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by AmandaWhaymand
Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: Is there no Spam control on this site?
Replies: 6
Views: 2027

Re: Is there no Spam control on this site?

Hi guys, The first job of every working day is to moderate the forum which, unfortunately, does mean some spam posts are visible all weekend. In order to keep this forum 'real-time' and to allow the dedicated whisky forumites to post links etc, all we ask is that you are a little tolerant of the spa...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Teeling Whiskey Brand Returns After 231 Years
Replies: 0
Views: 13084785

The Teeling Whiskey Brand Returns After 231 Years

Teeling Whiskey.jpg To celebrate 231 years of whiskey distilling tradition within the Teeling Family, Independent Irish whiskey maker the Teeling Whiskey Company has launched its flagship premium Irish whiskey brand Teeling Whiskey. The Teeling family are more recently synonymous with Cooley Distil...
by AmandaWhaymand
Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: Whisky Magazine
Topic: Still searching for two back numbers.
Replies: 3
Views: 7272

Re: Still searching for two back numbers.

Hi Alan, We have a couple of copies of issue 5 in the back issue store but there seems to be a glitch and these aren't showing. I'm trying to get that rectified now. You can order it by telephone +44 (0) 844 322 1237. I've actually discovered a few copies of issue 8 in storage too so I will send tho...
by AmandaWhaymand
Mon Feb 11, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Ground Breaking Deal Opens the Door to Distillers
Replies: 0
Views: 13115895

Ground Breaking Deal Opens the Door to Distillers

Small and independent world whisky producers have today been given a major boost with the launch of a new initiative which will allow them to sell even a single bottle of whisky directly to British consumer and trade customers, and to supply it quickly and at a fair price. The new initiative allows ...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Master Distiller Barry Crockett to retire after 47 Years
Replies: 0
Views: 12526257

Master Distiller Barry Crockett to retire after 47 Years

Brian Nation to take over as Master Distiller 1. Barry Crockett, Master Distiller at the Midleton Distillery with his successor Brian Nation..jpg Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard today announced that Barry Crockett, Master Distiller of Jameson Irish Whiskey, will retire this March, bidding a fond far...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:16 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Macallan Reaches Strong Numbers in the Art World
Replies: 0
Views: 12492908

The Macallan Reaches Strong Numbers in the Art World

The Macallan London Art Fair (3).jpg The Macallan single malt whisky, distributed by Maxxium UK, has reported strong sampling figures after attending its third art show. Providing over 20,000 samples and cocktails, The Macallan introduced consumers to the newest edition of The Macallan’s portfolio,...
by AmandaWhaymand
Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases Single Oak Project Bourbon
Replies: 0
Views: 12506059

Buffalo Trace Distillery Releases Single Oak Project Bourbon

FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (Feb. 5, 2013) – Buffalo Trace Distillery marks the halfway point in its quest for the perfect bourbon with the release of its eighth round of Single Oak Project Bourbon. All of the bourbons that comprise this release entered the barrel at 105 proof, aged within the wo...
by AmandaWhaymand
Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Perfect Dram to Toast The Bard
Replies: 1
Views: 12523137

The Perfect Dram to Toast The Bard

“Tam tint his reason a’ thegither, And roars out, ‘Weel done, Cutty-sark!’ And in an instant all was dark: And scarcely had he Maggie rallied When out the hellish legion sallied.” Excerpt from Tam o’Shanter by Robert Burns (written 1790) tam bottle box book resize.jpg If you’re looking to raise a t...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Travellers offered unique Glen Garioch Single Cask bottlings
Replies: 3
Views: 12546761

Travellers offered unique Glen Garioch Single Cask bottlings

Glen Garioch’s New Year is off to a flying start as a series of exclusive single malt whiskies hand-selected by the World Duty Free Group hit the shelves this January. Aimed at passengers flying from regional airports across the UK, the 11 exclusive Glen Garioch Single Casks were specially selected ...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Best Job in the World
Replies: 3
Views: 12505802

The Best Job in the World

Iain McArthur, celebrated warehouseman at Lagavulin Distillery on Islay, is opening his doors for the first time to one winner to experience the best job in the whisky world and help create some of the world’s best single malt Scotch whisky. To be in with a chance of winning an apprenticeship with I...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:54 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Raise a Glass of Glen Garioch to the Memory of Burns
Replies: 0
Views: 12503258

Raise a Glass of Glen Garioch to the Memory of Burns

Celebrate Burns Night with Glen Garioch Founder’s Reserve With Burns Night around the corner, Glen Garioch, one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries, is encouraging whisky enthusiasts to enjoy a single malt with their haggis to celebrate the life and poetry of the great Scottish bard, Robert Burns. Fo...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:16 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Buffalo Trace Distillery Plays With Fire
Replies: 0
Views: 12461981

Buffalo Trace Distillery Plays With Fire

BuffTrace.JPG FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (Jan. 15, 2013) Just in time for colder weather, Buffalo Trace Distillery offers a solution to your winter chills. The latest Experimental Collection bourbons both survived the heat. The Hot Box Toasted Barrel Bourbon Whiskey and #7 Heavy Char Barrel Bou...
by AmandaWhaymand
Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Benromach sales blossom as Gordon & MacPhail invests
Replies: 1
Views: 12236630

Benromach sales blossom as Gordon & MacPhail invests

benromach.JPG Benromach, Speyside’s smallest distillery, experienced exceptional sales growth in 2012 and its rise is set to continue with investment in a new bottling line in 2013. Benromach’s overall sales were up by 40% in 2012 and exports increased by 55%. The handmade single malt, which includ...
by AmandaWhaymand
Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Celebrate Burns Night with Glen Garioch Founder’s Reserve
Replies: 0
Views: 11888948

Celebrate Burns Night with Glen Garioch Founder’s Reserve

RAISE A GLASS OF GLEN GARIOCH TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF BURNS With Burns Night around the corner, Glen Garioch, one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries, is encouraging whisky enthusiasts to enjoy a single malt with their haggis to celebrate the life and poetry of the great Scottish bard, Robert Burns...
by AmandaWhaymand
Tue Jan 15, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glenfarclas launches 18 Years Old for Travel Retail
Replies: 2
Views: 11275659

Re: Glenfarclas launches 18 Years Old for Travel Retail

I've contacted Glenfarclas for you and have been informed that they are launching with Viking Line but plan to have a wider distribution soon.

The RRP is GBP 75.00

I hope you get a chance to have a taste!
by AmandaWhaymand
Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glenfarclas launches 18 Years Old for Travel Retail
Replies: 2
Views: 11275659

Glenfarclas launches 18 Years Old for Travel Retail

Glenfarclas 18.JPG Speyside January 2013; Recognising an opportunity for a Travel Retail exclusive version of Glenfarclas, J. & G. Grant are proud to release a new expression of their single malt; Glenfarclas 18 Years Old. As can be expected from family owned Glenfarclas, this whisky is heavily...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Kentucky Distillers' Association Announces New Chair
Replies: 0
Views: 11007602

Kentucky Distillers' Association Announces New Chair

rick r.JPG FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Rick Robinson of Wild Turkey has been named Chairman of the historic group that promotes and protects the Commonwealth’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry and the world-famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Jan 10, 2013 5:52 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Buffalo Trace Distillery Welcomes Guests
Replies: 0
Views: 11003906

Buffalo Trace Distillery Welcomes Guests

Tourism up 28 Percent and a New Website for the New Year! FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (Jan. 10, 2013) – Buffalo Trace Distillery kicks off 2013 with some exciting news to share: A record number of visitors toured the Trace in 2012, shattering the previous visitor record by 28 percent. And for wh...
by AmandaWhaymand
Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Wemyss family to build new distillery in Fife
Replies: 0
Views: 10275174

Wemyss family to build new distillery in Fife

wemyss.JPG The Wemyss family is delighted to announce that it will shortly begin building a new single malt whisky distillery and visitor centre by Kingsbarns, Fife, Scotland. Approximately 6 miles from St. Andrews, The Kingsbarns Distillery will be built within sight of the world-famous Kingsbarns...
by AmandaWhaymand
Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Adam Harris Newest Member - Beam's Bourbon Ambassador Family
Replies: 0
Views: 9973059

Adam Harris Newest Member - Beam's Bourbon Ambassador Family

Deerfield, Ill. – January 8, 2013 – Beam Inc., a global leader in premium spirits and the world’s #1 bourbon producer, today revealed the newest member of its brand ambassador team. Adam Harris, long-standing member of the Beam Inc. family, has been promoted to the position of Bourbon Ambassador, No...
by AmandaWhaymand
Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: New Master for The Worshipful Company of Distillers
Replies: 0
Views: 9713685

New Master for The Worshipful Company of Distillers

At a ceremony rich in tradition as befits a Livery company that was granted its Royal Charter in 1638 by Charles 1, Brian Morrison was installed as the Master of The Worshipful Company of Distillers for 2013 on 22nd November. He is the third generation of his family to be involved in the Scotch Whis...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Chivas 18 Launches Exclusive Limited Editions
Replies: 0
Views: 9342483

Chivas 18 Launches Exclusive Limited Editions

chivas 18.JPG Chivas 18, the world’s No. 1 ultra-premium Scotch whisky, is highlighting its luxury credentials with the launch of Chivas 18 by Pininfarina , a series of exclusive limited editions created in collaboration with the prestigious Italian design company. With a strong shared heritage in ...
by AmandaWhaymand
Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: 'Countdown to Christmas' with Whisky Magazine
Replies: 1
Views: 1276133

Re: 'Countdown to Christmas' with Whisky Magazine

Ok, so here it is - the full list of all the drams Rob chose for our Countdown To Christmas! 1. Monkey Shoulder - Fresh and vibrant, an evocation of summers past. One of the easiest drinking and mixing drams out there. 2. Nikka Whisky From The Barrel - sherry, citrus zest and cedar box complexity. G...
by AmandaWhaymand
Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Scotch Whisky Industry Achieves Record Productivity
Replies: 0
Views: 8568722

Scotch Whisky Industry Achieves Record Productivity

Scotch Whisky is worth more than £4 billion to the Scottish economy and the industry has reached record levels of productivity, research published today reveals. “Scotch Whisky & Scotland’s Economy – A 100 Year Blend” was commissioned by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) to mark its Centenary....
by AmandaWhaymand
Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Delhi Duty Free introduces Glenfiddich 125th Anniversary Ed.
Replies: 0
Views: 8057593

Delhi Duty Free introduces Glenfiddich 125th Anniversary Ed.

125.JPG New Delhi, December 28th, 2012 –To mark 125 years of pioneering spirit at the Glenfiddich Distillery, William Grant and Sons are launching the new Glenfiddich 125th Anniversary Edition gift pack. Being launched exclusively for travel retail, this exclusive, high-end whisky will initially be...
by AmandaWhaymand
Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Caught On Camera: Distillery Goes Global With YouTube
Replies: 0
Views: 7293257

Caught On Camera: Distillery Goes Global With YouTube

Glenglassaugh_0077.JPG Staff members at Glenglassaugh Distillery near Portsoy in Aberdeenshire are set to become internet stars following the launch of their own YouTube channel. Whisky connoisseurs around the world are now just a click away from learning about the distillery’s products direct from...
by AmandaWhaymand
Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: Belmont Bourbon
Replies: 3
Views: 1411

Re: Belmont Bourbon

Hi,

If nobody has any idea on this one feel free to email our resident whisky valuations expert, Jonny McCormick - jonny@whiskymag.com - include the photo too.

Many thanks,
The Whisky Mag team.
by AmandaWhaymand
Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Whisky Poll
Topic: New Product Survey
Replies: 2
Views: 8746

Re: New Product Survey

Hi Mooseling,

Can you email your request to office@whiskymag.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can. It may well be after the Christmas period now though.

Many thanks,
The Whisky Mag Team
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Dec 20, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whyte and Mackay Christmas Cocktail
Replies: 0
Views: 7298683

Whyte and Mackay Christmas Cocktail

cocktail.JPG As Christmas is very much upon us Whyte and Mackay would like to help you through with a delicious festive cocktail recipe! Scottish whisky connoisseur David Clelland, owner and founder of New York’s most exclusive whisky club 1494 (named in homage to first written record of Scotch Whi...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: GlenDronach releases 7th batch of Single Cask Bottlings
Replies: 0
Views: 7286334

GlenDronach releases 7th batch of Single Cask Bottlings

gd72.JPG “FAULTLESS”, “brilliant” and “complete” are just three of the adjectives Jim Murray has used in his new 2013 Whisky Bible to describe the five expressions that comprise GlenDronach’s latest batch of single cask bottlings. It’s the seventh batch to be released by the award-winning Aberdeens...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Bowmore 1957 - 54 Years Old sold for £100,000
Replies: 0
Views: 7286683

Bowmore 1957 - 54 Years Old sold for £100,000

100000.jpg Islay, Scotland (December 19, 2012) – Bowmore®, the first Islay Single Malt whisky, is delighted to announce that the No. 1 bottle of its oldest ever expression, the exceptionally rare Bowmore 1957, 54 Years Old has been sold for £100,000 (approximately $160,000) at the Bowmore Distiller...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:54 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Tamdhu Distillery Joins the Speyside Party
Replies: 0
Views: 6975319

Tamdhu Distillery Joins the Speyside Party

The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival goes from strength to strength with the announcement today (Wednesday 19 December 2012) that the Tamdhu Distillery, owned by Ian Macleod Distillers, has announced it is a Gold sponsor for 2013. Festival Chairman James Campbell commented, “We are delighted with ...
by AmandaWhaymand
Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Celebrating "The Bowmore Room" at the Caledonian Club
Replies: 0
Views: 5556454

Celebrating "The Bowmore Room" at the Caledonian Club

DECEMBER 2012 - Sharing the same underlying values of quality, tradition and the desire to celebrate Scottish culture, Bowmore and the Caledonian Club make perfect partners. The Caledonian Club was founded in 1891 and is a private members’ Club situated in the heart of Belgravia, London. The club oc...
by AmandaWhaymand
Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glenfiddich Mark 125th Anniversary of Christmas Spirit
Replies: 0
Views: 5556051

Glenfiddich Mark 125th Anniversary of Christmas Spirit

Workers at The Glenfiddich Distillery in Dufftown, Scotland are marking the single malt’s 125th anniversary with the creation of a unique Glenfiddich bottle Christmas tree. The tree, towering over ten feet high, will have pride of place at the distillery’s Dufftown home and has been made using 665 o...
by AmandaWhaymand
Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:09 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: BenRiach & Glendronach Win in 2012 Malt Maniacs Competition
Replies: 0
Views: 5524868

BenRiach & Glendronach Win in 2012 Malt Maniacs Competition

benriach13Dec.JPG THE BenRiach Distillery Company, which produces the award-winning BenRiach and GlenDronach single malts, has won two main awards and eight medals in the 2012 “Malt Maniacs” Awards. The ten accolades are: Supreme Winner - Ultra Premium Category: GlenDronach 40YO 1972 (2012) cask #7...

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