• Bacardi Gran Reserva Diez 10 Years Old Rum

    Brilliant, deep amber color. The nose explodes with rich caramel and tropical fruits and waves of sweet brown baking spices, treacle, and toffee. The palate is in full agreement with the nose delivering a decadent dessert style Rum that expands on the palate and finishes with sweet vanilla and cola. Full-bodied with a dense and lush core that expands to a sweet spirit that is redolent of sweet Sherry. $39.99 – 3.5 Stars

  • Heeet Hot Cinnamon Flavored Vodka

    Brilliant, crystal clear with legs evident. The nose is punctuated by a vibrant blast of cinnamon with little else competing for your attention. The palate echoes the nose delivering a mildly sweet and refreshingly spicy cinnamon core with accents of pepper and sugar. Full-bodied and intensely flavored with cinnamon offering all of the heat and sinus clearing aromatics that you would expect. $24.99 – 3 Stars

  • Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

    Brilliant, golden color. The nose offers scents of sweet grain with vanilla fudge and subtle accents of citrus and nutmeg. The palate echoes the nose delivering a sweet grain core with assertive black pepper and oak notes with a hearty dose of wood tannins. Medium-bodied with rich, sweet grain notes that are overwhelmed by alcohol heat and spice with astringent wood accents rising on the finish. $29.99 – 3 Stars

  • Vermont Spirits Coppers Barrel Gin

    Brilliant, pale copper color. The nose is very expressive leading with a bright blast of cinnamon and tropical fruits marking a clear departure from the original Coppers Gin. The palate echoes the nose as the brown baking spices from the barrels dominate the flavor profile while accentuating the cassia and cardamon with accents of caramel and toasted coconut. Full-bodied with bold wood notes that have won the battle versus the softer, more subtle botanical accents of the Coppers Gin. $32.99 – 3.5 Stars

  • Blue Nectar Founder's Blend Añejo, 100% Agave Tequila

    Brilliant, deep copper color. The nose is filled with the scents of charred oak and sweet baked agave with supporting notes of sweet toffee, vanilla, and hints of pickle barrel. The palate is in agreement with the nose delivering a sweet fruit and toffee core flanked by astringent wood notes that envelope the baked agave was more aggressive than anticipated. Full-bodied with loads of spice and a very sweet, fruity core. $64.99 – 3 Stars

  • Saint James Rhum Paille Rhum Agricole

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    Brilliant, pale, yellow straw color. The nose is wonderfully complex first showing wild grassy notes present in Rhum Agricole with dense dried fruit, wild honey, and barrel accents including vanilla bean and nutmeg. The palate is in full agreement with the nose with fruit cake dominating the core with waves of wood, grass, citrus, and spice on the flanks. Medium-bodied with complex fruit, grass, and wood notes balanced by pepper and acid. $24.99 – 3.5 Stars

  • New Holland Knickerbocker Barrel Gin

    Brilliant, pale golden straw. The aromatics are very interesting and certainly barrel-driven with scents of cola and Whiskey with accents of ginger, sweet citrus, and a host of brown baking spices supported by hints of brown sugar. The palate is in somewhat agreement with the nose as the decadent Whiskey and brown spice notes give way to peppery ginger and citrus notes that become redolent of lemongrass and citronelle. Full-bodied with dense brown spirit and brown spice notes that are foiled by citrus and ginger ultimately becoming dry. $29.99 – 3.5 Stars

  • Old Pulteney Navigator Single Malt Scotch Whisky

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    Brilliant, amber to gold color. The nose is sweet with notes of honey and loads of citrus (lemon and orange peel), toasted grains, wild mint, with hints of sea salt and green herbs. The palate echoes the nose delivering a vibrant and zesty core that is dominated by youthful spirit notes with a generous dose of citrus and hints of cocoa bean, smoke, and white pepper. Medium-bodied with waves of citrus mingling with young Whisky and subtle notes of sea and spice providing balance. $49.99 – 3.5 Stars

  • Bib & Tucker American White Whiskey

    Brilliant, crystal clear. The aromatics are reminiscent of stepping into a large feed warehouse (I love that smell) with waves of raw grains filling the nose supported by accents of grass, wild herbs, and bread dough. The palate confirms the nose delivering a dense, grain-focused core with waves of spice, dried herbs, and sweet sap accents. Medium-bodied with lush grains and vibrant edges thanks to a dose of bright acidity. $40 – 3 Stars

  • Trail's End Batch No. 2, 8 Years Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon

    Brilliant, deep amber color. The aromatics are quite complex and intense with waves of sweet grains with wild mint, spring flowers, fruitcake, toasted nuts, and cigar box with pine resin and oak. The palate is in full agreement with the nose delivering a rich, dense mélange of fruit, oak, spice, and grain with accents of dark chocolate, cigar, and assertive oak rising on the finish. Full-bodied with dense waves of whiskey, fruit, and very assertive oak that knocks it a bit out of balance. $49.95 – 3.5 Stars

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