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May 2014

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may 2014  /  the tasting panel  /  75 SPIRITS 92 Woody Creek Distillers 100% Potato Vodka, USA ($37) Smooth earthy nose; crisp, straightforward and clean; silky, fresh and showing some nice heat at the end; long and balanced. WOODY CREEK DISTILLERS 92 The Glendronach Single Malt Scotch Whisky Cask Strength Batch Two, Scotland ($150) Toasty nose; dense and rich with toast, smooth dried fruits, rich oak and notes of smoke; balanced, deep and a solid effort with a long, lingering finish. ANCHOR DISTILLING CO. 93 VEEV Spirit 70 Proof, USA ($30) Soft berry nose; clear and silky with ripe but subtle berry flavors; creamy, mostly dry and refreshing with a hint of sweetness; fresh and clean with just the right amount of flavor ; ideal for mixed drinks; lovely, uncloying and leaving a fresh aftertaste; quite unique. VEEV SPIRITS 93 Villa Massa Limoncello Liqueur, Italy ($17) The real thing; cloudy light yellow color ; smooth and richly textured but with a crisp backbone of authentic Sorrento lemons; fresh, clean and juicy with some nice heat on the finish. DEUTSCH FAMILY WINE & SPIRITS 89 Irish Mist Irish Whiskey Classic Blend ($29) Pale amber color ; soft grain nose; mild and smooth with clean, soft flavors; toast, nice grain and extremely mellow; whiskey for vodka drinkers. CAMPARI AMERICA 92 Passion XO Sun Fruit Juice with XO Cognac ($23) Cloudy yellow color ; passion fruit nose; silky and sweet with juicy passion fruit and smooth cognac; crisp, natural and balanced. BH GROUP USA KARMATEQUILA.COM TP0514_072-101.indd 75 4/24/14 11:00 PM

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