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by Joe Chanley
May 26th, 2020, 9:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1416
Views: 82991

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

exactly right Neal...the envoyer price is actually a steal. that's it for me.
by Joe Chanley
May 26th, 2020, 8:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1416
Views: 82991

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

just looked at wine searcher....even more shocking
by Joe Chanley
May 26th, 2020, 8:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1416
Views: 82991

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

2016 Flaccianello..................$180! Wow.
by Joe Chanley
May 22nd, 2020, 5:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 90
Views: 3136

Re: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

buy a case and it's below $30 per [berserker.gif]
by Joe Chanley
May 20th, 2020, 5:43 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Best Whisky Glasses
Replies: 15
Views: 395

Re: Best Whisky Glasses

dont know that it's the 'best', but these are great and the price is reasonable....use them all the time

https://www.glencairnwhiskyglass.com/
by Joe Chanley
May 18th, 2020, 8:34 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2155
Views: 185690

Re: Steak Porn

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
May 17th, 2020, 9:08 am
Realized I posted in the Flannery thread, but not here :)
steak looks nice as usual. what kind of cutting board do you have?
by Joe Chanley
May 18th, 2020, 6:09 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 407
Views: 24175

Re: Another Flannery PSA

a roast of that size will also hold temp for an hour covered on the counter
by Joe Chanley
May 13th, 2020, 1:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Three New Massican Wines '19...(short/boring)
Replies: 15
Views: 620

Re: TN: Three New Massican Wines '19...(short/boring)

easily a mixed case purchase for me every release.....
by Joe Chanley
May 8th, 2020, 6:44 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: I love Lindeman's Lambics -- should I be ashamed?
Replies: 21
Views: 744

Re: I love Lindeman's Lambics -- should I be ashamed?

Something really refreshing about a dirty hoe (hoegarden with a splash of the framboise).
by Joe Chanley
May 8th, 2020, 2:12 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Savannah restaurant recs
Replies: 24
Views: 1429

Re: Savannah restaurant recs

Vittoria was EXCELLENT and thank you for the recommendation. It was actually more closed up in Savannah than I expected, especially dinner options for takeout.
by Joe Chanley
May 7th, 2020, 5:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Domaine Faury St. Joseph Vieilles Vignes
Replies: 16
Views: 1148

Re: TN: 2016 Domaine Faury St. Joseph Vieilles Vignes

I’ve had this in my hands no less than 10 times in the past few months. Happy to sit on them.
by Joe Chanley
May 6th, 2020, 6:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: List of Hand Blown Glasses
Replies: 39
Views: 2168

Re: List of Hand Blown Glasses

Chris Freemott wrote:
May 6th, 2020, 6:14 am
How a glass is blown can be seen on our Corp site www.grasslglass.com
Very cool, thanks for sharing
by Joe Chanley
May 5th, 2020, 6:14 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Savannah restaurant recs
Replies: 24
Views: 1429

Re: Savannah restaurant recs

Thank you. Looks like many of the higher end restaurants are still closed which is to be expected and probably not looking to take out fine dining.

Will check out zunzis and vinnies.
by Joe Chanley
May 4th, 2020, 8:34 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Savannah restaurant recs
Replies: 24
Views: 1429

Re: Savannah restaurant recs

checking in on this old thread to see if anyone has recommended restaurants to check out for take out? obviously each restaurant has a different scenario given COVID, but curious if there are any updates on recent excellent spots?
by Joe Chanley
April 29th, 2020, 6:46 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Flour - Go big or go home
Replies: 62
Views: 1725

Re: Flour - Go big or go home

How long can you store flour before it goes bad? I know I have used expired flour and not really noticed it, till moths come flying out. From a Kenji article in NYT https://www.nytimes.com/article/expiration-dates-coronavirus.html White flour is almost certainly fine to use, no matter its age. Whol...
by Joe Chanley
April 29th, 2020, 6:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: GLASVIN a new handmade glass for $25!
Replies: 51
Views: 4670

Re: GLASVIN a new handmade glass for $25!

ChrisJames wrote:
April 28th, 2020, 5:56 pm
Our Riedels now look and feel like something people suffered through in the 20th century.
It's hard to go back once you've held any of the hand-blown glassware (GGG, zalto, etc.)
by Joe Chanley
April 29th, 2020, 6:35 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: How to turn your AP flour into Bread Flour
Replies: 14
Views: 696

Re: How to turn your AP flour into Bread Flour

Bookmarked, thank you. I appreciate the insight. I've always followed pretty regimented recipes that turn out fine, but I'd like to continue learning more about the process so I can make my own adaptations down the line.
by Joe Chanley
April 29th, 2020, 6:30 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?
Replies: 71
Views: 3400

Re: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?

Not exactly equivilant but I have been extremely happy with D'Artagnan's Green Circle Chicken. ordered the 6 chicken special for $120 but the shipping was over $50 so I deleted the order. Each time those stupid shipping costs keep me from completing the order. +1 This still hasn't shipped. Reached ...
by Joe Chanley
April 27th, 2020, 9:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 548
Views: 44601

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

gonna cross post this with Goodfellow wines, but working on the 2017 Berserker Cuvee in celebration of the 2018s shipping! This is a delicious wine. One of the CT notes mentions it is very Gevrey and I agree with that. its bright red ripe fruits, spice, vibrant, and floral. This is night two on thi...
by Joe Chanley
April 27th, 2020, 8:24 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: How to turn your AP flour into Bread Flour
Replies: 14
Views: 696

Re: How to turn your AP flour into Bread Flour

Curious if anyone knows of a simple primer on flour types, appropriate uses for different applications etc.? I know there are plenty of books out there on the topic, but curious if there is a cheat sheet of sorts that you've used as a go to reference?
by Joe Chanley
April 20th, 2020, 11:31 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: MATTHIASSON SURVIVAL KIT
Replies: 29
Views: 2300

Re: MATTHIASSON SURVIVAL KIT

popped a rose the other day and it was great, as usual.....going back for more. i'm not sure i've shared a matthiasson wine with someone who outright disliked it.
by Joe Chanley
April 20th, 2020, 7:21 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 407
Views: 24175

Re: Another Flannery PSA

i'm with andrew, direct heat on the grill with frequent turning....nice char, quick turnaround, hard to f up.
by Joe Chanley
April 17th, 2020, 9:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Nervi Conterno Gattinara
Replies: 12
Views: 791

Re: TN: 2016 Nervi Conterno Gattinara

like John, i've been assuming i would need to sit on these. good to hear.
by Joe Chanley
April 16th, 2020, 6:44 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Vincent - New Deals for MAY!
Replies: 52
Views: 4941

Re: Vincent New Offer with Grochau Cellars

popped a 2017 ribbon ridge last night and it was awesome....great value, especially at $22
by Joe Chanley
April 15th, 2020, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A big bunch of Nebbiolos (long & boring)
Replies: 38
Views: 1610

Re: TN: A big bunch of Nebbiolos (long & boring)

your note on the 17 oddero really echoes my opinion of their langhe from 15 and 16 in terms of quality. felt like those wines really over performed for the price and had staying power in case you lost one or two for a few years.
by Joe Chanley
April 14th, 2020, 6:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Daniel Bouland Morgon Les Délys - Too Ripe
Replies: 70
Views: 3123

Re: TN: 2018 Daniel Bouland Morgon Les Délys - Too Ripe

based on the chatter here, i popped a 2018 Jean-Louis Dutraive (Domaine de la Grand'Cour) Fleurie Chapelle des Bois. we were not fans of this....very fruit forward, simple.
by Joe Chanley
April 10th, 2020, 11:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?
Replies: 71
Views: 3400

Re: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?

Ethan Abraham wrote:
April 10th, 2020, 3:46 am
Only relevant for a few people here but d'artagnan is now doing weekly free home delivery for certain towns in NJ.
http://homedelivery.dartagnan.com/
what a random selection of towns
by Joe Chanley
April 9th, 2020, 9:23 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?
Replies: 71
Views: 3400

Re: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?

alan weinberg wrote:
April 9th, 2020, 9:21 am
Andy Steinman wrote:
April 2nd, 2020, 1:13 pm
Not exactly equivilant but I have been extremely happy with D'Artagnan's Green Circle Chicken.
ordered the 6 chicken special for $120 but the shipping was over $50 so I deleted the order. Each time those stupid shipping costs keep me from completing the order.
+1
by Joe Chanley
April 8th, 2020, 7:15 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 407
Views: 24175

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Since I don't own a vacuum sealer, I season after cooking in one of two ways since Flannery beef always come in a cryo-pack: 1) Slice the beef while I eat, with every slice sprinkling salt and freshly ground pepper. 2) Put salt on the side of my dish. Slice beef, grind pepper, then dip slice in sal...
by Joe Chanley
April 6th, 2020, 7:07 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Bread porn -- post yours
Replies: 193
Views: 14881

Re: Bread porn -- post yours

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No knead Focaccia came out very well
by Joe Chanley
April 3rd, 2020, 11:49 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?
Replies: 71
Views: 3400

Re: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?

RyanC wrote:
April 3rd, 2020, 11:40 am
Pasture Bird seems great -- thanks guys. Just ordered a Colab pack.
+1
by Joe Chanley
April 3rd, 2020, 6:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Gonon 2015
Replies: 247
Views: 9133

Re: Gonon 2015

The Iles Feray is starting to creep up at retail too. Certainly not to the levels michael noted, but where it is starting to push the qpr into question.
by Joe Chanley
March 31st, 2020, 8:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Bunch of old-school Barbaresco babies
Replies: 11
Views: 912

Re: TN: Bunch of old-school Barbaresco babies

thank you for sharing this
by Joe Chanley
March 30th, 2020, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 90
Views: 3136

Re: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

had a 2015 recently that was fun to drink. sure it has a long life ahead, but delicious nonetheless.
by Joe Chanley
March 28th, 2020, 5:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: It's been too long! Pizza!
Replies: 1291
Views: 76419

Re: It's been too long! Pizza!

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2 in the oven. Came out very nice.
by Joe Chanley
March 27th, 2020, 10:28 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Goodfellow SIP sheet...updated 5/5/20
Replies: 84
Views: 9427

Re: Goodfellow Spring Release offer-Mix and match as you like, and shipping is complimentary on all orders!

Marcus Goodfellow wrote:
March 26th, 2020, 6:00 pm
Joe Chanley wrote:
March 26th, 2020, 7:45 am
Drank a few glasses of a 2016 Durant PN last night - it did not suck. Will check on the rest tonight.

I'll be placing an order, but you're killing us with all of these sites!
[cheers.gif]

does-not-suck is the bar we strive for!
Lol. Night two was even better. Great stuff, Marcus.
by Joe Chanley
March 26th, 2020, 4:55 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Looking for a good sipping Tequila...
Replies: 136
Views: 11184

Re: Looking for a good sipping Tequila...

Quick note on tequila. So there was a time when I really loved tequila. Then for the past 5 years or so I jettisoned tequila for Mezcal. I think Mezcal is dollar-for-dollar the most interesting, most complex spirit out there. I usually have a few high-end sipping Mezcals in the house. Currently I'm...
by Joe Chanley
March 26th, 2020, 1:17 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Tom K Wine Solutions A+++
Replies: 5
Views: 428

Re: Tom K Wine Solutions A+++

agree on all of this
by Joe Chanley
March 26th, 2020, 9:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Great value plays in 2016 Barbaresco
Replies: 20
Views: 1667

Re: Great value plays in 2016 Barbaresco

Brock Guthrie wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 2:11 pm
La Ca’ Nova will be available in both BC and Alberta this coming summer

De Forville barbaresco will be here in April
+1 on both recs
by Joe Chanley
March 26th, 2020, 7:45 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Goodfellow SIP sheet...updated 5/5/20
Replies: 84
Views: 9427

Re: Goodfellow Spring Release offer-Mix and match as you like, and shipping is complimentary on all orders!

Drank a few glasses of a 2016 Durant PN last night - it did not suck. Will check on the rest tonight.

I'll be placing an order, but you're killing us with all of these sites!
by Joe Chanley
March 20th, 2020, 8:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Chianti Classico (new releases)
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: 2017 Chianti Classico (new releases)

Corey N. wrote:
March 20th, 2020, 7:42 am
Thank you for the report -- always very helpful.
+1
by Joe Chanley
March 19th, 2020, 7:57 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Enfield Spring Release Extended w/ $1 Shipping and a Free Bottle of Rosé on $150+ orders
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Re: Enfield Spring Release Extended w/ $1 Shipping and a Free Bottle of Rosé on $150+ orders

I bought both hardy’s and john’s offers. Great wines From both producers and I’ve met and tasted with John. My wife’s comments, after we bought about 2 cases of wine were, how can we not support that guy? Didn’t hurt that we were there on a day when he had about 10 bottles open! These are the people...
by Joe Chanley
March 18th, 2020, 7:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2155
Views: 185690

Re: Steak Porn

that's not cheating, that's winning
by Joe Chanley
March 13th, 2020, 7:07 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 256
Views: 11267

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

My parents are supposed to go to Australia and New Zealand in mid-March for just shy of 4 weeks.....they are very concerned. So hard to get reliable information and determine whether it is real or fear-mongering/panic. Finally convinced my parents they were insane to even be debating this and they ...
by Joe Chanley
March 13th, 2020, 7:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Big Scherrer Tasting Note Thread
Replies: 84
Views: 5059

Re: The Big Scherrer Tasting Note Thread

had a 13 OMV last night....man was that delicious
by Joe Chanley
March 9th, 2020, 12:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Girolamo Russo Etna Nerina (Italy, Sicily, Etna DOC)
Replies: 30
Views: 1192

Re: TN: 2017 Girolamo Russo Etna Nerina (Italy, Sicily, Etna DOC)

had the 2018 on Friday evening....didn't get a lot of time with it as we were out to dinner with a large crowd but didn't disappoint. wish it were a hair cheaper.

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