Surakas Rüübe Haljas Vodka (40%)

Surakas is one of the newest Estonian craft distilleries. Currently they have one plain vodka and two flavoured vodkas. For vodka making Surakas is using organic grown Estonian winter rye. Rectified spirit is distilled in Estonia so it is one of the few 100% Estonian products, while most of the vodkas…

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Walk Raspberry Liqueur (21%)

Latvian craft distillery Walk have a bunch of flavoured vodkas and couple berry liqueurs, from which raspberry liqueur is one of them. It’s made on full raspberries, grown in Latvia, which are soaked in rectified spirit (from sugar). Later it is filtered, diluted with purified ground water to 21% strength and…

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Walk Bilberry Liqueur (21%)

Walk is a small hand crafted distillery in the city of Valka, Latvia. The name comes from the old city name Walk, which was shared between Latvia and Estonia after the 1st World War to Valga and Valka. Walk Distillery makes seven different flavoured liquors and two liqueurs. The company makes…

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Ballantine’s Brazil (35%)

Ballantine’s Brasil is a lime-infused spirit drink. Made by steeping Scotch whisky with Brazilian lime peel in oak cask. It’s later flavoured with vanilla and bottled to 35% strength. 70cl bottle was bought at 13.99€.   Nose is very nice, fresh and fruity with a touch of vanilla. There is certainly lime…

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Cachaça 51 (40%)

Cachaça is a national spirit of Brazil and Cachaça 51 is one of Brazil’s most common cachaça brands. Like all cachaça, it is distilled from fermented raw sugarcane juice. So it’s not a rum, which is normally produced from sugar production by-products such as molasses. Thought rhum agricole is also made…

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Angostura 5 YO Gold Rum (40%)

Angostura comes from Trinidad & Tobago and it is best known for their bitters. These were invented by german doctor of medicine, Johan Sieger, in 1824. Rum production began in 1947 and nowadays they have a great selection of different rums. The company has distilleries nowadays also in the USA; Kanada,…

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Żubrówka Biała Vodka (40%)

Żubrówka Biała is a non-flavoured version of the famous Polish brand Żubrówka, better known for their Bison Grass vodka. Biała ~ meaning white on polish language, is made from rye, distilled six times and filtered through platinum filter. It’s produced in Poland at Polmos Bialystok Distillery. It is owned now by…

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Gammel Dansk (38%)

Gammel Dansk is originally Danish digestive bitter, but nowadays produced in Norway. It was developed in 1964 at Roskilde by Danish Distillers to compete for Jägermeister and other bitters imported from abroad. Gammel Dansk is produced from 29 herbs, spices, berries and flowers. The recipe is naturally a secret but it…

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Pshenichnaya Vodka (40%)

There are plenty of different vodkas under the name of Pshenichnaya. Originally it is made in Russia and also now Russian company Alkon is producing it. But there are vodkas with the same name also in Latvian, Estonian and a few other countries. This bottle I have is from Remedia in…

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