It's one week until Christmas! We're continuing the countdown today with Oban Little Bay and HINE Rare VSOP in The Whisky Advent Calendar and The Cognac Advent Calendar respectively...
The Whisky Advent Calendar
Oban Little Bay - Matured in refill American oak hogshead, Sherry casks and refill casks with fresh ends before being married in tiny casks by Master Blenders Dr. Matthew Crow and Dr. Craig Wilson.
The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar
The Ileach Peaty - Another tremendous Islay single malt bottling from an unnamed distillery. The name 'Ileach' refers to the people of Islay, or something from Islay, of course.
The Bourbon Advent Calendar
Basil Hayden's Bourbon - Following the legacy of Master Distiller Basil Hayden Sr., a trailblazer who added 'small grains' such as spicy rye to his base of corn whiskey way back in 1796.
The Gin Advent Calendar
Zuidam 5 Year Old Zeer Oude Genever - Jenever is the juniper spirit that fathered gin as we know it today. This example from top Dutch distillers Zuidam has been matured in a single barrel for several years.
The Rum Advent Calendar
Plantation Pineapple Stiggins' Fancy - Created by Cellar Master Alexandre Gabriel and drinks historian David Wondrick, pineapple is infused in white and dark rum then carefully married together.
The Premium Whisky Advent Calendar
Teeling 15 Year Old - The Revival or 13 Year Old - The Revival II - Join the Teeling family in celebrating the rebirth of whiskey distillation in Dublin after 125 years with some special single malt.
The Old & Rare Whisky Advent Calendar
Glenfiddich Excellence 26 Year Old - Exclusively bourbon cask matured Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky aged for over a quarter of a century. Fruity with wood spices.
The Very Old & Rare Whisky Advent Calendar
The Glenrothes 1969 (cask 11485) - Distilled back in the 1960s and matured in a single refill hogshead The cask yielded just 133 bottles in 2013 for Glenrothes' Extraordinary Cask Collection.
The Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar
Irish Single Malt 14 Year Old #2 - Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)
The Single Cask Whisky Advent Calendar
Ben Nevis 18 Year Old 1997 - Scotland Grindlay
The Japanese Whisky Advent Calendar
Mars Maltage Cosmo
The American Whiskey Advent Calendar
Bernheim Wheat Whiskey
(or Blanton's Gold Edition)
The Vodka Advent Calendar
55 Above - Coconut
The Tequila Advent Calendar
Don Fulano Imperial 5 Year Old
The Cognac Advent Calendar
HINE Rare VSOP
The Armagnac Advent Calendar
Marquis de Montesquiou Extra Old
The Mezcal Advent Calendar
Los Siete Misterios Doba-Yej 2013
The Absinthe Advent Calendar
Liquoristerie De Provence Versinthe La Blanche