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10 Must-Have Rare Liquor

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They say rare liquor is one of the most exquisite, enjoyable and desirable drinks. For those passionate about their spirits and pushing for the best of the best, finding out what some of these prized possessions taste like can be an amazing journey into new flavors. 

To help guide you along your search for the perfect concoction, we’ve compiled a list of 10 must-have rare liquors that could give your next party or gathering that added touch of class. 

Whether it’s single malt Scotch whisky or American Bourbon whiskey, each one on this list has something special to offer and is sure to impress anyone lucky enough to take part in its exquisite flavor. So grab a glass, and let’s dive right in!

10 Must-Have Rare Liquor

1. Cava De Oro Extra Anejo Black Limited Edition Tequila 

Cava De Oro Extra Anejo Black Limited Edition Tequila is a unique and extremely rare liquor that has been aged for five years in oak barrels. It is made from 100% blue weber agave, the highest grade of agave available, and boasts an incredibly smooth taste with notes of oak, caramel, cinnamon and pepper. 

The black bottle is stylishly designed and will make a statement in any bar or home setting. This special tequila has been made in small batches for extra refinement, making it worthy of being called a “limited edition”. 

With its intense flavor and exceptional quality, Cava De Oro Extra Anejo Black Limited Edition Tequila 750ml is a must-have for any tequila lover. Enjoy it neat, in a margarita or even as part of a delicious mixed drink!

2. Bumbu XO Rum | Lil Wayne Funeral Rum

Bumbu XO Rum and Lil Wayne Funeral Rum are two of the most popular rum labels today. Bumbu XO is a unique blend of rums from Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad, with a smooth flavor profile that is perfect for mixing into cocktails or enjoying neat. 

Lil Wayne Funeral Rum is a smooth blend of rums that pays homage to the rapper Lil Wayne. It has a full-bodied flavor and aroma, with hints of caramel and spice. Both rums are great for sipping or mixing into cocktails, so you can’t go wrong no matter which one you choose. 

3. Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby 148 Bourbon Whiskey 

Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby 148 Bourbon Whiskey is a limited-edition whiskey created in 2018 to commemorate the running of the 148th annual Kentucky Derby. This rare liquor celebrates Woodford’s long-standing partnership with the world-renowned horse race, which began in 1996. 

It features a classic Woodford Reserve mash bill of 72% corn, 18% rye, and 10% malted barley. The bourbon is aged for at least seven years in premium charred oak barrels before bottling at 45.2% ABV. This limited-edition whiskey has complex aromas of toasted oak, leather, brown sugar, and ripe fruit. 

It offers a balance of sweet caramel, toasted oak spice, and subtle vanilla on the palate. The finish is smooth, with a pleasant hint of smokiness. This bourbon is perfect for sipping neat or on the rocks. 

4. Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon 

Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon is an expression of the storied legacy of Blanton’s Bourbon. Distilled using only the finest ingredients, this bourbon has a complex flavor and aroma profile that will be sure to please even the most discerning bourbon drinker. 

Its unique characteristics are derived from aging in hand-selected barrels for at least 8 years and the addition of a special single-barrel yeast strain. The result is a smooth, robust flavor with hints of oak, cinnamon, and caramel that linger on the palate. 

Enjoy over ice or in your favorite cocktail for an extra-special experience. Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon is sure to make any occasion memorable! 

5. Maker’s Mark Private Select | RolexWhiskey | Uptown Spirits Barrel Pick 2022

Introducing the newest addition to Uptown Spirits’ lineup: Maker’s Mark Private Select – RolexWhiskey Barrel Pick 2022. This special barrel of whiskey has been hand-picked by our team of connoisseurs at Uptown Spirits and has been aged in oak barrels for over five years before bottling. 

The unique flavor of this rare liquor is created from a special selection of different grains, including corn, rye, and wheat. The maturation process produces an unparalleled complexity and depth of flavors with notes of caramel, honey, oak, dried fruit, spice and a rich smokiness. 

6. Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon Whiskey 

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon Whiskey is a robust, full-flavored whiskey aged in charred oak barrels for up to 12 years. Enjoy the smooth notes of caramel and vanilla, along with hints of dark chocolate that complement the rich flavor of this premium bourbon whiskey. 

The bottle’s label uses Elijah Craig’s signature color scheme – red, white and blue – to commemorate the American patriot it is named for. The Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Bourbon Whiskey is bottled at its full barrel proof, so enjoy it neat or on the rocks, if you like a little more kick. 

With its bold flavor and smooth finish, this whiskey is an excellent addition to any bar or liquor cabinet. 

7. Nikka From The Barrel Whiskey 

Nikka From The Barrel Whiskey is a unique blend of malt and grain whiskies from Japan’s Miyagikyo and Yoichi distilleries. This rare liquor has a complex profile, with flavors of dried fruits, toasted nuts, sweet spices, vanilla, and smoke. It’s also relatively full-bodied with a smooth finish. 

The perfect accompaniment to any evening, Nikka From The Barrel Whiskey is sure to please whiskey lovers of all stripes. 

Enjoy it neat or on the rocks, and savor its sweet and smoky flavor. Whether you’re planning a special occasion or just want to enjoy a delicious drink, this exquisite whisky will make an excellent choice. 

8. Nikka Miyagikyo Single Malt Whiskey 

The Nikka Miyagikyo Single Malt Whiskey is a Japanese whiskey distilled from malt and matured in oak barrels for a rich, robust flavor that is both smooth and flavorful. 

Aged for at least 5 years, this single malt whisky leaves you with an elegant, buttery smooth and slightly sweet finish. It’s perfect for sipping neat or with a few drops of water to open up the full range of flavors. 

The aroma is filled with notes of honey, vanilla, caramel, and dried fruit. The palate starts off light and fruity before transitioning to a more complex flavor profile that includes smoke, sweet maltiness, and spice. 

A subtle smokiness lingers on the finish, adding just the right amount of complexity to this distinctive single malt. The Nikka Miyagikyo Single Malt Whiskey 750ml is a truly unique experience that will tantalize your senses and provide you with an unforgettable whisky experience. 

9. Basil Hayden’s 10 Year Bourbon Whiskey 

Basil Hayden’s 10 Year Bourbon Whiskey is a delightful, aged bourbon whiskey with a smooth, complex flavor profile. This rare liquor has been aging for over 10 years in charred oak barrels that give it its unique taste and color. 

It has hints of caramel sweetness and vanilla on the nose, followed by a rich, full-bodied flavor of toasted oak and spice. The finish has a smoky sweetness that lingers on the palate. 

Enjoy this rare whiskey with friends or on its own for a special evening, or simply savor the smooth taste. Basil Hayden 10 Year Bourbon Whiskey is essential to any connoisseur’s liquor cabinet. Experience the unique flavor and exceptional quality of this rare whiskey today. 

10. Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style Bourbon Whiskey

Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style Bourbon Whiskey, originally released in 2018 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 18th Amendment, is a top-notch whiskey designed to replicate what people were drinking during this period. 

This limited edition whiskey has been aged for at least 8 years and bottled at 115 proof, making it bold, smokey and full of flavor. The nose has hints of oak, caramel, vanilla and dried cherries. 

Its palate is complex, with notes of toasted nuts, dark chocolate and leather. The finish is long, smooth and warm with a hint of spice. 


You don’t need to be a connoisseur to appreciate these 10 must-have rare liquors. Each of them has its distinct flavor that is sure to please any palate, and they make for the perfect addition to any liquor collection. 

So whether you’re looking for a unique gift or just want to treat yourself, be sure to pick up a rare liquor today. 


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