Superior’s Beer Blog of the Week 02/26/20

Wibby Brewing Schwibby Schwarz 6-Pack: $10.99 If you're not familiar with the German Scwarzbier style, imagine you combined the roastiness of a stout with the crushability of a European lager. Schwibby Schwarz from Wibby Brewing in Longmont is a great way to get...

Superior’s Beer Blog of the Week 02/05/20

Oskar Blues Death By King Cake Oskar Blues' Death By King Cake is what the kids these days might call "a lot." It's got one of those names you would only find in craft beer and indie rock. The label mentions cinnamon, nutmeg, cacao, orange peel, and pecans. Have we...

Superior’s Beer Blog of the Week 01/29/20

Upslope Lager The Big Game is coming up. So let me guess: you're looking for a 12-pack of something that will satisfy fans of the classic American lager but has a little more flavor than the typical Coors or Bud. Many craft breweries are taking a look at the style...

Superior’s Beer Blog of the Week 01/22/20

Odd 13 Moon Master The flavors we tend to associate with IPAs tend to run along a spectrum from piny and crisp to juicy and fruity. One you're probably not used to hearing in the style? Vanilla. Odd 13's Moon Master dares to test the waters, though, adding the...

Jamie’s Wine of the Week 7/07/21

Mercat Brut Nature Cava Normal Price: $14.99 Sale Price: $12.99 In my experience, most wine drinkers are buying sparkling wine for their weekend mimosas and the occasional celebratory toast, yet the potential for these bubbling bottles of deliciousness is endless!...

Jamie’s Wine of the Week 6/23/21

Maz Caz Rouge 2017 The dog days of Summer call for Barbeques to work overtime and if you’re like me, you’ll need a red wine that can stand up to the char and balance the smoke. Maz Caz, located in the Costières de Nîmes AOC of France’s Rhône Valley, means “crazy in a...

Jamie’s Wine of the Week 6/16/21

Jean-Paul Brun Terres Dorées Beaujolais Blanc 2018 You may be pleasantly surprised by this Beaujolais Blanc which is a clean, crisp expression of Chardonnay, fermented with natural yeasts and aged in stainless steel tanks. Winemaker, Jean-Paul Brun, is a living legend...

Jamie’s Wine of the Week 6/09/21

Castelgufo Organic Chianti Riserva 2016 Looking for an organic red blend that offers as much complexity as it does versatility? At an friendly price point, Castelgufo Chianti Riserva exemplifies the value that can be found in Italian reds. This delightful blend of...

Amelia’s Foodie pick of the Week 9/8/20

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a weather forecast like the one we have had so far this week, and with an early winter appearance I’d say it’s teatime! This week be sure to save on the classic Celestial Seasonings of Boulder, CO. A long-established tea company, founded...

Amelia’s Foodie Pick of the Week 08/18/20

Throughout this year if there is one thing I have found to be of upmost importance it is to support as many small and local businesses as possible and this week’s pick is a local favorite of mine: Bona Coffee Roasters. Based right in Boulder, Bona Coffee Roasters...

Amelia’s Foodie Pick of the Week 08/11/20

This week don’t miss out on snagging a piece of well aged cheese at a steal that will make you say everything is “all Gouda.” Gouda, pronounced Houda, is Holland’s most beloved cheese and the Van Kaas line of Goudas from the Netherlands is as authentic as it gets....

Amelia’s Foodie Pick of the Week 08/05/2020

This week as you imbibe your favorite beer or glass of wine enjoy and have a ball while doing so; a ball of Rio Briati fresh Mozzarella that is! Mozzarella is a wellloved classic for its delicate, fresh, and creamy milk flavors. I love slicing mozzarella up with fresh...

Spirit Blog: Celebrating the Best in Pre-Mixed Margarita Goodness

Article by Allie, Liquor Department Associate It’s no longer just “gonna be May,” friends; the month has actually arrived, which means rolling out the red carpet for the tequila and mezcal. Our liquor post this month features great spirit choices made from agave to...

April 2021 Featured Liquor: “A Most Unusual Gin — Hendrick’s Lunar Expression”

Sometimes the most valuable inspiration comes from the places closest to our hearts. One could certainly say that Lesley Gracie does this for a living as both the Master Distiller for Hendrick’s Gin and an avid gardener. As someone who began her career in chemistry working “on the development of pain relief drugs… to help treat people with severe arthritis,” Gracie shifted gears in 1988 towards spirits (Gin Cooperative, 2019). Eventually, that path led her to working alongside David Stewart, a master blender for William Grant & Sons who wanted to create a gin that both included a British identity and conjured imagery of a day in the garden.