Top 10 spirits launches in December 2016

4th January, 2017 by Annie Hayes - This article is over multiple pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Last month BrewDog crafted a single grain Scotch “hell-bent on being a Bourbon”, British Airways debuted its very own gin, and Sazerac unveiled three Tequilas aged in American whiskey barrels.

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We reveal the top 10 spirits launches in December 2016

Yes, you read that right – the so-called “bastard love child” of Scotch and Bourbon is said to be inspired by American author Hunter S. Thompson.

Meanwhile, Gordon & MacPhail launched a collection of six “rare” Speyside single malts for £10,500, and Johnnie Walker commemorated its iconic ‘Striding Man’ logo with a limited edition design.

The gin category welcomed the “first“ Scottish gin distilled with hand-picked tea – and former Rangers footballer Thomas Buffel launched his very own brand.

Click through the following pages to discover which brands made the cut.

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