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by rebeccaparagraph
Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: After 90 years, Single Malt Distilling returns to Edinburgh
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Views: 5200247

After 90 years, Single Malt Distilling returns to Edinburgh

Single malt whisky distilling is poised to return to Scotland’s capital after a 90 year absence, following the City of Edinburgh Council’s decision to enter into a lease with a new distillery at the Engine Shed near Holyrood Park. Whisky expert and former Master Distiller for The Macallan, David Rob...
by rebeccaparagraph
Wed Sep 09, 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: 10,000 visitors and counting for Teeling Whiskey Distillery
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Views: 5209921

10,000 visitors and counting for Teeling Whiskey Distillery

September marks a special milestone for the Teeling Whiskey Distillery as it recently welcomed the 10,000th tour guest to the increasingly popular visitor centre on Friday. Officially launched in June of this year, the distillery in The Liberties has swiftly proven to be a must-see attraction for to...
by rebeccaparagraph
Fri Sep 04, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The "Hell's" Angels' Share from Speyside Distillery
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Views: 5322949

The "Hell's" Angels' Share from Speyside Distillery

It was not so much the Angels’ Share, more the “Hell’s” Angels’ Share as Speyside Distillery crossed to the dark side to launch its new black whisky – Beinn Dubh – at Europe’s biggest Harley Davidson motorcycle rally today (30 August, 2015). The single malt was unveiled to over 3,000 motorbike enthu...
by rebeccaparagraph
Fri Sep 04, 2015 10:29 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Douglas Laing releases Old Particular grain series
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Views: 5319524

Douglas Laing releases Old Particular grain series

Douglas Laing & Co., leading purveyor and creator of the finest Scotch Whiskies, today announces the release of its Old Particular Single Cask Single Grain Whiskies. The Old Particular range, a ‘particularly’ unique series of individually hand-selected aged Whiskies from all over Scotland, launc...
by rebeccaparagraph
Fri Sep 04, 2015 10:27 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: New make spirit from Kingsbarns Distillery
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Views: 5319414

New make spirit from Kingsbarns Distillery

Kingsbarns Distillery is delighted to announce that bottles of its new make spirit are now for sale at the Visitor Centre. The Visitor Centre was opened on St Andrews Day 2014 by the Wemyss family owners and the founder, local man Douglas Clement. Distilling started in January 2015 and the Distiller...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Unique candles for whisky lovers
Replies: 2
Views: 5535437

Unique candles for whisky lovers

Staff at award-winning giftware firm Angels’ Share Glass have come up with an interesting way to recycle the scores of whisky bottles they use every month. Instead of popping them in the recycling bucket, co-director Karen Somerville realised the bottles could be used to make brand new products – ca...
by rebeccaparagraph
Thu Jun 11, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: A Father's Day toast with Spey Chairman's Choice
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Views: 7084557

A Father's Day toast with Spey Chairman's Choice

SPEY Chairman’s Choice single malt Scotch whisky is the ultimate gift for discerning drinkers this Father’s Day. Created using traditional distilling techniques at the boutique distillery, the whisky used in this expression is – as its name suggests – specially selected by the company chairman. From...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Jun 09, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The first distillery in Dublin in 125 years is open
Replies: 1
Views: 7122955

The first distillery in Dublin in 125 years is open

The Teeling Whiskey Company (TWC) today officially opened its brand new distillery and visitor centre in The Liberties, Dublin. The €10 million distillery is the first in Dublin in over 125 years and the only fully operational distillery in the city at present. As well as fully functioning distiller...
by rebeccaparagraph
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Limited Edition Cask Strength Scallywag from Douglas Laing
Replies: 0
Views: 7180716

Limited Edition Cask Strength Scallywag from Douglas Laing

With over 65 years of ‘pedigree’ in the Scotch Whisky industry, leading independent Scotch Whisky specialist, Douglas Laing & Co today announces the release of their new Cask Strength limited edition bottling of Scallywag. Douglas Laing’s original Scallywag launched in November 2013 with resound...
by rebeccaparagraph
Wed May 13, 2015 9:36 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Irish Whiskey's Global Market Share to Rise By 300% by 2030
Replies: 1
Views: 7591410

Irish Whiskey's Global Market Share to Rise By 300% by 2030

MINISTER COVENEY TO UNVEIL AMBITIOUS VISION FOR IRISH WHISKEY – EXPORTS TO DOUBLE BY 2020, DOUBLE AGAIN BY 2030 IRISH WHISKEY ASSOCIATION TO LAUNCH STRATEGY TO UNDERPIN GROWTH IN SECTOR Tuesday 12th May 2015 - Minister Coveney will launch the Irish Whiskey Association’s “Vision for Irish Whiskey” at...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Distillery opens in Glasgow for the first time since 1903
Replies: 1
Views: 8284213

Distillery opens in Glasgow for the first time since 1903

MOMENTOUS MILESTONE AS SINGLE MALT DISTILLERY OPENS IN GLASGOW FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1903 Production of a new single malt has begun, marking the opening of the first Single Malt Distillery in the city of Glasgow after a gap of 112 years. Pioneering craft spirits producer, The Glasgow Distillery ...
by rebeccaparagraph
Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Teeling Whiskey Distillery due to open its doors in May
Replies: 0
Views: 8301846

Teeling Whiskey Distillery due to open its doors in May

First whiskey spirit produced in Dublin in 39 years €10 million distillery and visitor centre due to open its doors in May Today in The Liberties, the first whiskey spirit to be produced in Dublin in almost four decades was distilled from the copper pot stills at the Teeling Whiskey Distillery. Thi...
by rebeccaparagraph
Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Duncan Taylor doubles up at San Francisco awards
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Views: 8389983

Duncan Taylor doubles up at San Francisco awards

Both Indian Summer and Smokin’ take home ‘Double Gold’ awards Duncan Taylor adds to its ever growing reputation as a leading Independent whisky company by scooping a number of awards at this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Awards. The judges this year were wowed by Duncan Taylor’s Indian Summer ...
by rebeccaparagraph
Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:45 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Would you like to share a dram with Sir Sean Connery?
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Views: 9786480

Would you like to share a dram with Sir Sean Connery?

Shaken and stirred – Sir Sean Connery is named the Scot most people want to share a dram with in Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival poll James Bond actor Sir Sean Connery is the Scot that most Britons would like to share a dram with, according to a new YouGov poll for the Spirit of Speyside Whisky ...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Jan 20, 2015 5:14 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: National Trust for Scotland makes May 'Whisky Month'
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Views: 10014063

National Trust for Scotland makes May 'Whisky Month'

The National Trust for Scotland is offering what could be the perfect cruise for whisky fans this May, which as part of Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink, has been dubbed ‘Whisky Month’. From 14 – 21 May, the Trust sets sail on the latest of its popular ‘cultural cruising’ voyages. The delightful Pe...
by rebeccaparagraph
Mon Jan 12, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Almost 90% of Scots say high tax level on Scotch is unfair
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Views: 10096859

Almost 90% of Scots say high tax level on Scotch is unfair

Industry calls for duty to be cut by 2% The vast majority of Scots think the high level of tax levied on the country’s national drink is unfair, according to a new survey. Some 89% of Scottish people think the tax of almost 80% on an average bottle of Scotch Whisky - made up of VAT and excise duty ...
by rebeccaparagraph
Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: New Glasgow Distillery Acquires Rare Single Malt Casks
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Views: 10092582

New Glasgow Distillery Acquires Rare Single Malt Casks

A precious batch of aged single malt Speyside casks has been acquired by Glasgow Distillery and is to be launched under the brand name Prometheus. The coveted liquid was left to quietly sleep for nearly three decades until it was awoken after a chance meeting between Liam Hughes, CEO of The Glasgow ...
by rebeccaparagraph
Wed Dec 17, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: ‘Drop the Duty!’ campaign
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Views: 10638172

‘Drop the Duty!’ campaign

UK distillers and wine industry launch ‘Drop the Duty!’ campaignUK distillers and wine industry launch ‘Drop the Duty!’ campaign calling for a 2% cut in duty • New report highlights the economic benefits of wine and spirits duty cut • Campaign calls on all consumers to speak out on the unfair level ...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Jura whisky honours George Orwell with their latest release
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Views: 9945151

Jura whisky honours George Orwell with their latest release

In 1984, Jura casked a small quantity of unambiguously excellent single malt whisky and, thirty years later, Jura 1984 Vintage, has been released as a limited edition malt. There are only 1,984 individually numbered bottles available worldwide, with a retail price of £750. With this new rare and ric...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Kingsbarns Distillery officially opens
Replies: 1
Views: 9612282

Kingsbarns Distillery officially opens

The Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre officially opened its doors to the public on Monday 1 December. The first visitor was the aptly named Mr. New, who lives locally and has watched the build with interest over the past year and a half. Located in The East Neuk of Fife, Scotland and overlook...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Battle of the Blends
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Views: 9569290

Battle of the Blends

BATTLE OF THE BLENDS The challenge is on. Dave Broom and Neil Ridley are to take on creating the finest blend the world has ever tasted because as we all know, breathtaking blends make finer whisky. Neil Ridley says "This Battle Royale, or, if you like the 'Thriller in Manzanilla', is going to ...
by rebeccaparagraph
Mon Dec 08, 2014 6:19 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Palm Bay International and Wemyss Malts team up
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Views: 9061651

Palm Bay International and Wemyss Malts team up

On 3 December 2014, leading wine & spirits importer Palm Bay International was appointed as exclusive U.S. importer for artisanal spirits producer Wemyss Malts. Based in Scotland, the Wemyss Malt spirits offerings include Wemyss Malts and Darnley’s View London Dry Gin. The team at Wemyss Malts b...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Nov 25, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Black Bull and Ecurie Ecosse – a winning partnership
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Views: 8527399

Black Bull and Ecurie Ecosse – a winning partnership

This year saw the continuation of the Ecurie Ecosse motor racing team and Black Bull whisky brand partnership, which culminated in the Ecurie Ecosse Powered by Black Bull team winning the British GT Championship drivers title and the 3rd place trophy in the Blancpain Endurance Series. Also this year...
by rebeccaparagraph
Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:29 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: La Maison Du Whisky prepare to re-open its doors
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Views: 8763976

La Maison Du Whisky prepare to re-open its doors

After 3 months of building and renovation work, La Maison Du Whisky is getting ready to open its doors for a brand new whisky experience. Its historic home on the rue d'Anjou in central Paris boasts over 200 square metres of space split over two levels. The newly restored and expanded boutique has u...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:51 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Icons of Whisky India 2014 results
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Views: 9184971

Icons of Whisky India 2014 results

The Icons of Whisky India 2014 Awards were a great success and were enjoyed by all guests and industry members. Now in their 6th year, the IOW India 2014 were in partnership with Highland Nectar, ITC Gardenia and Singleton, Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The occasion hosted over 250 guests and featured ...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Sep 30, 2014 4:14 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Tribute to English Whisky Company founder, James Nelstrop
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Views: 9318850

Tribute to English Whisky Company founder, James Nelstrop

All of us here at Whisky Magazine were deeply saddened to hear that Mr James Nelstrop, the founder and chairman of the English Whisky Company had recently died. With us being based in Norwich, Norfolk, this is our nearest distillery and as such, we have an empathy with all those who work there. The ...
by rebeccaparagraph
Tue Sep 30, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Scotch Whisky Experience needs your votes
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Views: 9021999

The Scotch Whisky Experience needs your votes

Our friends over at The Scotch Whisky Experience have been nominated for a British Travel Award. There is just one week left to vote for them in the Best Leisure Attraction category, where they face sturdy competition from Titanic Belfast, The Eden Project, and LEGOLand Windsor! To help them bring t...

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