Category Archive: Scotland

BENROMACH RELEASES ONE OF ITS RAREST EXPRESSIONS TO DATE

Benromach 35yo

The Benromach Distillery Company, has today announced the launch of one of their rarest expressions to date. Benromach 35 Years Old (43% ABV) was crafted and laid down to mature at the distillery in the 1980’s, before the Urquhart family, owners of leading whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail, revived it in 1998. Handcrafted using the …

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Toast Scotland’s Favourite Son with the only official Robert Burns whisky this Burns Night

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Celebrate one of the biggest parties in the Scottish calendar a dram of Robert Burns Single Malt from the award-winning Scotch whisky producer, Isle of Arran Distillers this January 25th. The only whisky endorsed by the World Robert Burns Federation, it’s the perfect choice for raising a birthday toast to Scotland’s most beloved poet. Born …

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TALISKER LAUNCHES NEW TRAVEL RETAIL EXCLUSIVE

Diageo has announced the launch of a new non-age statement Travel Retail exclusive expression, from its multi-award winning Isle of Skye distillery, Talisker. Talisker Neist Point (45.8% ABV) is the latest creation from the distillery’s Malt Master, Craig Wilson, and is said to showcase a wider range of Talisker characteristics rather than any single aspect …

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Diageo unveils three rare Scotch whiskies

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Diageo Global Travel and Middle East (GTME) has unveiled three extremely rare single malt whiskies, two of which are available exclusively in travel retail outlets: Port Ellen 33 Years Old (RRP US$7,020), Cragganmore 43 Years Old (RRP US$3,800) and Royal Lochnagar 36 Years Old (RRP US$5,550), of which a small number of bottles will be …

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BALLANTINE’S LAUNCHES NEW DOUBLE CHARRED EXPRESSION

Ballantines Hard Fired

Ballantine’s Blended Scotch Whisky has announced the launch of a new expression, which is said to have had its taste profile developed through the transformative power of fire. Ballantine’s Hard Fired (40% ABV) has been made using American oak barrels which were chosen by the Ballantine’s wood management team. The barrels were then sent to …

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GLENDRONACH ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF A TRIO OF NEW SINGLE MALT RELEASES

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Award winning Aberdeenshire distillery GlenDronach, has announced the launch of three new single malt expressions. The three new releases comprise of: GlenDronach Peated (46% ABV) – GlenDronach 19 Year Old Madeira Cask Finish (46% ABV) and GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 5 (55.3% ABV). GlenDronach Peated was distilled using peated malted barley, then was first matured …

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The Deveron Single Malt Scotch Whisky

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Just in time for Christmas, John Dewars & Co have launched The Deveron 10, 12 and 18 year old from their MacDuff distillery. John Dewar & Sons has now launched The Deveron single malt whisky range which is the fifth and final Dewar’s owned single malt to join their “The Last Great Malts of Scotland”; …

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CHIVAS BROTHERS ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE ROYAL SALUTE AGE COLLECTION

Chivas Brothers has today announced the launch of a new collection of whiskies as part of its Royal Salute blended whisky range. Royal Salute ‘The Age Collection’ which is said to be a tribute to time, legacy and longevity, is comprised of ten blends, with the youngest containing whiskies that are 21 years or older, …

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Introducing The Ardmore Port Wood Finish

Ardmore Port Wood

The Ardmore Single Malt Scotch Whisky, distributed by Maxxium UK, has launched The Ardmore Port Wood Finish. The new expression is distilled with the same traditional methods used at the distillery since 1898, before being double-cask matured for 12 years in traditional American white oak ex-bourbon barrels and then finished in European half port pipes. …

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New range of malts from Glenturret unveiled

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Marking 240 years of distilling on the same site in Crieff, Glenturret Distillery has unveiled a range of single malts that reinforce the brand’s heritage as Scotland’s only remaining producer of hand mashed whisky. The distinctive new range reveals abold return to the marketplace for the niche premium malt, traditionally used as a key ingredient …

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