Archive of Single Malt Whisky

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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Tasmanian Whisky Sullivans Cove Wins a Fist Full of Awards

on December 3rd, 2012 in Editorial, Single Malt Whisky, World Whisky by dan | No Comments

I’ve heard more and more about Sullivans Cove over the last 12 months. To be truthful I’ve not looked too hard into their Whisky very much, and its seems to be at my own detriment, as Sullivans Cove has won the coveted “The Sprits Business World Whisky Grand master Award…

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Inchgower 29 Single Cask Review (53.9%)

on October 30th, 2012 in Single Malt Whisky, Speyside by dan | No Comments

Inchgower is not a name you hear a lot when talking about whisky. You don’t hear about it on many peoples top ten whisky lists, and you definitely don’t see it in the supermarket, so I wondered what this enigmatic and mysterious whisky would hold when I started to open…

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Ardbeg GALILEO Limited Edition

on September 4th, 2012 in Islay, whisky Industry news by dan | 1 Comment

PRESS RELEASE: ARDBEG GALILEO LAUNCHED TO CELEBRATE SCOTTISH DISTILLERY’S EXPERIMENT IN SPACE Ardbeg Distillery announces the eagerly-anticipated release of Galileo, a limited edition 12 Years Old Islay Single Malt Whisky – a celebration of its pioneering space maturation experiment. Bottled at 49% and non-chill filtered, Galileo is a vatting of…

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Bruichladdich Whisky Dessert Meringue Recipe

on May 19th, 2012 in Editorial, Food, Islay by dan | No Comments

Alright People, so this is the simplest most awesome whisky desert i’ve ever made. You may remember a while back I created Whisky Baked Apple with Lemon, Ginger and Raisins, now this is a much simpler and easier to make recipe. Plus all you need is whisky, sugar and eggs….

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Glenfarclas 1953

on May 14th, 2012 in Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 2 Comments

This morning a special bottle of whisky arrived, it was a bottle of Glenfarclas 1953 Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. And I couldn’t be happier! Its a 58 year old whisky, and the oldest Glenfarclas has ever released. Bottled at cask strength and non-chill filtered, this is actually a piece…

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Bowmore Small Batch Reserve

on May 13th, 2012 in Islay, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 3 Comments

Following on from the Bowmore redesign news I posted earlier this year, here is some more bowmore news. It’s taken from a Bowmore press release about there new whisky… enjoy. Bowmore is launching a new 40%ABV expression in the UK called “Bowmore Small Batch Reserve”. Aged in 1st and &…

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Titanic Whisky: The Glenrothes and ‘The Plucky Little Countess’

on April 11th, 2012 in Scottish, Single Malt Whisky, Speyside by dan | No Comments

Berry Bros. & Rudd has bottled a limited edition of just 100 bottles from a Sherry Cask of The Glenrothes 1998 Speyside, Single Malt Whisky to commemorate the centenary of the heroic efforts of the Countess of Rothes aboard the ill-fated RMS Titanic. The Whisky replicates the stock lost by…

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New Bowmore Whisky Re-Design and Travel Retail Expressions

on February 25th, 2012 in Editorial, Islay, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

This month Bowmore unviels its bold new design and packaging look. Branding is massively important in the consumer Whisky world, if you mess with the brand you can do long lasting damage to not only sales, but also the public perception of your brand. So any change in packaging is…

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Glenmorangie Nectar d’or Review

on January 5th, 2012 in Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 2 Comments

Having recently heard about the relaease of glenmorangie’s artien I thought it was past due that I opened the dubious looking sample of Glenmorangie Nectar d’or for review. I read somewhere that Jim Murray, of whisky bible fame, liked to cleanse his pallet with coffee before a tasting, and since…

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