Liqueurs

Espinheira Com Uísque

Bourbon and Ginja cocktail

By Julia Ritz Toffoli Two weeks ago I went on a very short, very last minute trip to Lisbon for work. I don’t recommend flying to Europe for just a couple days, but the disadvantages—exhaustion, never really knowing what time it was, a very high plane time to destination time ratio—were overwhelmingly outweighed by the delights that I discovered there! ...

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Jack Daniel’s Honey Liqueur Review

Jack Daniel's Honey Liqueur

By Richard Thomas Rating: C- Jack Daniel’s got into the rising tide in flavored whiskey just as the wave was building up steam. This Lynchburg-predigreed honey liqueur was introduced in 2011, yet the flavored whiskey fad didn’t really soar until Fireball’s explosion the next year. The Liqueur As a liqueur, this is basically a honey + whiskey concoction, so the ...

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Bushmills Irish Honey Liqueur Review

Bushmills Irish Honey

By Richard Thomas Rating: C- Bushmills, the storied Northern Irish distillery that Diageo recently traded to the Mexicans, took some of their massive stock a few years back and used it to get into the trendy sector of flavored whiskeys and honey-whiskey liqueurs. Since honey is one of the flavors that can appear in whiskey, especially those based on malted ...

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Jim Beam Honey Liqueur Review

Jim Beam Honey

By Richard Thomas Rating: C- Before flavored whiskeys like Fireball and Bird Dog caught on, the bourbon honey liqueurs started coming back. Wild Turkey is the grandfather in this category, having had a fine honey liqueur in production since 1978, only lately rebranded “American Honey.” Yet these days it seems every big whiskey brand has a honey liqueur of some ...

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