Archive of Editorial

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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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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Discovery: American Craft Distilling Academy

on October 25th, 2013 in Editorial by dan | No Comments

This week I’ve invited a friend of Whiskytimes to share with you their interesting story. Craft Distilling Academy has found a niche, weekend distilling classes for a price people can afford. Owner, Josh Bayne, says, “We don’t discount the longer more expensive classes, they are vital for the development of…

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Age Your Own Whisky with Sullivans Cove

on October 24th, 2013 in Editorial, New Make, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

today we recieved an interesting email from the tasmania distillery guys Sullivans Cove Imagine 20l of Sullivans Cove Single Malt maturing under your stairs in your own personally crafted oak cask….now imagine regularly taste-testing it, to monitor maturation of course….now imagine your delight in two years once it is ready for drinking…And now…

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WhiskyTimes Moves to London

on September 12th, 2013 in Editorial by dan | No Comments

Thats right, whisky times is now in the Big Smoke! Having been denied too many opportunities to participate in whisky events, Dan has thrown all his toys  out of the pram, upped sticks, and moved to London. OK, OK, Dan hasn’t really moved to London only for the whisky events;…

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