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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 […]

Unleash the Beast of Wolfburn

    Exciting news from scotchwhisky.com as it reports on Thurso’s first Scotch whisky to be distilled in over 150 years – it will be available to buy later this month. “Wolfburn distillery, Scotland’s most northerly mainland site in Caithness, is releasing its first bottling of single malt on 14 March. Though aged for just three […]

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