The Winos’ Tasting Series: searching for faults in the malts of Shmaltz

By Jesse on December 11, 2008

The holidays are coming up, and you know what that means: lots of wine, most of which you won’t be expected to pay for! But between robust reds on your dinner table, bubbly on New Years, and all the bottles you’ll receive as gifts, is is possible that a Young Wino might get sick of wine during the holiday season? Truthfully, no, probably not… but prevention is the best cure, so in order to allay the slight possibility that you’ll go sober at any point over the next few weeks, we thought we’d hook you up with a beer review.

Despite their oenocentric moniker, the Winos are nothing if not versatile. If these troubled economic times have taught us anything, it’s that any brand wishing to remain sentient better diversify its portfolio. In this spirit of diversity, we recently welcomed to one of our meetings the western regional sales manager of the illustrious Shmaltz Brewing Company, who tasted us through some of his company’s intriguing brews.

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3 Comments »

  1. Hey guys. It’s Zak from Shmaltz. Wow! Great writeup. Couldn’t have summarized the evening any better myself. Really glad you all had a good time. Paige and I did too. Maybe next time, we’ll be able to do a beer and cheese/chocolate pairing or something. Have a great holiday!

    Comment by Zak Davis — December 11, 2008 @ 9:14 am

  2. Love me some beer!

    Comment by Dylan Conroy — December 11, 2008 @ 6:01 pm

  3. Lenny’s is just amazing. Zak was no where close to lying when he told me about that one.

    Comment by Mike — December 15, 2008 @ 8:06 pm

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