Liquor World Traveler


Kent Starr, Liquor World, Fayetteville, ARWelcome to our Mid-December Holiday edition of the Liquor World Traveler with a few end of the year LW Staff Picks for 2020.

Holiday shopping is easy at Liquor World. The Holiday gift packs are arriving daily! Remember they cost no more than the standard bottle price (without the gifts!)

We make every effort to assure the accuracy of information & pricing in our correspondence. In the rare instance of inaccurate pricing, we apologize and will stand behind the pricing posted in the store.

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. Call us at 479-587-0480.

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

Our store is clean and we invite you to shop with us. 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.

Thank you all for shopping with us at Liquor World and stay safe!!

We appreciate you,
Kent Starr

Liquor World
Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve ~ 9am-9pm
Christmas Day ~ Closed
New Year's Eve ~ 9am-10pm
New Year's Day ~ 9am-5pm

Burly Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley, California

Dusty chocolate and black cherry aromas layered with bright fruit notes and oak. Velvety and intense, leading to dark cherry and boysenberry notes. This is an elegantly structured wine with silkiness through the mid-palate and a persistent, juicy finish. Deep, coating tannins ensure that this wine will age beautifully in the cellar. A wonderful mineral note shines through the whole experience. Layered, complex, and lingering, a true wine drinking experience. Wonderful now, this wine will benefit from further bottle aging reaching its peak in 4 to 6 years but drinkable for 12 years.

Grgich Charddonay
Napa Valley, California

40+ Years of Chardonnay Glory ~ Mike Grgich’s Chardonnay won best white wine at the Judgment of Paris in 1976. Over 40 years later, the family-owned Grgich Hills Estate continues to passionately craft award-winning wines that show their certified-organic vineyards’ true essence.

This is a classically-styled wine that is alive with delicious, food friendly acidity. Fermented and aged 10 months in French oak.

Pol Roger Champagne

An elegant Champagne with a smoky, minerally underpinning and subtle flavors of poached pear, toast, candied lemon zest and ginger riding the finely detailed bead. Harmonious, and hard to stop sipping. Pairs well with smoked fish and zesty grilled chicken.

Laurent Perrier Brute Rosé

Winemaker Notes: The Cuvée Rosé from Laurent-Perrier is the most recognized rosé champagne in the world.The house uses its proprietary maceration technique and the wine is crafted for a fragrance and not mixed for a color. Held in an elegant bottle inspired by King Henri IV, it has been widely acknowledged for its consistent high quality for more than 40 years, and it is the benchmark for rosé champagne around the world. 

Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé is truly remarkable for its highly expressive bouquet, stemming from very careful preservation of fresh fruit aromas during the wine making. Made with 100% Pinot Noir from 10 different "crus" (or villages), from the North and South areas of the Montagne de Reims, as well as the famous village of Bouzy. Grapes from carefully selected plots are meticulously sorted and de-stemmed before going into the vats, and the controlled maceration helps with the color extraction and the development of the full aromatic richness of the Pinot Noir. 
Intensely fruity flavors, clean and slightly sharp, the wine opens to the sensation of freshly picked red berries: strawberries, Morello cherries, black currants and raspberries. The finish is supple and rounded. 

96 Points Connoisseurs' Guide
Elegant and fruity at the same time with a quick invitation from bright, pure cherryish notes and then filled out handsomely by whiffs of chalky soils and well-integrated, rich and uplifting yeast-driven scents, this wine manages to be both vigorous and layered at one and the same time. Its bubbles are insistent, finely carved and add to the early sensations of lightness and energy yet also carry the wine long into a balanced, refined finish. And its latter palate grip is exactly what one should expect from the genre. While service with light foods would be our first choice, this one has the beauty to stand alone.

95 Points Decanter
Ethereal floral and raspberry nose. A vinous palate with a mild mousse, the soft texture all wrapped in spice, nuts, smoke and a superior berry tincture. Very long and easy to enjoy.

94 Points Wine Enthusiast
This great rosé combines texture with bright fruit and a bit of age. It is poised between a ripe dosage and a crisp texture, with red fruits and toastiness marking the flavors. It is a fine bottling to enjoy now.

93 Points Wine Spectator
Fragrant wafts of smoke and spice accent the steeped raspberry and mandarin orange peel flavors of this tightly meshed rosé Champagne, which is backed by a vivid spine of mouthwatering acidity and is silky on the palate, with hints of dried herb, licorice and toasted almond playing on the finish. Drink now through 2025.

93 Points Tasting Panel

Deep pink; lush and generous with bright raspberry, tangy acidity and good length; elegant, fresh and long with balance and style.

92 Points Wine & Spirits
Intensely floral, this wine has a copper-pink color that’s reflected in the coppery and salty edge of its raspberry and mineral depths. It’s ripe, savory and clean, and hard to resist if there are duck rillettes nearby.

92 Points James Suckling
Very fruity with lots of strawberry and cherry character. Full and flavorful. Soft and fruity. Delicious and opulent aftertaste. Fruitier style. Drink now.

HG 3 Red Blend
Napa Valley, California

Winemaker Notes: Rich, textural layers define HG III. The 2018 greets with lifted aromatics of wild cherry, blueberry, cassis, and subtle hints of dried flowers and savory herbs. These aromas carry forward on the palate, the medley of saturated, pure fruit flavors providing dimension to the broad-shouldered, sumptuous texture. Dense and concentrated, yet balanced by lively acidity, a refined structure and well-integrated tannins, HG III delivers an eminently drinkable wine at cork-pull.

93 Points Wilfred Wong of

The 2018 Hourglass HG III Proprietary Blend Red Wine is a beautifully built, well-conceived red wine. Tasting notes: This wine exhibits lovely, rich blackberry and oaky aromas and flavors. Enjoy it with a well-marbled, grilled ribeye, and don't overcook the steak. (Tasted: November 24, 2020, San Francisco, CA)

Emmolo Sauvignon Blanc
Napa Valley, California

Inspired by the idea that less is more, this wine is more minerality-driven than fruit-driven. Not grassy or overly ripe, it features delicate fruit flavors and steely, mineral notes that call to mind a first summer rain. Our grapes come largely from family vineyards, and we harvest the fruit at just the right moment to achieve a balance of firm acidity and low alcohol.

A luminous pale gold, this wine opens on the nose with the freshness of a first summer rain, layered with the scene of white peach and a hint of guava. The palate features a lively acidity balanced by delicate fruit flavors of peach and newly ripened honeydew. A tartness builds, softened by a smooth texture that lingers in the most. The mouth-watering finish is unusually bright and crisp.

Blue Note Bourbon

Blue Note is named after the world-famous Memphis blues. Like the blues, Blue Note is bold yet smoother than smooth. Each of their expressions embody Southern culture and Delta flavor.

Premium small batch. Hand bottled every time. Aged a minimum of nine years. Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Crafted in Memphis.

Nose: Maple, butterscotch
Body: Viscous and rich
Taste: Maple, caramel and vanilla
Finish: Smooth with lingering hints of vanilla

Old Forester 1910

Two barrels. One fine bourbon.
On October 22nd. 1910, a fire on the bottling line halted production of Old Forester. Mature whisky ready to be bottled, instead was stored in a secondary barrel. What emerged was a delightful whisky, remarkable enough to become an entirely new expressions – Old Fine Whisky.

Today mimicking this historic bottling, this unique expression of Old Forester has undergone a second barreling, granting it exceptional character, a smooth and sweet flavor and a clean, crisp finish. Entering the second barrel at a low 100 proof allows more of the sweet wood sugars to dissolve into the whiskey. 1910 Old Fine Whiskey is the fourth and final expression of the Whiskey Row Series, presented at 93 proof.

2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition - Bronze Medal

Aroma: Interlaced layers of buttercream, sticky toffee, cedar, and apricot.
Taste: Smooth, well rounded mingling of sweet oatmeal raisin cookie and milk chocolate leading into caramel corn and evolving spice.
Finish: Charred oak leads with a clean peripheral spice.

Crown Royal XO Whisky

Crown Royal XO furthers the signature blend from 50 of their finest whiskies, and then finishes them in cognac casks. Resulting in both an extraordinarily complex and smooth expression, Crown Royal XO is an elegant whisky that is deliciously balanced with hints of vanilla, spice and rich dry fruit.

91 Points Wine Enthusiast - Made with a blend of more than 50 whiskies and then finished in former Cognac casks, this mellow, honey-hued sipper offers vanilla, creamy caramel and fresh apple notes, finishing moderately long with allspice and cinnamon. 

Russell’s Reserve 10 Year Old Bourbon Whiskey

Only a handful of barrels are selected in small batches from the middle section or “center cut” of the rick house by Master Distiller, Jimmy Russell and his son, Associate Master Distiller, Eddie Russell. The whiskey ages for a minimum of 10 years in the deepest no. 4 char, or alligator charred barrels for richer color and deeper flavor. 

Ultimate Spirits Challenge 93 Points - Excellent, Highly Recommended
Master distillers and premier whiskey makers Jimmy and Eddie Russell have brought nearly 100 years of combined experience to artfully crafting Russell's Reserve 10 Year Old Bourbon. This hand selected small batch bourbon has a rich, caramel and vanilla taste and a uniquely smooth finish

Bulleit 10 Year Bourbon ~ Frontier Whiskey

Aged in charred American white oak, select Bulleit Bourbon barrels were set aside to age for 10 years. The result is a special expression of Bulleit that provides a rich, deep, incredibly smooth sipping experience.

San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2015, 2014, 2013: Gold Medal

Beverage Testing Institute
2013: 92, Gold Medal, Exceptional

Ultimate Spirits Challenge
2015: 94, Excellent, Highly Recommended
2014: 92, Excellent, Highly Recommended
2013: 93, Excellent, Highly Recommended

Deep russet in color, rich oaky aromas. Consistently smooth taste with vanilla, dried fruit, and a long, smoky finish.

91.2 proof (45.6% ABV) • 68% corn, 28% rye, 4% malted barley

Lagunitas Willettized Coffee Stout

A smoke-y, coffe-y, bourbon-y barrel-aged beast.

Notes from the brewery: From our friend, the Kentucky distiller J.D. Willett himself, a man of few words, 'We have one type of barrel: Wood. And we put two things in 'em: Rye and Bourbon." We scored some of J.D.'s scrutable casks and put one thing in 'em: beer. The taste tells. It's good to have friends! Let us know what you think.

Our friends over at Kentucky’s own Willett Distillery have one kind of barrel: wood. And they put two things in them: Bourbon and Rye. We were fortunate enough to get some of their Bourbon barrels, and we put our Imperial Stout in them. It’s a chocolatey, coffee-y, smoky, Bourbon-y beast of a barrel-aged thing. Word

12.9% ABV, 32 IBUs

Fossil Cove La Brea Brown

Belgian-style Brown Ale
ABV: 6.0% IBUs: 18

Rich chocolate toastiness, citrus, spice and dried fruit. An addition of coriander creates a layer of complexity. Fossil Cove's most popular offering.

Cigar City Jai Alai
India Pale Ale

Native to the Basque region of Spain, the game of Jai Alai involves players launching a ball from a curved mitt called a cesta in an attempt to outsmart and outmaneuver their opponents on a court called a fronton. Native to Tampa, Florida, Jai Alai IPA is a bold, citrusy and balanced India Pale Ale that involves six different hop varietals used generously in a 7.5% ABV beer. While the number of frontons in their home state of Florida has dropped since the sport’s peak in the mid-1980’s, Cigar City Brewing pays homage to the sport and the dedicated players and patrons who keep this Florida tradition alive with its flagship ale. Look for notes of orange peel, clementine and light caramel to share the story and sunshine of Florida with beer lovers across the globe.

Black Apple Cider Spiced

Brewed in downtown Springdale!
The inviting taste of warm mulled spices and fresh harvest apples
in this semi-sweet cider conjure up a cozy fireplace on a crisp fall night.
6.9% ABV

Brewery notes: Ingredients matter. That’s why we source as much as we can from as close as we can. Arkansas peaches. Ozark apples. Farm-fresh blackberries. We care about the people who make your cider – from the farmer to the glass.

Deschutes Fresh Haze IPA

A hazy twist on your main squeeze, this juice bomb explodes with orange citrus and a soft malt body. 6.5% ABV, 45 IBUs

Scarlet Letter Limited Edition Cranberry Apple Vanilla Ginger Seltzer

Brewed by Core of Arkansas.

Scarlet Letter is a beer with natural flavors with 84 calories and 0.8 grams of carbs. This makes it one of the healthiest hard seltzers in the market. Core uses stevia as an alternative to sugar, and all extracts used are 100% natural for the holistic experience all seltzers strive for.


Gift Packs: We have so many gift packs arriving daily, including Mumm Champaign, Tennessee Fire, Johnnie Walker 12 Days of Discovery Gift Boxes, Jack Daniels, Chivas Regal, Maker's Mark, Jim Beam Whiskeys of the Season Gift Boxes, Stella Rosa, Kahlua, Baileys, Post spice for cider & wine, and the list goes on!

Other Gift Ideas: In addition to the gift sets, we have shelves full of other great gifts for you to browse. We've got a nice array of chocolates, beautiful glassware and so much more. Do come check it out. Fun and easy holiday shopping at Liquor World!

Liquor World Gift Cards: Give the gift of Liquor World! Perfect gift for anyone, as everyone knows what they like! Pick some up next time you are in the store.


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Mon.-Thrs. 9am-10pm; Fri. & Sat. 9am-Midnight

We make every effort to assure the accuracy of information & pricing in our correspondence.
In the rare instance of inaccurate pricing, We
apologize and will stand behind the
pricing posted in the store.