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Hakushu - 12 Years

21.07.20172 Min Read — In Review

About the Distillery Hakushu distillery (Japanese: 白州蒸溜所 Hepburn: Hakushū jōryūsho) is a Japanese whisky distillery. It is owned by the Suntory group, and situated in the Toribara locality (鳥原, also…


Jura Elixir - 12 Year Old

14.07.20171 Min Read — In Review

About the Distillery The distillery was founded in 1810. The distillery fell into disrepair, and was rebuilt in the early 1960s by two local estate owners Robin Fletcher and Tony Riley-Smith. Their…


Auchentoshan Springwood

06.07.20172 Min Read — In Review

About the Distillery Auchentoshan distillery (/ɒxənˈtɒʃən/ awkh-ən-TAW-shən) is a Single Malt whisky distillery in the west of Scotland. The name Auchentoshan is from Gaelic Achadh an t-Oisein and…


Amrut Cask Strength

24.06.20172 Min Read — In Review

About the Distillery Amrut Distilleries Ltd is an Indian company that produces distilled beverages. It is best known for its eponymous Amrut brand of single malt whisky, which is the first single malt…


Bushmills 1608 - 400th Anniversary

15.06.20171 Min Read — In Review

About the Distillery In the small village of Bushmills, settled on the banks of the river you'll find the oldest working distillery in Ireland. A place where family and friends have worked for…


The Arran Malt - 14 Years

08.06.20171 Min Read — In Review

From the Distiller Arran has always been a fine place to make good whisky, but when quantity was prized over quality our wee island couldn’t compete economically, and one by one the distilleries fell…


Benromach Wood Finish 1898 (Bottled in 2014)

01.06.20172 Min Read — In Review

About the Distillery Duncan MacCallum and F.W. Brickmann founded the Benromach Distillery Company in 1898. Duncan MacCallum had previously been working at the Glen Nevis Distillery in Campbeltown and…


Craoi Na Móna - 10 Year Old

19.05.20171 Min Read — In Review

About the Whiskey A recent addition to the lineup of British wine and spirit merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd, this is a creation of their in-house expert Doug McIvor. Matured for 10 years in American oak…


Glenmorangie Bacalta (2017 Private Edition)

05.05.20171 Min Read — In Review

From the distiller: The eighth release in our multi-award-winning and always intriguing Private Edition, Glenmorangie Bacalta brings new heights of complexity to a rare wood finish. Inspired by the…


Nant Bourbon Cask

27.04.20172 Min Read — In Review

About the Distillery In 2012, just four years after beginning commercial production, Nant Single Malt Whisky was catapulted to global renown when Jim Murray, the world’s foremost whisky commentator…


Talisker Dark Storm

20.04.20172 Min Read — In Review

About the Distillery The distillery was founded in 1830 by Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill, and built in 1831 at Carbost after a number of false starts on other sites when they acquired the lease of…


Laphroaig Select Cask

19.04.20171 Min Read — In Review

FROM THE BOTTLE This special Laphroaig is crafted from carefully selected casks from each of our key styles, stretching back in time - with one notable addition. The heart of the spirit is drawn from…


Jameson The Blender's Dog

07.04.20171 Min Read — In Review

From their site We’re not sure if our Head Blender, Billy Leighton, has a musical note in his head but harmony is his main pursuit. The Blender’s Dog is a whiskey that celebrates his craft the art of…


Hazelburn 10 Year Old

31.03.20171 Min Read — In Review

About the distillery Hazelburn Distillery was a distillery in Campbeltown, Scotland, which was in operation between approximately 1825 and 1925. In 1886, it had 22 employees and produced 192,00…


Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve

17.03.20171 Min Read — In Review

FROM THEIR SITE This specially crafted whisky has been expertly made to be the perfect accompaniment to the finest of cigars. Matured initially in American white oak ex-bourbon casks and 30 year old…


Talisker 57° North

16.02.20171 Min Read — In Review

FROM THEIR SITE Talisker 57° North takes its name from this remote, rugged and windswept distillery’s latitude. And rightly so, because this is an untamed, natural expression of the Talisker’s full…


Kilkerran - 12 Years

10.02.20171 Min Read — In Review

FROM THEIR SITE Mitchell's Glengyle Ltd. are very proud to be continuing and adding to the great Campbeltown Distilling tradition and the choice of name reflects that. Kilkerran is derived from the…


Glenfiddich IPA - Experiment 01

02.02.20172 Min Read — In Review

FROM THEIR SITE In our first groundbreaking experiment, Malt Master Brian Kinsman has proven that traditional whisky casks can still be seasoned in a pioneering way. Collaborating with a local…


Laphroaig 18 Years

31.01.20172 Min Read — In Review

This 18 Year Old expression of Laphroaig is made in limited quantities each year and savoured by a fortunate few. A soft, sweet and spicy Islay peat smoke greets you when you first open the bottle…


Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye

19.01.20171 Min Read — In Review

Origins The reigning monarch King George VI, and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, visited Canada in 1939. Crown Royal was introduced that year by Samuel Bronfman, president of Seagram, as a tribute to the…