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Scotland’s finest malt ‘marred by whiff of rotten eggs’

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Scotch whisky’s finest malts are being ruined by the smell of rotten eggs, an expert has suggested. Respected whisky writer Jim Murray claimed that sulphur being used to kill off bacteria in wooden casks is tarnishing the Scotland’s world famous brand. The barrels are used by distillers to “age” their product and mature its taste. …

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Sullivans Cove named Southern Hemisphere Whisky of the Year in 2013 Whisky Bible

Sullivans Cove, Tasmania’s luxury single malt whisky, has been named Southern Hemisphere Whisky of the Year in Jim Murray’s 2013 Whisky Bible. Sullivans Cove French Oak Cask HH509 scored 96.5/100, the highest score ever achieved by a Southern Hemisphere whisky, and was named Southern Hemisphere Whisky of the Year. It is one of only 60 …

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