Press Release: Mizunara Cask Whisky Revealed As Second Release in GlenAllachie 50th Anniversary Series

The GlenAllachie Distillery today announces the penultimate bottling in The Past, Present & Future Series as an ultra-rare Japanese cask finished Single Malt Scotch Whisky: The GlenAllachie Billy Walker 50th Anniversary Present Edition 16-year-old Mizunara Virgin Oak Cask Finish. Launched in May, the landmark range honours foremost whisky master Billy Walker’s remarkable half-century-long career in the Scotch whisky industry, … Continue reading Press Release: Mizunara Cask Whisky Revealed As Second Release in GlenAllachie 50th Anniversary Series

Press Release: Gordon & MacPhail Releases Historic Single Malt Whisky

Gordon & MacPhail is releasing its last cask laid down in the 1940s from Milton Distillery, today known as Strathisla.  This is the oldest and last ever single malt to be released by Gordon & MacPhail to carry the Milton Distillery name. Matured in a cask filled for Gordon & MacPhail, the 72-Year-Old Gordon & … Continue reading Press Release: Gordon & MacPhail Releases Historic Single Malt Whisky

Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – The English (Smokey)

The St. George's Distillery made headlines back in 2006 when they became the first English whisky distillery (dedicated to single malt) in over 100 years. As with any 'new' business venture, there are successes and lessons learned throughout the way, and the English Whisky Company (EWC) have worn their heart on their sleeve in that … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – The English (Smokey)

Press Release: Benromach Launches 2nd Annual Release Of 40 Year Old

BENROMACH LAUNCHES SECOND ANNUAL RELEASE OF 40 YEAR OLD SINGLE MALT FOLLOWING ‘BEST IN SHOW’ HONOUR Benromach Distillery in Speyside has announced it will be launching its second annual release of Benromach 40 Year Old on Tuesday 19 July, with just over 1,000 bottles of this rare, single malt available to whisky enthusiasts globally. 40 Year … Continue reading Press Release: Benromach Launches 2nd Annual Release Of 40 Year Old

Tasting Notes: Bruichladdich – 10 Years Old (The Whisky Cellar)

Based out of Edinburgh, The Whisky Cellar is a brand borne out of the the work of one man: Keith Bonnington. The name may appear familiar to readers of this blog and/or those familiar with recent scotch whisky history. Having earned his stripes through Edrington, Keith has recently flown solo, using those contacts and tastebuds … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Bruichladdich – 10 Years Old (The Whisky Cellar)

Tasting Notes: Douglas Laing – The Gauldrons

Back in 2009, the indie bottlers Douglas Laing launched their first instalment in what has become the revered "Remarkable Regional Malts" series. That release was none other than Big Peat - a blended malt scotch whisky, featuring purely Islay single malts - namely Ardbeg, Bowmore, Caol Ila, and the long-departed Port Ellen distillery. Off the … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Douglas Laing – The Gauldrons