This release of Mikkeller's Black 'beer brandy', distilled from their legendary 'Black' beer, has been aged for a short time in ex-rum casks. The casks in question came from the former Danish colony of Sankt Croix and have added both sweetness and fruitiness to the mix.
An intriguing Texas Spirit from artisanal distillers Balcones. Made by fermenting and distilling local wildflower honey, mission figs and turbinado sugar, this unique drink has elements reminiscent of Tequila, Scotch whisky, Cognac and Rum.
A 12 year old cognac from the house of Adrien Camut, growers of Pays d'Auge apples since the 1800s. Based in the village of La Lande-Saint-Léger, near the geographical centre of Normandy, their production is often found in the best restaurants in France.
A grappa produced from Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Distilled in small batches in a copper pot still, this is subject to a double maturation. Firstly being matured for four years in barriques before a 6 month finishing period in barrels previously used for Sassicaia, the famed Super-Tuscan wine.
A vintage grappa (whatever next!), this Tosolini 1996 has been aged in small oak barriques that previously held Hungary's legendary dessert wine, Tokay - giving this grappa an amazing golden colour, complexity and sweet notes.
An excellent 12 year old American apple brandy. The barrels are carefully selected before the spirit is charcoal filtered and bottled with only water added to keep it at their traditional 88 proof, 44% ABV.
A serious, superpremium Brazilian cachaça, distilled in copper potstills and aged in oak for an extended maturation period, during which time it develops into a spirit of remarkable honeyed complexity.