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Craft Beer Arrivals for January 2021

New or returning to our shelves this month:

  • Avery Hazyish IPA 6pk Cans
  • Avery Pacer IPA 6pk Cans
  • Chimay Red 4pk Bts
  • Collective Arts Hazy State Double Dry Hopped IPA 4pk Cans
  • Dc Brau Coffee Penn Quarter Porter 6pk Cans
  • Dogfish Head Sunday Feels Beermosa Sour 6pk Bts
  • Elder Pine Chin Chin Irish-style Extra Stout 4pk Cans
  • Elder Pine Firegazer Classic American IPA 4pk Cans
  • Elysian Bifrost Winter Ale 6pk Bts
  • Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail Imperial IPA 4pk Cans
  • Great Lakes Triple Dog Dare Belgian-style Triple Ale 4pk Bts
  • Left Hand Bittersweet Nitro Imperial Coffee Milk Stout 4pk Cans
  • Port City Tmave Pivo Czech-style Dark Lager 4pk Cans
  • Sam Adams Alpine Lager 6pk Bts
  • Sam Adams Cold Snap White Ale 6/12pk Bts
  • Sam Adams Gameday Beers 12pk Bts
  • Schlafly Wintry Haze IPA 6pk Cans
  • Sierra Nevada Big Foot Barleywine-style Ale 6pk Bts
  • Sierra Nevada Big Little Thing Imperial IPA 6pk Cans
  • Sierra Nevada Wanderland Nectarine Ale 6pk Bts
  • Stone Features + Benefits IPA 6pk Bts
  • Troegs Double Blizzard IPA 4pk Cans
  • Ayni Malbec Paraje Altamira 2018

    Our featured wine for January comes from Argentina’s Uco Valley. Ayni Malbec is made from 100 percent Malbec, fermented both with spontaneous and native yeasts, aged for 12 months in untoasted oak, and bottled unfiltered.

    Critics unanimously award Ayni Malbec over 90 points.

  • Decanter – 97 points – “Lovely freshness…great fruit purity…attractive use of oak.”
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  • Tim Atkin – 95 points – “an outstanding Malbec from the richly talented Gabriel Bloise.”
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  • James Suckling – 93 points – “Love the blackberry, nutmeg, dried-flower, mushroom and graphite aromas.”
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  • Vinous – 92 points – “An energect, nuanced Malbec.”
  • True Respite | Fox, Sparrow, Button & Muffin, Scrum & Hooker, Week Away


    In stock and featured for January we’ve got a great selection of canned six-packs from Rockville’s own True Respite!

    FoxKeller Pilsner – Unfiltered German style Pilsner dry hopped w/ Jarrylo and Kazbek hops
     
    Sparrow Italian Style Pilsner – Pilsner dry hopped with Spalt and Hersbucker noble hops
     
    Button & MuffinDouble Hazy IPA – Brewed with Strata and Southern Passion hops
     
    Scrum & HookerNut Brown Ale – True Respite describes this one as “nutty, malty and just a hint of chocolate.”
     
    Week AwayHazy IPA – Brewed with El Dorado, Cashmere and Sultana hops.

    Craft Beer Arrivals for December 2020

    Allagash Starling Wit 4Pk Cans
    Bell’s Cherry Stout 6Pk Bts
    Bell’s Christmas Ale Scotch Ale 6Pk Bts
    Bell’s Jingle Bells Variety Pack 12Pk Cans
    Bell’s Vii Spontaneous Me Wild American Ale 6Pk Bts
    Coast To Coast Craft IPA Mixed Pack 12Pk Cans
    Commonwealth Barque Vienna Lager 4Pk Cans
    Commonwealth Family Drama Triple IPA 4Pk Cans
    Dogfish Head Kisses Betwixt Mr. & Mrs. This Is Ridiculous Saison Ale
    Brewed W/Garpe Aged In French Oak Barrels 12.7 Oz Bt
    Devils Backbone Danzig Baltic Porter 6Pk Bts
    Elder Pine Form & Land American IPA 4Pk Cans
    Elder Pine Stormgazer Double IPA 4Pk Cans
    Elder Pine Transpire Rye Porter 4Pk Cans
    Flying Dog Apple Pie Blonde Ale 6Pk Bts
    Flying Dog Operation Breakfast All-you-can-eat Coffee Vanilla Stout 6Pk Bts
    Goose Island Christmas IPA 6Pk Cans
    Flying Dog Snow Plowed Hibernation Pack 12Pk Bts
    Heavy Seas Hazy Cannon Hazy IPA 6Pk Cans
    Heavy Seas Siren Noire Stout 4Pk Bts
    Lagunitas Hazy Memory IPA 4Pk Cans
    Left Hand Peanut Butter Milk Stout 6Pk Cans
    Oliver Drink Well With Others Hazy Double IPA 4Pk Cans
    Oliver Situation Awesome Double Dry Hopped IPA 4Pk Cans
    Port City Tidings Ale 6Pk Bts
    Sam Adams Holidays White Ale 6Pk Bts
    Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop IPA 6Pk Bts
    Southern Tier 2Xmas Spiced Double IPA 6Pk Bts
    Southern Tier Old Man Winter Ale 6Pk Bts
    Troegs Hop Cyclone Hazy Double IPA 4Pk Cans

    Spanish Wines for the Holidays!

    A selection of Spanish wines for the holiday season.

    We’ve chosen a fantastic selection of Spanish wines for the holiday season.

    Vega Escal- Reservaa De La Tierra

    This wine is a delicious blend of Merlot, Garnacha Negra, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carinena and Syrah from the Priorat region. The 2017 variety was awarded a 94 point score by Wine & Spirit Magazine, describing it as including “flavors of blue and black fruit rounded out with notes of fresh vanilla bean and toffee.”

    Goru Gold – Ego Bodegas
    Goru Gold is made from Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah grapes, and aged in french and american oak barrels for 12 months. Wine Spectator awarded Goru Gold a 93 point score, describing it as having “bright cherry, berry and currant flavors…with licorice, black tea and mineral notes.”

    Marques Del Atrio Reserva

    This fantastic Spanish wine is amde from Tempranillo and Graciano of the Mendavia region. James Suckling awards Marques Del Atrio Reserva a 93 point score, describing it as having “lots of cool and clean fruit with dark berries, dark chocolate and hints of vanilla.”

    Castano Solanera

    Solanera is made from Monastrell, Carbernet Sauvignon and Garnacha Tintorera from the Yecla region. Winebow awards Solanera a 93 point score, with tasting notes that include “blue fruits, cedarwood, speiced cherries, and peppery herbs.”

    Holiday Craft Beers 2020

    display of holiday craft beer selections
    Winter Warmer Cinnamon & Nutmeg Holiday Ale – Harpoon Brewery
    This festive brew has been around since 1988, a true New England classic of the season. The brewer promises a mild sweet malt behind the holiday spices. 5.9% ABV

    Winter Cheers Hazy Wheat Ale – Victory Brewing Co
    This winter seasonal from Victory is a Hefeweizen style wheat ale with a holiday spices from Bavarian wheat ale yeast and American Citra hops. 6.7% ABV

    Shiner Holiday Cheer
    Dunkelweizen – Shiner Beer
    Shiner brews this holiday Dunkelweizen with Texas peaches and roasted pecans. 5.4% ABV

    Christmas Ale
    Scotch Ale – Bell’s Brewery
    Bell’s offer a traditional Scotch Ale for the holiday season, promising “rich and malty notes of caramel and a warm finish.” 7.5% ABV

    Aslin Beer – Master of Karate | Commonwealth Brewing Co – Family Drama

    For this Thanskgiving season we’ve selected Family Drama! No, no…not that kind of family drama.

    This Family Drama is a Tripe IPA from Virginia Beach favorite Commonwealth Brewing Company. Family Drama is brewed with Sabro and Mosaic hops, and weighs in at a hefty 9.2% ABV. So far only one reviewer at Beer Advocate has gotten their hands on this one, awarding it a respectable 4.2 out of 5.

    Become a Master of Karate with one of Aslin Beer’s flagship brews. This DIPA is brewed with Mosaic, Galaxy and Amarillo hops, for a taste the brewer describes as “a juicy punch of mango, pineapple, passionfruit, pine and berry.” 8.4% ABV

    November 2020 Craft Beer Arrivals

    New or returning to our shelves for November…

  • 3 Stars Low Hanging Fruit Sour Ale W/apricots & Raspberries 4pk Cans
    Allagash Little Grove Sparkling Session Ale W/peach & Kombucha 6pk Cans
  • Allagash North Sky Stout 4pk Cans
  • Anchor Porter 6pk Bts
  • Aslin 4odas Bro 4pk Cans
  • Aslin Mind The Hop Double IPA 4pk Cans
  • Aslin Power Moves IPA 4pk Cans
  • Aslin Tokyo Smoke IPA 4pk Cans
  • Bell’s Larry’s Latest Juicy IPA 6pk Bts
  • Bell’s Robust Porter 6pk Bts
  • Bell’s Special Double Cream Stout 6pk Bts
  • Blue Point Winter Ale 6pk Bts
  • Breckenridge Oatmeal Stout 6pk Bts
  • Brewdog Punk IPA Modern British Style IPA 6pk Cans
  • Capitol Cider House Sap Happy Cider 4pk Cans
  • Charm City Cranberry Cyser 4pk Cans
  • Charm City Meadworks Elderberry 4pk Cans
  • Chimay Gift Pack (4bts X 1glass)
  • Cigar City Maduro Brown Ale 6pk Cans
  • Cushwa Marg Mix Fruited Sour Ale 4pk Cans
  • Dc Brau Arcade Series Level 2 Farmhouse IPA 4pk Cans
  • Dc Brau Ghouls Night Out Belgian-style Quad Ale 4pk Cans
  • Dc Brau On The Wings Of Armageddon Imperial IPA 4pk Cans
  • Dogfish Head Campfire Amplifier Milk Stout 6pk Bts
  • Duclaw Hop Tarts Wild Berry Double IPA 4pk Cans
  • Duclaw The Pastryarch Candy Cane Imperial Stout 4pk Cans
  • Flying Dog Family Drama Imperial Pilsner 6pk Bts
  • Flying Dog Field Notes Pale Ale 4pk Cans
  • Flying Dog K-9 Winter Warmer 6pk Bts
  • Firestone Chocolate Cherry Stout 6pk Cans
  • Firestone Double Jack Double IPA 6pk Cans
  • Founders Big Luscious Stout Brewed W/chocolate & Raspberries 4pk Bts
  • Founders Underground Mountain Brown Imperial Brown Ale 4pk Bts
  • Great Lakes Variety Pack 12pk Bts
  • Guinness Imperial Gingerbread Spiced Stout Aged In Kentucky Bourbon Barrels 4pk Bts
  • Guinness Imperial Stout Aged In Bourbon Barrels 4pk Bts
  • Harpoon Tis The Seasonal 12pk Bts
  • Harpoon Winter Warmer Cinnamon & Nutmeg Holiday Ale 6pk Bts
  • Heavy Seas Night Swell Dark IPA 6pk Cans
  • Ithaca Box Of Flowers Varietal Pack 8pk Cans
  • Jack’s Fireside Seasonal Hard Cider 6pk Cans
  • Left Hand Nitro Mixed Pack 8pk Cans
  • Left Hand White Russian Nitro Stout 4pk Cans
  • New Belgium Accumulation White IPA 6pk Cans
  • New Belgium Higher Plane Hazy Imperial IPA 6pk Cans
  • Oliver Speed Of Darkness Russian Imperial Stout 6pk Cans
  • Oskar Blue Thick Haze New England Style IPA 6pk Cans
  • Sam Adams Winter Classics 12pk Bts
  • Sam Adams Winter Lager 6/12pk Bts
  • Schlafly Coffee Stout 6pk Bts
  • Schlafly Oatmeal Stout 6pk Bts
  • Schlafly Stout Bout Stout Sampler 12pk Bts
  • Shiner Holiday Cheer Ale 6pk Bts
  • Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop IPA 6/12pk Bts
  • Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial Stout 6pk Bts
  • Sly Fox Haze Of Future Passed Hazy IPA
  • Stone Leave No Stone Unturned IPA Mixed Pack 12pk Bts
  • Stone Xocoveza Stout 6pk Cans
  • Southern Tier 2xstout Double Milk Stout 6pk Bts
  • Southern Tier Nitro Creme Brulee Imperial Milk Stout 4pk Cans
  • Southern Tier Salted Caramel Imperial Ale 4pk Bts
  • Troegs Java Head Stout 6pk Bts
  • Troegs Mad Elf 6pk Bts
  • True Respite Cowboy Hat American IPA 4pk Cans
  • Victory Winter Cheers Hazy Wheat Ale 6pk Bts
  • Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter 6pk Bts