2018 Trident Holiday Top 10

Nov. 28, 2018

Everyone has their own ideas of the perfect bottles to gift. For those who need a little help navigating the sheer selection of gift-worthy products available for order, our Trident Division has curated a collection of their top gifting recommendations.

So whether your customers are searching for something locally made or hunting for a limited edition bottling of a year-round favorite, this list has a gifts that are sure to make their shopping experience merry this holiday season.

Descriptions inspired by our supplier partners’ respective product history and tasting notes.


Bib & Tucker Bourbon Whiskey

Bib & Tucker’s bourbon is aged for six years in new American oak casks, and is comprised of 70 percent corn, 26 percent rye and four percent malted barley. The nose recalls antiques, new saddle leather and cedar giving way to a flavor with a hint of vanilla sweetness and chestnut finish.


Bloom Gin

Drawing on inspiration from nature, Bloom’s three main botanicals are a calming and invigorating bundle of chamomile, honeysuckle and pomelo. They are carefully blended together to create a distinctively delicate, fresh and floral gin, with a touch of sweetness and a velvet-soft finish.


Bluecoat American Dry Gin

Distilled in a custom-built copper pot still, Bluecoat utilizes organic juniper berries and a blend of organic peels. The juniper transmits a spicy, earthy note while the citrus imparts a bright, citrusy finish that has become the industry’s standard for American-style gin.


F.E.W Bourbon Whiskey

F.E.W Bourbon is a grain-to-glass whiskey made from grains sourced within 100 miles of F.E.W’s Evanston, Illinois distillery. This is a high-rye bourbon made from 70 percent corn, 20 percent rye and 10 percent malted barley, which is then fermented with a peppery yeast lending to a unique, spicy bourbon.


GlenDronach 12 Year Single Malt Scotch

GlenDronach is a richly sherried single malt that is matured for at least 12 years in a combination of the finest Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso sherry casks. Non-chill filtered and bottled at 43%, the GlenDronach 12 Year Old Original is a sweet, creamy dram.


Papa's Pilar 24-Year-Old Solera Blended Dark Rum

This seductive dark rum is a blend of hand-selected rums–some up to 24 years old–which are then solera aged in former American bourbon barrels, ex-Port casks and then finished in Spanish sherry casks.


Peerless Straight Rye Whiskey

Peerless Straight Rye Whiskey is a well-balanced rye, bolstered by sweet notes of maple, brown sugar and light citrus sweetness. Finish with a hint of oak & no burn on the throat. This is a barrel-strength rye for the whiskey collector.


Virginia Highland Whiskey Port Cask Finish

The six-year-old aged malt whisky from Scotland is married with one hundred percent malt whisky made on-site in Virginia. The married whiskies are then finished in Port casks for a minimum of 12 months, infusing the spirit with layers of rich dried fruit, toffee and dark cocoa.


WhistlePig Straight Rye 12 Year Old World Cask Finish

WhistlePig paired bonds of 12-year-old rye with premium European oak casks which formerly held Madeira, Sauternes, Port, Cognac and sherry. After a series of single finish releases and extensive industry feedback, this whiskey is the product of a carefully selected marriage of three finishes that highlights their distinctive flavors to create an exceptionally balanced spirit.


Writers’ Tears Copper Pot Irish Whiskey

A unique vatting of aged single pot still and single malt whiskey, Writers’ Tears Irish Whiskey is distilled entirely from pot still and malt barely. This is truly a special Irish whiskey that is triple distilled and matured in American Oak bourbon casks.

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