Irish Distillers’ Masters And Apprentices Unite To Create The Next Generation Of Irish Whiskey

Irish Distillers introduces METHOD AND MADNESS; a new range of experimental super premium whiskeys designed to push the boundaries of Irish whiskey. METHOD AND MADNESS launches with a series of unique whiskeys that underpin a continued commitment by Irish Distillers to experimentation and innovation at the home of Irish whiskey in Midlelton, Co. Cork, Ireland.

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Gordon & MacPhail, another fabulous whisky selection

Gordon & MacPhail

At Gordon & MacPhail, they believe that the wood really makes the whisky. And they are right.

In the mid-1960s Gordon & MacPhail took the unprecedented step of launching a range of single malts under the brand name ‘Connoisseurs Choice’. Until this time, many of the whiskies the range featured would not hve been available as single malt. Today, ‘Connoisseurs Choice’ retains this exclusive nature with a range of rare and sought after single malts from Distilleries throughout Scotland.

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Turning Japanese – Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival broadens horizons with unexpected tastes and experiences

SOSWF Whisky Galore

If you think that Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival simply celebrates amber nectar from the world-famous region that is home to more than half of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries then think again – visitors will have the opportunity to sample a range of Japanese whiskies too.

While the chance to meet key players in the Speyside whisky industry and join exclusive behind the scenes distillery tours are in high demand, the festival’s reputation as a premier whisky event means that some unexpected drams will be on offer during the experience.

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Exclusive new Loch Lomond Whiskies takes off at World Duty Free Glasgow Airport

A world first has landed at Glasgow Airport, with the launch of the inaugural global travel retail (GTR) range from award-winning independent distiller, Loch Lomond Group.

Four expressions that showcase the innovation and craft championed at Loch Lomond distillery in Alexandria are now available at World Duty Free’s Glasgow Airport store.

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Ardbeg 10 yr old, a peaty whisky

Ardbeg 10 yr

For the peat lovers among us, this classic Islay whisky is a must to try. Ardbeg says to be the most peaty Islay whisky, that saying, makes you curious, doesn’t it.

Ardbeg was founded in the year 1815 and is a peaty, smoky Islay malt whisky. The water from the distillery is coming from Loch Uigeadail, pronounced oog-a-dal.

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Irish Distillers to invest €10m in production capacity at Midleton Distillery

Irish Distillers, Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and producer of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has today announced plans for a €10.5 million investment at Midleton Distillery, Cork which will see the company increase its single pot still Irish whiskey production capacity by over 30%.

Three new copper pot stills will be installed at Midleton Distillery, ensuring that Irish Distillers continues to lead the global Irish whiskey renaissance and supporting the Irish Whiskey Association’s target of global growth of 300% by 2030. 60 jobs will be supported during the construction phase.

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Pinkster, agreeably British Gin

Pinkster, Agreeably British Gin

Pinkster, agreeably British Gin. A refreshing 38 % pinky up gin, that deserves your attention and to never let go. I was curious for a while, but it finally happened. It took some time, but it did.

My pink went straight up in the air and I had a chance to nose and to taste this beautiful looking bottle of pink gin. Pinkster is a characteristic, small batch premium gin and characteristic it is for sure, no doubt.

When you visit the website, you will find a short story how this all started. It made me laugh though.

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Black Mountain, a succeeded quest

Black Mountain

You might have heard about Black Mountain, the region of southwestern France. But did you know, this is also the name of a lovely whisky?

Black Mountain is the vision of a whisky distillery to produce large whiskies in the heart of the southwest, scheduled to be built in the year 2018.

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Balblair, colorful highland whisky

Balblair Highland Whisky

Balblair Highland Whisky

Balblair, vintages timed to perfection. This is a quote that can be found on their website, not to miss and I couldn’t agree more. They make perfection and the good news is, there is perfection to be found for everyone.

For each person, a color of their taste. Maybe you are more a green person than a blue one. Or you are a pink person for life.

Everything is possible with the colorful Balblair whisky range.

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Angels’ share glassmaker Tom Young awarded MBE

Tom Young Glassblower

Tom Young Glassblower

Renowned glassmaker Tom Young has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list. Mr Young, co-founder of Stirling family firm Angels’ Share Glass, was given the honour to mark his long service to the glassmaking industry.

He was shocked and delighted to receive the award which will be presented to him at St James Palace, London during a ceremony in the summer.

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