Tomintoul Distillery announces the release of “Tlàth”.

Tomintoul Tlàth

Tomintoul Tlàth

Tlàth is pronounced “Tlah” and is Gaelic meaning –gentle, mellow. This description mirrors the term “the gentle dram” which is used on all editions of Tomintoul.

Tomintoul Tlàth is the result of a very careful selection of individual casks. The hand-chosen collection consists of whiskies of various ages matured in first-class American oak bourbon barrels.

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Tomatin Distillery launch limited edition trio

Highland-based Tomatin Distillery have launched a trio of special edition bottlings including a 14 year old Cabernet Sauvignon, 9 year old Caribbean Rum and 21 year old Oloroso Sherry single malt.

Each of the expressions are bottled at a strength of 46% and are set apart by the distinctive cask maturations.

The distillers’ focus on creativity shines through with a punchy medley of exotic flavours across the limited editions from the tropical explosion of the rum cask to the Oloroso sherry honeyed oak spice.

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The Grant’s Whisky Four

Grants Whisky

Grants Whisky

Time to review the Grant’s Whisky Four. These four came in a lovely box and were accompanied by a lovely glass.

Small, but with a strong goal, to drink the whisky with.

“The light music of whisky falling into glasses made an agreeable interlude.”

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Kingsbarns Founders’ Club membership now available through instalment plan

Kingsbarns Distillery Founders' Club Welcome Pack

Kingsbarns Distillery Founders’ Club Welcome Pack

Kingsbarns Distillery is delighted to announce that its Founders’ Club membership is now available to buy through an instalment plan.

The Visitor Centre was opened on St Andrews Day 2014 by the Wemyss family owners and the founder, local man Douglas Clement. Distilling started in January 2015, with the first cask filled in March that year.

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Kingsbarn distillery visitors centre welcomes two new exclusive whiskies

Kingsbarns single cask exclusives

Kingsbarns single cask exclusives

Kingsbarns Distillery is delighted to announce that two new exclusive single cask bottlings from Wemyss Malts are now available in its Visitor Centre and online shop.

The Visitor Centre was opened on St Andrews Day 2014 by the Wemyss family owners and the founder, local man Douglas Clement. Distilling started in January 2015, with the first cask filled in March that year.

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Cù Bòcan rare Vintage 1988 single malt

Cù Bòcan 1988

Cù Bòcan 1988

Again, one of the mystical range of whisky and again a true spooky beast has been released. What a fantastic whisky this is, Cù Bòcan Vintage 1988 (51.5%). Only 2200 bottles released, which have been aged for 28 years in sherry casks.

What a feast it was for me to nose and taste this beauty. When you have a chance to try the Vintage 1988, don’t hesitate and take it with your nose, tongue. I promise you, you won’t be disappointed. But when you do, one advice, let it linger for a couple of seconds in your mouth for the perfect experience

 

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2005 vintage limited edition Cù Bòcan released

Cù Bòcan 2005 Vintage Limited Edition

Cù Bòcan 2005 Vintage Limited Edition

Highland-based Tomatin Distillery have launched a limited 2005 vintage edition of their peated Cù Bòcan single malt.

Bottled at a strength of 50%, the whisky is stronger than its core range counterpart, and is matured in ex-Bourbon and Sherry casks. Described as having aromas of butterscotch and toffee apples with flavours of candy floss and a gentle touch of peat smoke, typical of the Cù Bòcan range, there are only 11,400 bottles of this limited edition available worldwide.

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Tomatin Distillery’s punchy line-up for summer

Freeburn highball

Freeburn highball

Highland-based Tomatin Distillery has teamed up with award-winning mixologist Calum Lawrie to create a series of summer whisky cocktails aimed at the growing market of female whisky drinkers.

Scotland’s national drink is enjoying a renewed popularity amongst women, particularly younger women, with some companies in the industry looking for new, innovative ways to experiment with different serves. Single malt is shaking off its previous image as a drink for the older gentleman, typically served neat or on the rocks. Women worldwide are developing a taste for the spirit and the Highland distillery wants to show off the versatility of the drink to this ‘new’ audience with their range of cocktails.

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Gordon Castle, Botanical Gin

Gordon Castle Plum Gin & Liqueur

Gordon Castle Plum Gin & Liqueur

Gordon Castle, in the heart of beautiful Speyside in the Highlands of Scotland, situated on manicured grounds and with magnificent eight-acre Walled Garden, this is the inspiration for the Botanical Gin.

Every sip will take you back to a Botanical garden.

I started to drink gin, not that long ago and I must say that gin can be very tasteful and lovely. So does the Gordon Castle, Botanical Gin with the fabulous Gin.  They say, size doesn’t matters and they are right. These small lovely looking bottles were very, very tasteful and I had a joyful time.

For a WOW feeling, size doesn’t matter at all.

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