caipirinha may well be the next superstar cocktail, and
Cachaça is the star ingredient—a rum-like spirit
made from sugar cane. Leblon, aged in casks that once held
Cognac, tastes smoother than most—so smooth it can
be sipped straight or used in place of rum and vodka in
many other cocktails.
Margaux Cask Finish
only 3588 bottles produced, Glenmorangie Margaux Cask Finish
won’t be found in every bar. But for those lucky enough
to enjoy a bottle, the rewards will be great as this 18-year-old
malt present intriguing, unique flavors created by ageing
the whisky in casks formerly used by vineyards in France’s
a party mood? Throw on some Brazilian music and find some
cachaça to blend in your favorite Caipirinha recipe.
Cachaça is a Brazilian rum made from the fermented
juice of sugar cane, rather than the typical molasses. At
Água Luca, the highest quality cane is hand cut and
distilled using techniques that have been refined over 450
years. It is then filtered twelve times to produce a very
smooth spirit. For cocktail recipes, visit Água Luca's
Vodka is made using Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes from
Burgundy. This isn't a grape-flavored vodka, but rather
one made from the alcohol produced when the grapes are distilled
seven times (versus the typical three or four). That, together
with being filtered five times, creates a smooth beverage
with a unique bouquet and a long, soft finish.
features aromas and flavors of fresh apple pie and is a
great choice for a cool fall evening sitting next to the
fire. Winemaker Guy Davis of Davis Family
Vineyards strays from typical brandy-making methods by leaving
the apple solids (peels included) with the juice during
fermentation, cooking and ageing to intensify flavor.
is Gaelic for "natural" and refers to the fact
this Scotch is bottled at natural cask strength and produced
without chill filtration. This makes it the closest thing
to drinking straight from a cask at The Glenlivet distillery.
It is a small batch single malt that is aged a minimum of
sixteen years and has a distinct, honeyed taste.
new addition to the Stolichnaya family of flavored vodkas
was the top choice amongst eleven possible new flavors tested
by a bartender focus group. Stoli adds fruit juices prior
to filtration to create the world's first blueberry vodka.
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potatoes from the fertile fields of Podlasie, Poland, are
used to make a single 750 mL bottle of this premium vodka.
Only small, family farms that use organic growing, fertilization
and harvesting methods are used. After four distillations,
the result is a creamy,
rich texture vodka with subtle aromas.
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