Free Tastings (Week of 10/23/13)

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Blackwell Rum

Featuring:
Blackwell Rum – (750)
Jamaica

 

Thursday Oct 24, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Celebrate Cider Week
It’s New York Cider Week, and we’re getting in on the fun with free in-store tastings and an Applepalooza (tickets here). Stop by the store on Thursday to try five tasty fall treats!

Featuring:
Eve’s Cider, Bittersweet – (750)
White, USA, New York
Eve’s Cider, Rustica – (750)
Amber, USA, New York
Farnum Hill Extra Dry Sparkling Apple Cider – NV (750)
White, USA, New Hampshire
Farnum Hill Kingston Black Cider – 2012 (750)
White, USA, New Hampshire
Farnum Hill Dooryard Cider – (750)
White, USA, New Hampshire

Mizu Shochu
Come taste this genshu (undiluted) saké in the store today. It’s got assertive aromas of canteloupe and pepper, and it softens nicely with a bit of water.

Featuring:
Mizunomai Shochu – (750)
Japan, Saga

 

Friday, Oct 25, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

More Cider Week Fun at Astor
It’s a wonderful time of year, no? Leaves are changing, the air is a little crisper, and there’s cider everywhere you look. At least, there is if you hang out at Astor a lot. Come by Friday to try this trio, and have a happy Cider Week!

Featuring:
Valverán Sparkling Cider – (750)
White, Spain
“20 Manzanas”, Valverán – (375)
Amber, Spain
Slyboro Ciders, Old Sin – (750)
Amber, USA, New York, Hudson River

Barr Hill Spirits
Barr Hill, founded by Vermont beekeeper Todd Hardie, makes some of the most exciting spirits we’ve tried lately. (Todd also graciously agreed to loan us his antique still for our window display!) Stop by for a taste this Friday.

Featuring:
Barr Hill Elderberry Cordial – (375)
USA, Vermont
Barr Hill Gin – (750)
USA, Vermont
Barr Hill Vodka – (375)
USA, Vermont

 

Saturday, Oct 26, 2013 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Celebrate Cider Week; Doc’s Draft Hard

Featuring:
Doc’s Draft Hard Apple Cider – (SGL)
White, USA, New York
Doc’s Draft Hard Pear Cider – (SGL)
White, USA, New York
Doc’s Draft Hard Pumpkin Apple Cider – (SGL)
Amber, USA, New York, Hudson River

Santa Teresa

Featuring:
Santa Teresa 1796 Solera Rum – (750)
Venezuela
Santa Teresa Anejo Gran Reserva Rum – (750)
Venezuela