This smoky little number will not let you down. 10-year-old offering from the esteemed Laphroaig distillery, it has that classic medicinal taste we all know and love. The powerful muscle of peat comes through in the nose with liquorice and sweet baking spices following behind. As far as the flavour goes it’s sultry, with a real coastal feel and has notes of sweet vanilla, strong oak and spicy chilli there too. It ends dryly, inviting you to give it another sip.
Laphroaig quarter cask was released in 2004 to much esteem. Youthful compared to other offerings it’s a highly commendable malt which still has a bold, enticing flavour despite its young age. Oily and butter-rich on the nose, toffee, nuts and hickory smoke come through measuredly. The palate gives a bold hit of sweetness with fiery chilli heat coming through quickly in pursuit, medicinal freshness, chewy cereals and even a hint of cola also follow.
Named for a well-known region of Rio, Leblon cachaça looks like any other white rum or vodka but its flavour tells a different story. Its nose is a borderline combination of sugar sweetness and zesty citrus and is reminiscent of a good rum and a slice of lime. On drinking, you’ll enjoy an initial hit of that limey citrus soon followed by strong rum-like flavours tempered down by sugar cane sweetness. Leblon is harsh on the palate but not overwhelmingly so and is a great alternative to your average white rum in a daiquiri.
The holy island of Lindisfarne brings us more than religious piety, Lindisfarne Mead is a classic, traditional drink which is enjoyed in households around the country. Using honey which is sourced from around the world Lindisfarne Mead is a velvety smooth fortified wine which uses the natural water from an artesian well to develop its flavour. Herbs and fermented grape juice bring out the flavour and altogether a sweet, light flavour is created.
Little Bird London Dry Gin is made in small batches in Peckham (little birds peck'em, get it! ) The recipe includes 10 botanicals including grapefruit, orange and ginger (represented by the lady on the bottle). This works well both in a martini and as part of a classic G&T.
The prefered polish potato vodka of "men" apparently!? Fat hot buttery mash with lashings of pepper on entry followed by more creamy soda notes and finally hot white pepper and boiled new potatoes finish. Pretty damn good to be fair.
Luxardo Passione Nera is one of the world’s most popular black sambuca liqueurs. Black spirits are more popular than ever before and they certainly get people talking and this one is no different. Luxardo Passione Nera is aromatised with liquorice and maintains the sharp anise flavour of regular sambuca, familiar to fans of the classic drink. The main taste is that of star anise with coriander and a little cardamom coming through, creating a herbal delight within those inky black hues.
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'.
With the sweetness of sherry and the depth you’d expect from a quality malt whisky, Macallan 1824 series simply shouldn’t be missed. The golden hues of Macallan are further matured in 100% sherry casks delivering a sweet smoothness of exceptional quality. Mellow vanilla and orange peel offer sweetness to the flavour with is very welcome alongside the sharper citrus notes offered by lemon zest. It ends in style with hints of both light oak and dark chocolate.
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.
McQueen & the Violet Fog Gin is made in small batches in a single copper pot still over in the hills of Jundiaí, Brazil. It contains 21 botanicals, and the first 15 are macerated in a sugarcane spirit. Then, six additional botanicals are vapour infused into the gin through a copper basket, including handpicked Indian basil leaves, Portuguese rosemary, Mediterranean fennel seed, calamansi from the South Pacific, Vietnamese star anise and locally grown Brazilian acai.
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.