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What *Else* Are We Drinking Now? Nanbu Bijin “Tokubetsu Junmai” Sake

Marshall loves Sake, pair it with Sushi or Steak, he wrote a Haiku. Nanbu Bijin "Tokubetsu Junmai" Sake Nanbu Bijin, a jewel of a sake. Drink chilled, try with anything. Dry honeydew drifts Across one's eager tongue, may This flavor ne'er fade. Nanbu Bijin "Tokubetsu Junmai" Sake $36.99/bottle ORDER ONLINE ___ (Order online if you’d rather not come into the shop. We’ll have your order ready within an hour, we’ll bring it out to you, and you’ll be on your way.) (You must be 21 to purchase or pick up wine — please have your ID ready.) [...]

By | 2022-07-12T20:40:31+00:00 July 8th, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? Groundwork Picpoul Carbonique Paso Robles

Marshall has a dry, gorgeous, tangerine-y, peachy orange wine for you. Groundwork Picpoul Carbonique Paso Robles - California As summer stretches on and the heat beats down, who doesn't want to reach for a fun, refreshing drink? My go-to for these blistering days is Groundwork's Picpoul Carbonique, a lovely skin-contact wine made from Picpoul, Malvasia, and Malbec. This delicious blend is treated to carbonic maceration, which produces a soft body and makes Groundwork almost too easy to drink. You can expect flavors of tangerine, peach, and jasmine green tea, but make no mistake, this is dry and gorgeous. Try it [...]

By | 2022-07-12T20:15:36+00:00 July 8th, 2022|

What *Else* Are We Drinking Now? Broadbent Spritzy Cans

Kevin has some soothing summer spritzers! Broadbent Spritzy Cans - Portugal It is too hot already. Do yourselves the biggest favor and have a four pack or two of these lying around. We have both the Spritzy White and the Spritzy Rosé ready to go for whatever your weekend plans are. Broadbent Spritzy Cans - Portugal $18.99/4 pack

By | 2022-07-05T22:30:44+00:00 July 1st, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? 4 Noses Brewing Co. & The Real Dill’s Michelada

Seth has a perfect holiday weekend beer. 4 Noses Brewing Company & The Real Dill Michelada 4 Noses Brewing Company (straight outta Broomfield, CO) and our friends at The Real Dill (straight outta Denver) have done an incredible job with this one. This is my favorite beer in the shop right now, and what a great weekend brunch beer it is. It's perfectly light and refreshing for those times you don't want to be weighed down by a heavy-hitting IPA. The tomato, lime, dill, jalapeño, and spices work so beautifully together. There is a subtle heat on it that warms [...]

By | 2022-07-05T22:21:40+00:00 July 1st, 2022|

What *Else* Are We Drinking Now? Cantos Blancos Verdejo & Crianza

Kerry has signature Spanish wines from Cantos Blancos. Cantos Blancos Crianza & Cantos Blancos Verdejo With more acres of vineyards than any other wine-producing country, Spain is known for delivering well-made wines at great value. We have two delightful wines from Cantos Blancos that exemplify this rich tradition of Spanish wines. And they're both made with 100% organic grapes! Cantos Blancos Verdejo If you're a fan of white wines with crisp acidity, bright fruit flavors and subtle herbaceous notes, this Verdejo is for you. Flavors of Meyer lemon, apple, and green herbs round out a pleasing mineral finish. I paired [...]

By | 2022-06-17T22:39:13+00:00 June 17th, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? Cocchi Storico Vermouth di Torino

Fleur is beating the heat with a Cocchi Spritz. Cocchi Storico Vermouth di Torino This, my friends, is what you'd call a shoo-in. Once you experience the ease and delight that is a Cocchi Spritz, your summer drinking plans will be set. Ingredients • Ice • One Traverse City Premium Cocktail Cherry • 2 ounces Cocchi Storico Vermouth di Torino • 3-6 dashes Strong Water Black Walnut bitters • Strong Water Club Soda to top Savory and sultry tones of butterscotch, sarsaparilla, dried fig, rhubarb candy, and Seville orange will dance with effervescence. Savor & enjoy. Cocchi Storico Vermouth di [...]

By | 2022-06-17T21:51:16+00:00 June 17th, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? L. Tramier & Fils Juliénas 2020 Beaujolais

Seth has a summer red that goes with all the summer things. L. Tramier & Fils Juliénas 2020 Beaujolais - Gamay This Juliénas (for under $30!) is a perfect summer red. It's light-bodied and slightly tannic with flavors of cherry, red currant, violet, and subtle baking spice notes. It's great with soooo many different dishes: grilled sausages, roasted herbed chicken, pork belly tacos, grilled salmon, rich creamy cheeses and prosciutto...the list goes on and on. L. Tramier & Fils Juliénas 2020 Beaujolais - Gamay $23.99/btl ORDER ONLINE ___ (Order online if you’d rather not come into the shop. We’ll [...]

By | 2022-06-17T21:08:12+00:00 June 10th, 2022|

Mythology’s Foragers Denver Botanical Gin is Here!

One of the most gorgeous local releases every year! Mythology Forager's Gin - Denver, CO This is one of our most anticipated releases every year. We get a limited supply, so make sure to pick up a bottle or two. P.S. Father's Day is right around the corner! Notes from Mythology Distillery: A collaborative gin produced from botanicals harvested from Denver Botanic Gardens. Citrus and fresh cut flowers give way to bright juniper berries and spicy coriander on the nose. These aromas carry through to the palette where sweet juniper and candied lemon peel are balanced by an underlying floral [...]

By | 2022-06-03T23:48:55+00:00 May 30th, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? Leopold’s Summer Gin & Kiku Masamune Sake

Marshall is constructing a gorgeously refreshing summer cocktail! Leopold's Summer Gin & Kiku Masamune Dry Cup Sake With the days growing warmer and longer — except for this weekend when they'll be colder and snowier — I find myself wanting drinks that are more refreshing. One of my go-to cocktails for this time of year is a light, easy-going sipper I call a Spring Rain. For this recipe, I use Leopold's Summer Gin, Kiku Masamune Dry Cup Sake, Strongwater Lavender Bitters, and club soda. Leopold's Summer Gin is an annual release that beautifully embodies the season. This floral gin blends [...]

By | 2022-05-25T19:34:59+00:00 May 20th, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? Bonny Doon Picpoul

Seth has a perfect Seafood wine and it's pronounced peek-pool. Bonny Doon Picpoul You're definitely missing out if you aren't enjoying this amazing Picpoul. It's a varietal that not too many are familiar with, and what a shame that is — it's savory, tropical, bright, dry, and has a beautiful touch of white flowers and citrus. Grab this wine if you're having oysters, scallops, mussels, swordfish, salmon, grilled chicken, Thai, sushi, crab, or even fried calamari. It's super-tasty and super-versatile. Bonny Doon Picpoul $15.99/btl ORDER ONLINE ___ (Order online if you’d rather not come into the shop. We’ll have [...]

By | 2022-05-12T21:40:15+00:00 May 12th, 2022|