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What is Travel Edition Whisky and Why Does it Exist?

on November 21st, 2014 in Blended whisky, Editorial by dan | No Comments

I was reading a PR piece from whisky giant JOHNNIE WALKER™, in this piece they wanted to announce a travel whisky: ” JOHNNIE WALKER® GOLD LABEL RESERVE™ EXCLUSIVE TRAVELLERS’ EDITION”. As I was feeling devil may care, and didn’t plan to fly in the near future, I asked: “i’ve never…

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Wemyss Malts Velvet Fig

on November 7th, 2014 in Blended whisky, Editorial by dan | No Comments

Independent bottler Wemyss Malts is launching a luxurious new limited edition to complement its award-winning blended malts range. The new ‘Velvet Fig’ comprises specially selected single malts matured wholly in ex Oloroso sherry casks, evoking rich autumn and winter fruits and spices. Knowing their customers’ passion for whiskies matured in…

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Glengoyne- The Travel Retail Masters

on November 5th, 2014 in Editorial by dan | No Comments

Press release from the Travel Retail awards: i’m not normally one to copy paste press releases, but this one stood out and will inform another post we’re dreaming up. Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has rounded off a year of spectacular award wins with three top prizes at The…

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Rare Malts Edition Brora 58.7% 1972 22yo Whisky For Sale

on October 27th, 2014 in Editorial, Islay, Single Malt Whisky by dan | No Comments

Quite often we have people asking us “how do i sell my whisky online”, “I inherited this bottle of whisky is it worth anything”. And more often then not its a bottle which holds far more sentimental value in comparison to the actual cash value. To these people I say…

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Laphroaig Live Stockholm

on September 16th, 2014 in Editorial, Islay, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

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Whisky Data Goodness

on June 26th, 2014 in Editorial by dan | 1 Comment

Love it or hate it you can’t get away from data. At work I used our tool to gather in a bunch of whisky reviews, and make the following page for them. http://blog.import.io/post/dram-atic-insights You may or may not know this about me, but I consider myself to be something of…

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Isle of Harris Distillery Update

on April 1st, 2014 in whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

“Harris distillery go-ahead helps open up a new Scotch whisky region” Work has begun on the first whisky distillery to be built on the Island of Harris – in a new whisky region for Scotland. Carrying on from the news last year about the Isle of harris Distillery Project, here…

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Whisky Valuation Challenge #2

on December 16th, 2013 in Editorial by dan | No Comments

Welcome to the second whisky collection valuation challenge. Have a look at the collection below and say what you think it is worth and why. These are all for sale by a collector (David Power) so don’t be shy, and don’t be afraid to offer your knowledge, you might even…

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Whisky Valuation Challenge #1

on December 11th, 2013 in Editorial by dan | 1 Comment

Test your Knowledge and Help a Each other Quite often at people ask for information and valuations of the whisky that has come there way, one way or another. So I thought it would make an interesting regular feature to ask you the great and all knowing readers of WhiskyTimes…

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ALDI Releases 30 yo Glen Orrin (40%)

on December 4th, 2013 in Blended whisky, Editorial by dan | 15 Comments

December 4th – you may be pleased to hear they can secure yourself a bottle of Aldi’s Glen Orrin 30 yo Whisky, which goes in-store on 8th December 2013. This gem is a third of the price of other 30-year-old blended Whiskies, at £54.99. Aged in oak casks since 1982,…

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