Código 1530 Blanco Tequila
Tequila Blanco — Jalisco, MexicoReviewed August 1, 2020Unlike any tequila I’ve had thus far. Agave on the nose with tomato and basil (no, really, it smells like pizza sauce to me), notes of pepper. Very herbal on the palate, with agave taking second place and pepper not far behind. Reminds me of gin with how herbal it is. The herbal flavors carry through to the lingering finish, with just the slightest peppery notes. Super interesting, took me forever to figure out what I was smelling and tasting. Altogether a good tequila, certainly holds its own for the price. I’d buy it again. Now I think I’ll go buy a pizza.
Unflavored Vodka — FranceReviewed July 29, 2020 (edited January 12, 2021)Sweet, grape-like notes on the palate, which makes sense as this is made from grapes. Starts out harsh, but mellows once you let it breathe 10 minutes. Still, the alcohol flavor is strong and clashes with the sweetness. The sweet notes linger pleasantly on the finish, but it’s not enough to redeem the harshness on the palate. Far from the worst, but I’m definitely not a fan.
Macallan Double Cask 12 Year
Single Malt — Highland, ScotlandReviewed July 28, 2020Rich fruit and nutty aromas on the nose. Oak, spice, and notes of chocolate covered fruit and caramel on the palate. Finish is long and lingering with oak and fruit blending throughout. Not my favorite....but good. Very good.
Johnnie Walker Black Label
Peated Blend — ScotlandReviewed July 25, 2020Peat on the nose with fruity undertones. Peat carries over to the palate as well, with notes of toasted cereal and rich stone fruit, all very well balanced with the peat taking the forefront only slightly. Peat holds the stage in the very pleasant finish with toasted cereal present beneath, the two gradually switching places as the finish fades. All in all not bad. Nothing amazing, but far from bad. I like that the peat is there, but not so overpowering that other notes don’t shine through. I’d buy a bottle.
Ardbeg An Oa
Peated Single Malt — Islay, ScotlandReviewed July 20, 2020 (edited August 20, 2020)Nose of peat, seaweed, saltwater, mint. Interplay of peat and chocolate on the palate, with notes of cereal and a thick, meaty sort of flavor I find in a lot of Islay scotches. Finish has peat and sweet cereal, not strong but slow to fade, very pleasant. The 10 year is a punch in the face with flavor, An Oa is more subtle and complex but easily holds its own on the same level. Lovely spirit and absolutely worth the money.
Russian Standard Vodka
Unflavored Vodka — RussiaReviewed July 11, 2020Delicious. Rich grain and salinity intertwine on the palate, with the saline notes taking charge on the finish with undertones of cereal. Not super complex, but super flavorful. Easily worth the money, and then some.
Willett Pot Still Reserve Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USAReviewed July 10, 2020Very woody, little bit of leather but too woody for my taste. Definite apple on the finish, still a lot of wood there though. Not impressed.
Oregon Spirit Straight American Rye
Rye — Oregon, USAReviewed July 4, 2020Sweetly herbal, spicy, heavy grain on the finish. Nothing special, but still good.
Wild Turkey Bourbon 101
Bourbon — Kentucky, USAReviewed April 30, 2020A little woody, vanilla, crème brûlée on the palate. Spice and stone fruit on the finish. Little bit of water gives it a more viscuous mouthfeel and opens up toasted grain and dark chocolate notes. Tasty, and a steal for the price.
Belvedere Single Estate Rye: Smogóry Forest
Unflavored Vodka — PolandReviewed December 18, 2019Creamy feeling with flavors of grain, bread, some spice. Grain and toasted bread linger long on the finish. Worth every penny.47.0 USD per Bottle
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