Surakas Chili & Blackcurrant Vodka (40%)

Surakas has quickly become one of the most interesting craft distilleries in Estonia. Most of the small producers distill gin, but  Surakas operates in the area of flavored vodkas. Instead of following  the footsteps of big producers and making another different version of cranberry or rhubarb vodka, Surakas goes his own…

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Reviseur VSOP (40%)

Domaines Francis Abecassis is one of the largest private family businesses operating in Cognac province. They grow grapes on their own 370 acres in the Petite Champagne region. Abecassis owns four different cognac brands, the best known are ABK6, Reviseur and Leyrat. Reviseur Single Estate is made exclusively from its own…

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Cointreau (40%)

Cointreau is an orange-flavored triple-sec (“sec” dry, “triple” three-time distilled) liqueur produced in France. Originally it was called Curacao Blanco Triple Sec. Curacao is an island where sour but very aromatic oranges are imported. The distillery was founded by the Cointreau brothers Adolphe and Edouard-Jean in 1849. The distillery initially had…

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Reval London Dry Gin (47%)

Reval is produced by the Estonian Remedia Distillery and was the first London Dry style gin in Estonia. It was released in 2013 and managed to achieve even some international success in various competitions before the boom in handicraft gins really started to rumble. Reval Premium Edition is a classic gin…

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Liviko Pipra Naps Meega (35%)

The combination of pepper and honey is very popular and is made by nearly all Eastern European vodka manufacturers. It is popular particularly in Eastern Europe, even though the first who released pepper vodka was Absolut from Sweden. Estonian Liviko has been making pepper schnapps, that traditional stomach medicine, for a…

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Grant’s Sherry Cask Finish (40%)

Grant’s Cask Editions have been around for nearly two decades. Nowadays the original bottles have been replaced by rebranded versions. However, the original versions of Ale Cask and Sherry Cask, both released in 2008, are still rarely found in some stores. The Sherry Cask Finish is finished in a barrel that…

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Remedia Amore Amaretto (21%)

Remedia is an Estonian distillery that has been featured on this blog several times. In addition to several different berry and fruit liqueurs, they also have an amaretto liqueur called Amore. It is sold only in 20 cl bottles in supermarkets for about € 3.50. The company does not provide any…

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Rozes LBV 2010 (20%)

Throughout its 150-year history, Rozes has been French-owned. The Rozes winery was founded in 1855 by Ostendo Rozes, who worked for years in Bordeaux as a wine seller. Ostendo’s son Edmond Rozes continued production and made it an international brand. Today, it is owned by Vranken Pommery, a company better known…

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Gindome Viking Dry Gin (47%)

Tallinn based The Hope Distillery is the latest addition to the fast growing group of Estonian craft distilleries. The company bottled its first product for sale on January 1st, 2022. The Hope Distillery immediately launched three bottles under their Gindome brand; Viking Dry Gin, Mermaid Navy Gin and Old Tom Gin.…

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Jameson Irish Whiskey (40%)

Jameson is the best-selling Irish whiskey, producing 20 million bottles a year, or 54,000 every day of the year. The United States is Jameson's largest consumer, accounting for 12% of total production. Including Scotch whiskeys, Jameson’s production is the third largest in the world. In Estonia, a 50 cl bottle of…

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