Gift firm for whisky lovers launches £25K Crowdfunding Campaign

New StudioFamily firm launches £25K crowdfunding bid.

An award-winning family firm has launched a £25,000 Crowdfunding appeal in a bid to create a state-of-the-art glassblowing studio.

Bridge of Allan-based Angels’ Share Glass, which specializes in unique gifts for whisky lovers, wants to increase production and train a new generation of glassmakers to continue the firm’s legacy.

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Redbreast Irish Whiskey unveils first ever Single Cask release

REDBREAST All Sherry

REDBREAST All Sherry

Redbreast, the most decorated Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey in the world, has unveiled its first ever single barrel offering, Redbreast Single Cask. Available globally from this month, the expression reinforces Irish Distillers’ commitment to rejuvenating the quintessential Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey style.

Redbreast Single Cask offers a unique take on Redbreast’s full bodied flavour profile, renowned for its signature Christmas cake character – the result of a strong contribution from Oloroso sherry casks. With just 576 bottles available exclusively through The Whisky Exchange at the recommend selling price of £180, the rare expression is expected to become highly sought after by Irish Whiskey connoisseurs and collectors.

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Yukon brewing to launch two brewers Yukon single malt whisky

YUKON WHISKY CLASSIC cropAward Wining Brewery, Yukon Brewing will be launch-ing their first foray into whisky, on February 13, 2016 in Whitehorse Yukon.

“A vibrant, complex nose of oak with malt depth frames the rich, layered fruit and honey body of this Premium Charter release,” states distiller Alan Hansen. “We have created a wide assortment of malts by varying mashes and barreling techniques, and this first release will showcase the quality single malt product we can produce.”

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Serving celebrities, creating whisky cocktails and curating a world-famous whisky bar all in a day’s work for Lyndsey

Lynsey Gray Quaich Bar Craig HotelWhen whisky lovers from all over the world drop in at the Quaich Bar at the Craigellachie Hotel in Speyside, it’s not just the range of 800 different drams that amaze them.

Any visitors of the opinion that it’s older men and women who appreciate whisky are completely blown away when they discover that it’s a young woman with an incredible passion, knowledge and enthusiasm for malt whisky that is in charge of the collection.

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Passport Collaborates with Street Artist for First Global #UrbanArtProject

Passport Urban Art Bottle Creative-HiResPassport, the unconventional Scotch whisky, has partnered with rising star of the UK urban art scene, Jim Vision, to create the #UrbanArtProject as it looks to consolidate its rapid growth1 among young adults in emerging markets such as Brazil, Mexico, Angola and Central Europe.

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The Harrow Whisky Festival

IMG_20160124_154716866The Harrow Whisky Festival was held on 15 – 16 January 2016. It was the very first time this festival took place and I could tell from day one, that this was very exciting for those who organized it. The location where this whisky event was held was Grim’s Dyke Hotel, a fantastic looking hotel with some impressive architecture, based on architect Norman Shaw’s designs, famous for pioneering a particular style of old English house with a Gothic influence.

A must see for those who love TV series like Dr Who and more for this place is popular as a shooting location for series and movies. When you listen very carefully, you can hear: exterminate,exterminate in the hallway.

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Wemyss Malts First Single Cask Release of 2016

b10c8ee7-4707-4980-840b-d5815973d9b5Independent bottler, Wemyss Malts, is thrilled to announce its first Single Cask release of 2016. Six casks have been selected to showcase the best of Speyside, Islay and The Highlands and, ranging in age from 13 to 25 years old. There are a number of highlights including cask strength “Coastal Confection” from Islay.

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New expression revealed for Speyside’s best-kept secret, Longmorn Single Malt

Longmorn The Distiller's Choice Bottle Hi ResLongmorn has launched The Distiller’s Choice, a smooth, triple-cask matured single malt Scotch whisky, offering a new interpretation of the brand’s renowned classic toffee flavours.

Longmorn The Distiller’s Choice is a well-balanced single malt with incredible depth of flavour, presenting notes of delicate spice, sweet treacle toffee and caramel – the result of maturation in a range of exceptional American oak, ex-Oloroso sherry and traditional oak casks. The expression is a new release from Longmorn as part of a renewed focus from Chivas Brothers on the distillery, which is often referred to as Speyside’s best-kept secret.

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A match made in heaven for the nation’s favourite tipple

SOSWF Whisky GaloreWhisky and water, scotch on the rocks – now there is a new perfect match for the nation’s favourite tipple as Scotland gears up to celebrate its Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design in 2016.

The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, which takes place in Scotland’s most prolific whisky producing region, will show how the multi-million pound global industry has been built on the exact principles which will be nationally recognized over the next 12 months.

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The Ardmore Experience, the fantastic 4

Screen Shot 2015-12-11 at 12.52.24 PMA range of whisky I’ve tasted a while ago, but never had the time to publish. Let me introduce to you, the fantastic 4.

Ardmore distillery is a single malt Scotch whisky distillery. The distillery is owned and operated by Beam Suntory, an American subsidiary of Suntory Holdings of Osaka, Japan.

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