Distilled in copper potstills from fresh-cut organically-grown sugarcane from the Bahia region of Brazil, Abelha is a cut above many firewater cachacas, boasting an extremely pure and pungent agricole character. Delightful in long coolers.
Capel's Transparent Double Distilled Pisco is a grape brandy from Chile. Made using Pedro Ximenez grapes which are double distilled and then triple filtered, resulting in an elegant and remarkably pure Pisco.
A bottle of Asbach Uralt, the German brandy that is a perennial favourite, especially amongst British ex-servicemen. The sibling to the 3 year old original, uralt was created by Hugo Asbach way back in 1892.
Yeni is a traditional Turkish raki, distilled twice in copper alembics. Raki is frequently drunk with water, the addition of which causes it to throw a milky louche - in this form it is commonly refered to as 'aslan sutu', which translates as 'lion's milk'.
Translated as 'Crazy Lips', Boca Loca cachaça is a more akin to a good quality rhum agricole than some of the fire-water or bland neutral cachaças you see elsewhere (not here, of course). Smell that sugarcane!
Fil'e Ferru is a grappa made in Sardinia by Bresca Dorada. The name translates as 'iron wire' and refers back to the illicit distillers on the island, who would use pieces of iron wire mark the site of their hidden spirit.