Angels’ Share Glass launches Christmas Baubles filled with whisky

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.

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The Dalmore 50 sells out as Richard Paterson completes his year of celebrations

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.

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That Boutique-y Whisky Company, Birthday Bash

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?

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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 Strathisla 2005, a lovely single malt

For over one hundred and twenty years Gordon & MacPhail has been very careful matched spirits with oak, like true scientists. And Strathisla 2005 is one of their true blessings.

Their maturation management created complex, well balanced and subtle single malts. The casks were carefully monitored and sampled. And when the time was right, the single malt was bottled.

Also the case for the 2005 Strathisla from independent bottler Gordon & MacPhail.

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Earth moving launch for Tomatin Whisky

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.

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A limited edition of Cù Bòcan added to the range of Tomatin Distillery

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.

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Ardnamurchan Distillery and tech firm unveil partnership that could revolutionise whisky industry

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.

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Forget cheese and wine, enjoy a dram with your cheese board

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.

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