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The 2016 Diageo Special Releases Reviewed

The 2016 Diageo Special Releases Reviewed

Every year since 2001 Diageo have had an annual Special Releases selection of rare and unusual bottlings, usually at natural cask strength, and this year is no different.

Diageo Introduces the 2016 Special Releases Collection

Diageo Introduces the 2016 Special Releases Collection

The Diageo Special Releases series began in 2001 taking over, in part, from the Rare malts series which ran from 1995-2005. Every year Diageo release a selection of some of their most prized whiskies in forms not normally available any other way, or sometimes not available at all any other way.

Perthshire Cheese with a Whisky Twist is a Hit

Perthshire Cheese with a Whisky Twist is a Hit

An artisanal Perthshire cheese made with Glenturret whisky has been a hit at farmers' markets as food and drink lovers get a taste for mixing two home-grown delicacies in one bite.

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Port Ellen 37 Year Old (2016 Special Releases)

Port Ellen 37 Year Old (2016 Special Releases)

This Port Ellen 37 Year Old was bottled as part of the 2016 Diageo Special Releases and tasted at their launch event in London.


Mannochmore 25 Year Old (2016 Special Releases)

Mannochmore 25 Year Old (2016 Special Releases)

This Mannochmore 25 Year Old was bottled as part of the 2016 Diageo Special Releases and tasted at their launch event in London.


Linkwood 37 Year Old (2016 Special Releases)

Linkwood 37 Year Old (2016 Special Releases)

This Linkwood 37 Year Old was bottled as part of the 2016 Diageo Special Releases and tasted at their launch event in London.


Lagavulin 12 Year Old (2016 Special Releases)

Lagavulin 12 Year Old (2016 Special Releases)

This Lagavulin 12 Year Old was bottled as part of the 2016 Diageo Special Releases and tasted at their launch event in London.


Glenkinchie 24 Year Old (2016 Special Releases)

Glenkinchie 24 Year Old (2016 Special Releases)

This Glenkinchie 24 Year Old was bottled as part of the 2016 Diageo Special Releases and tasted at their launch event in London.


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