Matured for 12 years, Cragganmore is a delicious, sherry-infused single malt representing Speyside and offering up both fruity warmth and slight floral notes. As you open the bottom it’s those floral notes that come first, closely followed by heather, smoked almonds and honey. Stone fruits dominate from your first sip, with a rich honey depth, chestnuts, walnuts and almonds enhancing the flavour even further. Delicate pepper spice brings each sip to a close in understated yet delectable style.
Ghostbusters aside, this is a serious spirit! Super clean vanilla notes with a touch of lemon and a smooth pepper and lemon rind finish this is best straight from the fridge but comes up well at room temperature too.
A highly commended malt which offers wonderful value for money and exceptional flavour, this 15-year-old Dalwhinnie lets its simple yet effective flavour notes do the talking. On the nose, it’s all about aromatic toffee, sweet nectarine, apple blossom and just the slightest touch of smoke. When it comes to the palate you can reveal in malty walnut depth, sticky manuka honey and that gentle smoke weaving into the midst. Simplicity at its best.
Davna Bison, the resulting spirit is complex, smooth and elegant with distinct notes of almonds, jasmine and herbs. A delicious vodka to sip on its own, Davna Bizon also mixes wonderfully with apple juice and tonic water.
Dead Man’s Fingers rum infused with natural hemp and CBD, for a flavour guaranteed to hit new heights. Our signature Caribbean rum with hints of cola, coffee, hops and pine with a grassy herbal back-notes for a taste like no other. Mix with cola, ginger ale, classic or basil tonic for a punchy thirst quencher; or simply switch out your usual rum for our version of a classic daiquiri. Contains natural and legal CBD, that is non-toxic and has no psychoactive or addictive effects. Tasting notes – not what you’d expect!
Aroma: Cola, hops, coffee and pine.
Taste: Snicker bar, cooked pineapple and a herbal back note
Soft finish with walnuts, dark chocolate and spice.
A unique five-year-old blend of Irish malt and grain whiskey finished in half-sized, specially crafted virgin American oak barrels. crafted by world-renowned whiskey expert and master distiller Darryl McNally. Irish Whiskey heart, with a burst of bourbon vanilla attitude to finish.
Dewar’s 12-year-old blend is a vibrant, juicy offering which is rich in fruity flavours and warmth. The nose is a heady concoction of fruit and creamy malted notes. There is a sweetness in the nose that follows through into the flavour with the barley malts taking centre stage and aromas of hot buttered toast also coming through. A little honey and aniseed spice adds further depth and reinforces the rich whisky flavour.
Dewar’s white label was first created over 100 years ago and contains an astonishing mixture of around 40 different whiskies. Aberfeldy is at the heart of this blend and the flavours are rich with a true taste of Scotland. On the nose, you’ll enjoy woody depth, honey, peach and apple and when drinking you’ll enjoy sweet vanilla fudge, toffee, more oak and heather honey. The honeyed sweetness in this blend is its defining feature.
A UNIQUE, GOLDEN RUM BLENDING THREE AUTHENTIC RUMS FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE CARIBBEAN. this family owned distillery is presided over by a passionate, fourth-generation, master distiller. Using locally produced sugar cane molasses the traditional pot & column still distillation techniques are still used to this day to produce a light, golden rum full of flavour.
An 80:20 blend of pot still to column still rums are used to deliver the quality taste of Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva. Aged for up to 12 years this exclusive rum is a heady concoction with sandalwood and fresh leather aromas that lead to a deep and bitter flavour. The bitterness comes through in deep coffee notes but they are matched by sweet honey and plum flavours which add a lightness to this intense rum.
A historic vermouth brand, Dolin has been made to the same recipe in the alpine hills around Chambéry since 1821 and was awarded the only appellation origin for vermouth in 1932. The Chambéry style flourished in the 19th and early 20th century, but Dolin is now the last remaining producer of Vermouth de Chambéry.
Rich and inviting from first opening Dolin Chambery rouge teams fresh grassy notes with deeper spices. Offering a complex palate of both fresh citrus flavours and the tempering influence of cinnamon and Szechuan pepper. Sweetness is the overriding flavour of this drink but there is a subtle spiciness which adds more to the overall flavour. Whether mixed into a traditional cocktail or enjoyed on ice, Dolin Chambery rouge exudes class and refinery.
Dolin has been made to the same recipe in the Alpine hills around Chambéry since 1821 and was awarded the only Appellation d’Origine for vermouth in 1932. The style is on the lighter and drier side, being sugared to around 130g/l.
Don julio anejo 1942 spends up to two and half year ageing, nearly enough to be classed as extra anejo. It’s stilled in a single pot still and has the wonderful spiced aromas of cinnamon, sweet agave, vanilla and interesting turkish delight. The taste is deep with cinder toffee notes, the continual flavour of the agave and bursts of sweet, zesty citrus. Dry and nutty the finish is long with notes of smoke.
Don Julio Anejo is another exceptional offering from the recognisable tequila distillery. This product spends up to 2 years in former bourbon casks, giving it a deep golden appearance. The flavour is rich with zest, both grapefruit and lime coming through strongly in the nose with lighter hints of marzipan and tea. The flavour is candy sweet with a honey-like viscosity and a reappearance of those tea flavours, now paired with that classic tequila flavour of charred vegetables. Tannins with a tea-like edge end the drink in memorable style.
Don Julio is a 100% agave Blanco tequila. It’s very young, as young as they come in fact, with no ageing at all, just a short period of resting before being popped into the bottle. The round, squat bottle stands out from the crowd and once you taste it you’ll realise even a century’s ageing couldn’t improve the flavour of this tequila. Peppery yet earthy on the nose, Don Julio Blanco is a clean tasting tequila with a delicate herbal flavour, faint hints of stewed vegetables and citrus coming through at the end.
Don julio reposado tequila is a 100% agave offering which spends eight months maturing in bourbon casks. It has a depth of flavour which is largely down to this maturation process and both almond and coconut notes come through alongside subtle spice and creamy vanilla in the nose. On tasting, you’ll enjoy a biscuity depth with notes of sweet orchard fruits, cinnamon and white pepper which hangs around until the end.
Bright and vibrant, the blue and yellow macaw on the label of Doorly's white rum is not the only vibrant thing about this white rum. A Barbadian creation, it has an enjoyable tropical nose which is awash with notes of pineapple and grapefruit. On tasting, you’ll enjoy strong notes of sweet coconut and fudge notes which have developed during the oak cask maturation process. It’s the coconut that sticks around long after finishing with a warming hit of pepper.
A brand who have been offering up exceptional rums since the 1920s, Doorly’s take pride in each of their products and Doorly's gold is no exception. The scarlet macaw on the bottle is just a hint at the wildness within, with an intense mixture of sweet and bitter notes marrying together to deliver a smooth and dry flavour. Apricot, orange zest and caramel are easily recognisable and light notes of passion fruit, coconut and white pepper play a secondary role.
Recognisable from the blue hyacinth macaw on its bottle, Doorly’s fine old Barbados rum is an extra special creation. Doorly’s XO is a sweet concoction of heady aromas and enticing flavours including notes of oloroso sherry thanks to the casks the spirit is matured in. Oak spices are prevalent in the flavour and support the sweet vanilla and marzipan notes which deliver a tart spiciness which is enjoyable again and again. A lingering and enjoyable smokiness on the palate is again thanks to the oak maturation process.
Duck and Crutch is a juniper-led, warm and smooth gin. Fresh lemon and thyme feature on the nose, followed by a warm spiciness in the body and a floral musk on the finish. All underpinned by the classic piney juniper.
The bright honey hues of this 10-year-old bourbon invite you in to try its wonderful warm flavour. Eagle rare 10-year-old is a pure and mellow flavoured bourbon with scents of ripened banana and smoky charcoal coming through first. The flavour is deeper with fresh fruit notes pairing with the charcoal depth, melon comes through strongly with candied almonds and a long fiery endnote. A versatile bourbon which you can mix or sip as you wish.
The signature gin from the east London liquor company, a distillery based in bow wharf (right near Victoria Park, for those of you that know the area). This London dry gin is made with 100% British wheat spirits and infused with a bright selection of botanicals, including fresh lemon and grapefruit peels, cubeb berries, cardamom, coriander, angelica root and Macedonian juniper berries.
Twelve years of work and dedication goes into the creation of el dorado 12-year rum and three different stills’ worth of spirit is used to guarantee a perfectly smooth and enjoyable drink. The length of maturation helps develop the fruit flavours within the rum, prunes, dates and toffee apple come through strongly with sherry treacle and cinnamon spice flavours also complementing the flavour profile. The balance of this rum is delicate, leaning slightly towards the sweet but not without a welcome hit of spice.
One of the world’s first known luxury rum blends, el dorado 15 year brings together spirits as old as 25 years to deliver an exceptionally flavoured end product. Heady festive aromas are released as you open the bottle, sherry trifle, rich fruitcake and candied citrus fruits invite you to take a sip. On drinking, you’ll enjoy warm chocolate caramel notes and espresso coffee with that vanilla sweetness that you’d expect from a quality rum.
El Dorado 21 years uses that 21 year period as a minimum benchmark and the blend is in fact made up of blends as old as 25 years and the maturity of this rum is apparent from simply opening the bottle. The aroma is filled with sweet scents reminiscent of an old fashioned sweet shop, with boiled sweets coming through strong on the palate too. The finish brings in some of the more intense notes including fresh tobacco, spiced chocolate and together they create a rum which is ideal for after-dinner sips.
A bright and breezy Guyana rum, young at just 5 years old, el dorado 5 years is one of the youngest offerings from this producer. Creamy butterscotch is the leading scent when you open the bottle and it’s soon partnered with bright notes of tropical fruit and a hint of mint oil. This oily element is apparent on the palate, helping to deliver a light-bodied rum which is rich in tropical flavours including fresh coconut.
One of the younger offerings from el dorado, this blend made of rums of a minimum of 8 years old is sweetly spicy and thick with molasses and toffee flavours. There’s a festive feel to this rum, with Christmas cake spices working together to create a strong and enjoyable flavour. Honey, vanilla, toffee and butterscotch are rich on the palate with syrupy orange marmalade coming through too, creating a rich and enjoyable rum which is perfect when enjoyed neat or with soft drink/mixer/mixers.
With a couple of awards under its belt el dorado, 3-year rum is a fine example of a mixing rum which a crispness that lends itself to sharp citrus cocktails and even exotic punches. Coconut is ever-present from the first opening and hints of sugary sweet icing sugar are also apparent in the nose. On drinking, el dorado is surprisingly dry with notes of intense brown sugar, a nutty edge and of course that coconut coming through strongly. The ends note blends vanilla with the coconut for a fresh finish.
Bottled straight from distillation, el Jimador is a crystal clear Blanco tequila and named for the skilled men who select and harvest the agave that gives it its flavour. First introduced in 1994, el Jimador Blanco is a sweet vegetal smelling tequila which also offers up notes of fresh balsa wood. These aromas merge into flavours of pine freshness, sweet agave and notes of citrus. The peppery heat comes through in the finish and reminds you it’s a genuine Mexican tequila you’re drinking.
El jimador reposado is made from mature blue agave and spends two months resting in American oak barrels. Golden hues escape from the bottle thanks to this process and the flavour mellow yet rich with toasted agave at the forefront. Almond, vanilla and baking spices create an aroma to draw you in and then they also prop up the agave flavour with additional sweetness. The smokiness comes through at the end and is a welcome addition to the sweetness.
El Sueno Reposado is rested for up 2 months in Oak casks. This brings a beautiful gold colour and just a hint of sweeter caramel and vanilla notes. Great by itself or within a cocktail or with a ginger ale.
Made using East Anglian wheat and with the final distillation through an ancient copper pot still, Element 29 is unfiltered resulting in a creamy vodka with notes of cereal and citrus.
This eco-pouch refill system allows you to replenish any empty Element 29 Vodka you have, saving money and wastage. Each pouch is the equivalent to 6 bottles.
Espolon tequila is a brand created by Cirilo Oropeza, an experienced master distiller, with over 50 years of experience of distilling tequila under his belt. His Blanco has notes of pineapple, vanilla and pepper.
Evan Williams extra-aged offers flavours different from other bourbons in the distillery’s range, simply due to the extra time it spends in its barrels getting ready. When perfectly prepared it’s bottled and you’ll enjoy a wonderfully mellow and drinkable bourbon which has a perfectly balanced flavour. On the nose you’ll get bright notes of vanilla, cream and spice and they soon lad onto a maple syrup rich body, warm on the palate with oak notes balancing against the spice. Warm and sweet, perfect for those chilly winter nights.
Super clean and tasty quinoa vodka. Clean bright lemon and almost a little fruit on the palate. Very smooth all the way through. The finish is a lemon and soft spice affair. Very very well made vodka and very very fairly priced vegan-friendly too. Big thumbs up.