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Spirit of the Month – Patrón Silver Tequila

It’s a crying shame that tequila has garnered a somewhat unscrupulous reputation within the United Kingdom, often linked with horrific memories of shots that combine cheap spirit, salt, lime, and regret. However, as is the case with most things, good quality is key and can make all of the difference ...

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Spirit of the Month – Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Select

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Jack Daniel is a name synonymous with Tennessee whisky, having garnered an incredible reputation since initiating in 1866. A reputation that’s unsurprising given the quality of the whisky that’s produced by one of America’s longest running distilleries. While Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 is ...

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Spirit of the Month – R&B Distillers Borders

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Heavily inspired by family tradition, R&B Distillers launched two brand new whiskies at the end of last year, setting the blueprint for what’s to expect from an ongoing project to build not one, but two new distilleries. Co-founder Alasdair Day’s great-Grandfather was a master ...

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Spirit of the Month – The Botanist Gin

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food When we think of the Scottish Hebridean Island of Islay, whiskey is generally the first spirit that comes to mind. An industry which, after agriculture, provides the island’s second largest employment, boasting a grand total of nine distilleries operating from the tiny island. And ...

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Spirit of the Month – The Wild Geese Irish Honey Liqueur

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food A gentle introduction for drinkers new to the whiskey category, The Wild Geese Honey Liqueur is the first and only premium honey liqueur produced in Ireland. Created and designed by Protégé International Limited, The Wild Geese Irish Liqueur joins the likes of the world’s ...

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Spirit of the Month – Crystal Head Vodka Aurora

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Although having gone hand-in-hand for decades, it seems that the celebrity endorsement of alcohol has accelerated significantly in recent years. Yes, Frank Sinatra constantly extolled Jack Daniels during his lifetime, and Woody Allen famously advertised Smirnoff vodka back in the 1960’s, but nowadays it ...

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