Grand Cavalier Brandy (38%)

Grand Cavalier is a brandy produced by Latvijas Balzams in Riga, Latvia. It is comprehensively sold in grocery stores in the Baltic countries and one of the cheapest brands in the stores. Not much information is available about it, but according to some sources it is a mixture of grape distillates…

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Liviko Crafter’s Lingonberry Gin (38%)

Livikon Gin Crafter’s is currently known as Kingsmill. The products under the new name have been available since May 2019, but an older version can also be still found in some grocery stores. Lingonberry-flavored gin is distilled with a pot still and, according to the manufacturer, only natural ingredients have been…

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Stolichnaya Vodka (40%)

Stolichnaya is a well-known Russian vodka brand with a history dating back to the early 20th century, when the Russian authorities wanted to guarantee the production of high quality vodka. Stolichnaya was registered in 1938, but the first batch of vodka was not produced until 1948. It was first presented outside…

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The Colonist Dark Rum (40%)

The Colonist and Shipmaster are rums produced by the Belgian company Sodiko. Sodiko is Belgium's leading alcohol producer. Their core idea is to produce big batches of different alcohols, at the cheapest price. The main market area is Eastern European countries, where grocery stores, especially those that compete on prices, are…

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Dow’s Fine Tawny Port (19%)

The history of the Dow’s winery dates back to 1798, when the Portuguese merchant Bruno da Silva left to England to sell products from his own area. This was very unusual at the time, when rather English merchants left for Portugal to buy wine and set up vineyards there. Dow’s is…

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Liviko Crafter’s Blueberry Gin (38%)

Crafter’s is a brand of the Estonian Liviko Distillery. They produce five different gins under this brand. There are higher quality London Dry Gin and Aromatic Flower Gin, the basic version Distilled Gin (which can be found in all stores) and the flavored versions of Blueberry, Lingonberry and Raspberry Pink Gin.…

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Nudist Rabarbra Eau de Vie (40%)

Nudist is a small alcohol producer founded in 2015 in Tallinn. They produce sparkling wine, ciders and other alcohol and non-alcohol beverages. Grapes are not used to make the wines, but the company makes them from various berries, plants and herbs. Rhubarb and gooseberry wines have proven to be the most…

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Ronmiel Cocal Honey Rum (30%)

Ronmiel rums are made in the Canary Islands, on the island of Tenerife. It is produced by a distillery called Destileria de Tejina, established in 1948. The distillery uses sugar cane grown in the Canary Islands for production and makes the whole process itself. Cocal Honey Rum is a blend of…

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Koskenkorva Vodka Blueberry & Juniper (37.5%

In addition to pure vodka, a few flavored spirits are made in Rajamäki, at Altia spirit factory in Finland. According to the producer, Blueberry & Juniper is made from blueberry and juniper berry extracts, but they fail to say where and how the extracts were made. A 70cl bottle price was…

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Mount Gay Silver Rum (40%)

Mount Gay home is the Island of Barbados. There, the rum is produced by Mount Gay Distilleries, which dates back to 1703, making the distillery the oldest still operating commercial rum distillery. The distillery is named after John Gay Alley. He was a friend of John Sober, who bought the distillery…

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