In Defense of High-Proof Spirits

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Discussion (5)

  • casque bluetooth posted 4 years ago

    Hello there! This is my first comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and tell you I genuinely enjoy reading through your articles.

    Can you recommend any other blogs/websites/forums that go over the same subjects?
    Thanks for your time!

  • Linda Santoro posted 4 years ago

    Having been a bartender both in the U.S. and Europe and Harvard university-Wine Steward, I thought your organization would just be neo-phytes. However, I have found your contributors to be quite intelligent,informed, with fantastic recipes. It is quite enjoyable and informative. Thankyou so much.

  • David R posted 5 years ago

    I like Bakers No7, but I think Bookers neat (at about 126 proof) is a very full flavored, well made Bourbon. I never mix it though, I prefer whiskey neat or with a splash of water.

  • Steve Smtih posted 5 years ago

    You left one of the smoothest high proof wiskeies off the list. Thomas Handy Rye at 130 proof is exceptional, even neat. I've just tried it with 50/50 Italian vermouth (Stock) and the GM, WOW. Thanks, my new fav.


  • Steve Z posted 5 years ago

    Don't forget the again-available Lemon Hart 151-proof Demerara Rum, which has no substitute and is a crucial ingredient in many classic Tiki cocktails.

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