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The SMWS - A Home From Home
The SMWS - A Home From Home

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Aberlour in Extreme Close Up
Aberlour in Extreme Close Up

A world-first series of super-macro images of whisky unveil the enigma behind the expert craft and natural beauty of the premium single malt, Aberlour.

The Blog is Being Taken Over by #GinMonth
The Blog is Being Taken Over by #GinMonth

So i drink and review whisky a lot, that was and in the main purpose of this website and keeping the notes for myself as a reference, however whisky isnt my only drink. I love cider and have began to

Highland Park Today Unveils Freya
Highland Park Today Unveils Freya

After the lightning strike of the mighty Thor and the smoky complexity of the trickster Loki, Highland Park has turned its attention to the mesmerising Norse Goddess of Love, Freya for the third relea

Hole-In-One! The launch of The Feathery
Hole-In-One! The launch of The Feathery

Spencerfield Spirit Company has today (30 January 2014) announced the launch of their new whisky, an intricate blended malt – The Feathery.

Raise a Glass at the 2014 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival
Raise a Glass at the 2014 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival is set to raise a glass to Scotland’s national drink and open its doors to the people and passion behind some of the finest whiskies available.

Glenmorangie Launches Latest Stage of Cask Masters
Glenmorangie Launches Latest Stage of Cask Masters

Renowned photographer will create launch photography inspired by images submitted by Glenmorangie fans worldwide

Christmas Mulled Cup
Christmas Mulled Cup

We're all a big fan of fan surprises aren't we? So I was really happy when not long before Christmas a surprise parce arrived from the wonderful chaps and chapesses at Master of Malt and Maverick Drin

The Macallan to auction six litre
The Macallan to auction six litre "Imperiale" decanter of Macallan M

The Macallan is to auction an impressive 6 litre “Imperiale” version of the highly sought after Macallan M - the world’s most sophisticated single malt whisky, contained within a beautifully des

A Bonnie Burns Night With a Twist
A Bonnie Burns Night With a Twist

For one week only, 20th – 26th January 2014, Michelin-starred restaurant, Seven Park Place located at luxury boutique hotel, St James’s Hotel and Club in Mayfair will be hosting an exclusive six-c

Celebrate Burns Night with Glen Garioch
Celebrate Burns Night with Glen Garioch

With Burns Night around the corner, Glen Garioch, one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries, is encouraging whisky enthusiasts to enjoy a single malt with their haggis to celebrate the life and poetry o

Friends of Classic Malts Special Bottlings
Friends of Classic Malts Special Bottlings

Diageo have announced a series of limited edition single malt Scotch Whiskies available exclusively to the Friends of the Classic Malts™.

Glenmorangie Launches Companta
Glenmorangie Launches Companta

Glenmorangie Companta has been matured in Grand Cru casks from Clos de Tart and those of a sweet fortified wine from Côtes du Rhône.

2013 Ends, 2014 Begins
2013 Ends, 2014 Begins

So I've thought long and hard about whether I should do a review of 2013 or a preview of 2014 but to be honest i really can do both at the same time can't I.

Auchentoshan Unveils Rare 1975 Expression
Auchentoshan Unveils Rare 1975 Expression

Auchentoshan, Scotland’s only triple distilled Single Malt Scotch Whisky, has released a rare limited edition of the 1975 expression exclusively to travel retail.

Master Blender Colin Scott Celebrates 40 Years in Whisky Industry
Master Blender Colin Scott Celebrates 40 Years in Whisky Industry

World-renowned Master Blender Colin Scott is celebrating 40 years in the whisky industry

Exotic Taste of The Glenlivet
Exotic Taste of The Glenlivet

Thousands of votes across 37 countries have been cast by whisky lovers to select a new limited edition from The Glenlivet, with its Exotic expression revealed today as the winner, with 39% of the vote

Limited Edition The Macallan in Lalique
Limited Edition The Macallan in Lalique "The Spiritual Home"

The Macallan and Lalique are delighted to present the latest masterpiece from their prestigious collaboration,

Douglas Laings 2013 RAF Charity Bottling Released
Douglas Laings 2013 RAF Charity Bottling Released

Douglas Laing and Co, the leading independent Scotch Whisky specialists have announced the release of their annual charity bottling – a Braeval 12 Years Old Single Sherry Cask with all profits going

Edrington Announces Plans to Develop The Macallan Estate
Edrington Announces Plans to Develop The Macallan Estate

Edrington, Scotland’s premier producer and distributor of global spirits brands, today announces plans for an iconic new Speyside distillery and visitor centre for The Macallan, the world’s most p