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The Glenlivet Launches A Mystery Whisky
The Glenlivet Launches A Mystery Whisky

The Glenlivet, the world’s No. 2 single malt Scotch whisky, is pioneering an innovative approach to flavour with the launch of The Glenlivet Alpha; a new, mystery expression released without cask in

Toms Top 5 Bargain Drams
Toms Top 5 Bargain Drams

I realised i don't really do enough "opinion" pieces on this blog so thought it was time i did one, so i've decided to chat about my top 5 bargain drams.

A Quartet of Taliskers
A Quartet of Taliskers

Doing this blog i am quite lucky to be sent samples occasionally by friends, or directly from Distilleries or PR for distilleries,

Old Pulteney Lighting the Way to Travel Retail
Old Pulteney Lighting the Way to Travel Retail

Old Pulteney is proud to present three new additions to its single malt family, the 'Lighthouse' Series.

Glendronach Launch Cask Strength Batch 2
Glendronach Launch Cask Strength Batch 2

JUST five months after the launch of its new Cask Strength expression, GlenDronach, the award-winning Aberdeenshire distillery, has this week bottled the second batch of this phenomenal new single mal

Hunter Laing & Co Ltd Begins Trading
Hunter Laing & Co Ltd Begins Trading

Further to our earlier article about the splitting up of Douglas Laing & Co which is here on the site, the following will give more information on Hunter Laing & Co.

Ardbeg Announces 2013 Feis Ile Bottling - Ardbog
Ardbeg Announces 2013 Feis Ile Bottling - Ardbog

Ardbeg Islay Single Malt Scotch whisky has announced that its latest Limited Edition whisky will be called Ardbog,

Douglas Laing & Co Owners Forging New Chapters
Douglas Laing & Co Owners Forging New Chapters

The owners of Douglas Laing & Co, the successful independent Scotch whisky blenders and bottlers, have announced that they are to go their separate ways and focus on different projects from today.

Davins Twitter Tasting
Davins Twitter Tasting

Be a part of the world’s first ever whisky book review/twitter tasting.

The Macallan unveils innovative 1824 Series
The Macallan unveils innovative 1824 Series

The Macallan, distributed by Maxxium UK, has today unveiled The 1824 Series, a range showcasing two of its greatest strengths; oak sherry casks and natural colour.

Wemyss Malts New Season’s Single Cask Releases
Wemyss Malts New Season’s Single Cask Releases

Edinburgh based boutique Spirits Company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of their latest single cask single malt whiskies. Releasing 6 casks simultaneously, distilled across 4 differ

Whisky Bar In The Heart of Speyside Breaks With Tradition
Whisky Bar In The Heart of Speyside Breaks With Tradition

While some malt whisky enthusiasts claim they will go to the ends of the earth in pursuit of their passion, Speyside hotelier Duncan Elphick has just about done that.

Old Ballantruan Off To A Flyer
Old Ballantruan Off To A Flyer

At the back end of last year I was part of the group of twitter users who took part in the Old Ballantruan tweet tasting launching the latest 10 year old version of the peaty dram from Tomintoul Disti

Tomintoul Distillery Releases First Vintage Single Cask Whisky
Tomintoul Distillery Releases First Vintage Single Cask Whisky

Tomintoul Distillery has just released its first ever single cask edition of its award winning malt range. Tomintoul Speyside Glenlivet Single Malt Bourbon Cask - Vintage 1981

Oban Lifeboat RNLI 18 Year Old Whisky
Oban Lifeboat RNLI 18 Year Old Whisky

Sometimes there's a whisky comes around that you want to buy as you love the distillery, or the brand or the cask used or finished in, or you want to try something new,

Master of Malt 8 Year Old Blended Whisky
Master of Malt 8 Year Old Blended Whisky

Furthering my month of Blended whisky i had persuaded the guys from the #12dramsofxmas blind tastings to go along with #12blends.

A new Big Peat Limited Edition Lands
A new Big Peat Limited Edition Lands

Big Peat, the unique Small Batch Islay Blended Malt Whisky from Douglas Laing & Co, launches a new limited edition bottling this month.

Karuizawa 1960 Cask #5627 Released
Karuizawa 1960 Cask #5627 Released

For single malt enthusiasts and collectors the world over the long wait is over; Number One Drinks Co launched Karuizawa 1960, Cask #5627 at the Tokyo International Bar Show on April 21st.

Wemyss Malts - Double World Whisky Award Winners
Wemyss Malts - Double World Whisky Award Winners

Edinburgh based boutique Spirits Company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce that it is celebrating a second World Whisky Award from Whisky Magazine as Best Blended Malt Scotch Whisky.

Signed Bottle of The Macallan 1962 Auctioned for Charity
Signed Bottle of The Macallan 1962 Auctioned for Charity

Sotheby’s has auctioned a bottle of The Macallan 1962 from its fine and Rare collection, distilled the same year as the first Bond film was released, achieving an impressive £9,635.