Spirits Reviews


Sheringham Akvavit

Bottled Cocktails

Barchef Project Toasted Old Fashioned

J.P. Wiser's Old Fashioned



Armagnac Du Montal VSOP

Damblat 10 Y.O.

Darroze 12 Y.O.

Darroze 20 Y.O.

Darroze 30 Y.O.

Darroze 40 Y.O.

Dartigalongue 25 Y.O.

Dartigalongue 1975 (39 Y.O.)

J. Dupeyron 1975

Janneau 1983

Larressingle XO

Les Sables Fauves Hors D'Age Selection (Laberdolive)

Marie Duffau Napolean

Tariquet Le Legendaire

Canadian Brandy

Niagara Bench VSOP Canadian Brandy

Pemberton Apple Brandy

Still Waters Small Cask Brandy


Baron Otard VSOP

Hine Rare VSOP

Grosperrin 1970 Grande Champagne

Pierre Ferrand Renegade Barrel No. 2 Chestnut Finish

Tiffon Tres Vielle Reserve Grande Champagne

Other Brandy

St. Remy Authentic VSOP

St. Remy Authentic XO

Cream Whiskies

Best Canadian Cream whiskies: Gretzky, Ceili’s Signature, and Forty Creek


Canadian Gins

Black Fox Cucumber Gin #7

Black Fox Dry Gin #3

Black Fox Oaked Gin

Dillon's Dry Gin 7

Dillon's Rose Gin

Dillon's Unfiltered Gin 22

Gin Twenty-One (Last Straw Distillery)

Golden Gin (Last Straw Distillery)

Granny's Gin (Last Mountain Distillery)

Empress 1908 Gin (Victoria Distillery)

Newfoundland Cloudberry Gin

Newfoundland Seaweed Gin

Parlour Gin (Eau Clair Distillery)

Queensborough Dry Gin (Central City Distillery)

Queensborough Omakese Japanese Style Gin (Central City Distillery)

Radoune Gin (O'Dwyer Distillery)

Schramm Organic Potato Gin

Shelter Point Hand Foraged Gin

Sheringham Kazuki Gin

Sheringham Seaside Gin

Steinhart Blueberry Gin

Steinhart Dry Gin

Steinhart Haskap Gin

Steinhart Rhubarb Gin

Triple Beam Gin (North of 7 Distillery)

Ungava Canadian Dry Gin

Victoria Gin (Victoria Distillery)

Willibald Gin

Willibald Pink Gin

English Gins


Beefeater 24

Bombay Sapphire

Broker's Gin

Gordon's London Dry Gin


Plymouth Navy Strength

Tanqueray Export Strength

Scottish Gins

The Botanist Islay Dry Gin (Bruichladdich)

Japanese Gins

Roku Japanese Craft Gin


Bols Genever

Glen Saanich Genever


Del Maguey Pechuga

Del Maguey Vida

Los Sieste Misterios Doba-Yej

Mezcales De Leyenda Oaxaca

Zacbe Mezcal Reposado


Appleton Estate 12 Years Old

Chaga Rum (Newfoundland Distillery)

Bacardi Superior White Rum

Bacardi Gran Reserva 8 Year Old

Blackstrap Rum (Last Straw Distillery)

Captain Morgan Private Stock

Caroni 2000 High Proof Trinidad Rum

Diplomatico Reserva

Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva

El Dorado 12 Year Old

El Dorado 15 Year Old

El Dorado 21 Year Old

El Dorado Spiced Rum

Foursquare 2004 Fine Blended Rum

Flor de Cana 18

George Street Spiced Rum

Gunpowder & Rose Rum (Newfoundland Distillery)

Havana Club 7 Year Old (1980s)

Havana Club Anejo Reserva

King's Lock Smuggler's Gold Canadian Rum

Leatherback Canadian Rum

Leatherback Special Reserve

Mount Gay Extra Old

Pyrat XO Reserve

Sailor Jerry

Santa de Cuba Anejo

Smith & Cross

Sparrow Finely Crafted Canadian Rum

SMWS R1.4 21 Year Old Jamaican Pot Still Rum

Zacapa Sistema Solera 23


Casamigos Reposado

Cazadores Reposado

El Jimador Reposado

Hornitos Black Barrel


Schramm Organic Potato Vodka

Vodkow (not precisely a vodka, I know…)

Whisky Spirit (under-age whisky)

Glen Saanich Single Malt

Glen Saanich Ancient Grains

King's Lock Prescott White Rye

King's Lock Whiskyjack Rye

Mac Na Braiche Single Malt

Park Distillery Glacier Rye

Sivo Rebel Le Moonshine Du Rye

Westland Single Barley New Makes (Copeland, Ricard, Talisman, and Purple Obsidian Barley)

Other Spirits

Blackstrap (White Rum)

Brum (Beet Rum)

Dark Side of the Moonshine

Darker Side of the Moonshine

Dill Pickle Vodka (Last Mountain)

King's Lock 1000 islands Moonshine