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Why Brisk and bitter, this so-northern-Italian-it’s-basically-Swiss amaro is infused with a bouquet of mountain herbs from the Valtellina region, including gentian, juniper, peppermint and wormwood. It’s like taking your tummy on a soothing after-dinner amble through snow-coated conifers.
Price 750 ml/$28.95
Availability Vintages 364059
Why Burrough’s Reserve is a must-taste for any juniper geek. Distilled in small batches in a vintage copper-pot still, the spirit is then rested in Jean de Lillet French oak barrels. The result is a creamy, complex premium gin designed to be savoured neat.
Price 700 ml/$89.95
Availability LCBO 397679 extremely limited quantities
Why The latest release from the legendary Barbados rum house, Mount Gay Black Barrel is a blend of rums double-distilled in pot-and-column stills and finished in heavily charred bourbon barrels. The result is a versatile mixing rum great in stirred drinks like Old Fashioneds or Rumhattans.
Price 750 ml/$39.90
Availability LCBO 395715