From a sippable coffee-flavoured gin to a 60-year-old single malt Scotch, we unveil the standout spirits launched final month.
September noticed the discharge of an array of merchandise, starting from Diageo’s newest assortment of Scotch whiskies to a stout-infused aquavit.
On the planet of whisky, The GlenAllachie unveiled a 14-year-old cask-strength Scotch, whereas The Macallan unveiled a fair older 30-year-old expression.
Sipsmith and JJ Whitley experimented with flavours, too – Sipspresso Espresso Gin hit the cabinets as a sipping spirit, whereas JJ Whitley produced a blue-raspberry vodka.
Scroll on to find the ten spirits launched in September which have earned a spot beneath our month-to-month highlight.
Need extra new spirits? Take a look at our list from August.
Diageo Particular Releases 2021
Spirits big Diageo launched a collection of single malts for 2021’s Special Releases collection, named Legends Untold. The vary includes: Mortlach 13 Years Outdated; Singleton of Glendullan 19 Years Outdated; Talisker 8 Years Outdated; Lagavulin 26 Years Outdated; Lagavulin 12 Years Outdated; Cardhu 14 Years Outdated; Oban 12 Years Outdated; and eventually Royal Lochnagar 16 Years Outdated.
The bottles can be found this autumn from specialist retailers throughout Europe, the US, Canada, Australia, choose markets in Asia and international journey retail. Every bottle shows a QR code so customers can delve into the story behind the whisky’s creation course of.
Wild Turkey Grasp’s Hold One
Campari Group-owned Wild Turkey has debuted the sixth limited edition Bourbon in its Master’s Keep collection.
The brand new bottling is a mix of ‘bolder’ Bourbon, chosen from barrels by grasp distiller Jimmy Russell, and a 14-year-old chosen by his son, Eddie Russell, who additionally shares the position of grasp distiller. Each whiskeys have been matured twice utilizing new oak barrels which have been toasted and charred. The ensuing mixture gives notes of candy honey and brown spice, with vanilla, butterscotch and caramel.
The Bourbon is accessible to buy for RRP US$175 from choose US retailers.
Ron Santiago eight-year-old rum
Diageo added to its Ron Santiago line with an eight-year-old añejo bottling final month, which joins the vary comprising Carta Blanca, Further Añejo 11 Years Outdated and Further Añejo 12 Years Outdated.
The eight-year-old, which supplies notes of honey, vanilla, cacao and tropical fruit on the palate, will debut within the UK, Germany, Italy, the Baltics and Cuba.
Earlier this 12 months, the Cuban model was given a redesign to boost its presence across Europe.
OP Anderson stout-infused aquavit
Anora Group partnered with Swedish brewery Omnipollo to launch a stout-infused aquavit in September, crafted by aquavit grasp blender Jonas Odland and Omnipollo brewer Henok Fentie.
The restricted version OP Anderson Aquavit Omnipollo Stout was made by mixing stout distillate with OP Anderson Authentic Aquavit, which was matured in American oak casks. This had the impact of mellowing the aquavit spices of caraway, aniseed and fennel, and extracting fragrant essences from the whiskey-infused oak.
Solely 3,600 bottles can be found of the 40% ABV expression, which can be available for purchase within the Nordics from autumn 2021, priced at SEK 299 (US$34) per 500ml bottle.
JJ Whitley Blue Raspberry Vodka
Halewood Artisanal Spirits has added to its JJ Whitley vary with a Blue Raspberry Russian Vodka.
The intense blue liquid is distilled in St Petersburg, Russia, with wheat and water, and presents notes of raspberry on the nostril, and flavours of blueberry and raspberry on the palate. The vodka is accessible to buy for RRP £16 (US$21.91) and sits at 38% ABV.
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Sipsmith Sipspresso Espresso Gin
Beam Suntory-owned Sipsmith revealed the third launch in its Sipping Collection final month: Sipspresso Coffee Gin.
Sipsmith partnered with espresso firm Pact Espresso to create the restricted version gin, which sits at 37.5% ABV. The espresso mix accommodates a mixture of Brazilian and Rwandan floor espresso, cinnamon and contemporary vanilla.
The gin is available for purchase for RRP £28.50 (US$38.95) in UK supermarkets Tesco and Waitrose, in addition to on Amazon and Sipsmith’s web site.
The Macallan 30 Years Outdated
Single malt Scotch producer The Maccallan unveiled a 30-year-old whisky, which joined its Double Cask Range.
The Macallan Double Cask 30 Years Outdated, matured in Sherry-seasoned American and European oak casks, rests at 43% ABV. The oak is claimed to be “the only best contributor to the standard, distinctive aromas and flavours”. It is going to retail for RRP £3,000 (US$4,100) a bottle.
In August, The Macallan launched the primary single malt in a brand new vary impressed by the model’s legacy – a whisky enclosed in a Lalique decanter and distilled in 1950.
Casa Del Sol Tequila
The title of the bottling, Casa Del Sol, interprets to ‘home of the solar’ in Spanish. The bottling is made out of 100% Blue Weber agave and is accessible in three variants: blanco, reposado and añejo.
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Casa Del Sol will be bought from choose retailers and eating places throughout the US states of California, Colorado and Florida. Blanco will be purchased for RRP US$59.99, the reposado for US$69.99 and the añejo for US$99.99.
The vary is accessible for pre-sale on-line within the US from the Casa Del Sol web site and can be out there within the off-trade nationally in early 2022.
GlenAllachie Aged 14 Years Oloroso Wooden End
One other aged whisky launched in September was Speyside distillery The GlenAllachie’s cask-strength, Sherry-finished 14-year-old single malt Scotch, which joined its Wooden End sequence. The creation of the liquid was led by grasp distiller Billy Walker, and was initially aged in first- and second-fill American oak barrels earlier than being transferred to oloroso Sherry puncheons for an extra two years’ ageing.
The restricted version GlenAllachie Aged 14 Years Oloroso Wooden End is now out there to buy completely within the UK from specialist retailers, with an RRP of £89.99 (US$124.82).
The model additionally not too long ago has added a third batch of whiskies to its Wood Finish range, produced by Walker.
Horse With No Identify
Creator of Monkey 47 gin, Alexander Stein, teamed up with Pernod Ricard to launch a habanero chilli-laced spirit drink made out of Bourbon.
The brand new spirit, known as Horse With No Name, is the primary product from The Horse’s Spirit Firm, which was based by Stein throughout lockdown.
The drink combines a straight Bourbon, aged for 4 years in toasted American oak, with a distillate made out of Pink Savina habanero chillis grown within the Black Forest in Germany. It’s bottled at 45% ABV.
Horse With No Identify is accessible to buy for RRP £47.89 (US$34.93) per 500ml bottle through Grasp of Malt and Amazon, and thru on-trade stockists together with Venus, Amathus, Enotria and DMD.