Newsletter 10/8/17

October 8, 2017

Cigar of the Week
Camacho
American Barrel Aged
$11.99 (+10% off!)

Strength:  Medium-Full
Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf
Origin:  Dominican Republic

Camacho delivers an American classic.

New innovations are seen a lot in the cigar industry. Everyone is trying to up the ante in one way or another. Some are flush and some are bust, but it never hinders manufacturers from giving it a go. But here, we have an absolute homerun for team innovation. Camacho has been thinking outside the box for some time now, and with the cigar at hand, they pulled a Babe Ruth and knocked this one straight out of the park. Enter, Camacho’s newest innovation, American Barrel Aged.

Utilizing nearly 100% American leaves, Camacho Barrel Aged boasts a bold, oily Pennsylvania Broadleaf wrapper with American Broadleaf tobaccos also making appearances in the binder and filler tobaccos. The key to the blend comes in the form of a special Corojo filler leaf that’s aged for 6 years, only to be additionally stored in bourbon barrels to impart a truly unique flavor to an already stellar blend. The first Camacho to be produced in Davidoff of Geneva’s prestigious Dominican factory, American Barrel Aged showcases bold notes of pepper, cashew, and sweet spices that are accented by a slight undertone of bourbon to deliver a blend you won’t soon forget.


Beer of the Week-on draft
Reformation
Oren IPA
5.5% ABV
16oz. $4.99  32oz. $7.99  64oz. $14.99

An India Pale Ale with a fresh hop flavor, bright citrus notes, and a dry, crisp finish, Oren is designed for moments of refuge — whether it’s an escape from the southern summer heat, or a moment of refreshment in a chaotic world.
Oren arises from our Keeping Room “Hop Expeditions,” experiments in small batch hop and malt combinations. Refreshing & easy-drinking, Oren speaks to the story of craft beer that, for many, is defined by the IPA style.
The centuries-old story of the India Pale Ale has many chapters, and Oren is our latest offering in that grand narrative.


Join us this Saturday the 14th for the Pumpkin Boulevard Show!
Great Pumpkin Beers, Desserts and a fun fall day for all.
Bring your carved pumpkin & favorite pumpkin dessert for a chance to win Lincoln Bucks! A $50.00 Gift Certificate will be awarded to the winners.
Dessert & Carved Pumpkin Contest is peoples choice so invite your friends to join the fun!

That’s it for this installment, thank you so much for following the Lincoln Happenings we so love our Lincoln Family!

Newsletter 9/13/17

September 13, 2017

Cigar of the Week
Alec Bradley Black Market
$8.99 (+10% off!)

Strength:  Medium
Wrapper: Nicaraguan
Origin:  Honduras

So good, it should be illegal.

When Alan Rubin commits to a project, quality standards of the highest decree are implemented, sparing no resource in the process. As a result, Alan Rubin, the founder of Alec Bradley cigars, has bee​n churning out delectable blends since 1997. His prestigious line is continually receiving countless praise from the nation’s top cigar advocates – Cigar Aficionado, Cigar journal, Cigar insider (you get the point). Bragging about his innumerable 90+ ratings almost feels arbitrary….almost. So in short, Alan Rubin’s masterful blends are good. Scratch that, great.

The latest release from Alec Bradley cigars, Black Market, was launched at the 2011 IPCPR tradeshow (a festival for industry geeks). This 4-country blend is jam-packed with Jamastran, Honduras and Panamanian long-fillers, capped off by a lively Sumatra binder and powerful Nicaraguan wrapper leaf. Upon first lighting, the blend burns with purpose. Unique and satisfying arrays of flavors greet your palate, as spice, pepper, and peaty undertones finish the ensemble. With a long dry finish, and slow burn, the Black Market cigar is a finger burner.

Alec Bradley Black Market received a well-deserved 90-rating, noting: “A thick log of a cigar with a full, even draw. Herbal notes of juniper become sweet and cedary, taking on touches of nut and candied orange peel.”


Beer of the Week-on draft
Lagunitas
Born Again Yesterday
7.0% ABV
16oz. $4.99  32oz. $8.99  64oz. $16.99

An UnFiltered Born Again Pale Ale for all the wet hop lovers!

We’ve discovered that the Lagunitas brewers are part time alchemists… they’ve figured out how to keep wet hops wet all freakin’ year long! The next beer in our 2017 #OneHitter Series is this Born Again Yesterday Pale Ale, which features a delicious concoction of wet hops, reborn and unfiltered into our Born Yesterday Pale Ale. Congrats… It’s a beer again!

MORE ABOUT THE FREAKIN’ WET HOPS:

To figure out this brand new wet hop preservation process, we had to forget everything that we already knew about how hops are processed and preserved. We tried 5 or 6 different things to try and achieve this process (some of which failed miserably), then we discovered a relatively simple process that deliberately did all the things that the textbooks told us not to do.

This new proprietary process involves a lot of time and money, and even more thinking about hops and freshness in new ways. From all of this, we found a brand-spankin’-new way to preserve the hops, fresh from the Yakima Valley trellises, first born during harvest season into the Born Yesterday last fall, and reborn into this scary new next step, the Born Again Yesterday Pale Ale, six months later, to the beer in your hands today.


Nantahala was a blast, don’t miss another great Friday with us at The Lincoln join us this Friday for Boulevard and Creature Comfort!




That’s it for this installment, thank you so much for following the Lincoln Happenings we so love our Lincoln Family!

Newsletter 8/28/17

August 28, 2017

Cigar of the Week
Camacho Ecudor
$9.99 (+10% off!)

Strength:  Medium-Full
Wrapper: Ecuador/Habano
Origin:  Honduras

Score one for Ecuador!

So bold. So NEW! Yet, so Camacho. This blend really has it all, from an intriguing, invigorating flavor profile to a mix of well-chosen tobacco leaves. There’s an intensity to this medium to full-bodied handmade that makes it unforgettable. With an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper leaf, a Brazilian binder, and a blend of long fillers from Honduras and the Dominican, Camacho Ecuador is the total package. The flavors are thrilling, and include tones of pepper with light floral and citrus notes for balance. Go right ahead and light one up for yourself – you’ll be so glad you did.

Camacho Ecuador received a well-deserved 91-rating noting: “This attractive torpedo starts with an upfront punch of coffee and chocolate before taking on touches of sweet graham cracker and molasses.”


Beer of the Week-on draft
Second Self
Barrel Aged Mole Porter
6.5% ABV

This is the first of Second Self’s Barrel Aged series.
This is award winning Mole Porter is aged in bourbon barrels for 2 months, then blended with unaged mole to bring back the spices.
Parings include – Pork or beef tacos, stews and chilis, gruyere cheese, and chocolate desserts.
Available only in draft, don’t miss out come on by to enjoy a pint!

Second Self was so much fun that some folks had a hard time keeping their legs on!
If you missed the fun, we’re sorry but it’s not too late to taste some of the brews we still have left!





That’s it for this installment, thank you so much for following the Lincoln Happenings we so love our Lincoln Family!

Newsletter 8/16/17

August 16, 2017

Cigar of the Week
La Flor Dominicana La Nox
$11.99 (+10% off!)

Strength:  Medium-Full
Wrapper:  Brazilian
Origin:  Dominican Republic

Embrace La Nox

La Flor Dominicana is the full-bodied cigar lover’s dream come to life. The blends are incredibly full-flavored and packed to the gills with ligero, with a nice smooth flavor to back them all up. Litto Gomez and his team at LFD are certified Dominican Tobacco Geniuses, with each blend being better than the last. La Nox is the prime example of this, with more industry awards heaped upon it than you can shake a stick at.

With a dark and oily Brazilian Maduro wrapper, a Mexican San Andres binder, and the classic LFD Dominican ligero long-fillers, La Nox is certainly potent. There’s some weight to this one in the hand, and it shows in the smoke: you can easily get 90+ minutes from the Toro. The strength is off the charts, with cedar, leather, earthiness, an awesome spice, and a refreshing creaminess coating the palate. Do yourself a favor and scoop this one up.


Beer of the Week-on draft
Lazy Hiker Brewing Co.
Pomegranate Gorge-  Sour Berliner Weisse
4.0% ABV

A very pale wheat beer low in alcohol with light bread and clean lactic sour flavors.


We are packing out the calendar with some great events!
Mark your calendars we can’t wait to see you here!




That’s it for this installment, thank you so much for following the Lincoln Happenings we so love our Lincoln Family!

Lincoln Newsletter 8/8/17

August 8, 2017

Cigar of the Week
Kristoff Brittania Reserva
$8.99 (+10% off!)

Mild Blend
Ecuadorian Connecticut Wrapper
Dominican & Nicaraguan Filler
Criollo 98 Binder

The Connecticut wrapped edition of the Moneda de Cuba brand features a light, slightly oily, smooth Connecticut shade grown wrapper that starts off with an easy draw, burns evenly throughout, and provides a satisfying blend of honey, nut, a slight touch of nutmeg, while delivering a burst of flavor only because of the blend of Dominican and Nicaraguan filler can combine.

A solidly constructed Connecticut that can be your morning smoke with that tasty café’ cubano. or your favorite pastime paring with that Chardonnay in the early evening.


Beer of the Week-on draft
Weihenstephaner Festbier –  Märzen
5.8% ABV

A full rich bodied, hoppy, seasonal lager. Especially brewed for the Festbier season. This beer truly represents the Bavarian way of celebrating. Deep gold color, great mouthfeel and lots of flavor. Prost!

If you missed this past Thursday please feel free to join us on the 10th!



   That’s it for this installment, thank you so much for following the Lincoln Happenings we so love our Lincoln Family!

 

 


Newsletter 7/19/17

July 19, 2017

Cigar of the Week
Kristoff Brittania Reserva
$8.99 (+10% off!)

Strength:  Medium/Full
Wrapper:  Honduran Connecticut
Origin: Dominican Republic

A first from Kristoff.

The Brittania Reserva marks the first release of a mellower handmade in the Kristoff portfolio. But just like the other cigars found under the Kristoff umbrella, this one promises big-time flavor. And boy does it hit its mark. Draped in a silky Honduran Connecticut shade wrapper, and brimming with aged Cuban-seed Nicaraguan and Dominican long-fillers, expect a highly complex, yet exceptionally smooth to medium-bodied profile. Prominent notes of cream, nuts, toast, and gentle spices make an appearance behind a buttery rich finish. A fine display of depth, flavor and complexity all wrapped up into one savory package. That’s the Kristoff Brittania Reserva.


Beer of the Week-on draft
Victory Fu Volky – Hefeweizen
6.0% ABV

Collaboration with Brick Store Pub in Atlanta, GA, for their 20th Anniversary celebration.  Pours a hazy golden color with a nice white head.  Aromas of wheat, banana, light citrus. Light bodied, refreshing and delicious!

Big Daddy Que will be here Friday so come with an appetite!


We look forward to this event all year.  Great time with friends and some Holiday spirit in the midst of July!
Brad & Tiny have been cellaring some of your favorite Holiday beers!
We will even be trimming The Lincoln Tree feel free to bring an ornament to add!
The ugly T-Shirt contest is always a highlight, last years winner showed a little of his home grown Christmas sweater LOL!
Pot Luck dinner is not to be missed we’ve got some amazing cooks in our Lincoln Family.  Check out the event on Facebook to add your menu item and see whats cookin!
We can’t wait to see you here!


   That’s it for this installment, thank you so much for following the Lincoln Happenings we so love our Lincoln Family!

Newsletter 7/3/17

July 3, 2017

We will be open regular business hours tomorrow.  Stop on by… Snellville fireworks can be seen from the parking lot, just saying. 😉

The Lincoln Fill Station turned 3 today!
We can’t thank you enough for helping us create a place many of you choose as your home away from home.  We would not be the awesome place y’all love without you, and your friends. Cheers to many more years of beers!!!


Cigar of the Week
Camacho Ecuador
9.99 (+10% off!)

Strength:  Medium/Full
Wrapper:  Habano
Origin: Honduras

Score one for Ecuador!

So bold. So NEW! Yet, so Camacho. This blend really has it all, from an intriguing, invigorating flavor profile to a mix of well-chosen tobacco leaves. There’s an intensity to this medium to full-bodied handmade that makes it unforgettable. With an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper leaf, a Brazilian binder, and a blend of long fillers from Honduras and the Dominican, Camacho Ecuador is the total package. The flavors are thrilling, and include tones of pepper with light floral and citrus notes for balance. Go right ahead and light one up for yourself – you’ll be so glad you did.


Beer of the Week-on draft
Max Lagers- What the Helles
6.5% ABV

This is a classic Helles style beer with a deep golden color, low hop bitterness and subtle malt sweetness. A perfectly refreshing beer for when the temperature starts to rise and the days get longer…Here’s to Summer!



   That’s it for this installment, thank you so much for following the Lincoln Happenings we so love our Lincoln Family!

Lincoln Newsletter 6/7/17

June 7, 2017

Cigar of the Week
Gurkha Chairman’s Select
7.99 (+10% off!)

Strength:  Medium-Full
Wrapper:  Criollo
Origin: Dominican Republic

A cigar suitable for the wine and cheese crowd needs to have a superb blend, and this Gurkha doesn’t disappoint. With high-ratings galore and fans spread throughout the world, Gurkha cigars have risen to become the de facto choice when looking for either a celebratory cigar or an everyday blend. Gurkha Chairman’s Select is the cream of the crop and boasts a host of vintage tobaccos to provide an elegant and luxurious experience.

Containing tobaccos aged at least thirteen years, Gurkha Chairman’s Select is draped in a Criollo 1998 wrapper atop aged Dominican long-fillers. Medium-bodied and boasting a motley crew of flavor, expect to be met with notes of cedar, baking spices, pepper, and leather that lead to a relaxing but complex adventure. Construction is flawless, with an easy draw and razor sharp burn, and elevates Gurkha Chairman’s Select to the very pinnacle of excellence. Try Gurkha Chairman’s Select and take your cigar enjoyment to the next level. 


Beer of the Week-on draft
Avery BA Coconut Chocolate Porter
9.5% ABV

Copious quantities of coconut coupled with time basking in bourbon barrels complement the chocolaty and sumptuous nature of this delectable porter.
All proceeds from every pour are being donated to the family of Dan Rosen.

 We lost a friend to everyone this week.
Please join us and tip a glass for Dan Rosen of Mazurt Brewing.
It’s a tragic loss, he will be greatly missed.
As posted by his long time friend on Facebook you can join them at Brick Store Pub tonight for a bottle share and fond memories.



   That’s it for this installment, thank you so much for following the Lincoln Happenings we so love our Lincoln Family!


Lincoln Newsletter 5/24/17

May 24, 2017

Cigar of the Week
Namakubia Room 101 LTD
8.99 (+10% off!)

Strength:  Medium-Full
Wrapper:  Ecuador Habano
Origin: Honduras

Room 101 Namakubi is named after an ancient Japanese word meaning: freshly severed head. In times of old, when battling Samurai tribes would fight, the losing party’s head would be lopped off and given to the leader of the winning side (talk about cutthroat tactics). But luckily, there isn’t any carnage here, just another winning blend from Room 101. Hailing from the Camacho factory in Honduras, this limited-run cigar has all the right ingredients for a top-notch handmade. Greeting you from the outside, a carefully selected Ecuador Habano wrapper. Chocolaty-brown and boasting an oily sheen, this impressive leaf conceals a rich combination of Honduran and Dominican long-fillers. This medley of well-aged tobaccos strikes up medium to full-bodied mixture laced with nuances of pepper, cedar, leather and earth. Bar none, Namakubi is one of Room 101’s finest offerings. In fact, I can almost guarantee fans of Room 101 will be ‘head’ over heels for this one.


Beer of the Week-on draft
Great Divide
Velvet Yeti NITRO
5% ABV

Introducing the newest and smoothest member of the Yeti family, VELVET YETI. The surprisingly velvety and rich mouthfeel of the nitro pour rounds out the unmistakeable roasty, caramel & toffee notes that make Yeti such a beast. Despite its minimal 5.0% ABV, this smooth operator is sure to provide maximum joy.



Lincoln Fill Station will be pouring some awesome beers and wines Live on the Lawn in Snellville this Saturday the 27th!
This concert is… ON THE BORDER – Eagles Tribute Band 6 – 9 PM / In conjunction with the Memorial Celebration that starts at 5 PM


  That’s it for this installment, thank you so much for following the Lincoln Happenings we so love our Lincoln Family!


Lincoln Newsletter 5/10/17

May 10, 2017

Cigar of the Week
Kristoff Ligero Maduro
5.99 (+10% off!)

Strength:  Medium-Full
Wrapper:  Brazilian Maduro
Origin: Honduras

Looking for a full bodied cigar with depth and flavor, look no further. The Kristoff Ligero has twice the amount of Ligero leaf in the filler than the original Kristoff. It embodies incredible notes of toasted nut, caramel, undertones of cedar, spice and a sweet finish. The Maduro Ligero washes your palate with notes of espresso bean, dark chocolate, a hint of mix berry and a sweet cocoa finish.


Beer of the Week-on draft
Currahee
Damn It Russia
10% ABV

Down in Kentucky and across the pond in Scotland, distillers who age their whiskeys for many years refer to the evaporation of the spirits from their barrels as “The Angel’s Share.” We couldn’t agree more. Each time a barrel is filled, a measure of liquid seeps into the oak and is lost for good.This striking Strong Ale is brewed with copious amounts of Caramel malt to emphasize the vanilla and oak flavors found in freshly emptied bourbon or brandy barrels. The beer spends a year in oak before it is packaged for release.


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