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Keg List

Prices and availability vary. 

Additional kegs are available upon request. 
For more information, stop in or give us a call at (413) 253-5384.

Deposits on Kegs are $40

Regularly Available 1/2 Barrels: 

 Yuengling - $110 + dep                   Natural Light - $60.99 + dep

Rolling Rock - $60.99 + dep           Blue Moon - $165 + dep

Pabst Blue Ribbon - $67 + dep     BBC Steel Rail - $170 + dep

Budweiser - $89.99 + dep                Keystone Light - $57.99 +dep

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New Arrivals

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Fantastic Caterers of Pioneer Valley

Need Catering? Spirit Haus is proud to work with a wonderful array of gourmet catering companies. Check out their websites and give them a call!


Emily's Gourment to Go

Hillside Catering

Black Sheep Deli

Pengyew Chin Catering

Seth Mias Catering

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Grapes Born of Volcano and Sea

Grapes Born of Volcano and Sea

TO drink only the best-known wines from time-honored regions is a little like eating in the same restaurants over and over. You can’t go wrong, perhaps, but without the rewards of exploration, you are missing out on so much more. This has never been truer for wine lovers than it is today, when more people have more access to great wines from more places than ever before. Yet of all the world’s wine regions well off the beaten pat…

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Ornellaia: A Major Retrospective 1985-2006 from Parker's Wine Advocate


Ornellaia: A Major Retrospective 1985-2006
December 2009

Flight 1 – The Early Years
1985 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia  Ornellaia (magnum) 
1988 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia  Ornellaia (magnum)
1990 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia  Ornellaia (magnum)
Flight 2 – The Challenging Vintages
1994 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia  Ornellaia (magnum)
1996 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia  Ornellaia (magnum)
2002 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia  Ornellaia (magnum)
2003 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia  Ornellaia (magnum)
2005 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia  Ornellaia (magnum)
Flight 3 – Win…

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Piedmont Comes of Age

Piedmont Comes of Age

This year, I left my tastings of the wines of Piedmont energized and excited. Simply put, I have never encountered so many delicious wines from so many different producers. Of course, there are always varying levels of quality based on the characteristics of specific vintages (see 2008 Dolcetto below), but the simple fact is that Piedmont’s wines have never been better and more consistent across the board.

In order to understand what is happening in Piedmont it is instructiv…

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IWC and Wine Advocate Reports on Piedmont Vintages 1996-2001

International Wine Cellar

Focus on Barolo and Barbaresco                                                                                          Nov-Dec/04

By Stephen Tanzer

There is no question that sales of Barolo and Barbaresco, the greatest expressions of the nebbiolo grape, have slowed in recent years. Many factors account for this trend. Clearly, political and economic malaise has significantly affected worldwide sales of most premium-priced wines. Veteran winemaker Elio Altare refers to the current period as "the third crisis" for worldwide wine sales in the past 30 years, foll…

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Barolo Inventory 11/05

Albino Rocca

Barbaresco Bric Ronchi 2001 $64.99 less 15% = $55.25;

Tanzer - (aged in 60% new barriques) Saturated medium

ruby color. Sappy aromas of black cherry and currant.

Sweet, rich and chewy, with terrific depth of fruit and texture.

Perhaps a bit international in style, but a wine of compelling

 richness. Finishes with big, broad, very fine tannins. 11/02.

91-94 points ($67; aged entirely in barriques, 80% new)

Bright, deep red. Higher-pitched aromas of raspberry,

redcurrant and baking spices…

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Wine Spectator: Magnificent Wines From a Flawless Vintage 2000

If you're buying 2000 Barolo, you can practically find an outstanding wine with your eyes closed. Italy's jewel box of a wine region produced its greatest vintage ever in 2000 -- a year I rate a perfect 100 points -- and there are dozens upon dozens of terrific reds now coming to the market.  In April I blind-tasted 175 Barolos and other Piedmont wines from the 2000 vintage in my Tuscan office, and more than 150 of them, nearly 90 percent, rated outstanding, 90 points or higher on Wine Spectator

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1999 Barolo has Arrived!

Le Barolo est Arrive! But prices are up because the dollar is down... And so, to help us all off-set the situation, until the beginning of Feburary, Spirit Haus goes short: 20% discounts on all new arrival Piedmontese wines - Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo, expensive Barbera and Langhe Rosso! That way, we get to hold our place in the supply line for next year [stronger dollar times?] and another great vintage [2000 Barolo and 2001 Barbaresco]. And you are offered a most favorable opportunity to co…

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Previous Wine Tastings

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Fantastic Caterers of Pioneer Valley

Need Catering? Spirit Haus is proud to work with a wonderful array of gourmet catering companies. Check out their websites and give them a call!

Chanterelle To Go food cart and catering  offers local and sustainable catering throughout western Massachussets.

Emily's Gourmet to Go

Hillside Catering

Black Sheep Deli
Black Sheep Deli

Pengyew Chin Catering
pengyew catering

Seth Mias Catering
seth mias catering

Don't forget, Spirit Haus is well-equipped with coolers, tapping systems, and transport for all functions and beverage needs.

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Sale Liquors

Sale Liquor Selection

Jose Cuervo
Tradicional Silver

Sale: $11.99
Tequila Anejo

Ranchero Tequila


V One Grapefruit

Sale: $23.99
Regular: $29.99
Deep Eddy Lemon

Sale: $15.99
Regular: $17.99
KRU 82 1.75L

Sale: $16.99


Sale: $24.99
Regular: $27.99
Springbank 10 Years Old

Sale: $57.99
Regular: $62.99
Tullamore Dew

Sale: $29.99
Regular: $35.99

St. George

Sale: $36.99
Regular: $40.99
Uncle Val's
Botanical Gin

Sale: $29.99
Regular: $32.99
Berkshire Mountain
Ethereal Gin

Sale: $27.99

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Brew Club

To sign-up: stop in or email us at orders@spirithaus.com

Example of Tasting Notes: October 2015

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2014 Tastings

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2015 Tastings

January 3rd Luigi Bosca; Achaval Ferrer Finca Altamira.
Albarino; Verdejo; Descendientes de Jose Palacios; Mencia Petalos & Villa de Corullon; Vina Ardanza Reserva & Gran Reserva.
17thMasi's Mazianco & Bonacosta Valpolicella Classico; Ballarin Cino & Bricco Rocca 2001; Felsina Rancia 2001; Montevetrano; Mazzano Amarone 2001; Wight Lewelling Cabernet Sauvignon 2001.
24thFerrando's Erbaluce; Burlott's Pelaverga; Property Sperino Grapes; Monthelie , St. Innocent Shea Pino Noir.
31thLuigi Bosca Pinot…

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Old Wine Specials

Fall 2015
$11.99 2/$19.99 Selections:
Domaine Begude "Le Bel Ange"
Chardonnay (2014)
Kerpen Riesling (2012)

Carmenet Reserve Pinot (2013)

Corvo Pinot Noir (2013)

Carato Toscana (2012)

Gisen Sauvgnon Blanc & Pinot Gris

Alias Cabernet & Pinot

Podere Del Guiggiolo - Sangiovese (2011)

La Caplana - Gavi (2013)

Domaine Du Rin Du Bois Sauvignon (2013)

Los Vascos - Cabernet Sauvignon (2013)

Zenato - Pinot Grigio (2013)

Cantina Santa Maria la Palma - Aragosta (2013)

Perraud Muscadet (2013)

Domaine Saint-Lannes - C…

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2016 Wine Tastings

January 16thCakebread's 2012 Cabernet;The Isole 2016 Chardonnay, 2012 Chianti Classico, 2011 Cepparello.
23rdSaint-Peyre's 2014 Picpoul de Pinet; 2012 Chataeuneuf-du-Pape Blancs: Chataeu de Beaucastel; Mount Eden Vineyards' 2012 Wolff Vineyard Chardonnay; Chateau Puech-Haut's 2012 Le Prestige Coteaux de Languedoc; Chateau de Saint Cosme's 2012 Gigondas & 2011 Chateauneuf-du-Pape.
30th"Bill and Jean" Goiscot's 2012 Saint-Bris Corps de Garde; Borgo del Tiglio's 2012 Sauvignon; Fro…

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New Beer Arrivals

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