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Ask Eno: Champagne from California?

Dear Eno, Why can sparkling wines from California use “Champagne” on the label?  Isn’t that  French-only term? – Leslie   Dear Leslie, Good observation! You are right:  Champagne is a legally defined region (and type of wine) in France so use of “Champagne” on a wine’s label outside of that region violates EU law.  Not…

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Weekend Round Up: 10.13.17

Malted Barley Oktoberfest ft. Radeberger Pilsner 334 Westminster Street ::  all WEEKEND :: Variable Times :: Free The Malted Barley Providence is having its first annual Oktoberfest event! Enjoy autumn the way they do in Europe – outdoors, with lots of yummy food, entertainment, and of course, frothy, delicious brews. Celebrate with friends, neighbors, and strangers on…

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Whiskey Round Up From Eno Fine Wines

This Fall, Eno Fine Wines helps us find the coziest of whiskies to huddle around for warmth. Caramel, smoke, apple wood, and even some candy corn flavors are featured to make the most of your outdoor hangs this season!   TAKETSURU PURE MALT This is a blended malt named in honor of Masataka Taketsuru, the…

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Ask Eno: How old is your Cognac?

Dear Eno, What’s the difference between V.S and VSOP cognac?   – L.   Dear L,  Those letters on Cognac labels are telling you about it’s age or the age at least of the youngest part of its blend.   VS= “Very Special”, sometimes also designated as three stars ***.  This indicates that the cognac has…

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Everything you need to know about Oktoberfest at The Malted Barley

Oktoberfest at the Malted Barley Providence (334 Westminster Street) is THIS WEEKEND! Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy one of the best fall celebrations.   The Malted Barley Providence is having its first annual Oktoberfest event! Enjoy autumn the way they do in Europe – outdoors, with lots of yummy food, entertainment, and…

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Magic For Maria: Hurricane Relief Benefit at Small Point Café

Alright nerds, listen up. Small Point Café is hosting a special event this Sunday to benefit Puerto Rico’s recovery efforts post hurricane Maria. They’ll be using the Ixalan Draft. Sign up is at 2pm. There will be hourly raffles for players and spectators until 5pm. New to the game? Here’s a brief description from Wikipedia:   Each game…

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Ask Eno: Unusual shelving

Dear Eno, Where did your unusual shelving come from?   – Curious Customers    Dear Curious Customers, Besides our selection, most guests in our shop take note of our unusual shelves!  They are indeed genuine antiques, but they were not part of the Peerless building until ENO.  They originally belonged to the Lackawanna County Courthouse…

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This Week at Aurora: 10.2.17

As programming winds down at Aurora, we’re sharing highlighted events at the beginning of every single week! Here’s what we’re looking forward to.     Free Show this Monday (today!) Worst Days, Spitehouse, & Mar at Aurora :: Oct 2nd :: 9pm PVD hardcore with punk/screamo influences, post-black mathgaze back from homeostasis, + loud heavy noise as…

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Save the Dates! Oktoberfest at The Malted Barley

‘Tis nearly the season! The crispness of autumn beautifully set off by the warmth of some grand german beers is the sensation of October. Join The Malted Barley for Oktoberfest 2017!  From Friday, October 13th until Sunday, October 15th see some fab German bands like Bavarian Brothers, drink lots of beer, and revel in the awesome food & quality…

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