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Saturday Tasting – Dry Town Spirits, Richardo’s Coffee Liqueur, and Wente Wines

This Saturday, March 25, Wyatt’s is offering a free tasting from North Colorado spirit producers Dry Town and Richardo’s Decaf Coffee Liqueur from Spirit Hound Distilling of Lyons.

spirit-hound-rickardo2Richardo’s Decaf Coffee Liqueur is a wickedly good combo of rich coffee, creamy vanilla, and pure grain spirits. A Colorado favorite for over 20 years, it is currently one of the only decaffeinated coffee liquors on the market–perfect for a delicious night cap or a nice option for those who cannot have caffeine. And it’s 40 Proof!

Dry Town Spirits and Nooku Bourbon Cream are produced by Old Elk Distillery of Fort Collins. These are new products to the area, and a welcome edition to our Colorado Spirits section.

Dry Town Gin gets its crisp and savory taste from its fresh Colorado grown sage along with lemongrass and French verveine. Sliced oranges smooth out the mouthfeel while fresh lime peel creates a crisp, clean punch of citrus that really brightens the gin. This Western-style gin is ideal in celebratory martinis, or even on the rocks. Try it with a touch of tonic and see how the aromatics make your usual G & T sparkle.

Dry Town Vodka is handcrafted with a four grain recipe of corn, wheat, rye, and malted barley. This vodka is unfiltered, heightening the expression of each grain. The earthy spice of the rye and silky texture of the wheat contribute an elegant mouthfeel and taste. The corn produces a sweetness at the backbone of the vodka with hearty bread notes from the addition of the barley. Dry Town Vodka is a welcome warmer as a sipping shot or in your favorite cocktail.dry-town-trio11-18

Nooku Bourbon Cream, with a name inspired by a Native American word for the white snowshoe rabbit, is a premium straight bourbon with real dairy cream. Crafted using high malt bourbon, Nooka exhibits spicy vanilla and toffee aromas, caramel chews in the flavor, and a pleasing rise of the bourbon in the finish. It is a natural for this time of year and throughout the holiday season. Compare to Buffalo Trace’s cream version, and you will be impressed.

Longmont regulations allow only four samples. Wyatt’s is offering you a choice from three each of these sensational local distillers from which to choose your sampling quartet!

Tasting hours for the free Spirit Hound/Dry Town event this Saturday, March 25, 2017 will be from noon-4:45 pm, at Wyatt’s Outlaw Saloon, in the back of the store.

Don’t worry, Wyatt’s Winers. We have something special for you, too–Riva Ranch Chardonnay, Sandstone Merlot, and Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon from Wente Vineyards and Folie a Deux Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel.

All of this week’s featured items will be on sale!

As always, all participants must present valid I.D.