Archive of Single Malt Whisky

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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Auchentoshan Silveroak 1990 for Travel Retail

on September 11th, 2013 in Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | No Comments

Auchentoshan, Scotland’s only triple distilled Single Malt Scotch Whisky, will add to its travel retail range with a new limited edition release of the Auchentoshan Silveroak 1990. Following on from the success of the first batch of Silveroak, this limited second release of the 1990 vintage has been matured for…

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Photo of Tamdhu 10 year old

on May 8th, 2013 in Editorial, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | No Comments

There isn’t much to say about this other than I like to design and wanted to post the photo of the bottle. The bottle is much nicer than the container/tube which is a shame, but ‘hey ho’, you can’t win em all. I can also remember seeing a similar bottle…

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Jake Bugg at Bushmills Live 2013

on May 2nd, 2013 in Editorial, Irish by dan | No Comments

This morning a lovely woman from a PR company (you know who you are) at a firm I fail to recall the name of, called me (that’s right actually got of her backside and used the phone) to tell me about this festival and asked me kindly to tell all…

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Introducing The Glenlivet Quercus 17 Year Old Single Cask Edition (52.1%)

on April 24th, 2013 in Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | No Comments

The Single Malt that Started it All, The Glenlivet is proud to present a rare and collectible single cask whisky aged for 17 years in American white oak or ‘Quercus Alba’, The Glenlivet Quercus. Aged in just one cask, there are only 250 bottles of The Glenlivet Quercus in existence,…

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A Serpent Stirs in the Smoky Shadows

on March 8th, 2013 in Editorial, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | 2 Comments

This morning a black package arrived in the post, it was held together with black tape, and contained a black envelope on a bed of black crushed paper. Inside the envelope there was folded paper puzzle to figure out. upon completion it says: A Serpent Stirs in the Smoky Shadows….

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New Isle of Skye Whisky: Talisker Storm (45.8%)

on February 20th, 2013 in Editorial, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 1 Comment

News from Diageo! A new Talisker: Talisker, the famous Single Malt Scotch Whisky from the Isle of Skye, is to have a new family member. TALISKER STORM is an exuberant new expression of Talisker, calculated to delight and intrigue the many adorers of this celebrated island whisky: more intense and…

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Karuizawa 1964 48 year old Japanese Whisky (57.7%)

on February 12th, 2013 in Editorial, Japanese, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 9 Comments

Here is some breaking news from the world of high end Whiskies, and I am sure that this will be music to the ears of whisky investors. Wealth solutions, in conjunction with One Drinks Co is releasing an Old rare Whisky the likes of which you rarely see. Read on…

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Isle of Harris Distillery Project

on February 8th, 2013 in Editorial, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

Update: there is more info about this in a new isle of harris update. You might be interested in the project to create the first distillery on the beautiful Isle of Harris currently reciving funind of nearly £2m from the Scottish government. The Fund-raising and planning applications are apparently “making…

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Chivas and Pininfarina Collaboration

on January 30th, 2013 in Editorial, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 1 Comment

Chivas Regal 18 Year Old and Italian designer, Pininfarina, have come together for the first time to create a series of limited editions: Chivas 18 by Pininfarina. The aerodynamic, limited edition design ‘The Drop’ is inspired by air and liquid. Both Chivas and Pininfarina share a rich heritage in crafting,…

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