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The Glenrothes releases ‘Manse Brae’ range


Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits has for the first time unveiled a series of whiskies exclusively for the international travel retail channel. The expressions celebrate the spiritual home of The Glenrothes: named after the street on which Rothes House, stands, the Manse Brae range comprises Manse Reserve, Elders’ Reserve and Minister’s Reserve. Rothes House was …

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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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Scotland’s finest malt ‘marred by whiff of rotten eggs’


Scotch whisky’s finest malts are being ruined by the smell of rotten eggs, an expert has suggested. Respected whisky writer Jim Murray claimed that sulphur being used to kill off bacteria in wooden casks is tarnishing the Scotland’s world famous brand. The barrels are used by distillers to “age” their product and mature its taste. …

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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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