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Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial Stout

narwhal-webFor September we’ve got an exciting Imperial Stout from Sierra Nevada named Narwhal, after the  massive arctic tusked whale. Why? Because Sierra thinks they’ve got a “monster” here.

The brewery describes Narwhal as:

“Featuring incredible depth of malt flavor, rich with notes of espresso, baker’s cocoa, roasted grain and a light hint of smoke, Narwhal is a massive malt-forward monster. “

Beer drinkers seem to agree. Narwhal currently sits with an “Outstanding” score at 92 points of 878 reviews. The consensus among reviewers is that this a great stout for the price.

Sierra Nevada also proudly points out that Narwhal is the type of beer that ages well. Try some now, and stick the rest aside to age for later. If you can keep from drinking it that long.

Craft Beer Arrivals for September 2016

New Arrivals:

  • Jailbreak Carrot Conspiracy 6Pk Can
  • Flyingdog White Peach Saison 6Pk Bt
  • Flyingdog Carolina Reaper Peach Ipa 6Pk Bt
  • Port City Porter 6Pk Bt
  • Allagash Saison Belgian Style Ale 4Pk Bt
  • Sierra Nevada Narwhal Imperial Stout 4Pk Bt
  • Nauti Grapefruit Seltzer 6Pk Can

Fall Seasonal Beer:

  • Dogfish Head Punkin Ale 4Pk Bt
  • Flyingdog The Fear Imperial Pumpkin Ale 6Pk Bt
  • Flyingdog The Gourd Standard Pumpkin Ipa 6Pk Bt
  • Duclaw Imperial Pumkin Ale 6Pk Bt
  • Evolution Jacques Au Lantern Belgium Pumpkin Ale 6Pk Bt
  • Goose Island Oktoberfest 6Pk Bt
  • Goose Island Autumn Variety Pack 12Pk Bt
  • Blue Point Pumpkin Ale 6Pk Bt
  • Blue Point Oktoberfest 6Pk Bt
  • Elysian Night Owl Pumpkin Ale 6Pk Bt
  • Fordham Spiced Harvest Ale 6Pk Bt
  • Magic Hat Vamplifier Hoppy Red Ale 6Pk Bt
  • Dominion Octoberfest 6Pk Bt
  • Brooklyn Oktoberfest 6Pk Bt
  • Brooklyn Post Road Pumpkin Ale 6Pk Bt
  • Harpoon Pumpkin Ufo 6Pk Bt
  • Harpoon Flannel Friday Amber Ale 6Pk Bt
  • Harpoon Tailgater Fall Mix Pack 12Pk Bt
  • Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest 6/12Pk Bt
  • Sierra Nevada Fall Pack 12Pk Bt
  • Sam Adams Octoberfest 6/12Pk Bt
  • Sam Adams 20 Pounds Of Pumpkin 6Pk Bt
  • Sam Adams Fall Variety 12Pk Bt
  • Sam Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Single Bt
  • Shiner Oktoberfest 6Pk Bt
  • Southern Tier Warlock Imperial Stout Single Bt
  • Southern Tier Imperial Pumpking 4Pk Bt
  • Schlafly Oktoberfest 6Pk Bt
  • Heavy Seas Treasure Fest Oktoberfest 6Pk Bt
  • Heavy Seas The Greater Pumpkin Single Bt
  • Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin Single Bt
  • HofbräU Oktoberfest 6Pk Bt
  • Yuengling Oktoberfest 6Pk Bt
  • Beck’S Oktoberfest 6Pk Bt

Tasting Schedule for September 2016

  • Friday Sept. 9 from 4-7 pm. Eric from Gallo will be sampling La Marco Prosecco and the Profacy red and white wines.
  • Friday Sept. 16 from 4-7 pm.  Patrick will be pouring beer from Troegs Brewery.
  • Friday Sept. 23 from 4-7pm.  Chris of Sierra Nevada will be sampling their seasonal Narwahl and Hoptimum.
  • Friday Sept. 30 from 4-7 pm.  Sara of Smutty Nose Brewery will be tasting their new releases.

Château Lilian Ladouys – Saint-Estèphe

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Our featured wine for July hails falls under France’s Saint-Estèphe appelation, of the Médoc sub-region of the Bordeaux region.

Château Lilian Ladouys’ Saint-Estèphe  is a blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot.

Wine Enthusiast describes this exciting wine as having…

“…dense fruit flavors and a scented, smoky character. It’s full of fruit and structured tannin, with ample acidity and excellent cellaring potential.”

Château Lilian Ladouys – Saint-Estèphe consistently scores well, with a 92 pt rating from Wine Enthusiast.

 

 

Dogfish Head – Beer to Drink Music To

dogfish-music-beerOur featured beer for July is Dogfish Head’s Beer to Drink Music To. This brew was dreamed up for Record Store Day, in honor of the brewery’s affinity for music. Various flavors in the beer are references to songs.

Beer to Drink Music To is a “Belgian-style Tripel is brewed with sweet orange peel, green cardamom, peppercorns and vanilla.”

True to the Tripel style, this a high gravity beer, weighing in at 9% ABV. Beer to Drink Music To is fairing well with fans, currently sitting at a score of 87 on Beer Advocate.

Craft Beer and Wine Specials for July 2016

  • Evil Twin Ryan and the Bunny 4 pk. bt. Reg.$14.99  Sale $13.99
  • Matilda 4 pk. bt. Reg. $13.99  Sale $12.99
  • Miller High Life 18 pk. bt.  SPECIAL VALUE $13.99
  • Rolling Rock 18 pk. bt.  SPECIAL VALUE $15.99

Our Wine Closeout section rotates regularly. Stop by for values up to 50% off.

Craft Beer and Wine tasting schedule for July 2016

  • Friday, July 15 from 4-7 pm.  Eric will be introducing a new Wine line called “Prophecy”.
  • Saturday, July 16 from 4-7 pm.  Featuring DuClaw Brewery of Baltimore, Md.!
  • Friday, July 22 from 4-7 pm.  RAR Brewery will be sampling their Craft Brews.
  • Saturday, July 23 from 4-7 pm.  Come by and  get a few tastes of Atlas Brewery’s best, from Washington, DC.
  • Friday, July 29 from 4-7 pm.  Lovely Julie of Southern Wines will be pouring Hope Wines of California.
  • Saturday, July 30 from 4-7 pm.  Pat will be pouring the French wines of Elite Dist.

Craft Beer Arrivals for July 2016

  • Southern Tier Creme Brûlée 4Pk Bt
  • Southern Tier 2X IPA 6Pk Bt
  • Southern Tier Live 6Pk Bt
  • Left Hand Sawtooth Amber Ale 6Pk Bt
  • Firestone Luponic Distortion 6Pk Can
  • Firestone Union Jack IPA 6Pk Bt
  • D.B. Schwartz Bier 6Pk Bt
  • D.B. Adventure Pack 12Pk Bt
  • Breckenridge Small 471 Batch 4Pk Bt
  • Breckenridge 72 Imperial Chocolate Stout 4Pk Bt
  • Breckenridge Oatmeal Stout 6Pk Bt
  • Breckenridge Vanilla Porter 6Pk Bt
  • Victory Vital IPA 6Pk Can
  • Victory Golden Monkey 6Pk Bt
  • Ninkasi Helles Lager 6Pk Bt
  • Troegs Cultivator Helles Bock 6Pk Bt
  • Shipyard Island Time Session IPA 6Pk Bt
  • Elysian Space Dust IPA 6Pk Bt
  • North Coast Old Rasputin 4Pk Bt
  • Delirium Red 4Pk Bt
  • Lambic Framboise 12Oz Bt
  • Fat Tire& Friends Collaberation Pack 12Pk Bt
  • Flying Dog Nugget Imperial IPA 6Pk Bt
  • Flying Dog Berliner Weisse 6Pk Bt
  • Ommegang Game Of Thrones 750Ml Bt
  • Dogfish Head Red & White 750Ml Bt
  • Dogfish Head Bitches Brew 750Ml Bt