It’s always important to keep your home bar stocked with the best spirits available. Read on, and get to know 12 of our favorite spirits, as rated by the Cigar & Spirits Tasting Panel.

 

Brockman GinBrockmans Premium Gin

40% ABV  |  $34.99 MSRP

Best enjoyed neat or over ice, this gin features hints of coriander on the nose with hints of blueberry and blackberry. Intensely smooth body with a refreshing taste that offers notes of orange flavor with softer notes of blueberries and blackberries with a prolonged finish.

 

 

 Glenfiddich

 

GlenFiddich 18-year

Single Malt Scotch

43% ABV  |  $99.99 MSRP

Remarkably rich nose aroma with orchard fruit, spice, apples and oak. Dried fruit, dates and elegant oak notes lead to a warm and rewarding finish.

 

 

 

Decada Tequila

 

Década Tequila Silver

40% ABV  |  $46.99 MSRP

Brilliant clear color. Muted, grassy aromas of cucumber, banana leaf, yams and pear with a silky, soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body. Very elegant and flavorful sipping blanco.

 

 

 

 

Garrison Brothers WhiskeyGarrison Brothers Texas

Straight Bourbon Whiskey

47% ABV  |  $79 MSRP

Rich peanut brittle and burnt orange sunrise color. Fragrant fresh cut flowers and grass, rose petals and gardenias on the nose. Sweet rock candy taste of caramel apples, peanut butter and roasted pumpkin seeds. A lasting finish. Polished and refined. Roasted caramel, orange zest, cinnamon, sweet tea and tobacco.

 

 

 

Anejo Tequila

El Mayor Añejo Tequila

40% ABV  |  $34.99 MSRP

Caramel aroma on the nose, followed by sweet fruit and light oak. Smooth on the palate with a soft, medium-to-full bodied palate with caramel, grilled tropical fruit and brown spices.

 

 

 

 

Hanger 1 Vodka

Hangar 1 Vodka

40% ABV  |  $35 MSRP

Fresh and slightly floral on the nose with Asian pear and hints of honeysuckle. Round and smooth on the palate with hints of sweetness. Light perfume on the finish and dries quickly on the palate.

 

 

Johnnie Walker

 

 

Johnnie Walker Black Label

40% ABV  |  $30 MSRP

Pale amber in color, features an aroma of toasted grain, peat, and dried fruit. Masterfully balanced with a gentle fruit and buttercream finish.

 

 

 

Tatoosh

Tatoosh Distillery Rye Whiskey

43% ABV  |  $39.99 MSRP

Deep copper color with a rich pepper-infused oak on the nose. Light caramel and hints of vanilla on the palate that finishes with distinct white pepper and a mellow spicy woodiness.

 

 

 

Death's Door Gin

 

Death’s Door Gin

47% ABV  |  $39 MSRP

Aromas of cream of wheat, brown sugar, licorice and soft peppery spices lead to a supple and soft mouth feel with a dry-yet-fruity medium/full body offering hints of citrus, peach custard and herbal juniper notes.

 

 

Rogue Farms Vodka

 

Rogue Farms Oregon

Single Malt Vodka

40% ABV  |  $48 MSRP

Oregon Single Malt Vodka is exceptionally smooth and balanced with a unique, characteristic sweetness from the Rogue Farms Risk™ Malt.

 

 

 

 

Rogue Farms OregonRogue Farms Whiskey

Single Malt Whiskey

40% ABV  |  $48 MSRP

Rogue Farms Oregon Single Malt Whiskey opens with an attractive aroma of floral honey, peach and mango. Medium-to-full bodied, the aromas slowly transition to lush, ripe fruit and brown spice.

 

 

 

 

Squealing PigSqueal Spiced Black Rum

45% ABV  |  $31 MSRP

Made with a molasses base, a deep rich spice is added giving notes of peppery oak, bright vanilla and a clean simple peach finish.