DISTILLER Bottle Column: December 2021

Published January 1, 2022 at Distiller Magazine, my bottle column covers trends and reviews international spirits and RTDs, with taste ratings (last month’s column here):  

— Poli Gran Bassano Vermouths (Italy)
— D’Ussé Cognac (Cognac, France)
 Ron del Barrilito Superior Especial Puerto Rican Rum (Puerto Rico)
 Spirit of Abalone Gin (Sicily, Italy)
 Nàdar Climate Positive Gin (Scotland)
 Roble Fino Reposado Tequila (Mexico)
 J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey: The Hanson and The Gael (Ireland)
 Reservoir Distillery Whiskies (Richmond, VA)
 Brothers Bourbon Cask Strength 
— Watershed Barrel Strength Bourbon Batch 002 (Columbus, OH)

RTDs (Ready-to-Drink/Canned Drinks):
 Hunni Soju
  Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills (San Luis Obispo, CA)
— Tio Rodrigo Margaritas (San Luis Obispo, CA)
Original Sin Cider (New York