Wine & Spirits Gift Guide: Spirits – Wine & Spirits Magazine

Wine & Spirits Gift Guide: Spirits

South America’s spin on brandy
1. Pisco Portón 2. Campo de Encanto Pisco 3. Kappa Pisco 4. La Diablada PIsco 5. BarSol Pisco 6. Marian Farms California-Style Pisco Whiskey, every which way
7. Seascape American Single Malt and Leviathan Peated and Sherried Single Malt 8. Cut Spike Single Malt 9. Coppersea New York Raw Rye 10. Sonoma Rye Whiskey 11. Hibiki 17-year Japanese Whisky 12. Four Roses 2014 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey 13. Great King Street Glasgow Blend Botanicals
14. Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin 15. Fords Gin 16. No. 209 Barrel Reserve Gin 17. Burrough’s Reserve Barrel-Finished Gin 18. Wheeler’s Western Dry Gin 19. Sipsmith London Dry Gin 20. Spirit Works Gin 21. Kur Gin South of the border
22. Del Maguey Ibérico Mezcal 23. Suerte Tequila 24. El Jolgorio Mezcal 25. Tequila Cabeza 26. Tapatio 110 Blanco Tequila 27. Mezcal Vago No mixers allowed
28. Spirit Works Vodka 29. Glacier Basin Kirschwasser 30. Ethereal Gin Batch 10 31. Angostura 1919 Rum 32. Ron Navazos-Palazzi Cask Strength Rum 33. Ancho Reyes 34. Chareau Aloe Vera Liquor 25. St. George NOLA Coffee Liquor Winding down the night
36. Old Puteney Navigator Single Malt Whisky 37. Talisker Storm Single Malt Whisky 38. Bowmore The Devil’s Casks 10 Year Single Malt Whisky 39. Glen Garioch Virgin Oak Whisky 40. The Ben Riach Solstice 17-Year-Whisky 41. Maurin Quina 42. Pür Likör Fruit Liqueurs 43. Laurent Cazottes Fruit Liqueurs 44. Giffard Liqueurs

Caitlin Griffith knew her future career would entail food and drink when, at the age of six, she munched an anchovy from her father’s Caesar salad thinking it as a small strip of bacon—and was more than pleasantly surprised. While enrolled in New York University’s Food Studies program, she learned the secrets of affinage in the caves of Murray’s Cheese.

This story appears in the print issue of Winter 2014.
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