The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival has honoured three whisky aficionados who have made an outstanding contribution to the event and the wider whisky industry. The three ambassadors – two of them from overseas – were presented with ambassador awards for their services to Scotland’s national drink at the Festival launch last night (Thursday, 1 May 2014).
Stunning outdoor photography exhibition by former European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, David Maitland, reveals the enigma behind the whisky journey.
Premium single malt Scotch whisky brand Aberlour has today announced the opening of the world’s first outdoor whisky art gallery; a unique photography exhibition set in the heart of the Scottish countryside, which brilliantly captures the individual elements that together result in one of Scotland’s most famous exports.
Reading the handwritten label, It tells me it’s a grain whisky, Single Cask and 51,2%.
I have to admit that I used google to find some information about the distillery and found some that might interest you ( the reader ) as well .
There was a search for 20 Glen Garioch Drambassadors who would love the opportunity to receive and review an exclusive new mystery dram, ahead of release!
Many bloggers have send their interest and 20 Glen Garioch Drambassadors were selected and were informed through mail.
Not long ago I received the package from Glen Garioch with a lovely content. A small bottle of whisky, a small jar of jam and a large piece of dark chocolate. Oh and let’s not forget about the letter with clues.
The digital competition, The Helmsman’s Trail, will run over a four-week period and challenges discerning whisky lovers to find four bottles of Bunnahabhain hidden around Islay. Each week, a winner will be awarded an exclusive prize before the grand prize draw on 12th May, where one lucky entrant will win a trip to Islay to attend the Bunnahabhain Open Day and welcome the Helmsman home.
Port finishes added to Tomatin Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky range
The Tomatin Distillery Co Ltd has announced a change to the line-up of its core range of single malts. A 14 year old Port Wood Finish and a batch release 1988 vintage are being introduced, while the 15 year old and 30 Year Old expressions will be removed.
The Glenlivet, the original single malt whisky, is expanding its celebrated The Glenlivet Nàdurra brand into a range featuring different cask experiences as it aims to build on its strong development in the growing single malt whisky market*.
Nikki Burgess, Global Brand Director for The Glenlivet at Chivas Brothers, comments: “The Glenlivet Nàdurra is the purest expression of The Glenlivet that captures the original passion and production methods of George Smith’s distillery.
Ballantine’s, the world’s No. 2 Scotch whisky, has today announced the release of Ballantine’s 17 Year Old Signature Distillery Glentauchers Edition.
Of all of the malt and grain whiskies used in Ballantine’s 17 Year Old, four stand out as ‘signature’ malts – Scapa, Miltonduff, Glenburgie and Glentauchers. Each of these plays a unique and crucial role in the creation of the final masterpiece that is Ballantine’s 17 Year Old.
Aan de rijping van het drievoudig gestookte distillaat op ‘first fill’ bourbon vaten van Amerikaanse Eiken dankt Auchentoshan American Oak zijn naam.
Door ‘triple distillation’ produceert Auchentoshan het sterkste ‘new spirit’ distillaat van alle Schotse distilleerderijen, op 81 % alc. Auchentoshan is de enige distilleerderij in Schotland die elke druppel drie keer distilleert.
Bowmore and Montezuma’s have joined together for a special collaboration. The challenge: To discover the answer to an age-old question “if Bowmore was a chocolate bar, what would it taste like?”.