(Inga Hendrickson)

For the Pro Mixologist

Inga Hendrickson

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Six spirits to do après right.  

(Far North Spirits)

Far North Spirits’ Gustaf Gin

The “navy strength” on the label of Far North Spirits’ Gustaf gin refers to the fact that, back in the day, alcohol was allowed aboard  ships only if it was potent enough that, should it spill on the gunpowder, the gunpowder would still light. The 114 proof of this liquor is tamed nicely by 11 botanicals.

Price $45

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(Tequila ArtNOM)

Tequila ArteNOM Seleccion de 1549 Blanco Organico

Unaged liquor can be overpowering. Not so the pleasantly complex Tequila ArteNOM Seleccion de 1549 Blanco Organico. The agave sweetness comes through, along with a hint of cacao.

Price $45

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(Lo-Fi Apertifs)

Lo-Fi Aperitifs’ Sweet Vermouth

Lo-Fi Aperitifs’ Sweet vermouth is syrupy and tart, an excellent complement to the finest rye or mezcal.

Price $25

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(Alloy Wine Works)

Alloy Wine Works

Sure, we’ve packed in boxed wine to campsites before. A better alternative: Alloy Wine Works, which matches portability with refined taste.

Price $30

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(Kings County Distillery)

Kings County Distillery’s Grapefruit Jalapeño Moonshine

Who’d have thought to mix the namesake ingredients in Kings County Distillery’s Grapefruit Jalapeño Moonshine? The combination adds a satisfying sour-spicy kick to any cocktail.

Price $22

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(Few Spirits)

Few Spirits’ Barrel Gin

Oak-barrel aging imparts Few Spirits’ Barrel gin with a flavor somewhere between classic gin and peppery bourbon.

Price $50

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From Outside Magazine, December 2016 Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson