Spirits

10 best English spirits

There's more to the country's distilleries than just gin – from Cornish pastis to vodka made by the cows of Dorset

10 best new gins

Whether you're sipping neat or concocting cocktails, these are the freshly distilled bottles to imbibe

5 best poitins

From illicit beginnings to the next big thing, it's time to get to know the Irish spirit

8 best world whiskies

India and Japan are among countries with distilleries to rival Scotland – here’s the best in oaky, peaty and spicy

9 best tequilas

To celebrate Tequila Day, we asked the experts to recommend their favourite versions of Mexico's national drink

10 best whiskies

Celebrate World Whisky Day with a dram from near and distant shores

14 best vodkas

Once thought of as a bland white spirit, vodka is making a fashionable comeback