This Week’s Picks – June 29

With the 4th of July celebration almost here we have picked out a great variety of drinks to enjoy during the celebration. For wine there is The Federalist Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel, for beer there is Weyerbacher’s 20th anniversary Belgian Style Dark Ale and for spirits there is Ranchero Tequila Gold & Silver and Moon Joos vodka jel shots. Start the 4th of July weekend with a great drink. 

The Federalist Cabernet Sauvignon & Zinfandel Wine

The perfect wine to celebrate America’s independence, The Federalist Cabernet Sauvignon honors one of the founding fathers Benjamin Franklin. It has aromas of Aromas of blackberries, blueberries and cinnamon spice. One the palate it has good density, a firm tannin structure, and a long, smooth finish. The Zinfandel honors the first president of United States and founding father George Washington. It has a dark purple color with aromas of plums, cherries and cinnamon spice. On the palate it also has good density and supple tannins, with bright acidity and a nice long, smooth finish. If you’re looking for a wine to celebrate the 4th of July, look no further, these two wines will surely satisfy.

IMG_0772Ranchero Tequila Gold & Silver

Ranchero Tequila is a Mexican tequila that comes in two flavors silver and gold and it’s one of the finest value brands in the 100% Agave Tequila category. This tequila is is produced in pot stills, with strict quality control measures adhering to the Mexican government to make sure it produces a quality spirit. The Silver has a crystalline color and has an aroma of pleasant smooth agave. On the palate it has a nice, slightly amezcalado flavor. The gold  has an intense copper yellow color and a nice smooth scent and smooth taste. This a great all around tequila for any occasion.

IMG_0769Weyerbacher 20th Anniversary Belgian Style Dark Ale

Weyerbacher Brewing company of Easton, Pennsylvania celebrated 20 years of brewing awesome beer by brewing this limited edition ale. This anniversary beer is a Belgian dark ale that is malty with notes of caramel, raisins and berries and subtle hints of coriander and star anise. At only 11% ABV it’s potent but delicious. We only have a limited supply so get some before they are all gone.

IMG_0762Moon Joos Vodka Jel Shots

These vodka jel shots were developed in New Zealand and come in four great flavors apple, grape, peach and blueberry. At 13% ABV these premade jello shots are fun and taste great. Perfect to break during a party or celebration.


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