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by Scott Watkins
April 21st, 2019, 3:57 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Pinot Tasting - Thousand Oaks Area - UPDATED SEE POST 16
Replies: 23
Views: 313

Re: Pinot Tasting - Thousand Oaks Area

Elliot Steele wrote:
April 20th, 2019, 7:28 am
Scott Watkins wrote:
April 17th, 2019, 5:52 pm
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Carpool?
Well this thread has grown! Elliot you must mean Uber pool.
by Scott Watkins
April 19th, 2019, 7:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1223
Views: 130752

Re: Official Costco Thread

ky1em!ttskus wrote:
April 19th, 2019, 10:41 am
Kirkland brand baby wipes on sale this week. Normally $20. Now $16, max of 4. About 8 palates when I left my Costco.

#dadlife
Uh oh if you're down that isle you must be having another baby?

#livelongandprosper
by Scott Watkins
April 1st, 2019, 9:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How much do you drink
Replies: 54
Views: 2367

Re: How much do you drink

Randy Bowman wrote:
April 1st, 2019, 8:37 pm
Dinner requires wine.
Agree!
by Scott Watkins
March 29th, 2019, 4:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 557
Views: 33085

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

ky1em!ttskus wrote:
March 28th, 2019, 9:59 pm
Scott Watkins wrote:
March 28th, 2019, 9:32 pm
ky1em!ttskus wrote:
March 28th, 2019, 9:09 pm
Meh. champagne.gif
Send me all your remaining bottles [cheers.gif]
SWMBO told me specifically to thank you, dude. She said the bottle was special, just as promised. And it was, no doubt! [cheers.gif]
My pleasure! Say hi to the boss for me [cheers.gif]
by Scott Watkins
March 28th, 2019, 9:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 557
Views: 33085

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

ky1em!ttskus wrote:
March 28th, 2019, 9:09 pm
Meh. champagne.gif
Send me all your remaining bottles [cheers.gif]
by Scott Watkins
March 27th, 2019, 9:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Riserva Pajé
Replies: 30
Views: 1543

Re: 2013 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Riserva Pajé

Glad to hear you had a good experience, David. Mine is the note before yours on CT and I'm curious to know if you just popped and poured it or not. My experience was entirely different from yours. It was an unforgiving beast of a wine when I drank it but you could absolutely tell it has the bones t...
by Scott Watkins
March 27th, 2019, 2:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 557
Views: 33085

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

NV Champagne Godmé Sabine Champagne Grand Cru Brut Rosé juicy strawberry tart raspberry and balanced acidity. Fantastic bottle for a great price!
by Scott Watkins
March 26th, 2019, 8:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SF Chronicle Article: Dirty & Rowdy Tragedies in 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1823

Re: SF Chronicle Article: Dirty & Rowdy Tragedies in 2017

My condolences Hardy! Good Lord it's hard to lose a loved one. My thoughts are with you and your family!
by Scott Watkins
March 19th, 2019, 4:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Whats your favourite wine characteristic ?
Replies: 61
Views: 1294

Re: Whats your favourite wine characteristic ?

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
March 19th, 2019, 4:31 pm
The aroma of honey on stones that only happens with well aged Riesling.
Nice, thanks for putting that aroma into words for me!
by Scott Watkins
March 15th, 2019, 6:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How do you view the money you spend on wine
Replies: 42
Views: 2107

Re: How do you view the money you spend on wine

Chris Seiber wrote:
March 15th, 2019, 4:54 pm
#3 is the closest to how it actually goes, but I’ve never put 401k, kids education, the mortgage and other necessities at risk.

The future is important, but it’s not the only thing. I want to live and enjoy my time now too.
This is my life [cheers.gif]
by Scott Watkins
March 3rd, 2019, 9:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Don't Stop Me Now... OR The Young and Spend-y Thread
Replies: 236
Views: 11172

Re: Don't Stop Me Now... OR The Young and Spend-y Thread

ky1em!ttskus wrote:
March 3rd, 2019, 8:11 pm
[berserker.gif] to whoever resurrected this thread!

In the past 36 hours, I’ve purchased two mags and 10 standard bottles. Still going strong. [training.gif]
Yeah yeah now get over here and pick up all your wines! I'm old and my cellar needs some room [head-bang.gif]
by Scott Watkins
February 19th, 2019, 8:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa Vintage Comparison
Replies: 18
Views: 1229

Re: Napa Vintage Comparison

Berserker A: “Napa Cab was way better/more classically styled in the 70s and 80s when alcohol levels and ripeness were much lower. Berserker B: “ 2013 in Napa produced dozens of 100pt Cabs.” Berserker A: “Points mean nothing, over-ripe garbage wines” Berserker B: “2011 in Napa was a lean year with ...
by Scott Watkins
February 12th, 2019, 8:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: L.A. Times Fast Food French Fry Rankings
Replies: 18
Views: 787

Re: L.A. Times Fast Food French Fry Rankings

Elliot Steele wrote:
February 12th, 2019, 6:18 pm
In-N-Out fries do indeed suck. All you need to know if you live in LA is that the best fries are at the Bellwether. Period. End of story. I would venture to say they are the best fries I've had anywhere on planet earth.
Drop the mic!
by Scott Watkins
February 10th, 2019, 3:47 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Is a VitaMix worth it?
Replies: 39
Views: 1842

Re: Is a VitaMix worth it?

Here you go: https://www.vitamix.com/mx/en_us/recipes/lemon-curd Tried this tonight holy crap it's great and best of all super easy! Just another reason to love the Vitamix. Thanks! Thanks for the invite, old man! I didn't know you were feeling better already. I would've stopped by with a hell of a...
by Scott Watkins
February 9th, 2019, 6:46 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Is a VitaMix worth it?
Replies: 39
Views: 1842

Re: Is a VitaMix worth it?

I have the Vitamix Pro 750 and I love it. I have two containers for it, both for wet blending, just in different sizes. As everyone says, it’s a beast. It’ll make anything as smooth as silk. As a bonus, I discovered their Lemon Curd recipe and it’s my “go to” now. No more standing over it and conti...
by Scott Watkins
January 29th, 2019, 10:13 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1264
Views: 58477

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Kenny H wrote:
January 28th, 2019, 1:11 pm
How about some heirloom pork and some scallops.

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How about my invitation?! Looks great Kenny
by Scott Watkins
January 27th, 2019, 8:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: THANK YOU!
Replies: 8
Views: 1134

Re: THANK YOU!

Man I dig reading this! And thank you for the great offers [cheers.gif]
by Scott Watkins
January 27th, 2019, 1:13 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: I. Brand & Family Back in the Game for BD10
Replies: 29
Views: 1441

Re: I. Brand & Family Back in the Game for BD10

Just have to try some of your Besson Grenache! Thanks for the offer [cheers.gif]
by Scott Watkins
January 21st, 2019, 8:43 pm
Forum: BD10 Sponsor Features
Topic: BD10 SPONSOR FEATURE: Biggio Hamina Cellars
Replies: 16
Views: 1036

Re: BD10 SPONSOR FEATURE: Biggio Hamina Cellars

All bullshit aside he makes freaking great wines too flirtysmile
by Scott Watkins
January 21st, 2019, 3:42 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Any general advice and tips for first-timer ?
Replies: 45
Views: 2462

Re: Any general advice and tips for first-timer ?

Eh don't listen to these people, jump in with both feet and buy as much as you can and then some! Then enjoy your rewards later [highfive.gif] After my first BD the next morning I found a note from my wife on my keyboard that said "DON'T BUY ANYMORE WINE!" hitsfan Hey we're still married flirtysmil...
by Scott Watkins
January 21st, 2019, 2:38 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Any general advice and tips for first-timer ?
Replies: 45
Views: 2462

Re: Any general advice and tips for first-timer ?

Eh don't listen to these people, jump in with both feet and buy as much as you can and then some! Then enjoy your rewards later [highfive.gif] After my first BD the next morning I found a note from my wife on my keyboard that said "DON'T BUY ANYMORE WINE!" hitsfan Hey we're still married flirtysmile
by Scott Watkins
January 18th, 2019, 6:36 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Veleta EVOO
Replies: 16
Views: 801

Re: Veleta EVOO

Good to hear, I ran out of oil and couldn't wait for BD!
by Scott Watkins
January 18th, 2019, 5:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 10 years of Wine Berserkers--what does it mean to you?
Replies: 95
Views: 2515

Re: 10 years of Wine Berserkers--what does it mean to you?

Clearly for the last 8 years this board has influenced my wine drinking habit and has been a great resource for knowledge on hundreds of subjects, but really this place is all about the the people/friends I have met here! all incredibly generous and I am better off for knowing them. Thanks Todd!
by Scott Watkins
January 11th, 2019, 8:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Drink that shitty wine night for Laura's House/Falltacular Through 1/27/19 LAST CALL
Replies: 84
Views: 3493

Re: Drink that shitty wine night for Laura's House/Falltacular 1/11/19-1/13/19

We went with a 2016 Narsici Winery “Rosabella” Pennsylvania Proprietary white blend. It had no indication of which grape varieties, if any, were used to make this. No CT scores, but undoubtedly the best option in our collection. As I pulled the bottle from the fridge, my wife immediately says “Ew i...
by Scott Watkins
January 11th, 2019, 5:36 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: 150th tabasco
Replies: 64
Views: 3341

Re: 150th tabasco

Alright I have a long overdue tasting note on Kenny's homemade brew. Sorry Kenny would have done it weeks ago but I popped the inside of my lower lip and man it took a long time to heal. Anyways I tried this with eggs on Tuesday and what a fantastic match and a great way to wake up the morning! Did...
by Scott Watkins
January 11th, 2019, 1:03 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: 150th tabasco
Replies: 64
Views: 3341

Re: 150th tabasco

Alright I have a long overdue tasting note on Kenny's homemade brew. Sorry Kenny would have done it weeks ago but I popped the inside of my lower lip and man it took a long time to heal. Anyways I tried this with eggs on Tuesday and what a fantastic match and a great way to wake up the morning! Did ...
by Scott Watkins
January 10th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2006 Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir
Replies: 5
Views: 323

Re: 2006 Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir

Love them and often wonder why I don't buy more?? Thanks for the note.
by Scott Watkins
January 10th, 2019, 2:23 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: A Few Sine Qua Non and a iittle more
Replies: 3
Views: 579

Re: A Few Sine Qua Non and a iittle more

Where are you located Don?
by Scott Watkins
January 7th, 2019, 7:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Drink that shitty wine night for Laura's House/Falltacular Through 1/27/19 LAST CALL
Replies: 84
Views: 3493

Re: Drink that shitty wine night for Laura's House/Falltacular 1/11/19-1/13/19

Okay I will start this shitty thread off by first apologizing for my love of toilet humor and my immaturity, long live Mark B's toilet humor thread flirtysmile Here it is a 1995 Qinta Do Poco Lobo Bairrada from Portugal. This is a foul sour mess with the only fruit being rotting strawberry and very ...
by Scott Watkins
December 31st, 2018, 11:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help with cardboard tubes
Replies: 14
Views: 418

Re: Help with cardboard tubes

PVC pipe cut it to any length you want.
by Scott Watkins
December 30th, 2018, 3:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Elio Altare Barolo Brunate (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: TN: 2001 Elio Altare Barolo Brunate (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Dale thanks for the note! I have a couple of the 01's. And Mike we will have to get Paul and JF together so we can try them again!
by Scott Watkins
December 26th, 2018, 8:00 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Berserker favorites (Gonon, Rhys, Sandlands, Marcassin, etc.) for sale - 100% of proceeds go to Free Wheelchair Mission
Replies: 24
Views: 2259

Re: Berserker favorites (Gonon, Rhys, Sandlands, Marcassin, etc.) for sale - 100% of proceeds go to Free Wheelchair Miss

Donation made! Thanks for doing this Chris you are making a difference.

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by Scott Watkins
December 19th, 2018, 7:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1355
Views: 67376

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

ky1em!ttskus wrote:
December 19th, 2018, 6:50 pm
My wife picked up what Envoyer had for me today...



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And you're still alive, I call that a victory [wink.gif]
by Scott Watkins
December 14th, 2018, 8:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AG scores for Napa 2016 Part 1
Replies: 65
Views: 6186

Re: AG scores for Napa 2016 Part 1

NickRut wrote:
December 14th, 2018, 7:22 pm
Jim F wrote:
December 14th, 2018, 4:29 pm
Maybe more noteworthy is William&Mary getting a pair of 94’s. Congrats, Will.

Truly believe both of them are better than 94 but congrats to Will for the solid scores so early in the history of the label.
Agreed! I tried one of each and I just love them fwiw
by Scott Watkins
December 6th, 2018, 8:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wineberserkers LA Offline: 85-2004 Krug Edition
Replies: 13
Views: 1024

Re: Wineberserkers LA Offline: 85-2004 Krug Edition

Ugh it hurts me this thread [truce.gif] glad you guy's had a great time!
by Scott Watkins
November 30th, 2018, 9:37 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Krug Vertical Tasting: Longo Seafood, Rosemead CA 12-1-18
Replies: 107
Views: 3575

Re: Krug Vertical Tasting: Longo Seafood, Rosemead CA 12-1-18

Sadly I'm going to have to back out of this one I have to go out of town tomorrow morning and deal with some family issues ugh. But if anyone is around today or this evening I am happy to drop off my 2000 so you all can enjoy it tomorrow. Let me know. Just hate to miss this!
by Scott Watkins
November 28th, 2018, 7:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 101
Views: 2644

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

2014 Historic Vineyard Society Zinfandel Old Vine Pagani Vineyard This bottle was created for a great cause to help save historic vineyards, I bought it at a Falltacular auction to help Laura's House so it only seems fitting that it should be consumed to help someone in need. This bottle it would se...
by Scott Watkins
November 27th, 2018, 7:57 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Falltacular 2019--Saturday, 2/16/2019 @ My Place In The OC
Replies: 131
Views: 4809

Re: Falltacular 2019--Saturday, 2/16/2019 @ My Place In The OC

Ted Erfer wrote:
November 27th, 2018, 7:39 pm
That’s great. But I don’t see Mike Grammer’s name on the list😱
Say it ain't so! Wait?! I also don't see a certain grill master supreme Bruce Leiserowitz on the list [swoon.gif]
by Scott Watkins
November 26th, 2018, 7:17 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Krug Vertical Tasting: Longo Seafood, Rosemead CA 12-1-18
Replies: 107
Views: 3575

Re: Krug Vertical Tasting: Longo Seafood, Rosemead CA 12-1-18

Well I will bring a Chave for the red, it will either be something from the 80's, 90's or 2000's whatever I can find in the nightmare that is my cellar so if I can only find a 09 I don't want to hear any whining that it's too young hitsfan

And my bottle was bought 1 year after release locally fwiw.
by Scott Watkins
November 24th, 2018, 2:54 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: 2018 White Truffles
Replies: 35
Views: 2290

Re: 2018 White Truffles

Had this two ouncer a few nights back from Sabatinos and it was fantastic!
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by Scott Watkins
November 19th, 2018, 3:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Success with leaking corks, but sound wine?
Replies: 28
Views: 828

Re: Success with leaking corks, but sound wine?

Opened a Boulay SB a couple weeks ago with a leaking cork, the wine was brilliant. But if it was expensive I probably would not take a chance and return it if possible.

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