ALDI Releases 30 yo Glen Orrin (40%)

ALDI Releases 30 yo Glen Orrin (40%)

December 4th – you may be pleased to hear they can secure yourself a bottle of Aldi’s Glen Orrin 30 yo Whisky, which goes in-store on 8th December 2013. This gem is a third of the price of other 30-year-old blended Whiskies, at £54.99. Aged in oak casks since 1982,…

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Old Colony Pale Ale (5.3%)

Old Colony Pale Ale (5.3%)

Today I excitedly unboxed my first ever order from Beers of Europe, and pulled out this Deacon John Ales “American style pale ale” by 8 Sails Brewery UK. The multi-location nature of this bottle left me a little bewilldered but eventually i recovered enough to find there web address for…

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Discovery: American Craft Distilling Academy

This week I’ve invited a friend of Whiskytimes to share with you their interesting story. Craft Distilling Academy has found a niche, weekend distilling classes for a price people can afford. Owner, Josh Bayne, says, “We don’t discount the longer more expensive classes, they are vital for the development of…

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Want a Job in the Whisky Industry?

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

Age Your Own Whisky with Sullivans Cove

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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WhiskyTimes Moves to London

WhiskyTimes Moves to London

Thats right, whisky times is now in the Big Smoke! Having been denied too many opportunities to participate in whisky events, Dan has thrown all his toys  out of the pram, upped sticks, and moved to London. OK, OK, Dan hasn’t really moved to London only for the whisky events;…

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Auchentoshan Silveroak 1990 for Travel Retail

Auchentoshan Silveroak 1990 for Travel Retail

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

Photo of Tamdhu 10 year old

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

Jake Bugg at Bushmills Live 2013

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%)

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

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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