Belorusskij Balsam (40%)

Belorusskij Balsam is a digestive bitter produced by Belarussian company Minsk Kristal. It has been made by 22 different herbs, roots, flowers, leaves and fruits. Among them - infusions of cinnamon, ginger, cloves, pine buds and linden flowers. These natural ingredients are being told to have a toning and strengthening effect…

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Soberano 12 Gran Reserva Brandy (38%)

Soberano is made by Gonzales Byass, which is better known on it’s sherry production. Conzalez Byass was established in 1835 by Manuel Maria Conzalez, who decided to start sherry and other wines production at the city of Jerez, in south-Spain. To get the products more widely on sale, he took a…

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Barbadillo Blend of Amontillado Sherry (17.50%)

Barbadillo is one of the biggest sherry producers in Spain. The wine house was established at 1821 by Benigno Barbadillo. It is still a family owned company and have a wide selection of different sherry wines. They are the most important producer of manzanilla sherries. If addition of a wide range…

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Lillet Rose (17%)

Lillet Rose is fruitier and less herbal aperitif wine than better known Lillet Blanc. It’s a blend of different red and white wines, fruit liqueurs and herbs, matured for a few months in oak barrels. More about Lillet wine house is written in Lillet Blanc review. 75cl bottle costs 11.99€ at Vynoteka…

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Remedia Almond Liqueur (18%)

Remedia is an Estonian company specialized to produce cheap alcohols and liqueurs to supermarkets. Almond liqueur was just 3.99€ for a 50cl plastic bottle.  There is a certain almond aroma, but the taste is light, sugary and almond aroma is weaker than on the nose. It's a very light and straightforward…

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Jim Beam Apple (35%)

Jim Beam Apple was released at 2015, together with other flavours, Maple, Honey, Kentucky Fire and Red Stag. Jim Beam Apple is made by blending an apple liqueur with Jim Beam Bourbon. 70cl bottle was 13.55€ at SuperAlko.  It’s quite a straightforward liqueur, apple aroma is intense. It comes right away…

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Hendrick’s Gin (41.3%)

Hendrick’s Gin was launched in 1999. It’s produced by William Grant & Sons, famous for its whisky production, Glenfiddich and Balvenie malt whiskies and Grant’s & Tullamore DEW blended ones. Hendrick’s is produced in Girvan distillery in Scotland. Hendrick’s gin is created from eleven botanicals, which are distilled and later added…

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Handsa (61%)

Handsa (or Hansa) is a traditional spirit in the province of Setomaa, which is in South-East Estonia and Russia, on the area from west to Pskov. Originally Handsa is made from rye and malted rye. Sometimes also a bit of wheat is used to soften the taste. Handsa is always made…

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