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Spirits Trend: Craft Vodka

The craft spirits movement is sweeping across all categories, including vodka. While vodka is often thought of as an also-ran spirit, the new wave of thoughtful drinkers and producers are elevating it to new heights.


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Spirits List: Best Canadian Whiskies

Canadian Whisky can easily fly under the radar in the category of world whiskies, but ignoring them would be to miss out on some seriously high quality spirits. Here, we’ve rounded up the top scoring spirits to present the 4 absolute best Canadian whiskies.

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Producer Profile: Tequila Cabeza

Tequila Cabeza is made in the town of Arandas, the highlands of Jalisco, by the Vivanco family, who have been growing agave on their estate for five generations. The product is a partnership with The 86 Co, a United States based spirits company. Simon Ford, the founder of The 86 Co., sheds some light on what makes Tequila Cabeza special in an ever rising sea of craft tequila.

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Spirits Score: McCarthy’s Oregon Single Malt

McCarthy’s Oregon Single Malt comes with an Ultimate Recommendation and 97 Points. The impressive flavors and texture also won the Chairman's Trophy. A warming nose of smoke and peat is buttressed by subtle toasted oak. Toasted brown bread, subtle vanilla, and hints of savory herbs combine to make this a very complex whiskey on the palate with a peatiness that slowly fades.

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