DISTILLER Bottle Column: July 2022

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

Reviewed this issue:
— Batch 22 Classic Gold New American Aquavit (Fullerton, CA)
— Catedral Mezcal Espadin (Oaxaca, Mexico)
— Mezcal Campante (Oaxaca, Mexico)
 Forthave Genepi (Brooklyn, NY)
 Ron Serrano Destilado De Caña Oaxacan Mountain Rum (Oaxaca, Mexico)
— Normandin-Mercier Petite Champagne VSOP (Cognac, France)
 Burwood Distillery “Garden Party Small Batch Gin Series Cool”: Cucumber Gin (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
— Teremana Tequila (Jalisco, Mexico)
 Old Potrero Straight Rye Whiskey, 6 Years (San Francisco, CA)
RTDs (Ready-to-Drink/Canned):
—  Seven Stills Canned Cocktails (San Francisco, CA)
— Straightaway Ready-to-Drink Cocktails (Portland, OR)