barrel Aged Stout...$12.99 / 22oz
Our Single Barrel Materfamilias series highlights the unique qualities that each barrel type brings to the Materfamilias program. Aged for 8 months in Rhum Agricole barrels from Rhum Clement in Martinique, this beer gains strong flavors and aromas of fermented sugar cane, herbal vanilla sweetness, burnt caramel, and a classic rhum agricole funk. This special release is a look into the blending that determines the character of the ultimate Materfamilias release that also stands alone as a unique drinking experience.
Profile: rich dark chocolate, barrel tannin and spirit alcohol, sugar cane and nougat

Urban Chestnut Radlers

Urban Chestnut Radlers

  • Grapefruit 
  • Lemon


Both in stock now at Forsyth!

Shafer T-D 9 Napa Red

95 Point Shafer under $50!
Shafer's newest wine scores big and we have the best price around

2016 Shafer T-D 9 Napa Red....$49.98
Next lowest price on Wine-Searcher is $54.97
(special price good through 4/8/19)
The winery's proprietary blend of 58% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon and 16% Malbec is hugely impressive and memorable, with a smoky, toasted oak character. Plush flavors of blackberry and cherry jam meld with spice on the rich, round midpalate. It offers plenty of grip and concentration, finishing on a handful of dried herb.
Rated 95/100 The Wine Enthusiast

Rated 94/100 The Wine Advocate