Sometimes you just need to go Old School. Don’t get me wrong: I’ll experiment with any new whiskey that shows up on the shelf, but there’s something to be said for a classic Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. With a history going back nearly 200 years and a mashbill of 75% corn, 13% rye, and 12% malted barley, you can give your hip, new-fangled distilled spirits a break. Coming in at 94 proof (47%) this whiskey is exactly what the doctor ordered: plenty of oak and spice on the nose, with a powerful dose of spice on the palate. And it makes a killer bourbon Manhattan, making it an essential to your liquor cabinet. Take two ounces of Elijah Craig, half an ounce of your best sweet vermouth, two dashes of bitters, throw in a cherry, and call me in the morning.
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I’ve lived on the UWS for 20+ years and long ago had pledged my allegiance to one of the old stalwart liquor stores in the neighborhood. But something made we want to give Amsterdam Wine Co a shot. I did…. and I’ve never looked back. Great selection, great prices and amazing service. It’s my new “go-to.”
- Jason C.
I like wine but I don’t have the budget to drink great wines as often as I’d like. The selection at Amsterdam Wine Co. is so well chosen that I feel like I’m always drinking above my means. Great addition to the neighborhood.
- Rachel R.
There are lots of wine stores in the neighborhood and if you tend to drink the same kinds of wine all the time, there are other stores that might be more to your liking. But if you want to explore the world of wine – really get to know the multitude of wine regions and get exposed to different grapes and truly small, artisanal producers – Amsterdam Wine Co can take you on an amazing journey. Thank you, Amsterdam!
- Lisa T.
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