Category Archives: SPIRITS WORLDWIDE

Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin

Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin, Bedale, Yorkshire, UK This spirit: synthetic stopper, 42% abv, 20cl, widely available, £12.60 (12/17) WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, water white intensity, colourless. Nose: clean, pronounced intensity, with aromas as they come, of … Continue reading

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Lajita Reposado Mezcal

Lajita, Reposado Mezcal, Oaxaca, Mexico This spirit: made from 100% agave, with (decorative) worm, aged for 5 years, 40% abv, 5cl, Weavers Wines, £4.50 (12/15) WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, pale intensity gold. Nose: clean, medium intensity, … Continue reading

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El Jimador Reposado Tequila

El Jimador (jimador means harvester, a highly skilled occupation), Reposado Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico This spirit: made from 100% blue Weber agave, aged for 2 months in American oak, 38% abv, 3cl, Drinks by the Dram, £3.89 (12/17) WSET style tasting … Continue reading

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El Jimador Blanco Tequila

El Jimador (jimador means harvester, a highly skilled occupation), Blanco Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico This spirit: blanco (white), aka plato or platino (silver or platinum), made from 100% blue Weber agave, bottled immediately after distillation, 38% abv, 3cl, Drinks by the … Continue reading

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Delamain XO Cognac

Delamain (family owned), XO, Pale (no added caramel) & Dry (no added sweeteners), AOC Cognac Grande Champagne, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France This spirit: lot no. L162672, XO – the youngest spirit in the blend is 10 y.o., a post-blending marriage … Continue reading

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Courvoisier VSOP Cognac

Courvoisier, VSOP, Fine Champagne, AOC Cognac, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France Cognac fine champagne Is a blend from the two top Cognac growing regions, defined by content from each – Grand Champagne (>51%) and Petite Champagne (<49%). The top of the … Continue reading

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Courvoisier XO Cognac

Courvoisier, XO, AOC Cognac, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France This spirit: XO – the youngest spirit in the blend is 10 y.o., 40% abv, 3cl, Drinks by the Dram, £8.27 (12/17) WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, medium intensity … Continue reading

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