Glenfarclas 15 Year Old – 100 Proof TWE Exclusive

Glenfarclas has in my mind always been the distillery that set the bench mark for sherried whiskies, add to that a very competitive price tag and it is hard to look any further.. That said i have often sat with whisky friends and discussed the matter and get astonished when i hear ” i am…

Redbreast Releases New Dream Cask: Oloroso Sherry Edition

Pres Release PRESS INFORMATION   INTRODUCING REDBREAST DREAM CASK OLOROSO SHERRY EDITION Annual Redbreast Dream Cask Release is Unveiled to Celebrate World Whisky Day Redbreast Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers at its world-renowned Midleton Distillery in Co. Cork, has announced the fourth release in its exceptional Dream Cask collection to mark World…

Bimber Distillery unveils The Spirit of the Underground Collection

Press Release.. Bimber Distillery unveils The Spirit of the Underground Collection   in partnership with Transport for London  London’s award-winning Bimber Distillery today announced the launch of “The Spirit of the Underground” – an ongoing collection of iconic single malt whiskies that celebrate the heritage and diversity of the distillery’s home city. With striking individual designs, each…

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…

The Lakes Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.4

It feels like English whisky is becoming a thing!! The Lakes distillery are fast becoming the name we all talk about when discussing English whisky, closly followed by Bimber, Cotswolds and of course the English Whisky Co. What is very obvious is the fact English whisky and The Lakes whisky are starting to forge a…

Vinaya – Bladnoch

Founded back in 1817, Bladnoch distillery is regarded as one of the oldest distilleries legally producing whisky in Scotland.. Located in the Lowlands region this distillery really is a piece of Scotlands distilling history. As many malt fans know Bladnoch distillery recently fell silent once again, for several months the future of the distillery was…

Glen Scotia 10 Year Old – Campbeltown Malts Festival 2021

Glen Scotia Glen Scotia was founded in 1832 and is now 1 of only 3 distilleries to be found in the once “ whisky capital of the world “ The once thriving region is now a shadow of its former self having once boasted at least 30 working distilleries.  The whisky being produced in the…

Jura Rum Cask

So Jura have now released a rum cask.. I am excited.. O its a finish.. Excitement depleted a little but lets take a look. Jura distillery is located on the Island of Jura, no surprises there then.. Founded in 1810 by Archibald Campbell under the name of Small Isles Distillery. Jura has always been one…

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…

Darkness 8 Year Old

After the year we have all just had the title of this whisky seems pretty appropriate Don’t ya think ?.. Darkness is of course, in this instance a creation of whiskies that have been finished in custom made Oloroso sherry octave casks. Initially matured in Bourbon casks obtained from a distillery nestled within the Speyside…

A Chat with Loch Lomond’s Whisky Blender Ashley Smith

The whisky industry is an ever changing scene and it is a pleasure to sit down and chat with the next generation of industry people.. Today’s guest is a lady who is building a very impressive career in the blending scene. Ashley is part of the team working at Loch Lomond, this is a company…