Archive of Blended whisky

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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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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Whisky Book Give Away (Part 2)

on April 2nd, 2012 in Blended whisky, whisky Books by dan | 10 Comments

Last time we gave a book away it was to celebrate Ian Buxtons great little book “101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die” because we liked it so much. This time around we have a book that is 400% better (or bigger at least). This time we are doing it…

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Behind the Whisky Blender

on January 19th, 2012 in Blended whisky, Editorial, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

One of the hottest most talked about topics of late has been the new startup website, whisky blender. We love the concept, the design and the execution of this venture. We can see the aspiration and the spirit of adventure in the site that reminds us a lot of what…

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DIAGEO’s 2011 Special Release Whiskies

on September 12th, 2011 in Blended whisky, Editorial, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | 3 Comments

Today we are happy to bring you some news from the World of Diageo (a company whiskytimes is just getting to know). This month they are releaseing their yearly Special Release Whiskies which made up from a range of single malt bottlings. Sometimes these things can be a publicity stunt,…

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Black Grouse Scotch

on June 3rd, 2011 in Blended whisky by dan | No Comments

During a recent trip to London I had my eyes opened to how good blended whisky can actually be. I was particularly blown away by the Grants 18. So with that in mind I have a bottle of Black Grouse as recommended in #101 whiskies to try before you die’…

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Grant’s whisky, an introduction Ludo style

on May 27th, 2011 in Blended whisky, Pictures by James | 8 Comments

3 months have passed since I tumbled down that rabbit hole into this fascinating whisky wonderland. As each day passes I feel it is more and more important to encourage others to embark on their very own expeditions of whisky discovery. It has been quite a journey so far, meeting…

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The Blend of Nikka Malt Base Whisky Review

on April 13th, 2011 in Blended Japanese, Blended whisky by dan | No Comments

The Nikka Distilling Co. Ltd produce this blended whisky from the recently troubled Japan who just had their third large earth quake. WhiskyTimes contributor James has bought a bottle of the “SPIRIT OF UNITY Blended Malt” and we encourage you to do so to until it is sold out. However,…

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