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    SERIOUS EATS

    10 Absinthes You Should Be Drinking | June 2014

    Our Absinthe Verte was included on Serious Eats’ short list of traditional and new wave absinthes! (Two guesses which camp ours falls into?)

    Serious Eats

    Bartender Picks: The Best Craft Distillers | May 2014

    Notable bartenders from across the US call out their favorite boutique distilleries and which specific bottles won them over. Don’t miss the lively Comments section, which is as compelling a read as the article itself.

    Robb Vices

    Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder | May 2014

    The Robb Report’s Vices column gives St. George Absinthe Verte a nod in its rundown of quality brands to seek out.

    The Spirits Business

    Top 10 Most Pioneering US Craft Distilleries | April 2014

    A who’s-who of American craft distilleries, with kudos for St. George Spirits as “a pioneer in the craft distilling movement since its inception in 1982.”

    SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS

    St. George Spirits’ New Coffee Liqueur | April 2014

    Great review of our NOLA Coffee Liqueur from the Merc: “Divine—deeply, darkly coffee-infused with no cloying overtones.”

    TASTING TABLE

    The Root of the Matter | April 2014

    Tasting Table recommends pairing our new NOLA Coffee Liqueur with Blue Bottle Coffee’s New Orleans Iced Coffee. We’ll drink to that!

    GQ

    The Declaration of Gin-dependence | April 2014

    American gin fans, check out GQ Magazine’s revolutionary talk on the new world of gin, including patriotic support for St. George Spirits (“the godfather of West Coast craft distilling”) and our Dry Rye Gin.

    (UK friends, keep calm and carry on…)

    Los Angeles Times

    St. George Spirits’ new NOLA coffee liqueur pays tribute to New Orleans | March 2014

    Though the LA Times was reluctant to try our new NOLA Coffee Liqueur, its “fresh and sophisticated” flavor won them over and resulted in this rave review: “It carries the taste of very good dark-roast coffee to an absurd length. By that I mean the taste of coffee lingers on the palate, along with notes of hazelnut and the earthy bitterness of chicory.”

    Serious Drinks

    If You Like Chicory Iced Coffee, Try St. George NOLA Coffee Liqueur | March 2014

    Serious Drinks writer Maggie Hoffman of Serious Drinks praises our new NOLA Coffee Liqueur’s “full coffee flavor, with layers of roastiness, but the bitterness is rounded off with a sweet finish.”

    Spirit Journal

    March 2014

    High honors for our new liqueurs and brandies from industry legend Paul Pacult in the March 2014 issue of Spirit Journal:

    St. George Raspberry Liqueur
    *****/Highest Recommendation
    “Genuine and luscious beyond words.”

    St. George Spiced Pear Liqueur
    ****/Highly Recommended
    “Flawless purity.”

    St. George Pear Brandy
    *****/Highest Recommendation
    “A definitive domestic, world-class eau-de-vie.”

    St. George Raspberry Brandy
    *****/Highest Recommendation
    “Another distilling classic from the laudable wizards at St. George, to whom all lovers of quality spirits are indebted.”