Thursday, March 10, 2022

Spirits tasting with David Hermelin of Righteous Road Craft Spirits


Spirits tasting with David Hermelin of Righteous Road 
Craft Spirits

Thursday, 3/10 4:30-6:00 at our whiskey bar
The Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton MO 63105

Open house tasting

  • The Original Righteous Seven liqueur
  • The Fifth Cup Craft Liqueur
  • The Fifth Cup Barrel Aged liqueur NEW RELEASE!!!
  • Gibor Whiskey Liqueur.... 

Righteous Road® was established in 2016 to bring premium products and innovation to the craft spirits market. Our brands are created with the finest quality ingredients and then perfected by blending the ideal ratios of each fruit and grain. Our flavor profiles are altogether unique to the market and provide a one-of-a-kind taste experience.

More info on the spirits!

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Righteous Seven Liqueur...$28.99
Righteous Seven Liqueur is a premium blend of the Seven Species that is hand-crafted according to a proprietary recipe developed and perfected over time.
Our neutral grain spirit is made from locally grown soft red winter wheat and two-row barley. The alcohol is used to macerate with each of the figs, olives, dates, pomegranates, and grapes. Each maceration is filtered and then combined together at specific ratios to create the Righteous Seven final blend. We hope you enjoy it and that it leads you down your own Righteous Road

  • Righteous Seven is kosher certified by the OU (Orthodox Union) and by Mishkoltz Kashrus in Brooklyn.
  • Righteous Seven is also Yoshon certified.
  • The grapes used in the product are mevushal.

How is Righteous Seven best served?
Righteous Seven is best enjoyed served neat. On its own, it is perfect for a social night out, during dinner, or complimenting dessert. It is warmly inviting to the body with a taste profile that has broad age-range appeal for both men and women. Righteous Seven® is ideal for special occasions and toasts and a delight for couples to share.
Righteous Seven also mixes wonderfully with a wide variety of spirits. For cocktail ideas, please visit

The First Liqueur Made Exclusively from the Seven Species
The Seven Species are listed in the book of Deuteronomy to praise the attributes of the Land of Israel….“a land of wheat, and barley, and grapes, and figs, and pomegranates; a land of olive oil and honey (dates)….”

In the 16th century, the famous kabbalist R. Isaac Luria revealed the correlation between the supernatural energies of the Seven Species and the seven emotive characteristics of the human soul.

By combining the physical and spiritual properties of all seven fruits and grains together into one exceptional taste, an otherworldly liqueur has been born to indulge the senses.

Righteous Road Gibor Whiskey Liqueur...$39.99
Whiskey Liqueur
A original blend of straight rye and bourbon whiskeys with Righteous Seven liqueur

GIBOR™ (‘ghee-bore’) is a new brand of whiskey liqueur being introduced by Righteous Road Craft Spirits.
It is our first product launch with whiskey and we have spent considerable time getting to the right combination of rye and bourbon blended together with our award winning Righteous Seven liqueur.
There are very few whiskey liqueurs on the market and hardly any that we know of that are a combination of rye and bourbon blended with a fruit liqueur, up at 80 proof.  The rye we used on this first batch is a high rye at 95% with 5% malted barley, aged at 4.25 years. The bourbon is 75% corn, 21% rye, and 4% malted barley, aged at 3.5 years. Our Righteous Seven® liqueur is made from wheat, barley, grapes, pomegranates, figs, olives, and dates.
Once blended and rested, this whiskey liqueur brings a taste profile that combines notes of spice and caramel together with the forest fruits and chocolate tones of Righteous Seven, all in one satisfying and smooth pour.
GIBOR is best experienced neat or on the rocks. Enjoy as well with your favorite cigar.
A ‘Gibor’ is the Hebrew word for a ‘strong and mighty one.’ A Gibor shows fortitude and courage to maintain moral virtue when challenge and adversity knock at the door. We hope you enjoy it and that your ride is a righteous on

Righteous Road The Fifth Cup Liqueur....$29.99
Kosher for Passover
An original blend of apricots, figs, dates, pistachios & almonds to delight your palate.
Indulge and enjoy neat, mixed, or on the rocks.

Back story:
It is well known that four cups of wine are drunk on the first night of Passover. But little is understood about the fifth cup. In the vast expanse of the Babylonian Talmud, the fifth cup is mentioned just once, giving credence to the assumption by some that it must have been an error. In most printed versions of the Talmud today the ‘fifth cup’ has been removed.

Throughout history though, many Torah luminaries have argued that the ‘fifth cup’ text should remain. In the 16th century, the famous Maharal of Prague urged that the unabridged version of the text be followed: “…over the fourth cup one completes the Hallel. Over the fifth cup one recites the psalm known as the Great Hallel.”

He writes that Hallel (Psalms 113-118) and the four cups of wine at the Seder are related to redemption. The Great Hallel (Psalm 136), however, is one step above redemption and associates with the number five, for it states that the Lord provides every single creature with food. The Talmud aptly expounds that providing “the sustenance of an individual is even more difficult than redemption.”

As such, the fifth cup has its rightful place at the Passover seder. It serves as a testament to the Almighty who not only redeems, but also provides sustenance directly and not through an intermediary. The Fifth Cup™ liqueur was developed to acknowledge this wonder.

Our cup sits inside a five petaled rose depicting the description in the opening lines of the Zohar. “And there are five strong petals on which the rose is set and they are called salvations and now they are known as the five gates. And this rose is called the cup of blessing, of which it is said, ‘I will take up the cup of salvation…’ ” (Psalm 116:13).

The Fifth Cup™ liqueur is hand-crafted with the finest figs, apricots, dates, almonds and pistachios to create a taste reminiscent of renewal and springtime. It is meant to be enjoyed during Passover and the rest of the year as gratitude to the Almighty, who sustains us each day.

Righteous Seven Barrel Aged...$32.99 / 375ml
Are you ready to try the American fruit liqueur that was the category winner at the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition?
At Righteous Road®, we have taken our award-winning Original Righteous Seven® liqueur and rested a special Reserve edition in new American white oak whiskey barrels.
The result marries an exceptionally nuanced fruit liqueur with rich flavors of forest fruits and chocolate to the signature barrel notes of vanilla, toffee, and toasted almond that come from charred Kentucky oak.
Savor this Barrel Reserve limited edition straight up and treat yourself to something truly special.
Each bottle is single barrel filled at cask strength.

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