The reunion of Green, Yellow, Red and Blue Spot

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.

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Mackmyra launches an exclusive smoky edition with a cherry taste

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.

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The casks continue to roll out of the GlenAllachie Distillery with the latest batch of special releases

Hot on the heels of its recent Virgin Oak Series, The GlenAllachie Distillery is launching Batch 4 of its cask strength 10-year-old single malt, and releasing a third instalment of single cask bottlings, including a 31-year-old whisky (£530 RRP) matured in an Oloroso hogshead, exclusively for the UK.

The GlenAllachie 10 Years Old Cask Strength, Batch 4, follows in the footsteps of its predecessor Batch 3, which was awarded Best Scotch Speyside Single Malt at the World Whiskies Awards 2020.

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Tomatin announced the release of 2006 Fino expression

Tomatin, the award-winning Highland distillery, has today announced the release of a limited-edition 2006 Fino expression, launching exclusively to the UK market.

The 2006 Fino expression was initially matured for 13 years at Tomatin Distillery on the 10th November 2006, and moved to the finest Spanish Fino Sherry butts on 12th November 2015.

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John Dewar & Sons unveiled its latest Golden Dram expression

John Dewar & Sons unveiled its latest expression from The Golden Dram – Aberfeldy 15 Years Old, finished in French wine casks from Pomerol, Bordeaux.

The finest quality red wine casks from Pomerol were selected to finish the new limited-edition expression, ensuring that the wood complements and elevates Aberfeldy’s distillery character, not mask it. Initially spending 15 years in a combination of Bourbon re-fill and re-char casks, the whisky has undergone a second maturation period of around 4-5 months, adding an extra dimension of flavour. Malt Master, Stephanie MacLeod carefully monitored maturation and flavour development within each cask until the desired flavours had been achieved.

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Tomatin whisky, Caribbean Rum Finish and Amontillado Sherry Finish

Tomatin recently released two new limited-edition expressions, the 2009 Caribbean Rum Finish and 2006 Amontillado Sherry Finish.

Tomatin’s ability to experiment with creatively finished expressions comes from the distillery’s exceptional wood policy which ensures there is a wide range of casks sourced from prestigious partners within the industry.

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Wemyss Malts reintroduces ‘Nectar Grove’ Madeira cask finish as a limited edition Batch Strength release

Scottish family whisky makers, Wemyss Malts, has reintroduced the award-winning, limited edition blended malt Scotch whisky named ‘Nectar Grove’ by bottling it as a Batch Strength release.

Nectar Grove is a combination of light and nutty Highland Scotch whiskies that have been carefully and considerately combined together before finishing for a further period in casks which had previously held Madeira fortified wine.

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Darnley’s Launches a Smoky Gin

Darnley’s Gin launches ‘Smoke and Zest’, the second in their limited edition Cottage Series range, each telling a different story of the botanicals found around their Fife distillery and beyond. Locally grown barley and the quest to create a ‘smoky gin’ is the inspiration behind this innovative recipe which is made in the London Dry style.

In making Smoke and Zest, Darnley’s Gin Distiller Scott Gowans experimented with various methods and collaborated with both his family and the Kingsbarns Distillery team to bring this flavour profile to life. The new Darnley’s recipe celebrates the Fife grown barley that has been selected for sister brand Kingsbarns Single Malt Whisky which is distilled in the same location, at East Newhall Farm, outside the village of Kingsbarns.

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Three Ships, 6 yr – Batch 1

Three Ships. single malt from James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington, South Africa., independently bottled by That Boutique-y Whisky Company.

This is the 1st batch of a single malt with a release of 1,150 bottles, matured in Bourbon, PX finish casks.

The James Sedgwick Distillery was established in 1886 and continues to set the bar for South African whiskies and innovation in the whisky industry.

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Dunville’s Irish Whiskey unveils 18 year old single malt with rare Port Mourant Demerara Rum Cask finish

The Echlinville Distillery (County Down, Northern Ireland) has unveiled its highly anticipated award winning Dunville’s VR 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish Single Malt Irish Whiskey.

This cask strength (57% abv) limited release is from the first of eight incredibly rare casks from the lost Port Mourant Estate Distillery in Guyana – casks that previously nurtured an exceptional 41 year old Demerara Rum from the world’s last surviving double wooden pot still.

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