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Goral Vodka Review

Goral Vodka Review

Goral Vodka hails from Slovakia, making this our first brush with Slovakian vodka. To make the stuff, Master Distiller Ján Krak starts with Durum wheat and a seven column still. The vodka is blended with water from the underground springs of the Tatra Mountains and filtered seven times through zeolite,…read more →

For the Wine Enthusiast

For the Wine Enthusiast

It’s no surprise that we here at Cocktail Enthusiast enjoy the occasional cocktail. But one cannot live on cocktails alone. That’s why beer and wine exist. So today we’re turning our attention to red wine. From origins and varietals to consumption habits, wine is a category full of fun facts…read more →

Tequila Cocktails for National Tequila Day

Tequila Cocktails for National Tequila Day

Hardly a week goes by these days without the opportunity to observe a food- or drink-related holiday. We’re content to skip nearly all of them, but July 24th–better known as National Tequila Day–is one that we’re happy to support. So are brands and venues, if our flooded inbox is any…read more →

The London No 1 Gin Review

The London No 1 Gin Review

Putting “No 1″ on your bottle is pretty bold, especially when you’re a London gin that’s competing with a horde of other fine London-style gins. And when you’re owned by a Spanish company (Gonzalez Byass) that primarily makes wines and sherry. And when your gin is blue. That’s right, it’s…read more →

Usquaebach 15 Year Old Scotch Whisky Review

Usquaebach 15 Year Old Scotch Whisky Review

Usquaebach. It’s pronounced “oos-ke-bah,” and it’s a line of blended malt whiskies from the Highlands. With a blend dating back to the 1700s and the name trademarked since 1877, it’s also one of the oldest games in town. We got our hands on a bottle of the Usquaebach 15 Year…read more →

St. Augustine New World Gin Review

St. Augustine New World Gin Review

You know gin. It’s that juniper-forward spirit distilled from grains. Usually. But in this case, it’s a citrus-forward spirit distilled from sugar cane. It comes to us from St. Augustine Distillery in Florida, so suddenly this whole thing makes sense. St. Augustine New World Gin, as the name implies, is…read more →