Tag: malt whisky

Heartwood release new expression – The Convict Resurrection

Fantastic news from Tim over at Tasmanian Heartwood Malt Whisky: “It’s taken time. It’s big. It’s origin is a Port Cask from Tasmania Distillery, Sullivan’s Cove. Distilled by Bill and Patrick. It’s over 14 years old………AND IT IS 72%ABV (not our strongest but very close) and its recipe is top secret, apart from the information …

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John Dewar and Sons launch new Aultmore single malts

John Dewar & Sons Ltd has unveiled a new range of proprietary bottlings from the Aultmore Distillery, forming part of its ‘Last Great Malts’ of Scotland range. The new range of 12, 21 and 25 Year Old expressions will offer consumers a rare chance to savour a whisky shrouded in secrecy for over a century.Aultmore …

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Rare Aberfeldy 28YO launched as DFS exclusive

Bacardi Global Travel Retail’s latest launch from Aberfeldy Distillery – Aberfeldy Gold of Pitilie 28YO is a limited edition of just eight bottles that went on sale exclusively at the DFS Group-curated fourth annual Masters of Wines and Spirits presentation in Singapore on 8 November. Crafted by master blender Stephanie Macleod, Aberfeldy Gold of Pitilie is a 28-year-old single Highland malt …

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Royal Salute unveils prestigious new packaging

Royal Salute has unveiled a contemporary new look for its 21 Year Old expression. The Royal Salute 21 Year Old’s new bottle reflects the power and grace of Master Distiller Colin Scott’s craftsmanship. Colin Scott maintains consistent high quality throughout the production process, selecting rare and prized malt and grain whiskies laid down over 21 …

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The Glenlivet looks to triple capacity

Just weeks after announcing it achieved sales of one million cases for the first time, Chivas Brothers is now seeking to triple capacity of The Glenlivet Distillery, reports claim. According to the Press and Journal, a proposals to build new facilities and upgrade existing ones at The Glenlivet Distillery in Speyside have already been approved by …

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Hellyers Road makes Chinese and French connections

Tasmanian whisky was recently profiled extensively to national and international audiences as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic visit to Hobart. Three of the State’s best known single malt distilleries were selected for inclusion on major event menus relating to President Xi’s visit, foremost of which was the inclusion of Hellyers Road Distillery’s Peated …

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Bowmore announce long-awaited second release of 50 year old expression

Bowmore, Islay’s first Single Malt Scotch Whisky, announce the highly-anticipated second release of Bowmore 50 Year Old, launching on 1st December 2014. 50 bottles of the 1961 expression will be released this year, with 200 bottles of this extremely rare range being made available globally over a four year period. Distilled one very cold day …

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Teeling Whiskey Distillery Take Delivery Of New Pot Stills

First new copper pot stills arrive in Dublin in over 125 years. The production of the first Irish whiskey produced in Dublin in over 125 years got one step closer this week when the new Teeling Distillery located in Dublin’s Newmarket in The Liberties took delivery of three new, handcrafted copper pot stills. The pot …

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Aultmore gets exclusive travel retail launch

Two expressions of John & Sons’ single malt whisky Aultmore are being given an exclusive release in travel retail at World Duty Free Group (WDFG) this month. Aultmore 12 Year Old and 21 Year Old have launched in WDFG’s 23 stores across the UKas part of a year-long exclusive partnership with Bacardi Global Travel Retail. …

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Three New Special Releases From BenRiach & GlenDronach

The BenRiach Distillery Company have announced three new special releases the BenRiach 10th Anniversary bottling, the BenRiach 35 year old and the 24 year old Batch 6 of GlenDronach’s Grandeur series.The BenRiach Distillery Company have announced three new special releases – two from BenRiach itself and one from GlenDronach. First up we have the BenRiach …

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