Buffalo Trace Distillery Completes Second Warehouse X Experiment 

Press Release.    Buffalo Trace Distillery Completes Second Warehouse X Experiment    FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (Nov. 20, 2019) – Buffalo Trace Distillery just wrapped up its second experiment utilizing its custom made, experimental Warehouse X. This experiment began in 2016 and focused on how temperature affects the aging process. Built in 2013, Warehouse X was specifically…

Harrow Whisky Festival 2020

If you fancy a nice relaxed whisky festival set in idyllic surroundings, a gentle pace and very friendly people then look no further than the Harrow whisky festival 2020.. The festival is Very relaxed and set over 2 days with the added bonus of a evening Banquet after the Friday evening session where you can…

Douglas Laing Announces Acquisition of Strathearn Distillery

Press Release.. Douglas Laing Announces Acquisition of Strathearn Distillery   Douglas Laing & Co, independent Scotch Whisky firm, today announces 100% ownership of Strathearn Distillery. Established in 1948, the award-winning family business has been celebrated to date as a leading blender and bottler of small batch, hand-crafted Single Cask and Blended Malt Scotch Whiskies. The Strathearn acquisition marks the first Distillery in the Douglas Laing…

MASTER BLENDER DR. RACHEL BARRIE INDUCTED AS A ‘KEEPER OF THE QUAICH’

Press Release.. MASTER BLENDER DR. RACHEL BARRIE INDUCTED AS A ‘KEEPER OF THE QUAICH’ AT PRESTIGIOUS CEREMONY One of the world’s top whisky Master Blenders, also known as the ‘First Lady of Scotch’, has been recognised with one of the industry’s most prestigious accolades by being inducted as a ‘Keeper of the Quaich’ at a…

It’s time to think about Those Whisky Advent Calendars

Christmas Whisky Advent Calendar O come on it’s only September I hear you shout but as they say the early bird catches the worm !! For anyone who loves getting their hands on a whisky advent calendar might just want to start looking as one or two of them are at a bargain price right…

Graham Eunson promoted to Distillery Operations Director at Tomatin.

Press Release..   WHAT’S YOUR SERVE? Graham Eunson on industry change and how to try whisky in new ways   After eight years at Tomatin Distillery, Graham Eunson has been sampling both exquisite single malts and high-quality blends for years. In this time, he’s led tasting events, spoken at whisky festivals, as well as ran…

Partnership boost puts Yorkshire start-up distillery on national map

Press Release..   Partnership boost puts Yorkshire start-up distillery on national map   A Yorkshire-based start-up gin and whisky distillery has partnered with three leading UK stockists to supply a range of its award-winning gins.   Based in Sutton-on-the-Forest, North Yorkshire, Cooper King Distillery has added a further three leading brands to its portfolio including…

Here’s the rope..

It always tickles me when I hear people moaning about the small things in life, so many of us have very little to really moan about in life but as a species we have to make something so trivial into something that makes us feel like life itself is about to end.. Why is it…

Cooper king Distillery starts Whisky Production

Press Release..   Yorkshire’s self-built distillery begins whisky production   A Yorkshire-based start-up distillery announced that distillation of its inaugural single malt whisky has begun. Based in Sutton-on-the-Forest, Cooper King Distillery has made the announcement following news that it sold out of its pre-order whisky casks after just 10 days of sales.   The highly…

Douglas Laing Unveils Super-Premium XOP “The Black Series”

Press Release…   Douglas Laing Reveals Super-Premium XOP “The Black Series” Single Cask Scotch Whisky Award-winning Scotch Whisky creators, Douglas Laing & Co, today announce a brand extension to the Xtra Old Particular Single Cask Scotch Whisky range: XOP The Black Series. The new, luxury packaging employs monochromatic colourways complemented by gold foil detail, said to…

Glen Moray has Father’s Day covered for you..

Press Release..   Glen Moray Distillery has an excellent range of affordable whiskies for every budget, which makes their whisky the perfect Father’s Day Gift:   Glen Moray Elgin Classic Sherry Cask Finish Single Malt Whisky – £22 for 70cl ABV: 40%   In celebration of the age old tradition of maturing whisky in the…

MALT WHISKEY DISTILLING BEGINS AT ROE & CO DISTIllERY

  Press Release..     MALT WHISKEY DISTILLING BEGINS AT ROE & CO DISTILERY AHEAD OF OPENING TO VISITORS THIS MONTH    10 JUNE 2019: Diageo Reserve’s premium Irish Whiskey, Roe & Co, is set to open the doors to a new €25 million urban distillery and visitor experience this month, located in the former…

Not backing down..

It always brings a little smile when I receive some of the snotty comments that have been hitting my spam inbox recently, well I say recently it has been going on for a while.. Id just like to make it clear though that if you can’t be bothered to add a name or email address…

Press Release..   BULLEIT FRONTIER WHISKEY UNVEILS WHISKEY & WINGS SERIES   Diageo Reserve’s award-winning Kentucky whiskey, Bulleit Bourbon, has announced a Whiskey & Wings partnership series in collaboration with leading restaurants in London, in May. Bulleit Frontier Whiskey has worked with the five venues to develop bespoke chicken wing recipes to perfectly match a…

TALISKER WILD SPIRIT BARTENDER COMPETITION NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES

Press Release..   TALISKER WILD SPIRIT BARTENDER COMPETITION NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES   24 April 2019: Following the launch of its Wild Spirit bartender training tour earlier this month, Talisker’s all-new competition is now open for entries. Diageo Reserve’s premium scotch whisky from the Isle of Skye, Talisker, announced the launch of the progressive evolution…

Glen Moray Fired Oak 10 Year Old Single Malt Whisky wins World Whiskies Award

Press Release..   Glen Moray Distillery is delighted to announce that Glen Moray Fired Oak 10 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, launched in the UK at the end of 2018, has won the Speyside 12 Year Old and Under category at this year’s World Whiskies Awards.   “The Speyside 12 Year Old and Under is a very prestigious category containing some exceptional…

Scotlands oldest distillery is ….

Press Release.. Scotland’s oldest licensed distillery revealed   Littlemill Distillery has long laid claim to an extensive and fascinating history, but new historic documentary evidence unearthed from the archives now conclusively proves that it was the oldest licensed whisky distillery in Scotland.   For over 220 years a date stone on the gable end of…

Cooper King marks International Day of Forests by planting hundreds of local trees

Cooper King distillery marks International Day of Forests by planting hundreds of local trees   Award-winning Yorkshire gin and whisky distillery Cooper king has donated over £1,000 to the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) to plant 115 new trees to mark International Day of Forests. North Yorkshire-based Cooper King Distillery is a self-built venture run…

Slane Tripple Casked to be available in UK for St Patrick’s Day

Press Release..   SLANE IRISH WHISKEY IN-STORE ACROSS UK FOR ST PATRICK’S DAY Slane Irish Whiskey is taking its signature Triple Casked blend across the Irish Sea to share its unique St Patrick’s Day story and spirit, with its first supermarket listings in the UK. In time for Ireland’s national holiday 306 Waitrose stores and…