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Tassie whisky named world’s best single malt

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Tasmanian distillery Sullivan’s Cove has been named the world’s best single malt whisky at the World Whiskies Award held on Thursday night in London. Sullivan’s Cove’s French Oak Cask variety was judged the global winner, as well as Australia’s best, from a high-quality pool of single malt entries. They included Scotland’s Bunnahabain, Aberfeldy, Glenkinchie and …

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Karuizawa 1960 “Worlds oldest and rarest Japanese Whisky”


Number One Drinks Co has released 41 bottles of Karuizawa 1960 Cask #5627, the “world’s oldest and rarest Japanese whisky”, at £12,500 each. Each bottle of Karuizawa 1960 Cask #5627 is worth £12,500 each Aged in sherry oak hogsheads and bottled at 53.2% abv, Karuizawa 1960 is presented in a case modeled after traditional Japanese …

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Win a Tasmanian Wilderness Adventure with Sullivans Cove


Win a Tasmanian Wilderness Adventure with Sullivans Cove this Christmas – at participating stores around Hobart. Buy any bottle of Sullivans Cove and stand the chance to win a seaplane flight with Tasmanian Air Adventures and a wilderness cruise with Pennicott! Get involved! Entries close midnight Christmas Eve! The following stores are participating in the Sullivans Cove …

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Pulteney sails in the blue with 40YO release


Pulteney Distillery in Wick has unveiled its oldest bottling – a limited edition 40 year old single malt Scotch whisky in distinctive hand-crafted packaging. Distillery manager, Malcolm Waring has selected and hand-filled every bottle from the ex American bourbon and Spanish sherry casks in which the malt has been maturing. Tudor Crystal Design, created the …

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The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Whisky

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suntory releases limited edition the rolling stones 50th anniversary whisky ctvl3To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the world-famous rock band The Rolling Stones, Suntory Liquors will release a limited edition of its blended whisky Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Whisky as part of the Stones Bar series on October 30, limited to 150 bottles.

Suntory has received high praise for its new cross-category Stones Bar series (including beer, cocktails, and highballs) featuring The Rolling Stones’ iconic lips and tongue logo, launched on June 19.

Now, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the formation of this legendary rock band, Suntory will release a new blended whisky, The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Whisky as part of the Stones Bar series.

New Glengoyne collection well ‘Worth the Wait’


An exclusive new range of Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has been unveiled by Ian Macleod Distillers to reinforce this unique award-winning brands premium position in the malt category. The repackaged and enhanced collection from Scotland’s leading independent family owned distiller truly reflects the malts’ outstanding sherry credentials. In addition to the 10yo, 12yo …

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John Walker & Sons Odyssey


JWOdyssey2JOHN WALKER & SONS ODYSSEY commemorates the vision and enduring entrepreneurial spirit of Sir Alexander Walker through the ultra modern interpretation of his legendary 1932 “nautical” decanter bottle. Inspired by Sir Alexander Walker’s passion for epic journey’s; which saw his “SWING” whisky reach new heights of innovation in its blending and bottle design to become a firm favourite with the traveling elite.

JOHN WALKER & SONS ODYSSEY is crafted from three very rare, hand picked, single malts that are carefully blended and married in European Oak Casks. Also known as “The Rare Triple Malt”.

Jura announces new 30yo “Standing Stone”


Jura30yoJura distillery has added a 30 year old single malt whisky to its collection.

Called the Standing Stone, or ‘Camas an Staca’ in Gaelic, the new expression takes its name from the largest of Jura’s eight standing stones. Known as ‘The Bay of the Protecting Rocks’ this imposing 12 foot obelisk is reputedly all that remains of a stone circle laid some 3,000 years ago by the earliest Diurachs to appease the spirits.

The iconic Jura bottle is presented in a beautiful display case that opens its doors to showcase the bottle and reveal the story of the whisky. Meticulously detailed, the bottle is in-filled with copper wax, with a matching metal plaque.

Jura ‘Camus an Staca’ will be available for purchase in selected whisky stores across the world from December at RRP £350 per 70cl.

Whisky lovers expected to bid up to £150k to savour rare island malt

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Bowmore 1957 wht bkgrnd MEDWHISKY lovers are never shy of spending a pretty penny for a drop of the finest amber nectar.

But even the most dedicated connoisseur might think twice about buying a dram of what is tipped to be the UK’s most expensive bottle of whisky.

A luxury bottle of rare whisky lovingly distilled over 54 years is going under the hammer in a city auction house next week with an estimated price tag of up to £150,000.

The cost of one nip would pay for a ticket on a luxury cruise liner – the bottle would buy you a house.

The Bowmore 1957, being sold at Bonhams on Queen Street, is tipped to break UK records as the most expensive bottle of whisky ever sold at auction – and experts believe it may even best the current world record.

At £3500 per dram, the exclusive whisky is beyond the finances of most 
collectors, but it is thought that there will be global interest in its sale from buyers as far afield as Europe, the Far East and the US.

A bottle of 64-year-old Macallan in Lalique glassware, sold at Sotheby’s in New York, holds the Guinness World Record for the dearest whisky ever sold at auction, fetching a staggering £291,125 in 2010.

International Beverage serves up new premium launches in Cannes

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anCnoc peter arkleInternational Beverage Holdings has announced a series of premium and super premium launches for its single malt Scotch whisky brands – anCnoc, Speyburn, Old Pulteney and Balblair – scheduled for the TFWA World Exhibition this month (Stand number: Marine Village S2).

anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky will unveil its first Peter Arkle limited edition travel retail exclusive, to mark its collaboration with the New-York based Scottish illustrator. The partnership, which launched earlier this year to bring the spirit of anCnoc’s ‘modern tradition’ positioning to life, has seen Arkle develop a range of anCnoc designs, each based on distinctive aspects of the Knockdhu distillery.


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