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The Macallan Rare Cask Scotch Whisky Review

The Macallan Rare Cask Scotch Whisky Review

Earlier this month, The Macallan introduced The Macallan Rare Cask, a new single malt whisky that joins the brand’s core range of expressions. Rare Cask is aged exclusively in Spanish oak casks that held dry olorosso sherry for 18 months before being emptied, shipped to Scotland and filled with whisky…read more →

Zodiac Vodka Launches in Texas, Makes a Couple Cocktails

Zodiac Vodka Launches in Texas, Makes a Couple Cocktails

There’s a new vodka in town. It’s called Zodiac, and it’s distilled from potatoes at the brand’s Rigby, Idaho distillery. It’s then blended with water from the Snake River Aquifer, which runs beneath the distillery, and it’s filtered through Canadian birch charcoal. All that creates a clean tasting and naturally…read more →

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 →