South Dakota, Usa

Almanac Beer Company

Grand Cru Imperial Sour Blonde Ale 2016

Imperial Sour Blonde Ale, Edition No. 2

Nose has musty oak barrel, rehydrated apricot, lightly acidic, grapefruit skin, Muscat grape profile is distant.

Palate has light sourness, apricot jelly, citrus pith, lime and yellow cherry.

Fun stuff, not hitting out of the park sour, but a very nice start to the evening, well balanced, complexity to the flavors.

10.6% ABV
— 2 days ago

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Monte De Oro

Estate Grown Monte de Oro Vineyard Tempranillo 2014

Complex and slightly heavy and leans to the dry end with a subtle but lingering finish. Very nice Tempranillo. — 5 days ago

Byron Blatty Wines

Tremor Los Angeles County Grenache Blend

Balanced tannins, Perfect food wine. Similar to the best classic Rhône GSM you’ve ever had. Amazingly made in LA County — 13 days ago

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Moulds Family Vineyard

Dakota Shy Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Excellente! Received this from a friend and held on to it until I hit my required 5 year mark for Cab Sauvs. Beautiful spice, berry, olive, slight leather and hint of slight sweetness in nose and palate. Medium tannins and this was much smoother that I originally expected. — 7 days ago

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No psychologist. . . An accountant. Is that close?

Hart Winery

Limited Release Vineyard Select Mourvedre 2013

slight raisin on nose and high alcohol. slightly bitter finish doesn't detract. good with hamburg steaks and rich sauce. Nice that all tannins fell away to show ripe red fruit — 12 days ago

Southold Farm + Cellar

Basics of Life Mataro Dolcetto 2017

Regan Meador uprooted his Long Island operation and moved it to Texas after permit battles over a tasting room. The second chapter would focus on grapes grown best in the Texas Hill Country. In this instance, Mataro and Dolcetto. This is an important turning point for Texas wine - not on the wave of sweet jammy reds or unremarkable rose’. Relying instead on place and time.

If gamay would ripen a bit, it would be this blend. It has a crimson brick color and piney red berries. 100% stem inclusion. The Dolcetto gives a dark dried fruit flavor profile. Raisins and dried bing cherries. And fresh salty minerals.
— 5 days ago

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Dakota Shy

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Chocolate, mocha, cherry yumminess. Drinking phenomenally well now. Todd Newman (winemaker) — you rock! — 9 days ago

The Bruery

Black Tuesday Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

Thank you Jon. This is great. — a day ago

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Drekker Brewing Company

Ectogasm India Pale Ale

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Best IPA I’ve had this year. From Fargo, ND. Drekker Brewing. — a month ago

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Schramsberg Vineyards

J. Schram Champagne Pinot Noir Chardonnay 2008

Birthday celebration for @Cody Uzzel at Lucio’s with a bunch of friends. All wines (except sparklers) tasted blind.
First time trying J. Schram but certainly won’t be the last. This is some serious sparkling wine in keeping with many of Krug GC’s characteristics that I love so much. Rich and full in body with nougat, caramel, nutty milk chocolate, and caramelized brown sugar. Perfect way to kick off a killer dinner.
— 2 days ago

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These can be very good, and their late disgorged offerings can be spectacular. I’ve found that the Reserve (Blanc de noir) shows better younger and the Jschram (Blanc de Blanc) shows better older, but age is very relative as these can hold for quite a while!