Liquor Reviews

Beefeater 24 Gin Review

Beefeater 24 Gin Review

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Beefeater 24 Gin is a variation of Beefeater’s London Dry Gin, adding a handful of new components to the spirit, including grapefruit peel and, most notably, Japanese and Chinese green tea. Beefeater 24 gets its name from its unique distillation…

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Bluecoat Gin Review

Bluecoat Gin Review

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Bluecoat is an American Dry Gin distilled in Philadelphia. Its unique flavor profile is derived from organic juniper berries and a proprietary blend of citrus peels and other botanicals. The term “American” dry gin is key, as most gins that…

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Botran Rum Reviews

Botran Rum Reviews

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The Botran family has been making rum in Guatemala for six decades. Their rum lineup includes the notable Botran Solera 1893 and Botran Reserva, which won a gold medal at the Ministry of Rum’s 2010 tasting competition. Botran Solera 1893…

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Camarena Tequila Review

Camarena Tequila Review

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Familia Camarena Tequila is relatively new to the U.S. market, but the company traces its tequila-making origins back 250 years. Located in the Highlands region of Jalisco, Camarena grows three million agave plants at an elevation of nearly 8,000 feet. And…

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Blackbeard Spiced Rum Review

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Distileria Serralles, the Puerto Rican company that distills and distributes Don Q Rum, has introduced a new spiced rum to the market. Blackbeard Spiced Rum landed on U.S. shores in August, and like nearly all spiced rums, it maintains a…

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Dos Maderas PX Rum Review

Dos Maderas PX Rum Review

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Dos Maderas PX Rum is produced by Spanish company Williams and Hubert, and rather than using Spanish-style rums, it’s a blend of rums sourced from Barbados and Guyana. Dos Maderas PX Rum is the product of a unique triple aging…

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Germain-Robin Brandy Reviews

Germain-Robin Brandy Reviews

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Germain-Robin Brandy is hand-distilled in small batches in California. Germain-Robin was started in the 1980s by Ansley Coale and Hubert Germain-Robin, who comes from a long line of cognac producers.  The company released its first brandy in 1987, and recently…

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New Amsterdam Gin Review

New Amsterdam Gin Review

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Before there was New York, there was New Amsterdam, and New Amsterdam Gin pays homage to the former Dutch settlement with a namesake gin.  Of course, New Amsterdam Gin is actually distilled in Modesto, California. Go figure. New Amsterdam Gin…

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the lash spiced rum

The Lash Spiced Rum Review

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The Lash Spiced Rum is a blend of West Indies rums aged four years in used bourbon barrels.  The Lash is infused with spices, bourbon vanilla extract and other flavors. The name “The Lash” presumably stems from the quote—often attributed…

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