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by Rob Allanson
Tue Mar 04, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Making the grade
Replies: 3
Views: 12337601

Making the grade

Whiskey distillation is a science of circles. Circular barrels. Circular bottles. Circular stills. The circle of Gable Erenzo, co-master distiller and soon-to-be-former brand ambassador of Hudson Whiskey, is almost complete, as he will once again focus his efforts back at the distillery full-time. B...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Dunadd's two new blends
Replies: 0
Views: 13521842

Dunadd's two new blends

Willimott House Ltd, working with Hunter Laing & Co., is pleased to announce the launch of its Dunadd Superior 3 years old and 12 years old blended Scotch whisky. Nestled in the valleys of Argyll, Scotland stood the hill fort of Dunadd. Pictish stone carvings and footprint of Dalriadic Kings all...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Nov 06, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glenfiddich donation
Replies: 0
Views: 13903310

Glenfiddich donation

Glenfiddich has donated $131,616 to Wounded Warriors Canada, the largest single donation amount Wounded Warriors Canada has received to date. The donation is a result of an ongoing Glenfiddich fundraiser where two dollars for every bottle of the Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Solera sold across Canada is p...
by Rob Allanson
Tue Sep 24, 2013 9:03 am
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: "shared access" code
Replies: 4
Views: 972

Re: "shared access" code

Hello there. The digital and print subscriptions are two different things. There is not a joint package available. Hope this helps.
by Rob Allanson
Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: Whisky Magazine
Topic: Whisky Bars of the World Booklet
Replies: 3
Views: 7177

Re: Whisky Bars of the World Booklet

Let me know what they are and I will get them deleted from the database. I am sorry you did not get a reply before, if the bar is still in the guide again let me know
by Rob Allanson
Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Ardbog day London
Replies: 1
Views: 16582958

Ardbog day London

1st June, 2013, 10am, Monument, The City of London, over 600 discerning whisky drinkers turned out to march past London’s most Iconic sites. Led by the Ardbeg chopper bike and tractor, the crowds hollered the Ardbeg chant "Dig a hole and release the peat, release the peat, release the peat"...
by Rob Allanson
Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Turning Japanese
Replies: 0
Views: 16777215

Turning Japanese

While some malt whisky enthusiasts claim they will go to the ends of the earth in pursuit of their passion, Speyside hotelier Duncan Elphick has just about done that. Not only does he make frequent 18,000-mile round trips to Japan to promote single malt Scotch whisky but his Highlander Inn in Craige...
by Rob Allanson
Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Tomintoul single cask
Replies: 0
Views: 16777215

Tomintoul single cask

Tomintoul Distillery has recently released its first ever single cask edition of its award-winning malt range. Tomintoul Distillery is beautifully located near to the village of Tomintoul, the highest village in the Highlands of Scotland in the prestigious Glenlivet Estate at the heart of the Speysi...
by Rob Allanson
Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Design Competition
Replies: 0
Views: 16777215

Design Competition

Bunnahabhain has partnered with The Fishermen’s Mission, a charity which cares for the families of fishermen lost or injured at sea, to launch an international design competition. The project aims to nurture emerging design talent while also raising funds to help The Fishermen’s Mission, the only ch...
by Rob Allanson
Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: George Washington vatted whiskey
Replies: 0
Views: 16777215

George Washington vatted whiskey

A bottle of a limited commemorative edition George Washington Distillery Vatted American Whiskey, aged, blended and bottled on the Mount Vernon estate of George Washington, is being offered at a Bonhams New York Rare Spirits auction on Monday, April 29, with an estimated value of between $750-$950. ...
by Rob Allanson
Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Talisker's new visitor centre
Replies: 0
Views: 16777215

Talisker's new visitor centre

THE world-famous Talisker Distillery on the Isle of Skye has opened its doors to its spectacular new visitor centre following a £1 million redevelopment. Distillery manager Mark Lochhead officially opened the new centre in time for the Easter tourist season following a major revamp and expansion of ...
by Rob Allanson
Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The English in America
Replies: 2
Views: 16777215

The English in America

St. George’s Distillery, the first new Distillery in England in over a century is launching their award winning English Whisky Single Malts into the USA, the week of April 15th, 2013. Come meet Andrew Nelstrop, Managing Director of The English Whisky Company (EWC) and enjoy their award winning Singl...
by Rob Allanson
Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:38 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Award-winning whisky ‘legend’ praises spirits industry
Replies: 0
Views: 16777215

Award-winning whisky ‘legend’ praises spirits industry

WORLD-RENOWNED whisky and spirits expert Dave Broom has dedicated a prestigious award to ‘the wonderful distillers and blenders in the spirits industry’. He also praised ‘the great bartenders around the world’ when he accepted the International Wine and Spirit Competition’s (IWSC) title Communicator...
by Rob Allanson
Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Ian Murray RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 15681119

Ian Murray RIP

Sad news today as we learn that the wonderful Ian Murray from Glenfiddich passed away last week. Ian had been battling with ill health for several months having been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year. He was a most excellent and passionate chap, a friend, and always a delight to chat to at ...
by Rob Allanson
Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glenglassaugh sold to Benriach Distilling Co
Replies: 0
Views: 15635339

Glenglassaugh sold to Benriach Distilling Co

THE BENRIACH Distillery Company has completed the acquisition of the Glenglassaugh whisky distillery in Banffshire. Glenglassaugh, one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries dating back to 1875, has been purchased from its owners, the Amsterdam-based Lumiere Holdings, for an undisclosed sum. It produces ...
by Rob Allanson
Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Whisky Magazine
Topic: Organization of the magazine
Replies: 1
Views: 6362

Re: Organization of the magazine

Thanks very much.... glad you like it.
by Rob Allanson
Thu Mar 07, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Bourbon History
Replies: 0
Views: 14607511

Bourbon History

Louisville, KY (March 7, 2013) - Associate Curator of Special Collections at The Filson Historical Society, Michael R. Veach, and the only professional bourbon historian in the country has released his book Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage. On May 4, 1964, Congress designated bourbon a...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Dinner with Greg
Replies: 0
Views: 14462306

Dinner with Greg

LOUISVILLE, KY, March 5, 2013—Down One Bourbon Bar <http://www.downonebourbonbar.com/> is starting a new tradition of hosting intimate dinners with a Master Distiller. The first of such features Maker’s Mark Master Distiller Greg Davis. The gourmet dinner, held in the private, speakeasy room, includ...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Melbourne steps up
Replies: 0
Views: 14465018

Melbourne steps up

Melbourne has long prided itself as the Food and Wine destination of Australia, but now there's a new liquid culture rising surrounding single malt whisky. Previously unexplored in Melbourne, single malt whisky now has a cultural and intellectual home with the launch of specialty single malt whisky ...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Macallan Flask
Replies: 1
Views: 13342790

The Macallan Flask

The Macallan unveils The Flask in Oakley Inc. design collaboration Luxury single malt, The Macallan, has partnered with sport and lifestyle brand Oakley, Inc. to produce a unique limited edition flask. Entitled ‘The Flask’, this latest collaboration for the brand and has an edgy, adventurous feel. I...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Whisky Magazine
Topic: Elapsed time before getting my copy
Replies: 1
Views: 6263

Re: Elapsed time before getting my copy

Hello there,
Yes we know it takes time for the physical mag to reach you guys, but it's all down to shipping to our mailing house in the States.
Sorry you have to wait, but glad you can bear with us.

Rob
by Rob Allanson
Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Top of the charts
Replies: 0
Views: 13128574

Top of the charts

France and the US will retain their top spots in the world ranking of leading Scotch whisky importers over the next five years, forecasts VINEXPO*, the world’s leading professional wine and spirits exhibition. At the same time, some speedy newcomers are moving up the tables quickly, according to a s...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: A green response
Replies: 0
Views: 676593

A green response

Dear Sirs Ref 'Working for the Future' Issue 102 In your article on the green issues involved in whisky production you identified the requirement for an increased number of whisky maturation warehouses as potentially a negative issue. At Broxburn Properties we specialise in the design and build of w...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Mar 28, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: New Tullamore Distillery
Replies: 0
Views: 718729

New Tullamore Distillery

William Grant & Sons Ltd., the owner of Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, has announced it will invest in a new, state of the art pot still whiskey and malt whiskey distillery in Tullamore town, bringing whiskey production back to the town for the first time since the original distillery closed in 19...
by Rob Allanson
Tue Dec 06, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: Whisky Magazine
Topic: ISSUE 100 IS OUT NOW
Replies: 7
Views: 7458

Re: ISSUE 100 IS OUT NOW

Hello there,

Thanks for the praise, it was a labour of love for all involved.

Yes there are three covers, the content is the same. You should be able to get them on the website. They have gone out randomly to subscribers and the various shops....
by Rob Allanson
Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Scotland's oldest lady
Replies: 1
Views: 573952

Scotland's oldest lady

On 13th August Scotland's oldest lady, Janet Roberts, celebrated her 110th birthday in the company of family and friends. Born during the last year of the reign of Queen Victoria, Janet - or 'The Wee Ja' as she is known to her nearest and dearest - is the last surviving grand-daughter of William Gra...
by Rob Allanson
Tue Aug 09, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glenfiddich's pioneer report
Replies: 0
Views: 580341

Glenfiddich's pioneer report

DEATH OR GLORY? 90% OF MEN WOULD RISK THEIR LIFE TO ACHIEVE A DREAM - - Glenfiddich report identifies the world's leading pioneers - - Pioneers are changing before our eyes - with 20th-century heroes such as Scott of the Antarctic and Sir Edmund Hillary surpassed by a new breed of innovators. A new ...
by Rob Allanson
Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glenfiddich 1974
Replies: 0
Views: 543222

Glenfiddich 1974

Brian Kinsman, Glenfiddich Malt Master, has unveiled this year's Glenfiddich Vintage Reserve, a 1974 Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky. The whisky is Glenfiddich's first ever vatted Vintage Reserve and celebrates the pioneering spirit and adventurous career paths of Glenfiddich's highly skilled ...
by Rob Allanson
Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:41 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Bushmills finalists
Replies: 1
Views: 478985

Bushmills finalists

Colum Egan, Master Distiller at the Old Bushmills Distillery, has today announced the eleven pairs of friends who will represent their countries at 'Bushcamp', the global final of 'Make it 2 Bushmills', a competition hosted by BUSHMILLSâ„¢ Irish Whiskey. The eleven pairs will be taking part in the f...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Charity tasting
Replies: 0
Views: 473702

Charity tasting

Am hosting a charity tasting night at the Thistle Hotel, Glasgow July 15th starting at 6pm with Morrison Bowmore to raise money for Capability Scotland and the Ben Nevis challenge. There will be some cracking drams and surprises. £20 a ticket and it's limited space. More details on how to book ticke...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Tamdhu
Replies: 1
Views: 470309

Tamdhu

It was announced this morning that Ian Macleod Distillers has bought Tamdhu from the Edrington Group for an undisclosed sum. This now adds a second distillery to its portfolio with Glengoyne.
by Rob Allanson
Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:44 pm
Forum: Whisky Chat
Topic: Scrubbing the Forums?
Replies: 32
Views: 2504

Re: Scrubbing the Forums?

Right apology time.... In a bid to clear and keep the forums clean of spam, you may all have notice that we were a particular target recently, we instructed one of the chaps here to monitor and get rid of it. Unfortunately there have been a couple of accounts deleted in the process and I am sorry th...
by Rob Allanson
Wed Jun 08, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: HRH and Diageo
Replies: 1
Views: 457142

HRH and Diageo

Diageo, the world's biggest distiller, will sell 60 decanters of limited-edition Scotch whisky at £100,000 apiece to commemorate 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign in 2012. The "Diamond Jubilee Blended Scotch Whisky by John Walker & Sons" is a blend of whiskies distilled in 1952, partially a...
by Rob Allanson
Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:32 pm
Forum: Questions & Answers
Topic: terms
Replies: 0
Views: 283

Re: terms

Not quite sure what you are talking about here...so benefit of the doubt so far. Please explain yourself in the next 24 hours or I am going to delete this as spam.
by Rob Allanson
Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glencairn smashes 7 million
Replies: 0
Views: 502593

Glencairn smashes 7 million

Well done..... Sales of the Glencairn Whisky Glass, the 'Official Glass of Whisky'designed by Scottish based Glencairn Crystal, has now smashed the7 million mark and this year sales are expected to exceed 1.5million worldwide. Explains managing director Paul Davidson: "We worked with leaders inthe w...

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