So what do we mean, "barrel finished" spirits? After all, don't most spirits spend at least some time in a barrel? What we specifically mean by the term is that the spirit has spent at least some time in a barrel that had previously held an unrelated spirit or wine. In this article we introduce just a few of our favorites sorted by "barrel finish" type. Explore, mix, enjoy!
Terroir is a term that is thrown around a lot these days in the spirits world. Any number of luxury spirit brands claim to exhibit Terroir, which in most cases they seem to define as a sense of place. When the definition is that vague, who can argue with them? Our very own Patrick Smith is on the case!Read now