Sheestown 1.1 – Waterford

I find myself looking at another Waterford single farm and wondering what might be in store for me this time.. It is fair to say my connection with the distillery has not been smooth but i have always maintained i would be fair with the whisky produced so here goes.. The single fam releases in…

Mithuna – Paul John

Let me introduce you to the wonderful world of Indian single malt whisky once again.. Paul John is for me the premier Indian whisky, there are of course other great whiskies coming out of the country but Paul John just seem to be making whisky that excites me a little more than the others.. the…

The Macallan supports vital conservation work in the River Spey

Press Release A project to preserve at-risk Atlantic salmon in the River Spey is underway as The Atlantic Salmon Trust embarks on the Moray Firth Tracking project, supported by a charitable partnership with The Macallan. The River Spey is home to the largest Atlantic salmon population in Scotland, a key-stone species which is in sharp…

Bimber Oloroso Cask Batch No. 4

We all know how popular Bimber whisky is, many of us will have waited patiently for those seconds to pass in order to compete with the many others awaiting the moment to purchase only to come away with nothing as the stock has vanished within seconds of going live.. Yes i have also been caught…

GlenAllachie Releases Wine Cask Series

Press Release… PresentingThe GlenAllachieWine Cask Series We are delighted to reveal the first batch of our brand new Wine Cask Series, with three inaugural small-batch bottlings released, each finished in carefully selected casks which previously held European fine wines. After initial aging in American Oak ex-bourbon barrels, the whisky was transferred to undergo almost two…

BENRIACH CELEBRATES OPENING OF FIRST OFFICIAL VISITOR CENTRE

Press Release BENRIACH CELEBRATES OPENING OF FIRST OFFICIAL VISITOR CENTRE Creative Speyside distillery, Benriach, is gearing up to welcome visitors through the doors of its first ever official visitor centre next month following the completion of a six-figure investment project. Featuring a bar, tasting lounge, and retail space, the distillery’s visitor experience will open on Friday…

Glen Scotia 25-Year-Old Malt Whisky Named “Best Whisky In The World”

Press Release.. Glen Scotia 25-Year-Old Malt Whisky Named “Best Whisky In The World”   Glen Scotia 25-Year-Old Single Malt Whisky has been recognised as the ‘Best in Show’ at this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC), with judges awarding the Scotch single malt whisky from Campbeltown, one of Scotland’s smallest Scotch Whisky regions, as the…

Loch Lomond Whiskies unveils rare 45 Year Old

Press Release Loch Lomond Whiskies unveils rare 45 Year Old  Only 200 bottles of the super-premium expression are currently available   Award-winning independent distiller, Loch Lomond Whiskies, has unveiled its newest aged single malt; a 45 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky.   The expression is the first of three releases in The Remarkable Stills…

House Malt 2011 – The Whisky Cellar

It seems these days there is an abundance of independent bottlers who are releasing a wide array of whiskies and of course other spirits but since this is basically a whisky blog then lets stick to whisky.. As i mentioned there is indie bottlers popping up every other day or so it seems.. So what…

THE BRORA TRIPTYCH – A LEGEND SOON TO RETURN

Press Release.. THE BRORA TRIPTYCH   A LEGEND SOON TO RETURN UNVEILS A COLLECTION OF THREE HISTORIC SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKIES    LONDON – April 7, 2021.  Brora today revealed a one-off special release of three extremely rare Single Malt whiskies, each representing a distinct style of Brora’s proud and storied heritage. From mid-May, upon…

Jura Announces Rum Cask Finish Addition to Portfolio

Press Release.. Jura Whisky brings the tropical to its island home with new Rum Cask Finish Jura Single Malt whisky has announced the latest addition to its exciting portfolio in the shape of Jura Rum Cask Finish, a fruity, exotic single malt bringing the lively taste of the tropical to its range of whiskies. Initially…

Cotswolds Distillery announces Master Distiller Achievement

Press Release.. Cotswolds Distillery is delighted to announce Production Director, Nickolas Franchino, has been awarded the prestigious title of Master Distiller by the Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD) The IBD Master Distiller qualification is the world’s highest level of recognition in the technical management of the distilling production process, through a combination of knowledge…

Highland Park release new 50 Year Old, created using ‘solera’ system

Press Release.. HIGHLAND PARK RELEASE NEW 50 YEAR OLD SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY — Only 274 bottles have been crafted — — Created by Master Whisky Maker, Gordon Motion using traditional solera system —   Orkney based distillery, Highland Park, has unveiled its new 50 Year Old single malt Scotch Whisky, the third 50 year…

Bladnoch Distillery Launches Vinaya Release Around The World

BLADNOCH DISTILLERY LAUNCHES VINAYA RELEASE AROUND THE WORLD Marking the biggest global release from Bladnoch since the distillery was revived in 2015 by David Prior BLADNOCH, SCOTLAND (MARCH 22, 2021) – BLADNOCH, SCOTLAND (MARCH 22, 2021) – 204 year old Lowland distillery, Bladnoch, has today announced the global release of the Bladnoch Vinaya Single Malt…

Talisker 9 Year Old 2010 – Old Malt Cask

Talisker The Talisker distillery can be found on the Isle of Skye and was founded in 1830 by Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill, the distillery was built in 1831 at Carbost after a number of other sites had initially fallen through.  The Distillery was then rebuilt in 1880-1887 and extended again in 190 before the distillery…

Mackmyra Björksav

Mackmyra Sweden – whisky – single malt.. Doesn’t quite roll off the tongue but it should !! The innovative and award winning distillery is pushing the boundaries of whisky production into its next era.. Founded in 1999 the Mackmyra distillery is the new Era in whisky production and lets face it that’s no surprise when…

Fettercairn Warehouse 2 – Batch 001

Fettercairn Founded in 1824 by Sir Alexander Ramsey  who was one of the people who had campaigned for the licensing of whisky making.. As with a few other distilleries Sir Alexander Ramsey employed staff who had previously been involved with making illegal whisky. The distillery was sold along with the land to the Gladstone family…

Women in whisky – The Dram Team

Press Release Hello there,   We’ve got some really exciting news hot from The Dram Team offices about an upcoming charity tasting event to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021!  For our March whisky tasting subscription box, we’ve partnered with 6 inspirational women from the whisky industry to deliver a special charity edition tasting event. As…

Bimber Plans submitted for Dunphail Distillery

Press Release.. Plans submitted for Dunphail – the craft distillery experience      The team behind London’s Bimber Distillery have today confirmed plans to open a new Scottish whisky distillery in Dunphail, south of Forres. The proposal, which is currently being reviewed by Moray Council, will see an existing farm steading converted into a small…