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 with subtle fruitiness; Tender, delicate, well-rounded and smooth with medium acidity; Very approachable; Perfect for pairing with seafood platters, sushi, and mixed salads.

 

 

Colin Barollet Pinot Noir 2013 (France)

Bright cherry notes with an earthy undertone, this medium-bodied pinot noir is full of character; Juicy and well-rounded with herb highlights; Ready for most any meal.

 

Chateau De Gaudou Cahors 2015 (France)   

Blend of 80% Malbec, 15% Merlot, 5% Tannat; Dark with mellow tannins and generous blackberry, blackcurrant, strawberry and raspberry aromas; Enjoy with grilled meat, pasta, pizza and cheese.

 


Trump Cru (VA)

Fortified with brandy, this sweet white port-style Wine is made from blending Chardonnay juices and brandy. Aged in American bourbon barrels, this wine is complex with hints of smoke, pineapple, and citrus. Pair with desserts or serve this aperitif neat or as a cocktail.

 

 

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 […]

Wine & Beer Samples 12-16-2016

Birra Flea Noel(Italy) Amber ale spiced with cardamom, black pepper, sweet orange peel, and cinnamon. The slight variability in time and the presence of natural sediments are index of the craftsmanship of the product.   SmuttyNose Rocky Road(NH) An indulgent blend of ooey-gooey amazingness and the rich goodness of cacao nibs are blended into a […]

Wine & Beer Samples 12-9-2016

A Moment on the Lips (VA) This smooth, balanced milk stout with the tastes of the holidays brings on mouth-watering thoughts of chocolate covered orange slices.  Brewed with sweet orange and cocoa it’s rich in holding memories and anticipation. Sauvage Blanc de Blancs (NM) Gruet Sauvage Blanc de Blancs is a bone-dry sparkler, pale straw […]

Wine and Beer Samples 12-3-2016

Troegs Troegenator (PA) – This Doublebock is thick and chewy with intense notes of caramel, chocolate, and dried stone fruits. A rich and filling beer that’ll warm you on a cold winter’s night.     Dominique et Janine Crochet Sancerre 2015 (France) – Dominique and Janine Crochet stem from an ancient line of winemakers from the heart […]

Wine & Beer Samples 11-18-2016

Breckenridge Pumpkin Spice Latte (CO) Stout made with dark roasted malts and carefully roasted, cold pressed coffee beans. Vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves complement the taste of rich pumpkin. These well-balanced fall flavors presented with the velvety texture of nitrogen create a truly distinctive and delicious beer.   Alta Cima Gewurztraminer 2014 (Chile) Floral aromas […]

Wine & Beer Samples 11-11-2016

St. Bernardus Abt 12 (Belgium) Abbey ale brewed in the classic ‘Quadrupel’ style of Belgium’s best Abbey Ales. Dark with a full, ivory-colored head.  It has a fruity aroma, full of complex flavors and excels because of its long bittersweet finish with a hoppy bite. (10,0% ABV)  It’s a very balanced beer, with a full-bodied taste […]