Review: Aberfeldy 16 yr

This is a whisky I would recommend to everyone. Especially to those who never had a drop of whisky or says to dislike whisky. Not that long ago, someone told me out of the blue, she didn’t like whisky, at all! I know, its unbelievable, how and why, questions remained unanswered.

I just can’t imagine, that someone doesn’t like this spirit for it’s lovely. Aberfeldy for example is a golden dram that suits everyone, just give it some time, air and love. I am convinced that she and others would love it …

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Review: Gordon & MacPhail Mannochmore 1999

Mannochmore Distillery 1999 is an 18 yr old single malt scotch whisky from Speyside. This stunning single malt was distilled on Monday, August 23 1999 and bottled on Monday, July 16 2018.

The casktype that was used for this whisky was a refill sherry butt. The outturn of the Mannochmore Distillery 1999 release is 587 bottles.

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Review: Gordon & MacPhail Clynelish 1989

Clynelish Distillery 1989, a 28 year old single malt scotch whisky from the Highlands. This stunning single malt was distilled on Wednesday, November 15 1989 and bottled on Tuesday, June 26 2018.

The casktype that was used for this whisky was a refill American hogshead. The outturn of the Clynelish Distillery 1989 release is 221 bottles.

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Review: Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila 1984

Caol Ila Distillery 1984, a 33 year old single malt scotch whisky from Islay. This beautiful whisky was distilled on Monday, December 11 1984 and bottled on Tuesday, July 3 2018.

The casktype that was used for this whisky was a refill sherry hogshead. The outturn of the Caol Ila Distillery 1984 release is 216 bottles.

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Susan Colville wins at Icons of Whisky 2019 Global Finale

Benromach Distillery is celebrating success at the prestigious Global Whisky Icons Awards with Susan Colville winning the coveted title of Visitor Attraction Manager of the Year.  

Announced in a ceremony in London’s Honourable Artillery Company last night (28th March 2019), the awards, which are organised by Whisky Magazine, pay tribute to the expertise that is poured into every bottle of whisky made around the world. Only those working in the industry can nominate an individual or brand, with the final winners chosen by a panel of expert judges.

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Review: Gordon & MacPhail Aberfeldy 1993

Aberfeldy Distillery 1993, a 25 year old single malt whisky from the Scottish Highlands. This beautiful whisky was distilled on Sunday, 6 June 1993 and bottled on Thursday, 21 June 2018.

The casktype that was used for this whisky was a first fill sherry puncheon. The outturn of the Aberfeldy Distillery 1993 release is 444 bottles.

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Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival offers visitors a unique opportunity to get hands-on in whisky-making process

Visitors attending the world’s leading Scotch whisky festival are being given a unique and exclusive opportunity to get hands-on with the distilling process. Speyside Distillery is offering just 10 people the chance to work alongside its distillers to produce spirit when it throws open its doors during the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival.


Only two people each day will be invited to join the team at the artisan distillery near Kingussie – home to SPEY from Speyside Distillery and Beinn Dubh single malts – to get an in-depth understanding of its traditional hand-crafted distillation processes.

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Gin-ovation: major new gin festival is launched

A gin festival is being launch this summer in the heart of Scotland’s most famous and prolific malt whisky-producing region. The team behind the Spirit of Speyside brand, which already stages the highly successful spirits events, is now celebrating the area’s rapidly-growing gin industry.

Spirit of Speyside: The Gin Experience takes place from July 12 to 14 and will offer a unique opportunity to taste locally produced gin and meet the makers.

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Tomatin release the newest edition of the warehouse 6 collection, the 1975

Tomatin, the award-winning Highland distillery has announced the release of its third expression of the acclaimed Warehouse 6 Collection; 1975.

Distilled on 8th December 1975, this precious spirit has been gently maturing for the past 43 years in Warehouse 6, laid low on antique wooden rails above cool earthen floor and stacked single level, in a traditional dunnage warehouse.  Nestled in a quiet corner of the distillery, Warehouse 6 houses the distillery’s most treasured casks. At Tomatin’s very core, Warehouse 6, is a truly special place.

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Taste a Highland life with the Craigellachie hotel this summer

One of Scotland’s best-known hotels is offering the chance to escape and unwind with a weekend of whisky and fishing in one of the most scenic corners of Scotland.

Even if you have never fished before, start in style by casting on one of Scotland’s finest salmon rivers – the Spey. You will stay close to the banks of the river at the famous Craigellachie Hotel which has been a weekend getaway for the likes of Guy Ritchie, Kate Moss and Noel Gallagher as well as Scottish indie bands CHVRCHES and Frightened Rabbit.

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