Inchgower 2002, Gordon & MacPhail

The Inchgower 2002 single malt, 46% strength bottled in 2015. Bottled as part of the Connoisseurs Choice range by Gordon & MacPhail, this is again a fantastic Speyside whisky.

The Inchgower is a whisky you would have after a nice dinner with your love. Stuffed with an amazing dinner, this dram would be the best sweet course you can think of after a meal.

Chocolate-pairing, however, is a match, you can’t resist either.

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Forget cheese and wine, enjoy a dram with your cheese board

Pairing the award-winning cheese and whisky of the Isle of Arran.

As we head into winter and the days get shorter, one thing is certain; cheese knives around the country will be dusted off for the forthcoming seasonal indulgence. Before you reach for your favourite bottle of plonk, however, it could be time for a change.

The award-winning Scotch whisky producer, Isle of Arran Distillers have produced three cask matured whiskies which will liven up any cheese board.

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Bathtub Gin & Rumbullion! present Ableforth’s Underground

Ableforth’s is bringing its award-winning range of craft spirits, including the one and only Bathtub Gin, to life with day-to-night cocktail den, Ableforth’s Underground. The subterranean cocktail pop-up will be located just a stone’s throw away from the main London Cocktail Week Hub, in the heart of all the cocktail action.

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Fine Art Asia Puts Antique Whisky In The Frame

At the end of September, antique whisky will, for the first time ever, be exhibited alongside ancient and contemporary art from across the globe, giving recognition to vintage whisky as a branch of fine art in its own right. As part of this historic first appearance for whisky at Fine Art Asia 2017, rare and old whisky specialists Cask 88 are due to launch two new independent bottlings, bringing together the work of Scottish master distillers with that of Scottish and international fine artists.

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Stroopwafel liqueur triumphs at top international Spirit competition

Leading Dutch distiller, Dutch Spirits, is celebrating after being awarded a gold medal for its Van Meer’s Stroopwafel liqueur at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC), one of the most renowned international competition.

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Benromach Whisky Tweet Tasting, a delight

An evening with a lot of whisky flowing, the Benromach tweet tasting. On Monday September 18, a few lucky tasters gathered together online to enjoy two new expressions.

Benromach Château Cissac 2009, a wood finish release and Benromach Triple Distilled, a first of its kind for Benromach. This online tweet tasting was organised as part of the launch of an epic new expression.

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Gordon & MacPhail Rare Vintage – Glen Grant 1954

Gordon & MacPhail, Glen Grant 1954

Who doesn’t know Gordon & MacPhail, the legend from Scotland with their amazing whisky releases. Gordon & MacPhail is an internationally renowned malt maturation expert, retailer, UK wholesaler, and distiller.

When you have never, ever heard about this legend, look them up in Elgin and pay them a visit. You will be rewarded.

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Dutch Spirits reveilles Old Samuel Bourbon range

Leading Dutch distiller, Dutch Spirits, plans to take full advantage of the current global Bourbon Boom by unveiling a new packaging for its Old Samuel range as it looks to increase the brand’s global availability.

Old Samuel is sporting a new, sleek, black packaging for its Bourbon Reserve and four liqueurs: Honey, Cherry, Cinnamon and Almond flavours. The new, eye-catching packaging reflects the liquid’s quality. It will also enable the award-winning bourbon to stand out on shelves while confidently competing with other brands of the category.

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Master Distiller James MacTaggart toasts 10 Years at the Isle of Arran Distillery

This year, Master Distiller James MacTaggart celebrates his 10th anniversary at the Isle of Arran Distillery and an incredible 40 years in the Scotch whisky industry.

To celebrate, he has created a unique limited edition bottling that marks his first full decade of creating whisky on the Isle of Arran. This fresh and vibrant expression of The Arran Malt has been carefully blended by James from a selection of first fill Bourbon Barrels from his first months of production in 2007.

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