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Rare Whisky Outperforms Gold Wine and Equities in Stellar Year

Rare Whisky Outperforms Gold Wine and Equities in Stellar Year

The market for rare whisky in 2015 significantly outperformed many other well established asset classes, including wine and gold, according to figures published today by whisky analyst, broker and investment experts Rare Whisky 101.

SMWS Release New Bourbon B4.1

SMWS Release New Bourbon B4.1

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is showcasing its reputation for bottling an ever-changing spectrum of spirits and flavours by releasing B4.1 Comforting coconut, bountiful banana, a bourbon from a new distillery to the Society, based in Chicago.

Douglas Laing Rebrands the Provenance Single Casks Range

Douglas Laing Rebrands the Provenance Single Casks Range

Douglas Laing, Icons of Whiskys Brand Innovator of the Year 2016, today unveils the new packaging for its Provenance Single Cask Scotch Whisky range.

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Three Ships 10yr Single Cask PX Finish

Three Ships 10yr Single Cask PX Finish

A while back a campaign by Mark Hughes (@fr1day) from Whisky Tasting Fellowship to get Three Ships to release more of their maturing whisky resulted in the release of this single cask.


Tobermory 20yr (Lady of the Glen)

Tobermory 20yr (Lady of the Glen)

It's been a little while since I tried any of the Lady of the Glen releases so it was great to be offered a sample of this Tobermory.


Yamazaki Distillers Reserve

Yamazaki Distillers Reserve

I've seen this Yamazaki Distillers Edition in my local Sainsburys along with the Hakushu Distillers Edition and never picked up either so on a recent sample swap with Johnnie Stumbler (@johnniestumbler) when the opportunity to try it arose I jumped at it


Orchard Pig Reveller

Orchard Pig Reveller

I now can't go anywhere without looking for a cider or whisky i've not tried before so a recent trip to the local JD Wetherspoons for a catch up with some friends resulted in my having a bottle of this Orchard Pig cider.


Hakushu Distillers Reserve

Hakushu Distillers Reserve

I've seen this Hakushu Distillers Edition in my local Sainsburys along with the Yamazaki Distillers Edition and never picked up either so on a recent sample swap with Johnnie Stumbler (@johnniestumbler) when the opportunity to try it arose I jumped at it


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