TOTC’s best new spirits and cocktail ingredients

6th May, 2020 by Nicola Carruthers

A higher-ABV shōchū, a single-origin coffee liqueur and an English vermouth – here are the top 10 best new spirits and cocktail products as longlisted by Tales of the Cocktail’s Spirited Awards 2020.

Tales of the Cocktail’s 2020 Spirited Awards names its best new spirit and cocktail products

Earlier this week, Tales of the Cocktail (TOTC) revealed its top 10 Spirited Awards nominees, including the products in the Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient category.

From a spirit made with smoky chillies from Mexico to a Japanese shōchū designed for cocktails, there were a number of new spirits that attracted the attention of TOTC’s judges.

An English vermouth made by a bartending duo and an environmentally friendly calvados from the founder of Healthy Hospo also feature on the list.

The Spirited Awards shortlist (top four) will be released on 1 June. In the meantime, we profile each product that grabbed a worthy spot in the Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient category.

Click through the following pages to see the products in alphabetical order.

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