Queen Dot Kong – Liebl Banane

Traditionally, eau de vies are distilled from local fruits and vegetables. However, some distillers experiment with more exotic ingredients. For instance, the Liebl distillery from the Bavarian Forrest produces a banana eau de vie. This was the perfect ingredient for a tropical cocktail in combination with smoky single malt, rum and an Amaro. Let us see how that powerful flavour combination turns out. Read more

Through the Roses – Engel Rose

Even though roses are not considered quite manly, I like their elegant floral flavour. The important thing is that the rose note does not overwhelm the drinking experience. Nevertheless, I want to talk about a rose eau de vie today. Manuel Engel distils a rose spirit from Bulgarian Damaszener roses, and I was looking forward to mixing a fizz style drink with it. Read more