Producer notes ~ 41.2% ABV
"Unlike other London Dry Gins available today, we still craft our award-winning gin over 2 days, staying absolutely true to our family’s heritage. The result of this artisan method is a fresh crisp elegant gin with refreshing notes from juniper, subtle exotic spice and a lively citrus finish. Hayman’s London Dry is the perfect partner for tonic. We believe that a Gin and Tonic should always be balanced in measure to ensure that the gin flavours shine through. We recommend one-part gin to two-parts tonic. Make, serve and drink in one of our stylish G&T glasses based on an art deco design from the 1920s. Garnish with lemon or any other citrus fruit."
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Producer notes ~ 41.2% ABV
Producer notes ~ "The 12 year-old expression is a fine example of how the distinctively crisp, citrus character of Aberlour’s new distillate is deftly softened by double cask maturation. Traditional Oak and seasoned Sherry butts are both used to great effect, as the mellowed spirits within are combined to deliver a subtly balanced flavour."More info
Producer notes ~ "Unique among Irish whiskeys, Connemara® is the only Irish Peated Single Malt Whiskey widely available today. Inspired by the 18th century art of drying malting barley over peat fires, Connemara® possesses a distinct peaty flavour and aroma, instilling a delicate smokiness and smooth, sweet taste. Its complex peat flavours and smooth, sweet malt taste make it a truly unique Irish whiskey. Connemara® is a highly decorated Irish whiskey receiving over 20 medals in major spirits competitions since 2012."More info
Producer notes ~ "HINOTORI means « Phœnix » in Japanese! Coming back from its ashes is exactly what the Hekinan distillery, located in Aichi and founded in 1949, is doing by releasing a limited 5 years old batch made from malt and grain in a pot still. Ageing takes place in used whisky barrels for 5 years to allow gentle and smooth aromas to develop. Not chill-filtered.More info
Producer notes ~ "Sweeter up front with grain and corn immediately apparent, I.W. Harper Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 15-Year-Old then moves into notes of oak, raisin, caramel, spice, and vanilla. The finish leaves a long and lasting mouthfeel perfect for enjoying as bourbon the rocks, or whiskey neat to truly appreciate the full flavor profile. ABV: 86 proof, 43% ABV"More info
Producer notes ~ "This exquisite Kavalan whisky has won several prestigious awards, including a gold at the World Whiskies Awards. The expression also received a Gold in its category at the International Spirits Challenge. Kavalan ex-Bourbon Oak dilutes Solist ex-Bourbon with Kavalan spring water to 46% strength. It is incredibly smooth with a soft sweetness, losing the harshness and the alcohol edge and lingering over those unique flavors. It is clean and fresh tropical fruitiness with pleasant vanilla, coconut and spices."More info
Producer notes ~ "Since 1630, in the heart of Cognac, 10 generations of Ferrands have passed down the knowledge of the vineyard and the craft of distillation. This Premier Cru de Cognac is a tribute to those generations. 10 Générations, Grande Champagne Cognac, is only made with Ugni-Blanc grapes. Distilled slowly on its fine lees, it is aged in French oak, with 20% in Sauternes casks." This is one of our favorite Cognacs for consumption without precipitating wallet panic ;>).More info
This is our own whisky selection from the Starward Single Barrel Release Program. Our French oak barrel was previously used to age Barossa Valley Shiraz.More info
Producer notes ~ "Produced at the oldest distillery on the Isle of Skye, Talisker Single Malt Scotch Whisky has been made by the sea since 1830, with its smell and taste instantly connecting you to its rugged maritime home. Every sip is a taste of the Isle of Skye itself, one of the most remote, windswept yet beautiful landscapes in Scotland. Talisker 10 Year Old, the stalwart of the Talisker family, is a powerful single malt whisky, with a sea-salty nose, spicy complexity, smoky sweet character and signature peppery finish: like a warm welcome from a wild sea.More info
Producer notes ~ "The smooth and warming flavours present in Northland come from the unhurried way in which the spirit is made, and from the maturation, which takes place in American oak quarter casks. Matured and bottled on site, Northland represents the first chapter in the history of Wolfburn. Non chill-filtered @ 46% ABV. Wolfburn is the most northerly whisky distillery on the Scottish mainland, and our master craftsmen fashion their whisky the same way it has always been made: by hand, using only the finest ingredients, and without haste."More info
A blend of aged rums from Guyana and Barbados, which are shipped to Williams & Humbert in Spain. The rums are then blended and aged for a further five years in ex-sherry casks (three years in Palo Cortado and two in Pedro Ximenez). Finally, the rum is then transferred to ex-Pedro Ximenez sherry butts for two years of aging.More info
Single Pot Still Irish whiskey is a signature style unique to Ireland, particularily to the Midleton Distillery, Co. Cork. It is regarded as the quintessential style of Irish whiskey. Made from a mash of malted and unmalted barley and then triple distilled in traditional copper pot stills. Pot Still whiskeys are characterized by full, complex flavors and a wonderful, creamy mouthfeel. Introducing a special tri-pack of Redbreast 12YO (80 proof), 15YO (92 proof), and Lustau (92 proof). Redbreast 12 YO packs the bold flavor complexity and unique qualities of a Pot Still Irish whiskey. Matured in a combination of bourbon and sherry casks, this Redbreast sherry style is a delicious joy to behold in every drop.More info
Notes from the Distiller- The Knappogue Castle Cask Finish Series is a range of single malts finished in the finest wine casks. The Marchesi di Barolo limited release is matured in bourbon barrels for a minimum of 12 years, then further aged in casks from the renowned Barolo Winery.More info
The newest single pot still whiskey from the folks at Teeling. Teeling is, of course, the first distillery to operate in Dublin in over a century when it opened in 2015. Its core range consists of a few different sourced whiskeys, but the latest release was distilled onsite. The mash bill is half malted and half unmalted barley, and it was matured in ex-wine, ex-bourbon, and virgin oak barrels for a minimum of three years.More info
The Tyrconnell is double distilled, unlike the majority of Irish Whiksy's that are triple distilled. Their most recent foray into cask ageing is this sku, a 16-year-old single malt finished in Oloroso and Moscatel casks. The whiskey was matured for 16 years in ex-bourbon barrels before spending an undisclosed amount of time in wine casks from the Andalucía region of Spain. These casks were double seasoned, first with Oloroso sherry and then with Moscatel wine. The resulting whiskey is bright and vibrant, with floral, vanilla, raisin, and unsweetened dark chocolate notes on the palate.More info
Kilchoman U.S. Small Batch Limited Edition is their special America-only Small Batch vatting that unites Bourbon and Oloroso Sherry matured Whisky with a cherry-picked Port hogshead. 70% Bourbon, 25% Port, 5% Oloroso, to be exact. The very limited experiment (only 1,260 bottles exist) offers layers of smooth flavors with a lot of peaty smoke, citrus and sea spray.More info
On the nose, marmalade & sweet spices with sultanas. On the palate, pineapples & dark chocolate, followed by layers of Christmas cake, marmalade and sweet spices. A beautiful expression of aged whisky.More info
Sherry seasoned oak casks define The Glenrothes single malt Scotch whisky. Almost 90% of casks maturing at this Speyside distillery have previously held sherry. Soleo is the traditional sun-drying process which creates the foundation for crafting the finest sherry. The Glenrothes 12 Year is a single malt from the brand's Soleo Collection. This collection ages entirely in sherry seasoned oak and is 100% natural color.More info
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Soft golden hue, with a ﬁne, persistent mousse and aromas of citrus, cherry and a touch of pastry dough. The palate is broad and inviting, showing cherries upon cherries, more red fruits, and a lively, acid backbone. A generous bubbly that strikes a balance between California opulence and classic French elegance.