Dodd’s Gin, Fortnum’s Edition
Dodd’s Gin, Fortnum’s Edition

The London Distillery Company has announced its collaboration with luxury retailer Fortnum & Mason to create a limited edition Dodd’s Gin, commemorating one year since the inaugural batch was launch

Isle of Arran Distillers latest release sets a new standard
Isle of Arran Distillers latest release sets a new standard

Early next month Isle of Arran Distillers will unveil the latest impressive addition to their collection of quality malts – the Arran Malt 17 Year Old.

Diageo Wins Distiller of the Year 2014
Diageo Wins Distiller of the Year 2014

Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks company, has been named Distiller of the Year 2014 by Whisky Magazine in recognition of the company’s investment in its Scotch whisky business.

Barry Crockett Joins the Whisky Magazine Hall of Fame
Barry Crockett Joins the Whisky Magazine Hall of Fame

Barry Crockett, former Master Distiller at the Midleton Distillery, has become the 17th inductee into the coveted Whisky Magazine Hall of Fame

Worlds Best Blended Whisky is ‘The Lost Distilleries Blend’
Worlds Best Blended Whisky is ‘The Lost Distilleries Blend’

On Thursday night, Whisky Magazine announced the winners of the prestigious World Whiskies Awards at the Waldorf Hilton in London.'The Lost Distilleries Blend' received top honours in its category win

A Look Around London Distillery Company
A Look Around London Distillery Company

As there just happened to be a large group of whisky bloggers, writers and tweeters in London for Whisky Live someone had suggested a wee tour around the London Distillery Company (@LondonWhisky) dist

Wins Across the Board For Bunnahabhain
Wins Across the Board For Bunnahabhain

Burn Stewart’s flagship single malt whisky brand, Bunnahabhain, triumphed at the 2014 World Whiskies Awards this week, scooping an incredible three accolades. Judged by a group of industry experts,

Cu Bocan Wins Design Award
Cu Bocan Wins Design Award

The Tomatin Distillery Co Ltd is celebrating a win at the World Whiskies Design Awards 2014. Its newest single malt brand, Cù Bòcan Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, was awarded the ‘Best New La

SMWSBlind at Whisky Live London
SMWSBlind at Whisky Live London

It's Whisky Live London time again and the group of noisy bloggers and tweeters and whisky drinkers that get together every year, along with some newbies, got together once again.

Introducing Glenglassaugh Torfa
Introducing Glenglassaugh Torfa

GLENGLASSAUGH has launched a new richly peated Highland single malt that will now be part of its core range along with Revival and Evolution.

A Brace of SMWS Japanese Drams
A Brace of SMWS Japanese Drams

A review of two Japanese Scotch Malt Whisky Society drams provided as samples from the very awesome Joe McGirr (@smwslondon) from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's London venue.

Ballantine’s announces launch of new spirit drink
Ballantine’s announces launch of new spirit drink

Ballantine’s, the world’s No. 2 Scotch whisky, has today announced an exciting new addition to the Ballantine’s portfolio, with the launch of Ballantine’s Brasil; a new lime-infused spirit dri

Jameson Tweet Tasting
Jameson Tweet Tasting

What better day of the year than St Patricks Day to be part of a Twitter Tasting held by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire, he unfortuanately took unwell just before it and we would lik

Whisky Deserves a (Tax) Break!
Whisky Deserves a (Tax) Break!

It’s about time I done some more opinion pieces on this blog, along with the many whisky reviews, so today I’m going to talk about Alcohol Duty.

The Whisky Club Meet The Whisky Society
The Whisky Club Meet The Whisky Society

I'm going to start this post by saying I think it's a very appropriate way to celebrate my 1000th post on the blog, there are now 1000 reviews, articles, news, new release information, events and tour

Whisky Tourism - Were Doing It Wrong
Whisky Tourism - Were Doing It Wrong

Usually when I’m in Edinburgh Airport it’s for work, but recently I was there to catch up with a friend for a quick beer before they returned to South Africa.

Bushmills Live 2014
Bushmills Live 2014

The music-loving whiskey makers at the Old Bushmills Distillery have handmade the world’s largest barrel oak headphones to launch this year’s ‘Bushmills Live 2014’ indie music festival.

A One to One with some 121s
A One to One with some 121s

There are certain distilleries that i absolutely love from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society and 121 is one of them as bottle 121.50 was one of my very first

Master of Malt Announce 60 Year Old Speyside
Master of Malt Announce 60 Year Old Speyside

Master of Malt have today announced a new addition to their Secret Distilleries Series inthe form of a 60 Year Old Speyside Single malt Whisky for the fantastic price of £999.95.

SMWS March 2014 Preview Tasting
SMWS March 2014 Preview Tasting

It's that time again and so for March's Scotch Malt Whisky Society outturn preview evening i returned to my favourite haunt at Queen St for a 5 dram tasting overseen by SMWS Ambassador Ben (@BenKaylor