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Back in the 1970's we went by the name "K&L Liquors" and while some things have changed, our dedication to bringing you the finest spirits remains the same. We have the familiar names at great prices, but do yourself a favor and try some of the interesting and unique top picks we've located. Inventory listings are updated in real time. Find out why Time Magazine said we provide "good value and selection."

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Michter's US #1 Small Batch Bourbon (750ml) Top Pick!
Michter's US #1 Small Batch Bourbon (750ml)

90-95 points Wine Enthusiast: "The bouquet has a dry, grainy aroma which is accented by peppery/spicy scents. The palate entry is surprisingly sweet and corny, considering how dry the aroma is; the midpalate point is deep, corny sweet, sap-like and a bit syrupy. Ends up well and balanced, with a backnote of dried red fruit (raisins, prunes). *Superb/Highly Recommended*" (12/2007) K&L Notes: The Michter's name has been synonymous with great whisky since the 1950s. While the famous whiskey is no longer distilled at the famous Schaefferstown Distillery in Pennsylvania, the legacy lives on. Current ow... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 90 - 95

Talisker 10 Year Old Isle of Skye Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) Top Pick!
Talisker 10 Year Old Isle of Skye Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml)

90 points Whisky Advocate: "Another that should need no introduction. The thing to look for in Talisker, as with all smoky whiskies, is sweetness that gives the requisite balance to the drying effect of smoke. Underneath Talisker’s smoke, which ain't as all-pervading as Lagavulin, is a sweet pear-like quality. When young there are notes of the land: heather, moor, sweet seaweed, and a finish that has a distinctive cracked black pepper hit. (DB, Summer 2012)" Wine Enthusiast: "*** Best Buy *** The piquant nose offers immediate and stunning notes of sea salt, peat reek and black pepper; aeration time en ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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WA 90

2013 Fuenteseca Huerta Singular "El Maguey" Blanco Tequila (750ml) Top Pick!
2013 Fuenteseca Huerta Singular "El Maguey" Blanco Tequila (750ml)

What specifically makes Enrique's single-site expression so incredible? Let's start with the aromatics. From the minute you pop the cork and begin nosing the bottle, sweet smells of incense, roasted agave and tropical fruit inundate the senses. Absent entirely are the aromas of pepper, savory spice or vegetal notes that usually accompany the fruitier tones. It's as hedonistic as unadulterated tequila can smell, in my experience; but the spirit is not without spice on the whole. The first sip builds on those enticing aromas, but a huge dollop of baking sp... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco

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Fukano 12 Year Old Single Cask Japanese Whisky (750ml)

Fukano's first rice whisky with an age statement is another impressive addition to a line-up that has been a big success thus far at K&L. Full of oak flavor and plenty of vanilla from the extended time in wood, this doesn't have the sweetness or the extra heft that some of Fukano sherry matured editions have exhibited, but the balance is much more in line with what one would expect from a classic malt whisky. It's another fun and curious look into the future of rice spirits from Japan. 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse San Francisco

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Glenlivet 12 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) (Elsewhere $37)

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "Vibrant gold with orange highlights, fruity scent of apples and pears plus a whiff of vanilla. Soft, velvety feel. This is a pleasant and drinkable Scotch, but the flavors are relatively muted. It mixes well with other flavors, making it a good contender for cocktails. Good value. (KN)" (12/2011) Whisky Advocate: "As with the ‘Fiddich (reviewed in this issue), here’s a malt where an improved wood policy has brought a dram to life and added complexity. The Glenlivet has always been about lightness, but the trick is to have sufficient solid base to allow its flower to blossom ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 90

Ardbeg 10 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) (Previously $50) Top Pick!
Ardbeg 10 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) (Previously $50)

93 points Whisky Advocate: "Straw-gold color. On the nose, sweet toffee, citrus notes, seaweed, and spice complement a powerful peat smoke infusion. In body, it is thick and oily. On the palate, a somewhat sweet maltiness up front is run over by a powerful peat smoke locomotive. Again, the whisky is enriched with citrus and pear notes, spice, and seaweed. The finish is powerful, long, and warming. The smoke lingers for minutes, if not hours. Style: Islay single malt Scotch whisky... If you like your Ardbeg to go to a phenolic extreme, you will cherish this one. This big, powerful w ...Read More » 


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Glenmorangie "The Original" 10 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml)

93 points Whisky Advocate: "Fresh, vibrant, and beautifully complex. A clean, malty foundation accentuated by bright complex fruit, delicate spice, dried flowers, and gentle honeyed vanilla notes that linger on the palate. This is a wonderful whisky which is very versatile, but I can only imagine what it would taste like at 46% and unchill-filtered like the wood finish expressions. (Vol. 17, #2) Reviewed by: John Hansell" 90 points Wine Enthusiast: "Smooth and mellow, like nuts drizzled with honey or Bit O’Honey candy, with a light vanilla finish. Matured in Bourbon casks for 10 years." (12/2011) Wine Spectator: "Even without a ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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WA 93 WE 90

Angel's Envy 86 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

98 points Wine Enthusiast: "A beautiful, mouthwatering newcomer to the whiskey scene. Named for the 'angel’s share,' the portion that evaporates from the barrel during the aging process, this golden amber spirit is finished in Port barrels, which explains those juicy red-fruit notes that slide into the long finish. Look for orange peel, vanilla and roasted nut flavors, too. (KN)" (7/2012) 93 points Whisky Advocate: "Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey finished in a port pipe. This is veteran master distiller Lincoln Henderson’s newest creation, and it's a beauty. Richly textured, silky, and well-rounded, with ri ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 98 WA 93

Whistle Pig 10 Year Old Straight Rye Whiskey (750ml)

96 points Wine Enthusiast: "First, a warning: this is only for those who like their rye big and brawny. It starts off innocuously with a maple-syrup color, and a pretty, complex and subtle scent: honey, vanilla, a slight medicinal tinge and faint clover notes. It feels silky on the tongue and at first, the flavors reflect caramel, burnt orange and a whisper of smoke, but then a mouth-warming wave of tannic bite sweeps over all and lingers for a good long time. Straight up or on the rocks. (KN)" (11/2010) Whisky Advocate: "Imported from Canada (which suggests that maybe this whiskey was originally int ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 96

Tequila Fortaleza Blanco Tequila (750ml)

This blanco is wonderfully supple with butterscotch flavors that come from the five day fermentation of the agave. There is no barrel aging yet it tastes so rich! Guillermo Erickson Sauza, a fifth-generation family member, produces Tequila Fortaleza, using traditional techniques. This is a beautifully hand-crafted, stone-milled tequila. Tequila Fortaleza is produced entirely within the walls of their estate, using centuries-old traditional methods which, although very labor intensive, create a tequila which is unequaled in taste and smoothness. Using an ... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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Michter's US #1 Single Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey (750ml) Top Pick!
Michter's US #1 Single Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey (750ml)

93 points Wine Enthusiast: "Crazy-sweet aroma, full of caramel, vanilla and a slight floral touch. The bite comes first (and lingers awhile), followed by vanilla, caramel, coconut flavors. It mellows considerably with ice, and becomes quite likeable, drinkable and mild. (KN)" (11/2010) K&L Notes: The Michter's name has been synonymous with great whisky since the 1950s. That famous whisky is no longer distilled at the famous Schaefferstown Distillery in PA, but the legacy lives on. Current owners Chatham Imports bottles under this historic name and have been doing so since the 1990s! One of the ... Read More » 


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WE 93

Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin (750ml)

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "Warm with orange and spice notes, this gin is earthy and woodsy, finishing with a hint of bitter orange peel. Mix this mouthwatering gin made in Australia's Yarra Valley into Negronis and other bold-flavored cocktails. (KN)" (8/2017) K&L Notes: The pride of Australia is now available here at K&L! After sweeping Double Gold at the San Francisco Spirits competition and wowing serious fans of gin around the world, Four Pillars is bringing its incredible gins from down under to the U.S. Utilizing "four pillars" of success (quality German copper stills, pure Yarra Yarra V... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 92

Daniel Bouju "K&L Exclusive" Cognac Fines Saveurs (750ml) Top Pick!
Daniel Bouju "K&L Exclusive" Cognac Fines Saveurs (750ml)

Francois Bouju is the man running the show these days at Bouju Cognac. He's incredibly nice, knows a lot about distillation, taught us a great deal about the region and its wines, and impressed us beyond any expectation we had going in to our appointment. His vines are planted in the best soils: rich limestone which helps to preserve acidity in the fruit, and he is a stickler for detail. The reason the Grand Champagne region makes what is considered the best Cognac is because the soil creates grapes that are fully ripe with high acidity levels and low al... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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Amaro Angeleno (750ml)

Amaro Angeleno is LA's answer to the exploding Amaro scene. The Italian culture of drinking bitter liqueurs is centuries old. Since at least the early 1700s, distillers across Apennine peninsula have carefully guarded their secret recipes, usually traced back to some famous monastery, often promising good health, strong loins, or long life. Using both local and exotic ingredients they created something truly unique to that place. In that image, Amaro Angeleno was created to be a true product of terroir, inspired by those that came before, but distinct fr... Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco

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St. George "Terroir" Mt. Tam Gin (750ml)

Wine Enthusiast: "One of a trio of new gins from this artisan distiller, this gin's claim to fame is that it was inspired by a hike on Mt. Tam, and the distiller describes it as akin to 'drinking a martini in a pine forest.' Some will find the juniper essence too strong, although it also reads as clean and bracing, and it's laced with a peppery finish. Botanicals include Douglas fir, fennel, bay laurel and sage. A portion of the profits from the gin are donated to support California wilderness. (KN)" (4/2012)  


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur (750ml) (Previously $32)

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "The bouquet is lovely, balanced, properly astringent, ripe and juicy with scents of cherry stone and cherry juice. The palate entry is decadently sweet and textured with vibrant tastes of cherry compote and cherry preserves at midpalate. The finish is svelte, moderately syrupy and downright delicious. An outstanding liqueur: use it in an Aviation Cocktail." (12/2007)  


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 92

Foursquare Distillery Real McCoy 12 Year Old Single Blended Barbados Rum (750ml)

Foursquare distillery on the island of Barbados is quickly becoming a sensation in the aficionado world of rum drinkers and tiki specialists for its pure, unadulterated flavor and transparency as it pertains to age statements and additives. We should add that it tastes pretty darn good, too! While the higher proof editions have become collector's items with those crossing over from the Bourbon scene, the standard 80 proof 12 year old is a soft, supple, and sippable expression that provides the majority of rum drinkers with exactly the experience they're ... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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Templeton 4 Year Old Rye Indiana (750ml)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Perfect for classic cocktails, this golden-amber rye invites with lots of vanilla on the nose and palate, plus mouthwatering notes of pear, cinnamon and black pepper. (KN)" (7/2013) K&L Notes: The most talked about little rye is finally available to the general public. This is a spice monster! It almost feels like they've steeped it in spices after distillation. Big, rich, clove, cinnamon, very intense, very delicious. Now available online after months of in-store only! Distilled in Indiana. 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 91

Rebel Yell "Reserve" Straight Kentucky Bourbon (750ml)

Rebel Yell is a value-priced wheated Bourbon that comes from one of Kentucky's largest producers located in Bardstown. The reserve is a six year expression that brings a lot of value for the money! 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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Anchor "Junipero" Gin (750ml)

Anchor Distillery, just down the street from our San Francisco store, crafts this classically styled in in a small copper pot still in a small distillery on Potrero Hill. The predominant flavor of this gin is, not surprisingly, juniper, with supporting notes of citrus and savory herbs. The resulting spirit is crisp, clean, and suitable for gin cocktails of all stripes. 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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Paolucci Amaro CioCiaro Liqueur (750ml)

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Best Buy* The vibrant, bittersweet bouquet is citrusy, herbal, floral and earthy. The palate entry is bittersweet, intensely herbal and earthy but refreshingly orange citrusy; the tasty midpalate is marked by heightened sweetness and a more mineral-like core flavor. Finish is savory and bittersweet." (12/2006) K&L Notes: According to a highly trusted source, this is the closest available substitute for the old incarnation of Amer Picon. (Amer Picon is a highly sought-after cocktail ingredient, which is not distributed in the United States.) What few people know is... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 92

Orphan Barrel "Forged Oak" 15 Year Old Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) Top Pick!
Orphan Barrel "Forged Oak" 15 Year Old Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

91 points Whisky Advocate: "The fourth release (and best so far) in Diageo’s Orphan Barrel series. This bourbon was distilled at what was then called the George T. Stagg distillery (now Buffalo Trace) and spent the last several years maturing at Stitzel-Weller. It’s nicely balanced and not over-oaked, with spice (clove, cinnamon), oak resin, and leather, along with sweet notes (honeyed fruit, soft vanilla, coconut custard) and a nice creamy texture. Better than most 20-plus year old bourbons on the market. (JH, Summer 2015)" (4/2015) Wine Enthusiast: "This 15-year-old Bourbon was distilled at the New ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse San Francisco

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WA 91
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Ardbeg "Corryvreckan" Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) (Elsewhere $82) Top Pick!
Ardbeg "Corryvreckan" Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) (Elsewhere $82)

96 points Whisky Advocate: "Powerful, muscular, well-textured, and invigorating. Even within the realm of Ardbeg, this one stands out. The more aggressive notes of coal tar, damp kiln, anise, and smoked seaweed are supported by an array of fruit (black raspberry, black cherry, plum), dark chocolate, espresso, molasses, bacon fat, kalamata olive, and warming cinnamon on the finish. Quite stunning! (JH, Fall 2009)" K&L Notes: 2009 Scotch Whisky of the Year from the Malt Advocate. Named for Europe's largest whirlpool, this whisky is now available on a full-time basis, having replaced the beloved B... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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WA 96

Four Roses "Single Barrel" 100 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

94 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Best Buy* This complex whiskey has a bold caramel aroma and, at 100 proof, an unsurprising hit of alcohol heat. Balanced with a bit of water, the caramel palate shows zesty orange peel, espresso, maple and clove. The long finish is bracing and drying, with leather and oak, plus flickers of citrus and spice. (KN)" (9/2016) 92 points Whisky Advocate: "A fuller-bodied, sweeter encounter than Barrel #55-6F reviewed below. More rounded and even-keeled throughout, too! Chewy toffee, rummy molasses, and nougat, with underlying notes of dark, berried fruit, accentuating spice, and supple l ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 94 WA 92

Chartreuse Green (750ml)

93 points Wine Enthusiast: "This lime-green, anise-scented liqueur is sweet at first sip, then herbaceous in the middle, showing fennel, pine, tarragon and mild floral notes. The finish is spicy and warming, with anise, white pepper and ginger heat. It's a bit too viscous and fiery for straight-up sipping, but it's beautifully complex and a key ingredient for the classic Last Word and other cocktails. (KN)" (4/2016) K&L Notes: Chartreuse has gotten notice in recent years as an important ingredient in popular Gin cocktails such as the Last Word, but the spirit which named a color has a grand and... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 93

Smith & Cross Traditional Jamaica Rum Plummer & Wedderburn Pure Pot Still (750ml)

95 points Wine Enthusiast: "A top pick for tiki and tropical drinks, this practically begs for lime juice. Scented with warm honey notes, the palate shows lots of brown sugar and spice, plus an enticingly untamed, funky finish (the fabled 'hogo'). Since it’s 'Navy Strength,' you might not want to sip it straight up—the producer wisely recommends exploring the profile first in a daiquiri—though it’s smooth and interesting enough if you want to try." (8/2014) K&L Notes: The original Jamaica rum is back. It's been 80 years and true Jamaica pot still rum has lived only in the imagination of cocktai... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 95

Kilchoman "Kilchoman Tour 2017" Machir Bay Cask Strength Islay Single Malt Whisky (750ml)

The ultra limited "Kilchoman Tour 2017" a cask strength version of Machir Bay bottled to commemorate George and Peter's whirlwind 1500-mile tour of the western United States. Starting September 4th, they'll be loading up the Kilchoman Land Rover and traversing the expansive Left Coast hosting 16 official tastings in cities across the west. Hundreds of unofficial tastings will occur as they weave their way through California, Oregon and Washington, but only 840 lucky individuals will get to enjoy this special expression of Islay's Farm distillery, Kilchom... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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Tom's Foolery Bottled In Bond Single Barrel #31 Ohio Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

Tom's Foolery continues to deliver on the promise of providing ultra high quality craft whiskey at absolutely amazing prices. Tom and Lianne Herbruck are the perfect partners, not only are they the sweetest most down to earth distillers on this continent, they truly care about making the very best possible whiskey the old fashioned way. They're also super chill so when they sent out this sample of BIB bourbon at just under 5 years old I jumped at the chance to bottle, but I asked if we could push the bottling date till exactly five years, their response ... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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Amaro Montenegro Di Bologna (750ml)

97 points Wine Enthusiast: "One of the lightest and gentlest amari, this amber spirit delicately mixes sarsaparilla-like herbal notes and honey sweetness with just the right bitter edge. Mix it into cocktails—mixologists love this amaro—or sip it as a delightful digestif." (4/2014) K&L Notes: Amaro Montenegro is an Italian bitter herbal liqueur first concocted in 1885. The marvelous and unique combination of ingredients from all over the world process make Amaro Montenegro the classic product that D'Annunzio called "liqueur of the virtues". It can be enjoyed straight, with seltzer and lemon ri... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 97

St. George Bruto Americano Aperitivo (750ml)

Wine & Spirits: "*Year's Best Spirits 2016* A new year can hardly pass without another radiant offering from Lance Winters and Alameda-based St. George Spirits. Bruto Americano is an American aperitivo, bittered largely with gentian root, while California-grown Seville oranges and buckthorn bark provide orange and woodsy notes. The flavor may recall Campari (with a hint of Aperol citrus)—as does the color, a lush vermillion derived from cochineal, as Campari used to be—but the soothing texture and complexity puts it in a category of its own. BA’s gorgeous Italian futuris ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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Elijah Craig "Small Batch" Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

91 points Whisky Advocate: "Subtly complex and nicely rounded. A bed of sweetness (caramel, vanilla) peppered with honey-kissed fruit, golden raisin, and a hint of marzipan. Pleasing oak grip and dried spice on the finish. A great value for such a high-quality bourbon. (JH, Spring 2017)" K&L Notes: Coming from the great master distiller Parker Beam, the Elijah Craig bourbon has to be one of the best-value bourbons on the market! Great balance of sweetness and spice. Also, at 94 proof, it has just the right amount of kick. 


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WA 91

Maker's Mark Bourbon (750ml)

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "The base aroma is buttered corn-on-the-cob with aeration bringing additional scents of vanilla and cinnamon. The palate entry showcases sweet breakfast cereal grain; at midpalate the corn dominates so thoroughly that you know that this could only be one of the best straight bourbons from Kentucky. Ends spirity and heated. One of America's benchmark spirits. *Best Buy*" (12/2007)  


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WE 92

Aberlour "A'Bunadh" Cask Strength Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml)

96-100 points Wine Enthusiast: "Intriguing and challenging bouquet of aromas of roasted nuts, old leather, black pepper, old oak and dried fruit. Palate entry is aggressive in spirit, but sweet and pruny; midpalate is drier and features tastes of leather and grain. Aftertaste teems with oak resin, hard cheese (meaning, rancio), candied nuts, candied fruit and dark honey. Add mineral water." (12/2009) Whisky Advocate: "Very sweet, with thick hard toffee, stewing dates and figs, molasses, and rum raisin ice cream, before some dark chocolate, dried mint, and orange peel. The palate is a different beast. It i ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 96 - 100

El Dorado 12 year old Demerara Guyana Rum (750ml)

El Dorado Rum is made by Demerara Distillers Limited in Guyana, South America and is perhaps the single greatest rum producer on the planet. Having operated since the 1600s, it supplied the British Royal Navy with rum for more than 200 years, and the Diamond Estate Distillery still churns out a variety of spirits today. DDL's historic stills, built in the 18th and 19th centuries, are still in operation and produce a number of amazing flavors. The deliciously supple 12-year-old uses medium-bodied rums from the Savalle still (a very unique column still tha... Read More » 


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Tequila Fortaleza Reposado Tequila (750ml)

Guillermo Erickson Sauza is a fifth generation tequila maker who hand-crafts beautiful, artisanal tequila at his century-old estate. His tartabuelo (great-great-grandfather) Don Cenobio was the first person to export tequila to the US, way back in the 1860s, starting his own brand in the 1870s. That tequila (Sauza) was passed down the generations before being sold by Guillermo's grandfather in 1976. Tequila Fortaleza is a return to his roots, and to the traditional methods, including the use of a stone mill called a Tahona to crush the agave, a small, co... Read More » 


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Copper & Kings American Small Batch Brandy (750ml) (Previously 35)

Available exclusively at K&L in California, Copper & Kings is going be the next big thing in American microdistillation. Think of them as the St. George or the Anchor Steam of Kentucky. Started in 2014 by Joe and Lesley Heron, the Louisville-based brandy upstart uses three gigantic Vendome copper pot stills to craft a number of different brandy expressions, both from grapes and apples. Those spirits are then blended into an aged solera system of older expressions, created from mature stocks purchased across the country from other pot-distilling brandy pr... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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Willett Distillery 3 Year Old Kentucky Rye Whiskey (750ml)

For years, Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, run by the Kulsveen family, has been bottling fantastic whiskey under their numerous labels; Willett being just one of the expressions (along with Noah's Mill, Rowan's Creek, Johnny Drum, etc.). Willett Distillery was actually founded in the 1930s by former Bernheim superintendent Thompson Willett, but subsequent generations of the family would become disinterested in bourbon until the distillery finally closed. Evan Kulsveen, who married Willett's daughter, purchased the abandoned site in 1984 with plans to reopen... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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Tempus Fugit Alessio Vermouth di Torino Rosso (750ml)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Landing on the more bitter end of the vermouth spectrum, almost feeling like a cross between sweet vermouth and amaro, this nut-brown bottling has a roots-and-herbs aroma with a dark berry-like hint in back. On the palate, it's plummy and mouthwateringly tart, with a just-bitter-enough finish that shows dried herbs, sarsaparilla and espresso. (KN)" (11/2016) K&L Notes: Time to up your Manhattan game? This fine Rosso Vermouth, made with "pharmaceutical-grade" herbs, according to the importer, ought to help in that regard. Imported by San Francisco's Anchor Distilling:... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco

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WE 91

Plantation "O.F.T.D." Overproof Dark Rum (1L)

Wine & Spirits: "*Year's Best Spirits 2016* Some of the world’s best rums are being made by a man who cut his teeth on Cognac, Alexandre Gabriel, owner of Maison Ferrand. Not long after reviving that brandy house, Gabriel turned his attention to rum, creating Plantation and endowing it with a Cognac distiller’s sense of balance, elegance and variety. OFTD (Old-Fashioned Traditional Dark), created with input from rum specialists including cocktail historian David Wondrich and tiki expert Martin Cate, is a blockbuster. Earlier Plantation dark rums had relied exclusively on ...Read More » 


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2008 Talisker 8 Year Old "Old Particular - K&L Exclusive" Single Barrel Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) New!
2008 Talisker 8 Year Old "Old Particular - K&L Exclusive" Single Barrel Cask Strength Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml)

Anyone familiar with Talisker understands its role in the pantheon of Scotland's greatest distilleries. Located on the Isle of Skye, a rugged and remote locate battered by the wind and sea, the malt produced at Talisker has always captured the imagination of whisky drinkers with its maritime flavors of salt, smoke, oil, and peat. It has also long been one of Scotland's most refined and elegant whiskies, balancing those elements with restraint and delicacy in comparison to Islay's more powerful and intense expressions like Ardbeg and Laphroaig. Talisker i... Read More » 


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Springbank 10 Year Old Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml)

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "Smells of dried figs, sultanas, lime marmalade, sea breeze, green olive, lemon grass, malted milk and unsweetened coconut. The taste profile asserts itself in the forms of light caramel, paraffin and almond paste; at midpalate the spirit becomes more evident as the off-dry, malty, moderately salty flavor warms the tongue and throat. Concludes gracefully and elegantly, with a mild rush of heat and smoke." (6/2006) Whisky Advocate: "Thick barley and viscous, with ever-present brine and berried fruit throughout. Underlying notes of waxy fruit (no doubt from some sherry cask ag ...Read More » 


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Tequila Fortaleza Anejo Tequila (750ml)

This tequila is aged two to three years in oak barrels and has a beautiful silky smooth character that does anejo right: rich, but not cloyingly sweet. Guillermo Erickson Sauza, a fifth-generation family member, produces Tequila Fortaleza, using traditional techniques. This is a beautiful artisan hand-crafted, stone milled tequila. Tequila Fortaleza is produced entirely within the walls of their estate, using centuries old traditional methods which, although are very labor intensive, create a tequila which is unequaled in taste and smoothness. Using an o... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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St. George All Purpose Vodka (750ml)

The no-compete clause is over!!! St. George is finally back in the vodka business. After selling off the Hangar One brand to Proximo, our local heroes over in Alameda were not allowed to create a vodka of their own for four whole years. Time has now passed, and the contract has expired. Let us now introduce you to the new St. George vodkas. Made from 100% American grain and fruit, the "all purpose" vodka is soft, lithe, and clean; finishing with a rounded mouthfeel that is both simultaneously refreshing and gentle. The supple weight comes from Bartlett p... Read More » 


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Casamigos Anejo Tequila (750ml)

Here we have the Reposado offering from this new brand released by heavy hitters George Clooney, Rande Gerber, and Michael Meldman. These guys have definitely brought something more to the table than your average celebrity spirits brand. Clearly someone involved has some decent taste, because the juice is solid. NOM 1416 is well known to produce high quality distillate. This anejo is rich and smooth on the palate with plenty of vanilla and baking spices on the finish. Plus, Clooney's proceeds go to charity, so drink up for the good of the world!!! (David... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse San Francisco

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Four Roses Yellow Label Kentucky Bourbon (750ml)

93 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Best Buy* This mellow Bourbon is scented with vanilla and a hint of stone fruit. On the palate it's light and creamy, with nuanced notes of vanilla, almond and pecan, plus a gentle baking-spice finish. Sip or mix. (KN)" (9/2016) Wine Spectator: "The nose is standard Bourbon: corn, vanilla, with notes of mint and oak dryness. On the palate, there's more corn, vanilla and a bit of cocoa; the mint is more pronounced. The finish shows off the oak. Simple, straightforward, unpretentious." (2/2012) K&L Notes: **World Whisky Award Winner: Best Bourbon 7 Years and Under (2010)** **Malt Advoc... Read More » 


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Price: $19.99 Add To Cart
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Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon (750ml)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "This skillfully blended Bourbon has a gentle vanilla fragrance and plenty of vanilla, pecan pie, maple sugar, oak and lemon-peel flavor. (KN)" (9/2016) Whisky Advocate: "A soft, delicate bourbon -- especially when compared to its single barrel siblings here. Subtle notes of candied fruit and creamy sweet notes (vanilla, coconut, light toffee, and caramel corn) are nicely interwoven. Some integrated, gently-dried spice dances throughout and lingers on the finish. An easy-to-embrace bourbon with nice balance. (Vol. 16, #4)" K&L Notes: Named American Whiskey Distiller of the Year 2010, 201... Read More » 


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Clase Azul Reposado Tequila (750ml) (Cannot ship)

THIS ITEM CANNOT SHIP. This distinctive aged tequila comes in a handcrafted, hand-painted, Mexican ceramic bottle. Produced in Jalisco from 100% blue weber agave the tequila is twice distilled and aged in fine oak barrels. With smooth flavors and aromas, this tequila is beautifully well balanced. 


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Square One 100% Organic Rye Vodka (750ml) (Previously $33)

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "The neutral aroma hints at orange peel. On the palate, this vodka is silky, with a faint anise note and a brisk, bracing finish. It's ideal for vodka martinis and other cocktails. Made from 100% organic rye. (KN)" (10/2016) K&L Notes: Square One is the world's first certified organic rye vodka. It is handcrafted from 100%-certified organically grown rye grown in North Dakota and produced with an unprecedented organic fermentation process. Using only a single distillation in a four-column still, the resulting spirit is richer and smoother than any vodka on the market.... Read More » 


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Bardstown Bourbon Company "Collabor&tion - Brandy Barrel Finish" Cask Strength Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) Top Pick!
Bardstown Bourbon Company "Collabor&tion - Brandy Barrel Finish" Cask Strength Bourbon Whiskey (750ml)

The Collaboration series is the first release of whiskey from Kentucky's soon-to-be star Bardstown Bourbon Company, a project done in "collaboration" with Louisville brandy specialists Copper & Kings. Using 10 year old stocks of Bourbon distilled at MGP in Indiana, BBCo finished each of the whiskies for an additional 18 months in two different types of casks: American brandy and Muscat Mistelle. Made from 75% corn, 21% rye, and 4% malted barley, the Collabor&tion expression aged in Copper & Kings American brandy barrels is bottled at cask strength of 113... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $124.99 Add To Cart

Sazerac 90-Proof Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey (750ml)

93 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Best Buy* The aroma entices with bold caramel and vanilla. The palate is brisk and relatively dry, despite the succulent aroma, showing vanilla and oak up front, and rounding into nutmeg, almond, vanilla and bitter orange on the finish. Versatile for cocktails, including its namesake Sazerac. (KN)" (7/2016) K&L Notes: The K&L Sazerac Cocktail: 1/2 oz Kubler absinthe, 2 oz Sazerac Straight Rye, 1/2 oz simple syrup, 2 dashes of Peychaud bitters, Lemon - twist as garnish. Fill an old fashioned glass with ice. Add the absinthe to the glass. Combine all other in a s... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $29.99 Add To Cart
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