The Tasting Bar

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It’s Friday and the Tasting Bar is open! Tune in every Friday morning as Lisa & Dave from The Bottle Shop sit down with Wells to go over and taste a unique selection of wine, spirits and craft beers.

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The Tasting Bar — Halloween Special 10/24/14

Dave from The Bottle Shop gets us ready for Halloween with some delightfully spooky drinks perfect for your party on the 31st.  First they make a Zombie Brew with Southern Tier Pumpkin and Rogue Double Chocolate Stout.  Then guys try 19 Crimes wine from Australia and Zombie Zin from California.  Happy Halloween!

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The Tasting Bar — Blackstone Brew, Slingshot Wine & Santeria 10/17/14

This week on The Tasting Bar the boys try out a local brew from Blackstone Brewery, a new Napa Cab from Slingshot winery and make a drink called a Santeria.

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The Tasting Bar — Growlers 10/10/14

The Growler filling station is now open at The Bottle Shop!  Today on #TheTastingBar Dave shows us a couple of beers you definitely should be filling up those growlers with.

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The Tasting Bar — Kermit Lynch Wines 10/3/14

This week on The Tasting Bar, Dave from The Bottle Shop tells us about Kermit Lynch wines.

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The Tasting Bar — Mathilda Wine and Seasonal Brews 9/19/14

Dave from The Bottle Shop stopped up The Tasting Bar and showed us a great Australian wine called Mathilda and some seasonal brews from Southern Tier and Schlafly. Cheers!

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The Tasting Bar 4 for $40 9/12/14

It’s time once again for crazy savings on The Tasting Bar!  This week Dave from The Bottle Shop hooks it up with another 4 for $40 wine deal!.  They guys try out wines from Alverdi, Las Gavias, For A Song and Four Sisters.

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The Tasting Bar – Pilgrim Wine & Bittermilk Mixers 9/5/14

This week on The Tasting Bar Dave from The Bottle Shop tells us about a great red wine blend called The Pilgrim and shows us how to make the easiest drinks in the world using the Bittermilk mixers!

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The Tasting Bar — Moscow Mule 8/29/14

This week on The Tasting Bar, Dave from The Bottle Shop shows us how to make a great Moscow Mule!

Moscow Mule

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The Tasting Bar — Cool Summer 8.22.14

This week on The Tasting Bar, Dave from The Bottle Shop shows us how to keep your drinks cool during this hot summer. The guys also try out some amazing Rose’.

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The Tasting Bar — High Gravity Beer

This week on The Tasting Bar, Dave from The Bottle Shop shows us some fantastic high gravity beers from the good folks at New Belgium.

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The Tasting Bar — 4 for $40 Mystery Wines

This week on The Tasting Bar, Dave from The Bottle Shop rolls out even more crazy savings with a 4 for $40 wine pack.  The Savings this week are so good that the distributors didn’t want us to say what wines were included!  #MysteryWines!

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The Tasting Bar — Devotion Vodka 8/1/14

This week on #TheTastingBar Dave from The Bottle Shop introduces us to a cool new flavored Vodka company called Devotion and shows us how to make a drink called The Black And Blue!

Black and Blue

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The Tasting Bar — Eli Mason Cocktail Mixers & Syrups 7/25/14

This week on The Tasting Bar, Dave from The Bottle Shop brings his good friend Luke to the Lightning 100 studio.  Luke is the owner of Eli Mason, a company that specializes cocktail mixers and syrups.  Today Luke shows the guys how to make the “Idiot Proof” Ole Fashioned and a refreshing Seaside Smash.

Eli Old FashionEli Seaside Smash

 

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The Tasting Bar — Craft Sodas 7.18.14

Dave from The Bottle Shop brings some awesome new craft sodas by the Lightning 100 studios. We sampled Fentimans Mandarin and Orange Jigger, Pure Soda Works’ Honey Lime, and Fever Tree’s Ginger Beer. We also mixed up a Rumosa, a rum mimosa, and The Bottle Shops’ version of a Dark and Stormy Night.

BSAM darknstormy Rum-osa

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The Tasting Bar — Liquor Store Oddities 7/11/14

We’ve all done it…walked into a liquor store and said “what the heck is that!”  Today Dave from The Bottle Shop tells us about some Liquor store oddities like Bakon, Ole Smokey Moonshine Cherries and Viniq.

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The Tasting Bar — 4th of July Special!

In honor of The 4th of July weekend, we are going patriotic on The Tasting Bar this week!  Dave from The Bottle Shop brings in some Red, White and Blue Buzz Balls and shows us his very favorite vodka from Texas called Deep Eddy. ‘Merica!  Don’t forget, liquor stores will be CLOSED on July 4th.

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The Tasting Bar — 4 for $40 Wines 6/27/14

On The Tasting Bar this morning, Dave from The Bottle Shop hooks it up with the biggest savings of the year with this weeks 4 for $40 wines!  This week we are checking out 2 wines from Tower 15, an Argentine wine called Postales Del Fin Del Mundo and a French red called Les Heretiques.

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The Tasting Bar — World Cup Wine and Sippin’ Rum

With The World Cup underway, Dave from The Bottle Shop opened up The Tasting Bar on The Morning show with 3 wines from soccer powerhouses: Italy, Spain and France.  Of course summer is on everyone’s mind, so the guys tried out a few high quality “sippin’ Rums,” perfect for any tropical getaway.  Cheers!

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The Tasting Bar — Father’s Day Special

This week on The Tasting Bar, Dave from The Bottle Shop shows what the perfect gift for Dad would be for Father’s Day.  We try some smooth tasting spirits from Blantons, Rowan’s Creek and Whiskey Pig.  For the Scotch lover, Dave shows us the Glenlivet box set!

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The Tasting Bar — Corsair Mixology

This week on The Tasting Bar, Dave from The Bottle Shop brought over Austin from Nashville’s own Corsair to show us how to make two delicious drinks.  The 1st being a Corsair Collins and Austin’s Smoky Bloody Mary.

Corsair Collins SMokey Bloody

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The Tasting Bar — 4 for $40 Spanish Wine & Nola Coffee Liqueur

Dave from The Bottle Shop stopped by the morning show for another installment of #TheTastingBar!  In this episode Dave talks about their 4 for $40 Spanish wine pack and shows us how to make a “Up All Night,” with St. George’s NOLA Coffee Liqueur.

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The Tasting Bar — BBQ Wines 5.23.14

In preparation for the long holiday weekend, Dave from The Bottle Shop stopped by the morning show to tell us about three wines that are perfect for a BBQ!

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The Tasting Bar — World Whiskey Day

In honor of World Whiskey Day this Saturday, Dave from The Bottle Shop stopped by the morning show to talk Whiskeys from around the world.  On this episode of The Tasting Bar Wells and Dave taste Japans Yamazaki Single Malt, Frances Brenne and Scotland’s Monkey Shoulder.  All weekend The Bottle Shop will be hosting tastings of these delicious single malt whiskeys!

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Tasting Bar — “Fine” Box Wines & Buzz Balls

Dave from the Bottle Shop returns to the morning show to talk booze on our new feature called The Tasting Bar.  With Steeplechase and pool/beach season upon us and Bonnaroo right around the corner, we thought we would talk about some drink options that are easy to travel with.  Today we try a few really nice box wines and pre-made mixed drinks called Buzz Balls.

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The Tasting Bar — St. George Gin

 

Dave and Lisa from The Bottle Shop once again showed us some secrets of mixology.  This week on The Tasting Bar we try a few different Gins from the St. George distillery and make a drink that would be perfect for Steeplechase called the Raspberry Bramble.

Raspberry Bramble

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