• Media Coverage

    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.”


    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.”


    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!


    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.”


    Best Craft Distillers in America | February 2014

    St. George Spirits was voted #1 craft distillery in the nation by a panel of 15 esteemed spirits judges (selected by Thrillist for being “smart people who drink a ton”). When the votes were counted, our history as “one of the old-school distillers on the list” and “one of the pioneers of the craft spirits industry”—coupled with our “range of excellent spirits”—landed us the top spot.

    As the craft spirits segment grows to include many excellent distilleries across the country, we’re honored to have both our heritage and current family of spirits recognized by so many industry professionals.


    Three New Bar Trends For The New Year | February 2014

    7×7 says goodbye to sober January and hello to cocktails on tap, low-octane cocktails, and Boilermakers—including one from The Bon Vivants that features St. George Pear Brandy.