Wine & Beer Samples 02-24-2017

Saranac S’more Porter (NY)

Combining the flavors of a porter and campfire s’more, this beer is brewed with a blend of caramel, biscuit, brown, and roasted malts; It is then aged with chocolate and vanilla.  The result is a rich and decadent beer with the flavor of milk-chocolate, marshmallow, and toasty graham cracker.  Pair with roasted or smoked meats, chocolate, and of course….S’mores!!

 

Little Sheep Sauvignon Blanc 2016 (New Zealand)

Lively and fresh aromas of citrus and cut grass jump from the glass tantalizing your taste buds. The palate is clean and crisp with high toned acidity that is balanced by citrus fruit and cantaloupe melon.

 

Duxinaro Pinot Noir 2014 (CA)

This release shows the ripe cherry and plum flavors and aromas associated with Pinot Noir; Modest oak to enhance flavors.

 

 

Tierra de Piedra Gran Seleccion Red Blend 2014 (Argentina)

A delicious blend of 40% Malbec, 40% Syrah, and 20% Bonardo; Fruit forward flavors of cherry, damson, and hints of loganberry and blackberry layered with cocoa; Dense and well balanced with a long, supple fruit-filled finish;  Ideal for all grilled meats, hearty pasta, rich cheese, or on its own.

 

Luccio Moscato (Italy)

Fresh, fragrant, and frizzante with bright, floral aromas that give way to flavors of ripe stone fruit, tangerines, and honey; This wine is concentrated and flavorful, but not overly rich or heavy-sweet, yet balanced; Lucious aperitif or dessert match.

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Wine & Beer Samples 02-17-2017

Bell’s Two Hearted Ale (MI) Brewed with 100% Centennial hops from the Pacific Northwest; This IPA is bursting with hop aromas ranging from pine to grapefruit from massive hop additions in both the kettle and the fermenter; Perfectly balanced with a malt backbone and combined with the signature fruity aromas of Bell’s house yeast, this […]

Wine & Beer Samples 2-10-2017

Blackbird Premium Draft Semi-Sweet Hard Cider (NY) A semi-sweet, lightly carbonated session draft cider with a sweet apple bouquet and honey notes; Pairs well with pub fare including chicken and p0rk sandwiches.     Green Flash Le Freak (CA) First-ever hybrid ale of its kind: convergence of a Belgian-Style Trippel with an American Imperial IPA. […]

Wine & Beer Samples 02-03-2017

Champion Hog Waller Scramble (VA) Complex breakfast stout brewed with coffee and chocolate from Gearhart’s Fine Chocolates; It’s a big, chewy, oatmeal stout with soft coffee flavors and tons of chocolate; 45 IBU, 8% ABV.       Siema Bianco (Italy) An aromatic white wine from the northern most area of Italy; Enjoy this wine […]

Wine & Beer Samples 1-20-2017

Clown Shoes Party Crasher Imperial Stout (MA) 11% ABV; Big aromas of bitter chocolate and coffee surrounded by intense smoke character; Layers of deep, roasted malts coat the palate along with molasses, figs & cacao; Features malt locally smoked with hickory and ash.     Willm Pinot Blanc 2015 (France) Fresh, clean, lemony; Opens quickly […]

Wine & Beer Samples 1-13-2017

Uinta Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout (UT) Barrel blended American Stout brewed with a copious amount of chocolate malt, roasted barley, and rolled oats before resting in barrels for 1 year.  This beer fuses notes of roasted coffee and cacao nibs with an earthy bitterness from hops to balance the finish.   Annabella Chardonnay 2014 (CA) […]

Wine & Beer Samples 12-23-2016

The Bruery Poterie Anniversary Ale (CA) English-style old ale, fermented with a house Belgian yeast.  A portion of each anniversary ale is saved in oak barrels and blended in with next year’s production, providing more complexity and depth of character.  Robust and complex flavors of toffee, caramel, dark fruit, vanilla and oak.  Poterie will age […]