Archive of Single Malt Whisky

London Cocktail Week and Woodford Reserve

on September 16th, 2016 in Editorial, Whisky Events, World Whisky by dan | No Comments

SIX BARS. THREE NIGHTS. ONE LOCATION. ONE BOURBON. Thats the pitch by drink up London, a London focused cocktail, wine and whisky site. Warning: If you are not in London, or can’t get here, and you don’t care about what things are going on, you might want to skip this…

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Extemely Rare 60yo Glen Grant 1952 up for Auction

on September 14th, 2016 in Auctions, Editorial, Single Malt Whisky, Speyside by dan | No Comments

An exceptional range of fine wines, whiskies and select spirits will be on offer from 10am on 12th October 2016 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ London base, Bloomsbury House. Of particular note is lot 105, a very rare bottle of Glen Grant from 1952, commemorating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Contained…

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The Dalmore Release New Distillery Exclusive

on August 17th, 2016 in Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 1 Comment

The Dalmore have released a limited edition bottling “The Dalmore Distillery Exclusive Vintage 1997” which will be sold exclusively at their distillery. According to there PR “Founded in 1839, The Dalmore distillery has defined the luxury single malt whisky category through its unbroken chain of exceptional whisky creators who have…

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Whisky Advertising as it Should be.

on October 29th, 2015 in Editorial, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky, Speyside by dan | No Comments

Let me start by saying I hate interruptive advertising with a passion that would stagger the average person. Think Carl Pilkington on steroids! The advertising industry needs to wake up, modernise, and stop relying on decades old advertising techniques. With that said, while I was trying to watch a owl…

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Investing in whisky

on October 27th, 2015 in Editorial, Single Malt Whisky by dan | No Comments

Whisky has existed for hundreds of years (thank god), with its first recorded mention dated to June 1, 1495. By comparison, whisky’s lifetime as an investable asset class has been microscopic – the concept was pretty alien until 1989, when Bonham’s held its first ever dedicated whisky auction. After a…

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Glasgow Distillery: Prometheus Whisky

on December 17th, 2014 in Editorial, Speyside by dan | No Comments

A precious batch of aged single malt Speyside casks has been acquired by Glasgow Distillery and is to be launched under the brand name Prometheus. The coveted liquid was left to quietly sleep for nearly three decades until it was awoken after a chance meeting between Liam Hughes, CEO of…

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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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Want a Job in the Whisky Industry?

on October 25th, 2013 in Scottish, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

Position Filled Sorry. If you are looking for a ‘hands on’ role n the whisky production world, your application could soon be on its way the the distillery headquarters of Macallan. See the Job description below: Does it sound like your dream job? Can you see your self in the…

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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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