Review: Edinburgh Rhubarb & Ginger Liqueur and Gin (2023)

Since we last encountered Edinburgh Gin over a decade ago, the brand’s portfolio has exploded with a bevy of gin expressions as well as flavored gins and liqueurs. There’s a lot to get to, but today we’ll take a small bite out of the lineup with a review of Edinburgh’s Rhubarb & Ginger Gin and…

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Review: Wines of Dutcher Crossing, Summer 2023 Releases

We’re longtime fans of Sonoma-based Dutcher Crossing, and today we’re checking out three new releases for 2023, including our first sparkling from the winery, a chardonnay, and a top-shelf, reserve cabernet that’s been mellowing for six years. NV Dutcher Crossing Posterity Reserve Blanc de Blancs – Fresh and lively, this is a classic California chardonnay-based…

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Review: Bowmore x Aston Martin 10 Years Old

Chris recently covered Masters’ Selection 22 Years Old, the latest limited edition Bowmore single malt released in partnership with Aston Martin. The Islay whisky maker has collaborated with the famous British automaker since 2021 when they introduced a trio of expressions exclusively for travel retail. The 10-year, 15-year, and 18-year bottlings released under the Bowmore…

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Review: Wyoming Whiskey Single Barrel Bourbon 2022

Wyoming Whiskey’s latest single barrel hit at the end of 2022. As usual we’re late to reviewing, but, as we will agree, better than never, right? As with its prior Single Barrel releases, this whiskey is drawn from the top 1% of Wyoming’s production, and each bottle is unique, pulled from a single barrel stored…

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Review: Batch & Bottle Margarita

UK-based William Grant & Sons has produced a growing range of ready-to-drink cocktails since 2022, and we’ve enjoyed their line so far, having sipped their Monkey Shoulder Lazy Old Fashioned, Glenfiddich Scotch Manhattan, Hendrick’s Gin Martini, and Reyka Rhubarb Cosmopolitan. All in all, these are well crafted premixed cocktails aimed at more sophisticated palates. The…

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Review: Halftone Wavelength Noir Gin

Halftone Spirits can be found in Brooklyn, New York, where it focuses heavily on gin and gin-adjacent spirits such as aquavit. Its latest seasonal is known as Wavelength: Noir, a unique, reddish-orange gin that’s designed with wintertime in mind. It’s distilled with 14 botanicals, including juniper, elderberry, smoked lapsang souchong tea, black cherry bark, cinnamon…

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Review: Jack Daniel’s and Coca-Cola Premium Cocktail

In a collaboration that has taken entirely too long to bring to fruition, Jack Daniel’s has at last partnered with Coca-Cola to produce a canned, ready-to-drink rendition of one of the most classic American cocktails. As a Southern-born American man of the 1970s, I hold a special place in my heart for the sweet caramel…

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Review: Chattanooga Whiskey Silver Oak Cabernet Cask Finished Malt Whiskey

For those following craft distilling’s growth in the United States, Chattanooga Whiskey is no stranger. As the distillery approaches their 12th anniversary — and with more of their in-house distillate coming of age — they continue to pump out releases that bend contentions on blending and cask finishes. One of their latest whiskeys is a…

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