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THE 86 COMPANY SPIRITS

The rise of cocktail culture has introduced a new breed of tastemaker- the craft mixologist. Part chef and part bartender, his reputation straddles brilliance & BS, depending on what ends up in your glass. Knowing this truth, and recognizing a void in their wells, a group of bartenders created The 86 …

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LEFT HAND BREWING CO. MILK STOUT NITRO

The moment Left Hand Brewing Company discovered how to bottle nitrogen, a chain of enthusiastic fist pumps could be seen from Colorado to the coasts. Once limited to specialty craft beer bars with a special dedicated tap, Left Hand Brewing Co. Milk Stout Nitro successfully brought the cascading, pillowy pour to …

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CHATEAU MARGAUX 2009 BALTHAZAR

If you find yourself passing through Dubai and are looking for a lux way to spend $195,000, a Balthazar of 2009 Château Margaux could be a perfect memento. The first-ever Balthazar (equivalent to 16 bottles) of Château Margaux claims to be the world’s most expensive single bottle of wine to be sold in …

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TALISKER STORM

Situated on the isolated, windswept Isle of Skye, the Talisker name has always carried an air of mystery and moody intrigue. With the release of Talisker Storm, the distillery seeks to bottle up the rugged, dramatic terrain of the foreboding island from where it hails. Immediately intense and smoky, this …

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CALIFORNIA SQUARE

Wine has a fascinating way of both transcending boundaries and adhering to tradition. Case in point, California Square has launched a line of unconventional square bottles filled with classic CA wine. The brand challenges the consumer to shake up the common preconceptions of what wine should look like, in a …

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EVIAN ELIE SAAB LIMITED EDITION BOTTLE

Evian, always the sophisticated lifestyle accessory, goes glam for this Limited Edition Elie SAAB glass bottle, the latest in a series of partnerships with international fashion brands. The curvaceous bottle is covered in a signature Elie SAAB lace pattern, an homage to the feminine and elegant designs featured so prominently in …

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KIVELSTADT CELLARS

When asked to describe his portfolio of wines, Jordan Kivelstadt, the gregarious and talented winemaker behind Kivelstadt Cellars, spiritedly describes them as “as eclectic as the people who make them.” While this sentiment is certainly reflected in the unique varietals and fresh take on the wine industry, his humble description …

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KNOB CREEK SMOKED MAPLE BOURBON

Self-professed Bourbon enthusiasts might scoff at the idea of a flavored newcomer entering the line-up of a tried & true premium brand; however, a judgmental attitude about the Knob Creek Smoked Maple Bourbon  will leave you missing out. Born out of Booker Noe’s nostalgia for the smokehouse and the sugar …

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ABSOLUT CHICAGO

If your city was a flavor a vodka, what would it be? According to the limited-edition Absolut Chicago, the Swedes think Chicago should be green olives and rosemary- or in their words “a unique blend of the past with the cutting edge of right now…” While we wholeheartedly agree these …

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DEFIANT SINGLE MALT WHISKY

Even without the boldly stated identity on its label, your first impression of the new Defiant American Single Malt Whisky ($45) might be one of blatant defiance. That’s right, American Whisky; and that wasn’t a whiskey fueled typo either. Blue Ridge Distilling Co., founded by marine salvage divers (true story), is a maverick little …

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