Barrel Hoops

The Rare Barrel

Double Barrel Aged Ensorcelled 2020

Tasted next to the original ensorcelled. This was much more round and less sour with a ton of rye/bourbon vanilla, more cherries, but still raspberry jam. This also has a dark chocolate like component. Interestingly it is still very sour but compared to the regular it is not as tart. I think this helped all the sweeter flavors show in this one. Overall one of the best beers I’ve ever had. — 3 days ago

Creamery Wines

Barrel Fermented California Chardonnay 2019

$12 Vons. Buttery, basically the same of KJ. .2019 — 7 days ago

Nikka Whisky Distilling Company

From the Barrel Double Matured Blended Whiskey

Best whiskey 2018 and I can see why. — 14 hours ago

Sharon, Hugh and 9 others liked this

The Rare Barrel

Map of The Moon Golden Sour Beer 2019

Very tart apricots. Not a lot of juice but very sour. Some vanilla but man this is just tart apricots for days. Really nice in the fall/winter. — 8 days ago

Domaine Sigalas

Barrel Santorini Assyrtiko 2019

First time trying Assyrtiko from Santorini, Greece, and what a beauty it is to pair with food!
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From the mouth-watering acidity to the salinity and tart, youthful citrus, lemon peel, peach, apricot, wet slate, and white blossom florals, it makes for a lovely, culinary complement.
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I just wish I had held on for further aging. Ah, patience! I’ll have to invest in a few more.
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Domaine Sigalas, Assyrtiko, Santorini, Greece. Vintage 2019. ABV 14.5%.
— 23 days ago

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Harken

California Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2018

As far as Chardonnay’s go, this is a lovely example, not too much oak for me. — 13 days ago

Ka Tahi

Rangatira Seven Barrel Reserve Syrah 2019

Wonderful. Needs time in glass or decant. Wine of the night upon arriving in Wellington. — a month ago

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Domaine Le Seurre

Vendanges Tardives Barrel No.6 Riesling

Confrérie Des Chevaliers du Tastevin Sous-Commanderie d'Albany; 14 November 2020 at Fort Orange Club, Albany, NY

Physically Distanced 🚧 but Socially Close 🤗 dinner, following the reasonable NY State dining regulations.

Dessert bottle gifted but our GC to the group for the evening, paired well with Burgundy poached pear.
— 12 days ago

Alex, David and 23 others liked this

Floral Terranes

Suburban Moraines Barrel Fermented Still Cider

Lean, mean, crisp apple and lemon oil, fresh herbs, intensely marine-influenced minerality and salinity. Lovely Chenin-like wooliness and energizing acid on the palate. Bravo to my friend @Erik Longabardi on this profound expression of Long Island history and terroir. — 16 days ago

Erik, Severn and 1 other liked this
Erik Longabardi

Erik Longabardi

Thank you for this note! The 2019 version is I think an even better effort that it’s 2018! Glad it’s holding up well!

Firebrand Wines

Barrel Reserve Pinot Noir 2018

Total Wine for $10. Really nice for the price! — 14 days ago

David Rollins

David Rollins

Total Wine for $10. Really nice for the price!
David Rollins

David Rollins

Total Wine for $10. Really nice for the price!
David Rollins

David Rollins

Total Wine for $10. Really nice for the price!