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Satisfy your holiday guests’ thirst with these spirits and wines

Posted: 7:20 AM, Dec 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-06 07:30:27-05

Keep your guests and loved ones talking this year with these unique spirits and wines. Hearty and spirited discussion, in the round, is the Rx of this 2016 Holiday Season. Check out these selections from spirits enthusiast John Henry.

1. Caldera Hurricane 5 Whiskey from Canada
80 proof
Farm grown and distilled from grain on site at
Caldera Distillery in River John, Nova Scotia, Canada by Jarret Stuart.
A fine all around sipper and cocktail mixing whisky. A craft Canadian “Maker’s Mark”.
Birch wood label is a tribute to shipbuilding in
River John and the famous Caldera Clipper.
A new traceable grain Canadian twist on rye
http://www.caldera.ca
$39.99

2. Egan’s Irish Single Malt Whiskey
94 proof
Available at Brandy Library and
Bowery and Vine WL, Miron’s In Kingston
and other fine retailers.
A rare creamy, silky Irish single malt from the distinguished Six Generation Egan family tree.
For your whisky lover
http://www.eganswhiskey.com/
$46. 99

3. Gold Bar Whiskey
80 proof
American Whiskey aged at Treasure Island Distillery in San Francisco, California.
A very mellow sipping or mixing whisky with hints of honey, fruit and spice.
The coin on the bottle, created by noted illustrator Steven Noble, tells the story of
America’s liquid treasure. It’s whiskey.
And oh, what a package.
Available at http://www.forwhiskeylovers.com ,
Western Beverage and NB Liquor stores at select Costco locations in NJ and NY
and at your favorite retailer
http://www.goldbarwhiskey.com
$49.99

4. Dieselscato and Tutidi Brachetto
These are crowd pleasing holiday wines.
Dieselscato is 17% alcohol.
A moscato that will rev up your holiday party.
This brand is taking the local market by storm.
The Brachetto is a sparkling red from Piedmont Italy in a snappy resealable Liter bottle.
Drier than a moscato this is a crowd pleaser for around any holiday table or gathering, or to buy for your holiday gift bottle needs.
Makes a great sangria base too with a little potato vodka and fresh fruit added.
Available at Canarsie Liquors, Paradise WL in Spring Valley and stacked up at a store near you
http://www.lnjbrands.com
$11.99