Tasting: Whitley Neill – Connoisseur’s Cut

Whitley NeillConnoisseur’s CutHalewood Artisanal Spirits ABV: 47.0%Country: EnglandStyle: London DryPrice per bottle: GB£30.00Availability: Travel Retail Bethany Whymark – 8.4 Nose: Prominent spicy aroma with black pepper, nutmeg, cubeb and coriander. Sweet ginger, like stem ginger biscuits, with orange citrus and oily juniper notes.Palate: Still spicy with some sweet baking spice

Tasting: Tarquin’s – Figgy Pudding Gin

Tarquin’sFiggy Pudding GinSouthwestern Distillery ABV: 42.0%Country: EnglandStyle: FlavouredPrice per bottle: GB£36.00Availability: Travel Retail Bethany Whymark – 8.5 Nose: Buttery toffees and crème caramel. Steamed syrup sponge pudding, lemon zest, and a little sweet milky coffee. Freshly planed oak. Stewed plums and plump raisins.Palate: Sherry-soaked raisins, and a hint of black

Tasting: Johnnie Walker – Gold Label Reserve

Johnnie WalkerGold Label ReserveDiageo ABV: 40.0%Country: ScotlandStyle: BlendedPrice per bottle: GB£33.00Availability: Travel Retail Phoebe Calver – 8.4 Nose: A hint of eggnog spice, grated nutmeg and stroopwafel. There’s runny honey drizzled on rye bread and heathery wildflowers. Palate: Thick caramel sauce, like banoffee pie, with more of the heathery herbal notes,

Tasting: Whitley Neill – Rhubarb & Ginger

Whitley NeillRhubarb & GingerHalewood Artisanal Spirits ABV: 43.0%Country: EnglandStyle: FlavouredPrice per bottle: GB£26.00Availability: Travel Retail Bethany Whymark – 7.8 Nose: Pineapple foam sweets and nectarines with yoghurt. A peachy sweetness like Refreshers. A hint of crème anglaise. Some darker hints of blackberry.Palate: Blackcurrant jam tarts, with the pastry slightly caught

Tasting: Mount Gay – Black Barrel

Mount GayBlack BarrelRémy Cointreau ABV: 43.0%Country: BarbadosStyle: BlendedPrice per bottle: GB£55.00Availability: Travel Retail Peter Holland – 9.3 Nose: Nutty and herbaceous. Dried coconut, along with raisins, dates, and a nice hint of ginger biscuits.Palate: Lovely texture. It’s rich, and packed full of dried stone fruits and molasses. More ginger biscuits