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Ardbeg adds “An Oa” to core range

2017-08-21

Surely this will be the biggest news this week, and what better #MondayMotivation factor than the announcement of Ardbeg adding a new expression to its core range ! At the heart of Ardbeg’s Distillery, in its intriguing new Gathering Room, a smoky, sweet and rounded single malt is taking shape. Ardbeg An Oa (pronounced “an oh”) is inspired by the most untamed part of The …

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Littlemill unveils 2017 Private Cellar Edition

2017-08-01

Littlemill has released Littlemill 2017 Private Cellar Edition – a new limited edition whisky celebrating the last precious drops of single malt from the distillery. Rumoured to be one of the oldest in Scotland, and possibly even the world, the Littlemill distillery has a long and fascinating history. Officially established and producing whisky legally from 1772 in Bowling on the banks of the River Clyde …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

2017-07-28

Douglas Laing is building a distillery ! A new £10.7 million urban Whisky distillery and bottling complex is to be built on the banks of the River Clyde in the heart of Glasgow. The ambitious and innovative project is being masterminded by one of the country’s fastest growing Scotch Whisky firms, Douglas Laing & Co. The development at Pacific Quay, one of Glasgow’s most high …

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The Dalmore unveils 40-year-old whisky

2017-07-27

The Dalmore is set to add to its repertoire a new 40-year-old expression. Let’s find out more about it!! Building on The Dalmore’s pioneering heritage in the art of maturation, The Dalmore 40 has been carefully nurtured and crafted by renowned Master Distiller Richard Paterson. Having been laid down to cask 40 years ago, The Dalmore 40 has been maturated in American white oak ex-bourbon …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

2017-07-21

That Boutique-y Whisky Company reveals 100th bottling TBWC’s Supersplendiferous Speyburn – Batch 1 (49.5% ABV) is a 7 Year Old single cask, single malt Scotch whisky, which is limited to just 233 bottles. A special one-of-kind, litre bottle of the Supersplendiferous Speyburn – Batch 1, is also being produced to mark the occasion, which will be auctioned to raise money for the charity Malaria No …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

2017-07-14

Dalmore launches 2017 distillery exclusive Available exclusively from the distillery and eleased during Master Distiller Richard Paterson’s 50th year in the whisky industry, the Distillery Exclusive is a showcase of Richard’s craftsmanship and, in particular, his pioneering approach to the art of maturation and cask finishing. Having matured in American White Oak ex-bourbon barrels, The Distillery Exclusive Vintage 2000 has been finished in hand selected Californian Merlot Barriques for five …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

2017-07-07

Port X Whisky: The Dalmore releases three-bottle Vintage Port Collection In the year that The Dalmore’s legendary Master Distiller Richard Paterson celebrates his 50th year in the whisky industry, The Vintage Port Collection is the latest in a long line of ground-breaking releases from the iconic whisky producer. Crafted using the finest aged Port pipes from renowned winemakers W&J Graham’s, Paterson’s unrivalled knowledge of the …

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Arran launches final Smugglers’ Series bottling

2017-07-06

The award-winning Isle of Arran Distillery will release the final edition in its highly celebrated Smugglers’ Series on the 12th July. This bottling marks the conclusion of the much-lauded trilogy which honours the exuberant character of those striving to outwit the Government’s representatives in the pursuit of the production of the famed ‘Arran Waters’. Like proceeding volumes, ‘The Illicit Stills’ and ‘The High Seas’, Smugglers’ …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

2017-06-24

Arran announces third and last expression of its Smuggler Series This highly anticipated bottling will be released in selected countries across the world via Arran‘s network of global distributors in July this year. “In this Smugglers’ Series Vol.3 ‘The Exciseman’ we conclude our popular series which pays tribute to the exuberant character of those striving to outwit the Government’s representatives in the pursuit of the …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

2017-06-20

Glenturret honours record-breaking mouser with cask Glenturret Distillery has extended its limited edition Bottle Your Own cask series to commemorate world record holding mouser Towser, who died 30 years ago. Available at Glenturret’s Distillery shop – part of The Famous Grouse Experience – the dedication marks 30 years since the passing of the “world mousing champion”, who was affectionately dubbed ‘Towser the Mouser’. The Bottle Your Own …

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