Wine and Beer Tastings 8-11-2017

Julius Echter Weissbier Dunkel (Germany), Pours a caramel brown color with a small off- white head. Smells of wheat, banana, clove, yeast and dark malts. Tastes of wheat and dark malts with a hint of clove and banana. The malts taste of caramel and raisins. Easy to drink.

 

 

 

La Marimorena Albarino 2015 (Spain), Unoaked and lee aged, the wine shows herbal aromas, scents of citrus and clear notes of apple and pear, fresh and fruitful in the mouth, the finish continues along the mineral and spice theme.

 

 

 

Castillo Monjardin Garnacha 2015 (Spain), This Garnacha’s leathery and bold aromas are rustic and savory. On the palate, it’s dry, with tomato-like acidity, fresh and zesty roasted plum flavors and an earthy note that lingers on the finish.

 

 

 

Mas Buscados Tempranillo/Petit Verdot 2014 (Spain), A succulent, juicy red, bursting with ripe blackberry and a zesty spice character. Criminally drinkable, its vibrant fruit driven style and easy balance make for the perfect anytime red.

 

 

 

 

Lodali Moscato D’Asti 2016 (Italy), A delightfully aromatic wine, with loads of fresh fruit flavors bursting from the glass. It is sweet, but beautifully balanced by the wine’s effervescence and acidity. Being Frizzante, it has only about half the effervescence of a sparkling wine, and is hard to resist. This wine makes a wonderful accompaniment to many desserts, especially those made with fruit such as peach, pear, apple and berries.

Wine and Beer Tastings 8-4-2017

Cael & Crede Whisky Barrel Aged Irish Ale (Ireland), An Amber Ale that is distinctly Irish, the unforgettable flavor comes from its aging in genuine Irish Whiskey oak barrels. Using locally sourced Irish malts and the purest water from River Shannon, Cael and Crede’s remarkable taste boasts rich toffee with a creamy oak and dry whiskey […]

Wine & Beer Samples 7-14-2017

Honey Grail Boudica’s Uprising Craft Sparkling Honey Mead (VA) The first and only semi-sweet, sparking, 100% honey mead on the market! Aromas of mint and herbal notes with a light palate of minty honey, lime, and apple with good carbonation. An easy drinking adaptation of a classic adult beverage.   Fritz de Katz Riesling 2015 […]

Wine & Beer Tasting 06-30-2017

Wells Banana Bread Beer (England) Tempting “banoffee” aromas tempered by a grassy, lemony nose all lead to a finely balanced, fresh, delicate flavor of peppery hops with a lingering dry finish. Tropically fruity; its ripe banana flavor, emphasized by a hint of bitterness, comes from the addition of real fair trade bananas.   Walsh Sauvignon […]

Wine & Beer Samples 06-23-2017

Austin Eastciders Blood Orange Cider (TX) A zesty, dry cider made with American dessert apples, heirloom bittersweet apples, and Sicilian blood oranges. Effervescent with a prominent tangy, citrus fruit note, balanced by crisp apple freshness and a hint of raspberry and grapefruit flavors. A medium bodied brew that is ultra refreshing and the perfect beer […]