On 3rd February 1940 in a quiet corner in the north of Scotland, George Urquhart and his father, John, had the extraordinary foresight and vision to lay down spirit from Glenlivet Distillery in a bespoke Gordon & MacPhail cask to be enjoyed by future generations. Cask 340 To celebrate John and George Urquhart’s vision, Gordon … Continue reading Press Release: Gordon & MacPhail Introduces The World’s Oldest Single Malt Scotch Whisky
That word is not what you think it is… It is MACKMYRA! The Swedish whisky makers have now literally pushed the boat out and have announced that they are ageing some of their whisky in casks on a barge on the River Seine in Paris! That's right... on a boat! Mackmyra Angela D’Orazio and the … Continue reading News: I’m On A Boat M******a!
Tomatin, the award-winning Highland single malt, is today announcing the launch of a four-part limited release series, 12 years in the making. The French Collection is a series of exceptional whiskies exhibiting the unique influence imparted by different French wine and spirits casks, hand-selected for the maturation process. The whisky, distilled in 2008, began its … Continue reading Press Release: Tomatin Launches The French Collection
The Lakes Distillery evolves its sherry-led house style with The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.4. English whiskymaker The Lakes Distillery has announced the release of their latest single malt whisky, The Whiskymaker's Reserve No.4. Whiskymaker’s Reserve No. 4 An evolution in the journey to define their sherry-led house style, the new whisky is an artistic exploration of … Continue reading Press Release: Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No. 4
Ever since tasting Tomatin's seasonal Cù Bòcan whiskies last year, I have bought bottles for both myself, and - the ultimate test - for friends, and have even converted a seasoned whisky drinker to "unlocking the unusual". You can see my notes on the Signature release here. I realise that I got so wrapped up … Continue reading News: Cù Bòcan – Unlocking The Unusual
Orange Wine and Sherry cask finishes enhance The Lakes Distillery’s One whisky collection. The Lakes Distillery has unveiled two new whiskies as part of The One collection; The One Orange Wine Cask Finished Whisky and The One Sherry Cask Finished Whisky. With The Lakes Single Malt at its heart - blended with select Scotch grain … Continue reading Press Release: The One – Orange Wine and Sherry Cask Finishes
Due for release on 15th June, the third expression in The Lakes Distillery’s Whiskymaker’s Reserve series has been unveiled as a new and aromatic single malt whisky, matured in the finest, meticulously sourced PX, Oloroso, Cream Sherry, and red wine casks. Appealing to those who appreciate the complexity of a multi-layered approach to flavour creation, … Continue reading Press Release: Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.3