The Brand That Changed Whisky In 2018

The Brand That Changed Whisky In 2018 via Forbes “A man stands on a cliff, terrified to jump off. He finally makes the jump and as he falls wings start to manifest on his arms. Right before he crashes to the ground, the wings lead him to soar through the sky. Special effects, amazing cinematography; […]

What’s the Story in Tobermory?

“Tobermory distillery is a situated on the Hebridean island of Mull, Scotland in the village of Tobermory. The distillery, which was formerly known as Ledaig, was founded in 1798 and has changed hands several times, having undergone a number of periods of closure. The only distillery on Mull, it is currently owned by Burn Stewart Distillers, a subsidiary of Distell Group Limited of South […]

Hedonism, The Muse

Inspired by the woman featured on the label of Compass Box’s first-ever bottling. As they say themselves; “Hedonism will always be special to us as the whisky that launched the company, and every so often, we go back to where it all started. When we recently discovered a cask of exceptional aged grain whisky in […]

Step aside, Johnnie! Here Comes Jane Walker Whisky!

Step aside, Johnnie! Here Comes Jane Walker Whisky to celebrate women Diageo to release limited edition bottles of Black Label brand to celebrate women’s causes Johnnie Walker is rolling out a female version of its whisky in the US – Jane Walker. A limited edition run of its 12-year-old Black Label blended whisky will feature […]

Best Whisky for Christmas and New Year

A handy cut out and keep article from David Williams in The Guardian The best Whisky choices for Festive Season 2017 An interesting mix of English, Swedish, Japanese and Scotch drams! https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/dec/17/best-whisky-christmas-new-year-2017   Six great Christmas whiskies Mackmyra Swedish Whisky (£43.99, Waitrose) Founded around the turn of the millennium, Sweden’s original malt whisky distillery has been consistently […]

The Darker Side of Whisky

Who were the Peetreekers? The team at Yoco Club have launched their first whisky and its a belter Read all about the history of the Peetreekers below Story

Lindores Abbey Distillery launches Preservation Society

The Spirits Business reports, “The distillery, which is in the final phases of construction, will see production brought back to the “spiritual home” of Scotch whisky for the first time in 500 years. It is based on the grounds of Scotch whisky’s “oldest landmark” – Lindores Abbey – where the “world’s first” recorded whisky distillation […]

Glenfiddich to host whisky construction workshop

Glenfiddich is To host its ‘Glenfiddich Deconstructed’ event next month, which aims to teach guests how to construct their own whisky. Glenfiddich, owned by William Grant and Sons, has set up the event, which will take place on 25 February, and will give guests the chance to become a whisky distiller for an evening. A […]

Over the Sea to Talisker

Over the Sea to Talisker   I had a really enjoyable day visiting the Talisker Distillery on the Isle of Skye last week. The sun shone and the beautiful landscape of Skye, with the Cuilin Hilles in the background,  made it a memorable trip. Talisker is often described as “the spirit of a wild island” […]

Dram Cheap Whisky Down Under !!

  According to a Daily Mail article from yesterday “Aldi launches Australia’s cheapest 18-year-old single malt whisky for just $70” The article describes how: “Aldi is selling Australia’s cheapest 18-year-old single malt scotch whisky for less than $70. The discount supermarket chain launched a new range of whiskies in stores last week after closing its […]

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