DISTILLER Bottle Column: May 2023

Published June 1, 2023, 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:
— Rhum J.M Terroir Volcanique Rum (Martinique)
— Los Magos Barrel-Aged Sotol, WhistlePig Edition #1 (Mexico)
— Bertha’s Revenge Small Batch Irish Gin (Ireland)
— The Yuzu Co. Cold-Pressed Yuzu Juice (Japan/Los Angeles, CA)
— Mortlach Midnight Malt 30 Year Scotch Whisky (Scotland)
— Chrome Horse Society Tequila (Mexico)
—  Cenote Ahumado Tequila (Mexico)
Miixt Vodka Kombucha Refresher (Solana Beach/San Diego, CA)
— Merlet XO Cognac (Cognac, France)
— Santa Fe Spirits Colkegan Unsmoked Single Malt Whiskey (New Mexico)
— Blackened Cask Strength Whiskey (Columbus, OH)
Lux Row Distillers Blood Oath Pact 9 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Bardstown, KY)

Photo Courtesy of Rhum J.M. Terroir
Photo Courtesy of Los Magos Sotol