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Diageo has announced the launch of a new non-age statement Travel Retail exclusive expression, from its multi-award winning Isle of Skye distillery, Talisker. Talisker Neist Point (45.8% ABV) is the latest creation from the distillery’s Malt Master, Craig Wilson, and is said to showcase a wider range of Talisker characteristics rather than any single aspect …

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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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Tullamore D.E.W. announces the launch of world’s first cider cask finished Irish whiskey

Tullamore D.E.W. has today officially announced the launch of the world’s first cider cask finished Irish whiskey, which will be available exclusively in Travel Retail. Tullamore D.E.W. Cider Cask Finish (40% ABV) combines two of Ireland’s oldest crafts, cider-making and whiskey-making. The result is a triple distilled blend that is said to take the senses …

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Mortlach Special Strength is travel exclusive

Diageo has launched a limited edition Mortlach single malt Scotch whisky especially for travel retail. Mortlach, dubbed “the beast of Dufftown”, is a ‘best-kept secret’ among those in the know and previously released, limited quantities have been snapped up by enthusiasts. After decades as a single malt used by blenders in some of the world’s …

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Jameson unveils its 5th annual limited edition bottling

Jameson, has unveiled its fifth annual limited edition bottle as it gears up for St. Patrick’s Day 2015. Designed by award-winning, Dublin-based illustrator, Steve Simpson, the bottle forms the flagship of Jameson’s much-anticipated ‘Hello Dublin’ celebrations in Dublin and around the world this March. Simpson’s innovative design captures the soul, warmth and wit of the …

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Inver House releases anCnoc 18YO single malt

An 18 year old expression of anCnoc Highland single malt Scotch whisky has been released by Inver House’s Knockdhu Distillery. An initial 6,000 bottles will be available globally. Matured in hand selected Spanish oak ex-sherry casks and American oak ex-bourbon casks, each 70cl bottle will have an RRP of £70 and an ABV of 46%. …

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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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Johnnie Walker releases “The Gold Route”


Diageo has announced the release of the second expression in its exclusive travel retail Johnnie Walker Explorers’ Club Collection – The Gold Route. Johnnie Walker The Gold Route is the second release in the brand’s Explorers’ Club CollectionThe expression takes its inspiration from the journeys made by the Walker family through central America through the …

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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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Diageo Reveals New Johnnie Walker Explorers’ Club Whisky Series


The first series of three whiskies – the company has hinted that more collections will follow – starts with The Trade Routes Series and the December release of Johnnie Walker The Spice Road, created by master blender Jim Beveridge to evoke the aromas of Asia. Priced at US$43 for a one-litre bottle, Spice Road will …

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