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Saturday, March 9, 2024

Rockwell Beer




Rockwell Now Streaming IPA...$11.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
West Coast IPA
For the modern era. Drier and leaner than the generation before, it relies on us pilsner and vienna malts to create a crackery base for an explosion of pineapple, peach, lime zest, grapefruit, and cedar.
Abv: 6.2%

Rockwell Crisp Chinos Rice Lager...$10.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Jasmine Rice Lager
Tasting notes: ​lime, cracker, flowers, and herbs
A sizeable addition of jasmine rice creates a delicate floral note that’s paired with a bright herbal citrus hop character. After extensive lagering, this crisper is meant to be crushed. Originally a collaboration brewed with brooklyn, ny’s own kcbc.

Rockwell Passing Clouds...$10.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Belgian-Style Witbier
Tasting notes: ​citrus, sweet wheat, pepper
Three types of wheat create a light and fluffy base for a delicate combination of citrusy michigan crystal hops, indian green coriander, curaçao orange peel, and grains of paradise. It’s bright, soft, and incredibly refreshing.

Sierra Nevada Hazy IPA Pack

 
Sierra Nevada Hazy IPA Pack...$18.99 / 12pk 12oz cans

HAZY IPA PACK INCLUDES:

  • Tropical Little Thing IPA x 3
  • Hazy Little Thing IPA x 3
  • Dank Little Thing IPA x 3
  • Juicy Little Thing IPA x 3

Sierra Nevada Cosmic Little Things Hazy Double IPA

 
Sierra Nevada Cosmic Little Things...$9.99 / 6pk 12oz cans
HAZY DOUBLE IPA
Ride an interstellar wave of tropical flavor in this Cosmic Little Thing, a hazy nebula glowing with Comet, Strata, and Helios hops for notes of citrus, berries, and lychee.
8% ABV

Friday, March 8, 2024

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Variety IPA Pack

BEER TASTING TONIGHT!
Tasting tonight at Forsyth tonight March 8th from 4pm -6pm
Taste all the new Torpedo beers and the Cosmic Little Thing Hazy IPA



 
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Variety IPA Pack...$17.99 / 12pk 12oz bottles
4 IPA STYLES. 12 BEERS.
Unbox maximum hops with the Torpedo IPA Pack: four unique IPA styles, each one a direct hit of intense hop flavor. Explore the lineup, prepare for launch, and hold on tight: Damn the Torpedoes, Full Hops Ahead!

Each pack includes 3 of each:

TORPEDO IPA | 7.2% ABV
Taste explosive hops with Torpedo’s powerful notes of citrus, tropical fruit and pine, all cranked to full blast through the Hop Torpedo dry-hopping device
ATOMIC TORPEDO IPA | 9.2% ABV
This imperial hop collision fuses West Coast and Juicy IPAs, unleashing atomic flavors of lush fruit, citrus, and sticky pine. 
CRYO FRESH TORPEDO IPA | 7.0% ABV
Cryo Fresh™ hops make a wet hop IPA possible, anytime. And Cryo Fresh Torpedo features their extreme notes of citrus, stone fruit, and fresh harvest magic. 
COLD TORPEDO IPA | 7.0% ABV
Cold Torpedo delivers the hop intensity you’re after with unreal drinkability. Our Cold IPA brewing process keeps the malt character restrained and ultra crisp, letting hops own the spotlight. 

2019 Domaine Cabirau Serge & Marie



This is a store favorite
2019 Domaine Cabirau Serge & Marie....$19.99

The 2019 Maury Sec Serge & Marie is 70% Grenache, 20% Carignan, and 10% Syrah and is aged in 50% foudre and 50% used barrique between two and ten years old. It's a more serious wine offering ripe kirsch, blackberry, peppery herbs, and obvious minerality in a medium to full-bodied, ripe, silky, textured package. Drink bottles over the coming 4-6 years.
Rated 92/100 Jeb Dunnuck


2021 Domaine de Ferrand Chateauneuf fu Pape

Excellent new vintage!
2021 Domaine de Ferrand Chateauneuf fu Pape....$49.99
Lots of seductive floral and fruit aromas of stewed strawberries, dried lavender, and torched rosemary followed by wild bush and terra-cotta. A medium-bodied wine with silky fine-grained tannins. Bright acidity backbone gives delightful freshness and crunchiness to the mid-palate and finish. Beautiful concentration and focus throughout with layered spices. Drinkable now but it will develop gracefully with age
Rated 96/100 James Suckling

St. Louis Magazine - A-List






Nomination time - please nominate us "Liquor or Wine Store" category

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Wonderful New Non-Alcoholic Spirit

 Perhaps the best NA Spirit we've tried so far!

The Pathfinder Hemp and Root Non-Alcoholic Spirit...$30.99

A Hemp-Based Non-Alcoholic Spirit with Pioneering Complexity and Character

The Pathfinder Hemp & Root is a fermented and distilled liquid with the intense flavor and aromatic characteristics of a spirit, with none of the harmful effects of alcoholic beverages.

Smells like a spirit. Tastes like a spirit. Mixes like a spirit. <0.5% ABV.

Enjoy the thrill of throwing back a dram of the world's finest non-alcoholic spirit, with none of the headaches.

Fits right into your favorite cocktail bar as well as your home bar cart.

What's in it?

The Pathfinder is fermented from hemp and carefully refined by copper pot distillation. It's then blended with an alchemy of wormwood, angelic root, ginger, sage, juniper, saffron, orange peel, wild-crafted Douglas-fir and natural terpenes to yield this revolutionary spirit of both complexity and character.

What does it Taste Like?

The Pathfinder tastes like an amaro, that fine class of European liquors known for bittersweet flavors rounded out by citrus and spice, and can be used as a flavorful substitute for amaro, whiskey, or vermouth.

What happens when I drink it?

This miraculous elixir, like the hemp plant itself, has no pyschoactive effects, yet contains enough vitamin E, antioxidants, and other nutrients, to go favorably hand-in-hand with a balanced diet. And since there's no alcohol in The Pathfinder, it won't give you a hangover, either.

How to drink it?

In drinks, it's recommend Hemp & Root in a signature spritz recipe, but it can also be taken as a shot, sipped neat, served on the rocks, or used to modify a multitude of classic cocktails. In other words, it fits right into your home bar cart.

The Pathfinder Signature Spritz 
2 oz The Pathfinder Hemp & Root Spirit
½ oz lemon juice
Top with seltzer
Lemon slice garnish
Serve over ice in a Collins glass

Stone Ledge Tasting at Kirkwood today

 TONIGHT!!

Come taste Stowloch Whiskey and InverXion Vodka with Tony from Stone Ledge Spirits Friday 3/8 from 4-6pm at the Kirkwood Location!! 

Both made in Missouri!!


Stone Ledge Spirits Stowloch Whiskey...$47.99/btl
50% ABV
Inspired by the art of traditional distilling and the beauty of America's Ozark Highlands, Stowloch™ Whiskey is distilled using natural, limestone-filtered Ozark Highlands water, long fermentation, and aged a minimum of 4 years in Missouri Oak barrels. Stowloc is made using an imported recipe brought to the Americas by our distiller's family in 1761. We use only heirloom, non-GMO grain and long fermentation to give this Ozark Highlands whiskey a pre-prohibition style that is sure to satisfy any palate. Our mash build is corn, wheat and malted barley, and since we use no rye in our mash you will find a hint of sweet in every sip.
This sustainable, all-natural whiskey captures the essence of the 200-year history of Ozark Highlands distilling and is sure to become one of your favorite drams.
The name Stowloch is the combination of the Anglo-Saxon word for holy place – “Stow” – and the Irish Gaelic word for lake – “Loch.” We take the liberty of translating it “Holy Water.”

Mark Sutherland is the CEO of Stone Ledge Spirits Company, the organization behind Stowloch Whiskey. Originally from Scotland, he has been in Missouri for 30+ years and is a passionate advocate for the Ozark Highlands and Missouri’s beverage industries. He is also a part time British diplomat, serving as His Majesty’s Hon. Consul to Missouri. Distilling has been part of the 200 year history of the Ozark Highlands. And Stowloch Whiskey is proud to be a part of the next chapter.


InverXion Vodka...$19.99/btl
Our Inspiration
We are inspired by the adventurers and innovators in the world. Our name is a tribute to our distilling process, and to those who redefine what is possible and push the edge in everything they do.
Because we believe adventure favors the bold™.
Our Delicious Vodka
Ultimately, taste is what makes a premium spirit. Our InverXion™ Vodka is distilled 8 times, and finished using vacuum inverted distillation. The results are why people keep our vodka inverted and filling glasses.

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Toppling Goliath Haze Smacker IPA

 
Toppling Goliath Haze Smacker IPA...$12.99 / 6pk 12oz cans
Haze Smacker slams onto your palate showcasing Mosaic®, Citra®, Simcoe® and Galaxy® Hops to create a stellar India Pale Ale that is far out.
India Pale Ale • 7% ABV
Mosaic, Citra & Simcoe Hops

Surly Mosh Pit Imperial IPA

 
Surly Mosh Pit Imperial IPA...$10.99 / 6pk 12oz cans
IMPERIAL IPA
Lace up your Docs, put on your cleanest dirty flannel, and dive into the waiting arms of your fellow hopheads. No frills, no keyboard solos, no guy in a cape singing about unicorns or hobbits. Just a full-on face melter, with Idaho 7™, Sabro, Amarillo, Citra, and Cascade hops leading the attack and heavy citrus notes of orange and lemon landing like a double kick drum

Glendronach Revival 15 year Old Single Malt

This one is tough to get!


Glendronach Revival 15 year Old Single Malt...$99.99
After ceasing production in 2015, The GlenDronach Revival Aged 15 years now returns to the core range of the distillery’s line-up. The expression embodies The GlenDronach’s signature style of Spanish Sherry Cask maturation in fine Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks from Andalucía, quietly growing in stature for 15 years in the darkness of our dunnage warehouses.
In flavour, the expression offers sumptuous notes of dark fruits, rich chocolate and manuka honey with an enveloping, memorable finish worthy of this monumental malt’s history. This luxuriously sherried Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is bottled at 46% ABV, non chill filtered and natural in colour.

Side Project


NEW!!!!
We did not get a ton - grab some soon!

Side Project Lazuli IPA....$4.99 /16oz cans
Side Project Lazuli IPA....$17.99 / 4pk 16oz cans

Double Dry-Hopped American IPA with frozen fresh Cascade, Azacca, Citra & Citra Cryo Hops
ABV: 7% 


Side Project Nitro Time Lapse Milk Stout....$4.99 /16oz cans
Side Project Nitro Time Lapse Milk Stout....$17.99 / 4pk 16oz cans

Milk Stout with Coffee, Vanilla, and Cinnamon
ABV: 5.5%




We are going to pick another Single Barrel Pick at Side Project Brewing!
We are doing another barrel tasting with Cory and Karen King at Side Project Brewing. They are allowing us to bring some customers to taste and you will help select a single barrel of beer to be bottled exclusive for The Wine and Cheese Place. Everyone in attendance will be guaranteed a chance to purchase a bottle of that beer when it is bottled.

We are still working on details - but here is what we know now
  • We will be inviting 8-10 customers to helps us taste and select, like the first event.
  • The event should be sometime in April at Side Project Brewing.
  • We will invite top beer supporters with a very heavy emphasis on Side Project beer supporters at our stores (you must be a member of our rewards club)
  • Selection will be based on purchases since November 1st up until a few weeks before the event. Date will be announced as soon as we know.



Side Project Fermier 2023 Vintage....$39.99 / 750ml
Oak Aged Missouri Saison

Fermier is a spelt Missouri Saison in which exclusive processes and bottle conditioning techniques to this beer have created a singular experience which showcases our exploration of fermentation with our native microflora. Somewhere between Saison du Fermier and Oude Fermier, we hope you enjoy this limited expression of our flagship Missouri Saison.
ABV: 7%

Side Project La Belle Fleur Pineapple and Mango Edition....$14.99 / 375ml
Foedre-aged Missouri Brett Pale

La Belle Fleur is the base of our Single Farm beers with Brettanomyces Claussenii and Brettanomyces Anomala and our house cultures. This expression was then refermented on Pineapples & Mangoes and then Dry-Hopped with Galaxy.
ABV: 6%

Side Project Brewing Sunrises....$39.99 / 750ml
Blend of Oak Aged Lager and Saison

Sunrises is a collaboration with our lovely friends at Sante Adairius Rustic Ales. We brewed a lager and then experimented as we did as homebrewers with a precise matrix of Brettanomyces strains as we aged the beer in French Oak Barrels. After 12 months in oak, we wove in threads of Oude Fermier, Home, and Sunsets to push this lager / ale hybrid toward our individual Saison flavor profiles. Sunrises was bottle conditioned for 4 months with cultures from both breweries before sharing with you.
ABV: 6%

Side Project Reflections 10 Year.....$19.99 / 375ml
Lager Aged in Missouri Oak Foedre with Native Microflora

Side Project Salud....$39.99 / 750ml
Salud crosses the boundary between natural wine and Missouri Saison. In the process of orange wine, we aged a Missouri Table Saison on the skins of Vidal Blanc grapes letting the natural microflora of the grapes to influence the direction of the beer. At maturity in oak, a Missouri Saison aged on Peaches was blended in before letting the beer condition in the bottle for several months



Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Whiskey Dave's Weekend Flight

 

Whiskey Dave’s Weekend Flight!
Forsyth Boulevard Clear-out,
Three ¾ ounce drams for 12 bucks
Friday and Saturday, March 8th and 9th

At the Infamous Bar
Inside the Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd
While they last!!! 

  • Old Elk Infinity Blend 114 Proof
  • Baker’s Straight Bourbon 8 years, 6 months 107 Proof barrel # 000185719
  • Baker’s Straight Bourbon 8 years, 6 months 107 Proof barrel # 000185701
  • Kentucky Owl 10 Year Straight Rye Batch #3 114 proof
  • Elijah Craig 12 Year Straight Bourbon A-119 135.2 proof
  • Elijah Craig 12 Year Straight Bourbon B-519 122.2 proof

Rockwood Lump Charcoal

Back in stock at Forsyth now!

BBQ weather!

Rockwood Lump Charcoal...$21.99 / 20lb Bag
It is currently the number #1 rated hard wood charcoal on the Nakedwhiz.com
100% Missouri hardwood charcoal.
When we poured the charcoal out onto the ground for sorting, we all hardwood charcoal with nothing that shouldn't have been there. As you can see from the following chart, the distribution of sizes was exceptional with the percentage of chips and dust falling below 5%. This is very low compared to all other charcoals we have tested. The bag contained almost an extra pound of charcoal, so we ended up with almost 20 pounds of usable charcoal.
There was no sparking or popping when lighting the charcoal in a chimney starter and the fire was somewhat slow to spread. The smoke coming off the charcoal during lighting was very mild, as mild as we think we have ever noticed.
During our maximum temperature test, the charcoal burned at just over 900° which is high compared to other brands we've tested. Again, the fire was rather slow to spread and build up to the high temperature it achieved.
When it came to burn time, this charcoal came in as the fourth longest burning lump charcoal we have ever tested. The ash produced was very low compared to other brands.
You get a charcoal that doesn't over power the food, allowing you to control the smoke flavor yourself with chips or chunks, and a charcoal that burns a good long time producing little ash and delivering good value for money. This charcoal gets our Highly Recommended rating.

Wine Tasting at Spirit Wine and Craft

This Friday, March 8th at Spirit Wine & Craft from 4-6pm
Come taste some Spanish wine with Matt from Vinoteca

  • Avinyó Petillant Blanc
  • Joseph Gray Volador Montsant
  • Ca'n Verdura Negre
  • Orlegi de Luberri Cosecha Rioja
  • Atxa Pacharán Sierra de Orduna

Off Color Eat Pray Mango Farmhouse Ale

 
Off Color Eat Pray Mango...$10.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
TASTING NOTES
A robust dose of mango, passion fruit, and pear is added to our farmhouse ale and imparts overtones of a tropical riesling cocktail. The explosive fruit mouthfeel is luscious with hints of honeysuckle yet finishes silky smooth.
SECRET TECHNIQUE
After digesting all the malt sugars, our usually carnivorous farmhouse ale is fed a tropical cornucopia of mango, passion fruit, and pear juices. The post-fermentation tropical feast results in the final beer retaining a huge amount of juicy aromatics that would otherwise be lost if the fruit was added any earlier in the brewing process.
INGREDIENTS
Pils and Flaked Wheat malts, Azacca hops, Mango, Passion Fruit, and Pear juices

Open House Tasting Saturday at the (In)famous Bar

 

Open House Tasting
Saturday, March 9th Noon-3pm
At the (In)famous Bar
Inside the Clayton Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Boulevard

The great folks from Bonded Beverage will be here to pour expressions from the jewel of the Lowland malts, the Bladnoch Distillery. 

NEW!!!
Bladnoch Single Malt Scotch Whiskey 11 Year...$65.99 / 700ml.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky matured exclusively in ex-Bourbon casks. Bladnoch's Master Distiller, Dr Nick Savage, hand selects every cask to bring together this refreshing and sweet expression. Showing notes of honey, refreshing citrus and cut grass
Bladnoch Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Liora...$69.99 / 700ml
Our latest addition to the Classic Collection.
Matured in both Bourbon and New Oak casks to showcase the combination of fresh cut apples, toasted caramel, peppery spices and fresh oak flavours.
Bladnoch Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky Vinaya...$52.99 / 750ml
Matured in a unique combination of 1st fill Bourbon and 1st fill Sherry casks for notes of fresh apple, sweet floral grass and hints of chocolate.
46.7% abv Unchillfiltered
Bladnoch Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky Samsara...$69.99 / 700ml
Samsara, meaning ‘rebirth’, is a full-bodied and fragrant blend of malts matured in ex Bourbon and ex Californian red wine casks
46.7% abv Unchillfiltered
Also, in stock but not being sampled;
Bladnoch Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Alinta...$69.99 / 700ml
This expression utilizes PX Sherry and ex-bourbon casks combined together with a sweet smoky peated spirit, sets Alinta apart from anything previously released by Bladnoch.
46.7% abv UnchillfilteredBladnoch Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 14 Year Old...$131.99 / 700ml
The Bladnoch 14 Year Old is aged exclusively in Oloroso Sherry casks
46.7% abv Unchillfiltered

PURE SCOT BLENDED SCOTCH FROM BLADNOCH

Pure Scot Signature Blended Whiskey...$29.99 / 750ml 40% abv
Pure Scot Virgin Oak...$33.99 / 750ml 43% abv
Handcrafted and seamlessly finished in virgin American Oak casks at Bladnoch Distillery.
Pure Scot Midnight Peat...$35.99 / 750ml 44.5% abv
Finished in smoky, spicy ex-peated whisky casks

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Aperitivos & Digestivos Tasting Class at Spirit Wine and Craft


Just a few sets left!!
This Thursday


Aperitivos & Digestivos Tasting Class at Spirit Wine and Craft
Date: Thursday, March 7th
Time: 5:30-6:30PM
Location: Spirit Wine & Craft, 5760 Chippewa, 63109
Cost: $35 per person
These complex spirits are often simply mixers in cocktails, but contain a world of flavors unto themselves. We'll sample six different options for the next time you are searching for that perfect starter or end to your meal.

Buffalo Trace Traveller Whiskey



More in stock - no limit!
Collab - Chris Stapleton and Buffalo Trace Distillery Master Distiller, Harlen Wheatley



Buffalo Trace Traveller Whiskey Blend No.40...$35.99
BLENDED WHISKEY
For this first-of-its-kind collaboration from Buffalo Trace Distillery, Traveller brings together the collective artistry of 8X Grammy Award-Winning Artist Chris Stapleton and Buffalo Trace Distillery Master Distiller, Harlen Wheatley.
In pursuit of the finest possible whiskey, over 50 blends were sampled before making Blend No. 40 the chosen combination. Blend No. 40 is the carefully curated result of countless hours of testing & tasting and is exactly what you’d expect – a premium whiskey that speaks for itself.
Authentically crafted to be there whenever you find yourself in good company, Traveller Whiskey is Easy to Drink, Hard Not to Love.

James E. Pepper Bourbon Whiskey 5 Year Old Decanter



Back in stock now!!!
New Batch #017
107.2 proof

James E. Pepper Bourbon Whiskey 5 Year Old Decanter....$57.99
Small batch blend of bourbon distilled at the Historic James E. Pepper Distillery, DSP-KY-5
The rich history of our distillery and the legacy of Colonel James E. Pepper is celebrated in our newest product — James E. Pepper Barrel Proof Decanter.
This custom bottle is a re-creation of a decanter from our distillery in the 1940s. We are thrilled and honored to continue the legacy of the Pepper family.

4 Hands Madagascar Imperial Stout

4 Hands Madagascar Imperial Stout...$12.99 /16oz Can
2024 Edition is here!!!

An imperial milk stout aged in bourbon barrels with top-quality Madagascar vanilla beans, this inky black, sticky beer is full-bodied with strong notes of vanilla, marshmallow, chocolate and espresso. | ABV: 9.3% Pair with: Stout Braised Short Ribs, Aged Cheeses, Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée

4 Hands City Wide Light Lager


4 Hands City Wide Light Lager....$8.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Crazy crisp and imminently refreshing, City Wide Light is an American lager brewed for everyday, effortless enjoyment while still paying tribute to the rich local brewing tradition of the St. Louis area. From day games to nights at the rink, picnics or the pitch, City Wide Light is the perfect beer for all occasions. | ABV: 4.2%

4 Hands Incarnation Non-Alcoholic IPA


4 Hands Incarnation Non-Alcoholic IPA...$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
NEW NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER
This is everything you’ve come to expect from Incarnation, but with less than .5% ABV. Rise up and tantalize your tastebuds with our Mosaic-hopped non-alcoholic IPA! Incarnation pours a glowing amber hue with a firm collar of off-white foam. A subtle malt sweetness provided by pale and caramel malts gives way to loads of pineapple, passion fruit and candied citrus aromas and flavors in this medium bodied IPA. | ABV: <.5%

Monday, March 4, 2024

Another Single Barrel Pick at Side Project Brewing!

HUGE NEWS!

We are going to pick another Single Barrel Pick at Side Project Brewing!
We are doing another barrel tasting with Cory and Karen King at Side Project Brewing. They are allowing us to bring some customers to taste and you will help select a single barrel of beer to be bottled exclusive for The Wine and Cheese Place. Everyone in attendance will be guaranteed a chance to purchase a bottle of that beer when it is bottled.

We are still working on details - but here is what we know now
  • We will be inviting 8-10 customers to helps us taste and select, like the first event.
  • The event should be sometime in April at Side Project Brewing.
  • We will invite top beer supporters with a very heavy emphasis on Side Project beer supporters at our stores (you must be a member of our rewards club)
  • Selection will be based on purchases since November 1st up until a few weeks before the event. Date will be announced as soon as we know.
We do have some Side Project in stock now and more coming soon



Cory and Karen King put on an amazing event last time-
Here are some pictures from our first single barrel selection