Posts Tagged ‘Barrel-Aged’

New Columbia Distillers to Release Limited Edition Barrel-Aged Gin-Aquavit Hybrid

On Nov. 2, New Columbia Distillers will release its most unusual seasonal spirit yet: a gin-aquavit hybrid aged in apple brandy barrels. The Ginavit, as it's being called, combines the flavors of the traditional wintertime Scandinavian aperitif—dill, caraway, star anise—with some of Green Hat Gin's botanicals, including juniper, orange peel, and lemon peel.

Brew In Town: Victory White Monkey

Victory White Monkey Where in Town: Chevy Chase Wine & Spirits, 5544 Connecticut Ave. NW Price: $10.99/750 ml Winos’ Delight? The craft beer industry shows a unique enthusiasm for Frankenstein-like experimentation. In addition to the ever-growing list of style mash-ups (have you tried the latest dry-hopped black wheat saison?), creations like Allagash’s Interlude, Russian River’s […]

Goose Island’s Bourbon-Beer Bonanza

We like beer, and we like bourbon, but we love bourbon beer. It began last September, when we visited Oskar Blues in Lyons, Colorado. The bar onsite had two bourbon-barrel-aged beers on tap, Gordon and Ten Fidy. All it took was one sip, and we were done for. The beers were almost too good, and, […]