Cellar Notes

Format: 2014-07-24

American Category
New Belgium Snow Day    Peak Organic Wintger Session Pale Wheat
Eylesian Bifrost Winter   Victory Yakima Glory Black IPA      Dogfish Chicory Stout
 
Hugh's Favorites
Rogue Santa's Reserve      Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale    Otter Creek Winter Red
Heavy Seas Winter Storm         Victory Yakima Glory Black IPA

Spiced Category

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Chat. de Raousset Chiroubles '09 ** 1/2 
Domaine Cheyson Chiroubles '10 ** 1/2
Domaine Georges Viornery Cote de Brouilly '09 **
Vissoux Beuajolais "Vielles Vignes, Cuvee Traditionelle" '09 * 1/2

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Woodchuck Ciders (Vermont):    Granny Smith, Amber, 802, Fall **1/2
Strongbow (England) Dry Cider * ½
J.K.’s Scrumpy Hard Cider “Orchard Gate Gold” (Michigan) **
Etienne DuPont (France) Cidre Brut do Normandie **

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(A Wine Pairing Competition)
1st:  X’armant Txakoli (Basque region) ’10 ** ½
2nd  Ponga Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand) ’10 * ½
3rd  Sterling SAuving Blanc (Napa) ’10 * *
4th  Bodegas Ostatu White Rioja ’10 * *
5th  Crios Torrontes (Argentina) ’10 *

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Trentadue “Old Patch Red” Lot 32, North Coast ’10 * ½
Tablas Creek Vyd. “Patelin de Tablas” ’10 **
Bonny Doon “Contra:  Old Vine Field Blend” Central Coast ’09 **
Bogle “Phantom” California, ’08 ** 1/2

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LZ Rioja 2010 * ½  
Basa Rueda 2010 * ½        
Dehesa Gago, Toro 2010 **
Almuverde, Alicante 2007 ** (great bargain)  
Molino Real (dessert)
Malaga 2006 **            

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Susan Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza ’08 ** ½
Bodega Pulenta “La Flor” Malbec, Mendoza (Paul Hobbs Selection) ’10 **
La Posta Malbec “Pizzella Family Vineyard”, Uco, Mendoza ’08 *1/2
Fabre-Montmayou Malabec, Uco, Mendoza ’09 **

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German:  Ayinger,  Warsteiner, Weihenstephan, Hacker Pschorr

American:  Heavy Seas Marzen, Flying Fish Oktoberfish, Heavy Seas Prosit, Flying Dog Dogtoberfest, Schlafly Octoberfest, Dominion Octoberfest

Pumpkin Beers:  Schlafly Pumpkin Ale, Cane Ann Fisherman’s Pumpkin Stout,
Unita Oak Jacked Imperial Stout, Dogfish Head Punk’n, Shocktop Pumpkin

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Four Roses Yellow Label Bourbon **
Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon**1/2
Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon ***

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New Beligian Brewery "Fat Tire" Amber Ale 
Stone "Ruination: IPA ** 1/2
Life and Limb Ale (Sierra Nevada and Dogfish Head) ***
Harviestoun "Old Engine Oil" Black Ale ** 1/2
Heavy Seas "Prosit" Imperial Oktoberfest Lager ** 1/2

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