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by Adam Noble
January 17th, 2020, 7:20 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16475
Views: 428937

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Drinking a Blind Pig IPA I brought back from SF. I'm not an IPA guy, but I like this and I like it more than I do Pliny (either one). This is more balanced and a nice to sip with some instant pot butter chicken and palak paneer.
by Adam Noble
January 16th, 2020, 7:54 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3514
Views: 191584

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Haven't seen it in Seattle yet.
by Adam Noble
January 16th, 2020, 6:09 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3514
Views: 191584

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Has anybody had the Dickel BiB 13 year? I had a bottle in my hand last week because it seemed like a steal for the age ect. Last night I looked at my free issue of whisky Advocate and see they named it whisky of the year. Going to try and backtrack, but thinking I’m out of luck now... I've heard me...
by Adam Noble
January 6th, 2020, 4:20 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3514
Views: 191584

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Sheer luck. Got put in contact with a private seller. Apparently belonged to a relative who passed away recently. Seal was already broken, so I could sniff and taste before buying. Either the seller is a very talented blender who could make bank refilling bottles of Pappy, or it’s the real thing. S...
by Adam Noble
January 5th, 2020, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The New Up-To-100% Tariff & What You Can Do
Replies: 73
Views: 4481

Re: The New Up-To-100% Tariff & What You Can Do

Nice letter Dave.
by Adam Noble
January 5th, 2020, 1:57 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16475
Views: 428937

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Modern Times Infinity Waves Great, thanks. Do you know if it came up to Seattle? If not I'll have one of my Portland friends grab one or two for me. I had not seen it on the shelves here. Will be the last time I go out of my way to get over there... starting lose interest in their IPA line-up. Much...
by Adam Noble
January 5th, 2020, 12:35 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16475
Views: 428937

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
January 5th, 2020, 12:33 pm
Adam Noble wrote:
January 5th, 2020, 7:59 am
Which beer is that Andrew? It sounds like my type of thing.
Modern Times Infinity Waves
Great, thanks. Do you know if it came up to Seattle? If not I'll have one of my Portland friends grab one or two for me.
by Adam Noble
January 5th, 2020, 7:59 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16475
Views: 428937

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Which beer is that Andrew? It sounds like my type of thing.
by Adam Noble
January 3rd, 2020, 8:22 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3514
Views: 191584

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Wow. 1956? That is very cool. Where does one find something like that?
by Adam Noble
January 2nd, 2020, 9:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2020 Wine Resolutions
Replies: 60
Views: 2680

Re: 2020 Wine Resolutions

Dramatically decrease purchases to reduce cellar size and conserve cash for other major purchases. Buy only from designated preplanned list and in smaller quantities than previous years. Focus on quality over quantity and price. Drink more older wine already in my cellar. Share more bottles with mor...
by Adam Noble
December 31st, 2019, 9:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Year's Eve Champagne?
Replies: 65
Views: 2035

Re: New Year's Eve Champagne?

Suenen C+C

A couple of years of age have been kind to this wine. Last bottle was kind of shrill but this one was wonderfully acidic and creamy.
by Adam Noble
December 11th, 2019, 6:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4925

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

B. Buzzini wrote:
December 10th, 2019, 9:22 pm
B. Buzzini wrote:
December 10th, 2019, 5:45 pm
So...you guys failed on my first one...here’s another.
Hint...I only produce one GC?
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Bertheau. Love them.
by Adam Noble
December 10th, 2019, 3:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4925

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

Bottom is Donnhoff. Don't know top.
by Adam Noble
December 9th, 2019, 6:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?
Replies: 247
Views: 4925

Re: Wine Games: Who’s the producer?

Ok since you Euros are getting all geeky on us Pilgrims, how about this rare one from your side of the pond? E0DC14B8-2B04-4F15-B9BE-0CC1E81EB3C3.jpeg At first I was really gonna challenge you, just showing the drawing in the middle, but decided to give more context. I redacted the producer name an...
by Adam Noble
December 4th, 2019, 9:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Thomas Pinot Noir Dundee Hills
Replies: 4
Views: 911

Re: TN: 2017 Thomas Pinot Noir Dundee Hills

Mine arrived today in Seattle. Haven't opened one yet though.
by Adam Noble
December 1st, 2019, 8:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone seen, gotten, or received any 2015 Benetiere yet?
Replies: 385
Views: 22428

Re: Anyone seen, gotten, or received any 2015 Benetiere yet?

I tried one of mine last week. Pop and pour and over 2 days. In short, there ain't nothing wrong with that bottle. Not as dense or extracted as I was expecting based on the vintage-more fruit and perfume than iron and pepper at this point. I could be convinced there was some cinnamon in the mix some...
by Adam Noble
December 1st, 2019, 8:18 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
Replies: 143
Views: 7971

Re: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

I finally got to try the Popeye's spicy chicken sandwich last night. My wife and I were both impressed. The bun is very good, the chicken was large, moist, and tasty, and I don't think you'll find a better $4 chicken sandwich in the country. I'll get it again.
by Adam Noble
November 26th, 2019, 11:25 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Paging Andrew - Georgetown Brewing adds tap room to brewery
Replies: 14
Views: 914

Re: Paging Andrew - Georgetown Brewing adds tap room to brewery

We went. Andrew had 2 IPAs and I tried pretty much all the non-IPA beers. BBA brown I thought was great, as well and the cherry and strawberry sours (tart!). The wit and the BBA Stout were both fine.
by Adam Noble
November 24th, 2019, 7:34 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3514
Views: 191584

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Otto Dobre wrote:
November 24th, 2019, 5:11 pm
Costco has a 2 bottle package of Old Forester for $64.99. Includes the 1920 Prohibition and the 100 proof bottle.
That same package is around $92 in Seattle.
by Adam Noble
November 23rd, 2019, 7:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving Day Wine Lineup
Replies: 139
Views: 6061

Re: Thanksgiving Day Wine Lineup

Mellen Meyer Oregon sparkling Chardonnay
2009 Cameron Clos Eletrique Blanc
2009 Cameron Clos Eletrique Pinot Noir
by Adam Noble
November 23rd, 2019, 7:04 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3514
Views: 191584

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Costco is the reason WA has the highest liquor tax in the country. Maybe world.
by Adam Noble
November 21st, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: French Themed Friendsgiving, What Should I Cook?
Replies: 23
Views: 970

Re: French Themed Friendsgiving, What Should I Cook?

I'm legit having it at my dinner this year. Just from scratch.
by Adam Noble
November 21st, 2019, 10:52 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: French Themed Friendsgiving, What Should I Cook?
Replies: 23
Views: 970

Re: French Themed Friendsgiving, What Should I Cook?

In all seriousness, roast goose and pomme dauphine (deep fried potato puffs) would both be awesome.
by Adam Noble
November 17th, 2019, 11:24 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Paging Andrew - Georgetown Brewing adds tap room to brewery
Replies: 14
Views: 914

Re: Paging Andrew - Georgetown Brewing adds tap room to brewery

I'll have to check my schedule closer to that day. Might be able to meet for an hour or two.
by Adam Noble
November 17th, 2019, 8:33 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Paging Andrew - Georgetown Brewing adds tap room to brewery
Replies: 14
Views: 914

Re: Paging Andrew - Georgetown Brewing adds tap room to brewery

I'd happily meet someone there sometime. And then you could cruise over the Jellyfish, Lower Case, Machine House, Tin Dog, Future Primitive, Best of Hands, and finish at Seapine.
by Adam Noble
November 4th, 2019, 7:11 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another request for a Thanksgiving Homeless Shelter Recipe
Replies: 3
Views: 862

Re: Another request for a Thanksgiving Homeless Shelter Recipe

Other than Martinelli's sparkling cider you mean?
by Adam Noble
November 4th, 2019, 7:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Any Nikolaihof fans?
Replies: 22
Views: 1044

Re: Any Nikolaihof fans?

Definitely a fan and he's a nice guy to talk to. Both you mention are very nice and I've purchased them myself. If you want a nice easy drinking intro, find the 2016 Zwickl (named after the beer style which they like). I drank 3 or 4 of them in the last year.
by Adam Noble
November 4th, 2019, 7:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best US Pinot for $30 or under
Replies: 80
Views: 5775

Re: Best US Pinot for $30 or under

Drinking the 2017 Cameron Dundee Hill Pinot right now. Much better on day 2, and it is quite lovely with more Cameron funk than the previous 2 vintages.
by Adam Noble
November 1st, 2019, 8:06 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Rye
Replies: 338
Views: 30992

Re: Rye

Perhaps at standard markup from wholesale, but that is not the shelf price. $189 pre tax at a location on Capitol Hill, $232 post tax.
by Adam Noble
October 31st, 2019, 5:00 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Rye
Replies: 338
Views: 30992

Re: Rye

And it's sure not $90 in this state. No where close.
by Adam Noble
October 17th, 2019, 2:56 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3514
Views: 191584

Re: The Bourbon Thread

In one of the sketchiest neighborhoods around Seattle in the liquor store next to the pot shop, I saw a bottle each of:

Pappy 15 - $2000
Stagg - $600
Old Fitzgerald 9 - $600

Needless to say, hard pass.
by Adam Noble
September 27th, 2019, 5:24 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16475
Views: 428937

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

A nice malty Heater Allen Bobtoberfest. I always enjoy this one. Might be at a fresh hop fest in Portland tomorrow.
by Adam Noble
September 24th, 2019, 8:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sane, old-school Napa Valley Cab producers
Replies: 76
Views: 4426

Re: Sane, old-school Napa Valley Cab producers

I'm far from knowledgeable about Cali Cabs, but I've enjoyed a few older bottles of well priced Whitehall Lane Reserve back Several years ago. Also Chapellet (Cab Franc in particular).
by Adam Noble
September 16th, 2019, 8:58 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?
Replies: 25
Views: 1754

Re: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?

Microwave fudge when I was 7. Mac and cheese when I was 8. Coincidentally also visited the emergency room when I was 8 after spilling a pot of boiling water on myself. Started getting competent by 10 and cooking complicated stuff after Boy Scout camping trips. My 10 year old daughter has been cookin...
by Adam Noble
September 4th, 2019, 6:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 393
Views: 26029

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Yeah, I wish there were fewer. I can only get 1 or at most 2 of each and still make a reasonable purchase.
by Adam Noble
August 28th, 2019, 5:43 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
Replies: 143
Views: 7971

Re: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

The Popeyes near me was sold out today. On the other hand, Bok a Bok, the Korean fried chicken place a block away has a fantastic soy garlic fried chicken sandwich that was totally worth the $8.
by Adam Noble
August 26th, 2019, 3:16 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
Replies: 143
Views: 7971

Re: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

I will likely go to Popeyes sometime this week for a sandwich. But if you're in Seattle and need a good fried chicken sandwich, try Sodo Chicken located at the corner of 4th Ave S and Michigan in Sodo next to Katsu Burger. I had it today (all the talk of chicken caused a craving), and while the bun ...
by Adam Noble
July 19th, 2019, 6:55 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Sold
Replies: 9
Views: 510

Re: WTB: Pappy 10 or 15

I'd do that too if I could find Weller 12. I'd buy a case but I've never seen one in Seattle ever. Got a 107 recently but it set be back a bit (can't remember exactly-I think around $65?).
by Adam Noble
June 26th, 2019, 10:30 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Rye
Replies: 338
Views: 30992

Re: Rye

Alas no luck at the 2 West Seattle locations. Will you be on the Eastside any time soon? I can probably pick one up and hold for a bit. If you’re headed to Bellevue, I work in Lincoln Square. Chances of me hitting W Seattle are slim to none :) I appreciate the offer, but it's not that urgent. Hope ...
by Adam Noble
June 26th, 2019, 8:44 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Rye
Replies: 338
Views: 30992

Re: Rye

Alas no luck at the 2 West Seattle locations.
by Adam Noble
June 26th, 2019, 8:19 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Rye
Replies: 338
Views: 30992

Re: Rye

Appreciate the info. I'll check the one near me.
by Adam Noble
June 26th, 2019, 7:17 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Rye
Replies: 338
Views: 30992

Re: Rye

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
June 25th, 2019, 2:35 pm
Anyone tried Whip Saw Rye? Looks like a winemaker collab gone Rye. Picked up a bottle at $40, but after checking online pricing (~$50-$55), I’m thinking it might be a fire sale, given WA state’s usual price gouging.
Where did you buy it? I'd pick up a bottle to try.
by Adam Noble
June 19th, 2019, 12:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick thoughts on the Terry Theise portfolio tasting
Replies: 12
Views: 835

Re: Quick thoughts on the Terry Theise portfolio tasting

How do your teeth feel? After my last Theise portfolio tasting my teeth hurt for a week. I was scared to brush them lest I remove the enamel entirely.
by Adam Noble
June 11th, 2019, 9:41 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: What to do with one day in Nashville?
Replies: 13
Views: 2888

Re: What to do with one day in Nashville?

If you're seriously into beer, I can recommend Southern Grist brewing. Some fascinating and delicious brews, particular the sours.
by Adam Noble
June 9th, 2019, 4:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 von Winning Deidesheimer Paradiesgarten Riesling trocken (Germany, Pfalz)
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Re: TN: 2012 von Winning Deidesheimer Paradiesgarten Riesling trocken (Germany, Pfalz)

I've tried many of his wines and have been impressed across the board. The rose Pinot noir was my go to last summer.
by Adam Noble
June 2nd, 2019, 6:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 PYCM Pernand Vergelesses 1er Cru Sous Fretille
Replies: 3
Views: 705

TN: 2015 PYCM Pernand Vergelesses 1er Cru Sous Fretille

This was one of the best 2015 white burgs I've had so far (not a huge sample size). The nose is redolent of lemon chantilly cream with a good smack of matchstick. The palate is full and dense with more lemon citrus and bracing acidity. The finish is long and satisfying. This is a tremendous bargain,...
by Adam Noble
June 1st, 2019, 1:42 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3514
Views: 191584

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Just saw Willet Pot Still,Noah's Mill, and Rowan Creek at Costco on 4th Ave Seattle. Something like $65-75 or so each. Didn't get any myself-spent too much on alcohol lately.
by Adam Noble
May 26th, 2019, 6:10 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3514
Views: 191584

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Andrew is correct. With all due respect to Kris (who's a hell of a good guy), WA State just sucks for liquor purchases.

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