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Two great young Speysiders that are totally not for beginners

Benromach 2008/2016 (56.3%, OB, La Maison du Whisky 60th Anniversary, bourbon, cask #192, 248 bottles) – Benromach 2008/2017 (60.1%, OB, Whiskybase, bourbon, cask #372, 215 bottles)


Knob Creek® Bourbon Celebrates 25 Years With Limited Edition Anniversary Release – American Whiskey News

Knob Creek® Bourbon Celebrates 25 Years With Limited Edition Anniversary Release Clermont, KY (June 15, 2017) – In 1992, Sixth Generation Beam Master Distiller Booker Noe created Knob Creek® Bourbon to restore the standards of pre-prohibition style whiskey, pushing the boundaries of an entire category with the introduction of super-premium, small batch bourbon. Twenty-five years […]


Whisky Auctioneer June 2017 Auction Now Live -Scotch Whisky News

June Auction Now Live Summer has officially arrived here in beautiful Scotland, with temperatures easily hitting the high teens! If things are getting hot where you are why not step into the shade and take a moment to cool down and browse our June Auction?  This month features some incredible premium releases, stunning old vintages […]


NEW REGIONAL SERIES FROM THE EXCLUSIVE MALTS at K&L California – Scotch Whisky News

NEW REGIONAL SERIES FROM THE EXCLUSIVE MALTS A la what we’ve seen with Douglas Laing over the last year, David Stirk, the man behind the Exclusive Malts independent bottlings, has put together a new regional series of 100 proof whiskies meant to highlight the distinct characters of Scotland’s regional styles. Unlike the Laing editions, however, […]


Springbank 21 Year Old 1995 at The Whisky Barrel – Scotch Whisky News

Springbank 21 Year Old 1995 vintage Lowland single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask hogshead distilled December 1995 and bottled May 2017 by Hunter Laing & Co. for the Old & Rare Platinum Selection. Presented in a giant 1.5 litre Magnum bottle. 32 numbered bottles. Springbank Distillery was established in 1828 in Campbeltown at the foot […]


Ralfy Publishes Ralfy Review #661 – American Whiskey News

Ralfy grabs some B.I.B. Rye with Ralfy Review 661 – Ritenhouse Rye B.I.B. @ 50%vol  


A few Armagnacs, looking for malternatives

Janneau VSOP (40%, OB, Armagnac, blend, +/-2016) – Comte de Lauvia ?Reserve? (40%, OB, Armagnac, blend, +/-2016) – Marquis de Montesquiou ?Extra Old? (40%, OB, Armagnac, blend, +/-2016) – Jeanneau 18 yo (43%, OB, Armagnac, single distillery, +/-2016) -…


PRINCE HARRY BRINGS SENTEBALE ROYAL SALUTE POLO CUP TO ASIA – Scotch Whisky News

 PRINCE HARRY BRINGS SENTEBALE ROYAL SALUTE POLO CUP TO ASIA Prince Harry takes to the polo field at the 2017 Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup cheered on by crowds in Singapore Last week under a blistering Singaporean sun and in front of a crowd of over 300 guests, Prince Harry took to the field for […]


Ben Nevis Three Ways by Angus

Ben Nevis ‘McDonald’s Traditional’ (46%, OB, 185 years anniversary, 2012) – Ben Nevis 16 yo 1977/1993 (60.8%, Cadenhead, Authentic Collection) – Ben Nevis 32 yo 1972/2004 (52.3%, OB, for La Maison du Whisky, hogshead, cask #616)


It’s a premium world for booming whisky …or should that be whiskey? – Whisk(ey)? News

It’s a premium world for booming whisky …or should that be whiskey? Bordeaux, June 19, 2017 – Whisky is a world of premium opportunities at Vinexpo Bordeaux 2017, whether your brand is spelled without an ‘e’ (it’s Scotch) or with one. But especially for a new generation of distillers and whiskies with unusual expressions. With […]