Meet Jack Daniels – Old No 7 – The Black Label

Let’s talk about Jack Daniels. I’ve had a glass of the liquid, a long, long time ago. And what I remember is that I didn’t liked it, not at all. It’s a mix whiskey, that is what I thought. Mix the whiskey with cola, or use it just for cocktails.  So, the thing is … I received a sample somewhere in December. That triggered me to try to drink it again. Experience Jack again and perhaps my thoughts would change, it can’t hurt.

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Tomatin Release: Cask Strength Expression

Cask StrengthThis whisky is the first Cask Strength expression to be added to the Tomatin Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky core range, allowing us to showcase the true Tomatin style in its most natural state -natural colour, no chill filtration, full strength.

Batch 1 was released in February 2015 at 57.5%. A marriage of full maturation Bourbon and Oloroso Sherry casks, it is spicy, sweet and smooth and an excellent addition to the range.

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Cù Bòcan release – The Virgin Oak Edition

Cu Bocan Virgin OakCù Bòcan is matured in a combination of Sherry, Virgin Oak and Bourbon casks. This exclusive limited edition showcases the influence that Virgin Oak has on our lightly peated single malt. Clean and zingy with hints of smoke and warm spice, this fully matured Virgin Oak limited edition will not disappoint!

  • Cask Type: Matured in Virgin Oak
  • Casks Strength: 46% alc./vol.
  • Distribution: Worldwide except USA
  • Price: RRP £49.99 per 70cl bottle

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Lagavulin 16 yr, an elegant beauty

I found a tasting note, one from the Lagavulin 16yr old … a lovely whisky that was (is). What I remember is that this 16yr old is one that is so elegant you should dress to impress this beauty. Unfortunately I wasn’t dressed for the drinking occasion at the time, but enjoyed it with classic style ..

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Odin de Alvader

HP Odin bottle pack 700ml HRLaatste release van Highland Park in veel gelauwerde Walhalla serie Pal voor de poorten van het Walhalla heeft zich de apotheose voltrokken in de serie opzienbarende whisky’s waarmee Highland Park zijn Noordse afkomst eert.

Odin, vernoemd naar de heerser van Asgaard zelf, completeert de Walhalla serie door zich bij Thor, Loki en de mooie Freya aan te sluiten. De legende wil dat Odin, de Alvader van de goden en heerser over Asgaard, een uitgesproken complex karakter bezit.

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Wemyss Malts new Single Cask releases

Wemyss single casks Feb 2015 lowFamily-owned Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of a new selection of single cask Scotch whiskies.

This mouth-watering collection of new whiskies is named after the unique natural taste and aroma of each one. The new offering includes cask strength “Kirsch Gateau” from Islay and a further single grain single cask.

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Redbreast unveils it’s first all sherry matured Whiskey

Redbreast Mano A LamhNew limited edition whiskey available exclusively to members of The Stillhouse via www.SinglePotStill.com

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard has announced the launch of Redbreast Mano a Lámh, the first expression in the Redbreast range to be matured solely in ex-oloroso sherry butts. This special whiskey is the latest release from the Midleton Distillery as it aims to satisfy the increasing global demand for new and original Single Pot Still Irish whiskeys.

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Shaken and stirred, Sir Sean Connery is the Scot that most Britons would like to share a dram with.

Sir Sean Connery is named the Scot most people want to share a dram with in Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival poll

James Bond actor Sir Sean Connery is the Scot that most Britons would like to share a dram with, according to a new YouGov poll for the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. The research revealed that 22% of people would prefer him as a drinking partner over historical figures and fellow stars from the world of Scottish entertainment, sport, and politics.

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