Christian Drouin 10 ans d’âge Rhum JM Angels – Calvados Pays d’Auge & Fort Rouillé

There are some weird bottles out there where I know at first glance that I will love them. At the very least, they trigger a very delighted anticipation. Delighted because I’m really pleased that someone has made something so unusual in the first place – but of course, in the end it’s just an expectation that can be disappointed. Fortunately, that didn’t happen today – quite the opposite. Read More

Plantation Single Cask Rum Guyana 2011 & Rum Manhattan

Guyana is certainly one of the most famous rum nations in the world. However, a small addition should be made here: among people who are at least a little bit interested in rum or know something about it. If you ask people who are completely clueless about the most famous rum nations in their opinion, you will probably get Jamaica and Cuba as the answer. But if you decide to delve a little deeper into the subject, it doesn’t really take long before you come across the term Demerara rum. Read More

Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao Yuzu & Honeymoon in Japan

If you look around the bar world, there are of course numerous classics among the ingredients. Whether you’re thinking of red Italian bitter liqueur, certain French elderflower liqueurs or intense monastery liqueurs that are no longer so easily available: in all of these categories, there is one world-famous brand that basically everyone knows and it’s hard to imagine (bar) life without it. However, the fact that I have now listed three liqueurs is more of a coincidence – even though today will also be about a liqueur. Read More