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Diageo unveils three rare Scotch whiskies

Diageo Global Travel and Middle East (GTME) has unveiled three extremely rare single malt whiskies, two of which are available exclusively in travel retail outlets: Port Ellen 33 Years Old (RRP US$7,020), Cragganmore 43 Years Old (RRP US$3,800) and Royal Lochnagar 36 Years Old (RRP US$5,550), of which a small number of bottles will be …

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Amrut Relees World’s First Ever Multi-wood Barrel Single Malt Whisky

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Amrut releases world’s first ever multi-wood barrel Single Malt Whisky – Amrut Spectrum Amrut Distilleries, Bangalore known the world over for their popular single malts such as the Fusion, Naarangi, Herald and Greedy Angels have launched the Amrut Spectrum ® single malt, the first ever whisky in the world to be produced in a custom …

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First single malt whisky with glass closure

Online whisky retailer and independent bottler Master of Malt has announced an experiment – whiskies bottled with glass closures instead of traditional corks or screw tops. This is the first time a closure of this type has been used to bottle single malt whisky. Corks have been used to close whisky bottles for centuries, but, …

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BenRiach launches a trio of new cask finishes

The BenRiach Distillery Company has today announced the launch of three new expressions, which illustrate Master Distiller Billy Walker’s unique ability to marry whisky with wood to create complex, sublime drams. The new trio of releases consists of; BenRiach 15 Year Old Sauternes Finish and BenRiach 18 Year Old Albariza, which is a peated whisky …

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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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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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Talisker introduces new port-finished single malt whisky

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Following the successful launch of Talisker Storm in March, the famous single malt scotch whisky from the Isle of Skye is now acquiring another new family member, this time enriched by double maturation in port cask wood. It has been named Talisker Port Ruighe, after the principal town and port on the Isle of Skye, …

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Glenfarclas unveils rare port cask whisky


Glenfarclas has taken a step away from its famously Sherry-led style with the launch of a 31-year-old single Port cask expression. Laid down in 1981, the whisky was bottled in July 2012 at 42.8% abv, with the 480 bottles being made exclusively available to the UK and French markets at an RRP of £280 per …

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New Glenfiddich “Age of Discovery”


Glenfiddich has revealed that the third release in its Age of Discovery series is a red wine cask finish. The third release of Glenfiddich’s Age of Discovery series is a red wine cask finish.The 19-year-old single malt whisky, a homage to the expeditions of Charles Darwin, has been finished in 200-litre casks previously used to …

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Glenrothes Extraordinary Cask Collection


The Glenrothes single Speyside malt whisky, distributed by Maxxium UK is bolstering its range with a new series of single cask bottlings from the late 1960s and 1970s. Since 1994 The Glenrothes has released less than one single cask a year. However, The Glenrothes newest series, The Extraordinary Cask Collection, will be welcomed by whisky …

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