The proof is in the pudding! Words fall short in describing the velvety viscosity and rich chocolate flavor of this spectacular spirit. While technically sold as a “Chocolate Vodka,” Bouvery is more akin to an adult version of chocolate syrup. The potential for cocktail and dessert creations is endless.
HBO and Diageo have teamed up to create the Game of Thrones Single Malts Collection. Each whisky in the series is paired with a royal House of Westeros. This particular edition contains liquid sourced from the coastal distillery of Clynelish. It sits among scenic green pastures in Scotland's north, a landscape somewhat reminiscent of Highgarden, the home of the great House of Tyrell.
We're sure the fearless Queen of Thorns, Olenna Tyrell (portrayed by the legendary Diana Rigg) would approve of its floral quality, vibrant character and dignified label art, which features the Tyrell sigil - a golden rose.
Sazerac Straight Rye Whisky takes its name from the New Orleans coffee house which was known as the home of the Sazerac cocktail. Without this exceptional whisky, the cocktail would be nowhere near as great. Aromas of vanilla, anise, pepper and clove are released but the flavour is subtler, with candied spice and sweet citrus taking over.
One of the premium offerings from the famous Patron tequila distillery, Gran Patron Platinum uses the finest blue agave grown in the highlands of Jalisco. Triple distilled and then rested for a short time in oak tanks, Gran Patron Platinum is wonderfully smooth and full-bodied. The nose is full of that fresh agave teamed with citrus and fresh fruit and the flavour follows suit with the agave taking centre stage, citrus and fruit following on. Its finish is long and spiced with white pepper.
New Pimm's Sundowner is the perfect aperitif to enjoy with friends as the sun sets - come rain or shine!
Pimm's Sundowner. The new way to spritz
New Pimm's Sundowner is the perfect aperitif to enjoy as the sun sets - come rain or shine! With fruity raspberry and tart redcurrant flavours, Pimm's Sundowner is best served with prosecco, soda and fresh raspberries as a Sundowner Spritz
Pimm's Sundowner has a fruity raspberry flavour which is perfectly balanced with tart redcurrant notes, delivering a bitter sweet tasting aperitif.
All the way from the southeast of France comes Nectarine, a wonderfully refreshing aperitif built around the general awesomeness of selected peaches from Provence. Picked at full maturity to get the best of the fruit, the peaches are subsequently pitted, sown and the concentrated in juice.
California Gin (44%) is a premium gin infused with 10 botanicals including deep intense citrus flavours from Valencian oranges to give a real taste of California, without the jet lag. It conjures up sunlit days in Orange Country, named after the rolling acres of Valencian orange groves, heavy with sweet juicy fruit ripening under a warm sun. The bottle is of course orange in colour, with sunlight rays emanating from the California lettering depicted in the middle.
Fantastic grain Vodka that lives up to its esteemed reputation. Silky mixed citrus zest and soft wheat unfold both slowly and smoothly on the palette.The finish is dry and clean with moments of lemon and crushed wheat; has a great length too. Big thumbs up. Grey Goose always delivers. Extremely well made vodka and well worth the money.
Taking their Anejo Tequila, the Rooster Rojo team have infused the best Roasted Red Spanish Pineapples they can lay their hands on and then rpcoeed to treat it to 12 months aging inside ex-Bourbon Barrels.
Plenty of the classic Rooster Rojo Anejo notes on the forefront before waves of refreshing Juicy Pineapple develop alongside hints of Banana and a Spicy finish.
Bushmills just got even better. An exceptional 10 year old single malt offering which has been recognised for its quality and won awards for its flavour. Rich banana aroma leads into a highly fruited flavour, with hints of chocolate and oak tannin depth. Floral notes are present throughout and this is one whisky that only reveals itself with you pop in a drop of water or two. Simple yet classic and of course, extremely moreish.
Exuding class and a little mystery, our pal Johnnie Black deserves a spot in your drinks cabinet. Deep and complex with a flavour that tantalises the tongue, Johnnie Black has been perfectly refined with as many as 40 whiskies brought together to create a mature, intricate and enjoyable scotch. A long fruity finish is exceptional amongst others in its class, with currant and citrus notes lingering longest of all.
Suntory are the gods of the Japanese whisky scene and their Hakushu line is amongst the most popular. The Hakushi distillery is hidden in the forests near the Japanese Alps and this particular offering is aged for 12 years. An exceptional single malt, Hakushu 12 year is a light and refreshing offering with hay and mixed peels on the nose and gentle barley malt, smokiness and hazelnut coming through in the taste. Sweetness is perfectly balanced against spice.
Yamazaki 12 year old is probably the most famous Japanese whisky there is. An exceptional single malt, it was one of the first seriously marketed offerings from Japan to reach the rest of the world. Intensely enjoyable and rich with nut oils and citrus zest, Yamazaki 12 year old is smooth in the mouth with biting winter spice providing that classic whisky flavour, with the fruity notes ensuring a rounded finish. A must for first-time Japanese whisky drinkers.
A deep red colour and an aroma that bursts with tangy cherry - the gin hits you quickly with big juniper flavours and a little bit of spice. Followed quickly by a velvety cherry taste at the back of your mouth and a long, sour finish.
We’re enjoying ours on the rocks, but it’s also fantastic with tonic and a Maraschino cherry garnish.
This beautiful salmon-pink Provence rosé has a very pretty scent of crushed strawberries, peach, rose-water and orange blossom. On the palate, it is wonderfully dry and crisp with delicate summer berry fruits balanced by citrus zest acidity and a deliciously creamy finish. A fabulously sophisticated rosé that is perfect for summer picnics or evening aperitif.
Cuckoo Signature Gin is a complex gin. It has a smooth mouth feel to aid those who like to sip. After a slightly sweet, piney juniper start. The flavour then develops into citrus from orange, grapefruit and lemons. Also with a lingering taste of cinnamon spice and liquorice. Our Cuckoo Signature Gin is dry on the finish with a peppery kick from coriander seeds.
Inspired by the local legend of the Brindle Cuckoo. Signature Gin is handcrafted on our very own farm with fresh water from our natural spring.
Cuckoo Signature Gin is our traditional London dry gin with sharp citrus flavours and a soothing nutty finish.