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by JYoung
April 2nd, 2020, 9:13 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Cocktail glasses
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: Cocktail glasses

I really like all fhe cocktail glasses from Urbanbar (including the Nick & Noras). Fun designs and they feel elegant in the hand: https://www.urbanbar.us/product-category/glassware/
by JYoung
March 8th, 2020, 10:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Rhys/Aeris release - Stunning Customer Appreciation
Replies: 58
Views: 2767

Re: New Rhys/Aeris release - Stunning Customer Appreciation

I've purchased two rounds of Aeris (I think that's all of them?), and did not get this, interesting. I guess that leaves me a little less stunned by the customer service haha. I hope I get a chance to try the wines.
by JYoung
February 4th, 2020, 1:56 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14594

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote:
February 4th, 2020, 1:08 pm
Can someone tell me how to use the Tracking Number? Can't seem to track it in Amazon because I didn't place the Order through Amazon.
Stick your tracking number (from the email) on the end of this: https://track.amazon.com/tracking/
by JYoung
January 23rd, 2020, 9:00 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: DT Seattle
Replies: 7
Views: 1290

Re: DT Seattle

Definitely check out Canon for whisky - pricey, but can’t beat the selection.
by JYoung
December 18th, 2019, 5:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 The Third Twin offer is out
Replies: 51
Views: 5923

Re: 2016 The Third Twin offer is out

champagne.gif I just got an email offering me leftovers from this offer, and am trying to figure out whether it's worth the cost. Any TNs or personal experiences with the prior releases? I enjoy big/flavorful wines, but some of the Cellartracker notes make these seem like they may end up being disj...
by JYoung
December 18th, 2019, 3:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 The Third Twin offer is out
Replies: 51
Views: 5923

Re: 2016 The Third Twin offer is out

I just got an email offering me leftovers from this offer, and am trying to figure out whether it's worth the cost. Any TNs or personal experiences with the prior releases? I enjoy big/flavorful wines, but some of the Cellartracker notes make these seem like they may end up being disjointed monsters...
by JYoung
December 13th, 2019, 5:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping Question- Who is accountable to troubleshoot?
Replies: 36
Views: 1480

Re: Shipping Question- Who is accountable to troubleshoot?

I'm in Seattle and have some wine that's been stuck in Troutdale since Sunday as well. From what I've found online, FedEx is extremely backed up right now and our packages are likely just sitting in a trailer that they haven't gotten to yet – other ones are prioritized above ours. The trailers with...
by JYoung
November 20th, 2019, 8:55 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Homemade pasta...tips for making it a day ahead?
Replies: 6
Views: 1217

Re: Homemade pasta...tips for making it a day ahead?

I've found that freezing it for a short period doesn't hurt too much. I flour it liberally, then just stick it in the freezer on a sheet. Once it's frozen i'll pull it out, stuff it in a freezer bag, and put it back in.
by JYoung
October 3rd, 2019, 7:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 421
Views: 25834

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Ethan Abraham wrote:
October 3rd, 2019, 7:56 am
They've confirmed the timing will not be in the middle of the night!
Did this go out in an email? I got the first email, but never any follow up about a change to the timing.
by JYoung
July 30th, 2019, 9:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl
Replies: 174
Views: 22643

Re: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl

Looks like I missed out... saw the email 7 minutes after it was sent, and it already says 'sold out' on the site.
by JYoung
June 19th, 2019, 3:09 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: All Clad VIP Sale extra discounts
Replies: 30
Views: 5042

Re: All Clad VIP Sale extra discounts

Some bad reviews out there. Anybody have experience ordering from them? I bought a saucepan a few months ago from them. No problems whatsoever. Shipping is a little slow but worth the wait. I've bought from them several times now, no problems at all. As Poppy says, shipping might take a few days to...
by JYoung
February 22nd, 2019, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Questions
Replies: 107
Views: 12142

Re: SQN Questions

Got my first offer this go around (super excited), signed up 8/2010 for reference This gives me hope! I signed up in March 2011. It's so interesting that I signed up nearly a year earlier than you (9/2009), and am also getting my first offer this go around. I wonder why a whole year worth of waitli...
by JYoung
February 20th, 2019, 6:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer
Replies: 84
Views: 8177

Re: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer

This was my first offer after a 9 + year wait. Excited to finally be On the list! There was a disclaimer that I’m being told is new.. “The ordering period will remain open until Wednesday, March 6, 2019 or as quantities allow. We anticipate that some of the wines may sell out prior to the conclusio...
by JYoung
February 12th, 2019, 12:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines Wine Release
Replies: 6
Views: 415

Re: Desire Lines Wine Release

I grabbed my six Riesling, we drank through last year's bottles really quickly in our house!
by JYoung
February 12th, 2019, 11:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date
Replies: 138
Views: 11257

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date

Email just arrived - “Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date We are pleased to announce that Bedrock's Spring Release will go live next Tuesday, February 19th. New sign-ups who have not purchased previously will receive the wait list offer on Tuesday, February 26th. The lineup for the Spring...
by JYoung
February 6th, 2019, 4:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone else get an email from SQN last week?
Replies: 14
Views: 1089

Re: Anyone else get an email from SQN last week?

I got one too, and I signed up Sept 2009. After I replied that I was still interested, Amber said that they'll be in touch again in mid-February with the current offer. Weird for the waiting to be almost over, I didn't ever expect it to end...
by JYoung
January 24th, 2019, 1:44 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Flannery - extended aging question.
Replies: 23
Views: 976

Re: Flannery - extended aging question.

I'd be really interested in answers to this too... I was really close to pulling the trigger on those for BDiX, but couldn't quite justify it to myself. Kind of hoping for a second chance this year.
by JYoung
August 23rd, 2018, 7:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 308
Views: 23645

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

David Glasser wrote:
August 23rd, 2018, 7:19 pm
Just started seeing an ad at the top of every thread this evening. I'm GCC, signed in. Is this a feature or a bug?
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Me too. An addiction treatment center ad for me... I guess the site is trying to tell me something...
by JYoung
July 28th, 2018, 1:51 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: short visit to Seattle in August - need restaurant recommendations
Replies: 7
Views: 380

short visit to Seattle in August - need restaurant recommendations

Junebaby is excellent... everything I've had there is great, but I particularly recommend the fried pig's ears (starter). I haven't been since they've gotten all of the press, but do usually see a short line outside whenever I drive by. I've heard the strategy is to go early, and grab a cocktail at ...
by JYoung
July 27th, 2018, 9:22 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: short visit to Seattle in August - need restaurant recommendations
Replies: 7
Views: 380

short visit to Seattle in August - need restaurant recommendations

If you like cocktails, go to Canon! The food there is also great.
by JYoung
May 26th, 2018, 7:40 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 539
Views: 47529

The Cocktail Thread

Not sure what I am doing wrong here with my Caipirinha recipe. Keeps being too strong and sour? Could it be the Cachaca brand or am I missing a step? Had a really good one for lunch yesterday at a Latin restaurant but for $9 a glass for such a simple cocktail was nuts IMHO. Old fashioned glass Half...
by JYoung
February 10th, 2018, 12:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Bedrock Winter Release
Replies: 90
Views: 8287

2018 Bedrock Winter Release - Paging Mr Morgan Twain Peterson

Out of curiosity, will we ever see the Abrente Albarino again? Or is that project over? It was just getting to be too much to manage and there were others things I wanted to focus on. Michael and I had an amicable parting of ways on the project and he will continue to make the Albo and Godello unde...
by JYoung
February 10th, 2018, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Bedrock Winter Release
Replies: 90
Views: 8287

2018 Bedrock Winter Release - Paging Mr Morgan Twain Peterson

Out of curiosity, will we ever see the Abrente Albarino again? Or is that project over?
by JYoung
February 6th, 2018, 10:20 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Need Seattle Restaurant Recommendations
Replies: 12
Views: 770

Need Seattle Restaurant Recommendations

P. Willenberg wrote:what's your budget? you could buy out Canon.
+1
by JYoung
February 3rd, 2018, 12:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Columbus, OH
Replies: 16
Views: 907

Columbus, OH

It seems like Skyline is the obvious answer to this thread
by JYoung
January 31st, 2018, 3:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Email
Replies: 100
Views: 8852

SQN Email

Interesting that folks that signed up in 2012 have gotten this email. I signed up in 2009, and have never gotten anything like this... just the regular 'no soup for you' email.
by JYoung
January 27th, 2018, 4:40 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: VELETA Gourmet BDIX - FREE SHIPPING - EXTENDED
Replies: 89
Views: 6239

VELETA Gourmet BDIX - FREE SHIPPING & RAFFLE

Sherry vinegar, sardines, and paprika for me!
by JYoung
October 18th, 2017, 11:37 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Seattle Restaurants Recommendation
Replies: 74
Views: 5500

Seattle Restaurants Recommendation

Note also that you're here during Seattle Restaurant Week, which can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on your perspective. Here's a list of participating restaurants and their menus: https://srw.seattletimes.com/
by JYoung
October 16th, 2017, 1:20 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Seattle Restaurants Recommendation
Replies: 74
Views: 5500

Seattle Restaurants Recommendation

If your priority is food over ambiance, I don't think there's a much better lunch spot than Il Corvo: http://ilcorvopasta.com/ . They do 3 different homemade pastas every day, plus some other random stuff. The pasta is incredible every time, in my experience. The downside is that it's a pretty small...
by JYoung
September 17th, 2017, 9:19 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Anybody make milk punch?
Replies: 8
Views: 771

Anybody make milk punch?

I've made it before, its very tasty but a pretty time intensive process. I think I posted about it a long time ago on here, maybe... I'll try to look it up when I'm not on the road.
by JYoung
July 27th, 2017, 12:56 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Seattle Cocktail Bars
Replies: 12
Views: 934

Seattle Cocktail Bars

Sadly, Spur closed early last year. I really enjoyed how they did cocktail pairings with their tasting menu.

I'd add a handful of others in Ballard, especially Sexton. For tiki, I prefer Hotel Albatross to Navy Strength.
by JYoung
July 26th, 2017, 2:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seattle Food & Wine Recommendations! (Updated with Highlights)
Replies: 82
Views: 4737

Seattle Food & Wine Recommendations!

My wife and I are going out to Lark (Capitol Hill) next weekend, and plan to grab drinks at Canon and walk to the restaurant (Canon, thanks to this thread). Lark has been around quite a while and is always great. be aware it can be near impossible to park near Canon and you might have an hour wait....
by JYoung
July 18th, 2017, 1:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seattle Food & Wine Recommendations! (Updated with Highlights)
Replies: 82
Views: 4737

Seattle Food & Wine Recommendations!

If you're ever in search for good cocktail in downtown Seattle, here are a few near-by's: Canon - not only is this one of the best cocktail bars in Seattle, it also features the largest whisk(e)y collection in the Western hemisphere, with whiskeys going back to 1800's... they cost 1800's too... Zig...
by JYoung
February 21st, 2017, 4:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock New Website - order history
Replies: 56
Views: 4090

Bedrock New Website - order history

Morgan reached out to me earlier today regarding the issue. Bedrock is a real customer centric operation. Love supporting these guys. Cool. I wasn't too worried, they always fix any problems I've ever had! On closer inspection, it looks like maybe my email wasn't migrated to the new system... I can...
by JYoung
February 21st, 2017, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock New Website - order history
Replies: 56
Views: 4090

Bedrock New Website - order history

Morgan reached out to me earlier today regarding the issue. Bedrock is a real customer centric operation. Love supporting these guys. Cool. I wasn't too worried, they always fix any problems I've ever had! On closer inspection, it looks like maybe my email wasn't migrated to the new system... I can...
by JYoung
February 21st, 2017, 3:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock New Website - order history
Replies: 56
Views: 4090

Bedrock New Website - order history

Great remake on the website. My history is scrambled also. Happens when info is moved from one system to another. No big deal. Just have to create more history from here out. [cheers.gif] BTW allocations are live. Woah, that's weird... I never even got a save the date, and no allocation when I log ...
by JYoung
May 10th, 2016, 6:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Once & Future Wine
Replies: 300
Views: 20180

Once & Future Wine

Michael Martin wrote:
JYoung wrote:Mine shipped, I got an email from Kismet Wine Inc yesterday, which I assume is the shipper.
Me too.
VinFillment is the shipper. Kismet is another Morgan project. I am sure they are just using that account to ship under.
Wow, I just can't keep up with Morgan, so many projects going on!
by JYoung
May 10th, 2016, 3:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Once & Future Wine
Replies: 300
Views: 20180

Once & Future Wine

Mine shipped, I got an email from Kismet Wine Inc yesterday, which I assume is the shipper.
by JYoung
May 7th, 2016, 2:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What you drinking for Derby
Replies: 13
Views: 428

What you drinking for Derby

Mint juleps... I didn't realize there were other options for this event!
by JYoung
April 12th, 2016, 6:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Once & Future Wine
Replies: 300
Views: 20180

Once & Future Wine

DavidZ wrote:AMEX had a conniption about these charges - froze both the cards I tried to use.
Ha, for me too! Have been getting calls from them all day, even after saying the charge was intentional
by JYoung
February 17th, 2016, 10:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Spring Release?
Replies: 141
Views: 12470

Bedrock Spring Release?

Dennis Ruhl wrote:Sounds great as usual.

Very interested to get the scoop on the Ancient Vine Syrah.

-Dennis
+1
by JYoung
February 10th, 2016, 3:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Spring Release?
Replies: 141
Views: 12470

Bedrock Spring Release?

Just got the save the date... Feb. 23!
by JYoung
February 4th, 2016, 12:22 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Laphroaig 18 being discontinued.
Replies: 4
Views: 896

Laphroaig 18 being discontinued.

This is relatively old news, isn't it? I remember hearing this early last year (2015), unless I'm mistaken.

Regardless, it is sad, I quite like the 18.
by JYoung
January 31st, 2016, 2:01 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Going full retard - the most complicated food you've made
Replies: 43
Views: 2621

the most complicated food you've made

I made a turduckenail (quail inside a chicken inside a duck inside a turkey, all pasted together with sausage stuffing) once... not an easy thing to do, but it sure was impressive for guests! Of course, nothing beats the Cthurken: http://www.neatorama.com/neatolicious/2013/12/16/Turducken-No-Thanks-...
by JYoung
December 16th, 2015, 1:47 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Scotch Experts...
Replies: 9
Views: 838

Scotch Experts...

Lagavulin distillers edition is one of my favorites... I absolutely love the hint of sweetness that the PX cask gives to Islay smoke.

What's up with the price of Laphroaig 10 on that list? $550?!?
by JYoung
December 14th, 2015, 5:36 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: A personal flannery fest
Replies: 8
Views: 709

A personal flannery fest

Guys, I think you're missing the point... If he solves the problem, he might not get to gorge on an obscene amount of beef tonight...
by JYoung
November 30th, 2015, 6:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Schrader caution
Replies: 253
Views: 22710

Schrader caution

Sadly, I might be priced out this year. Not only am I grappling with the $50 increase, but it appears that I've graduated from a 4 pack to a 6 pack... So, in the end, I'd be paying over $600 more, which kills my budget. Sad, as I've really enjoyed the few bottles I've tried so far. I have the same ...
by JYoung
November 30th, 2015, 1:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Schrader caution
Replies: 253
Views: 22710

Schrader caution

Sadly, I might be priced out this year. Not only am I grappling with the $50 increase, but it appears that I've graduated from a 4 pack to a 6 pack... So, in the end, I'd be paying over $600 more, which kills my budget. Sad, as I've really enjoyed the few bottles I've tried so far.

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