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Tincup American Whiskey

Tincup is a whiskey brand based in Colorado that takes inspiration from the miners of the 19th century. It is named after the mining town Tincup, and each bottle comes with a tin glass that’s modeled after the style glass miners would use to enjoy and share whiskey. Tincup American Whiskey is a blend of two whiskies which are both aged in charred oak barrels for a minimum of four years. One is a high rye bourbon that’s distilled and aged in Indiana, while the other is a single malt from Colorado. The blend is then diluted with Rocky Mountain water. BOTTLE SPECS ❖ Spirit: American Whiskey ❖ Distillery: Bottled By Tincup Whiskey in Denver […]

Free Spirits The Spirit of Gin

Free Spirits The Spirit of Gin is a non-alcoholic Gin alternative produced by The Free Spirits Company. Founded by Milan Martin in 2019, Free Spirits aims to challenge the idea that alcohol is the star of a cocktail, and offer an alternative that gives people more control over their drinking experience. They call their production process a “Distillate Reconstruction”, which involves distilling their ingredients down into natural flavors and extracts, and using that to reconstruct the flavor profile of the spirit. They are also infused with vitamins B3 and B6 for mood enhancement. This particular bottle of The Spirit of Gin is modeled. […]

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Casa Salvia Gin

I don’t often come across gins made in Mexico, so I was really excited when I found Casa Salvia Gin. This gin is made from 100% cane neutral spirit, and features four botanicals: Salvia (Sage), Toronja (Grapefruit), Enebro (Juniper), and Menta (Mint). BOTTLE SPECS ❖ Spirit: Mexican Gin ❖ Distillery: Product of Mexico and Imported by Saranty Imports ❖ ABV: 40% (80 Proof) ❖ Moderate Price TASTING NOTES ❖ Nose: Orange, Mint ❖ Taste: Sweet Mint, Grapefruit, Light Juniper, Floral. Overall flavor is sweet at first, turns bitter with the citrus and juniper and finishes sweet. ❖ Finish: Long, Sweet Mint, Light Juniper COCKTAIL SALVIA FIZZ 1 1/2 […]

Top spirits 2023: See our favorite liquors, biggest surprises, and more!

It’s that time of year again! 2023 is coming to a close, and that means another year of sharing our spirits journey here on the blog. Boy, did we have a lot to reflect on! Some bottles wowed us, while some really did not cut it. But, as always, we had fun along the way. So, what are our top spirits of 2023? Below, you’ll find our favorite bottles, favorite cocktails, biggest surprises, and more. Let’s see the list! […]

Bottle of Mezcal Vago Elote sitting on a wooden table, in front of a mixed white and wooden background

Mezcal Vago Elote

Mezcal Vago Elote is exported by Mezcal Vago. Founded by American-born Judah Emanuel Kuper, Vago works with small, traditional palenques in southern Oaxaca to bring their mezcal to the market. As a brand, their aim is to empower these local mezcaleros who are masters of the craft, while also helping us consumers experience truly great mezcal. The exporter is currently owned by Heaven Hill company. This particular bottle of Elote mezcal is made in Candelaria Yegolé, Oaxaca by mezcaleros Temo and Mateo García (listed as “Hijos de Aquilino García”). It was the signature recipe of mezcalero Aquilino García Lopéz, who unfortunately passed […]