Asbach is a famous German brandy with an ardent cult following, particularly amongst British ex-servicemen, many of whom have developed a fondness for it while stationed in the country. This 3 year old is the sibling to Asbach Uralt.
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.
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.
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!
A very traditional Arak, produced in Lebanon. The spirit is distilled from Obeidi grapes in a copper 'Moorish Lid' still fired by vine wood and is flavoured using organic aniseed. It is then matured for 2 years in ancient clay amphorae before bottling, unfiltered and unfined.