Tag Archives: Liqueurs

Kikori Rice Whiskey Comes Out With Liqueur

Soh Spirits, makers of Kikori Whiskey, have introduced a liqueur, Yuzuri. This new liqueur, derived from Kikori rice whiskey, is made using the yuzu fruit, an exotic and fragrant citrus best described as the love child of lemon and mandarin with traces of grapefruit. The process of making Yuzuri includes handpicking the yuzu – harvested just once a year in ...

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Craft Whiskey In Crafty Vermont

By Richard Thomas Vermont is a little state. Only Wyoming has fewer people in it, and in geographic size it is typical of the small states of New England. Yet that little place is renowned for its natural splendor, and that combined with an iconoclastic streak have given rise to Vermont having a reputation for craftiness in many things. Charming ...

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Old Pulteney Brings Stroma Liqueur To The U.S.

Old Pulteney single malt Scotch whisky is introducing its Stroma Liqueur to the U.S. market. Named after the windswept Orcadian isle off Scotland’s North East Coast, where Pulteney Distillery is located, Stroma originates from the Norse word meaning ‘island in the stream’. It also refers to the dangerous currents on the island’s shores, including the infamous ‘Swelkie’ whirlpool. Stroma is ...

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Iowa Whiskey: Making Bourbon In Corn Country

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There Is Much More To Whiskey-Making In Iowa Than Just Rye By Richard Thomas One of the peculiar features of the craft whiskey picture in the Hawkeye State is just how big a presence rye has in it. This is because of Templeton Rye, the notorious bottler that preceded the emergence of Iowa’s first micro-distilleries by several years. Templeton sourced ...

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