Top 50 innovative spirits launches of 2019: 30-21

20th January, 2020 by Nicola Carruthers

Intriguing maturation techniques dominate the third instalment of our most innovative spirits list, with everything from a Scotch barrel-finished Tequila and a Champagne cask-aged gin to a trio of experimental brandies making the final cut.

We reveal the third instalment of our top 50 innovative spirits launches of 2019

Producers continued to push the boundaries of maturation in 2019 and brought out a swathe of new launches, including a brandy finished in orange curaçao barrels and a rye whisky finished in umeshu barrels.

Meanwhile, Glen Moray Scotch whisky aimed to promote the use of single malts in cocktails with its own bitters, and gin brand Hendrick’s unveiled a “modern” interpretation of absinthe.

Click through the following pages to see the third part of our top 50 innovative spirits launches of 2019, counting down from 30 to 21.

To view 50 to 41, click here.

To view 40 to 31, click here.

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