Archive of Islay

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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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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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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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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Lagavulin Islay Jazz festival 2011 Review

on September 23rd, 2011 in Editorial, Islay, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 2 Comments

Whisky Times Trip to Islay World class drumming, dramming, strumming and sipping, nosing and jazz numbers. A week has passed since I’ve returned from the 2011 Lagavulin Islay Jazz festival and already I am missing the Island, the atmosphere and especially the whisky. It’s hard to put a finger on…

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