Archive of Scottish

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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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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