DISTILLER Bottle Column: May 2021

Published May 2021 at Distiller Magazine, my bottle column covers trends and reviews international spirits, with taste ratings (last month’s column here):

—Iichiko Saiten and Silhouette Shochu (Japan)
Bozal Guias de Calabaza Sacrificio Mezcal (Mexico)
Madre Mezcal (Mexico)
Elk Fence Distillery’s The Briny Deep Single Malt (Sonoma County, CA)
Michter’s US*1 Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey (Kentucky)
Isle of Harris Gin (Scotland)
Citadelle Jardin d’été Gin (France)
Mijenta Tequila Reposado (Jalisco, Mexico)
Egan’s Irish Whiskey (Ireland)
Tattersall Bottled Cocktails (Minneapolis, MN)
LiveWire Cocktail Co. (Los Angeles, CA)

RTDs (Ready-to-Drink/Canned Drinks):
Sava Lime Basil RTDs
Fishers Lemonade RTDs
American Liquor Company RTDs
Tequila Cazadores RTDs