Suite 88 Chocolatier: Les Shooters

When the world's most desirable confection meets some of the finest spirits, it's bound to be a successful combination. Case in point, Les Shooters from Montreal's first chocolate lounge and boutique, Suite 88. The shooters, which appear to be average, conical truffles are actually chocolate containers filled with an assortment of 12 different liquors. To take the shooter, first bite the tip off before drinking …

The King’s Ginger Liqueur

While the sunshine's likely to melt the NYC snow pretty soon, having a bottle of old-school winter warmer The King's Ginger Liqueur at hand wherever there's a big freeze should make things a bit more bearable. It was commissioned by Berry Bros & Rudd (who have been trading for over 300 years) for King Edward VII, and they still sell it today. As well as …

Pyrat XO Reserve and Cask 23 Rums

Discovered on a recent trip to Anguilla (though available everywhere) these blended rums make for some fine sipping. Unlike the sweet garden variety rums (or worse, the new fad of flavored rums) that you add to Coke or other mixers, these rums are made to be enjoyed solo, like fine Tequila or Cognac. Blended, aged and bottled in Anguilla, they're made from a variety of …