Monday, October 31, 2011

GLENFIDDICH 12 YO Single Malt Scoch Whisky

Excellent single-malt whisky from the Glenfiddich distillery (which in the Scottish language means “Deer Valley”) is located in a picturesque valley of Fiddich river. The secret of the taste of this 12-year-old whisky lies in its distillate being composed on the basis of cereal and crystal-clear water derived exclusively from Robbie Dhu springs, as well as its 12 year minimum maturing process in oak casks, previously holding Cuban rum, USA bourbon or Spanish sherry. The mild taste of fresh pear and oak flavor are distinguishing marks of this whisky.

Gold Medal 2010
Scotch Whisky Masters

Silver Medal 2009
International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC)

Bronze Medal 2009
International Spirits Challenge (ISC)

Gold Medal 2008
Scotch Whisky Masters

Gold Medal 2008
San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Gold Medal 2007
International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC)

Gold Medal 2007
International Spirits Challenge (ISC)

Gold Medal 2007
International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC)

Gold Medal 2005
International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC)

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The Balvenie Single Barrel is a 15 year old single malt which is drawn from a single traditional oak whisky cask of a single distillation. Whilst each cask is subtly different, The Balvenie Malt Master selects only those casks which have the essential characteristics of The Balvenie Single Barrel, particularly honey, vanilla and oaky notes. Each bottling forms a limited edition of no more than 350 hand-numbered bottles - so each bottle is unique and unrepeatable.

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Sunday, October 30, 2011

MATA HARI Absinthe

Mata Hari is an elegantly flavored, authentic, mixable absinthe made with Grand Wormwood which boasts a natural, authentic herbal green color and the ability to generate the distinctive "louche" or clouding effect when mixed with cold water. All of this sets Mata Hari apart as truly exceptional, authentic absinthe. "Mata Hari is a great absinthe for the newcomer and absinthe devotee alike," says Gerry Fischer master distiller and great great grandson of the Fischer Family Distillery's founder. "Unlike other absinthes, Mata Hari drinks like a prestige, top shelf liquor. Mata Hari's taste is perfect in a cocktail like a top shelf vodka or gin -- or, it can be enjoyed diluted with water in the traditional manner."

Gold medal World Spirits Award 2008

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Thursday, October 27, 2011


Woodford Reserve is a brand of premium small batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey produced by the Brown-Forman Corporation. It is distilled at the company's Woodford Reserve Distillery, and marketed under the former company name for the distillery, Labrot & Graham. The distillery is located in Woodford County, in central Kentucky. Formerly known as Labrot & Graham's Old Oscar Pepper Distillery, the distillery is approximately eight miles from the town of Versailles off U.S. Route 60, between Interstate 64 and Versailles. Each bottle is numbered with a batch number and bottle number. Woodford Reserve's alcohol content is 45.2% (90.4 Proof). No age statement is listed on the bottle. U.S. law requires any bourbon aged less than four years to have an age statement, so the Woodford Reserve bottlings must be at least four years old.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

HANKEY BANNISTER Blended Scoch Whisky

Hankey Bannister is flagship blend containing malt from each of our 5 malt whisky distilleries.
Exported to over 40 countries worldwide it has a major presence in all major European markets with other key markets including South Africa, Latin America and Australia.
In 1757 society figures and suppliers of fine wines and spirits Beaumont Hankey and Hugh Bannister were inspired to create a superior Blended whisky for Their illustrious clientèle, among them The Prince Regent, William IV and George V. So they hand-selected fine and rare scotch whiskies for quality and crafted them with care to create the smooth, light and perfectly balanced renowned in society for over 250 years.

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The original 40% ABV Drambuie crafts aged Scotch whiskies with Bonnie Prince Charlie's secret elixir. Great over ice or try it served long and refreshing with ginger ale or ginger beer and lime wedges.

To celebrate 100 years since its first formal bottling in Edinburgh, Drambuie reveals a dramatic new pack. For the first time the beautiful golden elixir is shown in clear glass with a taller, thinner bottle shape enabling easy pouring. The interlocking DD icon is introduced along with dynamic shoulder sword slashes which serve as a reminder of the brand's origins in the Uprising of 1745.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011


Potocki Vodka traces its origins back in 1816 when the founder Alffred I Potocki inherited the splendid Łańcut Castle which included Poland's second oldest distillery. Łańcut is located halfway between Krakow and Lvov.
Alfred I Potocki hired specialists to improve quality and increase production capacity. In 1838 he introduced liqueurs and cordials for which the Łańcut distillery quickly achieved notoriety. In 1857 it obtained the special privilege to become a purveyor to the imperial court in Vienna.

Potocki Wódka today is distilled at a small facility surrounded by fields and forests, and it is known for its artisanal approach. Rye is sourced from the fields surrounding the distillery, while the mash is only twice distilled - as every additional run would unnecessarily strip the alcohol of its character.

The distillate is tasted at regular intervals, and only selected when optimum criteria are reached. The resulting pure alcohol is watered down to the required strength and tasted again by Jan-Roman Potocki and the master distiller. The vodka is left to rest for a few days and then bottled without resorting to the customary charcoal filtration.

The taste is soft and slightly sweet at first, with a rich, creamy texture that envelops the mouth. In the finish, it is turning into a long dry finish with nutty notes, the trademark taste of Polish rye vodka.

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Monday, October 24, 2011


Caorunn, pronounced 'ka-roon' is the Gaelic word for Rowan Berry, one of the five Celtic botanicals used to infuse its unique flavour.
Caorunn is handcrafted by our Gin Master using pure grain spirit, Scottish Highland water infused with eleven hand-picked botanicals in our unique Copper Berry Chamber at Balmenach Distillery, the only gin, made at a working malt whisky distillery. The result is a clean, crisp gin naturally balanced in flavour.
The six traditional and five Celtic botanicals, including Rowan Berry and Coul Blush Apple are infused to perfection using only natural ingredients.
Six traditional botanicals are: Juniper Berries, Coriander Seed, Orange Peel, Lemon Peel, Angelica Root and Cassia Bark.

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Sunday, October 23, 2011


Cognac of around 40 years of age is something of a rarity. Cellar Master Jean-Philippe Bergier has selected and blended this cognac in collaboration with selected "Bouilleur de Cru" families in Grande Champagne. This limited geographical area is in the heart of Cognac. The soil and climate there are perfect for producing unique and exclusive cognacs that need to mature for a long time before drinking. In this instance only the Ugni Blanc grape has been used. Grande Champagne accounts for only about 18% of total cognac production. This Grande Champagne Très Vieille Réserve has been matured in oak casks from Limousin and only seven 350-litre casks are available.

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An acient grape variety, weel known and appreciated since the 13th Century. This great Grappa is aged in oak barrels from two to five years, till it achieves its perfec, unquestionable taste. In 2001our Nebbiolo da Barolo was the only Grappa which has ever won the Gold Medal at the "Olympiades du vin" (Wine Olympics) at Vinexpo in Bordeaux. Olfactory evaluation: wide, rich and characteristic. Gustative evaluation: full, rich, tannic with floral, fruity and spicy (liquorice, vanlla and tobacco) scents.

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Saturday, October 22, 2011


Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban is a velvety-textured single malt whisky, for confident, colourful, dynamic luxury spirit drinkers who like to take the lead. A mature Glenmorangie that is transferred from the original ex-bourbon cask and then extra matured or “finished” in port pipes, shipped from the ‘Quintas’ or wine estates of Portugal. Maturation in the ruby port pipes develops The Quinta Ruban into a voluptuously smooth spirit with a complex balance of sweet and dry flavours that engage the entire palate and envelope it in an intriguing balance of smooth velvet and crisp, cooling textures. Non chill-filtered and with an ABV of 46%, its key flavour notes are rich, chocolately and minty. Aroma: One sniff and you’re immediately transported to a traditional Christmas dinner party, in a candle-lit dining room with the aroma of just-peeled mandarin oranges and Belgian chocolate mint crisps. Walnut shells have been thrown on the roaring fire where their scent mixes with the lingering aroma of nutmeg from the Christmas pudding and the warm, musky scent of sandalwood that emanates from the wood-panelled room Taste: A caress of silk velvet on the tongue gives way to a swathe of rich, dark chocolate-enrobed walnuts leaving in their wake the lemony-rose jelly texture of Turkish delight. Then sugar-coated crystallised orange segments emerge, countered by crisp mint chocolate, adding a chiffon like texture Finish: Lingering memories of dark minty chocolate.

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Sarajishvili VS is made from wine brandy spirits matured in the spirit cellars of JSC Sarajishvili. Its blending composition is created by mixing premium spirits from certain micro-zones of the Georgian wine-making regions, having different aroma and taste, from which the age of the oldest spirit is over 15 years. It is characterized with gold color, light and harmonic taste of fruit and oak with mild and refined finish.


Created in 1928 in Poland, Luksusowa Vodka boasts an 82-year history of premium quality production and a standard of excellence resulting in consistently high ratings, including a 94-point Gold Medal from the 2009 BTI International Review of Spirits Competition. Most vodkas are made from the fermented mash of grain whereas Luksusowa, meaning luxurious, is made from potatoes and is triple-distilled through charcoal. An unrivaled distillation process results in a rich, perfectly smooth gluten-free product and the #1 potato vodka in the world. Luksusowa has been awarded a Silver medal at the 2010 Los Angeles Spirits Competition; 94 points, Gold Medal and Best Buy at the 2009 Beverage Tasting Institute and 2009 International Review of Spirits

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

MARTEAU Absinthe de la Belle Époque

MARTEAU Absinthe is the flagship product of Gnostalgic Spirits and is the finest 19th Century style, fully authentic absinthe to be made and sold in the United States since 1912. Now you can savor this historic experience.
Marteau is made in the same way as the very best absinthes of the 19th century. The traditional anise flavor, supported by robust wormwood, is delicately balanced with other botanicals resulting in a mature and seductive flavor.
Marteau is sublime when served traditionally—tempered with five parts water—but also performs exceptionally well in cocktails and mixed drinks.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011


For ten generations, the Nolet family in Schiedam, Netherlands has been distilling the finest hand made spirits using techniques and recipes perfected by Joannes Nolet and his successors since 1691. Ketel One, named after the original distilling kettle number one is hand crafted in traditional pot stills, filtered through charcoal and rested underground in tile-lined tanks until perfect. Only the heart of the distillate, the center of each batch, is considered fine enough to be called Ketel One. The first 100 gallons, and the last, are separated and discarded as being either too harsh or too weak.

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Handcrafted in time-honoured tradition in small batches using an original 19th Century Gin still. No other Gin tastes like it because no other Gin is made like it. Hendrick's is made using the highest quality neutral grain spirit, eleven different botanicals, rose petals and most unusually cucumber. Distilled and bottled in Girvan, South West Scotland. Presented in a small Victorian apothecary style bottle with a cork stopper. It is not for everyone. Only available in selected off trade outlets and in the non-trade at top-end style bars.

Double Gold Medal at the recent San Francisco World Spirit Competition.
Wall St. Journal Gin of the year 2003.

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Saturday, October 15, 2011

TALISKER 10 YO Single Malt Scoch Whisky

A wonderful award-winning Island malt bottled at above average strength with a comforting smooth afterglow. Strength: 45.8% ABV Appearance: Brilliant gold. Nose: Peat-smoke with sea-water saltiness, the liquor of fresh oysters, a citrus sweetness. Body: Full. Palate: A rich dried-fruit sweetness with clouds of smoke and strong barley-malt flavours, warming and intense. At the back of the mouth is an explosion of pepper. Finish: Huge, long, peppery finish with an appetising sweetness.
''The Only Single Malt Whisky From The Isle Of Skye''

Friday, October 14, 2011



Based on a 1935 recipe by Swiss distiller Charlotte Vaucher using more than 10 plants, formerly "underground distiller" Claude-Alain Bugnon has created an award-winning absinthe, taking first place and the "Golden Absinthe" prize at the 2005 National Competition of Swiss spirits. La Clandestine offers a wealth of aromas and subtle, lingering flavors that characterize a true absinthe.
So fine is the flavor, it has been suggested that La Clandestine be enjoyed without sugar. That, of course, is up to you. But we can say this much, La Clandestine is hand-crafted and every bottle is hand-filled, with care and assurance from the distiller, that every sip is true to the tradition of excellence.

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Midori is a bright, green-coloured, muskmelon-flavored cordial made by Suntory. It is manufactured in Japan, Mexico and France, though it was made only in Japan until 1987. It was first concocted in 1978, with a launch party held in New York's famous Studio 54.
The name comes from midori, the Japanese word for "green".
As it is extremely sweet, Midori is generally used in a mixed drink or cocktail; for example, a Japanese slipper. It is usually used in a range of long drinks - with lemonade, fresh lemon juice, lime juice, pineapple juice or orange juice. Sour flavours are often used to balance its sweetness.
Midori manufactured in France is sweeter than the original Japanese formula.

20% Abv- 40 proof

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THE BALVENIE SIGNATURE 12 YO Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The Balvenie Signature Aged 12 Years is a classic marriage of The Balvenie matured in the three most traditional cask types, first fill bourbon, refill bourbon and sherry. Produced in small, numbered batches, each cask used is hand selected by Malt Master David Stewart to ensure he achieves Signature’s unique character of honey, spice and subtle oak and each batch is allowed time to harmonise in a traditional marrying tun. David Stewart crafted The Balvenie Signature to mark his 45th year in the whisky industry and 2010 sees the release of Batch 3.

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Complex, deep and extremely versatile, Courvoisier VSOP Exclusif is considered one of the finest cognacs in the world. Combining spirits from the four best crus in the Cognac region, including a 12 year old from the smallest, most exclusive Borderies cru, hence its Exclusif name, it has a memorable rich and sublime flavour that’s perfect for cocktails.
“Very smooth with an excellent balance of oak and floral flavours that can be fully appreciated neat or mixed with ice and water, it’s also excellent with long drinks.”

Patrice Pinet, Master Blender

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011


A pure Grande Champagne. The oldest elements in the blend are from around 1917, while the youngest are from the 1960s. Made mainly from the traditional Ugni Blanc grape and 10% Folle Blanche. Dark golden colour. A rich, generous bouquet. Excellent balance between fruit, flowers and spice notes from the wood. Powerful attack, almost oily in consistency, a distinctive and unmistakable stamp of Grande Champagne with the famous long finish. It takes more than 50 years, but it is worth waiting for.

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U'LUVKĄ Polish Vodka

U'Luvka is distilled in small batches, by craftsmen, from the finest Polish rye, wheat and barley.
It is fresh, clean and elegant on the nose, with distinct floral notes.
You will find it creamy and lightly buttery in character, with impressive sweet, savoury and spicy flavours, aniseed freshness and a long vibrant grain finish.
U'Luvka is both new and yet old at the same time. It has roots going back to the alchemists of the 17th century Polish Royal Court.
In those heady days, the tradition was to drink vodka from glasses without bases. This had one unfortunate side effect that the glasses could not be put down until the entire contents had been drunk.
Legend has it that the Court was almost permanently intoxicated and affairs of state were grinding to a halt. Sendivogius, the genius court alchemist, was begged by the King and Queen to distil a a spirit of such exceptional quality that the court could continue to drink all night and work all day. Sendivogius worked his magic and created a Royal elixir of rare quality. The court was saved, and just enough was never again too much.
Alchemy is all about transformation and this is the essence of U'Luvka. Working with Poland's finest modern alchemists, U'Luvka has been recreated the 'unfathomable spell' the result of which is yours to enjoy.
So propose a toast with U'Luvka that encapsulates the ancient and universal traditions and the three abiding principles of U'Luvka, 'To Friendship, Love and Pleasure

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Milagro Select Barrel Reserve Reposado starts with the roasting of pinas (the heart of the agave plant) in traditional clay ovens. It’s not cheap, or quick, but this old-world method imparts an earthy agave flavor in the tequila. Once roasted, pressed and fermented, the resulting agave juice is triple distilled and then aged for 10 months in French oak. From there, it enters the bottle – and in the case of Select Barrel Reserve expressions – a hand-blown, hand-painted bottle crafted from artisan glass

2008- Gold Medal San Francisco Spirits Competition

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CHIVAS REGAL 12YO Blended Scotch Whisky

From a single store in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1801 the brothers James and John Chivas built a reputation as consumate blenders of fine Scotch Whisky, and a brand that still sets the standard of excellence for distilled spirits.
Chivas Regal scotch is distinguished by its light, lingering aroma, full, smooth palate and balanced flavor with a hint of smoke.
Chivas Regal 12 Year Old is blended from whiskies matured for at least 12 years. Its combination of golden color, honey and ripe apples, with vanilla, hazelnut and butterscotch aroma, gives Chivas Regal 12 Year Old whisky its round and creamy taste.

2003- Gold medal winner, Chivas Highland Jewel category, International Spirits Competition Cocktail Awards

2004- Gold award, International Spirits Competition Cocktail Awards

2006- Silver award, 10 to 12 year old category, International Wine & Spirits Competition

2008- Silver winner, San Francisco World Spirits Competition

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011


Kahlúa is a Mexican coffee-flavored rum-based liqueur. It is dense and sweet, with the distinct taste of arabica coffee, from which it is made. Kahlúa also contains sugar, corn syrup and vanilla bean.

Pedro Domecq began producing Kahlúa in 1936. It was named Kahlúa, meaning "House of the Acolhua people" in the Veracruz Nahuatl language spoken before the Spanish Conquest. Such a name choice was presumably chosen to provide a Veracruzan identity to the product and feature its originality. (Kahlúa was Hispanicized as Ulúa, forming the name of modern San Juan de Ulúa fortress.)

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The 12 natural ingredients of Beefeater 24 are sourced from around the world. Hand-prepared grapefruit and Seville orange peel add a tangy note to the aromatic influence of Japanese and Chinese teas.
Under the watchful eye of Desmond Payne, one of the worlds most experience gin master distiller, the botanicals are steeped in the finest grain spirit for a full 24 hours. Then, uniquely, during the seven-hour distillation that follows, the master distiller takes an Artisan Cut by hand of the finest spirit fright from the very heart of the run. This ensures a more citrussy, softer, contemporary style of gin.
Beefeater 24 is bottles at hight strength (45% ABV), making it long on taste and fragrantly upbeat.

The 12 natural ingredients are Japanese Sencha tea, Chinese green Tea, Seville orange peel, grapefruit peel, lemon peel, juniper, coriander seed, liquorice, angelica root, angelica seed, almond and orris root.

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Monday, October 10, 2011

10 CANE Rum

10 Cane is named after the tradition of hand-harvesting and bundling sugarcane stalks in groups of ten. 10 Cane is produced in Trinidad from the first pressing of sugarcane. Most rums use molasses, a by-product of sugar manufacturing. 10 Cane's distillation process is overseen by Jean Pineau, the Master Distiller of Moët Hennessy. Pineau employs what has been described as an "artisanal" approach to rum making, particularly through small batch production process and high ingredient quality standards.

10 Cane rum is slowly fermented for five days at a low temperature, double-distilled in small batches in French pot stills, and finally aged in French oak barrels for ten months. This aging process gives 10 Cane its light golden color. 10 Cane Rum is one of the few rums focused on ingredients and primary production stages rather than maturation.

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La Fée Absinthe Parisienne, the brand original, is a traditional French absinthe distilled by a Paris based distiller using Grand Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) and other fine herbs and spices. It was the first traditional absinthe distilled in France since the 1915 ban and is the only absinthe endorsed by the Musée de l’Absinthe, Auvers-sur-Oise, France. To this day each distillation is personally approved by world-renowned absinthe expert and historian, Marie-Claude Delahaye. Parisienne is distilled at the traditional 68% abv following an authentic 19th century recipe and louches perfectly when water is added.

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Sunday, October 9, 2011



Hine Antique XO Premier Cru is a blend of more than 40 cognacs sourced from Grande Champagne - the finest cognac cru - and all aged for a minimum of 10 years. Antique was first created by George Hine in 1920 and nearly a centuary later, is hailed as one of Hine's signature styles.

Only the finest young wines end up creating Antique; carefully and slowly distilled in classic pot stills, the resulting cognac was left to develop in Limousin oak barrels. The rich, complex spices and velvety roundness of the style were drawn from this maturation period. Only once each cognac was aged to perfection was the final Antique blend created.

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Grand Marnier is a liqueur created in 1880 by Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle. It is made from a blend of true cognacs and distilled essence of bitter orange. Grand Marnier is 40% alcohol (70 Proof in UK, 80 Proof in US). It is produced in several varieties, most of which can be consumed "neat" as a digestif and can be used in mixed drinks and desserts. In France this kind of use is the most popular especially with Crêpes Suzette and "crêpes au Grand Marnier". César Ritz reportedly came up with the name "Grand Marnier" for Marnier-Lapostolle, who in return helped him purchase and establish the Hotel Ritz Paris.

40% Abv- 80 proof

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Ultimate Vodka is a truly a decadent ultra-premium vodka product in its handsome Polish hand-blown cobalt blue and clear heavy crystal bottle with a crystal and cork stopper. Ultimat is dedicated to creating a very high quality product beginning with the bottle, which takes craftsmen 24 hours to create each unique hand-blown bottle, which are actually two bottles in one, and have a small bubble on the bottom of each bottle, and continues with the Master Distiller in Poland crafting outstanding vodka from a blend of potato, wheat and rye, whereas most vodkas are either made from potatoes or grain. I tried the vodka chilled and neat, and found it to have a smooth richness, with a pleasant, subtle clean aftertaste.

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Saturday, October 8, 2011



The French Quarter, locally known as Vieux Carré, is the soul of New Orleans, Louisiana. Philadelphia Distilling honors the unique and colorful history of absinthe in New Orleans with the release of Vieux Carré Absinthe Supérieure. It is the first absinthe to be distilled, bottled, and sold on the east coast of the United States in nearly 100 years. Batch distilled in a custom copper pot still using a double maceration process, Vieux Carré is an original artisan spirit that combines historic methods with a modern expertise. Grande Wormwood, Green Anise, and Fennel Doux Provence, the "Holy Trinity" of traditional absinthe, are forward in the flavor profile. The complexity of the flavor is contributed to with subtle uses of Star Anise, Genepi, Melissa, Hyssop and Spearmint. 100% all natural herbs are used in both flavoring and coloring.
In 2009 Vieux Carré won Gold Medal on San Francisco World Spirit Competiton.

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Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey is a 94 proof, small-batch whiskey distilled in Denver, Colorado. Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey is the first microdistillery making whiskey in Colorado and the Rocky Mountains as well as one of the first in the country. Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey is the first of a new category known as "Rocky Mountain Straight Whiskey".[citation needed]

The whiskey is made from a unique four-barley fermented wash that consists of carbon filtered Rocky Mountain water and western barley that is grown in the Northern Rockies. The wash is distilled in a Vendome Copper custom-made combination Pot / Column still and then aged in 50 gallon heavily charred (#4 char), American white oak whiskey barrels made by World Cooperage in Lebeanon, Missouri. The barrels age for between two and five years in a humidified, climate controlled environment. Ten to twelve barrels are combined to make each batch consisting of 2500-3000 bottles. Each bottle is filled by hand and each label is hand written identifying the distiller, batch number, the youngest barrel in the batch and a unique comment.

Stranahan's is named after former minority owner, educator and activist George Stranahan, who also owns the Flying Dog Brewery formerly of Denver, currently located in Maryland. Jess Graber, retired firefighter, was the majority partner and founder of the company. Since the sale to Proximo, he will "continue working with the company to maintain quality control and as brand ambassador". Head distiller and production manager Jake Norris was also a part owner and co-founder of the company.

Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey won the Gold medal in the malt whiskey division of the 2008 American Distillers Institute in Louisville, Kentucky as well as the over all Best of Show. Other awards include Westword's Best of Denver 2008 and 2009, The Malt Advocate Magazines Pioneer of the year 2008, and Jim Murray's 2008 Whiskey Bible named SCW The Best Small Batch Distilled Whiskey in the World.

Stranahan's is no longer independently owned, as it was sold to Proximo Beverage Corporation. Details on the sale and what the structure of the brand will look like have yet to be released.

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Friday, October 7, 2011


The Grappa of Nebbiolo is coming from the noblest piedmontese grape varieties: the Nebbiolo. A grappa with complex sensorial profile and a great personality ontained after a long aging in French Oak barrel. The resulting distillate is wide, rich and fulfilled with scents of flowers fruits and spices (liquorice, venilla, tobacco). The fine distillate is exalted by a special decanter which makes it a real masterpiece with its colours and reflecting lights.

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Recognized by connoisseurs as one of the finest distilled spirits in the world, Gran Centenario Anejo is delicious and ocmplex, representing the true expression of unparalleled aging expertise. Aged between 18-36 months in French Limousin oak casks, the unique Seleccion Suave process is used whereby fine quality aged tequila reserves are added imparting unparalleled smoothness and quality. Gran Centenario Anejo has a sweet and honeyed flavor with tantalizing aromas of clove, nutmeg, orange, tangerine, candied fruits, figs and toasted coconut. Similar to a fine cognac, Gran Centenario Anejo is best enjoyed in a snifter as an indulgent after-dinner drink or in decadent cocktails.

Thursday, October 6, 2011




St. George  is made with fine brandy, star anise, mint, wormwood, lemon balm, hyssop, meadowsweet, basil, fennel, tarragon and stinging nettles. This infamous liquor reveals seductive flavors of anise complimented with sweet grassy tones, light citrus, white pepper, and light menthol notes. From Wine Enthusiast: "This is a funky, herbal, and brawny absinthe. The dark greenish-brown color louches to a swampy dark green. Earthy aromas include lemon balm, tarragon and star anise; louching brings anise to the foreground. There's pure star anise flavor, with an aggressive, tarragon finish and a big, mouth-coating feel, which oddly grows even thicker with ice water. The apothecary bottle and label design is fun an appealing..." 

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Glenmorangie Lasanta is an elegant and full-bodied single malt whisky that has been extra matured in Spanish Oloroso Sherry casks after a minimum of 10 years in ex-bourbon casks. Its luscious, soft mouth filling texture, and its deep, enticing, sweet aroma appeals to luxury spirit drinkers who like to experiment, and whose confident choices, warmth and passion inspire the mood of the group. Non chill-filtered and with an ABV of 46%, its key flavour notes are of toffee, raisins and walnuts. Aroma: Like the most delicious dessert menu imaginable, Lasanta taunts the senses with chocolate covered raisins, honeycomb and smooth caramel toffee. Citrus notes clear the way for the crispy burnt sugar and melting softness of crème brulee to be replaced by the rich aroma of rum and raisin ice cream Taste: The full, sweet flavour typical of Spanish sherry with sultanas, orange segments, walnuts and butter toffee. Finish: Satisfyingly long with spiced orange and chocolate enrobed hazelnuts

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