ABOUT ME.

Hi and welcome to my whisky blog. Firstly let me introduce myself. Firstly my passion is whisky, For far too many years i have enjoyed both drinking and collecting… This has evolved into me taking up a position working within the industry as an Ambassador for the English Whisky Company. My passion for the whisky…

BIG PEAT ANNOUNCES 2021 CHRISTMASLIMITED EDITION AT CASK STRENGTH

Press Release BIG PEAT ANNOUNCES 2021 CHRISTMAS LIMITED EDITION AT CASK STRENGTH   Douglas Laing & Co, leading distiller, blender and bottler, today unveil Big Peat Christmas, the annual special bottling within their Islay Malt Scotch Whisky brand.   Offered at natural cask strength of 52.8% alcohol and proudly without colouring or chill-filtration, this year’s festive release is said to be “packed with…

Mackmyra Stjarnrok

From deep beneath a Swedish mountain our latest expression, Stjärnrök, arises into the heavens. Stjärnrök is nurtured from our handcrafted smoky recipes, and matured into its true form in a shelter of oloroso, ex-bourbon and American oak casks, building its body, complexity and gentle sweetness. Subterranean, it developed its deep, dark red ripe notes through Spanish…

Method in the Madness – What If..

We often ask ourselves What If.. What if we had done the things we wanted to do but didn’t just in case we failed, or it was not what we thought it would be. What If we just did it without asking why!! Its interesting and exciting when new products and innovations hit the markets,…

FETTERCAIRN ANNOUNCES NEXT INSTALMENT IN THEWAREHOUSE SERIES

Press Release FETTERCAIRN ANNOUNCES NEXT INSTALMENT IN THE WAREHOUSE SERIES New Warehouse 2 Batch No. 002 is eagerly anticipated following the global sell-out of Batch No. 001 earlier this year. Following the overwhelming success of the first release from its new, small batch collection, Fettercairn Distillery has unveiled Warehouse 2 Batch No.002 showcasing the treasures…

Aberlour A’bunadh vertical collection of 66 bottles for sale..

Press Release A rarely seen vertical collection of AberlourA’bunadh, one of the largest ongoing whisky series of all time, has gone on sale for £15,884 through leading whisky broker Mark Littler Ltd.   The collection was built up over 10 years by Jon O’Connell from York who first discovered the renowned Speyside single malt whisky after a chance…

Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old

You know that feeling when you think a whisky is good but you never seem to drink it anymore… Well Dalwhinnie 15 is one of those whiskies for me, i honestly thought i had already reviewed it and it was only when i noticed a pic on social media that i really fancied a dram…

Bladnoch Distillery announces rare bottle for charity auction

Press Release BLADNOCH DISTILLERY ANNOUNCES RARE BOTTLEFOR CHARITY AUCTION Proceeds from the only First Edition Sample Room Reserve bottle to be released will go to supporting Dumfries & Galloway Mental Health AssociationBLADNOCH, SCOTLAND (AUGUST 10TH, 2021) – Bladnoch Distillery announced today that one rare bottle of their Sample Room Reserve whisky will be released through…

Sam Douglas – Distiller at Tamnavulin

Over the past few years i have managed to chat/ interview some very interesting people within the industry. These people have ranged from Ambassadors who are constantly found at festivals, private tastings and talking about whisky at the countless number of shops/ outlets that are found around the world, not only that they have to…

Glen Moray 16 Year Old 2005 – Old Malt Cask

You can never grumble when offered a Glen Moray, or can you ? Glen Moray like i have said so many times is often overlooked and ridiculed by those who have been rather blinkered by the price of its liquid. Glen Moray Distillery first produced spirit on the 13th September 1897 although there had been…

Jura 29 Year Old 1992 – Cask Strength Collection – Signatory

I don’t think i will be doing the distillery a dis service by saying Jura is one of those distilleries that has a love / hate relationship with whisky drinkers.. The core range especially has people split on opinions and it is rare to hear anything other than it is good or it is bad…

Clonakilty Double Oak Finish

I have said it many times that Irish whiskey has an important role within the whisky world and is long overdue the respect it should be given. Once considered as one of the worlds finest whiskey products it has long since fallen from grace, but that is changing. Over the past few years the Irish…

Sukhinder Singh’s miniatures collection heads to auction

Press Release.. Sukhinder Singh, co-founder of leading global whisky retailer The Whisky Exchange, is putting part of his miniatures collection up for auction viaWhisky.Auction from Sunday 15th August, including some very rare examples of early bottlings. Sukhinder will be selling 400 miniatures from his collection amassed over several decades, many matching the full bottles he…

O’Connell Whiskey Merchants inaugural release in the new Caledonian Series

Press Release O’CONNELL WHISKEY LAUNCH THE CALEDONIAN SERIES The release of the Caledonian Series whisky from W.D. O’Connell is a new direction for the already unique portfolio of whiskeys released since they established the business in 2019. Not only is it a Scotch whisky but it’s the first available exclusively online via their own store…

Aberlour Casg Annamh Batch 5

Do you remember the good old days when we had Abunadh ? Well that beast of a dram was kind of replaced by this Casg Annamah or “Rare cask” to you and I… Although the beloved Abunadh is still going it has reached the dizzying heights of batch 68 or somewhere around there and has…

Virgin Oak Finish – Glen Moray

Glen Moray Distillery Exclusive The Bottle Your Own scene seems to be everywhere these days and although most distilleries are strict on you only getting a bottle when visiting the distillery some will be friendly and bottle you one up if you ask nicely.. Glen Moray is one of those distilleries and although some argue…

Glen Moray 15 Year Old 2005 Tokaji Finish – Warehouse 1

13th September 1897… What is significant about this date ? it is the day spirit started to run from the stills at Glen Moray !! Possibly the most underrated distillery in Scotland by the masses, why ? Well if you walk into most supermarkets especially within the Uk you will find a whisky called Glen…

Bold new Scotch Whisky brand revealed by Loch Lomond Group

Press Release Bold new Scotch Whisky brand revealed by Loch Lomond Group  Multi award winning drinks distiller, Loch Lomond Group, has revealed a new Single Grain Scotch Whisky: Spearhead.    The new expression showcases pioneering craftsmanship and whisky-making techniques which create a lighter spirit, aiming to encourage more drinkers to enter the world of whisky. …

VETERAN WHISKY MASTER VENTURES INTO RUMAS MACNAIR’S IS REBRANDED

Press Release.. VETERAN WHISKY MASTER VENTURES INTO RUM AS MACNAIR’S IS REBRANDED   Whisky icon Billy Walker delves into a new spirit category as MacNair’s becomes a Spirits House encompassing whisky and rum     Independently owned and managed whisky firm, The GlenAllachie Distillers Company, led by industry stalwart Billy Walker, is unveiling its first-ever…