A family firm has launched this year’s must-have Christmas product for whisky lovers – glass baubles filled with Scotland’s national drink. Stirling-based Angels’ Share Glass has teamed up with independent bottlers Douglas Laing & Co to create a line of hand-blown coloured glass baubles with whisky inside.
There are four different baubles in the range each filled with 50ml of one of the regional whiskies from Laing’s Remarkable Regional Malts.
The Dalmore’s Master Distiller Richard Paterson has completed the final leg of his world tour celebrating 50 years in the whisky industry.
Widely considered to be the greatest whisky maker of his generation, Richard’s 50th-anniversary milestone was celebrated with a series of tasting events around the world while showcasing a selection of bottles including the renowned The Dalmore Paterson Collection, the recently released The Dalmore Quintessence, and The Dalmore 50.
I love birthdays, especially when there is whisky involved, next to cheesecake. The invitees, including me, were all looking forward to the evening of October 11 for there was a huge party online, given by That Boutique-y Whisky Company. They planned to celebrate their 5th birthday on this day, a milestone.
On this birthday bash, five special whiskies were all lined up to be nosed and tasted. All handpicked just for this occasion. Five amazing looking bottles, all with a matching card, finally opened to be enjoyed. What is a birthday without a good birthday dram?
Scotch whisky distiller, Tomatin, will this month launch its third expression in its popular Five Virtue Series – Earth.The natural elements involved in its whisky production process has inspired Tomatin’s limited edition single malt series, Five Virtues: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water.
The Wood and Fire expressions were well received when the Highland distiller launched them earlier this year, heightening anticipation for the Earth launch.
Highland-based Tomatin Distillery have added to their range of limited edition Cù Bòcan single malts with the release of a 2006 vintage edition.
Bottled at a strength of 50%, the whisky is matured in first fill ex-Bourbon and ex-Oloroso Sherry casks. Boasting warm, festive flavours with a gentle touch of peat smoke, it is fitting that the bottle comes with a special Cù Bòcan branded glass – ideal for gifting at this time of year. There are just 9000 bottles of this limited edition available worldwide.
Scotland’s greenest distillery and an ambitious digital tech firm have formed a pioneering partnership that could revolutionise Scotch whisky exports and safeguard the industry against counterfeits and fraud.
The high-tech collaboration means every single bottle of spirit from the Ardnamurchan Distillery will have its own unique story, with whisky fans able to find out every detail of the bottle of spirit, from the field the barley was farmed to who bottled it and when.
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.