Bottle #54: Cointreau

Bottle #54: Cointreau

Bottle #54: Cointreau Bottle #54: Cointreau is one of the oldest looking bottles I’ve come across so far. Also one of the tiniest. While there’s no volume measure on it, it’s probably only around 30 mL rather than the standard 50 mL size for minis. It’s also got a...
Tasting Video #16

Tasting Video #16

Tasting Video #16 | brandy cognac liqueur tasting I had an amazing time sitting down with Eric from onesixfive on YouTube to taste two tiny bottles. First up, Opal Nera Black Sambuca, which was not at all what either of us were expecting. And then Martell Cognac, the...
Bottle #53: Seagram’s Cara Mia

Bottle #53: Seagram’s Cara Mia

Bottle #53: Seagram’s Cara Mia Bottle #53 is Seagram’s Cara Mia. I’d never heard of it before, but it’s a chocolate almond cream liqueur. Like the Seagram’s Amandine from Bottle #32, it’s in a totally generic “Seagram’s” bottle, with no flair. It’s like they...
Bottle #52: DeKuyper Apple Barrel Schnapps

Bottle #52: DeKuyper Apple Barrel Schnapps

Bottle #52: DeKuyper Apple Barrel Schnapps Bottle #52 – DeKuyper Original Apple Barrel Schnapps – is not a duplicate bottle like Bottle #51 was. But it might as well be, because there’s not much more to say about it than I had to say about Bottle #29 – DeKuyper...
Tasting Video #15

Tasting Video #15

Tasting Video #15 | liqueur tasting It’s not blueberry, it’s BLUESberry. And it’s about the last thing you’d expect Sother Teague (notorious lover of bitter things and beverage director of Amor y Amargo) to cheerfully taste with me. But...
Bottle #51: B&B

Bottle #51: B&B

Bottle #51: B&B One of the reasons I cared about what happened to Grandma’s collection is because I helped create it. As I remember it, picking new minis for Grandma was part of every family vacation, and the kids were invited to help. And one of the rules was...
Bottle #50: Smirnoff Vodka

Bottle #50: Smirnoff Vodka

Bottle #50: Smirnoff Vodka Bottle #50 is a familiar looking bottle of Smirnoff Vodka. The details have changed over the decades, but its red and white label is still instantly recognizable. This specific little bottle of Smirnoff is from the United Kingdom, produced...
Reveal Video #11

Reveal Video #11

Reveal Video #11 | reveal There was a pretty good ratio of good bottles in this round of unboxing! One that I’ve been crossing my fingers for since the beginning of the project, a couple of very interesting picks, and only one stinker. Find out which were the...