The Glenlivet launches the Master Distiller’s Reserve collection

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The Glenlivet has announced the launch of two new NAS expressions that will join its Master Distiller’s Reserve, as part of a new collection of triple-cask matured single malt whiskies, available exclusively in Travel Retail. The Glenlivet Master Distiller’s Reserve collection, is said to bring exceptional cask quality and a unique breadth and depth of …

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Glendronach launches new 8 year old single malt

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Award winning Aberdeenshire distillery GlenDronach, has released The Hielan, a new 8 Year Old Highland single malt expression. Launched as a lead into their portfolio of aged whisky expressions and in a bid to fill what the brand believes is a gap in the age market. GlenDronach – The Hielan (46% ABV) is a heartfelt …

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Irish Distillers announce launch of Bordeaux Wine Cask Finished Green Spot

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Irish Distillers has today announced the launch of the first ever Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey to be finished in Bordeaux wine casks. Green Spot Château Léoville Barton (46% ABV) is a new variant of the much renowned Irish whiskey, which can trace its roots back to Dublin-based wine merchants, Mitchell & Son, who matured, …

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Tullamore D.E.W. announces the launch of world’s first cider cask finished Irish whiskey

Tullamore D.E.W. has today officially announced the launch of the world’s first cider cask finished Irish whiskey, which will be available exclusively in Travel Retail. Tullamore D.E.W. Cider Cask Finish (40% ABV) combines two of Ireland’s oldest crafts, cider-making and whiskey-making. The result is a triple distilled blend that is said to take the senses …

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Benromach 15 Years Old launched

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A notable new addition to the Benromach stable of classic Speyside single malt whiskies has gone on sale. Benromach 15 Years Old has a distinctive golden amber colour thanks to long maturation in sherry and bourbon casks and a soft smokiness. It tastes of luscious sherry and rich fruitcake with stewed plums and a hint …

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Burn Stewart Distillers release rare 42 year old Ledaig single malt

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Burn Stewart Distillers has this week announced the release of a rare and limited edition Ledaig 42 Year Old bottling. Ledaig Dùsgadh, which takes its name from the Scots Gaelic for ‘awakening’ is the rarest and oldest Ledaig expression ever to be released from the Tobermory Distillery on the Isle of Mull. It’s said that …

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Glenturrent Distillery releases rare online exclusive single cask bottling

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The Glenturret Distillery has this week announced the released a rare 28 Year Old single cask bottling; The Brock Malloy Edition #Cask328, which has been described as the best cask that has ever been released by Scotland’s oldest working distillery. On the 16th Decemeber 1986, two local stillmen, Hugh Malloy and Chic Brock delicately filled …

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Chivas Regal launches “The Icon”

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Pernod Ricard, has today unveiled what it says is the pinnacle of the Chivas Regal range; Chivas Regal The Icon. Created with a blend of some of the rarest and oldest whiskies available to Chivas Regal, a few of which are from distilleries that have long since fallen silent. Chivas Regal The Icon (40% ABV) …

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Laphroaig Confirms Limited Return of 15 Year Old

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As Laphroaig prepares for its bicentennial celebrations later this year on Islay, the Beam Suntory-owned distillery has officially confirmed the limited return of Laphroaig 15 Year Old as part of the celebration. The 15-year-old single malt was dropped from Laphroaig’s permanent range several years ago in favor of an 18-year-old expression, but distillery manager John …

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First single malt whisky with glass closure

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Online whisky retailer and independent bottler Master of Malt has announced an experiment – whiskies bottled with glass closures instead of traditional corks or screw tops. This is the first time a closure of this type has been used to bottle single malt whisky. Corks have been used to close whisky bottles for centuries, but, …

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