The Harrow Whisky Festival

IMG_20160124_154716866The Harrow Whisky Festival was held on 15 – 16 January 2016. It was the very first time this festival took place and I could tell from day one, that this was very exciting for those who organized it. The location where this whisky event was held was Grim’s Dyke Hotel, a fantastic looking hotel with some impressive architecture, based on architect Norman Shaw’s designs, famous for pioneering a particular style of old English house with a Gothic influence.

A must see for those who love TV series like Dr Who and more for this place is popular as a shooting location for series and movies. When you listen very carefully, you can hear: exterminate,exterminate in the hallway.

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Wemyss Malts First Single Cask Release of 2016

b10c8ee7-4707-4980-840b-d5815973d9b5Independent bottler, Wemyss Malts, is thrilled to announce its first Single Cask release of 2016. Six casks have been selected to showcase the best of Speyside, Islay and The Highlands and, ranging in age from 13 to 25 years old. There are a number of highlights including cask strength “Coastal Confection” from Islay.

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New expression revealed for Speyside’s best-kept secret, Longmorn Single Malt

Longmorn The Distiller's Choice Bottle Hi ResLongmorn has launched The Distiller’s Choice, a smooth, triple-cask matured single malt Scotch whisky, offering a new interpretation of the brand’s renowned classic toffee flavours.

Longmorn The Distiller’s Choice is a well-balanced single malt with incredible depth of flavour, presenting notes of delicate spice, sweet treacle toffee and caramel – the result of maturation in a range of exceptional American oak, ex-Oloroso sherry and traditional oak casks. The expression is a new release from Longmorn as part of a renewed focus from Chivas Brothers on the distillery, which is often referred to as Speyside’s best-kept secret.

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A match made in heaven for the nation’s favourite tipple

SOSWF Whisky GaloreWhisky and water, scotch on the rocks – now there is a new perfect match for the nation’s favourite tipple as Scotland gears up to celebrate its Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design in 2016.

The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, which takes place in Scotland’s most prolific whisky producing region, will show how the multi-million pound global industry has been built on the exact principles which will be nationally recognized over the next 12 months.

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The Ardmore Experience, the fantastic 4

Screen Shot 2015-12-11 at 12.52.24 PMA range of whisky I’ve tasted a while ago, but never had the time to publish. Let me introduce to you, the fantastic 4.

Ardmore distillery is a single malt Scotch whisky distillery. The distillery is owned and operated by Beam Suntory, an American subsidiary of Suntory Holdings of Osaka, Japan.

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Distiller of the year rebrands core range

RangeThe Tomatin Distillery Co Ltd is delighted to reveal their new rebranded core range of single malt whiskies. Available to purchase from March 2016, the multi award-winning range includes a variety of different ages and wood styles to suit all tastes including The Tomatin Legacy, 12 year, Cask Strength, 14 year, 18 year, 1988 vintage and 36 year.

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Deanston launches limited edition cask strength 20yr old

7fb9b3f9-c7cb-4589-a4e6-e31ecf179490Deanston has added another unique, hand-crafted single malt to its distinguished Scotch whisky portfolio – Deanston Oloroso 20 Year Old.

This limited edition expression, available from the end of November, has been bottled at cask strength after maturing for 20 years at the Perthshire distillery in ex-Oloroso sherry casks.

The taste profile includes hints of Oloroso sherry mixed with warming gingerbread and nutmeg, making it an ideal malt for the festive season.

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Puni announce the launch of the first ever single malt whisky made in Italy

Glorenza 11/2015 – PUNI Distillery, the first whisky distillery in Italy, are proud to announce the release of the first Italian Single Malt Whisky. Established in 2010, PUNI Distillery started distilling in February 2012. The spirit was then left to quietly mature in the warehouses for over three years, until it was finally bottled as single malt and launched at the end of October 2015.

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#CraigellachieTT, a warm twittertasting

Screen Shot 2015-11-19 at 7.24.17 AMThursday november 19. It’s very windy outside. But I am cozy inside my house and it is warm, lovely. Tonight was the night of the #CraigellachieTT a Twitter Tasting. Just came home for work, just on time for the start of something warm and cozy. So let’s go and enjoy this with me. I had a great time after a long day at work.

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Tasting notes, Laphroaig live 2015

LaphroaigOn Thursday 24th September at 8pm local time the ninth annual Laphroaig live 2015 as broadcasted live on the web from the island of Islay. This evening 4 very special expressions were lined up to be nosed and taste.

The one off’ Laphroaig 15 yr – The official 200th Expression, Laphroaig Cairdeas 2015 (distilled using only the original small stills), Laphroaig 21 yr – Created for the Friends of Laphroaigs 21st Birthday and a unique Laphroaig 32 yr 100% sherry matured- A very rare, special expression.

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