Introducing: Ballantine’s Space Glass

Ballantine's Space GlassBallantine’s, Europe’s No.1 Scotch whisky and the No.2 Scotch whisky in the world, has created the Ballantine’s Space Glass and a Special Batch of Ballantine’s Space Whisky designed for a zero gravity environment as the brand continues to innovate, making a genuine contribution to the space programme.

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From Brittany to Bunnahabhain: artists ‘seas the day’ as they set sail in boat which will become whisky barrels

BoatBunnahabhain Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky announces Hogshead 733 – a collaboration with contemporary artists Maxime Berthou and Mark Požlep to produce the first ever whisky finished in casks made from a former fishing boat. Continue reading

Save The Old Carrick Mill Distillery

 

logoHelp Save Ireland’s History. A Kickstart project started to save the Mill by getting it a new roof this will help keep our whiskey.

The main goal of this Kickstart project is to get this old Derrylavan mill a new roof as it is in bad need of a new one if this is not done in the next 2 years the damage will be too great and we will lose this building forever. And this would be a shame for history.

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Neat New Scientific Glass Determines True Spirits Quality

neatDistillers and beverage industry professionals take note:  Thousands of casual drinkers, experts, and spirits judges are discovering previously undetected spirits quality disparities as well as a few welcome surprises using a new scientifically designed tasting glass.  Until recently, the industry and public has ignored the diagnostic potential of glass design. Continue reading

Tennent’s Whisky Beer

IMG_20150810_193817586A while ago I received a black box, a mysterious one I might say. I drink, next to whisky, beer. This is mostly Belgium beer. And wine? That is not something you can wake me up for in the middle of the night. With other words, I don’t like wine. Inside this box, I found a bottle of beer, Tennent’s beer. I knew the beer was coming by post, but when? I didn’t knew.

I was looking forward to try somehing new, and there it was, a opportunity to expand my experience in the spirits.

Made me thinking of the following quote from Sid Visios:

“I’ve only been in love with a beer bottle and a mirror.”

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Whisky lovers called upon to choose location for first borders distillery in 150 years

R&B Distillers Co-Founder - Alasdair Day - at Scott's View in the Scottish BordersWhisky lovers are today being called upon to get the Borders ‘back on the whisky map’ by choosing a location for the region’s first distillery since 1837.

Scotch Whisky firm – R&B Distillers – is asking whisky drinkers ‘the big question’ in a bid to crowd source opinion on where a Borders distillery should be built. Participants are invited to vote for their favourite location in an online poll that includes popular Borders destinations such as the Tweed Valley, Peebles, Kelso, Melrose, Galashiels and Eyemouth.

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Discover your dream dram at The Whisky Show 2015

ww.whiskyshow.comThe UK’s fun and educational whisky tasting experience, open for two days only.

DISCOVER THE LEGENDS OF WHISKY

Now in its seventh year, the UK’s finest and largest whisky event, The Whisky Show is returning to London this October. This much-loved festival brings together hundreds of the world’s most sought-after whiskies for two days only, with guests invited to taste world exclusive luxury drams, meet legendary figures from the whisky world, enjoy a variety of culinary delights and soak up the unique atmosphere. Due to the shows popularity, 2015 will see The Whisky Show move to the impressive Old Billingsgate where it is set to be bigger and better than ever, with 2015 shining a spotlight on the biggest legends in whisky. Continue reading