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The Best Tequilas Under $30

The Best Tequilas Under $30

Even in the midst of a craft tequila boom, the tequila category continues to offer some real bargains with many quality options priced under $30. And in some cases, these value buys are actually better than their more expensive, fancier-packaged shelf mates. So below, we’ve rounded up five of our…read more →

A Trio of Halloween Cocktails

A Trio of Halloween Cocktails

Halloween is here, and it’s another occasion to drink some appropriately-themed cocktails. Sure you could go with a candy corn infusion, or make an eyeball from a cocktail onion. If that’s your thing, go for it. But below, we’ve got a few Halloween-inspired cocktails that are tested, approved and quite…read more →

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 →