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Oldest Glenmorangie whisky just launched

2017-03-24

One of the most prestigious Highland single malts ever created by Glenmorangie has been revealed this week. Building on the success of the exclusive bottlings of Pride 1981 (released in 2011) and Pride 1978 (released in 2014) with the launch of Pride 1974. Crafted by Dr Bill Lumsden, the new 41-year-old edition was laid down on 30th October 1974 in combination of ex-bourbon casks and …

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Brown-Forman unveils new Travel Retail expressions

2017-03-23

Brown-Forman Global Travel Retail’s American Whiskey portfolio is picking up some extra strength with the introduction of Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey and Coopers’ Craft Bourbon.   Woodford Reserve Rye is the third permanent line extension to the brand’s portfolio which also includes Woodford Reserve Bourbon and Woodford Reserve Double Oaked.  Master Distiller Chris Morris spent nearly a decade crafting a rye whiskey that …

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Ardbeg reveals new limited edition The Kelpie

2017-03-15

Ardbeg has announced its Ardbeg Day 2017 bottling: The Kelpie. Let’s find out more about this new limited release! Ardbeg Day falls on Saturday, 3rd June 2017.  This year, in homage to the sea that surrounds the Distillery’s remote Scottish island home, Ardbeg will again release a celebratory Limited Edition expression. Ardbeg Kelpie is the first Ardbeg to be matured in Virgin Black Sea oak …

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Whisky Distilling returns to Scotland’s Capital

2017-03-08

Whisky distilling will return to Leith with the construction of a state of the art distillery in Edinburgh’s port district beside Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre and The Royal Yacht Britannia; the first purpose-built single malt distillery to be constructed in the capital for over a century. Four years since the idea was first conceived by two life-long friends from Edinburgh, the site of the new …

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The Lost Distillery Company expands into East Asia

2017-03-06

Ayrshire-based boutique Scotch whisky producer, The Lost Distillery Company, has launched its award-winning range in Hong Kong and Macau. The formal relationship with distributor, Adega Royale, will see the legendary whiskies available in Hong Kong and Macau for the first time. The companies celebrated the new partnership with a launch party on 27thFebruary 2017 followed by several prestigious events and dinners across Hong Kong and …

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Slane Distillery Approaches Completion Date

2017-02-28

Slane Distillery, one of the newest additions to the growing Irish whiskey market, is approaching completion of its construction and plans to begin production in July 2017. Located approximately 30 minutes northwest of Dublin in the midst of Ireland’s Boyne Valley, the distillery is set on the grounds of the legendary Slane Castle. Slane Distillery’s construction team broke ground on the $50 million project in …

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An Irish Whiskey revolution with new Method & Madness range

2017-02-23

Irish Distillers introduces METHOD AND MADNESS; a new range of experimental super premium whiskeys designed to push the boundaries of Irish whiskey. METHOD AND MADNESS launches with a series of unique whiskeys that underpin a continued commitment by Irish Distillers to experimentation and innovation at the home of Irish whiskey in Midleton. METHOD AND MADNESS aims to harness the creativity of Midleton’s whiskey masters through …

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Arran breaks ground on new distillery site

2017-02-18

Work has officially started to build the new Isle of Arran Distillery on the south of the island at Lagg. A ground breaking ceremony marked the start of ground works with the construction of 3 vital warehouses. Situated overlooking the cliffs at Lagg, on the south coast of the island, the new site sits alongside fields of barley that are currently used in distillation at …

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Glen Moray Distillery: 120 years of History

2017-02-09

120 years of single malt whisky making history at the Glen Moray distillery, at the heart of Scotland’s Speyside region, is celebrated throughout 2017. The first drops of spirit ran from the copper pot stills at Glen Moray on the 13th September 1897. Over the last 120 years, just five men have had the honour of being “Master Distiller”. The men who have made Glen Moray …

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Jim McEwan comes out of retirement and joins new Islay distillery

2017-02-01

World-renowned whisky distiller Jim McEwan has been appointed Production Director of Ardnahoe Distillery on Islay – 18 months after he retired. The Islay-born whisky industry icon, who has 53 years’ experience under his belt, has been hired by Hunter Laing & Co, the family-run Glasgow whisky company behind Ardnahoe, the first distillery to be built on Islay for more than a decade. Ardnahoe is being …

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