MacArthur’s Blended Scotch Whisky (40%)

MacArthur blended Scotch trademark was developed by J. MacArthur & Co, established in 1877. Trademark disappeared from the market until it was bought by Inver House Distillers. Nowadays it is owned by International Beverage Holdings, who also own Old Pulteney, AnCnoc and Speyburn distilleries and Hankey Bannister blended scotch trademark. MacArthurs…

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Beloff Vodka (40%)

Beloff is a private label product from Rimi, a supermarket chain operating in Baltic states. Bottle label says that it is manufactured in Estonia, which means that it is maybe diluted and bottled but definitely not distilled there. 50cl bottle was 5.55€ at Rimi.  Beloff does not surprise, it is just…

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Sandeman Old Invalid Ruby Port (19.50%)

Sandeman winehouse was established at London in 1790 by young scotchman George Sandeman. Sandeman specializes in port and sherry wines already at the beginning and have kept it’s way until these days. The Sandeman trademark was registered already in 1870 and it is one of the oldest trademarks. The Golden age…

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Russkij Rezerv Mjagkaja Vodka (40%)

Russkij Rezerv Mjagkaja (Russian Reserve Mild) is manufactured by Russian company Permalko. Permalko is situated in the city of Perm and belongs to the Top20 biggest alcohol producers in Russia. It is owned nowadays by Amber Bewerage Group, which has its headquarter in Luxembourg. Russian Reserve Mild is made of high…

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Põhjaka Sea-Buckthorn Schnapps 26%

Põhjaka is a manor in center-Estonia, which in addition to manor complex have a very famous restaurant. Now they have opened also a small craft distillery, where they do different spirit drinks using local berries. Sea-buckthorn schnapps is made of sea-buckthorns, rye spirit, sugar and groundwater. The producer tells that around…

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Liviko Wild Strawberry Liqueur (21%)

I'm always sceptic about products which have name "wild strawberry" on the label. Wild strawberries are just too hard and expensive to pick from forest. So there's always artifical essences used to get the wanted flavour. Liviko Wild Strawberry liqueur is not an exception, the aroma is way too heavy to…

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Saaremaa Vodka Mild (40%)

Saaremaa is a trademark of nordic company Altia, distilled in Finland. When their original vodka is made from barley, Saaremaa Vodka Mild is made from wheat, but there is added some barley distillate, which have been matured 2,5 years in oak barrel. It might be a bit softer than original Saaremaa,…

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Stumbras Starka Original (43%)

Starka is a traditional spirit drink in Lithuania and Poland. It's basically rye vodka which has been matured in oak barrel with pear and apple tree leafs. There are starkas which are matured up to 50 years. Original Starka from Lithuanian Stumbras (43%) is their basic products, matured maybe 2 to…

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Askaneli Brothers 8YO Brandy (40%)

Askaneli Brothers is a Georgian wine house, established at 1880 at Askana village at Gurian parish. It was built by Antimoz Askaneli and his sons took the wine house on control after 18 years of establishment. Askaneli sons were very active, they invested much to wine fields and use time also…

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