Multi award-winning master blender and distiller Ian Chang, joins newly formed, purpose-led Karuizawa Distillers Inc., to launch the Komoro Distillery in Japan

Press Release.. Multi award-winning master blender and distiller Ian Chang, joins newly formed, purpose-led Karuizawa Distillers Inc., to launch the Komoro Distillery in Japan ●      Karuizawa Distillers Inc, has been formed by Karuizawa hotel-owners and residents, husband and wife team, Koji and Yoshie Shimaoka ●      Former Kavalan whisky-maker, Ian Chang joins Karuizawa Distillers, Inc. as vice president and master blender…

Craigellachie 10 Year Old,That Boutique-y Whisky Company

The Craigellachie distillery was founded in 1890 and built by the Craigellachie- Glenlivet Distillery Company with production starting in 1891.. Today most of the whisky produced still goes into the blends like Dewars, with only a handful of official bottles including the very impressive 31 year old which was classed as “ The worlds best”…

Reservoir Distillery 2 Year Old, That Boutique-y Bourbon Company

Whisky/whiskey or Bourbon always has that power to make dreams happen. It is something born from an instant, a moment when ideas can become reality and todays review is about a Bourbon that was born from a moment.. Let me set the scene.. A College football game but not as most of us know it,…

Dailuaine 20 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Dailuaine The Dailuaine distillery was built in 1851 by William Mackenzie and was to become the largest whisky producing distillery within the Speyside region by the end of the 19th Centuary. In 1884 the distillery underwent a complete rebuild which saw the installation of Scotland’s first pagoda on a kiln whose pitch was deliberately steep…

Bimber Distillery reveals Re-charred single casks

Press Release.. Bimber Distillery reveals Re-charred single casks    Re-charred Oak Casks #68, #143 and #144 will be available to purchase directly from the distillery from Thursday 10th December 2020  Concluding release of 2020 marks the end of highly successful first year for London craft distillery For Immediate Release London’s award winning Bimber Distillery today announced the upcoming…

Glentauchers 21 Year Old -That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Glentauchers Located in the Speyside region, the Glentauchers distillery was founded in 1897, designed by John Alcock, with the building work overseen by Charles Doig & Son. It started to produce spirit when James Buchanan Co. Ltd. and three members of Glentauchers Distillery Co. joined hands with Glentachers a year after that. It was mothballed…

Glen Spey 21 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Glen Spey Located in Rothes, Aberlour in the heart of Speyside the Glen Spey Distillery was founded back in 1878 by James Stuart & Co. under the name ‘Mill of Rothes. The distillery started life as an oatmeal mill as founder James Stuart was a corn merchant before he ventured into the whisky world. Glen…

Speyside #3 6 Year Old – Batch 2, That Boutique-y Whisky Company

You wait for a bus, none arrive and then 2 turn up at once.. What am I talking about ? Well sometimes when independent bottlers get their hands on some certain distilleries they just cant name them for legal reasons and although this is only a handful of distilleries it is still pretty rare but…

Langatun 5 Year Old – Batch 3, That Boutique-y Whisky Company

The story of Langatun is rather interesting and can be traced back to 1857 when Jakob Baumberger returned home from studying in Munich, when he founded a distillery in the grounds of his fathers farm..  later in 1860 he took control of a small brewery which had first been mentioned in 861 as “Langatun”. Developing both…

Young Spirits unveils new whisky to support conservation charity

Press Release Young Spirits unveils new whisky to support conservation charity   Boutique bottling and spirits business, Young Spirits has launched its first single cask whisky,Uhuru, which is Swahili for freedom. They have partnered with leading conservation charity, Tusk, to support their efforts to protect African wildlife including African elephants, with 10% of the purchase…

Macduff 10 year old – Batch 10 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Founded by the Macduff Distillers Company in 1960 the distillery has the capacity to produce 3.4million litres of alcohol per year which like so many of the other brands it will go into blends like William Lawson which sold a staggering 37 million bottles in 2017 and was established in 1889, way before Macduff was…

Speyside #2 25 Year Old – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Advent Calendar 2020 2020 has certainly been a year we all want to forget in a hurry, the worry of losing loved ones, the endless isolation that so many have found difficult to cope with, the lack of contact with our families or even just a quick hello to strangers is now taking it’s toll…

THE FAMOUS GROUSE UNVEILS NEW CAMPAIGN

Press Release.. THE FAMOUS GROUSE UNVEILS NEW CAMPAIGN   The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky has unveiled its new Spend Time in Grouse Country campaign, focusing on occasions and the outdoors.   Unlike other Scotch Whisky blenders, Matthew Gloag chose to forgo his own self-promotion by naming The Famous Grouse not after himself, but after the occasion…

Glendronach Pedro Ximinez Single Cask #2091

Glendronach Founded in 1826 by a consortium including James Allardice in Forgue, Aberdeenshire and was only the second distillery to apply for a license to legally produce alcohol under the 1823 Excise Act.. Part of the distillery was destroyed by fire in 1837 and in 1852 Walter Scott takes control of the distillery but dies…

Glendronach 1992 Cask #5897 27 Year Old Port Pipe

Its that time of year again when all the Glendronach fans start to loose their shit.. Panic sets in and the rush down to their local whisky shop to try to reserve a bottle or two begins.. I on the other hand remain calm, ( picks up phone, calls shop, reserves bottles, job done) Now…

Longmorn 11 Year Old 2009 – Strictly Limited – Càrn Mòr

The Longmorn Distillery Company was founded in 1893 by John Duff, Charles Shirres and George Thomson. John Duff was the former manager of the Glendronach Distillery and the Bon Accord Distillery in Aberdeen, he was also the founder of the Glenlossie Distillery. Longmorn Distillery started its production in December of 1894. with its sister distillery…

Cotswolds Distillery launches its second Amaro Liqueur

Press Release.. The Cotswolds Distillery is delighted to launch its second Amaro Whisky Liqueur expression: Cotswolds No 2 Whisky Amaro. Following on from the successful launch of Cotswolds No 1 at the beginning of the year, Cotswolds No 2 Whisky Amaro will make an excellent addition to the home bar and is the perfect after dinner…

A compass Box Christmas

Christmas is coming so here are a few ideas from those very nice people over at Compass Box.. Juveniles – A collaborative whisky project inspired by the great friendship between Compass Box and Juveniles Bistrot à Vins in Paris. This release has one of his bells in the punt of the bottle, ready to give a jingle every…