Going to a party? Looking for spirits to have over Christmas? Take a look at our favourite spirits for Christmas below which we were kindly sent to review:
Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry – £10.00
Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry. This drink is deep in colour and just tastes like Christmas, full of flavours such as orange, dried fruit and almonds, Harveys makes us feel all warm and relaxed. To get the most out of Harveys put it in the fridge to chill and serve it over some ice – perfect!
You can buy Harveys Bristol Cream at Tesco
New Amsterdam Vodka – £15.00
Want to make a cocktail or just looking for a new vodka to try? How about New Amsterdam Vodka which is five times distilled and then filtered three times. This smooth vodka is 37.5% volume and has been made from the finest quality grains. To taste this has a real kick to it but does leave a smooth aftertaste and it was perfect to add to a cocktail.
You can buy New Amsterdam Vodka at Morrisons
Fonseca Guimaraens Vintage Port – From £25
Fonseca Guimaraens Vintage Port is beautifully balanced and well structured. To look at the bottle looks very classy and elegant and would look perfect on any Christmas table. To taste this port has notes of raspberry, cherry and well-rounded tannins and to put this is a rich red colour – exactly what you would expect from a vintage port like this. Have this drink with cheese and biscuits or with dark chocolate or if you would like to have this with your main meal on Christmas Day have Fonesca’s Vintage Port with pork.
Find out more about Fonseca Guimaraens Vintage Port
J20 Midnight Range – From £2.00 Each
Looking for something non-alcoholic to have this Christmas? Try J2O Midnight Forest which is a blend of real orange and cherry juices which also has hints of chocolate to give a luxurious taste. J2O Midnight Amber is made with orange and lemon fruit juices and has been blended with winter spice – perfect for the Christmas season!
You can buy J20’s Christmas range at Morrisons
Brockmans Gin – £28.00
Brockman’s Super-Premium Gin which is made in England. This gin comes in a beautiful black bottle which also has been stamped with the Brockmans seal – giving this an extra special finish. To taste, this is a smooth and refreshing Gin packed full of flavours such as blueberries, bitter-sweet Valencian orange peel, Juniper and Coriander. This gin can even be used to make some super festive cocktails, and as this is such a luxurious drink and beautifully bottled it can even be given as a gift.
You can find out more about Brockman’s Gin here
Taylors Late Bottled Vintage Port is one of the most popular premium Port styles in both England and Canada. This port if full bodied and has been left to mature in wood for between four and six years, during which the Late Bottled Vintage settles and matures. It is ready to drink when it has been bottled and does not need to be decanted.
You can buy Taylors Late Bottled Vintage Port at Tesco
Aldi Tamova Vodka – £10.49
Tamova Vodka from Aldi has been tripled distilled and tastes great as a spirit with coke, fresh orange juice, lemonade, cranberry juice and many more. This vodka is smooth to drink and can be incorporated with a lot of mixers.
You can buy this Tamova Vodka at Aldi.
Morrisons Scotch Whisky – £12.00
Morrisons Scotch Whisky is a blend of malt and grain whisky with a fruity, honey flavour. Have over ice or add in with some water or even some coca-cola and a slice of lime for a bit of a crisp bite.
You can buy this whisky at Morrisons
Tesco White Rum 7ocl – £11.00
Tesco’s White Rum is 37.% volume and is the perfect drink if your looking for an alternative to vodka or just for something new to try. This drink costs around £11, so isn’t too expensive if you want to use it as the base of a cocktail.
You an buy this White Rum at Tesco
Tesco Finest 12 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Whisky – £25.00
Tesco Finest 12 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Whisky is around £25 and has alcohol volume of 40% so it packs a real punch in taste. As this is a Speyside Whisky you can expect all of the usual flavours such as honey, sherry and notes of almond and is fruity to taste.
You can buy this single malt whisky at Tesco
Beinn Dubh Single Malt Whisky – £48.00
Beinn Dubh is a single malt whisky with hints of rich chocolate, fruit and currants and reminds us of a Christmas cake. Distilled in the Caimgorms National Park, this whisky has been created to celebrate the local area and the magic of the mountain with water from Ben Macdui used in the distillation process.
You can fine out more about Beinn Dubh here
Licor 43 – RRP £18.00
Licor 43 is an award winner liqueur which is light gold in colour and is full of flavour. It is made from citrus and fruit juices and flavoured with vanilla. It has over 43 different ingredients in it which is how it got its name. Enjoy this drink on it’s own or use as part of a cocktail mix.
You can find out more about Licor 43 here
These are just a few of the different spirits that we enjoy over the festive season.
What spirits do you enjoy to drink over Christmas? Comment below and let us know.