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HP Freya

For the third release in the acclaimed Valhalla Collection, Highland Park has turned its attention to the mesmerising Norse Goddess of Love, Freya.

Continuing the tradition of reflecting the character and qualities of the Norse Gods in the whisky itself, Freya’s intriguing allure and feisty personality has inspired a full, rich and complex single malt with a lingering beguiling finish.

Tasting Notes

Nose: Almond and Madagascan vanilla. White chocolate followed by candied cherries makes way for a vibrant wave of mango and melon, riding upon a cloud of cream soda.

Palate: Orange peel, butterscotch and rose petals provide the sweetness along with orange blossom and ginger. Lively popping candy, lemongrass and tropical fruits are lightly shrouded in peat smoke.

Finish: Complex and beautiful, the finish gives lingering spice and soft peat smoke intertwined with soft orchard fruits, toasted coconut and a light char, providing a rounded depth and allowing this whisky to soar.

We at Liquor & Liquor are excited to now offer the newest addition to Highland Park’s Valhalla Collection!

Pappy Van Winkle

Pappy Van Winkle bourbon is returning to Liquor & Liquor @ Westgate!

We are excited to announce the return of Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon for the 2014 season!!***
Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve is the flagship brand of bourbon whiskey owned by the “Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery” company (which does not actually own or operate a distillery, but rather has it produced under a contract with another company). It is distilled and bottled by the Sazerac Company at its Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky. Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve is often regarded as one of the finest bourbons in the world, and is rare to find on the market due to its very low production and high demand.

The “Pappy” collection has a cult-like following. Famous chefs such as Anthony Bourdain and David Chang have favored the product. Food Republic reported that Chef John Currence said: “There’s Pappy Van Winkle, then there’s everything else.” Bourbon aficionados have shown up in droves to get a small chance in a lottery to purchase some. It has been called “the bourbon everyone wants but no one can get”. A writer for The Wall Street Journal said “You could call it bourbon, or you could call it a $5,000 bottle of liquified, barrel-aged unobtanium.” Jen Doll wrote in The Wire, “It’s an age-old dilemma (supply and demand) leading to an age-old marketing dream (a product that can’t be kept on the shelves … money in the pockets … bourbon in the bourbon snifters).”

***Please inquire for terms, conditions and availability as quantities will be limited.

Events and Tastings

Calendar of Events:

 

  • Friday, October 10th we will host No-Li Brewing! Join us from 4pm – 7pm as we enjoy some wonderful northwest beer.
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  • Friday, October 17th we will host EVOL SPIRITS! Join us from 4pm – 7pm and try this exceptional new spirit.

 

Check back soon and often for upcoming events and tastings!

 

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