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Amaro Averna

Amaro Averna
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In the 1800s, Benedictine monks created a pleasantly bitter elixir of herbs thought to possess therapeutic properties. It became known as Averna when Salvatore Averna acquired the recipe and won approval from King Umberto I, the liqueur’s first superfan. Two centuries later, the timeless Italian ritual of drinking Amaro Averna remains.

Three Spirit Elixirs

Three Spirit Elixirs
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Feeling good without feeling tipsy is the aim of alcohol-free Three Spirit. Nightcap, Livener, and Social Elixir botanical drinks are designed to reduce stress, improve mood, and make imbibers feel more social. Ingredients like cacao, turmeric, ginger, black pepper, and green tea come from plants used in remedies for centuries.

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Mezcal Amaras Cupreata

Mezcal Amaras Cupreata
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Best of Show. Best of Class. Double Gold… Mezcal Amaras Cupreata keeps collecting top international medals. Proving that there’s a biodiversity of agaves yielding a wide range of flavors, Cupreata strikes gold by focusing on the distinct herbaceous notes from wild agaves harvested from the high-altitude slopes of Guerrero, Mexico.

American Liquor Company Vodka

American Liquor Company Vodka
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Bottled in Michigan, American Liquor Co. Vodka is blended like whisky. Every budget bottle mixes vodkas made from four classic ingredients – wheat, rye, potato, and corn – from American distilleries: Middle West Spirits, Stumpy Spirits, Yahara Bay, Grand Traverse Distillery, Valentine Distilling, and Proof Artisan Distillers.

Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon

Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon

Four Roses’ Kentucky distillery combines two mash-bills with five proprietary yeast strains to create 10 distinct bourbon recipes. Once they’ve matured, they blend four of these for gold-medal-winning Four Roses Small Batch, a mellow 90-proof spirit to serve straight-up, on the rocks, or in a flavorful cocktail like The Sweet & Spicy.

Barr Hill Gin

Barr Hill Gin

Barr Hill Gin is getting buzz for going beehive-to-bottle with its honey-enhanced spirit. The premium American gin uses 150,000 lb. of raw honey each year, sourced in close proximity to the solar-powered Vermont distillery. They’re planting 500,000 sq. ft. of bee habitat, yielding enough honey for 50,000 Bee’s Knees cocktails.

Blood + Sweat + Tears Vodka

Blood + Sweat + Tears Vodka
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The black bottle hints that this small-batch vodka from a “small ass facility” in Oregon is pretty badass. Confirming that are Blood x Sweat x Tears Vodka’s rescue pittie, Mr. Pickles, and heavily tatted owner/distiller, Ben Green, a self-taught renegade who sources Pacific Northwest wheat for BST’s slow-distilled, freeze-filtered vodka.

Warheads Ales + Hard Seltzers

Warheads Ales + Hard Seltzers

Go back to the 1990s and pucker up for Artisanal Brew Works‘ Warheads-inspired adult beverages. They come in extreme sour flavors like black cherry, watermelon, blue raspberry, and lemon. They’re available at Artisanal’s Saratoga Springs, NY taproom and from select retailers in NY, MA, NJ, southern CA, and eastern PA.

Fellini Forward (Trailer)

Fellini Forward (Trailer)

Italian icons Campari and filmmaker Federico Fellini collaborated on an ad in 1984. Thanks to artificial intelligence, the late director has contributed to another pioneering short film, Campari Red Diaries 2021: Fellini Forward. AI tools created dream-like images drawing from Fellini’s work and input from his family and crew.

Patron Mexican Heritage Collaborations

Patron Mexican Heritage Collaborations

For National Tequila Day, Patron released its limited-edition 2021 Patron Mexican Heritage Tin featuring colorful art by Mexican street muralist, Senkoe. It inspired the Patron x John Geiger streetwear collection: collectible socks and a long sleeve shirt depicting a jimador farmer harvesting agave for tequila.

Flecha Azul Tequila

Flecha Azul Tequila

Co-founded by Mexican-American PGA golfer Abraham Ancer, Flecha Azul Tequila is made from estate-grown Blue Weber Agave in one of Mexico’s first tequila distilleries, dating back to 1840. There are five expressions en toto: Tequila Blanco, Tequila Reposado, Tequila Añejo, Tequila Añejo Cristalino, and Tequila Extra Añejo.

Town Branch Bourbon

Town Branch Bourbon

Named for the Bourbon Trail waterway on which Lexington, Kentucky was founded, Town Branch Bourbon was introduced in 2012 as the first spirit from the first new distillery in downtown Lexington in 100 years. This award-winning, 90-proof spirit – 72% corn mash, 15% malted barley, 13% rye – is aged in charred white oak barrels.

Aged & Infused Drink Infusion Kits

Aged & Infused Drink Infusion Kits
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Aged & Infused infusion kits give you everything you need to make delicious, naturally-flavored spirits – just BYO alcohol. They come in five flavors, each designed to pair with a selection of spirits. The Navel Gazer spiced orange and Parrot Head strawberry jalapeno grabbed our attention the most. Refill packs here.

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Fever-Tree Distillers Cola

Fever-Tree Distillers Cola

Because mixers make or break any cocktail, Fever-Tree makes a Distillers Cola with lower sugar and higher carbonation to enhance rum and whiskey. A global search for its key ingredients yielded Caribbean kola nuts, Tahiti limes from Mexico, Jamaican pimento berries, Sicilian lemon, and Madagascan vanilla.

Tanteo Chipotle, Jalapeño, and Habanero Tequilas

Tanteo Chipotle, Jalapeño, and Habanero Tequilas

Tanteo Tequila is an ultra-premium 100% agave tequila. It’s distilled, infused, and bottled by hand in Juanacatlán, Mexico at the only distillery owned by a co-op of agave farmers. Tanteo distills three unique pepper tequilas with different flavor profiles and heat levels: spicy Jalapeño, smokey Chipotle, and hot Habanero.

Loki Enhanced Seltzer

Loki Enhanced Seltzer

LOKI, much like the Marvel character, has mysterious superpowers. It’s infused with a healthier cannabinoid alternative to alcohol. The euphoric effect comes from the Delta-8-THC, a natural element of cannabis that is federally legal below 0.3% THC. There’s no hangover, paranoia, sugars, or carbs, and only five calories.

Tom of Finland Organic Vodka

Tom of Finland Organic Vodka

Artist Tom of Finland masculinized erotica that boldly defined late-20th century gay culture. In Tom’s memory, pour a stiff one with small-batch Tom of Finland Organic Vodka made by Master Distiller Mika Mönkkönen at Lignell & Piispanen, the second-oldest family-run company in Finland.

Craft Beer Homebrewing Kit

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This brewing kit gives you everything you need to brew a gallon of craft beer at home. The set includes a brewing vessel and accessories, a thermometer, hops, malt extract, yeast, and more. Choose from Hefeweizen or Oktoberfest brews and save an extra 20% with code WELOVEDAD through 6.20.2021 in The Awesomer Shop.

Tequila Corralejo

Tequila Corralejo

The slender, blue bottle of Tequila Corralejo Reposado has been an iconic favorite for ages, thanks to its double distillation and aging process in American oak barrels. But no bar is complete without the flavors of Corralejo’s Tequila Blanco (clear with citrus and herbal notes) and Tequila Anejo (golden, aged 12 months).

Beer, Whiskey + Wine Soaps

Beer, Whiskey + Wine Soaps
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Swag Brewery’s fragrant soaps are derived from real spirits, but we promise you won’t smell like you spilled booze on yourself. They’re actually quite pleasant, with a peppery and oaky Kentucky bourbon scent, a sweet and jammy Merlot scent, and a spicy and grassy IPA scent to choose from. The price shown is for a 3-bar gift set.

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Cask & Kettle Hot Cocktails

Cask & Kettle Hot Cocktails
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Cask & Kettle transforms your Keurig coffee maker into a bartender, serving up smooth and aromatic hot cocktails as easily as a cup of joe. Each pod contains a mix of tasty ingredients and 1 oz. of spirits like vodka, Irish whiskey, or tequila. Coffee flavors include Irish, Mint Patty, Mexican, and Hot Blonde, along with a Spiked Dry Cider.

BruMate BackTap

BruMate BackTap
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This unique backpack cooler has a built-in tap for dispensing drinks wherever your adventures take you. It holds up to 3 gallons of liquid, a dozen 12 oz. cans, or five wine bottles in its removable stainless steel liner. It can be carried on your back, like a bucket, or over your shoulder with an optional strap.

Old Nation New Orthodox IPA Series

Old Nation New Orthodox IPA Series

Michigan’s Old Nation Brewing Company offers a series of four superbly drinkable IPAs: M-43 – a sublime brew with lots of grapefruit and pineapple; B-43, a low-carb variant with a similar hop profile; Cart Horse, a New-England style IPA; and Boss Tweed, a high-ABV double IPA with bold aromas of peach, mango, and tangerine.

uKeg TWIST Hard Seltzer Maker

uKeg TWIST Hard Seltzer Maker

Skip the Truly and create your own unique fizzy, boozy drinks. Made by GrowlerWerks, the uKeg Twist lets you make your own flavored hard seltzers at home or on the go. Fill the container with water, flavors, and liquor, then drop in a CO2 cartridge into the lid and shake. It also keeps drinks cold and carbonated all day long.

Slow Hands Single Barrel Rye Whiskey

Slow Hands Single Barrel Rye Whiskey

Created at Kentucky’s Old Taylor Distillery, Slow Hands Single Barrel Rye is the second whiskey and first single barrel release from Castle & Key. The bold rye features four unique cask-strength barrels derived from 63% rye, 17% yellow corn, 20% malted barley, and water sourced from Castle & Key’s on-site Springhouse.

Bones Coffee Company Flavored Coffees

Bones Coffee Company Flavored Coffees
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Flavored coffees like hazelnut and vanilla cinnamon are easy to find. But the flavors that Bones Coffee comes up with are far more interesting. Among their unique coffees are ones that taste like S’mores, jelly donuts, mint chocolate chip ice cream, maple bacon and Fruity Pebbles. They also sell a 5-bag sample pack.

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