Historically, the credit for the development of liqueurs goes to the monks of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance, who created various tonics and beverages to promote health by experimenting with combinations of roots and herbs mixed with a spirit base. Many of those products, including Chartreuse & Benedictine, have survived to this day. Read More »
Element 29 is a British artisanal wheat vodka. Here it is blended with salted caramel to produce a sweet and tangy flavoured vodka. Named after the 29th element in the periodic table, copper, which is essential to the distilling process.
An delicious sounding rum-based product from Ron Cubaney. Originally produced in Cuba, the family are now in exile in the Dominican Republic. This is a blend of aged rum and added caramel flavours for extra sweetness.
An intriguing rum-based product from Ron Cubaney. Originally produced in Cuba, the family are now in exile in the Dominican Republic. This is a blend of aged rum and the finest Caribbean honey - a classic combination.
A gift pack containing a bottle of Linie Aquavit and an interestingly shaped glass to drink it from. Linie Aquavit is a traditional Norwegian potato-based caraway spirit. Differing from the Danish examples, those from Norway must be matured in old sherry casks. with added aniseed, this is rich and complex.
Trader Vic (owner of a restaurant in Oakland, San Francisco) claimed to have created the Mai Tai in 1944. The company today produces a range of rums and liqueurs and from them comes this Macademia Nut Liqueur, made in a Hawaiian style.
An old bottling of Aalborg Jubilaeums at the old, slightly higher, strength. Jubilaeums meaning jubilee, was created in honour of Isidor Henius, the creator of Aalborg Taffel Akvavit. This akvavit is said to be an excellent accompaniment to a fish or poultry meal.
We were blown away by this superb Sambuca from top Italian distillers Domenis. A perfectly constructed nose and palate of incedibly pure aniseed, combined with a superbly generous, luscious texture which gives the Sambuca a rich, luxuriant but not cloying or sticky mouthfeel. As the only premium sambuca on the market, Domenis is recognised as the best available and is now being served in some of London's top bars and dining establishments.
An interesting liqueur from La Maison Fontaine, combining a recipe for Crème de Cacao with some of the botanicals they use in their absinthe to create a sweet, chocolatey liqueur with a hit of anis and wormwood bitterness.
A new take on cherry spirits from Bold – an infusion of cherries, cassia and more, packed with sweet-and-sour cherry, spice and floral notes. It’s great chilled or over ice and also goes well served long with ginger ale and lime.
Nuvo is the world's first sparkling liqueur, it combines premium French vodka, delicate sparkling wine and passion fruit nectar to create a bright pink product. A delicious way to toast any occasion and a fruity alternative to classic champers.