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Glendronach Trio

Award winning Aberdeenshire distillery GlenDronach, has announced the launch of three new single malt expressions. The three new releases comprise of: GlenDronach Peated (46% ABV) – GlenDronach 19 Year Old Madeira Cask Finish (46% ABV) and GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 5 (55.3% ABV). GlenDronach Peated was distilled using peated malted barley, then was first matured …

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Tomatin distillery release Batch 1 of new 36 year old whisky.

Tomatin have announced the launch of a new Tomatin 36 year old small batch release to their whisky range. Batch 1 of Tomatin 36 year old was matured in a combination of ex-Bourbon and ex-Oloroso sherry casks and is a limited release of 800 bottles which will be available in markets worldwide. Tomatin describe the …

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Beam Suntory launches Kilbeggan 8yo in European travel retail

Beam Suntory has announced the launch of Kilbeggan 8 Year Old Single Grain Irish Whiskey (40% ABV) across European Travel Retail. Following in the footsteps of the recently launched Kilbeggan 21 Year Old, this latest release further taps into the category’s continued strong growth in Travel Retail. Kilbeggan 8 Year Old, which is a rebranding …

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Jura Launches 1977 Vintage


Jura distillery has added a new, limited-edition vintage expression to its collection – the 1977. This uniquely crafted vintage takes its name from the Gaelic word for the Yew tree, which once sprawled across the entire island of Jura. Translated as ‘Juar’, the Yew tree has long been associated with immortality and regeneration, with some …

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Talisker 35yo part of special release range


Talisker-35YOEvery year Diageo announces a series of Special Release whiskies from famous and closed distilleries, and included in 2012′s range is a Talisker 35 year-old.

The 2012 range includes whiskies from Auchroisk, Brora, Caol Ila, Dalwhinnie, Port Ellen, Talisker and two from the Lagavulin distillery on Islay.

These hand crafted whiskies are almost always bottled at natural cask strength and Diageo says, “they show the purest evidence of each distillery’s craft”.

Arguably the pick of this year’s Special Releases is the Talisker 35 Year Old – the oldest whisky to be release by the Isle of Skye distillery.

Here’s a look through this year’s Diageo Special Releases: