Category Archives: Spirits News

Tasting Schedule for 4/12 & 4/13!

Here is our Tasting Schedule for Friday, 4/12 and Saturday, 4/13:

FRIDAY 4/12.

-Come out for our first Wine Happy Hour of the year from 5-7 p.m. This will be a casual tasting featuring upwards of 20 wines varying from dry to sweet and around the world. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here through our Eventbrite page. As a bonus, Jimmy John’s will be on hand handing out samples of their newest sandwich wile supplies last.

Maplewood Brewing selection 4-6 p.m.

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SATURDAY 4/13.

Tavolo Vigneto wine selection 1-4 p.m. (this table will have some fantastic sweet options for those with a sweet tooth)

Dana w/ Power Play Beverage wine selection 1-4 p.m.

Cutwater RTD cocktails 12-2 p.m.

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Six Mile Bridge beer selection 1-3 p.m.

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Brooklyn Beer selection 1-4 p.m.

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Evan Williams Flavored Whiskey 1-4 p.m.

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Food Trucks @ Lukas 4/27 B-Day Party

April 27 from 12-4 is Lukas 19th Birthday Party.  Not only will it be our biggest sampling day of the year, but there will be plenty of food as well.  Truck Norris, Blues Wood Fire Pizza and Jimmy John’s will all be on hand offering up plenty of food for sale.  Come for the wine, beer, and spirits and stay the food.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Rieger Spirits Hands On Cocktail Class!

This will be fun class to attend, so we hope that you can make it out on Friday, June 7th from 6-8 p.m. as we welcome back Rieger Spirits Ambassador (and local bartender) Nicole Gilbert as she performs a hands on cocktail class!

It has been awhile since we did one of these, and we can think no one better for an event of this caliber than Nicole. She will be demonstrating how to craft several different cockatils using the Rieger line of spirits, and while she is teaching, YOU the customer will actually be crafting the cocktails with her step by step. Customers will be divided into groups of 2 for this class to make ingredients stretch.

Most of us are hands on learners anyway, so why not learn how to expertly make a cocktail and become the person everyone wants at their next dinner party?

Tickets are $15 plus fees per person, but everyone attending will receive a $5 credit towards featured products of the event. Light snacks and water will be provided. Click here for tickets.

This class would make a great date night, a fun early Father’s Day gift or just a good old night out. We will see you on 6/7!

Crown Royal Ambassador on 4/18!

Come join us for an intimate tasting featuring Crown Royal Brand Ambassador Stephen Wilson on Thursday, April 18th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. This tasting will feature three of Crown Royal’s finest Whiskys: Northern Rye, (former #1 Whisky of the Year) Special Reserve and XR.

Tickets are $5 plus fees, seating will be limited. Click here for tickets.

We will feature special pricing on all Crown* products this night only. *no rain checks or holds.

We will see you on 4/18!

Per Stephen’s Bio:

“Good people, good conversation and great whisky.” For Stephen, that’s what it’s all about. As Crown Royal’s Director of Whisky Engagement, he’s able to combine all of those things and more. He has had the pleasure of representing the Diageo whiskies for over twelve years and his diverse background, coupled with his love for whisky, allows him to bring a one of a kind approach to his work.

Stephen thrives on sharing his knowledge and enjoyment of whisky with everyone from the connoisseur to the novice-adult experiencing whisky for the first time. His work has taken him throughout the world and includes: PR/media events, private events, seminars, whisky festivals and education courses. From 2006 – 2015, he was the host of the Johnnie Walker Journey and House of Walker, a multi-sensory, one of kind tasting experience.

Having completed in-depth industry training across Canada, Scotland, Ireland, Kentucky and Tennessee, Stephen is well versed in whisky history, production processes, wood/barrel management, sensory evaluation and maturation. He has also had the privilege of studying alongside a wide variety of whisky experts at some of the world’s most renowned distilleries, including the Crown Royal Masters Blenders at LaSalle and the Johnnie Walker Master Blenders at Cardhu.

Originally from the heart of American whiskey and Bourbon country, Stephen has called New York City home for the past nineteen years. When he’s not enjoying whisky, Stephen is an avid distance runner who competes regularly, always pushing himself towards a new personal best.

Choose Your Own Flight at the Bar TODAY 1-4 PM

Stop by the bar today to choose your own flight from the following list. All flights include four 3/4oz pours and are $20.

*due to limited availability, not bottles for sale at this time.

Amador Ten Barrels Hop Infused*
Amador Ten Barrels chardonnay barrels
Old Dominick Hulling Station
Barrel Batch 15
Barrel Infinite Barrel*
Barrel Rye
1792 Single Barrel*
Elijah Craig Small Batch
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof*
Peerless Rye
Willett Pot Still*
Blanton’s*
Old Forester 1910*
Blood Oath Pact 1-3*
WhistlePig 10 Year Lukas Store Pick
Eagle Rare*
Sazerac Rye*
Four Roses Lukas Private Selection OBSQ
Four Roses Lukas Private Selection OBSF*
High West Double Rye
Col. EH Taylor Small Batch*
Basil Hayden’s
AD Laws Four Grain Bonded
AD Laws Rye
Knob Creek Cask Strength Rye
Rossville Union Rye
Remus Repeal Reserve Batch 1*
Lagavulin 16 Year
Highland Park 12 Year
Dalwhinnie 15 Year
Aberlour 12 Year

 

New AGE STATED Japanese Whisky

Now in stock, three new Japanese Whiskys from the Kurayoshi Distillery, two of them aged stated. We should be getting an 18 Year version at some point in the future. With the sudden boom in Japanese Whisky it’s getting harder and harder to find aged-stated whisky, and here’s your opportunity.

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The Kurayoshi 12 Year Malt Whisky
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The Kurayoshi 8 Year Malt Whisky
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The Kurayoshi Sherry Cask Malt Whisky
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