Del Maguey Minero Santa Catarina Minas Mezcal
Mezcal Joven — Oaxaca, MexicoReviewed June 22, 2023 (edited June 25, 2023)On the nose wet stone, rich cooked agave, smoke, bubblegum, earth. On the palate sweet, smoke, barbecued meat, spicy herbs, roasted agave, pine. Long finish; smooth with a touch of spice. Overall it’s just a bit over-sweet.
Desert Door Conservation Series #3: Pollinator
Sotol — Texas, USAReviewed June 22, 2023On the nose flowers, pisco, honeysuckle, grass, rubber and aloe. Tastes of flowers, sotol, vegetable, a little pepper. Eh
Kaniché XO Rum
Aged Rum — BarbadosReviewed June 22, 2023Rich all over. Nose of brown sugar, coconut, fruity popsicles, wood, vanilla, molasses and cherry. On the palate coconut, baking spices, pecan pie, cinnamon, wood fire. Long finish-sweet, rich, and fruity.
Grangestone Sherry Finish
Single Malt — Highlands, ScotlandReviewed June 22, 2023The fruit here actually almost completely dominates; not like a finish but more like a liqueur or sherry. On the nose peach, apricot, cherry, licorice, and a whiff of smoke. Super smooth, sweet taste of apricots. Smooth and sweet fruit finish.
Grangestone 12 Year
Single Malt — Highlands, ScotlandReviewed June 22, 2023Very fruity nose, also floral with distinct orange and barley notes. Mild on the palate, with flavors of orange, vanilla, and light spice. Smooth, fruity finish.
First Call Break Maiden Bourbon
Bourbon — USAReviewed June 22, 2023 (edited September 16, 2023)Nose of oak, port barrel, raisin, vanilla, grain. Insanely smooth, sweet, grape, port and oak. Soft grape finish.
1924 Don Roberto Reposado
Tequila Reposado — MexicoReviewed June 22, 2023Nose: vanilla, cooked agave, mint, bell pepper. Palade peppery with agave and vanilla. Spicy peppery finish.
Colkegan 10 Year Anniversary Sherry Cask Finished Single Malt
American Single Malt — New Mexico, USAReviewed June 22, 2023Pepper, mesquite, smoke, sherry and apple taste. Spicy, soft apple, wood.Santa Fe Spirits Downtown Tasting Room
Silver Star 1849 Straight Bourbon
Bourbon — Texas, USAReviewed June 10, 2023 (edited June 14, 2023)Caramel, maple, char, vanilla nose. A bit rough on the palate with some spice, caramel, and toast. Obviously young.La Villita Historic Village
Bernheim 7 Year Original Wheat Whiskey
Wheat Whiskey — Kentucky, USAReviewed June 5, 2023Thanks @twostal ! Nose of caramel, apple, honey, oak, wheat bread, pear. Very smooth, medium sweet on the palate, with flavors of vanilla, oak, toast, barrel spice, cinnamon, apple. Lightly peppery, spicy finish.