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Barrel to Bottle Episode 60: Bubbles for the Holiday - or AnytimePosted: November 12, 2018|Categories: Wine
When you think celebration, think Champagne! But it works well on any Tuesday night as well. The Barrel to Bottle team tastes through six sparklers from around the world, including Aubry Le Nombre d'Or, Louis Bouillot Cremant de Bourgogne, Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs, Segura Viudas Heredad Brut Reserva, and a pairing of Fossetta Prosecco and Bollinger Special Cuvee. Plus, stick around for the Q&A segment, when the team offers their favorite Friendsgiving wines.
Barrel to Bottle Episode 59: Porter & StoutsPosted: November 05, 2018|Categories: Beer
All stouts are porters, but not all porters are stouts. As the weather cools off, it's time for Roger to lead the Barrel to Bottle crew through a tasting of darker beers. Featured beers include Samuel Smith's Taddy Porter, Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald, Guinness Draught, Guinness Foreign Extra Stout, North Coast Old Rasputin, Stone Xocoveza and Central Waters Cassian Sunset. And stick around for the Q&A segment when the team tackles your question about grain whisky and Scotch for a $20 Binny's Gift Card.
Barrel to Bottle Episode 58: Greek Wine with Ted DiamantisPosted: October 29, 2018|Categories: Wine
Greek wine has experienced a resurgence in the last few decades, thanks in no small part to Ted Diamantis and his company, Diamond Importers. Ted joins the Barrel to Bottle crew to taste highlights from his collection and to discuss this historic and vibrant wine growing country. Wines tasted include Santo Assyrtiko, Douloufakis Dafnios Vidiano, Skouras Saint George and Alpha Estate Xinomavro.
Meet Mr. Peanut!Posted: October 25, 2018|Categories: Beer
Mr. Peanut is cruisin’ into town and this monocled maestro rides in style! Stop by one of the following Binny’s locations and snap a pic with Mr. Peanut and the Nutmobile. The folks from Noon Whistle will be pouring samples of their nutty new collaborative brew – Mr. IPA-Nut. Mark your calendars and stop on by, you’d be nuts to miss it!
Barrel to Bottle Bonus Episode: Game of Thrones Single MaltsPosted: October 24, 2018|Categories: Spirits
Brace yourselves, Game of Thrones Scotch is coming. In the middle of recording the recent two-part “All the Islay” podcast, the Whiskey Hotline’s Brett Pontoni wandered off. And when he wandered back into the room, he had news about the upcoming Game of Thrones single malt releases. Listen as the Barrel to Bottle crew reacts to the news and shares specifics about each bottling. Game of Thrones Scotches are coming, and you won’t have to pay the iron price.
Barrel to Bottle Episode 57: All the Islay Part 2Posted: October 22, 2018|Categories: Spirits
Picking up from last week, the Barrel to Bottle crew is joined by the Whiskey Hotline to taste through all eight active distilleries in Scotland's Islay region. Part II covers the more peaty distilleries: Lagavulin, Caol Ila, Laphroaig and Ardbeg. Also silly hats. And stick around for our customer Q&A segment, when the Whiskey Hotline discuss what it takes for a distillery to get into the Binny's Handpicked Casks program.
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