A recent addition to The House of Drinks and well received. A “Punch Au Rhum” made with a mixture of 2 to 4 year old rums and macerated raisins. Great flavour when tasted alone or with ice, perfect for cocktails, marinades and cooking. Continue reading Legendario Elixir De Cuba Rum
For over a century Chivas Regal has been famous the world over for its whiskey. At its heart is a extraordinary selection of malt whiskies, including Strath Isla, forom the oldest operating distillery in the highlands.
Continue reading CHIVAS REGAL AGED 12 YEARS LIMITED EDITION BY PATRICK GRANT
Wild Turkey 81 is a blend of 6-8 year old bourbons, making it older than most of its competitors in the category. Deep amber in colour, with a rich nose of vanilla, oak and hint of orange and toffee, and a palate exploding with honey, brown sugar and tobacco, Wild Turkey 81 delivers a long and smooth finish making this bourbon perfect enjoyed with ice and coke. The flagship bourbon from the brand, Wild Turkey 101 is a unique marriage of 6, 8 and 12 year old bourbons. This long, rich and full bodied bourbon is best served neat or over ice or in a classic cocktail such as aManhattan. Strong flavours, true of American bourbon, shine through with caramel and vanilla, and notes of honey and orange. Both variants feature the famed Wild Turkey high-rye mash, delivering a spicy kick synonymous with the brand. Continue reading Wild Turkey® Scores Big Wins at 2013 International Spirits Challenge, Wild Turkey 81 Bourbon Named Best in Class
This article is great. Another how to article from The House of Drinks.
Sometimes it can be quite confusing how to drink certain drinks. I found it quite embarrassing when someone would suggest a drink and I would have to ask them what the best way to drink it is. Now I am much older, wiser and possibly a little bit more self confident when it comes to how I like to drink my alcohol. I wish this sort of article was around when I first tried Absinthe. Continue reading Absinthe 101. How do you serve and Drink Absinthe?
With more than 150 bottlings to choose from, including a variety of vintage spirits dating back to the early 20th century, the Brandy Library is the best place to enjoy cognac in New York and possibly the whole country. And Flavien Desoblin, who opened the venerable institution in 2004, not only has 14 years of experience serving drinks but also is an enthusiastic cognac evangelist.
We couldn’t think of a better guide to this oft-misunderstood liquor, so we asked him for some key pieces of advice. Continue reading How do you drink Cognac?
Take a step back to 1989, over 20 years ago, before the fall of the Berlin Wall that changed the world forever. An old distillery located just outside Pizen, which had been producing high quality pot-still spirits for many years. Now the Czechoslovakian elite decided that they should produce a single malt whisky of ‘unparalleled quality. Continue reading Hammer Head an amazing whisky with an equally amazing story