Friday, April 15, 2016

DON FULANO TEQUILA

Don Fulano is a family of 100% hand selected & Estate Grown blue agave tequilas, crafted in small batches, with complete control of production from the fields to the bottle. All the products are 100% natural, free of additives which basically means that absolutely all its character, its richness and flavor come from an authentic natural process. They take pride in the work that has matured for four generations and which can be enjoyed in their products. Discover every Don Fulano expression and savour its strong connection to its highland terroir.

DON FULANO FUERTE SILVER $59.95ea. 750ml

Don Fulano Fuerte is Profoundly aromatic. Full of spice and flavor and yet, absolutely mellow with floral glimmers of jasmine and orange blossom this tequila even brings coconut and tropical aromas to the mix. Patient organic fermentation and its distillation in copper alembics, create a full bodied and generous tequila in which gives it its finish of intense and prolonged flavor.

DON FULANO REPOSADO $61.95ea. 750ml

Don Fulano Reposado is extraordinarily balanced between its fresh agave flavors and the character of its long repose. A signature blend of aged tequilas with a minimum of eight months - and up to 2 years - in a combination of new and used barrels of French limousine oak. The spice is fuller with rich fruit notes of pear and cherry compote. The gentle notes of cooked agave as well as previously hidden glitters of dark chocolate, maple and nutmeg appear from its depth. Medium bodied, Its fruitful style remains in mouth.

DON FULANO ANEJO $94.95ea. 750ml

Don Fulano añejo is unlike others. It is not predominantly sweet or overpowered by wood. The agave notes are present and intense. It is full of spice and character from subtle chocolate fudginess comes from the depth, baked banana and a fine mixture of dried fruits, almonds and roasted coffee beans along with a subtle floral note frame its intense personality. Again, It is a blend of different aged tequilas of a minimum of 30 months in French Limousine Oak. Its finish is slightly dry and prolonged.

DON FULANO IMPERIAL ANEJO 5 YEAR $149.95ea. 750ml

Don Fulano Imperial is the oldest Don Fulano Tequila. Exceptionally smooth and complex with a great combination of elegance and power. Abundant in fruit notes and spices like clove and nutmeg. Deep notes of maple and dark chocolate, tobacco and a lavish aroma of black cherries frame its defined style. It is velvety and permanent in mouth.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

ArteNOM TEQUILA

Tequila ArteNOM presents aficionados with the personal selections of world-class artisan tequila distillers. These limited release Selecciones celebrate the best of tequila craftsmanship by highlighting the agave cultivation altitude, soil and masterful distillation techniques of different tequila-producing regions.

ARTENOM SELECCION DE 1549 BLANCO $48.95ea. 750ml

The mountain town of Jesús-María (elev. 6,079’) is tequila’s highest altitude agave region, and the El Pandillo Distillery is arguably one of the most forward-thinking and sustainable distilleries in the business. There, Felipe Camarena masterfully crafts this bright, aromatic tequila from stressed hillside agave plants, slowly roasted in brick ovens and macerated intact with fiber for a pronounced agave flavor.


ARTENOM SELECCION DE 1414 REPOSADO$47.95ea. 750ml

Feliciano Vivanco began cultivating highland agave during Mexico's tumultuous post-revolutionary period of 1919-1929. In 1994 the family dream of acquiring their own Arandas distillery was finally realized with the purchase of the "Destilería El Ranchito." With approximately 2,000 acres of estate-grown agave at their disposal, the Vivanco family has since become renown for producing rich, well-balanced tequilas created by marrying honored distillation traditions with modern innovation. It rests in previously used American white oak bourbon barrels for 10 months. "Notes of mature agave and banana bread, which follow to long, smooth finish with notes of honey, citrus and vanilla", ---Caskers Craft Spirits.


ARTEMON SELECCION DE 1146 ANEJO $59.95ea. 750ml

Tequila ArteNOM Seleccion de 1146 Añejo is 100% Blue Weber Agave and contains no additives whatsoever. 60% of this añejo comes from French oak aged for 2 years, and 40% from French oak aged for 3 years. This blend is then aged together for an additional year in American white oak, which creates an unparalleled underlying complexity. "Notes of toasted almonds and creamy vanilla, followed by layers of dried fruit and baking spices. Long, earthy finish complemented by hints of vanilla, caramel and oak", ---Caskers Craft Spirits.

Friday, March 4, 2016

BREAKER WHISKEY

BREAKER BOURBON $39.95ea. 750ml

Breaker Bourbon Whisky is a new American bourbon from the first craft distillery in the golden hills of California’s Central Coast. The Master Distiller blends each small batch from only eight carefully hand chosen barrels that have been aged for at least five years. This ensures that each bottle is produced with an uncompromising attention to detail and taste. A base of corn, rye and malted barley. Twice distilled in a copper still. Aged for five or more years. First bourbon hand-crafted, blended and bottled in Southern California since Prohibition.


BREAKER BOURBON PORT FINISH $55.95ea. 750ml

A bourbon from the Central Coast of California showcasing notes of vanilla, cinnamon, caramel, black tea, and honey. Alcohol heat is apparent on the palate and lingering finish, which is balanced by sweet corn notes and touches of brown sugar.


BREAKER WHEATED WHISKEY $31.95ea. 750ml

A bourbon whiskey with a helping of wheat, exhibiting notes of citrus, spice, caramel, vanilla, and baked apples. Softer on the palate than its non-wheated sibling, Breaker Wheated Bourbon opens up with an array of stewed fruit flavor and more spice, evoking homemade apple pie to the senses.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

1792 BOURBON

1792 BOURBON 93.7 BARREL SELECT $31.95ea. 750ml

1792 Ridgemont Reserve is the flagship bourbon produced by Sazerac’s Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown, KY. It is a Small Batch bourbon, and formerly was bottled with an 8 year age statement on the bottle. Like so many other bourbons in this current “Boom,” that age statement is no longer on the bottle, having been dropped in 2013. It is bottled at 46385%, or 93.7 Proof, and contains a fairly high rye component of its mash bill.


1792 BOURBON PORT FINISH $41.95ea. 750ml

The marriage of expertly crafted bourbon whiskey and port wine barrels join together to create this distinct bourbon. 1792 Port Finish Bourbon delivers an elegant flavor profile like no other. This bourbon was aged for many years in new white oak barrels before spending another two years extracting the subtle, yet sweet flavors from port wine barrels. The rich vanilla characters of American oak mingle with the delicate fruit notes from port to create this magnificent whiskey.


tasting notes- A rich aroma of apple and fruit mingling with noticeable vanilla. the taste is soft, yet balanced. Filled with toasted caramel, jam-like fruit, and a touch of licorice. A clean, somewhat lingering finish completes the taste.


1792 SMALL BATCH BOURBON $29.95ea. 750ml

Sophisticated and complex. A distinctly different bourbon created with precise craftsmanship. Made from a signature "high rye" recipe and the marriage of select barrels carefully chosen by the Master Distiller. 1792 bourbon has an expressive and elegant flavor profile. Unmistakable spice mingles with sweet caramel and vanilla to create a bourbon that is incomparably brash and bold, yet smooth and balanced. Elevating whiskey to exceptional new heights

Thursday, January 21, 2016

NEW ITEMS: SEVEN STILL WHISKEY

Seven Stills was founded off of the unique concept of making whiskeys from different craft beers. Each year they will release a new whiskey for one of the iconic hills of San Francisco, each made from a different craft beer, and each designed by a different local artist.


CHOCASMOKE $35.95ea. 375ml

The Beer
Chocasmoke is made from a chocolate oatmeal stout with peat smoked malted barley. It opens with huge bursts of chocolate and dark, malty aromas. It is smooth, and sweet throughout, and finishes with a subtle hint of peat and smoke

FLUXUATE $35.95ea. 375ml

The Beer
Fluxuate is the second whiskey in the SF Hills Series. This whiskey is distilled from a coffee porter with Flux Cold Brewed Coffee. The whiskey opens up with huge aromas of coffee and vanilla. The palate is medium full to thick and has a slick mouthfeel. Since this whiskey is brewed with coffee and uses a high proportion of roasted malts Fluxuate both opens and finishes with dark, rich roasted flavors.

Only 59 cases were released within California.

WHIPNOSE $35.95ea. 375ml

The Beer
Whipnose is the first whiskey in the Collaboration Series, with Pacific Brewing Laboratory. This whiskey is made from Pac Brew Lab's double IPA and opens with huge whips of west coast hops: Simcoe, Cascade and Centennial. The whiskey drinks like a concentrated IPA, without any of the hop bitterness, and finishes with sweet maple sugar.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

ITEMS BACK IN STOCK!

DIPLOMATICO ANEJO RUM  $15.95ea 750ml



Exceptional Venezuelan smooth-sipping anejo from the excellent Diplomatico range. This is one of the best golden rums you can get at this price - a bargain

DIPLOMATICO BLANCO RUM $27.95ea 750ml

Diplomático Blanco is a premium rum, designed and formulated carefully to achieve an extraordinary body, balance and softness. Only aged rums have been used in the formula, as in Venezuela by law the youngest component must have been aged in white oak barrels for at least 2 years.

In Diplomático Blanco´s blend the rums used are aged up to 6 years old. To achieve its balanced and special body, the rum master blender combined light and heavy rums distilled in copper potstills. Finally, the rum is carefully filtered and treated with charcoal to achieve its brightness and transparency; additionally this treatment gives it an incomparable softness.

DIPLOMATICO RESERVA $23.95ea 750ml

A top-drawer Venezuelan blend of potstill and continuous still rums at a great price. Delicious stuff, with smooth sweet fruitiness and a silky-smooth mouthfeel. Winner of a Gold Medal and Best in Class at the Rum Experience, London 2007

DIPLOMATICO RESERVA EXCLUSIVA $36.95ea 750ml

A fabulous Venezuelan dark golden rum, distilled from molasses in a copper pot still before 12 years of ageing. Rich, sweet and fruity. Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva is one of the most awarded rums, with more than 20 awards to its name.



and back for the HOLIDAYS....

PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH EGG NOGG W/ Alcohol $8.99ea 750ml

An egg nog made with real dairy cream, rum, brandy, and  blended whiskey.

Monday, November 9, 2015

TOMATIN LINE UP

TOMATIN 12YR  $27.99 EA 750ML

This whisky is the flagship of the Tomatin Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky range, smooth and easy to drink. After spending time maturing in traditional oak casks, this particular Tomatin spends the last six to nine months of its maturation exclusively in Oloroso Sherry casks. Aroma - A complex bouquet contains rich malt and fruity aromas with a hint of peatiness. Palate - The palate is rewarded with a unique combination of attractive flavors – a balance of apples, pears, malt with a gentle hint of nuttiness enhanced by the subtle use of sherry wood. Finish- Smooth, sweet and very satisfying.


TOMATIN 12YR FINO  $74.99 EA 750ML


Aroma - Green apples with a citrus burst of orange and lime. Pear, sweet nuts and coconut, custard and marzipan. Palate - Savoury and spicy on the palate with a zesty bitterness. Finish - Light and subtle.


TOMATIN 12YR MANZANILLA  $74.99 EA 750ML



Aroma - Chewy vanilla marshmallows, rich dried dates, crunchy pears and lemons. Reminiscent of haystacks. Palate - Oily and doughy, lemon sponge, green olives, pepper and toasted pine nuts. Finish - Subtle and slow moving.

             

TOMATIN 12YR OLOROSO  $74.99 EA 750ML


Aroma - Fruitcake, boiled sweets, barley sugar, orange sherbet and creamy fudge. Slight hint of sweet smoke. Palate - Pinewood, bitter dark chocolate, coffee, orange marmalade. Finish - Bold and persistent.

TOMATIN 12YR PEDRO XIMENEZ  $74.99 EA 750ML

Aroma - boiled sweets, Dried prunes, dates and apricots, almonds, liquorice, crème brûlée. Palate - Full bodied with peppery spice, Oolong tea, liquorice. Light and oily. Finish - Gingery spiciness.







TOMATIN 14YR PORTWOOD  $76.99 EA 750ML

Added to the distillery's core range in 2014, Tomatin 14 year old is aged in Bourbon barrels before being finished for a year in Port pipes. The first release from the distillery to be finished in this wood, it's fruity with a slight nuttiness





TOMATIN 18YR  $75.99 EA 750ML

This world class malt has been aged for a minimum of 18 years and married for a period in distinctive Spanish Oloroso sherry casks to produce an exquisite whisky. This non chill filtered whisky is packed full of flavour and has a velvety smooth mouth feel.

Appearance - golden amber Nose Delicious sweet sherry bursts up you, and plateaus with undertones of fresh apples, cinnamon, vanilla, maple syrup and a hint of smoky heather. Palate Sweet and honeyed at first, with an oaky edge. Develops in the mouth with a bite of citrus and a hint of dark chocolate.

Finished The finish is long and lingering, with warming alcohol and smooth rich sherry, and it all keeps the mouth alive for several moments after. A world class single highland malt.