Tasting Notes: Rebel Bourbon – 10 Year Old Single Barrel (2022)

Good things come to those who wait. What we now know as the Rebel (Yell) brand of bourbon has been produced in Kentucky since 1849. The brand prides itself on the fact that their original recipe focussed on a wheat-heavy recipe whilst everyone else around them was leading with rye at the time, and that … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Rebel Bourbon – 10 Year Old Single Barrel (2022)

Press Release: The Lakes – A Whisky Designed For The Curious…

Unlocking a new dimension with every sip, The Whiskymaker’s Editions Infinity is inspired by a never-ending fascination with the interconnectedness of fragrance and flavour. Designed for the curious whisky drinker, this single malt is described by its maker to “stimulate profound thought” and “offer a unique experience” as it delves deep into the notion that … Continue reading Press Release: The Lakes – A Whisky Designed For The Curious…

Press Release: The Lakes – A New Whisky Collaboration With Simon Rogan

In collaboration with Simon Rogan, owner of Lake District restaurants including three Michelin starred L’Enclume, Rogan & Co and Henrock, along with destinations in London and Hong Kong, The Lakes Distillery has designed a limited-edition single malt whisky to celebrate 20 years of the group’s past accomplishments, present triumphs, and the endless possibilities that lie … Continue reading Press Release: The Lakes – A New Whisky Collaboration With Simon Rogan

Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Stjärnrök

Towards the end of 2021, Mackmyra released what would be their final autumn/winter release in their successful and progressive Seasonal Collection: Stjärnrök. The name Stjärnrök translates into English as “Star Smoke” and whilst 2020’s autumn/winter release, Jaktlycka, focussed on the earlier season’s influences, the 2021 expression has focused particularly on nature’s more wintry elements. Think … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Stjärnrök

Press Release: Benromach Partners With MasterChef Star Sarah Rankin

Sarah Rankin, a MasterChef 2022 finalist hailing from Kinross, has partnered with Benromach Distillery to create a unique collection of recipes celebrating the art of cooking using locally-sourced, high-quality ingredients.  As well as giving viewers a firsthand insight into how she handcrafts her recipes, foodies can now access and recreate Sarah’s Benromach menu, which features … Continue reading Press Release: Benromach Partners With MasterChef Star Sarah Rankin

Tasting Notes: Aber Falls – 2021 Release

Based in Abergwyngregyn (Ah-burr-gwin-greg-inn), and named after the nearby waterfall, Aber Falls Distillery released its first single malt whisky in 2021 and, by doing so, became the first distillery to officially produce whisky in North Wales for over 100 years. (See notes on a historic month in North Wales whisky here.) [NB: It’s predecessor was … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Aber Falls – 2021 Release