Tag: malt

Aultmore gets exclusive travel retail launch

Two expressions of John & Sons’ single malt whisky Aultmore are being given an exclusive release in travel retail at World Duty Free Group (WDFG) this month. Aultmore 12 Year Old and 21 Year Old have launched in WDFG’s 23 stores across the UKas part of a year-long exclusive partnership with Bacardi Global Travel Retail. …

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Three New Special Releases From BenRiach & GlenDronach

The BenRiach Distillery Company have announced three new special releases the BenRiach 10th Anniversary bottling, the BenRiach 35 year old and the 24 year old Batch 6 of GlenDronach’s Grandeur series.The BenRiach Distillery Company have announced three new special releases – two from BenRiach itself and one from GlenDronach. First up we have the BenRiach …

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Glenglassaugh release extremely rare 51 year old expression.

Glenglassaugh today announced the launch of the extremely rare Glenglassaugh 51 Year Old single malt.Master Distiller Billy Walker specially selected the whisky which he describes as rich and flavoursome, it was distilled and filled to Bourbon Cask No. 3301 back on February 15th 1963. It lay slowly maturing in Glenglassaugh’s coastal warehouses at Portsoy for …

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Work officially begins on new Macallan distillery

Edrington has marked the official start of works on its iconic new distillery and visitor centre for The Macallan. The Macallan is one of the core brands of Edrington, one of Scotland’s premier producers and distributors of global spirits brands. Edrington Chief Executive, Ian Curle was joined on site at The Macallan estate in Speyside …

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Glenfiddich The Original

Glenfiddich The Original, a unique taste of single malt history. Glenfiddich The Original is a unique limited edition expression which was inspired by the Glenfiddich 1963 Straight Malt, the first ever single malt to be actively marketed internationally, effectively establishing the entire single malt category we know today. Glenfiddich The Original is a reproduction of …

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Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre officially opens its doors!!

The Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre officially opened its doors to the public on Monday December 1st. Located in The East Neuk of Fife and overlooking the world-renowned Kingsbarns Championship Golf Course, the arrival of this single malt distillery to the area officially marries together two of Scotland’s finest exports, golf and whisky and is …

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Ex-Bruichladdich CEO Reynier speaks out over new Irish whiskey venture

Former Bruichladdich head Mark Reynier has said he will apply the lessons he learned reviving the Islay distillery to his new Irish whiskey project. Reynier’s company, Renegade Spirits, today announced it has bought Diageo’s former Guinness site in Waterford, Ireland and plans to turn it into a distillery. It marks Reynier’s return to spirits after …

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AnCnoc releases 2000 vintage scotch whisky

Inver House Distillers has released a 2000 vintage of its anCnoc single malt Scotch whisky, matured at the Knockdhu Distillery in Banffshire. Just 1,000 cases of the limited edition have been produced for select markets and will be rolled out this month. The 46% abv expression has been matured in ex-Sherry butts and ex-Bourbon barrels, …

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The Balvenie to Release DoubleWood 17 Year Old

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In celebration of The Balvenie’s David Stewart, the longest serving Malt Master in the business and who has worked at The Balvenie since 1962, The Balvenie is releasing The Balvenie DoubleWood 17 Year Old. David Stewart has been credited with creating the first whisky to be finished in a barrel other than the one it …

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Diageo announces Talisker Dark Storm

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Diageo has announced the release of Talisker Dark Storm, the smokiest whisky produced by the Skye distillery to date. Created exclusively for travel retail, Talisker Dark Storm is a 45.8%abv Single malt Scotch matured in heavily charred oak casks for flavours of “blackcurrant, liquorice and powerful smoke”. The release follows that of Talisker Storm, which …

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