Highest Rated Spirits

These spirits follow the same rating scheme as the whisky reviews, and all spirits scoring higher than 85 which are reviewed are posted here. If a spirit is rated 88, for instance, it is equivalent in my opinion to a whisky which is also rated 88.

Armagnac

92

Darroze 40 Y.O. (2015)

91

Dartigalongue 1975 (2013)

90

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

89

Darroze 30 Y.O. (2015)

Janneau 1983 (2013)

Larressingle XO (2013)

Tariquet Le Legendaire (2015)

88

Darroze 12 Y.O. (2015)

Dartigalongue 25 Y.O. (2006)

86

Darroze 20 Y.O. (2015)

85

Damblat 10 Y.O. (2016)

Canadian Brandy

85

Still Waters Small Cask Brandy (2013)

Cognac

89

Grosperrin 1970 Grande Champagne (2016)

87

Hine Rare VSOP (2013)

86

Baron Otard VSOP (2015)

Gin and Genever

Exceptional

Dillon's Unfiltered Gin 22

Roku Japanese Craft Gin

Outstanding

Dillon's Dry Gin 7

Glen Saanich Genever

Radoune Gin

Highly Recommended

Beefeater 24

Broker's

The Botanist Islay Dry Gin

Dillon's Rose Gin Liquer

Empress 1908

Plymouth Navy Strength

Recommended

Bols Genever

Granny's Gin (Last Mountain Distillery)

Hendrick's

Tanqueray Export Strength

Triple Beam Gin

Ungava Canadian Dry Gin

Mezcal

90

Zacbe Mezcal Reposado

86

Mezcales De Leyenda Oaxaca

Rum

88

Smith & Cross (2016)

SMWS 21 Year Old R1.4 (2013)

87

El Dorado 15 Year Old (2017)

Leatherback Special Reserve (2017)

86

Diplomatico Exclusiva Reserva (2014)

85

El Dorado 21 Year Old (2013)

Tequila

85

Casamigos Reposado (2015)

Other Spirits

85

Brum (Rig Hand Distillery; 2017)

Whisky Spirit (Under-Age Whisky)

89

Glen Saanich Ancient Grains

85

Glen Saanich Single Malt