The modern day interest in absinthe has spawned a rash of absinthe kits from companies that claim they produce homemade absinthe. Kits often call for soaking herbs in vodka or alcohol, or adding a liquid concentrate to vodka or alcohol to create an ersatz absinthe.
List Rules Vote up and add all of your all-time favorite brandy brands. Brandy is a distinct and classic liquor made by distilling wine, generally considered a late evening or after dinner drink. Some consider brandy to be one of the truest forms of alcohol.
While on the bolder end of the spectrum in terms of flavor profile, this peated Irish whiskey is still quite smooth — not to mention highly coveted by whiskey enthusiasts due to its generally limited availability. Get a bottle while it's available and get ready to savor the flavor.
Rum lovers around the world owe a great debt to a simple plant: sugar cane. Hundreds of years ago, there was a sugar craze in Europe, and colonies were established around the Caribbean to make the sweet commodity. But the production of sugar creates a lot of byproduct—namely, molasses.
A to Z Scotch Whisky Brands. A comprehensive alphabetical list of Scotch Whisky brands, including single malts such as Laphroaig and Macallan, blended whiskies including Ballantine's and Johnnie Walker, blended malts such as Monkey Shoulder, and grain whiskies like Haig Club.
Tequila (Spanish pronunciation: ( listen)) is a regional distilled beverage and type of alcoholic drink made from the blue agave plant, primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, 65 km (40 mi) northwest of Guadalajara, and in the highlands of the central western Mexican state of Jalisco.
Vermouth is used as an ingredient in many different cocktails, as people found it ideal for lowering the alcohol content of cocktails with strong spirits as their base, for providing a pleasant herbal flavor and aroma, and for accentuating the flavors in the base liquor.
Top 10 Whiskey Brands and Best Whiskey. Whiskey is known to be a spirit of many different reputations. Whiskey has been known to be embraced by the upper class drinkers as a spirit that defines elegance and class. Whiskey has also been known to be categorized as a backwoods country folk kind of liquor.