Artisanal Wine Cellars

Checkmate Artisanal Winery

Little Pawn Chardonnay

I can’t describe how good it is, except to say that Check Mate craft the finest Chardonnay anywhere worldwide. — a month ago

Stillwater Artisanal Ales

Extra Dry

Ron R

Hailing from CT, this is a flyweight IPA, with a subtle sake twist. It’s dry, clean and light on its feet. At 4.2% abv, it makes for a refreshing add to my repertoire. — 5 months ago

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Norman Gennaro

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I like these guys
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Peeps, I made a yuzu sake bomb with this stuff, and I can’t say how damn good it was. I’ll repost later.
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@Ron R You really need to share since I am literally in love with ANYTHING yuzu!!! I’m also as you can see from my feed way into sake lately

Artisanal Wine Cellars

Craftsman Cuvée Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2017

Still loving this Pinot Noir! It’s smooth, elegant and the juicy ripe berries make it bright and easy to drink. — 2 months ago

Cantillon Brewery

Bruocsella 1900 Grand Cru Organic Lambic Ale 2021

Vintage Lambic “which has matured for three years in oakwood barrels and has been selected for its exceptional colour, taste and flavour.”
“Powerful yet elegant, Bruocsella can be considered the missing link between the worlds of wine and beer. Since there is no secondary fermentation in the bottle Bruocsella is a flat, non-sparkling beer.”
“This aristocratic beer is to our national beer patrimony what Mouton-Rotschild, Petrus or Romanée-Conti are to the wines.”

apples, dried apricot, candied ginger, honey, soft cheese rind

addition of artisanal bread, cantaloupe, apricot marmalade ~ ricola

gritty woody breadth w an intense sour acidic mid palate lift
— 6 months ago

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Severn Goodwin

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Cantillon fills the bottom shelf of our wine cooler, but I don't have that bottle.
Daron Watson

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It was the first time I had ever seen it when I bought it

Checkmate Artisanal Winery

Opening Gambit

Lovely rich, smooth merlot paired perfectly with rack of lamb — 2 months ago

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Les Galets Pinot Noir

Wonderfully perfumed and rich eight year-old Central Coast Pinot Noir, with fruit, acid, tannins and earth in harmonious balance. Got better as the night went on, and the leftover half bottle the next day was great—soft and approachable yet complex and delicious interesting. Rather Old World, I would say. Enjoyed the 2014 vintage with Livarot cheese and an artisanal country loaf. Magnifique! — 2 months ago

La Fauconnerie

Brut Cidre Artisanal

Unremarkable, but it's cider season all year here in Malaysia so f*** yeah! — 7 months ago

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Grimm Artisanal Ales

Double Negative Imperial Stout 2021

Very good imperial stout. Excellent flavors and some dried cherry with bitter chocolate at the end cleanse the palate. Not on the same level as Jackie O’s or perennial or prairie. — 7 months ago

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