Reviews of wines and beers and etc that I've tried - just my personal notes

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Wellington 2006 Zinfandel

from woot wine $139.99/12pk

meeks hilltop ranch
2006 sonoma valley zinfandel

needs a lot of time to decant. but delicous. not just food friendly -- adds "to" food.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Tuesday Night Red

Tuesday Night
Red Blend
Chile - Curico Valley

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Terrible! It's like grape juice

D'ontspille le black 2009 Pinot Noir

@ pd's

a good pinot noir, imminently drinkable - but not particularly praiseworthy

Russian Jack Sauvignon Blanc

Russian Jack, Sauvignon Blanc - 2009
Item # 21980 | (750)mL

Color: White
Vintage: 2009
Country: New Zealand
Region: North Island
Sub Region: Martinborough
Producer: Russian Jack
Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc

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$12.96 from astor

was at first disappointed b/c it wasn't styled in the classic marlborough sense. its off-dry, and took a bit to get used to. that said, it was actually pretty delicious with spiced wontons, and a very easy sipper (esp. in summer).

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Harpoon Cider

nom! best apple cider I've had - juuust sweet enough. pure and simple, simply can't ask for more.

Roadhouse Winery 2008 Russian River Valley Zinfandel

Wow. Just wow.
(paul brought over -originally from wine woot).

Spicy, well rounded, smooth smooth velvet tannins. had with rosemary lamb chops & mashed potatoes w/creamy cannelini beans and leeks. amaazing. had the next day by itself. still amazing!

my idea of the perfect zinfandel

Monday, July 26, 2010

Elysian Fields BiFrost

had on tap @ Elysian brewpub in capitol hill, seattle

not exciting. just decent

Kassik's Caribou Kilt (Strong Scotch Style)

had at humpy's in downtown anchorage (fantastic selection!)

Caribou Kilt (Strong Scotch Style) ABV 8.5%
Our 2008 World Beer Cup bronze metal winner.
”Make sure your kilt is cinched up tight! This is surprisingly smooth, wonderful malt flavor Strong
Scotch Ale coming in at a hefty 8.5%.
Strong Scotch Style is also known as a “wee heavy” with a ABV between 6.5% - 10%.

Alaska Summer Ale

had @ ANC airport

mrm. they forgot to add taste.

Alaska Amber

pretty standard, but completely inoffensive