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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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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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Highland Park concludes with the arrival of the All-Father

HP Odin bottle pack

Direct from the gates of Valhalla, Highland Park has unveiled the last in the series of stunning whiskies that celebrates its Norse heritage. ODIN, named for the King of Asgard himself, joins Thor, Loki and the beautiful Freya to complete Highland Park’s Valhalla Collection. Legend has it that Odin, All-father of the gods and ruler …

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Wemyss releases new batch of single cask bottlings

Wemyss single casks Feb 2015 low

Edinburgh based boutique spirits company Wemyss Malts has today announced the release of its latest batch of single cask Scotch whiskies. Each cask has been selected and named by the Wemyss tasting panel, under the watchful eye of industry aficionado Charlie Maclean. As per all Wemyss single cask bottlings, each whisky has been named after …

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Woodford Reserve announces the launch of its Kentucky Straight Rye

woodford rye

Woodford Reserve has announced the release of its latest permanent product extension, Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. This latest release showcases the company’s ongoing commitment to both whiskey lovers and innovation within the industry. Woodford Reserve Rye (45.2%) is the third permanent line extension to join the portfolio, which includes the original Woodford Reserve …

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Sullivans Cove American Oak named Liquid Gold

Sullivans Cove, Tasmania’s world leading luxury single malt whisky, has been awarded a coveted Liquid Gold award in Jim Murray’s 2015 Whisky Bible. Sullivans Cove American Oak Cask HH0047 scored 95.5/100, the highest score ever achieved by an Australian whisky in this year’s bible. This is an exceptional achievement for the distillery’s American Oak variety …

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Glenmorangie announces it’s latest private edition

Glenmorangie Tùsail

Glenmorangie’s has today officially announced the sixth release in its Private Edition series, Glenmorangie Tùsail. Every year since 2010, Glenmorangie has released a rare single malt crafted and designed to inspire and intrigue whisky connoisseurs and collectors. The latest release, Glenmorangie Tùsail (Scots Gaelic for originary) invites aficionados to explore a distinctive variety of barley’s …

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Chivas completes construction on new Dalmunach Distillery

Chivas Brothers, has completed the construction of its new Dalmunach distillery in Speyside, reinforcing its long term growth prospects in the face of increased global demand for Scotch whisky. Built using the latest innovations and environmental expertise such as heat recovery technology, the distillery is capable of producing up to 10 million litres of high …

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Jim Beam release refreshed Pre-Prohibition style Rye Whiskey

Jim Beam has announced the release of a refreshed – Pre-Prohibition Style version of its Kentucky straight rye whiskey The new Jim Beam Pre-Prohibition Style Rye (45% ABV) has a distinct spicy flavour and long, soft finish, and makes the product perfectly mixable for any classic or contemporary rye whiskey cocktail.Founded in 1795, Jim Beam …

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John Dewar and Sons launch new Aultmore single malts

Aultmore 12YO

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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