Timorous Beastie Winter Edition.. Winter is Coming

Press Release.. Douglas Laing Unveils Online Exclusive Timorous Beastie Winter Edition Douglas Laing & Co., award-winning family-run Scotch Whisky firm, will launch Timorous Beastie 16 Years Old Winter Edition exclusively on DouglasLaing.com on Monday 4th November 2019.  A Limited Edition batch of only 400 bottles, this unique Highland Malt Scotch Whisky spent 16 long years maturing exclusively in a…

Jim Murray’s  Whisky Bible 2020 Announces The Last Drop Distillers As Winner of Two Categories

Press Release.. Jim Murray’s  Whisky Bible 2020 Announces The Last Drop Distillers As Winner of Two Categories     Louisville, KY, October 2019 –The Last Drop Distillers, with a mission to seek out parcels of rare and exceptional spirits, announces its success as winner of two awards in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2020:  The Last Drop 56-Year-Old Blend took the Blended Scotch 26-50+ Year Category and…

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…

Glen Scotia releases its oldest and rarest expression

Press Release Glen Scotia releases its oldest and rarest expression   One of Campbeltown’s three surviving distilleries, Glen Scotia, has added an exceptionally rare 45-year-old single malt to its award-winning range.   Encased in a stunning handcrafted walnut box, and limited to 150 bottles world-wide, Glen Scotia 45-year-old Single Malt Scotch Whisky is not only…

The English Tripple Distilled

St Georges Distillery Set in the tranquil countryside of Norfolk lies St George’s Distillery, founded back in October 2005 when planning permission was applied for which was granted in January 2006 the first English distillery for over 100 years was built. James Nelstrop and son Andrew set up the distillery on the outskirts of Roundham,…

Whiskeys from Sazerac Sweep World Whiskey Awards

Press Release.. The Whiskeys from Sazerac Sweep World Whiskey Awards Marks First Time One Whiskey Producer Wins 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place in Esteemed Awards    LOUISVILLE, KY (Oct. 17, 2019) In an unprecedented event, three whiskeys from the Sazerac Company take the top awards for the best whiskeys in the world in “Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2020,” winning…

Highland Park The Dark

Highland Park Highland Park was founded back in 1798 by David Robertson, the distillery today sits on a site previously used by local business man and smuggler Magnus Eunson to distil illicit whisky.. The distillery is always very keen to link itself with Nordic history and the continuous use of Norse mythology to name its…

Whisky Makers Reserve No1

The Lakes Distillery Set in the beautiful countryside of the Lakes District, Cumbria this distillery certainly has one of the more picturesque settings, surrounded by mountains, lakes and green pastures what more could you ask for.. Ok good whisky helps too. Having recently released its first official bottling straight into the auction format which lets…

Bimber The first Release

There is a distillery with a real freshness located within Englands capital city.. Bimber.. A british distillery with Polish heritage and traditions, a real life story of a man, his grandfather and a passion to carry on the tradition and craft he learned as a boy.. Darius came to the Uk in 2003 with his…

Glen Garioch 1965 Cheaper by the dram

Cheaper by the Dram   I was recently approached by a new company named Cheaper by the dram to take a look at one of the upcoming releases from them, but who are Cheaper by the dram ? My initial understanding was that they are a new service entering the sample market with the intention…

Artis Secretum 2011

Whisky Illuminati Secrets are abound when societies are involved and one of the most secretive societies around are the Illuminati, no matter what you think of these types of societies there is now one involved within the whisky industry.. Whisky Illuminati are an Independent Bottler that are surrounded by mystery and intrigue, I want to…

Bunnahabhain Stiuireadair

Bunnahabhain Founded in 1881 the Bunnahabhain distillery is located on the fabled island of Islay. Bunnahabhain translates to the mouth of the river ( the river Margadale is located nearby and is the source of water for all the production ) and with its ever changing weather and rugged landscapes Islay isn’t a place for…

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…

Aerolite Lyndsay 10 year old

The Character of Islay Whisky Company This is another name coming from the Atom Brands umbrella, more known for the incredible That Boutiquey Whisky Company this new sector is obviously going to be all about Islay ( well one would assume that ) Little is known about this new company but what has been said…

Introducing The One Signature Blend

Press Release..   Introducing The One Signature Blend, a new blended whisky from The Lakes Distillery The One Signature Blend is a new blended whisky from The Lakes Distillery which showcases their whiskymaker’s maturation expertise and the role of casks in flavour creation. The signature expression in The One collection has The Lakes Single Malt…

Loch Lomond Single Cask 40

Loch Lomond Distillery Anyone visiting the actual Loch Lomond would be forgiven for not realising just a stones throw from the shores lies the very industrial Loch Lomond Distillery.. The distillery certainly isn’t the most picturesque or the oldest or most traditional but they say beauty is in the eye of the beholder!! Founded in 1965…

Balcones 3 year old Tequila cask That Boutique-y whisky Company

Balcones. In 2008 an idea developed into reality and the an old welding shop in the heart of Waco Texas was transformed into what is now the Balcones Distillery. Distilling began in 2009 and from that moment the distillery did things their own way.. The use of Blue corn sourced from New Mexico instead of…

Edradour 2008 Bourbon

Edradour Anyone who has visited the Edradour distillery will be aware of just how beautiful this little distillery is, the white walls set off with the red doors and surrounded by the beautiful Scottish countryside, trees and the babbling brook that meanders through the distillery grounds just make this an idealistic setting.. Originally founded in…

Inchmoan 1992

Loch Lomond The Loch Lomond Distillery was founded in 1965 and as suggested it is located within a stones throw of Loch Lomond… The distillery is one of those places that just does not resemble any thoughts you might have on the initial look, this is a large industrial complex distillery that when you start…