Category Archive: World

Heartwood wins Jim Murray award!

  Every year Whisky guru Jim Murray releases his whisky “bible”, and crowns the worlds best whiskies and whiskeys in varying classes from around the world – this year, Tasmanian Independant Bottler and master whisky tinkerer “Heartwood Malt Whisky” owned by Tim Duckett, has claimed the 2016 Southern Hemisphere Whisky of the Year award. Adding …

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World Whiskies Awards

Sullivans Cove was named best craft distillery outside the United Kingdom. Sullivans Cove owner Patrick Maguire said the award, which came after the distillery won world’s best whisky last year, had cemented Tasmania’s reputation internationally. “This has told me that the outside world and the giants of the whisky distilling industry have accepted what we’re doing …

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Kilbeggan 21yo launches in European travel-retail

Beam Suntory has launched the Kilbeggan 21yo,  a limited-edition bottling of the oldest blended Irish whiskey from the Kilbeggan Distilling Co., across European travel-retail. Available now, the Kilbeggan 21yo is distributed by Maxxium Travel Retail (MTR) in the European travel-retail market. Tt has an ABV of 40% and retails at €99 for a 70cl bottle. With its beautiful …

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Sweden’s Smogen distillery launches its first expression in the UK

The first chance to taste single malt whisky from Sweden’s Smögen Distillery, has arrived. Produced in small batches in a 600 litre spirit pot still, the spirit has been matured in a combination of new European oak casks and former Bordeaux casks. Smögen Primör is heavily peated, powerful and rich for its age, natural in …

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