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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The Famous Grouse Experience to compete for global whisky visitor attraction of the year

IT has been announced that The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery in Crieff will go head-to-head with some of the world’s most famous visitor attractions in the Global Icons of Whisky Awards, the winners of which are expected to be announced in spring 2015.

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Intercaves introduceert Hamiltons – ‘ Malts from Scotland’s leading whisky regions.’

unnamedHamiltons toont de variëteit van Schotse Malts in een compact assortiment, exclusief voor de Zelfstandige Slijter. De 4 grootste malts regio’s Highland, Speyside, Islay en Lowland worden gepresenteerd op attractieve wijze. Iedere regio is op de verpakking fraai geïllustreerd en wordt toegelicht met proefnotities.

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Rare Port Charlotte “Neach-Dàna”

imageExcited as always, when I’m asked to try something “new”. This time it was a surprising whisky from Dx3, a group of friends, Marcel, Gert & Sjon. But what, or better who are they that you ask.

Well, making a long story short. Dx3 is a group of 3 Dutch Whisky Enthusiasts, and very enthusiastic I might add.

The whisky I received from Dx3 is a private bottling Port Charlotte from Bruichladdich. I have read a story, about their adventure, what started at the Bruichladdich Distilley, Islay in 2003. That is over 10 years ago.

 

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Jameson unveils new annual packaging release

JAMESON WhiskeyJameson, the world’s favourite Irish whiskey, has unveiled the Good Workers, Great Whiskey limited edition carton; a new, annual series of packaging innovations celebrating the rich heritage of Jameson to help ensure maximum stand-out shelf appeal for the brand.

The Good Workers, Great Whiskey carton celebrates the craftspeople at the Midleton Distillery and the key elements of the Jameson production process through an eye-catching, illustrated style with the use of textured paper.

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The Glasgow Distillery Company announces partnership & world exclusive launch in Germany

The Glasgow Distillery Company have announced their new distribution agreement with Hamburg- based Scottish produce specialist, A Wee Taste of Scotland, who will oversee the European launch of Prometheus 26YO single malt Scotch whisky.

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The Glasgow Distillery Company launches Prometheus 26 yr Single Malt

Promethus_Visuals-BottleScottish craft spirits producer The Glasgow Distillery Company have announced the launch of a collection of one-off releases of aged Speyside single malts inspired by Greek mythology. The first release in the collection is Prometheus, a 26-year-old Speyside single malt of secret origins that combines the smoky influence of peated barley with the wonderfully zesty and floral notes typical of this region.

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Appealing Teeling, The Spirit of Dublin

Teeling Single Malt WhiskeyUnfortunately I missed the Twitter Tasting of Teeling Whiskey, a while back. I found this very unfortunate, because I was really looking forward to this evening.
But I made a catch up in this. Introducing myself the new Teeling Irish Single Malt Whiskey, non chill filtered, 46%.

Since 1782 the Teeling family have been crafting Irish Whiskey. The Teelings are renowned for their vision in doing things differently and their Whiskeys embody this entrepreneurial spirit. Teeling Whiskey has a unique portfolio of Irish Whiskey unlike any other Irish whiskey brand.

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New Glasgow Distillery acquires rare single malt casks

Glasgow Distellery CompanyA precious batch of aged single malt Speyside casks has been acquired by Glasgow Distillery and is to be launched under the brand name Prometheus. The coveted liquid was left to quietly sleep for nearly three decades until it was awoken after a chance meeting between Liam Hughes, CEO of The Glasgow Distillery Company and the original owners.

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