Quincy Panky – Faude Quitte

While there is always a place for gin, whisky and rum in my heart, my true love are eau de vies. This is why I am constantly looking for new and great fruit brandies to introduce to you. I guess it is not too much to tell that again Florian Faude managed to surprise me with an excellent quince eau de vie. – While you probably should create special drinks for eau de vies, it is also fun to use them in variations of classic cocktails. 

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Present Tense – Douglas Laing Scallywag

So far I have kept the most popular Scottish whisky regions of the Douglas Laing Regional Malts series from you. To make up for that, I want to talk about the Douglas Laing Scallywag today. The single malts for this pretty little bottle come from the Speyside region of Scotland. This means, that sampling it should be interesting. As always, I also have a nice “Twentieth Century” cocktail twist in store for you today!

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Priscilla – Lysholm No. 52 Botanical Aquavit

While you might have heard of Linie Aquavit, the name Lysholm probably does not ring a bell. However, they are the same family that made Linie Aquavit a renown label. The relatively new No. 52 is now a new version to show off aquavits potential for mixing. I thought I would take advantage of that and use the aquavit in a version of a Paloma. A highball you usually do not associate with the caraway flavoured spirit.

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Lonely Hunter – Bunnahabhain 12 Years

I cannot tell you why, but when working on a cocktail with the Bunnahabhain 12 Years I thought about the Hunter cocktail. This drink almost cannot be called a cocktail anymore, because it originally only includes two ingredients. Nevertheless, it is a great combination of whisky and cherry liqueur. What I can tell you straight away is that it works very well with the Bunnahabhain!

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