Category Archives: SPIRITS WORLDWIDE

Hunter Laings Ardbeg 1991

Hunter Laing & Co., Old and Rare Platinum Ardbeg, 22 year old, Islay, Scotland, 1991 This spirit: a blend of age 22-25 years, aged in American oak, bottled in May 2013, 55.8% abv, 3cl, Gauntleys, £30 (12/17) WSET style tasting … Continue reading

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Jose Cuervo Platino Tequila

Jose Cuervo, Reserva de la Familia, Platino Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico This spirit: blanco (white), aka plato or platino (silver or platinum), made from 100% blue Weber agave, unaged, 38% abv, 3cl, Drinks by the Dram, £6.07 (12/17) WSET style tasting … Continue reading

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La Certeza Blanco Tequila

La Certeza, Blanco Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico This spirit: blanco (white), aka plato or platino (silver or platinum), made from 100% blue Weber agave, unaged, 40% abv, 3cl, Drinks by the Dram, £4.79 (12/17) WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and … Continue reading

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Patron Anejo Tequila

Patron, Anejo Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico This spirit: made from 100% blue Weber agave, oak aged for at least two months, 40% abv, 3cl, Drinks by the Dram, £4.36 (12/17) WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, pale intensity gold. … Continue reading

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1800 Anejo Tequila

1800 (owned by the Beckman family), Anejo Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico This spirit: made from 100% blue Weber agave, aged in French oak for at least 14 months with a small proportion in American oak – giving a total of 3 … Continue reading

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Maestro Dobel Reposado Tequila

Maestro Dobel, Reposado Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico This spirit: made from 100% blue Weber agave, Hungarian oak aged, filtered to remove colour, 40% abv, 3cl, Drinks by the Dram, £5.57 (12/17) WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, water white … Continue reading

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Hendricks Gin Scotland

Hendricks Gin, Bedale, Scotland, UK This spirit: flavouring components are treated differently – dried fruit (peels) and botanicals in a conventional still, rose petal in a Carterhead still, and I assume an extract of cucumber is added post-distillation; screw cap … Continue reading

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