Our Favorite Spirits

Of all the spirits we’ve tasted here are the ones we consider our favorites.

Parker's Heritage Collection Promise of Hope Bourbon

Best American Premium Bourbon

Best American Whiskey

Premium/Limited Edition
Four Roses 125th Anniversary Limited Edition Small Batch 2013
George T Stagg Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Parker’s Heritage Collection

American Whiskey Gift Guide

Best Non-Premium American Whiskey

Non-Limited/Premium
Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Bourbon
George Dickel Barrel Select
Johnny Drum Premium Stock
John E. Fitzgerald “Larceny” Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Maker’s 46
Wild Turkey 101
Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

Best Rye Whiskey

Best Rye Whiskey

Rye Whiskey
Bulleit Rye
Russel’s Reserver 6 Year Old Rye Whiskey
Knob Creek Small Batch Rye Whiskey
Wild Turkey Rye (101) 

High West, Double and Twisted, Glen Thunder, Few Spirits, House Spirits

White Whiskey

Best White Whiskey
Charbay Double & Twisted
Dark Corner Distillery Moonshine
Finger Lakes Distilling Glen Thunder Corn Whiskey

Blacones Single Malt Texas Style Whiskey

Best Craft Whiskey

Best Craft Whiskey
Balcones Texas Single Malt Whisky Review
Westward Small Batch Oregon Whiskey Review

Knob Creek Smoked Maple

Best Flavored Whiskey

Best Flavored Whiskey
Knob Creek Smoked Maple Whiskey

Best Single Malt Whisky

Best Single Malt Whisky

Best Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Ardbeg Ugedal Ardbeg Alligator & Nam Beist
Coal Ila 12 & 18 Year
Glenfiddich Cask of Dreams
Highland Park 21 & 15  
Lagavulin 16 & 21 Year
Laphroaig 2013 Cairdeas Release

Cognac Jean Grosperrin Cognacs

Best Cognacs

Best Cognac
Hine Cognac
Cognac Jean Grosperrin – 1975 Cognac Fins Bois  
Cognac Jean Grosperin 1962 Petite Champagne
Landy Coganc

Nolet's Dry Gin Silver

Best Gins

Best Gin
Aviation American Gin
The Botanist Islay Dry Gin
Leopold’s American Small Batch Gin

Nolet’s Silver Gin
Plymouth Gin
Tanquery London Dry Gin

 

Great Vodka To Give As Gifts

Best Vodka

Best Vodka
Absolut Elyx
Beluga Gold Line Noble Vodka
Karlsson’s Gold Vodka
Ketel One Vodka
Purity Vodka
Reyka Vodka
Schramm Potato Vodka
 [Vodka Buying Guide]

Rhum Clement

Rhum Clement

Best Rum
Banks 5 Island Rum
Rhum Clement
Rhum JM
La Favorite Cuvee Speciale de la Flibuste
Smith & Cross Jamaican Rum

Tequila Avion

Best Tequila

Best Tequila  
Tequila Avion & Reserva 44
Clase Azul
El Tesoro Anejo

Z Tequila

Fernet Branca Menta

Branca Menta

Best Liqueur

Barenjager Honey & Tea and Honey & Pear
Belle de Brillet Liqueur

Fernet-Branca
Green Chartreuse
L’Original Combier Liqueur D’Orange Review
Pama Pomegranate Liqueur Review
Rum Chata – Horchata Con Ron

This list is a constantly evolving list so check back to see what gets added to it.

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  • Rocco DiFrancesco

    The Yamazaki 18 is an outstanding, award-winning single malt whisky that every scotch enthusiast should try…if you can find it. It is very much like a scotch, but from it’s from the Suntory distillery in Japan which has a history of it’s own. For those unfamiliar with this whisky, it is similar to a speyside…sweet malt, cereal,and sherry come through with vanilla and a hint of smoke. Try a small sip “neat” without water so you can taste it’s relationship to scotch.

    • drinkspirits

      Yamazaki is great, but 18 is both hard to find and extremely expensive.

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  • http://www.corazonazulspirits.com Rodolfo Gonzalez

    I have the best Silver tequila in SIN RIVAL surpasses Avion by a long shot, you need to try it to verify.

    • http://www.drinkspirits.com Drink Spirits

      Sure send us a sample. But I think you are wrong about Casamigos, it’s a solid tequila for a very specific segment of the tequila market.

    • drinkspirits

      By the way, you never did send Sin Rival.

  • Dan Affalter

    Have you guys tried Dry Fly? Also you really need to try Suerte Tequila.

    • drinkspirits

      Yes, Dry Fly is solid. Will Put Suerte on the list.

  • drinkspirits

    Thanks for the catch. All Fixed. Haven’t tried Hangar One Raspberry, they never seem really interested in working with online press.

 
 
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