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Benromach unveils Château Cissac Wood Finish 2009

2017-09-19

The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has added to its Wood Finish portfolio with the Benromach Chateau Cissac Wood Finish 2009. This single malt whisky offers a unique flavour profile as a result of a final finishing period in hand-selected wine casks from the distinguished French wine region of Haut-Médoc near Bordeaux. The Benromach Chateau Cissac (ABV 45%) was finished in first fill Chateau Cissac casks …

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Arran celebrates Master Distiller 10th anniversary with limited edition

2017-09-05

This year, Master Distiller James MacTaggart celebrates his 10th anniversary at the Isle of Arran Distillery and an incredible 40 years in the Scotch whisky industry. To celebrate, he has created a unique limited edition bottling that marks his first full decade of creating whisky on the Isle of Arran. This fresh and vibrant expression of The Arran Malt has been carefully blended by James …

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Gordon & Macphail launches exclusive Glen Grant Collection

2017-09-04

Famous independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail has launched an exclusive collection which focuses on six consecutive years from the Glen Grant Distillery and it sounds particularly yummy if you want my opinion (which you probably want if you read this blog…)! The limited-edition Gordon & MacPhail Glen Grant Collection offers consumers the opportunity to explore six rare and exquisite expressions from the historic Speyside distillery with …

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GlenDronach releases limited edition in partnership with Kingsman film director

2017-08-25

The GlenDronach Distillery has announced the exclusive release of The GlenDronach Kingsman Edition 1991 Vintage, a unique collaboration with Marv films and Twentieth Century Fox to mark the release of ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’. The GlenDronach was personally selected by Film Director, Matthew Vaughn, for his new Kingsman film as The GlenDronach is his single malt whisky of choice. To create The GlenDronach Kingsman Edition …

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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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