Recently EPC, EP Carrillo Cigar company announced that they would be releasing the EPC INCH. Fans of Ernesto Carrillo’s La Gloria Cubana Serie R knew it was only a matter of time before Ernesto brought out the big guns he is known for.
Some surprising fresh lime notes get this off to a very fruity start. In comes the peat, gentle at first, but building with each sniff, delivering a full bodied sooty/burnt bonfire style peat the further you get in.
In between the rolling Mannoch Hills, the Rothes river, and barrels upon barrels of vintage whisky, four ordinary Americans made a little bit of dram history this month by sniffing, slurping, swirling, blending, extracting, and finally laying to rest The Glenrothes 2012 vintage.
Jameson, the world’s No 1 Irish whiskey, has launched a new, innovative, limited edition bottle that captures urban iconography from some of the world’s most exciting cities, while also highlighting some of the best bars to visit in these cities.
Nose: Upon viewing the deep sherried colour of this dram, one can be forgiven for thinking this is going to be a straight down the line sherry fest, however it's far from it.
The reigning in and smoothness make for a much better beer though. It allows the bitterness to be present without getting annoying. In fact it seems like an actualisation of the intended difference between Yeti Stout and Oak Aged Yeti Stout.
Ballantine’s, the No 1 ultra-premium Scotch whisky in Asia Pacific, is set to unveil two Signature Distillery Editions of Ballantine’s 17 Year Old – part of a new four-strong collection of innovative whiskies that highlight the influence of the signature malts that provide the depth to Ballantine’s 17 Year Old.
Following in the footsteps of the highly successful Ecuadoran-wrapped CAO La Traviata Luminoso, the new Maduro version features a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper to lend a touch of sweetness to the critically-acclaimed blend.
What is Añoranza? The newest cigar from Miami Cigar & Company will have many wondering how to pronounce it (Ahn-yor-ahn-za) and what does it mean? The word which is Spanish, means nostalgia; a sense of yearning.
A few weeks back we received an email from AKA Cigars asking if we would be interested in reviewing their product. We were happy to give the cigars a try and a short time later, samples arrived at my doorstep.
Distilled in 1993 and bottled in 2007 this 14 Year Old was matured in french oak that once held a combination of merlot and syrah. Limited to 3000 bottles at 46% Alc., it was available for £45. This store in Wyoming, USA, has one bottle available for $93, if you feel inspired by the following notes and designate this a must buy bottle.
A SENIOR executive with drinks giant Diageo is considering a visit to Bundaberg next year to get a closer look at the operations of Bundaberg Rum, part of its worldwide stable of companies.
The two malts have been personally selected by the Urquhart family, directors of the firm, for their outstanding character and quality.
Liquor supplier Pernod Ricard Asia Travel Retail has launched a new addition to the permanent Martell prestige cognac range in Asian duty-free.
Things have moved on since all that kerfuffle back in the 18th century and to show that there’s no hard feelings we’re going to be putting on a little shindig to celebrate the birth of the United States of America on July 4th.
The band for this Small Batch IV is pretty much the same one that adorns the LG Diez every year, although "Dominican Puro, SB, IV" do serve to identify it well, which is something I have not always seen on LG special releases in the past.
“Artist” Signatory Vintage range by La Maison du Whisky (LMDW). Named “Artist” Signatory Vintage, this new range by La Maison du Whisky (LMDW) appears cosmopolitan and contemporary.
1964 Anniversary Series Torpedo MaduroI have said it countless times with their cigars, and I will say it again. "There are three things certain in life. Death, taxes, and a great smoke when you pick up a Padron 1964 Anniversary Series."
The Juan Lopez Corona is a pre-1960 release and has been discontinued since 2006. I picked this one up from a friend of a friend. The box code got lost in transit but it is of 2003.
Nose: The first thing that comes to the nose is dark chocolate coco powder, followed by leather, apricots and stem ginger. Some toasted oak notes is backed up by freshly Bergamot peel, figs and runny honey.
Belvedere vodka drew an outpouring of derision on social-media websites after it posted an ad on Facebook and Twitter on Friday. The ad showed a young man smiling as he grabs a woman from behind.
Beautiful floral nose interspersed with ground nuts like almonds and a subtle spiciness brought on by nutmeg. A surprisingly curious delivery.
“Cigars with candy-like flavorings such as strawberry, watermelon, vanilla and chocolate attract kids to smoking and help hook them on this addictive habit,” the Senators wrote.
Four Roses Distillery again was named among the top spirits at the annual World Whiskies Awards, but this time it was Four Roses Small Batch taking the honors. Four Roses Small Batch, a marriage of four of the ten unique recipes produced by the distillery, was named “Best American Whiskey: Bourbon Seven Years and Under.”
Park Avenue Liquor Shop, the iconic spirits retailer in NYC, has received two exciting new exclusive whiskies in time for the summer and we wanted you to be the first to know!