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This is Unicorn Tears Gin Liqueur

This is Unicorn Tears Gin Liqueur

Some days are better than other days. And the day you stumble across Unicorn Tears Gin Liqueur is the best day of all. This remarkably bizarre product comes from Firebox, that London-based online retailer. And here we’ve got an England-distilled gin liqueur that’s sprinkled with real, edible pieces of silver.…read more →

Taste Testing Sukkah Hill Spirits

Taste Testing Sukkah Hill Spirits

Sukkah Hill Spirits is a small company based in Southern California that’s producing a couple of unique liqueurs. First up is Etrog, which is made from an ancient heirloom citrus fruit (called the Etrog) that only grows in a handful of orchards worldwide. Next up is Besamim, an aromatic spice…read more →

Koval Rose Hip Liqueur Review

Koval Rose Hip Liqueur Review

If you happen to live in the Midwest, you’re probably familiar with Koval Distillery, which in 2008 became Chicago’s first booze producer since Prohibition. But even if you’re from the heart of Big Ten country, you’re probably mostly familiar with the brand’s single-barrel whiskey expressions and their solid dry gin.…read more →

Amaro Lucano Review

Amaro Lucano Review

The recipe for Amaro Lucano dates back to 1894. Pasquale Vena was working in this family’s cookie bakery in Pisticci, a small town in Lucania, Italy, when he developed this special blend of 30-plus herbs and essential oils. Over the decades, the family recipe has been passed down from generation…read more →

Amarula Cream Liqueur Review

Amarula Cream Liqueur Review

We’re sitting here with a bottle of Amarula Cream. It’s the second largest selling cream liqueur in the world, behind only Bailey’s, yet it’s not a common sight behind American bars. That might change though, as the brand looks to push stateside awareness of this interesting product, which unlike most…read more →

Berentzen Bushel & Barrel Review

Berentzen Bushel & Barrel Review

Happy Autumnal Equinox. For most of us, the first day of fall ushers in cooler weather, colorful leaves and a fine reason to break out some fall-appropriate spirits. Now, we drink staples like bourbon and scotch year round, because they’re delicious, but we tend to increase our brown spirits uptake…read more →

Review: Son Tinh Vietnamese Liqueurs

Review: Son Tinh Vietnamese Liqueurs

Awhile back, we received an intriguing wooden crate from Vietnam. One that was nailed shut, required a crow bar to open and, much to our delight, contained six liqueurs that were heretofore unknown to us. Turns out, Son Tinh is producing 12 products ranging from clear spirits to herbal and…read more →

Introducing Jim Beam Kentucky Fire

Introducing Jim Beam Kentucky Fire

Today we got a heads up from our local bottle shop about Jim Beam Kentucky Fire. We’d heard rumblings of this release in the past, but nothing since, and a quick Internet search found zero official announcement from Jim Beam. But there it was, sitting right in front of the…read more →

Berentzen Apple Liqueur Review

Berentzen Apple Liqueur Review

The House of Berentzen has been around for a cool 256 years, and they’re one of Germany’s oldest spirit companies. Today they produce a range of products, including three liqueurs that are available stateside — Berentzen Apple Liqueur, Pear Liqueur and Wild Cherry Liqueur. And while these don’t seem like…read more →

Jack Daniel’s Introduces Tennessee Fire

Jack Daniel’s Introduces Tennessee Fire

Big news this week, as industry heavyweight Jack Daniel’s announced Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, a blend of Old No. 7 with cinnamon liqueur. This comes on the heels of Jack Daniel’s wildly successful Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, which opened the brand to a slew of new drinkers and made huge…read more →

Chartreuse: A Spirited Gift from France

Chartreuse: A Spirited Gift from France

You’ve probably come across chartreuse at your favorite cocktail bar. And it’s usually available in two ubiquitous varieties – green and yellow. But there are many variations of this interesting liqueur, which is backed by a rich history. Chartreuse is a very unique spirit hailing from the Chartreuse Mountains region of Grenoble in France… read more →

Seasonal Cocktails from the House of Zwack

Seasonal Cocktails from the House of Zwack

We’ve been drinking Zwack for a few years now, that sweet, slightly bitter and very herbal liqueur that’s native to Hungary. It’s one of three liqueurs in the House of Zwack portfolio, which also includes Unicum (first crafted in 1790 for the Emperor of Hungary) and Unicum Plum, a new…read more →