Liquor World Traveler

GREETINGS BEER, WINE & SPIRITS LOVERS!

Kent Starr, Liquor World, Fayetteville, ARWelcome to the November edition of the Liquor World Traveler. We love this time of year, as the seasons change and holiday festivities begin.

We've got some exquisite new wines, just in time for the holidays! Check out some of our newest spirits and a few of our many seasonal and craft beer as well.

We make every effort to assure the accuracy of information & pricing in our correspondence. In the rare instance of inaccurate pricing, we apologize and will stand behind the pricing posted in the store.

Curbside Pickup: We are still offering curbside pickup. Call your order at 479-587-0480, pay over the phone with a credit card, pull up and call us and we will load your order into your trunk.

We appreciate you,
Kent Starr








Happy Thanksgiving
from all of us at
Liquor World

This one is from Hard Truth featuring Cinnamon Vodka, a new product on our shelves. Check out the description below.

Crimson Sour

2 oz. Hard Truth Cinnamon Vodka
½ oz. Pear liqueur
½ oz. Fresh lemon juice
½ oz. Cranberry juice
¼ oz. Honey simple syrup

Chill coupe glass.
Add all ingredients to shaker; top with ice; shake until chilled.
Double strain into coupe glass.
Rim glass and stem with lemon peel.
Float lemon peel to garnish.


Thanks to Hard Truth Spirits for the recipe and photo.

We came up with these 3 beautiful Thanksgiving wine suggestions for your Thanksgiving celebration.

Emmolo Sauvignon Blanc
Napa & Suisun Valley, California
$19.99

Guided by the idea that “less is more,” this wine is dry and fresh, with crisp fruit flavors and bright minerality. Some of our grapes come from family vineyards in Napa Valley, with the majority coming from Suisun Valley, a “hidden gem” wine region only 30 minutes from Napa. Suisun shares a similar maritime climate and produces exceptional fruit. Our farming practices enable us to create a wine that is not overly ripe – while also not herbaceous – featuring low alcohol and bright acidity.

Scents: Newly ripened honeydue, white peach, blooming honeysuckle, set stone and traces of savory scone
Flavors: Briht citrus, crisp acidity, zesty kumquat and a mouthwatering freshness on the finish


Smith & Hook Cabernet Sauvignon
Central Coast, California
$19.99

To craft this classic Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon, our winemakers layer together fruit from small, family-owned vineyards in five unique sub-appellations: San Antonio Valley, Paso Robles, Hames Valley, Arroyo Seco and San Benito County. The result is a lush, rich and expressive Cabernet Sauvignon, hand crafted from California’s spirited Central Coast.

Tasting Notes:
Aromas of blackberry and blueberry with hints of violet, tobacco leaf and cedar. The palate is full-bodied and rich with flavors of dried cranberry and baked blackberry, finishing with a touch of toasty oak and a long, silky finish.

Fleuraison Blanc de Blanc
Spain & Languedoc, France
$14.99

Fleuraison (Flowering) Blanc de Blancs is made from the white Arien Grape, and is grown in the La Mancha region of Spain. The first fermentation takes place in Spain under cool temperatures to make a 'base' wine that is fresh and fruity - with good acidity. After the wine is stabilized, it is shipped to the Languedoc, where our sparkling wine experts create the second fermentation under pressure - using specific yeasts specially selected for sparkling wine. After the second fermentation, the wines are bottled at '4' atmospheres and finished with real corks and a bright foil capsule. The resulting 'Vin Mouseaux' has a fine perfume of flowers (Fleuraison) and bread dough, with butter, almond and hazelnut flavors in the mouth.

86 Points, Wine Enthusiast
An unusual blend of 80% White Airen and 20% Chardonnay, this easy-drinking, briskly concentrated vin mousseux suggests tart grapefruit and pear accented by racy acidity. Soft in effervescence and delicate in body.


19 Crimes Snoop Dogg Cali Gold Sparkling
California
$14.99

19 Crimes is defiant by nature, bold in character, and always uncompromising. Snoop Dogg embodies all these qualities, and more, through hard work and perseverance. Snoop Dogg is a culture creator, innovator, and a leader in pop culture.

19 Crimes is a brand that was built on authentic stories of rebellion, defiance, loyalty and perseverance. In 1788, banishment to Australia from the UK became the punishment of choice. If you broke any one of the 19 Crimes, you sailed on a harrowing journey where months later your fate awaited. Times were tough but these individuals were tougher and they overcame adversity and insurmountable odds to ultimately claim redemption.

Varietal:
10% Muscat Alexandria, 26% White Riesling, 28% French Colombard, 36% Mixed White

Great Heart Chardonnay
Cape Town, South Africa
$32.99

100% Chardonnay. Sourced from a single vineyard, planted is deep loam-rich soils on the lower slopes of Helderberg Mountain.

Tasting Notes:
The wine has a light pale straw color and exudes white Phylica (fynbos) blossom and melba toast on the nose. It awakens the palate with a superb whetstone minerality, thanks to its racy acidity and enticing flavors of fresh Granny Smith apple and candied lemon rind. This rich wine displays complexity and finesse with a broad brioche-like mid-palate and prickly limestone drives the focused and lingering finish.

Chandon Garden Spritz
Argentina
$26.99

Chandon Garden Spritz was inspired by the well-known Argentine penchant for moreish bitter flavors such as yerba mate and Fernet –aromas that tantalize the palate. Add in the exceptional quality of the local Valencia oranges, and you have the perfect authentic summer serve. It is the perfect balance between sweetness and bitterness. Garden Spritz pairs beautifully with spicy Asian food, sushi and sashimi, old cheddar, dried exotic fruits and nuts.

Gaston Shiquet Brut
France
$58.99

As its name implies, a classic blended Champagne: 40% Pinot Meunier, 35% Chardonnay and 25% Pinot Noir, incorporating base wines from more than one harvest.

Tasting Notes:
Golden yellow hue, fine mousse.
Fresh nose of dried fruit (apricot) with a hint of citrus.
Smooth palate (Meunier); fresh, balanced and fruity (fresh apricot, white peach, citrus); aromatic finish.


Kunstler Pinot Noir Tradition
Germany
$38.99

Brought to us by Skurnik. They have a great wine portfolio!

Winemaker Notes:
A Pinot Noir with fine, ripe sour cherries and blackcurrant aromas. On the palate it is charming, juicy and easy to drink.


Chiara Pinot Noir
Germany
$11.99

Discovering this luxurious Pinot Noir in Pfalz, Germany was beyond magnificent! Historically known for producing some of the top Riesling wines, this terroir has evolved into a hidden gem, producing one of the most exquisite and affordable Pinot Noirs in the world. 

Gorgeous, silky and elegant. Velvety flavors of cherry and raspberry linger on the palate, followed by a touch of vanilla and spice. Taste the beautiful complexity.


Chateau Vrai Caillou Bordeaux
France
$14.99

The Vrai Caillou estate has been in the Pommier family since 1863. It has passed down through the generations, first from father to son and then from father to daughter. Vrai Caillou wines are the result of a long family tradition which has developed alongside the estate's endless rows of vines

Tasting Notes:
Generous aromas of berries (red and dark) with a touch of spices. Round and juicy palate.

4 NEW Wines from Kermit Lynch

Saint Joseph Blanc
Northern Rhone, France
$32.99

Kermit Lynch began collaborating with Philippe Faury in the blending of his blancs in the 1990s because he was—unusually at the time—particular about wanting the wines he imported to remain unfiltered. Today, Kermit Lunch continues to work with Lionel in selecting the blend of parcels and aging vessels that contribute to this bottling. The 2018 is roughly 85% Marsanne and 15% Roussanne, and mostly aged in tank to preserve as much freshness and fruit as possible. The little bit of wine that was aged in oak will give you a delightful glimmer of opulence. The result is very delicate, round, and elegant, showcasing classic notes of peachy stone fruit.
—Tom Wolf


Lionel Faury Condrieu
Northern Rhone, France
$57.99

A jewel of a wine from Kermit Lynch: "Condrieu has the best terroir in the world for the Viognier grape. That is not to say, however, that it is easy to make great Viognier here. Without a gifted vigneron, the wine will veer into flabbiness. It takes significant skill and experience to make a Condrieu of finesse. Even though the grape is relatively low in acidity, the sandy soils and Lionel’s touch render this blanc remarkably fresh and mineral."
—Tom Wolf

93 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Tasted from tank, the 2020 Condrieu is marginally less concentrated than the superb 2019 version while also being a bit fresher and livelier. Floral notes dominate, while the stone fruit and pineapple notes linger easily on the finish.
Barrel Sample: 91-93


Chateau Graville Graves Blanc
Bordeaux, France
$20.99

Another delightful wine from Kermit Lynch: "This year we may not have been able to host our annual parking lot oyster party, Oyster Bliss, but you can recreate it in your backyard or nearby park with two simple ingredients: a few dozen oysters from your local fish market and a bottle of this exquisite blend of Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle from the left bank of the Garonne. Or if oysters aren’t your thing, try goat cheese and a fresh crusty baguette. Whatever snacks are on your table or picnic blanket, this blanc will fit the bill with its crisp, elegant profile and pretty notes of green apple, citrus, and subtle tropical fruits."
—Tom Wolf

Saint Joseph Red
Northern Rhone, France
$32.99

Another one from Kermit Lynch: "Right down the road from André Perret’s Condrieu vines, Lionel Faury produces this classic, gorgeous Saint Joseph. Lionel has had a large part in bringing the appellation its deserved acclaim in recent years, crafting reds that are incredibly transparent and expressive. Evoking dark fruit, smoke, and black olives, this rouge is a perfect match for pita and roasted cauliflower hummus or grilled rosemary lamb chops."
—Tom Wolf


Pierre Sparr Riesling
Alsace, France
$19.99

Pierre Sparr is a prestigious estate located in the heart of Alsace that makes exceptional wines with great personality.

The pre-eminent king of Alsace wine. A noble, dry wine with a beautiful floral bouquet followed by citrus, peach and mineral flavors on the lingering finish. Perfect aperitif or match it with shellfish, fish, and chicken.



Teutonic Pear Blossom Gewurztraminer
Columbia Gorge, Oregon
$21.99

Influenced by the Middle-Mosel Valley in Germany and the Alsace region in France, Teutonic Wine Company celebrates the characteristics of these wine regions in Oregon. Only working with cool-climate growing sites, adhering to natural farming practices and minimal intervention, Teutonic wines reflect all that is natural in winemaking, from the vineyard, to the cellar, and to the bottle. Teutonic’s house style is consistent throughout its catalog of wines – crisp, bright and with balanced acidity, making them easy to pair with many dishes. 2021 Gewurztraminer: A beautiful expression of extended skin contact Gewürztraminer. This wine is lush and tastes of lychee and and white peaches and as always, beautifully balanced with bright acidity. The mouth feel on this wine is amazing.

Lovely fruit from the Columbia Gorge, dry farmed, spicy and floral. Perfect with Asian dishes and as always, fatty foods, sausages, charcuterie and the like.



Kreu Gluhwien
Mosel, Germany
$9.49


Back in stock @ Liquor World. Tis the season for German Gluhwein, which literally translates to glow-wine, traditional German mulled wine.

Waterbrook Cabernet Clean Non Alcohol
Walla Walla, Washington
$13.99

Dealcoholized Cabernet Sauvignon boasting notes of black plum and dark cherry with bold oaky tannins, a dash of cocoa powder and black pepper on the finish.
Contains less than 0.5% alcohol by volume.


Yuengling Hershey Porter

Yuengling, America’s Oldest Brewery, is proud to collaborate with Hershey, America’s most iconic Chocolate brand, to present Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter. These two, iconic PA brands have brought together Yuengling’s nearly 200 year-old Dark Brewed Porter with the original taste of Hershey’s Chocolate to create a deliciously smooth porter with hints of roasted malts and rich chocolate finish.
4.7% ABV, 20 IBUs



Ozark Beer Company BDCS


Imperial Stout, Double Milk. Imperial Double Cream Stout aged in Bourbon Barrel for 8 months.
10% ABV, 69 IBUs



Celebration Fresh Hop IPA ~ Sierra Nevada

Note from brewery: Once we pick fresh hops, the clock starts ticking. Each year, we visit the Pacific Northwest to hand-select the best Cascade and Centennial hops, race the harvest home, and brew immediately to capture citrus, pine, and floral notes at their absolute peak — aromas and flavors for the perfect winter beer. It’s a magical time at the brewery — has been for 40 years now! — when our brewers huddle around the fermentation tanks, toasting the start of a special season with a holiday beer in hand. Wrapped in red, consider Celebration IPA a true Christmas IPA, your first present of the holidays.
6.8% ABV, 65 IBUs




Ice Day Arkansas Winter IPA ~ Lost Forty

A blend of tropical and citrus hop aromas layered upon a hefty malt backbone with a bittersweet finish.
6% ABV



Soul & Spirit Smoke Stack Dark Lager

Inspired by “Smokestack Lightnin’” Howlin’ Wolf

Smoked Dark Lager is brewed to be the Taste of Memphis in a glass! Smoke Stack’s unique aroma and flavor comes from the malt used in the brewing process. It features Tennessee grown barley and have that malt smoked over a blend of hardwoods, just like your favorite pit masters. As you near the end of your glass, the smokiness will dull and mellow, honeyed stone fruit and caramel flavors will start to shine through. This lager finishes dry-think freshly baked southern biscuits. Do your taste buds a favor and try this beer today and you might just transport yourself to the backyard BBQ without the work and clean up!
5.7% ABV


Gotahold Brewing Bubbles Grisette Farmhouse Ale

New from Gotahold out of Eureka Springs, AR.
4.7% ABV

 

George Dickel 9 year Single Barrel

Note from distiller: We are proud to offer this special hand selected, handcrafted Tennessee Whisky. We have carefully chosen a limited number of barrels to be sold one at a time. These particular barrels aged at least 9 years. As our whisky ages and mellows, each barrel imparts its own unique taste and aroma ensuring that no two are the same.

3 NEW from Hard Truth


Hard Truth Cinnamon Vodka

Bronze medal, 2019 American Distilling Institute Craft Spirits Awards
Hard Truth Cinnamon Vodka is made with our original, wheat-based vodka and premium, natural ingredients to create an unparalleled flavor profile. Slightly sweet with a clean finish and true cinnamon flavor, this spirit is a truly unique experience.

This Hard Truth is best served: in a shot straight from the freezer; in your homemade hot chocolate; or cut in half with cranberry juice over ice.

Tawny and bright, with mildly fruity and spiced aromas, this spirit is relatively sweet and viscous, finishing with mild cinnamon spice and a touch of heat. The overall effect is pleasing, and sips like a liqueur rather than a flavored vodka.



Hard Truth Maple Bourbon Cream

Rich bourbon, fresh cream, and pure maple syrup are all simple joys and creature comforts on their own. When they come together, that happiness and warmth compound, making Hard Truth Maple Bourbon Cream.

The distillers at Hard Truth Distilling Co. spend their days crafting some of the world’s finest spirits in a distillery surrounded by deep, hardwood forests that house, among others, four types of maple trees: sugar, silver, red, and black. Bringing bourbon together with the sweet essence of maples was a natural pairing.

Taste: Luscious cream, sweet maple, bold bourbon, brown sugar, marshmallow, and pecan
Finish: Rich and creamy with notes of toffee and nougat and a warm, lingering bourbon and maple finish



Hard Truth Peanut Butter Whiskey

Hard Truth Peanut Butter Whiskey pairs the rich and creamy flavors of deep-roasted peanuts with those of a fine, aged straight bourbon whiskey. This creative and unique spirit is sweet, salty, and a great addition to any cocktail creator’s back bar.

Hard Truth Peanut Butter Whiskey is best served over ice in a simple highball, as a salty-sweet addition to classic whiskey recipes, or in PB Whip — a 50/50 shot with Hard Truth Toasted Coconut Rum Cream.


Pineau Park Des Charentes Cognac

Park Pineau is a blend of juice from grapes grown in the Cognac region and the cognac brandy itself. The result is a delicate, floral French aperitif that drinks like slightly sweet white wine. Best served chilled or used like vermouth in cocktails.

French aperitif style; store in the refrigerator. Enjoy within 30 days for best quality.


Savage and Cook Digits

A collaboration between Scottie Pippen and Dave Phinney that focuses on distinguished and mature Bourbon Whiskey.

Each barrel is hand-selected for it’s unique attributes by Dave & Scottie. The youngest Bourbon in the blend is five years old. The barrels were sourced from Indiana and Tennessee and aged at Savage & Cooke on historic Mare Island.

75% Corn, 21% Rye, 4% Malted Barley

In a true reflection of Scottie, the mature Bourbon is lush, velvety and a pleasure to drink with no hard edges.  DIGITS is packed with flavors of vanilla bean, caramel, buttered toast and maple.  Enjoy neat or on the rocks.



Rey Campero Pechuga

Rey Campero Pechuga de Codorniz is a unique mezcal pechuga composed of quail, pineapple, banana, and corn cobs.

Rey Campero Pechuga de Codorniz is made with Maguey Espadin (Agave angustifolia) in Candelaria Yegole, Oaxaca. Unlike pechuga mezcal from many producers, maestro mezcalero Vicente Sánchez Parada only distills this mezcal twice. After the first distillation, he adds about 25 grilled quail breasts (codorniz is Spanish for quail), grilled pineapple, grilled banana, and grilled corn cobs. After distillation, it is rested in glass for 3 months before being bottled.



Siembra Valles Azul Blanco

This peppery lowlands blanco boasts the region’s famous volcanic minerality. It’s unmistakably Valles, and is favored by bartenders for its versatility and character.

Jimador Manuel Romero harvests agave for Siembra Valles, with Cascahuín mountain in the background. Cascahuín means “hill of light,” as the mountain attracts lightning from passing storms. It’s the defining topographical feature of the region, and all Siembra Valles tequilas are distilled at family-owned Destileria Cascahuín.

 

3 NEW from Faccia Brutto Spirits

At Faccia Brutto we produce natural and delicious organic Italian spirits using old world methods, and sourcing from sustainable botanical producers.


Faccia Brutto Centerbe

Note from distiller: Centerbe Faccia Brutto is our take on a European herbal liqueur that is both refreshing and delicious. We use a number of fresh and dried herbs in our blend and macerate them in non-GMO neutral grain spirit. The dried botanicals like lemon balm, anise hyssop, nettles and coriander are macerated for a full week, while the fresh herbs like parsley, tarragon, bay leaves and marjoram are left overnight to preserve color and freshness. The resulting tincture is proofed down and sweetened with organic cane sugar and bottled at a rousing 45% ABV.



Faccia Brutto Fernet Pianta

Note from distiller: Fernet Pianta is a love letter to both my grandfather, Peter Pianta, as well as all the line cooks I ever worked with. Pete would make tinctures for my grandmother when she needed some digestive aid and my line cook buddies, well, we needed relief after a long night of service. We blend 21 ingredients including saffron, myrrh, aloe ferox, peppermint and gentian root in non-GMO neutral grain spirit for two weeks. We add water and filter, then add sugar and organic peppermint oil and bottle. This fernet has far less sugar than the bigger brands and is naturally colored with roasted chicory root. Enjoy neat or in a Toronto cocktail.

Franco Amaro Noveis

Tasting Notes:
Located in the foothills of the alps in the alto Piemonte region of Ghemme, the Distillerie Francoli makes this antique amaro recipe from a blend of fine spirits and bitter mountain herbs sourced for decades in the surrounding area. Notes include tarragon, wild mint, sarsaparilla, espresso, candied orange and chocolate hazelnut.



Goodnight Loving Vodka

The Goodnight Loving Spring Spring, the source of smoothness, got it’s name from Uncle Buster. Today this artesian spring has been harnessed by a father/son team and community of friends to create award winning True Texas vodka. “Spring to Bottle.”

Named as one of the best vodka’s on the planet by Forbe’s Magazine.

Campari Negroni RTD Cocktail

Simple, yet balanced, Campari Negroni Ready to Enjoy is the perfect Negroni. Made using the same ingredients as the #1 Best Selling Cocktail in the best bars around the world.



Clean Co. Clean Non-Alcohol Substitutes

You should be able to enjoy the delicious, refreshing cocktails you know and love without the repercussions. We now make alternatives to gins, rum, tequila, vodka and whiskey and are proud to be the leading independent brand in the UK, now available at LW.

 




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