Spirited Reviews January 2017

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The following are our pick of the five best products we've rated five-out-of-five from those we reviewed during January 2017.

Please click on product names for full tasting notes and further information.

Luxardo Apricot Albicocca Liqueur
Comment: A very high quality apricot brandy with a premium 30% alc./vol. strength. Brilliantly suited to use in cocktails.
Difford's Guide rating: 5+/5

Fuller's Vintage Ale 2016
Comment: Rich, huge and fruity but beautifully balanced. Great drinking as a new beer but also a beer that should be cellared and appreciated in years to come.
Difford's Guide rating: 5+/5

Zucca Rabarbaro Marca Depositata Specialita Dal 1845
Comment: Drier and spicer than the Zucca Rabarbaro of the 1990s to 2015, with a distinct smokiness, white chocolate, liquorice, cinnamon and white pepper spice.
Difford's Guide rating: 5/5

Dolin Chambéryzette Aperitif A La Fraise
Comment: Reminiscent of herbal dry vermouth infused with rich strawberry jelly. Yumm.
Difford's Guide rating: 5/5

Lagavulin 1991 Single Cask 200th Anniversary Bottling Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Comment: Brilliantly expressive, bold and yet with subtle nuances of flavour such as orange and chocolate. A not to be missed opportunity to acquire a very collectable bottle at a very attractive price while also giving to some very deserving Islay charities.
Difford's Guide rating: 5+/5

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