Sweet and strong in equal measures, Luxardo Sambuca is a celebration of the anise plant and its vibrant, familiar flavour. Totally clear but completely filled to the brim with flavour as you open your bottle you’ll enjoy the aromatic intensity that sambuca is known for. The flavour begins sharply but soon balances out and delivers a rounded and warming kick, that anise flavour remaining strong throughout. Dilute with water to drink traditionally or try it as a shot or with a soft drink/mixer/mixer.
Deliciously smooth, with rich dried fruits and sherry, balanced with woodsmoke and spice. Described by F Paul Pacult, the renowned international whisky writer, in his book kindred spirits as 'simply the best 12-year-old single malt around'.
This 18-year-old Macallan was aged in ex-bourbon barrels before bottling, creating a spicy, intense offering, part of the Macallan old malt cask range. A rum-infused nose rich with raisins, spice and caramel is the perfect introduction to a dark and brooding flavour, espresso and cocoa working in tandem with sweet biscuit spice and stem ginger also present. The malty finish is a satisfying way to round up an exceptional drink.
One of the world’s most revered whiskies and one which if you can taste it, you simply must! macallan’s exceptional 25-year-old malt is the epitome of Speyside, winning awards and lifelong fans alike. The nose is rich in orange and pear, with sweet spices and just the slightest touch of smoke. Its effect on the palate is textbook, malty apricots, prunes and figs are paired with cinnamon and sweet nutmeg. All bound together with a burst of honey, firmly planting this malt at the heart of the speyside scene.
Maker’s mark’s claim to fame is that they distil their bourbon to the lowest proof in the whole of us. They believe their distillation process ensures their bourbon’s rich, powerful flavour and the addition of red winter wheat adds a necessary smoothness. Fruity and rich on the nose you can enjoy the heat of spiced honey and the zest of mixed peels. Rye, spice and barley malt come through alongside butterscotch and vanilla, rounded the drink off perfectly.
Distilled from juniper, coriander, Italian pink grapefruit, rhubarb and 4 further botanicals and is 41% ABV. Grapefruit skins are infused in Italian grain spirit for 36 hours this gives Malfy Rosa its colour.
Martell cordon bleu is a distinguished cognac which marries together the flavours of a number of different Eaux de vie from the borders region. Created in 1912 it is deep golden copper in colour and has strong aromas of orchard fruits, plummy warmth, cinnamon, vetiver and toasted almonds. The flavour is simple and mellow with a long and fruit-filled finish coupled with light spices and a hint of honey.
An iconic name in Cognac, Martell has been producing quality bottles since 1715. Using sweet grapes from the borders region of Cognac, it has a naturally nutty flavour which stands out against others in its class. Regularly served with sweet ginger, tonic or simply on its own in a classic brandy balloon flavours of wood and spice stand out with lighter notes of citrus, pear and decadent saffron following after.
An iconic name in cognac, Martell has been producing quality bottles since 1715. Using sweet grapes from the borders region of Cognac, it has a naturally nutty flavour which stands out against others in its class. Regularly served with sweet ginger, tonic or simply on its own in a classic brandy balloon flavours of wood and spice stand out with lighter notes of citrus, pear and decadent saffron following after.
Smooth and organic with a whole range of aromas to enjoy, Martell VSOP is one of the classic cognacs that works wonderfully with tonic, ginger or even as an aperitif. Martell VSOP is hearty golden amber and has a bittersweet softness in its aroma, with both lime and liquorice coming through. This is followed closely by quince, fruit and plum and the warm woody scent of oak. From the first sip, Martell is soft and mellow with hints of crystallised fruit, making it enjoyable whenever you choose to drink it.
Encapsulating the spirit of Martell and the deep, refined brilliant of a good XO, Martell xo is a leader in its cognac category. Fresh fruity notes of the Eaux de vie of the borders work in subtle harmony with the bold, matured flavour of Eaux de vie from the grand champagne to create the distinct flavour of Martell XO. A hint of gingerbread smoothly leads the rest of the flavours on, with further highlights of walnut, cedar and orange blossom.
Martini Riserva speciale Ambrato is a Vermouth di Torino that uses wines from Moscato d'Asti and three types of wormwood– absinthium, Pontica and Vulgaris. It is named after the colour – Ambrato is Italian for amber.
Made in France, in the heart of the Drome Provencale, Melonade is a natural aperitif using the fresh juice of local Cavaillon melons, neutral alcohol and cane sugar. Best served in a Spritz or in cocktails.
Hand-crafted using ten ethically sourced botanicals, Mermaid Pink Gin infuses the flavour and aromatics of Island strawberries with the smooth yet complex taste of our award-winning gin, a blend of lemon zest, grains of paradise and fragrant rock samphire.
A greek brandy which needs no introduction really, but we’ll give you one anyway! Metaxa 5 stars are the result of a secret recipe developed in 1888 blending together plump Attica grapes and sweet grape spirits. Metaxa 5stars has a flavour which is more raisin heavy than fruit and it has a light woody taste which works wonderfully with the mellow balance of grapes and spirits. The smoothness of Metaxa 5 stars ensures it’s wonderful when drunk neat or splashed over ice.
One of the smoothest brandies on the market, Metaxa 7 stars is an intense and warm fruity drink which offers intense notes of flavour delivered by the sun-ripened muscat grapes of the Aegean islands. Darker than your average brandy Metaxa 7 stars beings on a refined fruity note and then leads into a ripe peach and muscat balance which is followed by a semblance of spicy notes including herbal honey, carob and a touch of dried prune. finishing on a smooth and satisfying note of black raisin, Metaxa 7 stars is an intensely flavoured brandy you won’t forget in hurry.
100% Cupreata (Papalote) agave, grown for between 8 to 13 years, from Guerrero State.
Organically grown agave is carefully selected and harvested by hand at the perfect time,
before cooking with oak chips for a subtle smokiness.
Michter's us 1 bourbon is made from a carefully selected mash bill that features the highest quality American corn. It is then matured to the peak of perfection, with barrels often aging in excess of eight years.
Miller’s dry gin is distilled using traditional pot maceration methods and using many of the trademark ingredients you’d expect in a quality gin. Of exceptional quality, Miller’s is shipped to Iceland once in concentrated distillate form and there it is blended with fresh cucumber flavouring and natural glacial water from the Selyri spring. This adds a complex and refreshing flavour to the gin and brings out the natural flavours of the botanicals which include juniper, cassia, liquorice root, coriander and cinnamon bark.
One of the world’s most highly regarded gins miller’s Westbourne strength takes the classic Miller’s gin and lifts it to another level. An increase in alcohol content allows the original flavours of miller’s gin to be emphasised and brought out. The juniper berries, in particular, stand out and lead a rich and spicy flavour profile which, despite its strength, still leads to a soft and gentle finish. Revered by mixologists around the world, Miller’s Westbourne strength can play a key role in many of your favourite cocktails.
A selection of quality coffees and premium sambuca Molinari are blended together to create coffee, Molinari. On opening you can enjoy the rich perfumed scent of Arabic coffee and anise also comes through, inviting you to take that first sip. The coffee flavours blend magically with the sweet, sharp sambuca to create a flavour which is balanced yet intense at the same time. The two strong flavours turn out to be perfect partners and work in tandem to deliver a taste sensation.
First produced in 1945, Molinari Extra White is one of Italy’s most famous and most celebrated liqueurs, full-bodied, rich and delightfully sharp on the palate. The best-selling liqueur in the whole of Italy and one of the world’s favourite sambucas, Molinari Extra White is intensely flavoured with anise and with each sip you can truly taste the quality and craftsmanship in the drink’s production. Enjoy a great show when it’s set aflame.
Monkey 47 is your chance to enjoy the hard graft that comes from painstakingly matching 47 different botanicals. the botanicals chosen work in perfect harmony with each other and include everything from the expectation of ripe juniper berries to interesting notes of ceylon cinnamon, acorus calamus lemon balm and verbena. truly unique and one that all gin connoisseurs must try, monkey 47 retains the classic flavours of gin and enhances them with additional botanical notes.
In its apothecary-style bottle, we won’t blame you if you claim each sip of monkey 47 sloe gin is ‘purely medicinal’. A stunning gin which uses 47 botanicals and then combined this unusual and inviting flavour with the sweet flavour of sloe berries. Monkey 47 uses wild-grown, hand-picked sloe berries from the black forest in Germany and every single batch is distilled over a three month period to guarantee a perfectly blended taste. A very rare and exclusive sloe gin, get it before it’s gone.
A blended malt whisky from the folks at the famous William Grant distillery, monkey shoulder brings together a range of smooth single malts in beautiful harmony. The nose is an elegant marmalade-laced malty affair, with just a little clove and cinnamon spice. The flavour too is malt-driven yet creamy in the mouth with recognisable berries, toasted barley and butterscotch notes. The creamy warmth of this blend doesn’t let go until the very end and is a wonderfully enjoyable offering.
Blended to perfection, Captain Morgan’s is a golden rum which has been enhanced by sweet and mellow spices. a drink that just cries out to be mixed with cola, Captain Morgan’s uses only premium Caribbean rums to create its distinct flavour. The natural hues of the rum blend with specially selected spices to create the amber hues the drink is known for and a hint of oak smokiness can be tasted due to the rum’s maturation process.
Your ancestors may even have heard of this one, Mount Gay is one of the world’s oldest rums, dating back to the 18th century. Pure Barbadian spring water and sugar cane are blended to create the trademark flavour, the recipe still the same as when first created. Notes of apricot and banana burst from the bottle and there’s a subtle smokiness that comes from the Kentucky bourbon barrels the rum is aged in.
Myer’s Rum is one of those spirits which simply calls out from a soft drink/mixer/mixer. A brand that’s been around since 1879, Myer's rum brings together a blend of nine separate rums and is one of jamaica’s popular exports. On opening, you’ll be hit with an intense molasses-thick aroma, with stewed prunes, apples and butter toffee coming through. The flavour is less intense but the notes are all still there and are brought into their own once you add your other cocktail ingredients. Very sweet, Myers rum is perfectly paired with coke or ginger.
Nikka from the barrel is an exceptional Japenese whisky which truly packs a punch. Power is truly the name of the game with nikka from the barrel. A balanced nose introduces floral flavours, fresh fruit, spice and also oak leading into a full-bodied punchy flavour on the palate. Winter spice, toffee and vanilla come alongside the bright fruity notes, creating a flavour which is welcoming, enticing and almost demands you take just one more sip.
A perfectly balanced blend of three fruits and three spices, no.3 gin’s name has more than one meaning. Named for the address in st. James’ street in London which inspired its design, no.3 is simply produced using those classic gin flavours juniper berries, angelica root and coriander. These flavours are combined with orange and grapefruit peel alongside cardamom pods and the end result is smooth, lightly spiced and wonderfully enjoyable.
The daddy of dry vermouths. Fino sherry style dryness with cloves and cardamom followed by squishy white supermarket grapes. The finish retains the spiciness with dry floral notes of bitter pear and apple.
A west highland malt of real esteem, this 14-year-old Oban is traditional in its flavour but this isn’t something to overlook. Rich and smoky on the nose, this Oban has a medicinal flavour about it, with notes of the sea, coast and seaweed all coming through together. Smooth sweetness is offered up by citrus-infused vanilla but it’s the medicinal notes which truly make this a memorable dram.
Ocho 8 Plata is a limited edition silver tequila which is refreshing and clean on the nose. Cedar, mint and spice all come through and there’s a satisfying earthiness to this tequila and your taste. Pepper and mint work in tandem to deliver hot and cool hits of flavour and they also work alongside the sweetness offered by agave and hints of raspberry. The finish lingers with those raspberry notes at the centre but still a whisper of that spicy pepper too.
Ocho reposado tequila is timed to precision to deliver the exacting flavour that its creators demand. Aged for exactly 8 weeks and 8 days, Ocho Reposado is made from 100% blue agave and has an aroma which is rich in vanilla and leads into a soft, delicate flavour that brings out sweet almond and vanilla notes with a little cinnamon spice. Vegetal notes come through in the flavour of red peppers and are teamed with citrus. It’s a vegetal tequila which is light, enjoyable and subtle to the end.
Exotic flavours are brought together in delicate harmony within each bottle of Old J. Old J is vibrant and notes of zesty Persian lime are blended beautifully with your traditional rum notes of vanilla and cinnamon. It’s a smooth and sweet rum-flavoured drink with a lower than average abv which makes it perfect for splashing over ice with a wedge of lime. Alternatively, you pop it in a cocktail and it’s those deep vanilla notes which linger.
Olmeca Altos reposado spends a little longer being aged than other Olmeca tequilas, with 18 months in 200-litre white American ex-bourbon casks. It retains a super sweet and fresh flavour with its aroma packed full of bright fruitiness, notes of strawberry and cherry. The woody smokiness from the casks is apparent and is brought out even further when you take a sip. Slightly sweet honey comes through alongside the smokiness and the aftertaste is long, powerful and memorable.
Olmeca Altos Plata has been described as the perfect choice for a margarita and its 100% agave content delivers a satisfying sweetness. on opening its white pepper, sea salt and vegetal notes which come through strongly, with agave in the background. This changes when you taste as the viscous feel on the palate is full of sweet agave, notes of lime, nutmeg, salt and hot white pepper. Balanced sweetness and spice are what makes this tequila worth trying.