Tag: Spirits

Better than a pint

Whether celebration or commiseration lies beyond the semi-finals for our nation’s finest footballers, you’ll need something to sip throughout the match. While it’s hard to resist the lure of a pint in the current heat, we consider it our patriotic duty to drink something English; here Jared Ehret suggests the perfect order of play for […]

The remarkable whiskies of yesteryear

As we start dusting off bottles in preparation for our tasting on 1st June, Jonny McMillan from our Spirits team considers a couple of the very special whiskies set to be uncorked Of all the remarkable whiskies in our upcoming tasting, perhaps most interesting is the pair of 1968 Speyside whiskies from Macallan and Longmorn, […]

English spirit

The English are renowned for nothing if not their discernible “spirit”. In the run up to St. George’s day, we ask whether the descendants of this patron saint are capable of rivalling their neighbours’ propensity for distillation over the border, and further yonder. Spirits Buyer Rob Whitehead offers us his thoughts “And were distilleries builded […]

Crafty tales: the brothers behind the Bourbon

On the release of Texas Legation, Batch 2, we meet the brothers behind the bourbon, Robert and Jonathan Likarish from Ironroot Republic. A fairytale spirit from Denison, Texas. The relationship with the Likarish brothers began with some unexpected correspondence: “it was kind of a whirlwind because it was right around Christmas,” says Robert Likarish who […]