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Spirits

The Austin Wine Merchant offers an assortment of fine spirits for the classic or innovative cocktail, as well as essential bar accessories. See our selections just below. And, by all means do check out these creative and delicious cocktails from Austin’s own Fino Restaurant Patio & Bar!

Creole Sangaree
1½ ounces Amontillado Sherry
1½ ounces Cocchi Vermouth di Torino
½ ounce Clement Creole Shrub
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
2 dashes Angostura Orange Bitters

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir for 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange swath.

Recipe by Fino
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2 ounces Rum Flor de Caña Extra Dry 4 Years
¾ ounce Fresh Lime Juice
½ ounce John D. Taylor's Velvet Falernum
¼ ounce Grenadine
1 dash St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram

Combine all ingredients in a boston shaker. Shake for 15 seconds and double strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry and lemon swath.

Recipe by Fino
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Laphroaig Single Islay Malt Scotch Whisky Aged 18 Years
This 18 year old expression of Laphroaig is made in limited quantities each year and savoured by a fortunate few. A soft, sweet and spicy Islay peat smoke greets you when you first open the bottle. The immediate taste is an oak sweetness, from 18 years in the barrel. A faint hint of the sea can be detected, testimony to its time maturing on the remote island of Islay. Bottled at 48% alcohol by volume and non-chill filtered for a depth of taste and texture. - http://www.laphroaig.com/
$80.00 the 750ml bottle

Calvados Fine Réserve Domaine Dupont Calvados Fine Réserve Domaine Dupont
Located in the very heart of the Pays d’Auge in Normandy, the Domaine Familial Louis Dupont is today run by Etienne Dupont and his son, Jérôme, 3rd and 4th generations, respectively. Since taking over in 1980, Etienne has improved the old orchards and accomplished additional new plantings to reach a total of 30 hectares, which is to say about 67 acres or 9,000 apple trees. Following the traditional methods of producing Calvados, the apples are hand-picked and rest in open wooden boxes called pallox to reach their highest aromatic peak. The juice is slowly extracted under low pressure and kept on its lees for 2 months to prevent any alteration of the cider’s flavor. The apple cider then undergoes a double distillation through a sophisticated Chalvignac copper still. The spirit is aged in 400-liter casks, made from Loire Valley oak, slightly toasted to allow natural vanillin-like aromas to enhance further the finished brandy (the Fine Reserve is aged a minimum of 3 years in these casks). Limpid golden in color with fine, complex and penetrating aromas of apple, apple crisp, pear, vanilla and caramel; round and fresh in the mouth, warming and contemplative; a superb brandy with which to while away the end of a fine evening.
$35.00 the 750ml bottle

Belle de Brillet Extra Liqueur Poire Williams au Cognac Belle de Brillet Extra Liqueur Poire Williams au Cognac
This is one of France's great classic liqueurs, an original blend of Brillet Cognac and the essence of Poire Williams. Perfectly matured Bartlett pears are carefully selected, then picked at their peak of ripeness, macerated then blended with fine Brillet Cognac. A most flavorful, contemplative and, to be sure, irresistible liqueur  —  absolutely delicious!
$45.00 the 750ml bottle

The Famous Grouse Finest Scotch Whisky The Famous Grouse Finest Scotch Whisky
Named after the Red Grouse, Scotland's national game bird, The Famous Grouse Scotch Whisky is testimony to the unsurpassed blending skills of Matthew Gloag & Son, Ltd., a family business founded in 1800. Among the finest malt whiskies, such as The Macallan and Highland Park are married with exceptional grain whiskies for an unusually long period in fully seasoned oak casks, thus creating a blend of the smoothest possible character. Raised in the Highlands, The Famous Grouse is proud to be Scotland's favorite whisky. We recommend it most highly!
$22.50 the 750ml bottle


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