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Aperol Liqueur

September 2014

Tariquet VS Armagnac

Armagnac is cognac’s charming rustic cousin, also made from grapes and aged in barrels, but far more wild and unpredictable rather than soft and rounded.

Montelobos Mezcal

Some mezcal is the artisanal product of generations of craftsmanship, yet it can be polarizing with its smoky, sometimes rubbery, flavor. Other mezcal is just cheap hooch with bugs floating in it.

Leblon Cachaca

Cachaca (ka-SHAH-suh) is Brazil’s national spirit, distilled from fermented sugar cane juice, and hopefully you capitalized on World Cup fever this summer by pouring the national cocktail, the Caip

Abita Purple Haze

A taste of this raspberry-enhanced brew starts with a dollop of sweet wheat malt, followed by a balanced berry flavor—not too tart or overpoweringly sweet—and a smattering of citrusy hops.