Highest Rated Spirits

These spirits follow the same rating scheme as the whisky reviews.

Armagnac

Exceptional

Darroze 40 Y.O. (2015)

Very Highly Recommended

Darroze 30 Y.O. (2015)

Dartigalongue 1975 (2013)

Janneau 1983 (2013)

Larressingle XO (2013)

Les Sables Fauves Hors D'Age Selection Laberdolive (2015)

Tariquet Le Legendaire (2015)

Highly Recommended

Darroze 12 Y.O. (2015)

Dartigalongue 25 Y.O. (2006)

Recommended

Damblat 10 Y.O. (2016)

Darroze 20 Y.O. (2015)

Brandy - Canadian

Recommended

Pemberton Apple Brandy (2019)

Still Waters Small Cask Brandy (2013)

Brandy - Australian

Highly Recommended

Sullivan’s Cove XO Brandy (2019)

Brandy - FRENCH (Other)

Recommended

St. Remy XO (2018)

Cognac

Very Highly Recommended

Grosperrin 1970 Grande Champagne (2016)

Tiffon Tres Vielle Reserve Grande Champagne (2016)

Highly recommended

Pierre Ferrand Renegade Barrel 2, Chestnut Finish (2017)

Hennessy VS (2021)

recommended

Baron Otard VSOP (2015)

Gauthier VS (2021)

Hine Rare VSOP (2013)

Gin and Genever

Exceptional

Dillon's Unfiltered Gin 22

Roku Japanese Craft Gin

SMWS GN1.1 “Gee-Whiz”

St Laurent Gin Citrus

Stump Coastal Forest Gin (Phillips Fermentorium)

Very Highly Recommended

Black Fox Dry Gin #3

Black Fox Oaked Gin

Confluence Pink Gin

Dillon's Dry Gin 7

Discovery Street Dry Citrus Gin

Earl Grey Gin (Lone Pine Distillery)

Endeavour Origins Gin (The Liberty Distillery)

Gin Royal (Compass Distillery)

Glen Saanich Genever

Parlour Gin

Radoune Gin

Shelter Point Hand Foraged Gin

St Laurent Gin

St Laurent Gin Vieux

Steinhart Dry Gin

Steinhart Rhubarb Gin

Willibald Gin

Willibald Pink Gin

Highly Recommended

Beefeater 24

Broker's

The Botanist Islay Dry Gin

Copper Spirit Harmony Dry Gin

Dillon's Rose Gin Liquer

Empress 1908

Fort George Genever (Compass Distillery)

Forty Spotted Tasmanian Gin

Fundy Gin

Gateway Dry Gin (Lone Pine Distilling)

Gateway Dry Gin (Barrel Aged; Lone Pine Distilling)

Gin Wild (Compass Distillery)

Golden Gin (Last Straw Distillery)

Newfoundland Cloudberry Gin

Newfoundland Seaweed Gin

Odd Society Salal Gin

Plymouth Gin

Plymouth Navy Strength

Revelstoke Bathtub Gin No. 6 Raspberry

Rocky Mountain Gin (Lone Pine Distilling)

Schramm Organic Potato Gin

Sheringham Seaside Gin

Steinhart Blueberry Gin

Stillhead London Dry Gin

Queensborough Dry Gin (Central City Brewers & Distillers)

Unruly Gin (Wayward Distillery)

Waxwing Bohemian Gin

Yukon Brewing Artisinal Small Batch Gin

Recommended

Bols Genever

Cool Cucumber Gin

Dragon Mist Gin

Granny's Gin (Last Mountain Distillery)

Hendrick's

Mad Lab Gin6

Noon Gun Gin (Compass Distillery)

Old George Barrel-Aged Gin (Phillips Fermentorium)

Revelstoke Premium Gin No. 1

Sheringham Kazuki Gin

Steinhart Haskap Gin

Tanqueray Export Strength

Triple Beam Gin

Queensborough Omakese Japanese Style Gin (Central City Brewers & Distillers)

Ungava Canadian Dry Gin

Mezcal

Very Highly Recommended

Zacbe Mezcal Reposado

Highly Recommended

Mezcales De Leyenda Oaxaca

Recommended

Del Maguey Pechuga

Del Maguey Vida

Los Sieste Misterios Doba-Yej

Non-Alcoholic Distilled Spirits

Highly Recommended

Seedlip Spice 94

Recommended

Lumette Alt-Gin

Seedlip Garden 108

Rum

exceptional

Caroni 2000 High Proof Trinidad Rum

Very Highly Recommended

Chaga Rum (Newfoundland Distillery)

Foursquare 2004 Fine Blended Rum

Smith & Cross

SMWS 21 Year Old R1.4

Highly Recommended

Blackstrap Rum 2.5 (2021)

Diplomatico Exclusiva Reserva

El Dorado 15 Year Old

El Dorado 21 Year Old

Gunpowder & Rose Rum (Newfoundland Distillery)

Hampden Gold

Leatherback Special Reserve (North of 7 Distillery)

Plantation Guatemala & Belize Gran Reserva

Plantation Jamaica 2005

Rum-Bar Gold

Rum Fire White Overproof

Sparrow Rum (Central City Distillery)

Recommended

Appleton Estate 12 Y.O.

Blackstrap Rum (2017)

Daily Ration Rum (Compass Distillery)

El Dorado 12 Y.O.

Flor De Cana 18

George St Spiced Rum

Last Mountain Distillery 306 Rum

Leatherback Rum

Mount Gay Extra Old

Plantation 3 Stars White Rum

Plantation Barbados 5 Years Old

Plantation Jamaica 2002

Plantation Panama 2004

Plantation Trinidad 2003

Pyrat XO

Ron Zacapa Centenario 23

Rum-Bar White Overproof

Three Sheets to the Wind White Molasses Moonshine

Wray & Nephew White Overproof

Tequila

Highly Recommended

Patron Silver

Villa One Anejo

Villa One Silver

Recommended

Casamigos Reposado

Hornitos Black Barrel

Other Spirits

very Highly Recommended

Brum (Rig Hand Distillery)

Confluence Vinland Aquavit

Drunken Hive Rum (Wayward Distillery)

Sheringham Akvavit

Single Hive Rye Cask

Sons of Vancouver Barrel-Aged Amaretto No. 82

Stout Spirit (Last Straw Distillery)

Highly Recommended

Acerum Brun (Distillerie Shefford)

Blackstrap (2016)

Brum Single Cask (Rig Hand Distillery)

Compass Aquavit

Dillon’s Peach Schnapps

Dragon Mist Baijiu

Newfoundland Aquavit

Novo Fogo Cachaca

Sons of Vancouver Blue Curacao

Sons of Vancouver No. 82 Amaretto

St Laurent Acerum

Recommended

El Gobernado Reservado Pisco

King’s Lock 1000 Islands Moonshine

Vodka

Very Highly Recommended

Parkland Wheat Vodka

Willibald Vodka

Highly Recommended

Copper Spirit Presence Vodka

Field Corn Vodka

Mad Lab Vodka

Mr Jones Premium Vodka

Recommended

Schramm Organic Potato Vodka

Viking Vodka

Vodkow

Whisky Spirit (Under-Age Whisky)

Highly Recommended

Glen Saanich Ancient Grains

Recommended

Glen Saanich Single Malt

Hornitos Black Barrel