Liquor World Traveler

GREETINGS BEER, WINE & SPIRITS LOVERS!

Kent Starr, Liquor World, Fayetteville, ARWelcome to the April Edition of the Liquor World Traveler. Spring is here but these are difficult times.

Just to let you know, we are taking steps at Liquor World to help in any way we can during these COVID-19 days. Our inventory is good.

Curbside Pickup: Call your order in advance, pay over the phone with a credit card, pull up and call us and we will load your order into your trunk.

You can also order from the parking lot via phone and we'll bring it out to your car.

The store is open if you prefer to shop yourself. We are taking great care to keep the store sanitized. We are cleaning shopping carts, entrance and exit doors, cooler doors, handles, bathroom, counters, credit card machine, cash registers and phones.

Your safety is important to us. Please practice safe, social distancing. Liquor World is a huge store and there is a lot of room for people to keep their distance from one another.

New hours Monday - Thursday: 9am-9pm
Friday & Saturday: 9am-10pm

Come and visit us.
Be well, stay safe.
Kent Starr





Happy Passover to all of our Jewish friends. We have a collection of kosher wines for your Passover seder.

Beautiful & elegant!

Cava'mosa

1/2 oz. elderflower liqueur
3 oz. Cupcake Cava
1 oz. fresh orange juice
Orange slice for garnish

Place orange slice garnish in glass, add elderflower liqueur and Cupcake Cava, then finish with fresh orange juice.

Recipe and photo thanks to CupcakeVineyards.com.

Le Coeur Cremant de loire Reine
France

A collaboration with Rodolphe & Ludivine Marteau and Vincent Leclair - both fourth generation families in Touraine. The Marteaus took over their family’s estate in 2010 which is a 29 hectare property is located on South bank of the river Cher, on siliceous- argilo (clay and flint) soils. Vincent assumed leadership in 2014 at his family’s 45 hectare estate in Pouillé, in the Cher Valley.

The vines average 30 years in age and are meticulously tended by the family. Short-cane pruning, selective ploughing, spring de-budding, deleafing, grass cover throughout the vineyard and green harvest practices all lend to limited yields and best quality fruit at harvest.

Tasting Notes: The nose offers an intense “fruit basket” dominated by citrus scents with a note of blackcurrant bud. In the mouth, all is suppleness and elegance. The final spicy note emphasizes the freshness and the generous length of this Touraine Sauvignon.


Kate Arnold Willamette Pinot Noir
Willamette Valley, Oregon

Color - Pale, medium ruby.
Aromas -  Cherry, black tea, pie crust, baking spices (cinnamon and clove), and purple floral notes.
Flavors - Concentrated berries, ripe cherry, vanilla, & cinnamon.
Structure - Lots of acid at the beginning. Subtle tannins with medium weight. Round palate at the finish.

Oak regimen -100% French Oak; 1-2 years old

92 Points - The Tasting Panel ~ “This stunning Pinot Noir shows off a good balance of acidity and concentrated fruit character. Aromas of sweet tobacco, turned soil and dark cherry are inviting. A silky entry of cherry cedar is accented by ginger root, white pepper and black tea tannins. This is one to savor. Aged in 100% French oak.”

89 Points - Wine Spectator ~ “Zesty and focused, with medium-bodied raspberry and green tea flavors that build toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2024.” 3,707 cases made. — TF

GOLD - Oregon Wine Competition

Pessimist Red
Paso Robles, California

Pessimist has a powerful and intensely aromatic nose that ascends to greet you with blueberry, boysenberry and black plum fragrance. Evolving layers reveal elderberry and truffle, with cocoa and cardamom spice accents, further augmented by hints of eucalyptus, leather, cherry pipe tobacco and grilled meats. The finish is smooth and leisurely. Essences of pure dark berry fruit seemingly refuse to abate with a gorgeous fitting finale.

Blend: Petite Sirah 64%, Syrah 23%, 10% Zinfandel, 2% Lagrein, and 1% Tannat.

92 Points, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
A value-priced Rhône blend that usually contains some Zinfandel and Petite Syrah, the 2017 Pessimist offers up rich aromas of dark fruit, grilled meat, licorice and black olive. It's full-bodied, rich and spicy, with good balance and an intense, flavorful finish.

92 Points, Wine Enthusiast
This blend of primarily Petite Sirah, Syrah and Zinfandel starts with rich, lush aromas of black cherry, vanilla cream and caramel, with a hint of earth. Framed by solid tannins and bright acidity, the palate runs through similar fruit and spice flavors with plenty of power.

90 Points, Jeb Dunnuck
Moving to the 2017s, the already bottled 2017 Pessimist is a lot of wine for not much buck. This full-bodied, fleshy, sexy wine gives up lots of black fruits, chocolate, spice, and subtle vanilla notes and certainly put a smile on my face. It’s a pleasure bent, undeniably hedonistic wine to drink over the coming couple of years.

Kale Somerston White Grenache Blanc
Napa Valley, California

In 2008, Kale and his wife Ranko set out to create Rhône inspired wines from extraordinary vineyards in Northern California under their own label, Kale Wines. Specializing in small production, handcrafted wines, Kale utilizes new technologies as well as ancient techniques to express the unique vineyards' most delicious characteristics.

Winemaker Notes: Kaffir lime blossom, white peach and fresh-cut pineapple aromatics. Crushed gravel minerality frame the mid-palate. Brisk acidity comes off as zesty citrus. Comice pear, citron and herbal nuance through the finish. This wine will develop natural tartrate crystals through aging.

92 Points, Wine Enthusiast
From a site tucked within the eastern hills of the appellation, this is a 100% varietal expression, dark hay in color, sparkling in minerality and sporting a gravelly edge. Stainless steel and one neutral French oak barrel helped ferment and age. Flinty, it shines in lime, peach and pear.

Aviatrix Grenache
California

The first-ever wine collaboration between La Sirena winemaker/owner Heidi Barrett and her two daughters, winemaker Chelsea Barrett, and sales/marketing director Remi Barrett. Aviatrix Grenache is dedicated to the intrepid women throughout the history of aviation, who surpass society’s expectations and limitations to soar to new heights.

Tasting Notes:
This lovely wine is medium garnet in color with aromas of all spice, plum, rainier cherry, and rose. Beautiful purity of aromatics and flavors. Across the palate it is soft, lush, juicy and quite tasty. Very light tannins add structure and nice texture to the mid palate. Flavors are expressive for Grenache, cherry and plum but with layers and complexity, very rhone-like in profile. Medium body and ready to enjoy now. A delicious expression of Grenache.

Mionetto IL Prosecco Organic
Italy

Made from grapes cultivated without usage of chemical product nor synthetical fertilizers, it’s produced from a vinification kept separate from other processes. A sparkling Prosecco with a persistent perlage, it merges delicate fragrances of acacia blossoms and strong tastes of golden apple, pineapple and orange.

Mionetto’s most classic line reflects its connections with the history of the winery in the elegant presentation of the bottle, which features an oblique label design that has always been a characteristic of the winery. The refined design of the label reflects the style of the products. Prestige, quality in every detail!

Cupcake Cava
Spain

Crafted in northern Spain in the traditional Champagne method, our Cava sparkling wine delights any palate with fine bubbles and creamy flavors of lemon mousse, baked pear, and toasted brioche.

Cupcake Cava comes from the Penendes region of Northern Spain, where mild temperatures and moderate rainfall create ideal grape-growing conditions. The wine is aged for 9 months in bottle, creating fine bubbles and a rich, complex flavor profile. The end result is a delicious, crisp yet creamy sparkler with a soft finish.

Three Henrys Chardonnay
France

The Chardonnay wine grape is planted in virtually every wine region in the world. But this one comes from France, where Chardonnay was first created seven centuries ago. Estate grown. 100% Chardonnay. Unoaked.
~ Tastes like exotic fruits, apple and lime zest

Three Henrys Rosè
France

Unlike other wines, Rose doesn’t get better with age. Typically, the newer the rose, the fresher it is.
~ Tastes like a fruit basket of flavors with a notable smack of nectarine
~ Always served chilled
~ Pairs well with barbeque, cookies and bubble baths

Estate grown. 45% Grenache, 20% Caladoc, 20% Merlot

Old Westminster Franc Fizz
Maryland

Maryland-grown Cabernet Franc fermented and aged in stainless steel. A few weeks ago, we had a wild idea: let's blend in 10% fresh 2019 Marquette juice. Within a few days the juice was spontaneously fermenting and the wine was hand bottled under crown-cap to capture natural effervescence. The result? A bright & juicy blend, full of life, uncomplicated, and marked by soft tannins, fresh bubbles and brambly fruit.

Old Westminster Pét-Nat Chardonnay
Maryland

Noteworthy wines, uniquely Maryland, expressive of soil, climate and geography.

This natural style of sparkling wine is made from Chardonnay grown in our Home Vineyard in Westminster MD. Pét-nats are made by bottling still-fermenting wine under cap and allowing fermentation to finish in the bottle. Beyond the fact that it’s downright delicious, pét-nat doesn’t have any additives, there’s no blending, and the all-natural process is a direct reflection of the vineyard and the vintage. Once the still-fermenting juice is bottled, you don’t taste it again until it’s in your glass. This makes it a little unpredictable, and that spontaneity is one reason why it’s so popular.
 
This wine offers a dazzling and vivid expression of Chardonnay - high acidity, apricots and limes, distinctive texture and a refreshing stream of lively bubbles!


Georges Duboeuf Introduces New Line of Sustainable Wines from Pays’d’Oc. All use sustainable farming practices.


Georges Duboeuf Chardonnay Wildflower
France

Shiny golden color. Aromas of fresh exotic fruits, acacia honey, peach, citrus, and vanilla. Smooth and creamy with a clean finish.

Winemaker Notes: The grapes for this wine came from south-facing IGP vineyards in the Pays d’Oc department of Aude, a few miles from the Medieval city of Carcassonne, in the high valleys of the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. Between the lush mountains and the deep blue Mediterranean Sea, it has an ideal climate for growing grapes. After picking and destemming, the juice is pressed and undergoes fermentation at controlled temperatures in stainless steel vats, with frequent pumping-over during the process.

The flower pictured on the Chardonnay label is the Yellow Gentian, which bloom in the fields and vineyards of the Pays d’Oc.

Georges Deboeuf Cabernet Sauvignon Wildflower
France

This Cabernet Sauvignon boast a shimmering, deep ruby color and aromas of black cherry jam, spice and vanilla. With a bold and luscious mouthfeel and silky tannins, it benefits from a subtle touch of French oak. There are notes of bitter cocoa on the finish.

Winemaker Notes: The grapes for this wine came from south-facing IGP vineyards in the Pays d’Oc department of Aude, a few miles from the Medieval city of Carcassonne, in the high valleys of the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. Between the lush mountains and the deep blue Mediterranean Sea, it has an ideal climate for growing grapes. After picking and destemming, the juice is pressed, undergoes maceration and malolactic fermentation, with frequent pumping-over during the process. The wine is fermented at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks.

The flower pictured on the Cabernet Sauvignon label is Scabiosa, which bloom in the fields and vineyards of the Pays d’Oc.

Georges Deboeuf Merlot Wildflower
France

This Merlot has a shining, deep ruby color and aromas of dark fruits like plum and cassis, with spice and hints of oak, licorice and cocoa. Full-bodied and concentrated, it has a luscious mouthfeel and silky tannins, with a touch of sweetness on the finish.

Winemaker Notes: The grapes for this wine came from south-facing IGP vineyards in the Pays d’Oc department of Aude, a few miles from the Medieval city of Carcassonne, in the high valleys of the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. Between the lush mountains & the deep blue Mediterranean Sea, it has an ideal climate for growing grapes. After picking & destemming, the juice is pressed, undergoes maceration and malolactic fermentation, with frequent pumping-over during the process. The wine is fermented at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks & sees no oak.

The flower pictured on the Merlot label is Cornflower, which bloom in the fields and vineyards of the Pays d’Oc.

Georges Deboeuf Pinot Noir Wildflower
France

This Pinot Noir features a bright ruby color. It exudes aromas of red fruits, especially cherry and wild strawberry. With an elegant and luscious mouthfeel, the fruit-forward palate has notes of spice from the French oak. Unctuous and delicious through the finish.

Winemaker Notes: The grapes for this wine came from south-facing IGP vineyards in the Pays d’Oc department of Aude, a few miles from the Medieval city of Carcassonne, in the high valleys of the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. Between the lush mountains and the deep blue Mediterranean Sea, it has an ideal climate for growing grapes. After picking and destemming, the juice is pressed, undergoes maceration and malolactic fermentation, with frequent pumping-over during the process. The wine is fermented at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks and sees no oak.

The flower pictured on the Pinot Noir label is the Red Poppy, which bloom in the fields and vineyards of the Pays d’Oc.

Georges Deboeuf Morgon Jean Descombes
Gamay from Beaujolais, Burgundy, France

Winemaker Notes: A brilliant garnet color, this Morgon reveals intense aromas of jammy dark berries with hints of kirsch and spices. Fresh and clean on the palate, this is a powerful, well structured wine with firm tannins.

Georges Duboeuf Julienas Capitans
France

History and terroir : This 19th-Century castle is situated right in the heart of AOC Cru Juliénas, in a locality known as Les Capitans. The remarkably old vines form a single vineyard that circles the estate and benefits from optimal soil and microclimate conditions. Exposure to the sun allows the grapes to attain perfect ripening before they are harvested.

Tasting: This wine displays a sumptuous deep red color. Its complex nose offers an array of fruits, from peach to raspberry and black currant, with a subtle touch of cinnamon. Ample structure and excellent balance will allow this wine to age in bottle quite gracefully.

Slo Ddown Send Nudes Rosé
Sonoma Coast, California

This vintage of rosé from SLO Down Wines is bound to get you back in your birthday suit! Made from 100% free-run juice of Sonoma Coast pinot noir, SEND NUDES is a prepossessing pale pink sherbert. This rose Bursts at the seams with ripe peach, fresh-cut watermelon, crushed ginger and white grapefruit. Upon entry, flavors of white nectarine, wild berries, and fresh-cut watermelon flutter the pallet. As freshness lingers, you are left with a subtlety of citrus rind and white grapefruit. It’ll remind you that showing skin is always in.

Sacred Power Sake

This is the only Japanese sake brewed with Shinriki, a rare strain of rice that is the ancestor of many of today's sake rices. It was recently revived from small stocks by this brewery. This is a rich, full flavored sake with fresh-cut green grass aromas and hints of tropical fruits with cantaloupe leading by a nose. The mouth feel is silky with mango and baked pear flavors and suggestions of creme brulee, though the sweetness is kind to the palate with excellent acidity leading the way to the finish.



Golden Draak Ale
Belgium Dark Red Triple Ale

A dark brown Triple Ale, which makes it an exception among the Belgian Triples.  Gulden Draak is re-fermented in the bottle, and in the keg, making it a real “Living Beer”. The second fermentation offers the nice creamy head and the full body of the centuries old brewers yeast. It is a beer that you can actually nimble to adventure the complex taste.  Gulden Draak balances a natural malt toffee-like sweetness with a mellow happiness and some hoppy accents.  The aroma is round, sweet and hides the 10.5% alcohol per volume. Another name for this type of complex beer is “Barley Wine.”  You sip and enjoy this beer slowly, as a treat you definitely deserve.
10.5% ABV

Piraat Ale
Belgium Abbey Ale

In the 17th and 18th century, ales like Piraat were highly prized and sought after by seafaring pirates and their captains. A pint a day was the ration passed down by the Captain to his crew. Piraat has a well rounded body and a wickedly rich flavor. The powerful glow builds from the inside with a deep golden hue and soft haze. With aggressive amounts of hops and malts a mild sweetness is coupled with colorful aromas fresh bread, spices, tropial fruits for a compex taste any ‘Pirate’ would enjoy!
10.5 ABV

Cigar City Wedge Cut Wheat
American Wheat Ale with Lemon Peel

Whether you’re slicing lemons, a golf ball, or the end of a cigar, Wedge Cut’s addition of lemon peel and Lemon Drop hops add refreshing complexity to the beer’s effervescent body, herbal hop flavor, and cracker-like maltiness.

Tasting notes: Cracker-like malt aroma and lemongrass play on the nose of this American Wheat Ale. Lemon verbena and lemon zest flavors give way to a crisp maltiness punctuated with snappy bitterness and a refreshing wheat texture on the palate. 4.5% ABV, 22 IBUs

Sierra Nevada Wild Little Thing
Slightly Sour Ale
Guava, Hibiscus & Strawberry

This slightly sour Wild Little Thing has just the right smack of tartness for serious refreshment, while guava, hibiscus and strawberry lend fruity-sweet depth and a bright pop of color. 5.5% ABV, 7 IBUs

How Do We Slightly Sour?
What Is Kettle Souring?

"Here at Sierra Nevada, we make plenty of sour beers the traditional way—wooden barrels and lots of time. But for Wild Little Thing, brewed to be slightly sour, we use the accelerated “kettle souring” technique. First, we make wort (unfermented beer) without hops. Then we boil it, cool it and add lactobacillus, the same friendly bacteria you know from yogurt or sauerkraut. Lactobacillus turns sugar into lactic acid. Voila! Now we’re sour. We blend this special wort (roughly 10%) back into Wild Little Thing’s total wort to achieve its tartness."

Stiegl Radler Raspberry

Fresh Raspberry juice gives Himbeere its striking bright-pink color and aroma of fresh jam.
The blend of Stiegl Goldbräu shines through the delicate raspberry making the beer slightly more effervescent than Grapefruit and Lemon Radler.

However, Stiegl Radler Himbeere maintains the refreshing lightness synonymous with Stiegl Radlers. ABV 2.0% Made in Austria.


Yuengling Flight

D. G. Yuengling & Son is the oldest operating brewing company in America, established in 1829. In 2018, by volume of sales, it was the largest craft brewery, sixth largest overall brewery and largest wholly American-owned brewery in the United States. Its headquarters are in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.

Raise the bar with the next generation of light beer. FLIGHT by Yuengling is easy drinking, clean, crisp, and refreshing. FLIGHT is only 95 calories, 2.6g carbs, 4.2 ABV

Prairie Weekend
Stout - Pastry

It's packed with coconut, cacao nibs, and a *serious* amount of MARSHMALLOW (as opposed to a "whimsical" amount of marshmallow, which we find stupid and dumb and lame and stupid). HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND! 13.3% ABV

Leinenkugel Spritzen

Beer with a splash of seltzer.
We’ve brewed up something completely new to join our family of German-inspired beers with a twist: Leinenkugel’s Spritzen. Spritzen is beer with a splash of seltzer and natural flavors, so it offers the lightness and subtle fruit flavor of a seltzer, while still delivering that unmistakable crisp beer taste. Combining the best of both beer and seltzer, Spritzen is only 93 calories and comes in three delicious flavors: Grapefruit, Pineapple Strawberry, and Raspberry Lemon. It’s kinda beer. Kinda seltzer. Kinda awesome.
Flavors Available: Grapefruit, Raspberry Lemon, Pineapple Strawberry
4.2% ABV, 3 IBUs

Corona Hard Seltzer

Corona Hard Seltzer is a tasty, spiked sparkling water with a splash of natural fruit flavor that allows you to relax and enjoy the moment. Corona Hard Seltzer is the only hard seltzer brand with 0g carbs, 0g sugars* and Corona's chill attitude along with all the other benefits you expect from a hard seltzer like 90 calories, natural flavors, and gluten-free. Available in refreshing flavors such as Tropical Lime, Mango, Cherry, and Blackberry Lime.

Left Hand Brewing Co. – NEW to Arkansas!!
Brewed in Colorado

We are now carrying a wide variety of Left Hand Brewing Co. beers. Come check them out.

It all started with a humble homebrew kit and the drive to make better beer. Tired of the same bland and dated choices everywhere, Air Force friends Eric Wallace and Dick Doore set out to make the kind of beer that excited them; beer they wanted to drink. A hobby quickly became an obsession and it wasn't long before Left Hand Brewing was born in Longmont, Colorado. Over 26 years later, we're still forging our own path, building community around better beer. Because to us, serving both is equally essential. And because when you're not satisfied with the way things are, you change them.
"When The Mainstream goes right, we go left."

Noble Oak Double Oak Rye

Kentucky- The majority of a rye's character comes from the wood, and with Noble Oak they marry two of the world's best cask types. Charred New American White Oak barrels, for a minimum of 1year, add complexity & flavor using the same wood once used to craft the most sought after port.

Tasting Notes: Freshly milled rye on the nose followed by cinnamon spice. Hints of dark maple balance the rye spice. The finish is lingering and complex.



Noble Oak Double Oak Bourbon

This incredible bourbon finished with sherry oak cask staves earned Double Gold at the North American Bourbon and Whiskey Competition alike.

Tasting Notes: Spice and roasted corn, herbs, wood, cumin, and ginger on the nose. A medium bodied warming, palate with vanilla, leather, eucalyptus, dark chocolate, with richness of flavor from some of the finest sherry oak staves and sweet caramel corn on the finish.



Kentucky Owl Confiscated Whiskey

Kentucky- Confiscated pays tribute to the barrels the government seized from C.M. Dedman just ahead of Prohibition. Drinkers will enjoy notes of oak, caramel, mesquite banana bread and dark chocolate.The palate is complex with soft woodiness, sweetness of a banana pudding vanilla wafer.

Small Batch Bourbon.
Taste: Rich, Oak, Caramel, Tobacco, Long




Dixie Vodka

Made in America, Raised in the South. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, Dixie Vodka is an independent, American-made craft spirit with roots in the New South renaissance. When you drink Dixie Vodka, think pride, hospitality and craftsmanship.


Peaky Blinders Irish Whiskey

Peaky Blinder Whiskey Bottling Note:
This is an Irish whiskey that has enjoyed a finishing period in Sherry casks before being bottled as part of the Peaky Blinder range from Sadler's. The name comes from a street gang that was around in the late 19th and early 20th Century, a member of which you can see on the label - note the all important cap, which apparently was where the gang name originates.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt:
Nose: Blackcurrant and apple, with a hint of toffee underneath.
Palate: Melted chocolate, apricots and dried peels.
Finish: A subtle hint of cinnamon sticks around on the finish.

Awards for Peaky Blinder Whiskey

Silver
Irish Blended - Standard - 2019
The Irish Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business)

Revel Stoke Roasted Pecan Whiskey

Canada- The perfect blend of pecan and whisky has joined the lineup. This unique profile is made with all natural pecan flavors and a hint of praline that leaves a smooth, sweet flavor.



Caption Morgan Orange Vanilla Twist

There is more fun to be had this summer with Limited Edition Captain Morgan Orange Vanilla Twist! This delicious liquid tastes like summer in a glass with the sweet and fruity combination of orange and vanilla.

Enjoy with ginger ale, cola or in an orange slushie for some YUM!
30% ABV

Cayman Jack Moscow Mule

Cayman Jack Moscow Mule has a beautiful balance between sweetness from the sugar and tartness from the lime, with a hint of spicy ginger. Clean and smooth on the finish, it’s very thirst-quenching. 5.8% ABV

Agalima Organic Margarita Mix

Single-pressed limes and Jalisco blue agave nectar will give your cocktails a refreshing, just-squeezed taste—the perfect partner for all of your boozy beverages.

Because of our dedication to pure, organic ingredients, Agalima Organic Margarita mix is made with nothing but the finest produce and only all-natural sweeteners. We single-press hand-picked organic limes for that just-squeezed taste. Our product is sweetened with the rich honey notes of Jalisco blue agave nectar for an all-natural flavor. This versatile product is naturally the perfect base for cocktails made with premium spirits.


 


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