Spirits for Father’s Day

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Captain Morgan 1671 Commemorative Blend

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Made with fine St. Croix rum, CAPTAIN MORGAN® 1671 Commemorative Blend Spiced Rum is instilled with a unique blend of spices that provide a luxurious, full-bodied flavor. Finished through Spanish Oak, the commemorative blend contains palatable elements derived from the type of barrels that were believed to have been on board The Satisfaction.

  • 70 proof
  • Suggested Retail Price $19.99

George Dickel No. 12

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A whisky that uses older whiskies to create deeper, more assertive flavors and an incredibly smooth finish, George Dickel No. 12 is refined with hints of vanilla and a dry crisp finish– a result of our charcoal mellowing process.

  • 90 proof
  • Suggested Retail Price $24.99

Bulleit Rye

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Bulleit Rye is a straight rye whiskey, offering a 95% rye mash whiskey (5% malted barley) which makes it among the highest American rye whiskeys on the market. A smooth entry, bolstered by sweet tones of maple and oak, Bulleit Rye has a long, satiny, woody / resiny, light toffee finish with no burn in the throat.

  • 90 proof
  • Suggested Retail Price $27.99

Barterhouse Whiskey

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Barterhouse Whiskey is one of the first releases from the Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Company. Aged  20 years, Barterhouse Whiskey begins with a soft and elegant nose reminiscent of warm spice, biscuit and buttercream and pays off cunningly with a mellow taste of roasted grains and charred oak. The taste concludes with a pleasurable finish of spice and brown sugar.

  • 90.2 proof
  • Suggested Retail Price $75