Whilst we love our whisky, we also have a passion for spirits of all shapes and sizes from around the world. As such, we have a wide variety of everything, from Rum, Vodka and Gin, Tequila, brandies including Armagnac, Cognac and Calvados, and many other spirits from across the globe. We have absinthes, grappa, mezcal, sotol, pisco, shochu and eaux de vie and schnapps, all here for your perusal.
A sure-fire hit from Professor Cornelius Ampleforth, Rumbullion! is a cockle-warming spiced concoction, based on the kind of rich, full-bodied rums the seafaring fraternity would have enjoyed centuries ago.At the core of this fabulous winter warmer lies a blend of the very finest high proof Caribbean rum, to which was added creamy Madagascan vanilla and a generous helping of zesty orange peel. A secret recipe was followed, and the Professor finished his hearty tipple with a handful of cinnamon and cloves and just a hint of cardamom. Rumbullion! proudly flaunts its maritime inspiration with a label that bears a hand-drawn illustration of a Navy grog tub, emblazoned with the words: “The Queen, God Bless Her”, and just like all of the fine spirits in Professor Cornelius Ampleforth’s arsenal, each bottle is wrapped in crinkled brown paper, wound with twine and sealed with black wax.In the Professor’s own words: “’tis a most heart-warming tipple that will surely see off the Winter blues. Whilst this is rum, it’s certainly not a rum thing by any means and I recommend you enjoy it neat, or with ice and squeeze of fresh lime.”
From The Lakes Distillery in Cumbria comes The Lakes Vodka, which is made with water from the River Derwent (the very same River Derwent which was mentioned in William Wordworth's book, The Prelude!) and triple distilled for the desired clarity and flavour profile. Clean and crisp, like the morning air in the Lake District.
This sleek, stylish gift pack contains a bottle of The Lakes Vodka, made by The Lakes Distillery in Cumbria, as well as two glasses to enjoy the crisp spirit from.
A limited edition gift pack from The Lakes Distillery in Cumbria, containing a bottle of The Lakes Vodka as well as a certificate of authenticity, all in a snazzy little box. The perfect gift for people that are enthusiastic about great British spirits.
This is a 3 year old rum from the Real McCoy range, which has been aged in American oak bourbon barrels before enjoying a filtration process to remove the colour imparted by the maturation, but not the flavour. As such, this rum lends itself well to use in flavoursome cocktails and mixed drinks. The range is named after the nickname used for spirits sold by Bill McCoy, legendary Prohibition-era smuggler.
5 year old rum from the Real McCoy range (which is named after what people supposedly used to call the spirits sold by Bill McCoy, legendary Prohibition-era smuggler). The rum spends its maturation in American oak bourbon barrels, which have helped to impart a wealth of wonderful vanilla, cinnamon and dried fruit notes.
The 12 year old Real McCoy rum, matured in heavily charred bourbon barrels. Rich and oak-y, with bundles of Christmas cake, Demerara sugar and pipe tobacco notes. The 'Real McCoy' name is based on the nickname believed to have been given to the spirits sold by Bill McCoy, legendary Prohibition-era smuggler.
From the Dzama range comes this 1998 vintage Madagascan Rhum Agricole, aged in French Limousin casks and presented at 45% ABV.
Very well aged Madagascan rum from the Dzama range made by Vidzar, the Dzama XV spends 15 years patiently maturing in oak casks before it's bottled. Great notes of vanilla, dark fruits and rich oak throughout. A rum of such age and well-developed flavour deserves a handsome bottle and presentation box.
Would you look at this - independently bottled rum from WM Cadenhead, one of Scotland's oldest indie bottlers! This is a 16 year old rum from the Bellevue distillery in Guadeloupe, which was bottled in October 2014 at a hearty 57.1% ABV.