Liquor World Traveler

GREETINGS BEER, WINE & SPIRIT LOVERS,

Kent Starr, Liquor World, Fayetteville, ARWelcome to the SEPTEMBER EDITION of the Liquor World Traveler.

We've got so many new products we are excited to tell you about. Lots of seasonal brews arriving daily.

Razorback football season starts this month, with our first home game this Saturday. We are so excited! We've got HOGS party plates for tailgaters, as usual. Stop in to pick up your libations.

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 for anyone not comfortable with shopping in the store. Call your order, 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

Come see us and pick up
your Labor Day
celebration supplies
for summer's last hurrah.

Try this delicious cocktail made with Papa's Pilar Dark Rum, a new product on our shelves. Read about it below.

Old Havana

1.5 oz Papa's Pilar Dark Rum
0.5 oz Sweet Vermouth
Ginger beer

Add rum & vermouth over rocks in an Old Fashioned glass.
Fill with ginger beer.
Garnish with grapefruit.

Thanks to PapasPilar.com for the recipe & photo.



Frescobaldi Brunello Di Montacino
Italy
$61.99

The village of Castelgiocondo overlooks the historic estate of the Frescobaldis in Montalcino: an ancient stronghold built in 1100 to defend the road leading from the sea to Siena. The property is one of the first 4 to begin producing Brunello di Montalcino in 1800, and its historic importance is represented on the label of Castelgiocondo by the figure of a condottiere from a celebrated fresco of the Sienese artist Simone Martini.

The artist’s depiction shows Guidoriccio da Fogliano, commander of the troops of Siena who in 1323 led the attack on the Montemassi castle; an historic moment that coincided with the initiation of the Frescobaldi family’s centuries-old adventure in the world of wine.

Tasting Notes:
CastelGiocondo has an intense, bright ruby-red color. Like every vintage, 2017 brought with it a wonderfully elegant quality. The bouquet features fruity aromas, particularly at the beginning, with notes of raspberry, blackcurrant and even pomegranate. The beautifully harmonious and alluring hints of violet and rose are truly wonderful. Gradually, its maturity becomes truly remarkable, revealing spiced hints of white pepper, clove and star anise, toasted notes and more complex roasted notes and hints of liquorice. On the palate, the tannic structure is dense and the mineral quality is wonderful. This is an incredibly harmonious wine with a long, persistent finish.

Inniskillin Vidal Pearl ~ 375 ml
Canada
$65.99

Icewines made from the Vidal grape are noted for their honey, tangerine, apricot and pineapple flavors. When Vidal is aged in oak, it takes on rich overtones of vanilla, almonds and fresh baked bread. Icewine is a concentrated, intense wine that needs to be poured in small portions and should be given special consideration when combining with different foods. Vidal Icewine works beautifully in a glaze for caramelized grilled pork roast or as an accompaniment to fresh summer berries with cream, chocolate biscuits, a pear tart or a raspberry mousse. Some sweeter desserts may actually detract from the experience so it should not be paired with a food that is sweeter than the Icewine itself. It is frequently served as a course on its own as quoted in the early days by Icewine maker Karl Kaiser, “Icewine is much better as dessert than with dessert”. The major difference between Icewine and other dessert wines is acidity. While all dessert wines are sweet, only the best ones have balanced acidity as well. This crucial element not only adds to the enjoyment of Icewine, but also to its natural compatibility with cheese. Many cheeses pair brilliantly with Icewine because each cheese’s richness begs for that crucial acidity. Cheeses are inherently savory and sometimes salty and when prepared with the honeyed sweetness of Icewine, it creates a lovely balance that makes for a perfect match.

Aromatics of tropical fruit including mango and orange dominate, while on the palate an abundance of fruit flavors including peach, nectarine and citrus are balanced by crisp, bright acidity. Pairs well with blue veined cheese with dried fruit or fresh peaches or pears; roasted chicken with grilled peaches; fresh papaya and lime salsa with grilled white fish; traditional peach pie.

Winemaker Notes:
This unique Canadian product was harvested at the height of Canada’s crisp winter. Naturally frozen on the vine and then picked when the temperature drops to a frigid -10C (14F). Only a small amount of concentrated nectar can be squeezed from each bunch. The juice is then slowly fermented at an average temperature of 15C (59F) to achieve a rich, specialty wine know as Icewine.

Aromatics of tropical fruit including mango and orange dominate, on the palate fruit flavors including peach, nectarine and lemon are balanced by crisp, lively acidity.

Salt Wine Company Pinot Noir
Oregon
$16.99


Winemaker Notes:
Aromas of sweet fruits - plum, raspberry, and black cherry. Layers of spice and sweet tobacco/earth. A juicy burst on the palate of red berries and black currants framed with a beautiful tannin structure. A lively and complex mid-palate with mineral and spice notes that linger on the finish.

3 NEW from San Antonio Fruit Farm

Introducing San Antonio Fruit Farm wine –– the most unique and drinkable, semi-sparkling sweet wine. Get ready for fun, naturally sweet fruit fusions, perfect for any occasion. Fruit Farm uses whole fruits and is naturally sweetened. Our wine provides a refreshing, low-alcohol alternative for a sweet, relaxing time.

San Antonio Fruit Farm Blackberry Orange
Piedmont, Italy
$10.99

Sweet and sensual with tart citrus notes, Blackberry Orange is a juicy dual fruit fusion with an easy finish you can drink all night.

Blackberry Orange is the perfect wine to set the mood for an intimate movie night, late night grub sesh, or dinner party. It’s handcrafted with Brachetto-Malvasia grapes harvested from their northern hillside vineyards in Piedmont, Italy. Blackberry-orange juice, made using all natural whole fruits, is then blended to create a delicate yet rich flavor profile. You can’t go wrong with this bold flavor combo and rich color that still brings a light twist of fun to any event.

Flavor Profile: Blackberries and Oranges 
Varietal: Brachetto-Malvasia Grapes
ABV: 6%

San Antonio Fruit Farm Peach Passion Fruit
Piedmont, Italy
$10.99

A spunky plus one that packs a punch, Peach Passion Fruit balances sweet summer peach notes with the tropical tang of passion fruit.

Peach Passion Fruit is the center of attention at the birthday weekend, star of the BBQ, and total hit at your next impromptu hang. It’s handcrafted with White Moscato grapes harvested from their northern hillside vineyards in Piedmont, Italy. Peach-passion fruit juice, made using all natural whole fruits, is then blended to create a delicate yet rich flavor profile. Instantly turn an ordinary day into a mini vacay with a bottle of Peach Passion Fruit. 

Flavor Profile: Peaches and Passion fruits
Varietal: White Moscato Grapes
ABV: 6%


San Antonio Fruit Farm Strawberry Guava
Piedmont, Italy
$10.99


Strawberry Guava channels a warm summer evening anytime and anywhere with a subtle sweet flavor and a hint of tropical flair.

Fresh, light, and always more fun to drink together, Strawberry Guava is a dual fruit fusion that pairs well with bubbly conversation, afternoon picnics, and catching up with old friends without missing a beat. It’s handcrafted with Brachetto-Malvasia grapes harvested from their northern hillside vineyards in Piedmont, Italy. Strawberry-Guava juice, made using all natural whole fruits, is then blended to create a delicate yet rich flavor profile. 

Flavor Profile: Strawberries and Guava
Varietal: White Moscato-Brachetto Grapes
ABV: 6%


4 NEW from Field Recordings

Winemaker Andrew Jones has a keen eye for diamonds in the rough: sites that are unknown or under-appreciated but hold enormous untapped potential. He strives for unique wines loaded with personality and a one-of-a-kind experience.

Field Recordings Acqua Pazza Rose
Paso Robles, California
$15.99

Crazy water flows from the slopes of the Santa Lucia mountains down the Salinas River, to the Pet Nat revival in Tin City, Paso Robles. They take the water from their backyard and create a delightful, delicious and totally natural bubbly wine.

Varietals: Colombard, Chenin Blanc,
Rubired Vineyard, Golden Valley Farming, Certified Organic

Tasting Notes: Dried strawberries, apricot preserves, Cerise Lemon Lacroix

Field Recordings Chenin
Central Coast, California
$15.99


Field Recordings sourced grapes from five different Central Coast Chenin Blanc vineyards planted in the 1970s: Martin Brothers, Chalone, Cat Canyon, Jurassic Park and Shell Creek. All five of these vineyards are harvested and brought to the winery to be pressed immediately, before fermenting with spontaneous yeast. Fermented in a mix of 1000L German Oak Fuders, new and seasoned Acacia barrels as well as some stainless steel tanks. This old vine cuvee is a true snapshot of a lost era of California Viticulture.

Tasting Notes: Oyster shell, Granny Smith apples, chamomile and daffodil

Field Recordings Freddo Red
Paso Robles, California
$20.99

Don’t even think about judging this wine by its color. Get out of your comfort zone: Throw this bottle in the fridge; enjoy it chilled. (Yep. You read that right.) Savor that bold, refreshing taste
— and have a little fun, why don’t you? You’ll thank us later.

Tasting Notes: Tastes like fresh cranberry, Montmorency Cherries, strawberry jello shooters.
Pairings: Good times


Field Recordings PPP
Paso Robles, California
$17.99

Field Recordings gathered pomace from 9 other wineries in the Paso Robles area and brought it all back to Tin City to make this wine. If you're not familiar with this style, it's made by rehydrating skins that have been crushed in production. They let the skins soak for a few days, then ferment. The result is a bubbly, low alcohol, super drinkable red wine. Yum.

Tasting Notes: Candied raspberries, Bonne Maman Mixed Fruit preserves, Lavender and Sage


We've got lots of Oktoberfest & Pumpkin and other seasonal
beers arriving daily!

Our old favorite Octoberfest beers include Rahr & Sons, Mother's, Sam Adams, Paulianer, Sierra Nevada and Boulevard. Of course we have many others as well.

Founders Octoberfest
Back in stock

Blink and you’ll think you’re in Bavaria. Founders went all in on tradition with their Oktoberfest, using imported German malts and hops with a beautiful lager yeast for the finish. Pours a gorgeous copper hue with a rich, malty and slightly sweet backbone. This version is akin to the beer poured in the early days of Oktoberfest and, yes, it adheres to the Reinheitsgebot. Prost!

6.0% ABV, 20 IBUs, RateBeer Rating: 99


Sam Adams Octoberfest
Back in stock

Oktoberfest is a brief moment of fall beer drinking beauty. The world's biggest fest started in Munich, Germany in 1810 to celebrate the marriage of the crown prince of Bavaria to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The party was so off-the-chain it became an annual 16 day festival from Mid-September to Early October. It's a time celebrate beer for beer's sake, with food and friends to kick off cooler weather.
5.3% ABV, 15 IBUs

Ayinger Octoberfest
Back in stock

Germany- Märzen / Oktoberfest- Ayinger Oktober Fest Märzen has a deep golden color tinted with amber. It is lightly sweet with a malty nose balanced with floral hops. It's medium to big body and alcohol are not overpowering. The soft dryness comes from long maturation.

Lexington Brewing Company Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale

A barrel-aged ale brewed with Kentucky-sourced pumpkin, richly spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. This robust, limited-release seasonal brew makes for a flavorful sipping beer to slowly warm up with as the weather cools. 10% ABV

Toppling Goliath Brew Dino Park DIPA

Welcome to Dino Park. A collaboration between Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. and North Park Beer Co., Strap yourself into this roller coaster of flavor with bright twists of Citra and rapid turns of Strata Hops. You will be spun into another galaxy of hoppy deliciousness. Please keep your hands and mouth attached to this can at all times. 7.8% ABV



Pipeworks Traditionally Baked

Pipeworks was inspired by all the oooey gooey flavors of a bourbon pecan pie and brewed a delicious beer with lots of dark brown sugar and vanilla. Then they blended in bourbon barrel aged strong ale until there was just the right kick of bourbon barrel. 10% ABV


Point Remove Brewing Company

Located in Morrilton, Arkansas.
Their brewing team has a combined 28 years of experience in the beverage and hospitality industry. They take pride in testing their recipes until they reach perfection. They love the challenge of creating an enjoyable beverage for their patrons to enjoy.

Check out the new beers from Point Remove Brewing next time you are in the store.

Sierra Nevada Hop Splash Sparkling Infused Water ~ NA

Introducing Sierra Nevada Hop Splash, a sparkling hop-infused water that goes 100% on hop flavor and nada on everything else: zero alcohol, zero calories, zero carbs, and zero sugar. When a moment calls for 0.0% alcohol — work lunch, workout, you name it — Hop Splash still delivers an IPA-inspired hop kick. Citra and Amarillo varieties infuse tropical flavors of peach, mango and grapefruit, and plenty of carbonation means crisp and clean refreshment. Whenever a hop craving hits, drench it with a Hop Splash.

 

 

Delta Dirt Cotton Gin

Delta Dirt Distillery is a family-owned craft distillery located in the richest farmland in the country - the Arkansas Delta. Our goal is to produce the finest handmade and locally inspired vodka, gin, whiskey, and liqueurs. They are unique in the American distillery industry because they grow their own produceand grains in the same community where they distill these fresh and authentic spirits.

Jack Daniels Triple Mash 100

Jack Daniel's TRIPLE MASH Blended Straight Whiskey is a blend of Bonded American Malt, Rye and Tennessee Whiskey at 100 proof. It delivers notes of honey, malt and soft oak leading to a long lasting well rounded finish.

Mom Water

Meet the Mom Squad.
Fruit Infused Vodka Water. Zero carbonation. Zero sugar. Zero carbs. All natural. Gluten free. Crafted by moms, enjoyed by everyone.

Aloha, Sandy! Sandy is Coconut Mango flavored Mom Water, and she is mellow, chill, and balanced. Sandy takes you to a warm, breezy tropical beach vacation. 

Meet Julie! Julie is Passion Fruit flavored Mom Water, and she is witty, light-hearted, and spontaneous. Fun fact - Julie is the flavor that started it all!

You know Karen. Karen is Lemon Blueberry flavored Mom Water, and she is bold, daring, and unique. Best enjoyed on a hot summer day with friends!

Listen, Linda. Linda is Blueberry Peach flavored Mom Water, and she is charismatic, playful, and creative. Refreshing, tasty, & boozy, Linda is the perfect poolside drink!

Senor Sotol Artisanal Tequila

The sotol is distilled from the head of the Dasylirion plant, of the family Asparagaceae, known by the same name (or by the raramuris with the name of sereque) and which grows in the desert of northern Mexico.

This drink is produced in the states of Chihuahua, Durango and Coahuila. The conchos, tonos and anasazis have produced, for eight hundred years, fermented beverages from sotol, however, the drink as it is known today, occurs after the arrival of the Spaniards and their distillation equipment and methods.

The descendants of early Sotol producers narrate that in the 20's and 30's, Sotol production became the main activity in many regions of the Chihuahuan desert.

During the time of the Mexican Revolution, the State persecuted the Sotoleros to destroy their production, which gave tequila, beer and other imported distillates from the opportunity to take over the market.

Since September 2002, it has had the designation of origin and a regulation in its production in Mexican territory given by the Official Mexican Standard NOM-159-SCFI-2004.

Señor Sotol is produced in an old abandoned hacienda in the village of San Nicolás de Acevedo, close to the magic village Nombre de Dios, Durango by maestro Sotolero Juan Conde. The combination of our dasylirions selection comes along as a perfect balanced Sotol that contains the best characteristics of each one of our varieties.

Tasting Notes:
Smoked cacao, sweet tobacco, vanilla hints with a pepper finish. Smooth sweetness with a funky aftertaste.


3 NEW from Siempre Tequila

Award winning ~ ultra rare.
Female founder, Monica Sanita and Co-Founder Alex Lacroix grew Siempre into a successful International brand from $9000 and a credit card.

They put it all on the line to build a brand around Monica’s grandmother’s lifelong agricultural experience and creating agave spirits in Mexico.

 

Siempre Plata Tequila

Crystal clear in appearance. Complex aromas and flavors of spice, herb, pepper, sea salt, citrus with candied, floral notes, caramel, and sweet fruit hints. Exceptionally smooth, naturally sweet, and made for sipping.

Plata is their purest expression,  made using blue weber agave from both the highlands of Jalisco and the valley of Tequila, bringing together the best of both worlds for a perfectly balanced tasting experience.

Siempre Reposado Tequila

This beautifully aged spirit boasts notes of oak, fruity undertones, honey and vanilla underpinned by cooked agave. There is a smooth harmony on the palate, not unlike what shows in some very fine bourbons.

This reposado is very special expression, made using brand new American oak barrels, extra-anejo tequila and a hint of natural aguamiel, you'll be sure to enjoy

Siempre Anejo Tequila

This Añejo is a complex combination of carefully selected still-strength Siempre plata rested in American oak ex-bourbon barrels, ranging from 12 to 36 months in age. The beautiful blend is brought from 100 to 80 proof using volcanic spring water.

You can taste alluring notes of toffee, salted caramel, chocolate, vanilla, and peppercorns followed by a lasting-lasting, warm finish. Enjoy in a snifter with dark chocolate and mixed nuts.

3 New from Papas Pilar Rum

Ernest Hemingway lived an epic life of perpetual motion and impressive feats. He had a great many passions, but his one true constant was his beloved boat, Pilar. She was the esteemed vessel of his endeavors allowing America’s literary giant to reach beyond the shoreline and collect tales each more epic than the last. Papa’s Pilar is crafted for those who live their life with this kind of intention. Always a pioneer and pathfinder, never a spectator.

Born of the finest rums, each is hand-selected from the Caribbean and Central, South and North America. They are then married together in their proprietary solar blending process. Papa’s Pilar represents the original spirit of rum. Bold and well-traveled - Just like Papa.

Papas Pilar Rum Blond

Papa’s Pilar Blonde is the first ever “Blonde” Rum, similar in color to the light rums Papa Hemingway enjoyed in Key West and Cuba during the 30’s. Sourced from hand-selected rums spanning the Caribbean and Central, South and North America, this award-winning spirit is blended in American Oak Bourbon barrels and Sherry casks. At 84 Proof, it boasts a creamy mouthfeel with notes of crisp almond, butterscotch and hints of pineapple, mango, and key lime. A perfect rum for your Hemingway Daiquiri, boat drink or tiki cocktail. This exceptionally smooth blend represents the original spirit of rum.




Papas Pilar Rum Dark 86


Papa’s Pilar Dark is an ultra-premium sipping rum, bold and complex much like the man who inspired it – Ernest Hemingway. Made of hand-selected rums blended in Bourbon barrels, Port Wine casks and Sherry casks, this 86 proof award-winning rum has a rich, caramelized orange, maple, vanilla and toasted almond taste profile and a long velvety finish. Inspired by Hemingway’s boundless travels this robust blend boasts exotic notes and a long, velvety finish. Bold, well-traveled and deeply nuanced.


Papa’s Pilar Spanish Sherry Cask Rum

After blending hand-selected aged rums from throughout the Caribbean, Central, North and South America in Bourbon barrels, Port Wine casks and Sherry casks, this blend is further aged in Spanish Oloroso Sherry casks for an extended period of time, thus creating a flavor profile unlike anything Hemingway Rum Company has produced before. The result is a slight sweetness and uniquely spicy finish with a smoothness and complexity second to none.



Town Branch Maple Bourbon

One of 18 distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Lexington has a rich history in distilling and this bourbon is named after the limestone waterway through town. Flavors of oak, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, and cherry. Gold Medal - SF World Spirits Competition 2020



Town Branch Bourbon Finished in Maple Stout Barrels

Town Branch Bourbon hand-crafted to pay homage to the rich distilling history in Lexington Kentucky. Named for the Town Branch waterways upon Lexington was founded, and was once the site of much bourbon production. This unique expression of Town Branch has been finished in freshly decanted Kentucky Maple Barrel Stout barrels to add flavors of the beer alongside traditional bourbon flavors of oak, caramel, brown sugar, and cherry.


 


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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.