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Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday: 9am to 3pm

Happy Holidays!

Wow!  Can you believe the Holiday Season is already here?  Let us help you with everything you need to make your holidays happy and yummy!

We will have a limited supply of 5-6 oz. Lobster Tail and Smoked Salmon!  Please call (608) 526-3112 to order. 

Don’t forget to order your Holiday Turkey, Double Smoked Ham or Prime Rib!  Are you not sure how much order?  We can help!  Just let us know how many people you will be serving when you order. 

GIFT IDEAS: We have new products for the Holidays arriving daily!  Don’t forget, our Holiday items are in limited supply.  Stop in early and often!  Listed are a few things you will find:

  •  Beer Gift Packs
  • Spice Gift Packs
  • Pig Ears and/or Bones for your favorite canine-our Pig Ears and Bones are naturally smoked
  • Build your own Gift Boxes with candies, jellies, local all-natural maple syrup.  Need help putting a gift box together?  We would be happy to assist you.  We can also get your gift box ready for you to take to the post office
  • Gift Certificates-Do you need a large quantity?  Call ahead at 608-526-3112.  Let us know how many you need and the denomination.  We will have them ready for you to pick up
  • **Anyone receiving a gift certificate is eligible to join the Meal Club for additional discounts and offerings.  We will include a Meal Club Card with each gift certificate
  • Don’t forget to check upstairs for our many gift ideas
  • Taste of the Midwest Gift Box: 1 Summer Sausage, Crackers, 2 8oz packages of Cheese and caramels for $20.

DEER PROCESSING:  Boneless venison processing is available!  We also carry all of the supplies you need to process your own: Casings, Beef Tallow, Pork or Beef Trimmings, Knives and Food Grade Bags.

NEW PRODUCTS:

  •  Winter Welcome Ale from Samuel: This seasonal beer is a limited edition brewed for the short days and long nights of winter.   It is the perfect indulgence next to a warm fire
  • Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Spice Chai Mix: Based on a traditional Indian drink, we start with a chai tea blend that’s a combination of honey, vanilla, and black tea, heightened by a mélange of spices like cinnamon, anise, clove, cardamom, and ginger.  In honor of Pumpkin Season, in addition to the traditional chai spices, Pumpkin Spice Chai is accentuated by pumpkin pie spices and real pumpkin.

 

Be watching for Holmen Locker coupons in your new CenturyTel phonebook!
ESSENTIAL OIL OF THE MONTH: Christmas Spirit is a sweet, spicy blend of orange, cinnamon, and spruce essential oils that tap into the happiness, joy, and security associated with the holiday season.  Place it on logs for your fire, cedar chips, potpourri, your Christmas tree or in a diffuser.

RECIPE:  How to easily cook your Holmen Locker Double Smoked Ham:  Put ham in a roaster.  Pour one can of 7-up or Sprite over the top.  Bake at 300 degrees 10 minutes per pound.

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

  • The Wine Bar will be open from 6-10pm; closed 12/26.  Purchase wine by the glass or bottle.  Reds are $7/glass, Whites are $6/glass or a bottle of beer for $3.50
  • Holmen Locker Art Show: Check in each month to see the new artist!  After 1:00, purchase a glass of wine and enjoy the artists work. December features local wildlife artist Jeff Fredrick

 

Thank you for your business!  I hope you have a blessed Holiday Season!

Lauri

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Happy Thanksgiving!

In this issue, find our New Products, an easy recipe for Double Smoked Ham and a special Gift Certificate offer for Black Friday.  Keep reading for more information on our Holiday Wine Tasting!

Can you believe it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving?  Let Holmen Locker be your one stop shop!   You’ll find Fresh Turkey, Double Smoked Ham, Prime Rib, frozen vegetables, desserts and a huge wine and beer selection. 

NEW PRODUCTS:

  • We have new products for the Holidays arriving daily!  Don’t forget, our Holiday items are in limited supply.  Stop in early and often!
  • 1 pound loaves of butter for only $3.38.  Supply is limited!

GIFT CERTIFICATE SPECIAL:  Purchase a $50 Gift Certificate for only $45.  This special is only available on Black Friday and Saturday, November 29th.  Quantities are limited so stop in early!

QUICK AND EASY MEALS:  Everyone is always extra busy this time of year.  The last thing you want to worry about is making a meal.  Holmen Locker has several varieties of frozen soups and desserts for a quick and easy meal.

Do you process your own deer? Holmen Locker has everything you need!

WINE/BEER PAIRING:  Orchard Country Pear Wine goes perfectly with a Holmen Locker Double Smoked Ham!

Orchard Country Winery, located in Door County, lists this wine as sweet and fruity. This medium bodied wine explodes with the delicious flavor of fresh-picked pears.  They even suggest pairing it with a grilled cheese!
RECIPE:  How to easily cook your Holmen Locker Double Smoked Ham:  Put ham in a roaster.  Pour one can of 7-up or Sprite over the top.  Bake at 300 degrees 10 minutes per pound.
GIFT BOXES: 

  • Taste of the Midwest Gift Box: 1 Summer Sausage, Crackers, 2 8oz packages of Cheese and caramels for $20.
  • Do you need to ship your gift box?  We’ll help you pack it so it is ready for you to take to the post office.

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

  • Holiday Wine Tasting: Friday, November 14th from 6:00-8:00.  Cost is $20/person.  Please RSVP by calling 526-3112 before November 12th.  Vendors will be on hand to help with gift ideas!
  • Holmen Locker Art Show: Check in each month to see the new artist! November features Albert Schmiege from Blind Guy Studios.   In 1992, Albert was declared legally blind due to macular degeneration.  In 2005, he exhibited his art for the first time at the Memorial Union Galleries in Madison, WI.  Since then, Albert has been featured in numerous newspaper articles as well as local television interviews. After 1:00, purchase a glass of wine and enjoy the artists work.
  • Keep watching for more Wine Bar dates!
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Fall is in the air!

Have you had a chance to see the beautiful fall colors in the area?  This makes me want to put a Holmen Locker Roast in the crockpot!  Keep reading for a Harvest Dinner Recipe that’s perfect for the colder weather.  Also in this issue, find our October Specials, New Products, essential oils class date and a recipe  using BACON!

OCTOBER MEAT SPECIAL:

DEER CAMP BUNDLE

  •  2 lbs Beef Sticks
  •  2 lbs Hickory Smoked Bacon
  • 1 Stick Summer Sausage
  • 2 Packages of Locker Dogs

Only $48

 

NEW PRODUCTS:

  • Just in time for Halloween…Skeleton Wine An enticing Malbec with aromas of violet and plum, alongside secondary notes of blackberry jam and dark fruits. A burst of rich, fresh fruit on the palate, vibrant acidity, and a touch of oak, followed by a long, lingering finish.
  • From the Robert Hall Winery:
  • Orange Muscat: Fresh citrus and orange blossom aromas with a touch of sweet ginger spice echoed by bright, sweet tropical fruit flavors.
  • Cuvee de Robles Red Wine: Cuvee de Robles is reminiscent of fresh cherries with hints of black pepper and spice. This bold, full-bodied, Rhone-style blend delivers a mouthful of berry flavors with a lingering spicy finish. Enjoy with a wide range of food including hearty cheese, grilled meat and roasted lamb
  • Orchard Country Winery from Door County:
  • Semi-Sweet Pair Wine: Sweet and fruity, this medium bodied wine explodes with the delicious flavor of fresh-picked pears. Serve with tilapia or tru bleu cheddar cheese.
  • Sweet Cherry: Made with Montmorency cherries, this sweet wine tastes just like a slice of cherry pie! Pairs well with Italian sausage or cherry chipotle cheddar.

WINE/BEER PAIRING:  With colder weather coming, now is the perfect time to make a Harvest Dinner!  This can be made in the oven or crockpot.  Take one Holmen Locker Beef Roast, place it in your baking dish.  Add potatoes, carrots, onions, cabbage; whatever fits your taste buds.  This dinner pairs perfectly with Robert Hall Orange Muscat.  (Read more about this new wine in our “New Products” section.)

RECIPE:  Have you ever used Ground Bacon Ends from the Holmen Locker?  The uses are endless!  Fry these up and add to soups, Spanish rice, casseroles, egg bake or hamburger patties.  Let us know your favorite use for Ground Bacon Ends on our Facebook page!

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

  • Everyday Essential Oils Introductory Class: Thursday, October 16th from 6-7 pm.  This is a free class to help you learn the proper uses of essential oil.  Please RSVP to Lauri at 526-3112.
  • Holmen Locker Art Show: Currently featuring works by Larry Durfey.  Visit the display in the Wine Bar.  After 1:00, you may purchase a glass of Robert Hall Cuvee de Robles and enjoy Larry’s work.  Keep checking back!  The artists and featured wine will change.
  • Holiday Wine Tasting: Friday, November 14th from 6:30-8:30.  Cost is $20/person.  Please RSVP by calling 526-3112 before November 7th.
  • Keep watching for more Wine Bar dates!

 

Thank you for your business!

Lauri

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Happy September!

In this issue, find our September Specials; several New Products and events which include a special wine tasting.

We will be closed Labor Day!  We hope you enjoy this extra time with your family and friends!

September MEAT SPECIALS:

  • Now is the time to stock up!  Take advantage of our     50 POUND GROUND BEEF SPECIAL!  90% Lean Ground Beef is *$4.99/lb.  85% Lean Ground Beef is *$4.69/lb.  **Call early to order!  The price may change without notice.

 

  NEW PRODUCTS:

  •  Trying to make meal time quicker?  Try Nature’s Blessed: Diced Onions, Sliced Mushrooms, Sweet Cherries, Blueberries and Sliced Strawberries and Apples.  Click here for delicious smoothie recipes using Nature Blessed Fruit.
  • Our frozen soups and entrees are back!  Larry the Cable Guy Mac-n-cheese with bacon bits and jalapeno,  Cheddar Cheese Soup, Chicken & Wild Rice Soup, Cheddar Baked Potato with Ham Soup, Creamy Tomato Soup, Cream of Broccoli with Cheese Soup.
  • Gluten Free Cookies from Tates Cookies
  • Oktoberfest Brats will be back early September

WINE/BEER PAIRING:  Our Oktoberfest Brats pair perfectly with the Oktoberfest Beers we have on hand.  Let us know which beer brand is your favorite!

RECIPE:  For an easy recipe, take Dang Dawg BBQ Sauce from Holmen Locker and mix it in a crock pot with Meatballs.  This is simple and sure please!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

  •  WELLNESS & WINE TASTING Thursday, September 18th from 6-8pm.  We will be sampling Robert Hall Wines and Dang Dawg BBQ Sauce. Please RSVP by 9/16. We will have the following vendors: Young Living Essential Oils, Arbonne, It Works Wraps and aprons perfect for any occasion.  This will also be a kick off night for our art show.  We will feature a new artist each month.

 

Thank you for your business!

Lauri

 

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Happy Kornfest!!

Can you believe it’s already August?  We’re getting that much closer to Kornfest!  Keep reading for our Monthly Meat Specials, Recipe Ideas and an Ice Cream Social Event which includes a contest!

AUGUST MEAT SPECIALS:

  • Now is the time to stock up!  Whole Rib Eye Loins only $8.49/lb. and  New York Strip Loins only $7.99/lb.  An easy tip for cutting the loin: Freeze for about 20 minutes, cut and freeze for later use.
  • AUGUST  11th- 16th ONLY:  Purchase our Kornfest Brats for only $3.29/lb.
  • August is NATIONAL SANDWICH MONTH. Try a Holmen Locker sandwich for $5.99/lb.  Select your bread, meat, cheese and veggies.

NEW PRODUCTS:

  •  Char Crust Rubs, Char Crust dry rub seasonings create a sizzling seared crust, bursting with juicy flavor. You can use Char Crust® dry rub on any meat or fish, even vegetables. Available in: Amazin’ Cajun, Roasted Garlic & Peppercorn, Hickory & Molasses, All American BBQ, Original Hickory, Ginger Teriyaki.
  • Black Butte Porter from the Deschutes Brewery:  A slight hop bitterness up front enhances the distinctive chocolate and roasted finish. It’s prized for its creamy mouth feel and intense complex flavors.  This is the #1 Porter in the US.
  • Twilight Summer Ale, also from the Deschutes Brewery: This clever golden-hued ale pours remarkably crisp and clean. A distinctive malt body complements a refreshing hop profile led by a heady dose of bold Amarillo hops. This is the #5 Ale in the US.
  • Mirror Pond Pale Ale: Cascade hops and more Cascade hops give this tawny colored ale delicious hop-forward aroma and flavor. Pale malt allows the hops to linger, not overpower.
  • Chainbreaker White IPA: Deschutes is taking you into the next beer frontier. Brewed with wheat and pilsner malt; this IPA displays beautiful citrus aromas from Cascade and Citra hops that meld with the esters of Belgian yeast.
  • We now have Bakery Fresh Frozen Pies available in Cherry, Strawberry/Rhubarb and Peach.
  • Imperial Flavors Beverage Company’s Dang Soda available in Root Beer, Red Cream Soda and Butterscotch Root Beer.
  • Candied Bacon Cream Soda and Salted Caramel Root Beer from the Cicero Beverage Company.

WINE/BEER PAIRING:  To take full advantage of our WHOLE LOIN SPECIAL this month, we’re going to pair your favorite beer from the Holmen Locker with Beef Beer Marinade:

BEER MARINADE

1 1/2 c. of your favorite beer from Holmen Locker
1/2 c. salad oil
1 clove garlic
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
3 cloves

Combine the beer with the salad oil, stirring the oil slowly; add the rest of the ingredients. Marinate Holmen Locker beef, turning occasionally.  When ready, grill to your desired temperature.

RECIPE:  Char Crust Rubs are a great way to spice up your favorite dish!  Take a Whole Ribeye Loin or New York Strip Loin and rub your favorite Char Crust Rub on the outside.  Start your grill on high heat to help create a crust.  Turn the grill down and continue grilling until the loin has reached the desired temperature.  These rubs are also great on vegetables, salmon and beef.  Click here for other Char Crust Rubs recipe ideas.

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

  •  AUGUST 21st: ICE CREAM YOU SCREAM, WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM Ice Cream Social on Thursday August 21st from 6-8pm.   We’ll be sampling our smoothies and shakes.  Receive a small ice cream cone for $2.00. Take a picture of your child eating ice cream during this event and submit it to our Facebook page.  We’ll vote for the “Cutest Kid” on August 25th. The winner will receive a pint of Blue Moon Ice Cream.  (By submitting your picture, you agree to allow us to use it for marketing purposes.)  Can’t attend the event? Make sure to “Like” the child you think is the cutest!

 

Thank you for your business!

Lauri

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Happy 4th of July!

Hurry in and pick up everything for your 4th of July celebration!  We will be closed July 4th.  We will be open normal business hours on Saturday, July 5th from 8 am – 3 pm.

JULY MEAT SPECIALS

  • Purchase  10 pounds of CHICKEN BREASTS for $32.  5 pounds of CHICKEN DRUMMIES are just $19. Call 526-3112 to order.
  • Wednesday, July 23rd is NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY!  To celebrate we are offering our hot dogs for *$4.99/lb.  (*Limit of 5 pounds.  July 23rd only.)

NEW PRODUCTS:

  • Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream is available in pints.  Did you know the third Sunday in July is National Ice Cream Day?  Why not pick up a pint of Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream to celebrate?  Flavors:  Turtle, Old Fashioned Vanilla, Cookie Dough and Machinac Island Fudge.  Is a pint not enough of your favorite flavor?  We can also special order a 3 gallon size.
  • The Summer Grill Bundle: 8~ 8oz. top sirloins, 8~1lb. packages of ground beef, 6 polish sausages, 5lb. chicken fillets, 6 thick cut pork chops, 48 hot dogs & 30 brats. Get all the meat you need for grilling for only $169.  Call 526-3112 to order.

WINE/BEER PAIRING:  Matua Sauvignon Blanc pairs nicely with Holmen Locker chicken breasts.  Holmen Locker Chicken Drummies pair nicely with any of our Sonoma Cider flavors.  Sonoma Cider is available in Bourbon, Pair or Apple.

RECIPE:  Holmen Locker Chicken Breasts or Drummies marinated in your favorite Excalibur Wing Sauce.  Let us know your favorite flavor!

NEW ICE CREAM AREA!  We know how much you love our ice cream cones!  Now we have room for you to sit and enjoy them!  No more dripping and melting cones as you walk to your car!

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

  •  The Wine Bar will be closed July and August.
  • Try something new for lunch! The Jim Dandy Food Truck will be parked at the Holmen Locker on Friday July 11th & 18th and Wednesday, July 23rd from 10am-2pm. 
  • August 21st: Lost Lake Beer tasting  6:30-8pm
  • Please continue to watch Facebook for more upcoming events and Wine Bar dates.

Have a happy and safe 4th of July!

 

Thank you for your business!

Lauri

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Happy 70th Anniversary to Us!

We will be celebrating our 70th Anniversary on June 7th!  Join us from Noon-2 p.m. for birthday cake!  (While it lasts!)

June 12th is NATIONAL BEEF JERKY Day!  To celebrate, come in on the 12th and get a piece of jerky for only $0.70!  Limit one piece per customer.  Do you have a Jerky Card?  Did you know you can receive one pound free? All you have to do is purchase $25 in Jerky to receive a stamp.  After making 10 purchases, you’ll receive a free pound of Jerky!

JUNE MEAT SPECIAL:  Brats are just $2.80/lb. this month!  Please note, there is a limit of 10 pounds total per household. Some of the flavors we’re bringing back: Kornfest, Beer Brats, Mushroom & Swiss and Reuben. Call 526-3112 to order.

FATHER’S DAY is Sunday, June 15th.  We have everything Dad is sure to love; a big selection of beer, steaks and jerky.

NEW PRODUCTS:

  • Island Oasis Smoothies and Shakes!  These drinks are family friendly, with no alcohol added.  Sample size is just $0.70.
  • Smith & Forge Hard Cider:  Built from Apples.  Built to refresh.
  • Samuel Smith’s Organic Cider:  A medium dry cider with brilliant straw colour, light body, clean apple flavor and a gentle apple blossom finish.
  • Goat Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter, brewed in Wisconsin! You will get just the right amount of chocolate and peanut butter to question whether you’re drinking a glass of delicious suds or popping a peanut butter cup in your mouth.
  • Imperial India Pale Ale and Mermaids Red Amber Ale from the Coronado Brewing Inc.

NEW ICE CREAM AREA!  We know how much you love our ice cream cones!  Now we have room for you to sit and enjoy them! No more dripping and melting cones as you walk to your car!

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

  •  June 5th Taste of the Coulee Region.  Come try our bacon dipped in chocolate!  Attendees at the annual event are able to sample food, specialty coffees and wines while enjoying artist displays and entertainment!  The 2014 event will be from 5 to 8:30 p.m. June 5th at the City Brewery Hospitality Center. Tickets cost $30 in advance and $40 at-the-door. Proceeds benefit the programs of the YWCA.
  • Join us June 7th to learn more about everyday essential oils at 10 am.
  • HAPPY 70th ANNIVERSARY to the HOLMEN LOCKER!  Join us June 7th from Noon-2 p.m. for birthday cake!  (While it lasts!)
  • June 21st find us at Ribberfest held at Midwest TV and Appliance.  This year’s event will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Greater La Crosse.  Click here to purchase tickets.

 

Thank you for your business!

Lauri

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Happy May!

Are you planning a graduation party, family reunion or other large get together?  Holmen Locker has Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Pulled Pork, Beef and Sliced Ham or Turkey.  Call 526-3112 to order 1 to 2 weeks prior to your event.

MAY MEAT SPECIAL:  The 50 POUND GROUND BEEF SPECIAL is back!  90% lean is just $4.99/lb, 85% $4.69/lb.

MOTHER’S DAY is Sunday, May 11th. Treat mom to a great bottle of wine from Holmen Locker.

NEW PRODUCTS: New beer from Wisconsin Brewing Company in Verona, WI: Amber Lager, American IPA, Brown & Robust Porter and Session IPA.  Available in 6 or 12 pack bottles.

  • Club Frozen Margaritas are in a ready to drink pouch.  You just need to freeze them first!  Flavors: Strawberry made with tequila and Peach Daiquiri made with rum.
  • Country Maid Dips available in Spinach, Dill and Taco.  $3.99 for 12 ozs.
  • Bourbon Bacon Bits
  • Caramelized Balsamic Onion Jam.  For extra flavor, melt and put on sandwiches or burgers.

WINE BAR DATES: May 9th, 6-7:30 pm.  Taste the Best from Down Under! FREE!  Pre-Order Nautilus Pinot Noir duing the event for $25/bottle, normally $30.

The Wine Bar will also be open May 23rd from 6-10 pm.

UPCOMING EVENTS:  June 5th Taste of the Coulee Region.  Come try our bacon dipped in chocolate! Attendees at the annual event are able to sample food, specialty coffees and wines while enjoying artist displays and entertainment!  The 2014 event will be from 5 to 8:30 p.m. June 5th at the City Brewery Hospitality Center. Tickets cost $30 in advance and $40 at-the-door. Proceeds benefit the programs of the YWCA.

June 21st find us at Ribberfest held at Midwest TV and Appliance.  This year’s event will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Greater La Crosse.  Click here to purchase tickets.

The Spring Bundle is available!  5 lbs Drummies, 8 one pound packages Ground Beef, 6 Tendercut Steaks, 2 Racks of Baby Back Ribs, 12 Brats, 2 Whole Chickens, 4 Thick Cut Pork Chops for $160.  Call 526-3112 to order.

PLEASE SUPPORT THE BUSINESSES THAT SUPPORT US!  We appreciate their business and yours!

Please continue to watch Facebook for more upcoming events and Wine Bar dates.

 

Thank you for your business!!

Lauri

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Happy Easter!

We finally hit the 60 degree mark!  How many of you have broken out your grills?

Easter:  Order your Double Smoked Ham at 526-3112.  How to cook your Holmen Locker Double Smoked Ham:  This is the easiest recipe we have found!  Put your ham in a baking dish.  Poor a can of 7-Up or Sprite over the top and cover with tinfoil.  Cook your ham at 325 degrees 10 minutes per pound.  So, if you have a 5 pound ham, cook it at 325 for 50 minutes.

MEAL CLUB MEMBER SPECIAL: It’s Double Stamp Day each Monday and Tuesday April 7th-29th.  You must make a qualifying purchase and have your card with you.)  Are you collecting to many cards or do you always forget to bring it with you?  Would you like us to keep your card for you?  Please let us know the next time you’re in!

The Spring Bundle is available!  5 lbs Drummies, 8 one pound packages Ground Beef, 6 Tendercut Steaks, 2 Racks of Baby Back Ribs, 12 Brats, 2 Whole Chickens, 4 Thick Cut Pork Chops for $160.  Call 526-3112 to order.

WINE PAIRING:  Sagelands Riesling from Washington pairs perfectly with our Double Smoked Ham!

WING SAUCE:  Some of you have asked about our wing sauce.  We have tried Sweet Honey Orange and Sweet Molasses.  The Sweet Honey Orange was good and not really orangy.  The Sweet Molasses was excellent on wings!

NEW PRODUCTS: Insomnia is a white wine blend from California. This unusual blend’s alluring kaleidoscope of bright flavors dance on the palate … lingering well into the back palate. Enjoy with food. Enjoy alone.

Wiedemann’s Special Lager A refreshing Bohemian-style lager, brewed with a proprietary blend of malted barley and aromatic hops.  Check out their website for food pairings.

We have two new beers from the Pecatonica Beer Company, located in Wisconsin: Nightfall Lager has a flavorful balance that starts with dark chocolate, a caramel center and finishes with coffee notes. Alphorn Ale is equally balanced malt to hop flavor will make you want to yodel.

Drafty Window Farmhouse Ale from the Hopothesis Beer Company.  With a focus on locally grown ingredients from the Midwest, this golden ale is complex, spicy and quaffable.

Have you tried Demon Pig BBQ Sauce?  We have 7 flavors to choose from:  Mandarin Teriyaki, Smokin’ Maple Bacon & Ale, Canadian Maple Dijon, Lemon Peppery Garlic, Smokey Habenero Chipotle, Kentucky Bourbon and Sizzlin’ Chile.  Let us know your favorite!

MEAT PRICES:  You have probably noticed meat prizes are on the rise.  We try to keep our prices as low as possible but have margins we have to meet.  As soon as the market price goes down, so will our prices.  We’re hoping to see relief soon.

*Are you looking for a less expensive alternative to ground beef  Try Holmen Locker Seasoned Ground Pork, Italian Sausage or Cherizzo in your spaghetti, lasagna or on your pizza.

 

Thank you for your business!

Lauri

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

It might be hard to believe but nicer weather is getting closer!  I can’t wait to start grilling again!  We’ve broken out the broiling pan for our steaks and pork chops!  For a little tropical flavor, try our Hawaiian beers made with real Kona Coffee or our fruit flavored Moscato’s in peach, mango, strawberry or raspberry.

Keep reading for our March Special, New Products, Pairings, Wine Bar Dates and an extra special offer for our Meal Club Members.  (Not a member? Simply sign up while you’re in the store.)

St. Patrick’sDay:  We will have Homemade Corned Beef available around March 14th.  We also have several varieties of beer to go with it!

MEAL CLUB MEMBER SPECIAL: It’s Double Stamp Day the first two Mondays and Tuesdays of March.  (March 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th. You must make a qualifying purchase and have your card with you.)  Are you collecting to many cards or do you always forget to bring it with you?  Would you like us to keep your card for you?  Please let us know the next time you’re in!

March Meat Special: Tendercut Steaks only $8.29/lb.   Tendercut Steaks are taken from the front shoulder, off the chuck and is called terres major.  It is the 6th most tender steak on a beef.  In our opinion, it’s not as tender as a tenderloin steak but it has as much flavor as a tenderloin.  It is great marinated or just seasoned.    Have us marinate it for you!

Speaking of marinades, which one is your favorite?  We carry Excalibur Marinades in Sundried Tomato, Lemon Garlic, Authentic Steak House, Mandarin Teriyaki, Pa’s Black Bull BBQ and Fajita.  We will have new flavors this Spring.

The Winter Bundle: 2 Beef Roasts, 2 Pork Roasts, 2 Whole Chickens, 4 Ring Bologna, 5 lbs Chicken Drummies, 5 lbs Ground Beef and 3 lbs Top Sirloin Steak for $150.

*Watch in April for the Spring Bundle.

FUNDRAISERS:  The Holmen Locker is ready to help you with your fundraising needs. Contact Tom at (608) 317-0371 for more information.

WINE PAIRING:  The Seducer, a California 2012 Red Rendezvous pairs perfectly with our Tendercut steaks!

NEW PRODUCTS: Conundrum a California White Wine Conundrum White offers a wonderfully robust, floral and bright tropical taste.  Who couldn’t use a bit of the tropics this winter?!

WINE BAR DATES: It’s time for another Cabin Fever Reliever! Come in March 28th from 6-7pm for beer tasting. Please continue to watch Facebook for more upcoming dates.

Essential Oils: Are you interested in learning how to use Essential Oils for health?  We are considering holding an informational class on Saturday mornings for one hour, depending on interest.  This class would be free of charge. Please call Lauri at 526-3112 and let her know if you are interested.  We would like to plan a date in April.

Think Spring!

Lauri

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