It has been my intention for a while to add more food related content to this website, but I was always a little put off as I had originally named it Toms Whisky Reviews, but that doesn't really encompass all that i like writing about.
Whisky fans across the country may want to book a trip to Edinburgh as soon as possible with the news that international whisky doyen Charles MacLean has handpicked a guest whisky list of 30 old and rare bottles for the city’s new whisky bar, Kaleidoscope.
Independent bottler Wemyss Malts is releasing three new blended malts to complement its award winning range. Wemyss Malts – Batch Strength is a new range of blended malts that have been blended from a selection of extraordinary casks of single malt whiskies from over 10 Scottish distilleries, each utilising signature malts to define their flavour and aroma as the whisky names suggests.
The Blended Whisky Company has revealed their newest limited edition release, The Half-Century Blend, honouring the era before the whisky-boom and the quest for increased yields at all costs.
Now in its 21st year, the award-winning Isle of Arran Distillery continues to celebrate the whisky-making heritage of its island home with the highly-anticipated second release in its Smugglers' Series.
Ballantine's, the world's No. 2 Scotch whisky, has partnered with renowned music video director and photographer, Dave Ma, to launch three new limited e dition gift packs for 2016. Created to champion inspiring and innovative individuals who are committed to expressing their creativity in unique ways, for its second year Ballantine's Artist Series gift packs showcase Dave Ma's unique perspective of Scotland, the home of the whisky, in a series of stunning aerial photographs.
The Macallan's unwavering commitment to exceptional wood management defines every aspect of its whisky creation and the launch of the new Double Cask 12 Years Old is further testament to this
Longmorn single malt Scotch whisky has unveiled two new expressions to complete the Longmorn portfolio; Longmorn 23 Year Old and a luxurious reinterpretation of the renowned Longmorn 16 Year Old. The bottlings join Longmorn The Distiller’s Choice in the line-up, offering Scotch whisky connoisseurs around the world the ultimate single malt Scotch whisky experience that pushes the boundaries of luxury, quality and craftsmanship.
Independent bottler Wemyss Malts has released a bountiful crop of twelve new single cask whiskies ranging from 14 to 27 years old. These whiskies were selected and named after the aromas and flavours associated with a harvest festival or a pantry of autumnal fare discovered within by the Wemyss tasting panel. Each bottling has a descriptive name illustrating the whisky’s character, are bottled in their natural colour and are non-chill-filtered.
Douglas Laing, World Whiskies Awards Brand Innovators of the Year 2016, today announces the launch of Yula 21 Years Old, the second of a three-part series of Island Malt Scotch Whisky, inspired by the eponymous ancient Islay legend of a beautiful but tragic Norse goddess.
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.
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.
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.
Ian Macleod Distillers has taken ownership of the well-established and fast-growing Spencerfield Spirit Company, including its flagship brand, Edinburgh Gin.
Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, today announced new roles for revered Master Blenders Colin Scott and Sandy Hyslop. The move coincides with the unveiling of an enhanced Chivas Brothers Blending Team, reinforcing the company’s expertise in crafting world-leading, blended Scotch whisky.
Ardbeg has announced that its latest Limited Edition whisky is a 21 year old single malt, distilled at one of the most turbulent times in Ardbeg’s history. A testament to the dedication of those who fought through the Distillery’s darkest days to keep its untamed spirit alive, Ardbeg Twenty One will be released exclusively to Ardbeg’s loyal following, the Ardbeg Committee, in recognition of their vital role in safeguarding the Distillery’s future.
The value of collectable bottles of Scotch whisky traded within a half year period has surpassed £5 million for the first time since records began in 2008, according to figures published today by whisky analyst, broker and investment experts Rare Whisky 101.
The Macallan single malt whisky has unveiled a new premium gifting series, inspired by the brand’s commitment to exceptional oak casks, featuring a range of whiskies in the current portfolio.
The Highland distillers are voyaging into the world of duty free having launched a series of new and exclusive whiskies available now in airports across Europe.
Wolfburn Distillery is today delighted to announce the launch of its second permanent whisky expression, Aurora. The new release is made from a combination of whisky matured in first-fill Spanish sherry casks and American ex- Bourbon casks.