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

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