Monthly Archives: November 2015

Beer Pairings for Thanksgiving!

The world of craft beer is a dream come true for any food lover. The sheer variety of beer styles insures that the perfect pairing can be found for any type of food; from light salads to juicy steaks to spicy Thai curries to Thanksgiving dinner, the perfect beer to awaits to complement and enhance…
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Le Tour de French Brandy

France is the home of brandy. There, we said it! Perhaps nowhere else in the world is more renowned or celebrated for the production of aged brandies. Whether it be Cognac, Armagnac, Calvados or other fruit, the brandy produced in France is top notch. Even in this higher echelon though, there are striations. Some spirits…
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An Evening at Lift Bridge Brewing

Each year around Thanksgiving, Lift Bridge Brewing (Stillwater, MN) releases a limited amount of a special Barleywine known as "Commander". Commander is an intense beer that's blended after prolonged aging in bourbon barrels, and is meant to be enjoyed with friends and leftovers on the day after Thanksgiving. Last week I was fortunate enough to be…
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Thanksgiving Features!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the weather has caught up and it feels like holiday time. To help you with your wine shopping we are featuring 14+ different wines that are perfect for the big Thanksgiving meal, hostess gifts, and family and friend get-togethers. You will be able to taste two of these…
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