News: Whisky Hammer sets new world auction record for whisky cask of US$1,295,500

A cask of whisky distilled at The Macallan in 1988 which lay forgotten for over three decades has broken the world record for the most expensive cask of whisky ever sold at auction.  Screengrab from Whisky Hammer After going under the digital hammer on specialist auction site, Whisky Hammer, the rare cask of 33 year old … Continue reading News: Whisky Hammer sets new world auction record for whisky cask of US$1,295,500

Press Release: The Lakes – Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.5

On a journey to define their signature style, The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.5 is the latest in what has become an internationally award-winning series of single malt whiskies made by The Lakes Distillery. The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No. 5 Matured in the finest, bespoke Oloroso, PX, and red wine casks, comprising Spanish and American oak, The Whiskymaker’s … Continue reading Press Release: The Lakes – Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.5

News: Forgotten Macallan cask expected to fetch world-record price

A rare “forgotten” cask of Macallan 1988, bought for just £5,000, is expected to set a world record price as it opens for bids on specialist whisky auction site, Whisky Hammer. Originally filled on 5th May 1988, the 374 litre refill butt has been held in bond at The Macallan Distillery for almost 34 years … Continue reading News: Forgotten Macallan cask expected to fetch world-record price

Press Release: Benromach Visitor Centre Reopens Today!

BENROMACH DISTILLERY AND RED DOOR GIN VISITOR CENTRES REOPEN --- Speyside’s only single site gin and whisky experience reopens its doors --- Benromach Doors Reopen The Benromach and Red Door Gin visitor experiences will be open again from Monday 14 March after a period of closure during the Covid19 pandemic. Visitors are welcome for distillery … Continue reading Press Release: Benromach Visitor Centre Reopens Today!

Press Release: The Lakes – The Whiskymaker’s Editions: Mosaic

The Lakes Distillery has created a number of limited-edition single malt whiskies in the past twelve months, some rare releases of a few hundred bottles and others several thousand. The Lakes’ Whiskymaker’s Editions: Mosaic Intentional diversions from their house style, each bottling in The Whiskymaker’s Editions series is distinctly different from the last. Seen as … Continue reading Press Release: The Lakes – The Whiskymaker’s Editions: Mosaic

Press Release: MacNair’s Unveils Lum Reek 10-Year-Old Batch 1

MACNAIR’S ADDS 10-YEAR-OLD CASK STRENGTH EXPRESSION TO LUM REEK WHISKY RANGE The boutique spirits house, led by veteran blender Billy Walker, extends its Blended Malt line with a small batch release 10-year-old product MacNair’s Lum Reek - 10 Year Old Cask Strength Blended Malt Whisky MacNair’s Boutique House of Spirits, expertly curated by legendary blender … Continue reading Press Release: MacNair’s Unveils Lum Reek 10-Year-Old Batch 1

Press Release: Benromach adds new limited edition to its Contrasts range

Benromach Distillery in Speyside has launched a new limited edition single malt, Benromach Cara Gold, with just 6,000 bottles available globally. Benromach New Release This is the first time Benromach Distillery has used Cara Gold malted barley, a low colour roasted caramel malt more commonly found in breweries which produces rich fruity and toffee flavours. … Continue reading Press Release: Benromach adds new limited edition to its Contrasts range