The Glenlivet relaunches whisky cocktail capsules

The Glenlivet is hoping to shake up the world of cocktail service with a new collection of fully edible whisky cocktail capsules. The spherical capsules are covered with an edible seaweed casing, and can be served without a stirrer, ice, or even a glass. It is the first time the...
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GlenDronach releases £20,000 Aged 50 Years whisky

We were delighted to sit down with master blender Dr Rachel Barrie and taste through some bottles from one of our favourite distilleries including a very special GlenDronach Aged 50 Years, the distillery’s oldest ever releases. Last year there was something of a furore among whisky fans when it...
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14 Best Scotch Whisky Brands

Incredibly, the first known mention of Scotch whisky is in a book from 1494. For hundreds of years, the people of Scotland have been distilling malted barley to create unique and dimensional Scotch whisky for sipping. Currently, there are more than one hundred and thirty distilleries in Scotland. Scotch whisky...
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Try Windsor Black Cherry Whisky in your next Manhattan

Windsor, One of the top-selling Canadian Whiskies in the United States. Created in Alberta, Canada, at the award-winning Alberta Distillers LTD. Along with its flagship Windsor Canadian, the brand creates Windsor Black Cherry, which is both mixable and memorable. We asked Kathy Reilly, vice president of marketing and innovation, to tell us more about mixing with Windsor Canadian and Windsor Black Cherry Whisky.

Unleash The Tiger With Exquisite Whiskies And Cognacs For Chinese New Year 2022

In a protracted blink of an eye, Chinese New Year 2022 is ready to bend around the corner. Just a little over a month after the profusion of merrymaking during Christmas where mulled wine and Eggnog are copiously consumed, it is another round of conviviality over whisky (or cognac) and card games where one chances his luck to parlay loose change into Ang Pow-worthy returns.

Bruichladdich whiskies mark Chinese New Year – The Spirits Business

Islay-based distillery Bruichladdich has unveiled a range of single malt whiskies to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The new expressions are Bruichladdich Black Art 09.1 and Octomore 12 Series, which are now available in Singapore. The Chinese New Year begins on 1 February 2022, and will welcome the year of...

Bruichladdich launches new Octomore and Black Art whiskies

Bruichladdich has announced the debut of its latest whisky expressions, Black Art 09.1 and the Octomore 12 series, in Singapore. Bruichladdich Black Art 09.1 is the oldest of the nine whiskies bottled in the series to date – at 29 years old, the unpeated spirit was distilled before the closure of the Bruichladdich Distillery in 1994. It has been bottled at 44.1% ABV with a recommended sale price of S$720.

Whisky Review: Balcones ZZ Top Tres Hombres

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My Top 10 Whiskies Of 2021

Throughout a global pandemic, Brexit hassles, and the end of an international tariff war whisky brands and distilleries large and small have continued to launch exciting new releases. I’m fortunate in that I’ve been able to try a few of them, doing my job as best as I can.

Heinemann Set For Second $500,000+ Sale Of Japanese Yamazaki 55 Whisky

Auctions are clearly the way to go for rare whiskies in duty-free. Having received a bid for an extremely limited release of Japan’s Yamazaki 55 Year Old for just under $776,000 (€681,000) at the end of October 2021, global travel retailer Heinemann has done it again with another bid at Istanbul Airport for $557,000 (€488,000).

Canadian Whisky Awards crown a Crown Royal the Best Canadian Whisky 2022

Crown Royal Nobel Collection Winter Wheat is the winner of the Canadian spirits competition. The Canadian Whisky Awards took place for the twelfth time. More than 150 Canadian whiskies were tasted and rated by a jury of 9 independent whisky experts. The well-known author and whisky expert Davin de Kergommeaux initiated the competition. He is also head judge of the non-for-profit competition. To take part in the Canadian Whisky Awards, a whisky must have been distilled and aged in Canada.

Best Whiskies For Burns Night

There’s never a bad time for a dram! But there’s arguably no better time to raise a glass than Burns Night which takes place this year on Tuesday 25th January. We’ve compiled some suggestions of the best whisky and liquers to celebrate Burns Night this year. Glenmorangie...

This Coveted Highland Park 50 Year Old Will Lead Bonhams’ Upcoming Whisky Auction

Bonhams is kicking off the new year by offering a coveted tipple. The auction house’s first whisky sale of 2022 will be led by a Highland Park 50 year old that is expected to fetch up to $32,000. The sale, which will take place in Hong Kong on January 21, will comprise some 470 lots in a bid to meet the growing demand for top-shelf expressions. “Our newly added January sale is a response to a robust and growing market,” Daniel Lam, director of wine and spirits at Bonhams Asia, said in a statement. “Demand for whiskies, not only Japanese but also...

Dunphail Distillery names director of whisky creation – The Spirits Business

Matt McKay has been appointed director of whisky creation and outreach at Dunphail Distillery, which is currently under construction. McKay will step into the newly created position in March this year. He will work alongside founder and master distiller Dariusz Plazewski to develop the distillery’s wood policy, create and manage...

Spiritfilled Release Next Two Single Cask Whiskies In Its Mythical Beast Series

Spiritfilled has released the second and third installments of its Mythical Beasts series: a Fettercairn 32-Year-Old and a Glenrothes 15-Year-Old. The Mythical Beasts Fettercairn 32-Year-Old was procured from a private seller and produced just 98 bottles. It has a cask strength of 48.6% and was aged in an ex-Bourbon hogshead since July 1989.

At long last, premium Israeli whisky is here — was it worth the wait?

This piece first appeared in the Forward. I’ve never anticipated a dram of whisky as much as the Milk & Honey APEX Dead Sea. I was waiting for over eight years for them to set up the stills, mature the whisky and send me samples but, even after ordering, I spent nearly two months hitting the refresh button to track my arriving bottles.