Wild turkey 101 has been aged for eight years at a much higher proof than they’re traditional bourbon. this delivers a more intense, alcohol-heavy nose but also a deeper, more complex flavour. you wouldn’t know it from the nose as it’s light and unassuming but once you sip you’ll taste the depth of sweetness within this bourbon alongside the toasty alcohol burn. pepper, caramel and honey are stand out flavours in this intense bourbon and it’s certainly one to remember.
The character of Kentucky is strong in this one, wild turkey’s deep amber hues owe their colouring to the heaviest charred oak barrels around. The barrels are newer than your traditional bourbon style and resuLtrs in the flavour of wild turkey being stronger and encapsulated in the barrels, without any flavour being cooked out. Warm hues and a warming flavour, wild turkey is exceptionally smooth and satisfying, the flavours a little subdued but butterscotch coming through in the end. rich and indulgent, wild turkey stands out amongst other bourbons.
The legendary flavour of wild turkey bourbon has been brought out in a new and exciting style with the addition of the sweetest honey. the smoothness is even silkier than before if you can believe it and though we recommend drinking it neat, you could pop it into a creative cocktail. the caramel depth of the traditional bourbon flavour blend together with the rich honey creating a truly delightful warmth and this is further enhanced by bright floral notes and oaky spice.
Wild turkey rare breed is an exceptionally enjoyable, stand-out bourbon which brings together a range of flavours. blending together 6, 8 and 12 year old bourbons creates an intensity of flavour you won’t forget and it’s a wonderful bourbon to serve on ice or chilled. classic toffee notes open the drink and orange comes through too with vanilla striking intensely as you take that second sip. spiced oak and bitter chocolate partner each other wonderfully to create the body of the flavour and draw out a long and satisfying finish.
Woodford reserve is a very specific combination of corn, rye and malt creating a cereal-rich flavour. it’s unusual as its triple distilled and matured for six years, creating a smooth yet punchy flavour which is perfect for bringing out the best in your next old-fashioned cocktail. thick and creamy both in aroma and taste, notes of honey, deep spice, fresh leather and cocoa come together to create a flavour you won’t be able to forget. toast oak spice is your main reminder of the drink when you finish.
Elegant, restrained red fruit opens it up, soon joined by classic woodford reserve notes of vanilla cream, baking spice and leather. big flavours of black forest gâteau, almond butter, dark chocolate and raspberry here. warming oak catches up on the mid-palate. more resinous oak and red berries. quite drying and long.
There are notes of honey and spice, leather, a touch of cocoa, and a little smoke, toasty oak and vanilla cream with a hint of butterscotch. the palate is full. there are notes of espresso beans, winter spices, cereal sweetness, plenty of rye, ground ginger, almond oil, toasted oak and a little rum. the finish is long and mature with notes of cereals and toasty oaken spice.
A classic demerara navy style rum produced in guyana, wood’s 100 blends together a range of young rums. both pot still and continuously distilled rums make their way into the mix and it’s a distinct flavour that’s often used in tiki-style cocktails. prunes, caramel and sweet toffee are the first aromas released on opening and they’re soon joined by nutmeg and cinnamon spiciness. dark chocolate and fudge come through but the spiciness is the flavour that endures.
Not for the faint-hearted wray & nephew overproof is one of jamaica’s finest spirits and packs a punch as soon as you open the bottle. a jamaican legend, wray & nephew is essential for a classic caribbean mai tai and it’s also the secret ingredient which many cocktail masters use to finish their drinks with a flourish. crystal clear and powerfully sharp on the tongue wray & nephew overproof is one of jamaica’s finest exports and is perfectly paired with tropical fruit juice cocktails.
Clean polish vodka that holds its own. bread and butter with dried apple and lemon zest on entry. crushed grains then take over with deep spicy overtones. the mouthfeel is medium bodied and the finish is both flinty and pepper driven. this is really very good for the price and remaons a favourite of the polish, who seem to drink cauldrons of it every weekend.
A spanish gin that is one of only two gins in the world with its own EU designation of origin, Xorigeur is based on an 18th century recipe and was popular with the sailors at that time. The green handled bottle makes it stand out from the crowd but it’s the perfumed flavour and orange-rich character which really make this gin sing. A grape alcohol base gives it a juicy flavour which is peppered with bright herbaceous and spicy notes. Fresh, almost menthol juniper ends each sip, lingering as a quenching aftertaste.
Yamazaki 12 year old is probably the most famous japanese whisky there is. an exceptional single malt, it was one of the first seriously marketed offerings from japan to reach the rest of the world. intensely enjoyable and rich with nut oils and citrus zest, yamazaki 12 year old is smooth in the mouth with biting winter spice providing that classic whisky flavour, with the fruity notes ensuring a rounded finish. a must for first-time japanese whisky drinkers.
A fresh and fruity whisky from yamazaki, full of red fruit and a touch of sherry cask. it's also got some mizunara (japanese oak) matured whisky in the mix, which comes through as a complex spicy and almost incense-like note.
Guatemalan ron zacapa rum includes a wide range of exceptional flavours which work together in perfect harmony. zacapa black label is a 23 year aged rum and its nose is rich with banana, maraschino cherry, caramelised fruit and roasted chestnuts. these flavours then come through strongly when you sip, combined with sweet molasses and smoky wood. hints at chilli chocolate lead into a long finish, deep with toasted nuts and spices.
A truly exceptional guatamalan rum, zacapa centenario xo is a premium offering which doesn’t disappoint when it comes to flavour. beautifully delicate, the flavour of zacapa centenario xo is matured in a mix of bourbon and sherry casks which together deliver a flavour which is exceptionally sweet and sugary, without being sickly. the softness on the palate of this mature rum is surprising and very welcome, with only a hint of smoke coming through in the finish.
Excellent and original grass and herb driven vodka. opens up with freshly mowed grass and green apple notes. these move through into deep yet balanced and complexed herbal notes followed by waves of hay and green apple. the finish is grassy, clean and almost refreshing with a soft lime and herb bite that fades into apples. best served from the fridge and tastes fantastic with freshly pressed apple juice.
Dolin has been made to the same recipe in the Alpine hills around Chambéry since 1821 and was awarded the only Appellation d’Origine for vermouth in 1932. The style is on the lighter and drier side, being sugared to around 130g/l.
The holy island of Lindisfarne brings us more than religious piety, Lindisfarne Mead is a classic, traditional drink which is enjoyed in households around the country. Using honey which is sourced from around the world Lindisfarne Mead is a velvety smooth fortified wine which uses the natural water from an artesian well to develop its flavour. Herbs and fermented grape juice bring out the flavour and aLtrogether a sweet, light flavour is created.
An extremely flavoursome white rum, with a pleasantly oily texture, well-balanced sweetness and an intriguing fresh tropical flavour. A great sipping rum but at 47% carrying enough weight and character to make a great Daiquiri.
A zesty & complex, citrus-forward blend of three types of orange & uplifting spice distillates.
The 42 in Seedlip Grove 42 refers to the year 1542 when the word orange was first used to describe the colour as well as the fruit.
A special limited-edition bottle of Jack Daniel’s, celebrating a not-often-discussed part of the whiskey’s history: the days when it had a bright green and gold label. In the bottle, it’s Old No.7, but at 43% ABV, giving it a more punch than the regular release. A must for collectors and fans of Jack Daniel’s classic Tennessee style.
Scorpions Rock n Roll Star whisky provides a delicious aroma of fruity vanilla from the ex-bourbon barrels, rich notes of dried fruit and toasted nuts from the oloroso barrels, and a pleasant delicate sweet touch of sherry cask gives this whisky a perfect balance.
Basil, green apple and honey on the nose, on the palate there is grapefruit, green grapes, peppermint and thyme the finish is subtly sweet and a spicy finish with a hint of vanilla oak white pepper and ginger.
This is a premium sour, with 12% ABV, low in calories, vegan and vegetarian-friendly. Use as a shooter or mix with Prosecco or lemonade to make low alcohol cocktails. Hold this bottle under UV light to behold the miraculous glow of the comets inside.
Earthy, fruity and full of rich, thick smoke flavour, this deceptively clean, easy-drinking spirit will appeal to fans of peated whisky, Tequila-lovers looking for an adventure or just those in search of big, bold flavours. Incredibly versatile, this Mezcal is beautifully drinkable neat, over ice or as a vibrant, smoky twist in your favourite cocktail.
Liverpool Vodka is a premium artisanal potato-based vodka which provides a deliciously creamy mouthfeel, punctuated with fragrant notes of freshly cracked black peppercorns. Freshly grated lemon peel balanced with hints of sugar almonds and bonfire toffee provide the bright top notes while the finish and smooth ending with freshly whipped cream and lemon balm.