2018 Rare Scotch Whisky Tasting

Posted on December 12, 2018 in Events

2018 Rare Scotch Whisky Tasting

Over the last few years, our end of year rare whisky tasting has become a favorite for enthusiasts. This eagerly anticipated tasting is our way of thanking our incredible patrons for their support and encouragement all year long. We’ll sample rare and limited edition whiskies, have some food, and share our favorite whisky anecdotes of 2018. Instead of a one day event, this year will feature tastings Thursday, December 13th through Saturday, December 15th, with Saturday featuring multiple sessions.

The tasting line-up for Thursday, December 13th is as follows:

  • anCnoc 1975 Vintage 39 Year Old – $574.99
  • anCnoc 24 Year Old – $169.99
  • Aultmore 25 Years Old – $469.99
  • Balblair 1983 Vintage 32 Year Old – $349.99 (Sold out!)
  • Balvenie Single Barrel 25 Year Old – $649.99
  • Exclusive Malts Carsebridge 44 Year Old Single Grain whisky – $399.99
  • Glenmorangie Grand Vintage Malt 1989 – $849.99
  • Inverleven 25 Year Old (1979-2004) (Closed distillery) – Not for sale
  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label Ghost & Rare (Brora) – $399.99
  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label Ghost & Rare (Port Ellen) – $349.99 (Normally $399.99)
  • Littlemill 16 Year Old (Closed distillery) – Not for sale
  • Laphroaig 30 Year Old Cask Strength – Not for sale
  • Laphroaig 18 Year Old (Discontinued) – 149.99 (1 bottle available, raffle will be conducted if more than one interested customer)
  • Old Pulteney 21 Year Old (Discontinued) – $209.99
  • Old Pulteney 17 Year Old (Discontinued) – $159.99
  • Various expressions from Gordon & Macphail’s

Must be of legal drinking age (21+) to participate.

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Premium WhistlePig Rye Whiskey Tasting with Jessica Kelly

Posted on December 1, 2018 in Events

Premium WhistlePig Rye Whiskey Tasting (2018)

Join us on Saturday, December 22nd at 1:00 PM for a premium WhistlePig Rye Whiskey tasting with Jessica Kelly, Steward of the Brand.

Tasting Line-up:

  • WhistlePig Farmstock Rye, Rye Crop No. 001 (43% ABV)
  • WhistlePig Farmstock Rye, Rye Crop No. 002 (43% ABV)
  • WhistlePig 10 Year Old Straight Rye Whiskey (50% ABV)
  • WhistlePig 12 Year Old Old World Cask Finish Rye (43% ABV)
  • WhistlePig 15 Year Old Vermont Estate Oak (46% ABV)
  • WhistlePig The Boss Hog IV – The Black Price (14 Year Old, Armagnac Finish, 59.6% ABV)
  • WhistlePig The Boss Hog V – The Spirit of The Mauve (13 Year Old, Finished In Calvados Barrel, 58.8% ABV)

Tickets are $19.00 per person. Click here to purchase tickets. No refunds.

Must be of legal drinking age (21+) to participate.

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Unicorn Whiskey Tasting with Dave Leary – Act II – Pappy Van Winkle, Four Roses, & More!

Posted on November 30, 2018 in Events

Unicorn Whskey Tasting - Act II (2018)

What is a unicorn whiskey? This term generally refers to rare and allocated whiskies that are highly sought after by enthusiasts and collectors. While many of these bottles are opened and consumed, many are also traded or sold for hundreds or even thousands of dollars over retail. Join us December 8th at 12:30 PM or 5:30 PM for a tasting that will provide patrons the opportunity to sample and taste these hard to find whiskies.

At the conclusion of the tasting, we will be hosting an attendee exclusive raffle for the opportunity to purchase one of these rare and allocated whiskies. Each attendee will receive a raffle entry with admission. Attendees can earn additional raffle entries to improve their chances to win by purchasing Norfolk Wine & Spirits store picks at the conclusion of the tasting. Each Norfolk Wine & Spirits store pick purchased will earn attendees an additional raffle entry. Purchasing six or more Norfolk Wine & Spirits store picks will earn attendees two entries per bottle. In the interest of fairness, attendees can only win one bottle per raffle.

Tasting Line-up:

  • Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year
  • Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year Lot B
  • Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year Old
  • Weller 12 Year Old
  • Elmer T. Lee
  • Michter’s 10 Year Old Bourbon
  • Four Roses 130th Anniversary Limited Edition Small Batch
  • Old Forester Single Barrel (Store Pick)
  • Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel (Store Pick)
  • Eagle Rare Single Barrel (Store Pick)
  • Four Roses Single Barrel (Store Pick)
  • 1792 Full Proof Single Barrel (Store Pick)

Raffle Bottles:

  • Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year – $69.99/each (1 bottle available)
  • Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year Lot B – $79.99/each (1 bottle available)
  • Elmer T. Lee – $34.99/each (1 bottle available)
  • Old Weller Antique (OWA) Single Barrel – $29.99/each (3 bottles available)
  • Four Roses 130th Anniversary Limited Edition Small Batch – $139.99/each or Old Forester Birthday Bourbon – $119.99/each (TBD)

Tickets are $65.00 per person. Click here to purchase tickets for the afternoon (12:30) tasting or click here to purchase tickets for the evening (5:30) tasting. No refunds.

Must be of legal drinking age (21+) to participate.

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Unicorn Whiskey Tasting with Dave Leary – Act I – BTAC, Four Roses & More!

Posted on November 28, 2018 in Events

Unicorn Whskey Tasting - Act I (2018)

What is a unicorn whiskey? This term generally refers to rare and allocated whiskies that are highly sought after by enthusiasts and collectors. While many of these bottles are opened and consumed, many are also traded or sold for hundreds or even thousands of dollars over retail. Join us December 1st at 12:00 PM for a tasting that will provide patrons the opportunity to sample and taste these hard to find whiskies.

At the conclusion of the tasting, we will be hosting an attendee exclusive raffle for the opportunity to purchase one of these rare and allocated whiskies. Each attendee will receive a raffle entry with admission. Attendees can earn additional raffle entries to improve their chances to win by purchasing Norfolk Wine & Spirits store picks at the conclusion of the tasting. Each Norfolk Wine & Spirits store pick purchased will earn attendees an additional raffle entry. Purchasing six or more Norfolk Wine & Spirits store picks will earn attendees two entries per bottle. In the interest of fairness, attendees can only win one bottle per raffle.

Tasting Line-up:

  • BTAC (Buffalo Trace Antique Collection) – Eagle Rare 17 Year Old
  • BTAC (Buffalo Trace Antique Collection) – George T. Stagg
  • BTAC (Buffalo Trace Antique Collection) – Thomas H. Handy
  • BTAC (Buffalo Trace Antique Collection) – Sazerac 18 Year Old
  • BTAC (Buffalo Trace Antique Collection) – William Larue Weller
  • Four Roses Al Young 50th Anniversary Limited Edition
  • 2018 Parker’s Heritage Collection (Orange Curacao Barrel Finished)
  • Old Fitzgerald 9 or 11 Year Old Bottled-in-Bond (TBD)
  • Elijah Craig Barrel Proof
  • Elijah Craig Single Barrel (Store Pick)
  • Sons of Liberty Single Barrel Rye (Store Pick)
  • Old Weller Antique (OWA) Single Barrel (Store Pick)
  • Taconic Dutchess Private Reserve Single Barrel (Store Pick)
  • Four Roses Single Barrel (Store Pick)
  • 1792 Full Proof Single Barrel (Store Pick)

Raffle Bottles:

  • BTAC Thomas H. Handy – $114.99/each (1 bottle available)
  • 2018 Parker’s Heritage Collection (Orange Curacao Barrel Finished) – $109.99/each (1 bottle available)
  • Four Roses Al Young 50th Anniversary Limited Edition – $164.99/each (1 bottle available)
  • Four Roses 130th Anniversary Limited Edition Small Batch – $139.99/each (1 bottle available)
  • Elijah Craig Barrel Proof – $59.99/each (1 bottle available)
  • Old Weller Antique (OWA) Single Barrel – $29.99/each (3 bottles available)
  • Elmer T. Lee – $29.99/each (1 bottle available)

Tickets are $65.00 per person. Click here to purchase tickets. No refunds.

Must be of legal drinking age (21+) to participate.

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New Release: Boston Red Sox 2018 World Series Champions MLB Wine Club Series Red Wine

Posted on November 20, 2018 in New Releases

Boston Red Sox 2018 World Series Champions MLB Wine Club Series Red Wine

The Boston Red Sox 2018 World Series Champions MLB Wine Club Series Red Wine has arrived!

The MLB Club Series is a 2014 California Red Wine created from grapes sourced from the most prized Central Coast & Lodi vineyards. Blending allows for creating complexity, aromas, and consistency. 60% Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Monterey County Merlot were used to produce flavors of cassis, blackberry, cherries, tobacco, and spice resulting in a wine that is food friendly or can be enjoyed on its own. This wine was aged in French and American oak for 11 months adding hints of vanilla and toast.

Only $49.99/bottle! Limited quantities available, while supplies last.

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New Releases: Game of Thrones Single Malt Collection

Posted on November 7, 2018 in New Releases

Game of Thrones Single Malt Collection

The Game of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection has arrived! The collection is a set of eight whiskies intended to “honor the great houses and the Night’s Watch” with single malts from Cardhu, Clynelish, Dalwhinnie, Lagavulin, Oban, Royal Lochnagar, The Singleton, and Talisker.

You can purchase the complete set for $464.99 or individual bottles at the prices listed below:

Limited quantities available. While supplies last.

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New Release: White Walker by Johnnie Walker

Posted on October 17, 2018 in New Releases

White Walker by Johnnie Walker

Winter is here! White Walker by Johnnie Walker is composed of whiskies from Cardhu, Clynelish and other distilleries and has notes of “caramelized sugar and vanilla, fresh red berries with a touch of orchard fruit.” Bottled at 41.7% ABV. Only $39.99. Limited quantities available. While supplies last.

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New Release: Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey

Posted on October 3, 2018 in New Releases

Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey

Just In! Conor McGregor’s Proper No. Twelve Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey is an ultra-smooth blend of fine grain and single malt with hints of vanilla, honey and toasted wood. Only $29.99. Limited quantities available. While supplies last.

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Join Us at The Whisky Extravaganza in Boston!

Posted on October 3, 2018 in Events

The Whisky Extravaganza Boston 2018 - Promo

Since 2000, The Whisky Extravaganza has been fostering a broader and deeper appreciation of whisky and its complexities by connecting consumers and brands through curated experiences.

Join us at The Whisky Extravaganza in Boston on Thursday, October 4th, 2018, where we’ll be pouring independent bottles and store picks from a wide range of distilleries.

Use the code NORFOLK20 during checkout and save 20%.

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Fall 2018 Releases from Chieftain’s!

Posted on September 28, 2018 in New Releases

Chieftain's New Releases (September 2018)

New releases from Chieftain’s are in! The Fall 2018 line-up includes single malts from Auchentoshan, Ardbeg, Dalmore, Glen Elgin, Glentauchers, and Ledaig. See below for more information.

Chieftain’s Auchentoshan Aged 25 Years

  • ABV: 42.9% (Cask Strength)
  • Date Distilled: February 1993
  • Date Bottled: September 2018
  • Cask Type: Bourbon Barrel
  • Cask #: 239
  • Bottles: 239
  • Natural Color & NCF (Non Chill-Filtered)
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Chieftain’s Ardbeg Aged 13 Years

  • ABV: 46%
  • Date Distilled: April 2005
  • Date Bottled: September 2018
  • Cask Type: Hogshead
  • Cask #: 700163
  • Bottles: 328
  • Natural Color & NCF (Non Chill-Filtered)
  • Buy Now!

Chieftain’s Dalmore Aged 13 Years

  • ABV: 54.5% (Cask Strength)
  • Date Distilled: October 2004
  • Date Bottled: September 2018
  • Cask Type: Pomerol Cask Finish
  • Cask #: 93153
  • Bottles: 214
  • Natural Color & NCF (Non Chill-Filtered)
  • Buy Now!

Chieftain’s Glen Elgin Aged 9 Years

  • ABV: 46%
  • Date Distilled: November 2008
  • Date Bottled: September 2018
  • Cask Type: Bourbon Barrel
  • Cask #: 800402
  • Bottles: 291
  • Natural Color & NCF (Non Chill-Filtered)
  • Buy Now!

Chieftain’s Glentauchers Aged 15 Years

  • ABV: 46%
  • Date Distilled: July 2003
  • Date Bottled: September 2018
  • Cask Type: Sherry Butt
  • Cask #: 900236
  • Bottles: 673
  • Natural Color & NCF (Non Chill-Filtered)
  • Buy Now!

Chieftain’s Ledaig Aged 11 Years

  • ABV: 58.1% (Cask Strength)
  • Date Distilled: June 2007
  • Date Bottled: September 2018
  • Cask Type: Sherry Butt
  • Cask #: 700611
  • Bottles: 528
  • Natural Color & NCF (Non Chill-Filtered)
  • Buy Now!

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