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by Scott Brunson
February 27th, 2021, 4:04 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Got a Hankering for a Wurst sampler?
Replies: 23
Views: 1606

Re: Got a Hankering for a Wurst sampler?

scamhi wrote: February 5th, 2021, 8:30 am https://shop.smokinggoose.com/ try these guys
That sausage sampler looks great.
by Scott Brunson
February 26th, 2021, 3:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Macdonald Waitlist
Replies: 60
Views: 9014

Re: Macdonald Waitlist

J a y H a c k wrote: February 25th, 2021, 8:44 pm By the way, here are some photos to drool over. pileon

It was a rainy day in early December with fog

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My pics are mid summer [cheers.gif]
The doggie is very cool.
by Scott Brunson
February 25th, 2021, 9:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Scarecrow Release
Replies: 121
Views: 13422

Re: 2018 Scarecrow Release

I’m in the last tranche of the release. If they sell out before I’m offered I wonder what this means for the next release. Me to, March 10th. I think they will have wine for us. Would be odd to tell us we are getting offered then not have any wine for us. Depends on how many people in 1st wave take...
by Scott Brunson
February 25th, 2021, 3:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Scarecrow Release
Replies: 121
Views: 13422

Re: 2018 Scarecrow Release

Ken Strauss wrote: February 24th, 2021, 6:47 pm
Bdklein wrote: February 24th, 2021, 4:48 pm
Ken Strauss wrote: February 24th, 2021, 4:00 pm I am glad I got my order in early!
Looks like this vintage will be a sellout.
Based on??
Commercial offers here.
Seems like high demand.
And no allocations offered on CC
by Scott Brunson
February 24th, 2021, 9:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Scarecrow Release
Replies: 121
Views: 13422

Re: 2018 Scarecrow Release

Took my 3 pks and left the big bottles on the table for other folks.
by Scott Brunson
February 23rd, 2021, 5:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sad news from Drinkward Peschon
Replies: 7
Views: 1439

Re: Sad news from Drinkward Peschon

Erin Di Costanzo wrote: February 23rd, 2021, 3:35 pm This is a heartbreak. Beautiful wine from two women I deeply admire. The damage from these fires is still so staggering.
All in, as always.
Great wines and great people
by Scott Brunson
February 22nd, 2021, 9:32 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: It's been too long! Pizza!
Replies: 1576
Views: 95095

Re: It's been too long! Pizza!

Mine is the Fyra, so wood pellets for me.
It is not a problem though—we love it.
by Scott Brunson
February 21st, 2021, 5:37 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: It's been too long! Pizza!
Replies: 1576
Views: 95095

Re: It's been too long! Pizza!

I’m starting to figure out the Ooni, although I should have refilled the hopper before pizza #3 (this one)
Garlic confit, shaved fennel, Cremini, Provolone, Mozzarella
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by Scott Brunson
February 16th, 2021, 3:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Scarecrow Release
Replies: 121
Views: 13422

Re: 2018 Scarecrow Release

Allocated 2 pks, 2 mags, and the hand etched thingy
Next Wed.
by Scott Brunson
February 15th, 2021, 1:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2 red Burgs
Replies: 11
Views: 1413

Re: TN: 2 red Burgs

Great notes
I adore 93s.
(Lots of 01s too)
by Scott Brunson
February 15th, 2021, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pairing with Rayas?
Replies: 24
Views: 1061

Re: Pairing with Rayas?

Provençal Lamb Daube
by Scott Brunson
February 14th, 2021, 4:36 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1872
Views: 104386

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Cedar plank salmon
Red chard, stems Sous vide, then sautéed with the greens.
Hedgehog mushrooms with crispy shallots
Orange balsamic glaze

(Hundred point wine [wink.gif] [cheers.gif] )

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by Scott Brunson
February 14th, 2021, 11:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Nicolas Joly Clos de la Coulée de Serrant
Replies: 23
Views: 1143

Re: Nicolas Joly Clos de la Coulée de Serrant

I love the wines when they are “on” but there is a lot of bottle variation.
I still have some from the late 90s and early 00s
by Scott Brunson
February 13th, 2021, 12:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Where and who to start with for GC white burgs?
Replies: 27
Views: 1589

Re: Where and who to start with for GC white burgs?

Don't forget Jadot's Corton Charlemagne, which is domaine and now under DIAM That's great news. I had completely given up on Jadot whites. Is the same true for all their whites? Jadot’s whites have been sneaky great for a few years now and they are under DIAM Even the Bourgogne Blanc has some chara...
by Scott Brunson
February 13th, 2021, 12:23 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Somebody Feed Phil
Replies: 35
Views: 1583

Re: Somebody Feed Phil

Can't stand it. How does someone with so little knowledge of food get a good show? Tried to watch the hawaii episode..."wow you use fresh fish! Amazing!" He was a producer for Everybody Loves Raymond. Steve, not just producer, he was the show's creator. You can really see a lot of Ray's c...
by Scott Brunson
February 13th, 2021, 9:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fu must have this wine service basket
Replies: 13
Views: 1065

Re: Fu must have this wine service basket

c fu wrote: February 13th, 2021, 9:06 am
Rodrigo B wrote: February 13th, 2021, 9:00 am I thought Charlie was the consigner of that lot?
to be fair it never made sense for me to have more than 3 of them
Do you say, “this old thing?” to admiring guests?
by Scott Brunson
February 13th, 2021, 8:04 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Stanley Tucci "Searching for Italy"
Replies: 54
Views: 2218

Re: Stanley Tucci "Searching for Italy"

Rick Bollig wrote: February 13th, 2021, 7:27 am I’m definitely looking forward to this.
My wife and I also
by Scott Brunson
February 11th, 2021, 3:11 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 700
Views: 47898

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Berserker Blend Chili Stew 965891E0-E0AC-456A-A1EA-8C4ABA9526A0.jpeg I did a meatloaf with a bag of Berserker blend, Cajun-spiced venison sausage and ground pork. Funny you should say this. I was thinking of using a burger blend to do a meatloaf as well this weekend. Have not used their burger blen...
by Scott Brunson
February 8th, 2021, 4:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Liminal Winery
Replies: 12
Views: 1252

Re: Liminal Winery

Alan Rath wrote: July 3rd, 2020, 3:53 pm I’m waiting for their second label: Subliminal
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by Scott Brunson
February 8th, 2021, 3:27 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 700
Views: 47898

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Brian Tuite wrote: January 31st, 2021, 7:00 pm Berserker Blend Chili Stew


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I did a meatloaf with a bag of Berserker blend, Cajun-spiced venison sausage and ground pork.
by Scott Brunson
February 6th, 2021, 7:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Can wines labeled Bourgogne Rouge be great?
Replies: 51
Views: 2944

Re: Can wines labeled Bourgogne Rouge be great?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote: February 4th, 2021, 6:00 am Barthod bons batons can be fantastic. Not sure about 04 Leroy
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Drank 17 on Thu
by Scott Brunson
February 6th, 2021, 6:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Sandlands Zinfandel
Replies: 24
Views: 1083

Re: TN: 2018 Sandlands Zinfandel

Thanks Tom.
Looks like it’s time for me to take a peak at mine.
by Scott Brunson
February 2nd, 2021, 6:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Dryuary (Dry January) 2021 Thread
Replies: 237
Views: 11281

Re: Official Dryuary (Dry January) 2021 Thread

We’ve decided to continue abstaining Sun-Wed.
Is it Thu yet?
by Scott Brunson
February 2nd, 2021, 6:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Value Wine Region for Great Wine?
Replies: 128
Views: 6379

Re: Best Value Wine Region for Great Wine?

Lots of 1er Cru Chablis fit the description.
by Scott Brunson
February 2nd, 2021, 3:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Schrader offer?
Replies: 38
Views: 3491

Re: Schrader offer?

Who owns the Schrader brand these days? Did they ever end up developing their own vineyards or just stick with buying contract fruit and outsourcing the winemaking to TRB? I believe Constellation Brands bought them last year or the year before. https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1...
by Scott Brunson
February 1st, 2021, 1:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jeb Dunnuck really loves 2018 Napa
Replies: 104
Views: 7564

Re: Jeb Dunnuck really loves 2018 Napa

The title could be changed to 'Jeb Dunnuck really loves ________ ' [snort.gif] Cheers! This I thought Jeb liked everything. Seriously? 30 perfect scores? It’s amazing how much better wine has become since the 70’s and 80’s. Can you imagine we used to drink that crap? Still do [wink.gif]
by Scott Brunson
January 31st, 2021, 11:57 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Cabot Vineyards- Something old, something new
Replies: 65
Views: 2715

Re: Cabot Vineyards- Something old, something new

Dave McIsaac wrote: January 31st, 2021, 10:04 am
J Bateman wrote: January 31st, 2021, 7:19 am Had the 2010 Humboldt Syrah last night and it was fantastic!
You are in for a treat with the rest of them!! [cheers.gif]
I got 2 pks—not sure how long they’ll last.
We like bacon.
by Scott Brunson
January 31st, 2021, 4:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Robb Report Praises 2011 Cali Cabs
Replies: 32
Views: 2049

Re: Robb Report Praises 2011 Cali Cabs

Steve Gautier wrote: January 31st, 2021, 4:52 am
Scott Brunson wrote: January 30th, 2021, 6:06 am 11 Continuum is great
Haven’t have one yet. Thoughts on how it shows best? Last time I looked at notes it seemed like it needed a lot of air.
Carissa came to Chas before the ‘Rona and did a vertical; I’m not sure how she prepped the wines. I’m still sitting on two of the 11s.
by Scott Brunson
January 30th, 2021, 5:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Ghislaine Barthod Bourgogne
Replies: 9
Views: 686

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Ghislaine Barthod Bourgogne

We had one a few weeks ago.
Time would improve but not sure I can stay away from them.
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by Scott Brunson
January 30th, 2021, 5:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jeb Dunnuck really loves 2018 Napa
Replies: 104
Views: 7564

Re: Jeb Dunnuck really loves 2018 Napa

larry schaffer wrote: January 30th, 2021, 4:28 pm The title could be changed to 'Jeb Dunnuck really loves ________ ' [snort.gif]


Cheers!
This
I thought Jeb liked everything.
Seriously?
30 perfect scores?
by Scott Brunson
January 30th, 2021, 2:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Robb Report Praises 2011 Cali Cabs
Replies: 32
Views: 2049

Re: Robb Report Praises 2011 Cali Cabs

2011 EMH crushed it last night with a cabbage and kielbasa soup. The edginess worked beautifully where a plusher rendition would have failed. I have been thinking of making that soup lately...will be sure to pull one of my own babies to go with it - sounds like the 2011 is in order. Thanks for your...
by Scott Brunson
January 30th, 2021, 10:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jim Anderson for President (Paul Gordon for VP)
Replies: 42
Views: 2047

Re: Jim Anderson for President (Paul Gordon for VP)

Jim Anderson wrote: January 28th, 2021, 6:05 pm Wait until the year when the whiskey project drops!
Waiting list? [wink.gif]
by Scott Brunson
January 30th, 2021, 6:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Robb Report Praises 2011 Cali Cabs
Replies: 32
Views: 2049

Re: Robb Report Praises 2011 Cali Cabs

11 Continuum is great
by Scott Brunson
January 30th, 2021, 6:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON NEW WB GROUP - MONOPOLE CRU
Replies: 95
Views: 6663

Re: IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON NEW WB GROUP - MONOPOLE CRU

Andrew K. wrote: January 28th, 2021, 7:34 pm
Todd F r e n c h wrote: January 28th, 2021, 7:33 pm
Andrew K. wrote: January 28th, 2021, 7:24 pm Next up is the Romanée-Conti Cru at $1000 a year.
when's the last time you bought Romanée-Conti?? $1000!?
Do I get a bottle with the subscription?
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by Scott Brunson
January 30th, 2021, 5:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WE NEED ANOTHER BERSERKERFEST!
Replies: 100
Views: 4405

Re: WE NEED ANOTHER BERSERKERFEST!

There is no food tastier than pit roasted pig. Any time after three weeks from now I'll be vaccination safe, and there is no wine in my cellar I wouldn't be willing to bring to such an event. I’m sure we can make this the Fyre Festival of wine! Maybe without the Instagram influencers unless some of...
by Scott Brunson
January 30th, 2021, 5:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Design your own Champagne glass
Replies: 49
Views: 2025

Re: Design your own Champagne glass

GGG
by Scott Brunson
January 30th, 2021, 5:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 12 - Offer feedback from the community
Replies: 207
Views: 8355

Re: BerserkerDay 12 - Offer feedback from the community

Michael Martin wrote: January 30th, 2021, 5:23 am I DO like the sampler case idea if it can be pulled off logistically. Someone has to act as the consolidator.
Brig has some free time [wink.gif] champagne.gif
by Scott Brunson
January 30th, 2021, 5:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 12 - Offer feedback from the community
Replies: 207
Views: 8355

Re: BerserkerDay 12 - Offer feedback from the community

Michael Martin wrote: January 29th, 2021, 8:53 pm I say let the chaos continue. Survival of the fittest. Too much uniformity is B O R I N G.
#keepberserkerdayweird
YES

I do think a group of newbies assembling a sampler case would be killer.
Then they could extend BD pricing for follow up orders.
by Scott Brunson
January 28th, 2021, 3:12 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)
Replies: 41
Views: 1448

Re: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)

Patrick T a y l o r wrote: January 13th, 2021, 10:02 am

Thin mints, just out of the freezer, then dipped in peanut butter, is also delicious.
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by Scott Brunson
January 27th, 2021, 5:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sandlands??
Replies: 297
Views: 24939

Re: Sandlands??

Rich Brown wrote: January 27th, 2021, 5:08 pm Went much lighter than normal as I have quite a bit of Sandlands that I need to start drinking. Ended up only snagging some Mission and Trousseau, so plenty left for those on the wait list

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I did the same but added a couple of Carignane.
by Scott Brunson
January 26th, 2021, 6:14 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: EXTENDED Vincent BD12 Offer - Oregon Wines
Replies: 55
Views: 2789

Re: Vincent BD12 Offer - Oregon Wines

These are fantastic wines.
We drink lots of them.
by Scott Brunson
January 26th, 2021, 6:01 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: *** EXTENDED *** VELETA WINES - Berserker Day 12 Deals
Replies: 77
Views: 2482

Re: VELETA WINES - Berserker Day 12 Deals

Def in for 05 Cab and Vijiriega. [cheers.gif]

Easiest buy every year (after oil and fishies)
by Scott Brunson
January 26th, 2021, 2:56 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: *Flannery Beef* Back Again!
Replies: 226
Views: 11406

Re: *Flannery Beef* Back Again!

Website wouldn’t let me login so I just checked out as guest (no worries)
Strips
Hangers
Kali
Berserker blend


I already have plenty in the freezer but I just caint say no [wink.gif]
by Scott Brunson
January 26th, 2021, 2:32 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: *** EXTENDED *** VELETA GOURMETS BD12 DEALS!!
Replies: 160
Views: 4725

Re: Veleta Gourmets BD12 DEALS!!

WHEW!!

We ate our last can of sardines Sunday.
The oil supply is low too!
flirtysmile
by Scott Brunson
January 26th, 2021, 2:25 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: *Flannery Beef* Back Again!
Replies: 226
Views: 11406

Re: *Flannery Beef* Back Again!

Brian Tuite wrote: January 26th, 2021, 2:08 pm
Scott Brunson wrote: January 26th, 2021, 1:56 pm Working on a cart but site won’t let me log in
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It gives that message on every page. You’re probably logged in.
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