Bottle #55: Suntory Royal

Bottle #55: Suntory Royal

Bottle #55: Suntory Royal Bottle #55 is Suntory Royal, a Japanese whisky. It was a surprise for me to find in Grandma’s collection, because until the early 2000s, Japanese whisky was little known outside Japan. This bottle is from 1983 to 1985, which I know thanks to...
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...
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 #49: Ouzo by Metaxa

Bottle #49: Ouzo by Metaxa

Bottle #49: Ouzo by Metaxa Bottle #49 is Ouzo by Metaxa, and this tiny bottle has definitely seen better days. The label is super dirty and falling off. Along the way someone taped it back on, but crookedly. Poor little bottle! Read the rest of the story I wrote all...