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by Robert M yers
February 17th, 2021, 5:55 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Las Vegas Suggestions
Replies: 12
Views: 473

Re: Las Vegas Suggestions

If I’m there for one night (it’s never happened) I’m going to Raku. Not glamorous but so fun, if the dining style fits.
by Robert M yers
February 17th, 2021, 1:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 SQN Eleven Confessions Estate Offering
Replies: 86
Views: 7880

Re: 2017 SQN Eleven Confessions Estate Offering

The offer clearly says what may happen, but it never has (and as I said I’m a procrastinator) and that was my point. I still think it’s a less “friendly” approach for your long time customers, but clearly that’s not for me to decide. Thankfully I’m a good learner [cheers.gif]
by Robert M yers
February 13th, 2021, 11:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 SQN Eleven Confessions Estate Offering
Replies: 86
Views: 7880

Re: 2017 SQN Eleven Confessions Estate Offering

I failed to catch and respond my email in time (But still within the ordering window). When I tried to order a couple of days ago, the offer was sold out. Frustrating that I’ve been ordering since 07 and have never felt the need to rush into a SQN order, but I guess the model is changing. I emailed ...
by Robert M yers
February 12th, 2021, 10:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Osamu Uchida Miracle (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)
Replies: 12
Views: 746

Re: TN: 2018 Osamu Uchida Miracle (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)

2019 @ flatiron if anybody is interested. I grabbed some, would love to hear some additional impressions if anybody has tried it.
by Robert M yers
February 10th, 2021, 7:24 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Goldbelly experiences
Replies: 80
Views: 4542

Re: Goldbelly experiences

I’ve been trying to catch the Franklin available but it never seems to be? I wonder if they checked out or it’s just that a few are available per day type of thing?

They need an alert system.
by Robert M yers
February 9th, 2021, 5:34 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Shouldn't the Negroni rate its own thread?
Replies: 96
Views: 5339

Re: Shouldn't the Negroni rate its own thread?

I almost exclusively use Cappelletti at this point (though I haven’t had one in 6 months since I’ve been watching carbs :( )

https://alpenz.com/product-cappelletti_aperitivo.html
by Robert M yers
February 7th, 2021, 10:52 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Super Bowl Food
Replies: 20
Views: 669

Re: Super Bowl Food

Steam the wings first.
by Robert M yers
February 6th, 2021, 1:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 8650
Views: 648892

Re: de Negoce offer

Love carignane too, so I took a flyer.
by Robert M yers
February 6th, 2021, 9:09 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anyone here try Morgan Ranch Wagyu?
Replies: 53
Views: 2661

Re: Anyone here try Morgan Ranch Wagyu?

Kebab meat! That would make sense.
by Robert M yers
February 6th, 2021, 7:54 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anyone here try Morgan Ranch Wagyu?
Replies: 53
Views: 2661

Re: Anyone here try Morgan Ranch Wagyu?

7414843C-A82C-4B65-8B84-6D480D0CC907.jpeg I ordered 10lbs of ground beef as for some reason I can’t find good stuff around here. The Morgan Ranch folks went slightly above and beyond hooking me up on BD. Holy “cow”! I was maybe hoping for a little bonus taster steak but... not the full range. It’s ...
by Robert M yers
February 1st, 2021, 4:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Does Taylor's care if I get a bad bottle?
Replies: 28
Views: 1926

Re: Does Taylor's care if I get a bad bottle?

If they are all bad, then I’m assuming that Taylor’s does expect you to Also get a bad bottle.
by Robert M yers
January 28th, 2021, 10:03 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: High(er) End Whiskey and splash of “Cola”
Replies: 1
Views: 312

High(er) End Whiskey and splash of “Cola”

Is it a serious drink?

I have been thinking about this for a long Long time.

After many years of thinking and also occasionally (Of course) drinking them.

It usually “feels” like lowballing it of course. But...


thoughts?
by Robert M yers
January 28th, 2021, 9:38 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Your Gin?
Replies: 481
Views: 44424

Re: Your Gin?

Roku is more and more becoming my house gin, incredible balance.

Tanqueray Sevilla Orange is not. WAyyyytooosweet. I guess I’ll drop into somewhere you might havE used Grand Marnier
by Robert M yers
January 28th, 2021, 8:49 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)
Replies: 41
Views: 1442

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

This thread reminded me of the 2 year old Girl Scout cookies we have sitting in the pantry. We always buy them and then never end up eating them. Samoas, Thin Mints, and Do-so-dos are the usual suspect. I’m going to tell my wife to start just donating or like other suggested just give them away. 2 ...
by Robert M yers
January 28th, 2021, 8:22 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: ** Offer Closing Sunday! **. Morgan Ranch Wagyu Berserker Day 12 Deal!
Replies: 255
Views: 9256

Re: Morgan Ranch Wagyu Berserker Day 12 Deal!

I ordered 10 lbs of burger. If your ribeyes look like that strip I want to add please.
by Robert M yers
January 26th, 2021, 6:52 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Would Bananas Foster work with any other fruit?
Replies: 32
Views: 1029

Re: Would Bananas Foster work with any other fruit?

Tom G l a s g o w wrote: January 26th, 2021, 6:04 am I like Bananas Foster but the idea of someone who can’t stomach bananas trying to find a substitute seems quixotic.
I am a Hopeless romantic when it comes to desserts.
by Robert M yers
January 24th, 2021, 1:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: retail behavior
Replies: 20
Views: 1611

Re: retail behavior

Maybe a walk in customer grabbed them before they pulled your order or something. Sucks, but they refunded your money promptly and life goes on.
by Robert M yers
January 23rd, 2021, 1:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Would Bananas Foster work with any other fruit?
Replies: 32
Views: 1029

Re: Would Bananas Foster work with any other fruit?

Drew Goin wrote: January 23rd, 2021, 10:02 am Maybe try sweet potatoes? Perhaps slice and partially bake the potatoes before the flambé treatment?
I barely like sweet potato any more than bananas, but I would like to try it out for science, intriguing...
by Robert M yers
January 23rd, 2021, 12:56 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What do you know about Secreto?
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: What do you know about Secreto?

I can’t say I’ve ever cooked it with more than salt and pepper but I order from here

https://ibericousa.com/collections/raw- ... ta-secreto
by Robert M yers
January 23rd, 2021, 8:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Poll: Worst Bordeaux Vintage 1980-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 2569

Re: Poll: Worst Bordeaux Vintage 1980-2013

Howard Cooper wrote: January 23rd, 2021, 7:57 am
Robert M yers wrote: January 22nd, 2021, 5:57 pm Isn’t 01 which which is missing generally thought inferior to 02?
No. 2001 is actually a very good vintage.
I plead guilty unthread [cheers.gif]
by Robert M yers
January 22nd, 2021, 8:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Poll: Worst Bordeaux Vintage 1980-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 2569

Re: Poll: Worst Bordeaux Vintage 1980-2013

Isn’t 01 which which is missing generally thought inferior to 02? 01 is super. Yeah, brain freeze here of selective memory hitsfan. I don’t own any 01 and 02 was my first dabbling So....but I’d did go long on 03 pileon So there’s that! (02 leoville barton has always been a nice wine for me)
by Robert M yers
January 22nd, 2021, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Poll: Worst Bordeaux Vintage 1980-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 2569

Re: Poll: Worst Bordeaux Vintage 1980-2013

Isn’t 01 which which is missing generally thought inferior to 02?
by Robert M yers
January 22nd, 2021, 4:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Found the perfect wine for Neal Mollen
Replies: 18
Views: 1828

Re: Found the perfect wine for Neal Mollen

I remember seeing a big score for the wine from Spectator I think? Stuck in my head because of course it Really surprised me that it wasn’t a gimmick. We need a musical themed TN.
by Robert M yers
January 21st, 2021, 6:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Would Bananas Foster work with any other fruit?
Replies: 32
Views: 1029

Re: Would Bananas Foster work with any other fruit?

https://www.sunset.com/recipe/flexible-fruit-foster https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/tropical-fruit-foster-split-236221 https://www.thecookierookie.com/strawberries-foster/ https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/aida-mollenkamp/no-recipe-recipe-apples-foster-recipe-1952225 https://www.mrf...
by Robert M yers
January 21st, 2021, 5:26 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB or Trade: 1971 Ridge Eisele (I know)
Replies: 25
Views: 1524

Re: WTB or Trade: 1971 Ridge Eisele (I know)

I think Russ is being much too sensitive here. I understand the want to protect and defend one’s business, but there are no allegations here against winebid. There are Logical statements made as to finding the best provenance one can in order to reduce risk. It’s not the first time he chimes in to ...
by Robert M yers
January 21st, 2021, 5:20 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Would Bananas Foster work with any other fruit?
Replies: 32
Views: 1029

Re: Would Bananas Foster work with any other fruit?

Pineapple is interesting for sure, maybe caramelized? Do bananas bring balance or are they just sweet on sweet here too?
by Robert M yers
January 21st, 2021, 5:03 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Would Bananas Foster work with any other fruit?
Replies: 32
Views: 1029

Would Bananas Foster work with any other fruit?

Love the theory hate hate hate the fruit. I was once offered $50 Dare to eat one Banana As a college student and couldn’t do it even though I needed the $50 [rofl.gif] Do you think we could sub in another fruit and get good results? My first thought was maybe pears or peaches. I know nothing about b...
by Robert M yers
January 21st, 2021, 7:58 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB or Trade: 1971 Ridge Eisele (I know)
Replies: 25
Views: 1524

Re: WTB or Trade: 1971 Ridge Eisele (I know)

I think Russ is being much too sensitive here. I understand the want to protect and defend one’s business, but there are no allegations here against winebid. There are Logical statements made as to finding the best provenance one can in order to reduce risk. It’s not the first time he chimes in to “...
by Robert M yers
January 20th, 2021, 12:14 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4142
Views: 239897

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Do you have access to the Weller 12 yr? Nice. Good to know, Guys. Is the Special Reserve even worth drinking by itself? I didn't do enough research when I was in the store, and now I have buyer's remorse. The SR was $79, the Antique $99, both OTD. Don’t do that...I’ll ship you some. If you like the...
by Robert M yers
January 19th, 2021, 10:30 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Saxum Magnums - 2007-10 - All Sold
Replies: 9
Views: 2330

Re: Saxum Magnums - 2007-10

Brian Caine wrote: January 19th, 2021, 8:42 pm Sent you an email. Did you get it?
Hey Brian, I did not because I don’t think I posted it? Hit the Pm button and we can talk!
by Robert M yers
January 14th, 2021, 10:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Kinda ridiculous Bonny Doon sale
Replies: 119
Views: 11520

Re: PSA: Kinda ridiculous Bonny Doon sale

I wouldn’t say it’s faulty by any stretch. You buy a kitchen sink blend aged in the sun and you go in expecting the idiosyncratic. Curry notes, green beans, thyme maybe, notes of Madeira. Poured it for a group of four, adventurous drinkers all, and it was basically sip, sip, drain. It wasn’t gross ...
by Robert M yers
January 14th, 2021, 9:28 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Saxum Magnums - 2007-10 - All Sold
Replies: 9
Views: 2330

Re: Saxum Magnums - 2007-10

deadhorse 1 year bump

I have to hold the record for longest living sale. I’m always amazed that there is not interest in Such modest Markup, yet everyone is clamoring to get on the list [scratch.gif]
by Robert M yers
January 14th, 2021, 4:44 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)
Replies: 41
Views: 1442

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

Flawed Poll, you can only make one selection. This. Tagalongs and Thin Mints. I can order 10 boxes of each; the least you can do is open the poll up to multiple choice. I've convinced myself that Jesus made Peloton to help me deal with my Girl Scout Cookie addiction. Ok have at it number one fan [r...
by Robert M yers
January 14th, 2021, 3:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Groupon for Wine Spectator
Replies: 43
Views: 4184

Re: Groupon for Wine Spectator

$15 for 15 issues... saw this on the CT forum. https://www.groupon.com/deals/gg-wine-spectator-magazine (help: groupon contact number ) Thanks for this. Nice deal If anybody wants it’s for free this is where I get mine from. https://www.rewardsurvey.com/ Answer a few questions and bingo. The select...
by Robert M yers
January 13th, 2021, 12:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Marie et Pierre Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux
Replies: 31
Views: 2283

Re: TN: 2017 Marie et Pierre Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux

Got the email form Robert Panzer regarding 2017 last 01/07, replied within less than 30 minutes but have not heard back at all. Usually Robert responds very quickly, maybe too many people ordered at the same time? [dontknow.gif] [dontknow.gif] He doesn’t sell based on response time like Envoyer and...
by Robert M yers
January 12th, 2021, 6:30 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Burr Grinder Recommendation
Replies: 39
Views: 1856

Re: Burr Grinder Recommendation

I have the Baratza 270w, I’m really glad I payed up for the model. It’s just so easy...hit the button and it weighs your beans.
by Robert M yers
January 12th, 2021, 7:31 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)
Replies: 41
Views: 1442

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

Brian Tuite wrote: January 12th, 2021, 6:04 am Flawed Poll, you can only make one selection.

Mods, can we move this to the Curmudgeon Thread?
Brian,
You like them all? I’ll have my niece send you a text [rofl.gif]
by Robert M yers
January 12th, 2021, 4:54 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)
Replies: 41
Views: 1442

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

None are worth the calories. I just write a check. How do I tell that to my niece [wink.gif] Buy some and give them away? Well it’s true I probably could do that these days. I used to get an adorable phone call With the sales pitch. These days it’s a text message with a link [head-bang.gif] (Not su...
by Robert M yers
January 11th, 2021, 11:36 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Everyday dinnerware recommendation needed
Replies: 47
Views: 2700

Re: Everyday dinnerware recommendation needed

Did you try to research the Amazon? There are a lot of different good-quality dinnerware sets for low prices. You should not risk going to the store and getting COVID-19 from some fool who didn't want to wear a mask... A lot of fancy dinner wear is not dishwasher safe, so be sure to get a dishwashe...
by Robert M yers
January 11th, 2021, 9:37 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)
Replies: 41
Views: 1442

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

PeterH wrote: January 11th, 2021, 9:27 pm None are worth the calories. I just write a check.
How do I tell that to my niece [wink.gif]
by Robert M yers
January 11th, 2021, 8:57 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 4142
Views: 239897

Re: The Bourbon Thread

Nice. Good to know, Guys. Is the Special Reserve even worth drinking by itself? I didn't do enough research when I was in the store, and now I have buyer's remorse. The SR was $79, the Antique $99, both OTD. Don’t do that...I’ll ship you some. If you like them Pm me and I’ll send/trade you at Retai...
by Robert M yers
January 11th, 2021, 8:33 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)
Replies: 41
Views: 1442

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

Just got the notice and of course buy them for support of the scout in the family.
The first year I donated them back, but last year I bought the whole range but the only ones I went back to were the Samoa and Lemon. Thinking of going all Samoa (or donating again). What’s everyone’s choice.
by Robert M yers
January 11th, 2021, 3:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Classifying farmer fizz
Replies: 100
Views: 4670

Re: Classifying farmer fizz

Makes sense, I guess that what the direct importers we buy from are doing everyday. Boots on the ground finding the undiscovered gems.
by Robert M yers
January 11th, 2021, 1:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Classifying farmer fizz
Replies: 100
Views: 4670

Re: Classifying farmer fizz

Dan, are you suggesting that even in this heavily trafficked region by the critics that there are truly great undiscovered wines in the Wild? In one sense I find that quite exciting, but also hard to believe that the effort would be a worthwhile pursuit?
by Robert M yers
January 2nd, 2021, 11:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1972 Xavier Vignon Châteauneuf-du-Pape Xavier Cuvée 1972
Replies: 9
Views: 587

Re: TN: 1972 Xavier Vignon Châteauneuf-du-Pape Xavier Cuvée 1972

72 is such a maligned year (my birth year). But it seems I always see outliers as time goes on...
by Robert M yers
December 31st, 2020, 3:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are you opening for NYE 2021?
Replies: 109
Views: 3924

Re: What are you opening for NYE 2020?

alan weinberg wrote: December 31st, 2020, 10:08 am 1996 Salon
Would love to see the impression of this as I have one last bottle I’m holding and the only one I really aged.

For us it will be

2014 UltraMarine - not sure which one yet
Krug 164

If we “need” more then Definitely a Laherte
by Robert M yers
December 29th, 2020, 6:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Crush (Vas-y Coupe!) - Selosse documentary
Replies: 4
Views: 721

Re: Wine Crush (Vas-y Coupe!) - Selosse documentary

Yes was an interesting documentary, what a group of pickers he has and to maintain the same guys for so many years. How about Selosse’s personal cellar, that was interesting...were those really just bottles scattered all around the floor?

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