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2015 Liqueur Review
Sweet Treats for the Holidays

By Jerald O’Kennard

It’s a fact, as the temperature drops the liqueur bottles pop. Sales of sugary spirits always rise in the last three months of the year as holiday festivities and colder temperatures elicit warming sips of sweetness. Liqueurs are also some of the more difficult categories that we taste here at Tastings.com, as the sugary buildup of sweetness and viscosity on the palate can lead a different flavor of palate fatigue that is often more challenging than the burn of high-proof spirits.   more >>

Just What the Doctor Ordered.


Searching for an antidote? Follow the old British sailor method. By mixing their malaria medicine with Gin and Tonic, the Royal Navy created a special cocktail hour. Our International Spirits Review for Gins had us handpicking our favorites for "porch swing perfect" elixirs to enjoy this spring.   more >>

A Grab Bag of Holiday Spirits
A Year of Spirits Reviews in Review

By Jerald O’Kennard

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