Produced in small batches and then top-sealed with bright red wax, this outstanding American bourbon is bottled at 90 proof. Distinct in both taste and appearance, Maker's Mark is a favorite of bourbon drinkers around the world.
Produced by the Sazerac Company, this award-winning bourbon is named after the rich Kentucky River farmland. As each bottle is sourced from a single barrel, the bourbon used must be of singular quality. The result flows sweet and slow with hints of dark chocolate, almonds and caramel on the palate.
This gin is as easily recognizable as the classic Londoner in his black bowler hat and closed umbrella. Crafted near Birmingham, England, in a distillery over 200 years old, no one there is interested in rushing through the distillation process. While other gin makers prefer the more modern and faster column stills, Broker's does the original way in slower, flavor enhancing classic pot stills. Every bottle is as classic as Big Ben.
Crafted in Scotland, the seasoned distillers at Hendrick's blend the output of two stills to produce their gin. The Bennett still yields a botanic flavored liquid while the Carter-Head still gin is sweet and floral. The final product is flavored with infused juniper, Bulargian roses and cucumbers.
For over 260 years, the Appleton Estate in the Nassau Valley has produced some of Jamaica's finest rum. That tradition continues under the direction of Joy Spence, the only certified female master blender in the entire Caribbean.
The Gosling Brothers began producing rum in Bermuda in 1806. There was only one problem - few bottles were available on the Caribbean island. The brothers solved their difficulty by reusing empty champagne bottles from the British Officiers' Mess and sealing them closed with black wax, which mutated into the company's future name, Black Seal.
Since 1870 the Herradura hacienda has been producing 100% Blue Weber agave tequila. Repeatedly ranked as one of Mexico's best tequila's by leading wine and spirit magazines, it should come as no surprise that this tequila is a favorite with informed drinkers around the world.
This is the company that helped to establish tequila as an elite beverage through their promotion of individually numbered bottles and celebrity endorsements. Now a must in upscale bars that enjoy serving the best to guests who once only drank vodka martinis.
This Lithuanian vodka is considered by many in the know to be one of the world's best. The fact that it is winning medal after medal in international competition is proof positive that its many fans have the right to sing its praises.
In 1944 Russia had a secret - Stolichnaya vodka, also known to its legions of fans simply as "Stoli". Made from wheat and rye grains, it was a vodka that far surpassed the rest. Finally in 1953 the rest of world learned about the 'secret' that international diplomats had been keeping to themselves - Russia had produced a vodka that the whole world would love.
Founded in 1816, Lagavulin's 16 year old whisky is smoky and smooth with a distinctive Islay Style, making it a favorite among discerning Hollywood stars and weary US presidents.
In 1896 when Queen Victoria re-established the popularity of Scotland by vacationing there, she set off a major tourist rush. Not one to miss a major business opportunity, Matthew Gloag and sons blended a whiskey to introduce Scotland's former enemy to a great whisky. Popular then and still so today, this whisky is one of Scotland's true treasures.
This fine scotch whisky is the third largest selling whisky in the world, second only Glenfiddich and Glenlivet in volume sales. Yet its fans are devoted to its balanced complex single malt flavors.