Golden hues welcome you to the vibrant, warm flavours of Aalborg Jubilaeum Aquavit. A few simple aromas work together to create a stunningly effective and endlessly drinkable creation. Herby dill works in partnership with coriander to add a depth of flavour to the fruity overtones of the aquavit. Citrus notes are particularly strong and combined with exotic star anise to create the rich, botanicals flavour that is wonderfully enjoyable. Wonderful when served with fish or chicken.
A classic flavour that anyone with Danish blood will be pleased to see. Aalborg Taffel Aquavit is full flavoured and crystal clear, hiding a myriad of tempting flavours within. On opening, you’ll be hit with a warm, spiced aroma of caraway and this is just the beginning. The flavour has hints of orange, herbal notes and is a wonderfully mellow flavour which tastes best chilled and in true Danish fashion is often teamed with fish.
Distilled in copper pot stills from fresh-cut organically-grown sugarcane from the Bahia region of Brazil, Abelha is a cut above many firewater cachaças, boasting an extremely pure and pungent agricole character.
This classic 12-year-old Aberfeldy is a traditional single malt scotch, distilled up in the highlands. Rich and malty in character, aromas of cooked cherries, sherry and a light hint of smoke come through first. The flavour is wonderfully sweet with a clean mouthfeel and malty notes coming through consistently. Gentle peaty depth reminds you of the quality of this malt and peters off to a gentle finish.
Aberlour is a modern Speyside malt which attracts attention from all quarters due to its classic, contemporary flavour. Matured in a combination of bourbon and sherry casks its takes on the character of both spirits, as well as offering up its own character. Its aroma is rich in sherry with fleeting hints of toffee and nutty depth. The flavour is full-bodied, like a decadent fruit cake with sticky toffee and creamy malts blending beautifully. Sweet baking spices linger until the finish, adding warmth and depth.
Burnt pomegranate and blueberry pie notes at the beginning followed by cutting acai and lime zest flavours. Crisp apple and lemon zest then move on to a soft squishy berry finish with both floral and sweet pomegranate notes on the eventual kick. Impressive flavour combo here that opens up lots of possibilities for cocktails. Best served from freezer.
Easy drinking lemon vodka. Big glassy notes of sharp lemon and lime followed by crushed lemon barley sweets and a soft lemon curd finish with a tangy citrus finish. Made for the cosmopolitan. Great stuff.
Ribena on crack! This one really hits out with a twisted blackcurrant bitter tang at first taste. This moves into a sharp spiked Ribena taste before easing off and showing lemon and soft fruit notes. The finish is tangy and sharp. This is the perfect sort of vodka for mixing fruity cocktails. Serve from the freezer.
Absolut lime is the second release of a citrus flavoured vodka from the swedish brand after the popular citron. Slightly sweet and fruity, this will make a refreshing v&t. Made with fresh natural limes.
Soft yet punchy orange and mandarin notes sing out first followed by singed lemon and orange zest. The finish here is sweet, sharp and bursting with orange citrus goodness. Yum when served from freezer.
Tannic mango and apple notes at the kick-off. Lemon and overripe mango follow this with undercurrents of soft tropical fruits. There is sharpness midway that throws you a bit until the sweet lemon and mango finish with a sharp passion fruit flavour ties it all in at the end. Great with um bongo! Seriously! Try it. Serve from the freezer.
An excellent pear vodka that opens up with lemon zest and autumnal fruits. The pear takes over soon after and follows all the way through to the bittersweet finale. A great vodka that opens up myriad cocktail flavour opportunities. Serve frozen and over ice to get the best out of it.
Overripe raspberry and sharp strawberry note at the beginning followed by a sharp tartness that brings on the waves of raspberry and lemon rind. The finish is tart and fulls off the citrus peel and raspberry sherbert with an acidic kick. Made to be mixed. Should be served fro the freezer.
Lemon and vanilla cake notes on entry followed by a tannic vanilla wave that moves through into a spicy custard and biscuit notes. Citrus rind and crème Anglais finish with a sweet yet firm kick at the end. Best served from the freezer. Fantastic with apple juice and freshly pressed lemonade.
Rich tawny in colour with a sweetly aromatic, smoky nose. Full-bodied and indulgent with notes of smoked Cherrywood, Vanilla, Kola nut & Chinotto. Smooth and silky, finishing with subtle notes of Chocolate, Raisin and Oak.
A luxurious plum liqueur made by preserving the fruit in premium sake, softening the spirit and enhancing the plum flavour. This is best served chilled on its own in summer, or with a little hot water in winter.
Averna is an authentic Italian after-dinner liqueur, known as amaro or digestivo (bitter or digestif) in Italy, created according to a closely guarded secret recipe originating in the Benedictine abbey of Caltanissetta, Sicily in 1868.
The link between the territory and the drink is clear. The deep brown, red-golden tint of Averna evokes memories of the warm Sicilian atmosphere. The citrus tones that come through are reminiscent of Sicily’s famous oranges and lemons and even the label, with its ochre hue, is carefully selected to replicate that of the sandstone typical of the Caltanissetta region.
Bottled at 35%, amaro di angostura is a deep amber colour, offering aromas of cinnamon, dark chocolate and unmistakeable Angostura aromatic bitters. The warm cinnamon and liquorice notes are central. The finish is perfectly balanced, exotic, lush and reminiscent of Trinidad and Tobago's.
A century old recipe guards the secrets of Amaro Montenegro and produces a tonic liqueur that has been enjoyed regularly throughout this time. Ingredients are individually selected for their quality and only the highest quality herbs made it into the final recipe. Distinctive and immediately recognisable, Amaro Montenegro beings with syrupy sweetness and then notes of mild bitters and botanical essences begin to take over, leading to a citrusy end note.
Amer picon is a sweet orange-based liqueur which is usually served as an aperitif or mixed with wine, which may sound a little strange but you’ve got to try it to find out. Amer picon has bittersweet notes and includes quinine, gentian and cinchona in addition to the citrus flavours. Amer picon is most regularly found in cocktails, including wheat beer cocktails and simply blended with soft drink/mixer/mixers. The sweetness of the orange has a bitter edge provided by the botanicals.
An Dúlamán contains five seaweeds including Sweet Kombu, Dulse, Pepper Dulse, Dulaman and superfood Carrageen Moss, bringing an authentic and innovative “umami” twist to the gin category. Bottling at 43.2% is the best ABV at which delicate and complex flavours can be savoured.
The palate has incredibly bright and soft juniper to the fore and as it subsides An Dúlamán’s complexity is revealed in rich umami, brisk salt and then a buttery oyster smoothness with hints of chestnut and firm tannin. Given time, sweet notes of Turkish delight ebb to a comforting warmth.
Twice filtered and deliciously smooth angostura white Reserva rum is a drinkable and refreshing spirit which works wonderfully when simply dashed on the rocks. A blend of light and heavy rums distilled in angostura’s famous five-column continuous still create the distinct flavour of angostura white rum and the 2-year distillation process helps guarantee the sweet yet complex flavour. Citrus notes combined with sweet banana and tropical fruits dance on the palate and keep you coming back to angostura white Reserve.
The five year old offering initially launched as angostura gold is here and ready to show off the finest features of the popular trinidadian brand. Blending together heavy and light molasses-based rums angostura 5 years is intense with pungent treacle and muscovado sugar notes coming through in the nose. The flavour itself is medium with cedar wood and spice playing key roles alongside zesty grapefruit. The citrus notes come through especially well in the aftertaste.
Angostura 1919 is an 8-year-old offering from the famous Trinidadian distillery that benefits from oaky tones delivered through the ex-bourbon casks it’s matured in. Toasted coconut and rich vanilla are released from the first opening and the taste is zesty with notes of exotic cumquat, dark sugar and faint herbal notes of eucalyptus and almond. The citrus flavours are the most prominent from beginning to end and give angostura 1919 a refreshing twist.
It Start’s with Aperol Spritz: The traditional Italian ice-breaker. It’s light, the refreshing bittersweet taste has been starting conversations since 1919. So, celebrate the spirit of Italy and raise a glass to whatever the evening brings. Mix Aperol with Prosecco & Soda.
Another classic from the famous Appleton rum distillery, a blend of Jamaican rums come together to deliver the flavour of Appleton 21 year. Matured for that full 21 year period, this Appleton rum is a rarity and is only released once a year, making it highly sought after. Burnt fruit cake and leathery notes are the most prominent in this rum closely followed by bitter spiced oak, that classic demerara sugar flavour and vanilla and ginger spices. The tannic oak flavour remains long after drinking and is indicative of the premium quality of this rum and its maturity.
Appleton rare 12-year rum brings together rums of ages between 12 and 18 offering one of the finest quality aged rums that jamaica has to offer. The age of this rum is apparent from the moment you open it, with a thick and rich nose packed full of buttery vanilla and nutty spice notes. It is rich and creamy on the palate with an oaky biscuit flavour. The oaky notes are the most prominent to the end.
Appleton special rum is a premium offering from the Appleton estate which blends together hand-selected rums which are aged in Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whisky barrels. There’s a tropical twist to the nose of this rum which works beautifully with the other aromas of cinnamon and ginger. Medium-bodied and smooth on the palate, those spiced flavours from the nose are released into the mouth and are joined by rich buttery vanilla. A high-quality rum which stands up to scrutiny.
15 individually distilled pot and column rums come together to give us Appleton signature. Medium-sweet in flavour with a smoothness on the palate, Appleton vs is perfect on the rocks, is complemented by ginger beer and has a true taste of the Caribbean. Brown sugar, light spices and dried currants and raisins are prominent on the palate and the flavour remains sweet and mellow from beginning to end.
One of Jamaica’s most recognisable brands, Appleton's white rum is up there with their finest dark varieties. a blend of rich pot and light column still rums come together to give Appleton its unique taste and this also involves being filtered through special charcoal filters. Light-bodied and smooth in flavour there is a smoky depth to the character of Appleton white which isn’t common amongst lighter rums. Simply offering what you’d expect from a white rum combine it with your favourite tropical fruit juice.
A name everyone is familiar with and a flavour that’s hard to forget, archers peach schnapps has been popular since before most of us can remember. The natural flavour of the peach has been sweetened to create a moreish and endlessly drinkable taste which is most commonly and effectively paired with lemonade and crushed ice. Archers strong, sweet flavour also makes it a great choice for popping into an exotic or tropical cocktail.
Ardbeg is another Scottish single malt of much worth. Straight from cask to bottle, Ardbeg offers a unique flavour which is different from others from regions. Tree bark, peat and vanilla fudge aromas are first to escape and on tasting a burst of smokiness, sea salt and sweet aniseed vanilla hit the palate. Honeyed notes help to mellow it out but it’s the smoky peat flavour which lingers on.
Ardbeg Corryvreckan is a legend in its own right. A dram you won’t forget and a malt you are almost guaranteed to want to buy time and again. Medicinal in style, the nose is rich in herbal and pine notes, with creamier hints of buttery warmth and smoke. The palate too is wonderfully creamy with tingling spices, a touch of fresh fruit, orange peels and that medicinal tang. The finish is long with a salty edge, a hint of peat and that unusual yet enjoyable medicinal taste remains prevalent.
Ardbeg Uigeadail takes its name from the Scottish Gaelic word for ‘dark and mysterious place’ which is also the loch from which Ardbeg gets its water. Ardbeg pride themselves on a range of unique quality malts and Uigeadail doesn’t let the team down. The aroma is a rich mixture of peat, dark sugar, espresso beans and a hint of deep tar. The flavour is led by sweeter notes, with ripe fruit and honey coming through first with just a touch of malt, all the while supported by that lingering peat. Caramel and malt find a place in the lingering finish, adding warmth and sweetness to the peat.
Maturing in white oak barrels for up to 18 months gives Arette Anejo its recognisable flavour. Luminously golden, each glass of Arette Anejo is steeped in sweetness and smoothness which makes it enjoyable whether you mix it or enjoy it neat. Aromatic and awash with the wonderful sweetness of 100% blue agave, Arette Anejo has pepperiness which keeps you sipping and deliciously light vanilla notes tempting you to have just one more glass.