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Calvados Cocktails for Fall

Calvados Cocktails for Fall

Calvados. Now there’s a drink indicative of fall. The French apple brandy is always a fine drink on its own, but come fall, its apple backbone works nicely in a variety of seasonal cocktails. Here we’ve enlisted a couple bottles from the Spirit France portfolio–Calvados Boulard Grand Solage and Calvados…read more →

The Best Scotches Under $40

The Best Scotches Under $40

Scotch whisky is a big category that includes single malts, blended malts, grain whiskies and more. Spirits in general are quite subjective–we’ve always found the best scotch to be the one in our hand–but we’ve certainly got our favorites. And while it’s often easiest to recommend bottles based on personal…read more →

The Balvenie Announces Two New Whiskies

The Balvenie Announces Two New Whiskies

The Balvenie just announced the launch of two new whiskies in the US, each created by Malt Master David Stewart. Tun 1509 and the Single Barrel Traditional Oak, Aged 25 Years will both become available in select states later this month. Here’s the rundown on each. The Balvenie Tun 1509…read more →

Drink Some Vodka, Save a Snow Leopard

Drink Some Vodka, Save a Snow Leopard

Earlier this week, the founder of Snow Leopard Vodka rolled through town with a couple bottles in tow and quite a story. Stephen Sparrow launched Snow Leopard Vodka in 2006, when a fortuitous break in employment, a background in spirits and a passion for conservation merged. After learning of the…read more →

Bacardi Facundo Neo Silver Rum Review

Bacardi Facundo Neo Silver Rum Review

In November of last year, Bacardi made waves by introducing Facundo, a lineup of sipping rums. Bacardi already produces a handful of higher-end rums (the solid 1873 Solera comes to mind), but they’ve primarily been a mass market brand that dominated the category through low prices and flavor innovations. Facundo…read more →