From time to time, Bay Ridge has the opportunity to taste through some pretty amazing Single Barrel Spirits: Bourbon, Scotch, Rum and Tequila. When the truly AMAZING ones come in, we buy all that we can. When we were done with the Four Roses Bourbon samples, two barrels clearly stood out above the rest –
Hibiki Japanese Harmony encapsulates the harmony that exists between Japanese nature and people. Inspired by the riches and subtleties of Japan’s 24 seasons and mastered by Suntory’s Art of Blending, Hibiki Japanese Harmony is a meticulous blend of the finest select whiskies from the House of Suntory Whisky.It is a symphony of at least 10 malt
Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye first Canadian whisky to earn title in Jim Murray’s Annual Whisky Bible, showcases brand’s prominence as category leader.
Limited Edition release of The Arran Malt at 16 years old with only 9,000 bottles available worldwide. This bottling has been produced from un-peated malted barley and matured in a combination of the finest ex-Bourbon and ex-Sherry casks. Its release marks the countdown to the launch of the Arran Malt 18 year-old in Spring 2015.
Aged for six years, this rhum earned a score of 96 points at the Ultimate Spirits Challenge, where it was rated the top rhum agricole in the world.
Old Scout Straight Rye Whiskey rounds out the Old Scout family. A 7 year old whiskey using 95% rye in the mashbill, this is a true rye aficionado’s whiskey. Sweet and smooth; spicy without being medicinal, Old Scout Rye honors a time when rye whiskey was THE whiskey of America. Black tea, honey, baking spices
Green Spot is a single pot still Irish whiskey, produced specifically for Mitchell & Son of Dublin, by Irish Distillers at the Midleton Distillery, Cork, Ireland. It is one of the only remaining bonded Irish whiskeys, and is currently the only brand specifically produced for and sold by an independent wine merchant in Ireland. Green
Sipsmith has spearheaded a revival in London gin – although it’s hard to think that anyone else will go to quite such lengths for authenticity. Observer Food Monthly
Classic cocktails demand classic liqueurs and no liqueur is more classic than the Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange Curaçao. Crafted in consultation with cocktail historian David Wondrich and based on a 19th century recipe, it is a traditional French “triple sec” – thee separate distillations of spices and the “sec” or bitter, peels of Curacao oranges