Proundly announce the new publications of Alba-Collection Verlag:
Maps ”Scotland’s Distilleries“ updated edition in the format 15 x 24 inch and 27,5 x 39,5 inch in an 2. New edition: ”Whisk(e)y Atlas North America 2021“
Map ”Scotland‘s Distilleries“ updated edition in the format 15 x 24 inch and 27,5 x 39,5 inch Prompt with the beginning of 2021 our maps „Scotland‘s Distilleries“ in the formats 15 x 24 inch (Medium) and 27,5 x 39,5 inch (Large) are published as revised edition. Despite the pandemic, the construction boom for Scotland’s whisky distilleries seem to remain strong, so that you will see numerous changes in the new editions.
I admit, for I have a weakness for Scandinavia. It is not a secret that I am enthusiastic about the Swedisch Mackmyra whisky. It is hard to pronounce the names of the whisky, but that is always a challenge to be accepted.
Moment Körsbärsrök, cherrysmoke was a challenge. And the Moment range is part of the most exclusive range of Mackmyra.
Multi award-winning master blender and distiller Ian Chang, joins newly formed, purpose-led Karuizawa Distillers Inc., to launch the Komoro Distillery in Japan.
Karuizawa Distillers Inc, has been formed by Karuizawa hotel-owners and residents, husband and wife team, Koji and Yoshie Shimaoka
Former Kavalan whisky-maker, Ian Chang joins Karuizawa Distillers, Inc. as vice president and master blender and distiller for the new Komoro Distillery
The Komoro Distillery is due to commence construction in early 2021 and start distillation in Spring 2022
The distillery, to be built at 910 metres above sea-level, at the base of Mount Asama, will be the highest distillery in Japan
The newly-formed Karuizawa Distillers Inc. (KDI)‘s aim is to make the best Japanese single malt whisky, in the most environmentally friendly way possible, whilst honouring and protecting the legacy of the Karuizawa name.
Another tweet tasting and a fabulous one I can say. When opening the parcel there was one thing ….. that caught my eye. The labels are just fantastic on these wee little sample bottles. Look at the details of The Flintlock Gun, the Hanson hat and the Gael bicycle. Just love it!
J.J. Corry, was originally a whiskey bonder from the 1890’s until his death in 1932. Whiskey bonding was once a very common practice all over Ireland… ..This practice completely died in Ireland due to the collapse of the Irish whiskey industry and the few remaining distilleries that were left in Ireland at in the early 20th century cut off the bonders and the last one to shut their doors was Mitchell and Sons.Continue reading →
The excitement .. the news about a reunion in the Spot Family traveled fast. Next to the Green spot, Yellow spot and Red spot, a new arrival has been revealed, Blue spot. The fourth family member, welcomed with open arms and a warm heart.
With the most recent existing record of Blue Spot dating back to 1964, the launch will signal the end of a 56-year wait among the global whiskey community for the re-introduction of Blue Spot, reuniting the historic Spot Family for the first time in over half a century.
Mackmyra is now introducing a new limited edition in the exclusive Moment series; it is aimed at upcoming winter festivities and dinners. Moment Körsbärsrök (Cherry Smoke) is a sophisticated single malt whisky that has matured at Bodås Mine since being distilled at Mackmyra Bruk.
This whisky provides an elegant balance between spiciness, sweetness and smoke. It will be launched as a very limited edition that can be ordered from 11 November 2020.
I was honored to be part of the launch of the Midleton very rare whiskey in October. This whiskey is part of the 37th edition in the world-renowned and highly collectable range.
Interesting to know is that each whiskey has been traditionally hand selected to include the most exceptional quality single pot still and single grain Irish whiskeys laid down over the last 4 decades.
Tomatin Distillery has today announced an exclusive online auction of rare whiskies, including a new fill Tomatin cask, hosted and supported by The Grand Whisky Auction, in support of its long-time charity partner, Maggie’s Highlands.
Tomatin is expecting to add a £10,000 donation to Maggie’s 2020 fund raising efforts with proceeds from the auction to bolster the charity’s cancer support network in the Highlands and Islands. Continue reading →