Friday June 29th
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Join us this sweltering Friday evening for a tasting of adult beverages designed to quench your thirst and prime you for the mid-week July 4th. To kick off the evening, we’re welcoming FREE STATE BREWING CO., opened in 1989 as the first legal brewery in Kansas in over 100 years, who’ll be bringing these excellent beers for you to try:
STORMCHASER IPA – A bold, blonde American IPA employ a healthy dose of wheat malt and generous amounts of Crystal, Centennial, and Citra hops. The hops provide a great citrusy bouquet and abundant notes of grapefruit and orange, while the wheat malt provides a crisp tartness to this lighter-bodied IPA.
GOLDEN WHEAT – Light and refreshing golden beer brewed in a style all our own. Goes down easy and finishes clean.
POST ROCK PILSNER – a pleasant malt flavor, a medium body and a finely balanced hop character. They use premium Bohemian pilsner malt and imported specialty malts along with prized Czech Saaz hops to craft this fine lager beer for your summer.
For the liquors, our fine rep from Glazers will be bringing the new line-up of delicious BOTANICAL VODKAS from KETEL ONE, made with real botanicals and infused with natural fruit essences – with no sugar, no artificial sweeteners and no artificial flavors.
GRAPEFRUIT & ROSE – fit for those who seek zesty mouthwatering grapefruit and the elegance of refined rose petals. Each botanical essence is individually and naturally obtained through innovative extraction methods and distillation processes for the freshest, cleanest, most crisp taste possible.
CUCUMBER & MINT – for those who appreciate crisp cucumbers and light tones of fresh garden mint.
PEACH & ORANGE BLOSSOM – appeals to those who enjoy lush, juicy white peaches and bold notes of fragrant orange blossoms.
And for the wines, another one of our fine reps from Glazers will be bringing these for you to sample:
FAMILLE PERRIN RESERVE ROSE – earning a score of 89 points from Wine Enthusiast, this Cotes du Rhone dry rosé features hints of wet stone, strawberry and barely ripe melon. It’s vibrant, refreshing and an ideal thirst-quencher for the warm months ahead.
CRISTOM PINOT GRIS – earning a score of 90 points from Wine Spectator, and 92 points and an Editors Choice from Wine Enthusiast, this stainless steel tank-fermented wine from Willamette Valley offers apple, pear and melon flavors with a bright and lively minerality that makes it perfect for the heat..
ALEXANDER VALLEY VINEYARDS CABERNET SAUVIGNON – earning a score of 90 points from Robert Parker, this wine made from 100% organically grown grapes offers up big, juicy, rather classic Cabernet Sauvignon flavor that is super-concentrated with loads of chocolate, plum, blackberry, and cassis.
DRY CREEK CHENIN BLANC – earning a score of 92 points from Wine.com and 91 points from Wine Enthusiast, as well as being #18 Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Best Buys of 2017, this full-bodied, dry and flavorful wine shows notes of dried citrus peel, lively minerality, and tart melon flavors with a crisp acidity on the finish.
ANTIGAL UNO MALBEC – earning a score of 90 points from Wine Spectator, this Argentinian wine offers delicious plums, strawberries and blackberry flavors with enticing hints of violets, vanilla, and milk chocolate brightened by a modest natural acidity.