Friday Tasting - What's your favorite Pumpkin Beer? Is it made in Austria?

Friday, August 12, 2022

Time: 04:00pm - 07:30pm

Type: Wine Tasting

Location: The Wine Cabinet

Event Free


CALL US AT 703-668-WINE(9463)

Come in this weekend and visit with us!

The Beers!!
Two Roads "Roadsmary's Baby" Rum Barrel Pumpkin Ale, 6 pack 12oz. $15.99

ABV 6.8%
Roadsmary’s Baby is a traditional pumpkin ale with a Two Roads spin, it's aged in rum barrels for added complexity and depth of flavor.
The result is a smooth drinking ale with notes of pumpkin, spices, vanilla, oak and a touch of rum. 

Schafly Pumpkin Ale, 6 pack 12oz. $15.99
ABV = 8%
Hailed as one of the best beers of its kind, it’s the reason why fall is your favorite season. Schlafly’s Special Release Pumpkin Ale is well-balanced from start to finish, with notes of caramel and ginger throughout. Fermented in pounds of fresh pumpkin squash and a brewer’s wort and sugar mix before being filtered through a spiced infusion of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg, it turns out exactly how it is inteded to taste: like a slice of pie in a bottle

Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale, 4 pack 12 oz. $17.99
ABV: 10.0%
A barrel-aged ale brewed with Kentucky-sourced pumpkin, richly spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. This robust, limited-release seasonal brew makes for a flavorful sipping beer to slowly warm up with as the weather cools. 

The Wines!!
Paul Direder Rose', 12 oz. Can $3.99

Light salmon-red color, vitalizing fresh fruit
like strawberries and raspberries, crisp clean dry finish
Serving Suggestion: Rosé, a glass of wine for the spring and the summer,
ideal with vegetables,  Asian noodle and fish dishes.

Ruttenstock "Reid Reipersberg" Gruner Veltliner $19.99
From one of the older Grüner Vineyards in the Weinviertel, the Reipersberg has “Urgestein”, the effects of ancient rock formations, and shows wonderful complexity, minerality, fresh intense exotic scent, spice and elegance.  An excellent choice for fish and seafood of all types.

Steininger Reisling Kamptal $19.99
Light golden-yellow color, aromas of vineyard peaches, pineapple and apricots
which continue to the crisp, dry finish.
A perfectly balanced Riesling with an elegant minerality.
The aromas and flavors are underlined with a harmonic acidity and perfectly balanced with fruit.
Wonderful match for fish courses, especially trout and catfish.

Bauer Wagram Cuvee' Red $18.99
40% Blaufrankisch, 40% Zweigelt, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Merlot
Cherry fruit with amaretto tones, red berries and herbs. On the palate cherry fruit again, with dark berry aromas and a pleasant background of herbs, good extract fruit, fine soft tannin. It finishes with a dry elegance and delicately herb tones of chocolate and cherries. Although absolutely delicious on its own, it will complement beef, duck, grilled pork, tuna, and rich red sauces.  

Hillinger Blaufrankisch $17.99
Intensive ruby-red color with a purple rim, in the nose typical spice, blueberry,  blackberry, and cinnamon. 
This impression is prolonged on the palate, supported by a firm body and grippy tannins. 
The long spicy finish is the perfect ending.