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Berry Bros & Rudd launch Glenrothes extraordinary single cask 1968

Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits has announced the third release from its first series of single cask bottlings from the late 1960s and early 1970s; The Glenrothes Extraordinary Single Cask 1968. This latest release has been bottled from the contents of Cask #13507 – a second-fill hogshead cask, filled on 19th November 1968, which has …

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AnCnoc launched 1975 vintage

anCnoc Highland single malt Scotch whisky, has announced the launch of its latest vintage. Bottled in 2014, anCnoc 1975 (44.2% ABV) is the oldest expression ever released from Knockdhu Distillery and promises to be the ultimate treat for anCnoc fans and the most discerning whisky drinkers around the world. Produced from only three American oak …

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Heartwood wins 2015 Independent Bottler of the Year!

News just announced… – a huge congratulations to Tim Duckett & Heartwood!!! “WIZARDS OF WHISKY WORLD INDEPENDENT BOTTLER OF THE YEAR 2015 This is the first time that the independent award has gone outside the United Kingdom, but it goes to a company that has been ritually kicking butt for a couple of years now, and …

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“Rock Oyster” Island Vatted Malt From Douglas Laing

Established in 1948, leading independent Scotch whisky specialist, Douglas Laing & Co today announced the release of their brand new Island inspired “Vatted” Malt – Rock Oyster. Paying homage the sea, Douglas Laing’s Rock Oyster is a Small Batch bottling created using the finest maritime Malts including those distilled on the rightly esteemed Islands of …

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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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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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Tasmanian whisky scores gold at the World Whisky Masters 2014!!

Tasmanian whisky has cleaned up at the 2014 World Whisky Masters this year, with multiple entries scoring medals! The judges were impressed by the whiskies from Hellyers Road Distillery, which were “well constructed” and fruity, while an Ultra-Premium entry from Overeem was also described as “well balanced and accessible”.   Australiasian Single Malt Ultra-Premium Company Product Name …

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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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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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