Twitter Tasting, The Arran Malt, Master of Distilling

This year, 2017, Master Distiller James MacTaggart celebrates his 10th anniversary at the Isle of Arran Distillery.

Reason to celebrate this online with 10 of their White Stags and 8 whisky writers from the whisky community. This with an anniversary single malt, the 2007 Vintage 10yr old release of the Arran Malt.

Time for confetti … and a good dram.

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Benromach 1977, an exceptional single cask vintage

The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has announced the release of an exceptional single cask vintage. Only 225 bottles of Benromach 1977 will be available worldwide.

The release of this product builds on the success of previous vintage releases from the 1970’s.

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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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Port X Whisky: The Dalmore Releases Unique Vintage Port Collection

 

The Dalmore Vintages

Luxury single malt The Dalmore has released a three-bottle, limited edition collection of whiskies matured in vintage port casks.

In the year that The Dalmore’s legendary Master Distiller Richard Paterson celebrates his 50th year in the whisky industry, The Vintage Port Collection is the latest in a long line of ground-breaking releases from the iconic whisky producer.

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Golden Month for Gordon & MacPhail

Gordon & MacPhail’s Rare Vintage Glen Grant 1954 single malt

Leading malt whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail is toasting success after receiving top accolades in two of the world’s leading spirits competitions.

Gordon & MacPhail’s Rare Vintage Glen Grant 1954 single malt received a double gold award, the highest medal available, in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) after impressing forty-three spirit experts who judged a record-breaking 2,100 entries.

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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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Bowmore Small Batch & Glenfiddich Millennium Vintage 2012 tasting notes

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A while ago, I was talking to Femke Tijtsma Sijtsma, one of the rare whisky women in my list of contacts. I don’t mean to be degrading or so, it’s just a fact that for some or other reason, women are a rarity in the whisky world.

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The Benromach Vintage 1976

_DSC0361You are probably very curious about the vintage after reading about the Benromach 10 yr.  I was born in the year 1979 and consider myself vintage. Flipping the 9 and you get 1976.

1976 is the year, Apple Computer Company is founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne and 1976 is the year Sony brings the Betamax cassette on the market ….

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