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by ERPark
March 27th, 2020, 8:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Social Meet and Tasting #6 & #7 - TONIGHT (TWO SESSIONS, TWO TIMES)
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Re: Berserkers Video Social Meet and Tasting #6 & #7 - TONIGHT (TWO SESSIONS, TWO TIMES)

More folks from non-Pacific time zones on here right now. Where da West Coast (besides Todd and me) WBers at???
by ERPark
March 27th, 2020, 7:57 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Hey my business is in the shitter so I'm selling some cool stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 714

Re: Hey my business is in the shitter so I'm selling some cool stuff

No need to apologize IMO. You’re offering up some really nice bottles at a price below W-S (free version) global low price. Keep ‘em coming!
by ERPark
March 26th, 2020, 9:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Berserkers Video Social/Tasting - TONIGHT 3/25 @5:30 PM PDT/8:30 PM EDT
Replies: 25
Views: 567

Re: Wine Berserkers Video Social/Tasting - TONIGHT 3/25 @5:30 PM PDT/8:30 PM EDT

No coincidence IMO that the highest attended event was when a certain cheesehead host celebrating his birthday was mostly not there. J/K Todd! Hope you had a great bday dinner with those Flannerys and the 2000 Leoville Poyferré! Big thanks to Erin for attending, and providing some nice and insightf...
by ERPark
March 26th, 2020, 5:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Berserkers Video Social/Tasting - TONIGHT 3/25 @5:30 PM PDT/8:30 PM EDT
Replies: 25
Views: 567

Re: Wine Berserkers Video Social/Tasting - TONIGHT 3/25 @5:30 PM PDT/8:30 PM EDT

No coincidence IMO that the highest attended event was when a certain cheesehead host celebrating his birthday was mostly not there. J/K Todd! Hope you had a great bday dinner with those Flannerys and the 2000 Leoville Poyferré! Big thanks to Erin for attending, and providing some nice and insightfu...
by ERPark
March 25th, 2020, 4:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Berserkers Video Social/Tasting - TONIGHT 3/25 @5:30 PM PDT/8:30 PM EDT
Replies: 25
Views: 567

Re: Wine Berserkers Video Social/Tasting - TONIGHT 3/25 @5:30 PM PDT/8:30 PM EDT

Please pause on sharing your video if you’re going to the restroom (see second vid down): https://mobile.twitter.com/joshuaray/status/1242528661179260928?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1242528661179260928&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftheslot.jezebel.com%2Fajax%2Finset%2Fiframe%3Fid%3D...
by ERPark
March 22nd, 2020, 10:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting - Part 3 - March 20 @5pm PDT/8pm EDT (Theme - Champagne and US Rhone)
Replies: 50
Views: 1509

Re: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting - Part 3 - March 20 @5pm PDT/8pm EDT (Theme - Champagne and US Rhone)

Central FL Charlie's daughter has some good taste. Can't say I know any college kids who can say their favorite Burgundy is Gevry-Chambertin [rofl.gif] For Monday, can we do a BDXI theme? Just picked up my shipments from Goodfellow and DiCostanzo, would love an excuse to open these :) Yess! LOL. Ev...
by ERPark
March 20th, 2020, 4:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting - Part 3 - March 20 @5pm PDT/8pm EDT (Theme - Champagne and US Rhone)
Replies: 50
Views: 1509

Re: Berserkers Video Social Meet/Tasting - Part 3 - March 20 @5pm PDT/8pm EDT (Theme - Champagne and US Rhone)

Wifey loved the Paillard Rose bubbly from last night. Much to her chagrin, I will grab something different from the fridge or cellar.

Unfortunately, can only be on for 15 mins, as I have to go pick her up from the hospital she works at.
by ERPark
March 20th, 2020, 3:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1119

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
March 20th, 2020, 11:59 am
So just to be clear, are we doing 4:30 PDT? 5:30 PDT?
Also, do we have a theme? If champers, I need to put some in the freezer stat!
by ERPark
March 20th, 2020, 3:39 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3580
Views: 198251

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Had a pour of 2019 Old Forester Birthday with another forumite. I’m giving up on it. This is the 3rd different bottle of the 2019 I’ve tried, and it just doesn’t do it for me. It’s missing the richer and smoother profile that the 2018 version had/has. Ah well....... I appreciate this post. I had a ...
by ERPark
March 20th, 2020, 8:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1119

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

Brian Tuite wrote:
March 19th, 2020, 9:24 pm
If I swipe right do we have to hook up? newhere
To paraphrase the movie “Fight Club”......the first rule of WB Virtual Offline is......
by ERPark
March 19th, 2020, 8:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1119

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

My iPad only showed 4 tiles, as well.
by ERPark
March 19th, 2020, 6:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1947 Chateau Malescot St -Exupery (Margaux, Bordeaux, France). RIP Michael Broadbent.
Replies: 13
Views: 710

Re: 1947 Chateau Malescot St -Exupery (Margaux, Bordeaux, France). RIP Michael Broadbent.

Early frontrunner for PotY. Awesome tribute to an industry giant, Nicos!
by ERPark
March 19th, 2020, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1119

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

That was pretty fun! Highly recommend more folks join the next one.......👍
by ERPark
March 19th, 2020, 3:45 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3580
Views: 198251

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Bourbon blend dusty haul today.......

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by ERPark
March 19th, 2020, 3:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT
Replies: 59
Views: 1119

Re: NEW TIME: Video Offline #2! Thur Mar 19, 5:30 pm PDT/8:30pm EDT

Fun idea! I may have to crash the virtual party. Scored some 750s of NV Bruno Paillard Premiere Cuvée Brut Rose Dom Costco that I haven’t dug into yet. Sounds as good a time as any to pop some bubbly......

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by ERPark
March 15th, 2020, 4:59 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL March 24 Postponed
Replies: 162
Views: 3670

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL March 9 and 24

Even if we did a “virtual offline”, Jorge still wouldn’t get his pork chop in a timely manner......
by ERPark
March 15th, 2020, 7:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Harlan Estate- Da Vinci Card
Replies: 4
Views: 476

Re: Harlan Estate- Da Vinci Card

The folks at Harlan periodically send out similar type missives to folks that are active on their mailing lists. The days of waiting awhile for an offer are long gone. OP should be surprised if he doesn’t receive an allocation offer the next time it rolls around.
by ERPark
March 14th, 2020, 9:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Living alone with a wine cellar: a small anecdote
Replies: 14
Views: 2141

Re: Living alone with a wine cellar: a small anecdote

Alan Rath wrote:
March 13th, 2020, 9:59 pm
And now you’ve all experienced what it’s like to sit next to Jorge ANYWHERE.
FIFY

neener
by ERPark
March 14th, 2020, 5:40 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3580
Views: 198251

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Had a pour of 2019 Old Forester Birthday with another forumite. I’m giving up on it. This is the 3rd different bottle of the 2019 I’ve tried, and it just doesn’t do it for me. It’s missing the richer and smoother profile that the 2018 version had/has. Ah well.......
by ERPark
March 13th, 2020, 9:10 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL March 24 Postponed
Replies: 162
Views: 3670

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL March 9 and 24

I agree that restaurants need support. Went out last night in the City, and several normally bustling places were noticeably less busy.
by ERPark
March 11th, 2020, 4:03 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL March 24 Postponed
Replies: 162
Views: 3670

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL March 9 and 24

Alan Rath wrote:
March 10th, 2020, 5:22 pm
Lawrence, here’s a picture of all the bottles, pretty eclectic mix! Amazingly, there was only one burg.

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I recognize all these knuckleheads......I mean forumites!

Looks like a fun and eclectic lineup. Anything in particular stand out?
by ERPark
March 6th, 2020, 6:54 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3580
Views: 198251

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Was visiting a customer today and one of the brewers unexpectedly gave me a small glass of bourbon...turns out, it was from a bottle of Old Grand Dad from 1962 that he scored at an estate sale - holy crap was it amazing!! Last thing I was expecting today, can still taste it... I have literally no e...
by ERPark
March 6th, 2020, 12:11 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Sold
Replies: 7
Views: 593

Re: FS: 2002 Cristal Rose

Ed Gonzales wrote:
March 6th, 2020, 11:58 am
we've partied together how many times now and you've never served this? soo disappointing.

i take it back. charlie is the best looking of all the cousins/family.
What??!!?? Chuckles isn’t even the best looking sibling in his own family. Just ask his brother......
by ERPark
March 5th, 2020, 8:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which California Mailing Lists are “Worth it?”
Replies: 88
Views: 6471

Re: Which California Mailing Lists are “Worth it?”

Surprised at no mention of Greer. Though I’m not sure if there’s a waiting list for it or not.......
by ERPark
March 3rd, 2020, 10:21 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL March 24 Postponed
Replies: 162
Views: 3670

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL March 9 and 24

I could do the 24th. 9th not so sure, and it sounds like it’s at capacity anyways.
by ERPark
February 29th, 2020, 4:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Guest etiquette: Wine glasses
Replies: 91
Views: 3898

Re: Guest etiquette: Wine glasses

You’re staying home citing Coronavirus concerns?


newhere
by ERPark
February 25th, 2020, 9:35 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL March 24 Postponed
Replies: 162
Views: 3670

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL March 9 and 23

Gintei is closed on Mondays. LMK if Yuzu is the choice for Tuesday, March 24th.
by ERPark
February 24th, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What’s the most egregious thing you have seen done while serving wine?
Replies: 106
Views: 5632

Re: What’s the most egregious thing you have seen done while serving wine?

Surprised no one has mentioned the guy (known to quite a few people here) who took his prized bottle of ’61 Cheval Blanc to a burger joint, and drank it from a styrofoam cup....... [snort.gif] On a personal note, I had brought a bottle of Dom to a hosted company event attended by my asst who come in...
by ERPark
February 18th, 2020, 7:48 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Burt Williams dinner, SF Peninsula Divino Restaurant, Feb 26
Replies: 134
Views: 4622

Re: See first post for who brings what: Burt Williams dinner, SF Peninsula Divino Restaurant, Feb 26

Been out of town, so apologies for the tardiness. I’ll have a ‘97 Dehlinger RRV in hand, with some champers as a backup.
by ERPark
February 12th, 2020, 6:51 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Re: FS: Sold

Needs visuals!



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by ERPark
February 12th, 2020, 2:36 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16535
Views: 435330

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Tried out the 2020 Pliny the Younger this past Sunday. While this year’s version was less turbocharged than the previous couple releases (and thus better), it still doesn’t come close to how good PtY was pre-2017 before they added the additional hop types into the recipe. Still enjoyed my full allot...
by ERPark
February 12th, 2020, 2:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1828
Views: 229448

Re: Official Costco Thread

Frederico L e e wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 2:15 pm
ERPark wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 8:23 pm
B. Buzzini wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 7:24 pm


I’m waiting for the $187.97 2008 Cristal! [beg.gif]
It’s good to have dreams!!! [drinkers.gif]
That dream came true to me. I bought it at $189 but I was in Calgary in Canada (paid CAD 250). Now it's sold out though.
Canada doesn’t count!

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by ERPark
February 12th, 2020, 10:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Short Ribs
Replies: 31
Views: 1393

Re: Short Ribs

If boneless, I've done American Wagyu short ribs on my Traeger for several hours (longer isn’t a problem), then seared on all sides in a hot cast iron. My family loves this prep, but we tend to like things more beefy and iron-y than most......
by ERPark
February 11th, 2020, 8:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1828
Views: 229448

Re: Official Costco Thread

B. Buzzini wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 7:24 pm
ERPark wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 6:31 pm
Did someone say bubbly?

2005 Lanson brut marked down to $39.97...... champagne.gif
I’m waiting for the $187.97 2008 Cristal! [beg.gif]
It’s good to have dreams!!! [drinkers.gif]
by ERPark
February 11th, 2020, 6:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1828
Views: 229448

Re: Official Costco Thread

Did someone say bubbly?

2005 Lanson brut marked down to $39.97...... champagne.gif
by ERPark
February 10th, 2020, 8:22 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3580
Views: 198251

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Had the last two pours of 2019 Old Forester Birthday. While solid, the 2018 OFBB was much more to my liking. Then tried to get an Elmer T Lee. Was informed that they only had the ETL 100th bottle, and it was $30 for a pour. Of course I had to give it a whirl, and glad I did. While I wouldn’t drop th...
by ERPark
February 9th, 2020, 8:34 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3580
Views: 198251

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Colonel EH Taylor Small Batch for $35.99 is a great price.

1792 Full Proof has seen increased demand due to acclaim from a certain critic/influencer.
by ERPark
February 3rd, 2020, 3:59 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Italian Cold Cut Sandwich
Replies: 33
Views: 1715

Re: The Italian Cold Cut Sandwich

Hopefully that’s some form of pesto, and not 🥑
by ERPark
February 1st, 2020, 6:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2104
Views: 181085

Re: Steak Porn

Prime grade ribeye which a good portion of looks more like A5 grade marbling? Purchased for $21.99/lb @ Costco, then got a price adjustment post-purchase when the stores started to run a $14.99/lb special on Prime ribeye for the Super Bowl this week? Survey says YES! B64C1281-1142-4FF8-A401-822CAE2C...
by ERPark
February 1st, 2020, 6:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1828
Views: 229448

Re: Official Costco Thread

Livermore, CA
by ERPark
February 1st, 2020, 2:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1828
Views: 229448

Re: Official Costco Thread

Today.......

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by ERPark
January 27th, 2020, 7:20 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3580
Views: 198251

Re: The Bourbon Thread

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by ERPark
January 25th, 2020, 6:21 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 51
Views: 1816

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

dteng wrote:
January 25th, 2020, 5:18 pm
ERPark wrote:
January 24th, 2020, 9:31 pm
Apologies, folks. I must bow out of this. Hope that Pinstripes exceeds everyone’s expectations!
I have your blue Warriors bag.
Been wondering where that was!
by ERPark
January 24th, 2020, 9:31 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 51
Views: 1816

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

Apologies, folks. I must bow out of this. Hope that Pinstripes exceeds everyone’s expectations!
by ERPark
January 24th, 2020, 7:36 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3580
Views: 198251

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Finally spent some quality time with the 🦄 juice (Old Fitz 6 year BIB Stitzel-Weller juice barreled in 1950) I lucked into earlier this month. Consumed alongside its distant and much younger relative.......

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by ERPark
January 20th, 2020, 5:07 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 51
Views: 1816

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27

Alan Rath wrote:
January 20th, 2020, 4:20 pm
Larry Stein wrote:
January 20th, 2020, 3:33 pm
Yeah, but Alan is a bit noisy so a private room ain't gonna be much help.
I assumed he meant just for me.
“Table for one!”
by ERPark
January 13th, 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - Pinstripes, Jan 27
Replies: 51
Views: 1816

Re: SF Bay Area/Peninsula OL - end of Jan?

Should be available for this!
by ERPark
January 13th, 2020, 12:26 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: San Francisco Jan 13/14
Replies: 75
Views: 3907

Re: San Francisco Jan 13/14

Herwig Janssen wrote:
January 12th, 2020, 8:54 am
Looking forward seeing you , ER . ( I never had Cayuse , Aubert a few times )....
‘11 Cayuse Armada Vineyard Syrah is slow-oxing. ‘04 Thomas PN will be pop and pour at HSC. See y’all in a bit over 5 hours!


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