Congratulations to MELINDA MADDOX of Earl’s Kitchen and Bar. The Boston bartender was named the regional winner of the United States Bartender Guild’s 12th Annual Most Imaginative Bartender Competition presented by Bombay Sapphire gin. Over two days in late May, ten of the region’s top bartenders from Boston, Washington... Read More
This sweet vermouth from California is a blend of Merlot and Petite Sirah grapes, Tartarian cherries and spices including smoked black cardamom, star anise, Indian coriander, allspice, fennel seed, chinchona bark and organic sugar. Suggested retail for a 375ml is $25. AVAILABLE FROM Horizon Beverage Co.
Also known as “Hot Dickel”, this whiskey was finished for 3O days in barrels used to age tabasco peppers for three years. Tabasco Brand Pepper Sauce is then distilled to create an essence which is blended together with the whisky. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $25. AVAILABLE FROM United... Read More
This limited edition vodka celebrates the life and legacy of Harvey Milk and the 4Oth anniversary of Milk taking office in 1978 as the first openly gay elected official in California. Each bottle is individually numbered, and the bottle’s label was inspired by a mural by Paraguayan artist Oz Montania... Read More
The VSOP Privilège has been released in a 2OOth Anniversary Limited-Edition Pack in honor of the Cognac created for the future King of England, George IV that was first delivered to the royal court in 1818. The collector’s box pays homage to the original VSOP design with a traditional Charentaise... Read More
This release from Splinter Group Spirits in California is a blend of whiskeys aged up to seven years and finished in French oak wine barrels. The mash bill is 77% rye, 21% corn and 2% malted barley. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $55. AVAILABLE FROM Horizon Beverage Co.
This is the first in the Blenders’ Series, a new line of whiskies that honor Crown Royal’s master blenders. It’s distilled at Crown Royal Distillery in Gimli, Manitoba, Canada. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $28. AVAILABLE FROM United Liquors
This pink gin is now available in the US. It’s made with Angostura bitters and the botanicals include juniper, orris root, Seville oranges, angelica, Sicilian lemon, star anise, cassia bark and coriander. It is made with historical accuracy and relevance to the Victorian era. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is... Read More
The latest release from the Irish distillery is a small batch gin with notes of juniper, pine and citrus. Cool on the palate, slightly floral, with a long finish and winter spice in the mouth. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $29.99. AVAILABLE FROM Atlantic Beverage Distributing
The new gin from Bully Boy is distilled from cane sugar. Herbs and botanicals include Italian juniper, fresh ginger, blueberry, grapefruit, coriander, cardamom, chamomile and cinnamon. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $3O. AVAILABLE FROM Horizon Beverage Co.