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by Scott Watkins
February 12th, 2019, 8:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: L.A. Times Fast Food French Fry Rankings
Replies: 18
Views: 528

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: 1614

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: 1614

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: 1216
Views: 55167

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: 1122

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: 1241

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: 962

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: 2246

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: 2246

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: 711

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: 2242

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: 3192

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: 2983

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: 2983

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: 312

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: 552

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: 3192

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: 395

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: 257

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: 2187

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.

You have donated

$165.12
with fees included to
Free Wheelchair Mission

Charged Amount

$165.12


Donation Date

12/26/2018


Donation Number


16568323
by Scott Watkins
December 19th, 2018, 7:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1199
Views: 59788

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: 5976

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: 999

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: 3082

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: 2458

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: 123
Views: 3762

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: 3082

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: 2190

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: 766

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.
by Scott Watkins
November 17th, 2018, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 1 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Empty My Wallet, Help Me Support Laura's House
Replies: 192
Views: 4919

Re: Week 1 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Empty My Wallet, Help Me Support Laura's House

O.k Frank beauty and the beasts if you will. Daughter just home from college wanted to join the party. 2015 Biggio Hamina Cellars Pinot Noir Holmes Gap Vineyard, damn Todd makes really good wines. Bright cherry and strawberry and a bit of mineral/earth on the attack. A silky mid palate that leads to...
by Scott Watkins
November 17th, 2018, 3:39 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Falltacular 2019--Saturday, 2/16/2019 @ My Place In The OC
Replies: 123
Views: 3762

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

What Brian said and thank you Frank for all you do [cheers.gif]
by Scott Watkins
November 14th, 2018, 9:02 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: 2187

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

Great stuff guys and great really nice Chris! I don't really have any room for more wine either so I will also donate the $5 per bottle even if you can't sell it all Chris and double it if you do. And Mike hope to see you and Dana soon.
by Scott Watkins
November 14th, 2018, 4:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 10187
Views: 451033

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Neal.Mollen wrote:
November 14th, 2018, 4:27 pm
Scott Fitzgerald wrote:
November 14th, 2018, 4:24 pm
Neal.Mollen wrote:
November 14th, 2018, 4:21 pm


You poor thing
I have to admit, I'm a little scared. I've never seen so many tempting email offers in such a short period of time.
It is VERY easy to get carried away
Ha! yes you poor thing your wallet is dead and you don't even know it [cheers.gif]
by Scott Watkins
November 14th, 2018, 1:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: It's time for the first (and hopefully annual) Berserker of the Year Award!!!
Replies: 108
Views: 3456

Re: It's time for the first (and hopefully annual) Berserker of the Year Award!!!

BOTY pssh the man deserves a Pulitzer, can we get that in his signature at least?
by Scott Watkins
November 10th, 2018, 12:34 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Karl K
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Re: Karl K

Excellent seller! Buy with confidence.
by Scott Watkins
November 8th, 2018, 9:47 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Krug Vertical Tasting: Longo Seafood, Rosemead CA 12-1-18
Replies: 107
Views: 3082

Re: Krug Vertical Tasting: LA area 12-1-18

Well I'm still in for the 1st.
by Scott Watkins
November 7th, 2018, 6:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Excellent customer service from Bedrock
Replies: 3
Views: 410

Re: Excellent customer service from Bedrock

Meh this is not news this is what they do all the time [cheers.gif]
by Scott Watkins
November 6th, 2018, 8:01 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Falltacular 2018--Saturday, 2/17/2018 @ My Place In The OC
Replies: 86
Views: 4065

Re: Falltacular 2018--Saturday, 2/17/2018 @ My Place In The OC

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
November 6th, 2018, 7:50 pm
L e o F r o k i c wrote:
November 6th, 2018, 6:07 pm
c fu wrote:
November 6th, 2018, 1:58 pm


if my playground was 75 miles away yes.
According to google maps it's 1041 miles from me :-)
Exactly
Well in Charlie's defense that 75 miles in LA traffic probably takes longer to arrive than a 1000 mile flight [wink.gif]
by Scott Watkins
November 6th, 2018, 5:22 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Krug Vertical Tasting: Longo Seafood, Rosemead CA 12-1-18
Replies: 107
Views: 3082

Re: Krug Vertical Tasting: LA area

I am pretty sure I can do Dec 1 the 8th is possible.
by Scott Watkins
November 5th, 2018, 8:14 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Krug Vertical Tasting: Longo Seafood, Rosemead CA 12-1-18
Replies: 107
Views: 3082

Re: Krug Vertical Tasting: LA area

c fu wrote:
November 5th, 2018, 6:42 pm
12/29 or 1/5 or 1/19? All saturday
01/05 and 19 work for me, and Charlie don't forget my beer you can keep the glasses [highfive.gif]
by Scott Watkins
November 5th, 2018, 3:24 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Krug Vertical Tasting: Longo Seafood, Rosemead CA 12-1-18
Replies: 107
Views: 3082

Re: Krug Vertical Tasting: LA area

Krug in Los Angeles [wow.gif] I could bring a 2000 or 2004. A Friday or Saturday would work best for me.
by Scott Watkins
October 26th, 2018, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 10187
Views: 451033

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2017 Jean-Louis Dutraive Saint-Amour Clos du Chapitre
by Scott Watkins
October 22nd, 2018, 10:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Was The Single Greatest 1970s CA Wine?
Replies: 121
Views: 3769

Re: What Was The Single Greatest 1970s CA Wine?

https://i.imgur.com/jZzGCPzm.jpg I was lucky enough to have these two bottles a couple of months ago which were dug out of a passive cellar and were spectacular. But I will tell you the 82 Stony hill Gewurztraminer I thought about for days afterward, a stunning wine. https://i.imgur.com/rdZXiACm.jp...

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