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Tasting Panel October 2010

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NOSE-ABLES A Stateside Anchor for Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Gin T No. 3 is a gin from Berry Bros. & Rudd, newly imported by Anchor Brewers & Distillers. op people’s liquor store Berry Bros & Rudd, London’s oldest wine merchant, has established a new distribution partnership with Anchor Brewers & Distillers of San Francisco and will introduce two of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s award-winning spirits not currently available in the U.S. Linked to this development, Anchor will shortly launch its Center of Excellence, which the company claims will “serve as an epicenter of development, education, entertainment and innovation, all designed to further contribute to the culture and heritage of craft beer and artisan spirits.” Anchor founder Fritz Maytag has been appointed Chairman Emeritus of the new venture, to be managed day to day by Chairman Keith Greggor and CEO Tony Foglio. Berry’s David King, Spirits Strategy and Marketing Director, will relocate to San Francisco. [At least he’s already used to fog! —Ed.] New from Berry Bros. to the portfolio will be The King’s Ginger liqueur and the recently launched No. 3 Gin. Using just three fruits and three botanicals in its recipe, No. 3 Gin is bottled at 46% abv and takes its name from Berry Bros & Rudd’s address in London: No 3 St. James’s Street. The product itself is designed as the heart of a classic Dry Martini. Distribution of The Glenrothes single malt Scotch remains with Skyy Spirits. —Ian Buxton Coca Leaf ...and you thought it was just another liqueur Grown in Bolivia, masterminded in Amsterdam The super premium liqueur with a reputation among connoisseur mixologists for adventurous cocktails. Create a ‘high definition’ Mojito, Margarita, Caipirinha, Bloody Mary or keep it simple with tonic, bitter lemon, or lemonade. Then of course, there is the Agwa signature drink, the Bolivian Kiss; Agwa served with a slice of lime (the secret is to bite the lime first), the now legendary way to experience the Agwabuzz. Find out more at  28 / the tasting panel / october 2010

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