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Glengoyne Launches World Whisky Day Festivities
Glengoyne Launches World Whisky Day Festivities

Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is kicking off Scotland’s World Whisky Day celebrations in style by taking a pop-up restaurant and special whisky cask to the top of one of Edinburgh’s most iconic locations, Calton Hill.

Scottish Leaders New Perspective
Scottish Leaders New Perspective

The blended Scotch market has typically focused on heritage and tradition in the past, but relative newcomer, Scottish Leader, is embracing a fresh, collaborative team approach to the production of its premium Scotch, with the appointment of a newly created role – Lead Blender.

The Macallan Announce 65 Years Old in Lalique
The Macallan Announce 65 Years Old in Lalique

The Macallan and Lalique are delighted to present the sixth and final masterpiece from their prestigious The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars Collection, distributed by Maxxium UK.

Gordon and MacPhail Featured in Official Commemorative Album
Gordon and MacPhail Featured in Official Commemorative Album

Elgin whisky specialists Gordon and MacPhail will appear in the official commemorative publication for The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration to take place at Windsor Castle this year.

Announcing Scallywag Cask Strength Batch 2
Announcing Scallywag Cask Strength Batch 2

Douglas Laing and Co today announces the release of Limited Edition Scallywag #2, a Cask Strength Speyside Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, boldly bottled at 54.1%.

New Limited Edition Full Proof Bourbon Released by 1792 Distillery
New Limited Edition Full Proof Bourbon Released by 1792 Distillery

A stout 125 full proof bourbon is the latest limited edition release in the 1792 Bourbon line up. Bottled at the same proof it was originally entered into the barrel, the bourbon was distilled, aged, and bottled at the historic Barton 1792 Distillery.

Whisky Tasting Evening at The Magnum
Whisky Tasting Evening at The Magnum

On Sunday 22nd May at 6pm The Magnum Restaurant & Bar in Edinburgh are holding a special event which will give guests the chance to enjoy a whisky flight.

New Wemyss and Darnleys View Marketing Team Line Up
New Wemyss and Darnleys View Marketing Team Line Up

Independent bottler Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce some exciting changes in its Marketing team.

Whisky for the Gods Arrives in the UK
Whisky for the Gods Arrives in the UK

Langatun Single Malt Whisky, from Switzerland, of which the Old Bear Cask Proof expression has been described by Jim Murray in his renowned guide The Whisky Bible, as ‘Whisky for the gods…’, is now available in the UK for the first time.

A new look for Glengoyne range
A new look for Glengoyne range

Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has introduced a new look for two of the most popular expressions in its core range.

Interview - Jan Beckers from Douglas Laing
Interview - Jan Beckers from Douglas Laing

Next up in my series of interviews of people in the whisky industry is Jan Beckers (@whiskyjan) the Global Brand Ambassador for Douglas Laing and Co

Wemyss Malts Spring Single Cask Release
Wemyss Malts Spring Single Cask Release

This Spring, Independent bottler Wemyss Malts releases a flourish of six new single cask whiskies ranging from 18 to 35 years old. This parcel comprises of a selection of stock from the Highlands, Speyside and Islay whilst also including a single cask, single grain release named ‘Rosy Apple Brûlée’ based on the flavours and aromas discovered by the Wemyss tasting panel.

Kingsbarns Distillery Takes to Four Wheels
Kingsbarns Distillery Takes to Four Wheels

Kingsbarns Distillery is hoping to welcome more visitors to the Visitor Centre this May by running a free minibus between St Andrews Visitor Information Centre, the Fairmont Hotel and the Distillery.

Reawaken the Spirit of Outlander at The Scotch Whisky Experience
Reawaken the Spirit of Outlander at The Scotch Whisky Experience

As the second series of Outlander hits TV screens, Edinburgh’s five-star visitor attraction, The Scotch Whisky Experience, has launched a unique package to awaken the spirit of times gone by.

Ardbeg Turns Day into Night
Ardbeg Turns Day into Night

Ardbeg’s island home has a dark past. Centuries ago, at the dead of night, the early distillers would smuggle their whisky from the rocky shores of Ardbeg cove, to black-painted ships moored off the coast, where it would be spirited away to the Scottish mainland. This year, the shadowy history of Ardbeg’s homeland will be recalled as part of the annual festivities of the Islay single malt, when Ardbeg Day becomes Ardbeg Night.

New Global Brand Ambassador for Distell Malts Portfolio
New Global Brand Ambassador for Distell Malts Portfolio

Distell has announced the appointment of Angus Upton as Global Brand Ambassador for its award-winning single malts portfolio.

Douglas Laing Announce the Launch of The Epicurean
Douglas Laing Announce the Launch of The Epicurean

Douglas Laing and Co, World Whiskies Awards’ Brand Innovator of the Year 2016, today announces the launch of The Epicurean Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, the Lowland addition to the firm’s Remarkable Regional Malts collection.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Adds Age Statements to All Bottlings
That Boutique-y Whisky Company Adds Age Statements to All Bottlings

Multi-award-winning independent bottler That Boutique-y Whisky Company (TBWC) announces that with immediate effect it will be adding age-statements to its future releases. Amongst the first releases to be announced are Girvan 52yo, Macallan 25yo, Ardbeg 12yo, Blended Whisky #1 35yo and Invergordon 43yo

Turning Strangers Into Friends With Jameson
Turning Strangers Into Friends With Jameson

As a whisky blogger every now and again I'm lucky enough to be invited to the occasional Press Trip which generally up until very recently a lot of them I've had to say thanks but no thanks to due to work shifts and the notice given, however when I was invited recently to spend St Patricks Day in Dublin with Jameson's Irish Whiskey it fell at just the right time and I was able to attend in the week between changing jobs.

Worlds First Whisky Sniffer Dog Joins Tasting Panel
Worlds First Whisky Sniffer Dog Joins Tasting Panel

It may sound barking mad, but the world’s first whisky sniffer dog has been appointed to join the Society’s prestigious Tasting Panel.