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Bottle of Starlino Maraschino CherriesStarlino Maraschino Cherries

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An excellent option for someone looking for a cocktail cherry.Leaner and less sweet than some of the other leading brands out there. A more subdued yet flavorful cherry with a great mouthfeel and taste.

  • Rating: 9
  • Value: 9

Bottle of Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel With Char # 1 StaveElijah Craig Toasted Barrel Bourbon

Interesting , but somewhat , shall we say simpler, (not to use the dirty word-light) expression of an Elijah Craig bourbon. Buy to compare to their other expressions and maybe use to break the newbies in.

  • Rating: 7
  • Value: 7

Bottle of Starlino VermouthStarlino Torino Rosso Vermouth

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A grown-ups red vermouth, displaying age, charm, and balance in a lean yet understated and complex way.

  • Rating: 9
  • Value: 8

Bottle of Starlino AperitivoStarlino Hotel Rosso (Rosé )Aperitivo

An utterly delicious Aperitivo with a delightfully forward pink grapefruit taste backed by an herbaceous coterie to give structure. Highly recommend ! Also 100% natural which is a rare thing, especially this colorful and flavorful

  • Rating: 9
  • Value: 9

Bottle of Last Shot GinLast Shot Gin

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A vanilla forward citrus and juniper gin. Very interesting and has the makings for a whole new take on gin cocktails.

  • Rating: 8
  • Value: 7

Bottle of Rittenhouse RyeRittenhouse Straight Rye Whisky

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A very nice Pennsylvania Rye, drier and more spare than other types of rye. Price is excellent for the quality

  • Rating: 8
  • Value: 9

Bottle of Pikesville Straight Rye WhiskeyPikesville Straight Rye Whiskey

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A Damn Manly kind of whiskey.Large, intense, and worth getting to know. A man or a woman who wants to try a old school rye needs to try this one.

  • Rating: 9
  • Value: 8

Bottle of Elijah Craig Straight RyeElijah Craig Straight Rye

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Gateway rye at best. Great for newbies of rye but too light in character to recommend to anyone else

  • Rating: 7
  • Value: 7

Bottle of Larceny Barrel Proof A120Larceny Barrel Proof Batch A120

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Not only do you get the extra proof but a lot of subtle aging characteristics and aromas that would have been lost in the proofing down process! Worth the extra money for the extra proof and all the goodness that comes with it!

  • Rating: 8
  • Value: 9

Bottle of Dubonnet Rouge 2019Dubonnet Rouge 2020 Version

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Very much a further step in the right direction, with a bit more polished herbal enhancement and a far better package that celebrates its return to its roots both literal and metaphorical.

  • Rating: 8
  • Value: 9


Chris Carlsson – Your Spiritual Advisor

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