Nothing says holiday cheer more than a delicious local spirit to get you in the festive mood. Seattle Magazine has picked out 12 can’t miss local spirits, which are not only mouth-watering yummy, but make great gifts for all those holiday parties coming up! So go ahead, support your local distiller and pick up a bottle. Cheers!

 

Ebb+Flow Vodka
$32

A big, full-bodied vodka whose 100-percent malted barley construction doesn’t keep it from leaving a little sweetness and vanilla on the tongue.
Sound Spirits, Interbay, 1630 15th Ave. W; drinksoundspirits.com

Headlong White Dog Whiskey
$34.95

An unaged whiskey, this dog cuddles up close with its bright combination of butter cream, grain and smooth spiciness.
Woodinville Whiskey Company; Woodinville, 16110 Woodinville-Redmond Road NE, Suite 3; woodinvillewhiskeyco.com

Legacy Vodka
$32.95

This rich, all-organic vodka boasts a hint of citrus and vanilla blooming alongside its wheat base.
Bainbridge Organic Distillers; Bainbridge Island, 9727 Coppertop Loop NE; bainbridgedistillers.com

Pacifique Absinthe
$62.95

Transport yourself to turn-of-the-century France with this absinthe’s classical mix of anise, fennel, wormwood and other spices.
Pacific Distillery; Woodinville, 18808 142nd Ave. NE, #4B; pacificdistillery.com

To check out the full list of local spirits you must taste, click here to read the full article.

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