La Hechicera Serie Experimental No.2 & Plátano de la Bodega

Today I have a special bottle in focus, which only recently saw the light of day. I was very excited in advance, because I could not really imagine in which direction it would go in terms of taste. My expectations oscillated somewhere between delicious and terrible, which is simply because infused rum doesn’t always have to lead to a delightful result – and especially in combination with bananas, spirits quite often drift off into unpleasant realms. Today we are talking about the La Hechicera Serie Experimental No.2. Read More

Starward Two Fold & Robby goes to Sydney

In a recent article I wrote about a really remarkable coffee liqueur from Australia. The fact that this liqueur comes from Australia didn’t make me sit up and take notice – I just accepted it. Now that the bottle I want to review today also comes from Down Under is simply a coincidence. Although perhaps one that shows: You’d better have Australian spirits on your future lists. Read More

Siglo Cero Pox and the Pox Negroni

Today it is all about liquid Mayan medicine! Yes, you’ve read correctly, we are dealing with a very unusual distillate from Mexico, which means as much “medicine”. We are talking about Pox (spoken: Posh), a schnapps from Mexico distilled from yellow, red, black and white corn, wheat and sugar cane. In fact, I had never heard of such a distillate before writing this review – and I’m certainly not alone in this. Read More