Dolin Dry Vermouth (17.5%)

The birthplace of vermouths is Italy, but they have also been produced in France since 1815. Together with Noilly Prat, Dolin is one of the most famous French vermouths. Dolin is made from Ugni Blanc wine where added 17 different herbs and spices and sweetened with sugar (25g per liter). Dolin…

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Saaremaa Rhu Gin (37.5%)

Saaremaa is the largest island in Estonia, but it is also a brand owned by the Finnish alcohol gigant Altia. Saaremaa Dry Gin came on the market a few years ago and has quickly become very popular. It's a decent gin, simple and light. However, the main factor in its popularity…

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Stön Vodka (40%)

Stön (Stone) vodka is produced by Remedia Distillery in Estonia. It’s their premium-class vodka, a little more expensive than the base vodkas, but still at a pretty reasonable level, 8-9 € for a half-liter bottle. Stön is made from wheat and distilled in Latvia. Remedia has diluted it in specially treated…

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Gordon’s Gin Crisp Cucumber (37,5%)

Gordon’s is one of the best-selling gins in the world. In addition to London Dry Gin, there have been a few flavored versions in production. The cucumber-flavored version was released in 2012, but it is no longer in production and the product can no longer be found on Gordon’s own website.…

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Aramis VSOP (30%)

Aramis is a brandy-like spirit drink, made in Lithuania by Stumbras. It's blend of brandy and rectified spirit, sugar and flavours has been added. Aramis is very popular in Estonia, due to the fact it's sold at a very low price. What I've seen in stores, the 20 cl pocket size…

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Arsenitch Ruby Cherry Vodka (40%)

Arsenitch is originally Latvian vodka. It was bought by Altia in 2012 and switched to using a rectified spirit made in Koskenkorva in Finland. Blended with cherry juice, sugar and spirits, Ruby Cherry is one of many Arsenitch flavored vodkas. The price in Estonia is about 7.50 € for a half…

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Voruta Blackcurrant Herbal Bitter (30%)

Voruta is a brand of a Lithuanian winery located in the small town of Anykščiai. Both berry wines and bitters are produced under the name Voruta. There are two versions of bitters available, one with black currant and another one flavoured with cranberry. Anykščių Vynas Winery was established almost 100 years…

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Remedia Cherry Liqueur (18%)

Remedia is Estonian alcohol producer and their products have been on this blog already many times. Cherry liqueur is another berry liqueur from them, it is made from rectified spirit, cherry juice, sugar, colourings and essences. Remedia do not promote their product at all, but are confident that cheap prices and good…

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St-Rémy VSOP Brandy (36%)

Remy Martin's winery was founded in 1886, at a time when the phylloxera was wreaking havoc in French vineyards. Founder Paul-Emile Rémy Martin II started to grow a new grape variety that was resistant to the parasite. In the same year, Paul-Emile also founded a distillery and began producing brandies. However,…

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