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BENRIACH’S LATEST AND VERY LIMITED BATCH OF SINGLE CASK BOTTLINGS NOW AVAILABLE – Scotch Whisky News

BENRIACH’S LATEST AND VERY LIMITED BATCH OF SINGLE CASK BOTTLINGS NOW AVAILABLE
 
AWARD-WINNING BenRiach is issuing its latest batch of single cask bottlings this week. Available worldwide, Batch 7 maintains BenRiach’s reputation for encapsulating both perfection and rarity in a glass.
 
The new release celebrates the sixth anniversary of the first bottling of BenRiach under its new [...]


Kensington Calgary Malt Messenger Bulletin by Andrew Ferguson – Arran 15th Anniversary Celebration & Bottling – Scotch Whisky News

Dear Malt Messenger Subscribers,
There are just two days to go until the Isle of Arran 15th Anniversary celebration.  This is a festival style event, so we have lots of room to accommodate anyone hoping to attend.  So far about 30 of the initial 50 tickets have sold. The event is the Canadian launch of a [...]


WhiskyFest San Francisco Tickets Are Selling Quickly – Scotch Whisky News

Ticket Sales Skyrocket
WhiskyFest San Francisco 2010 will have more exhibitors, more speakers, and more whiskies than ever before. The word seems to have gotten out as ticket sales are way up from last year. As a WhiskyFest attendee, we wanted to urge you to purchase your ticket soon before we sell out.
Friday, October 8, 2010 [...]


Grant’s Scotch Whisky Wins Gold – Scotch Whisky News

Grant’s blends have recently scooped some top prizes at three major wine and spirit competitions.
Golds at the International Wine and Spirit Competition, 2010
This is the oldest and most prestigious competition of its kind. There were entries from over 150 countries and with blind tasting, judges chose purely on merit. Our awards included:
Grant’s Ale Cask – [...]


Dundee Dell In Omaha September 2010 Scotch Whisky Events – Scotch Whisky News

Because of Labor Day the usual single malt 1st Sunday tasting moves to…
September 9th (Thursday)
Scotch Tasting 4:00 p.m.
and the regularlt scheduled;
September 12th (Sunday)
Scotch Tasting 7:00 p.m.
both feature;
Scotch 101: Back to School Single Malt Scotch Tasting. Our annual course for the beginner or just anyone who likes single malt and wants to learn more.
$50 per person. [...]


Tasting five recent indie 11yo Laphroaig at high strength, four of them being from 1998 and one from 1999, four being ex-bourbon and one ex-sherry

Laphroaig 11 yo 1998/2010 (54.5%, The Whisky Agency, Liquid Library, bourbon) – Laphroaig 11 yo 1999/2010 (59.5%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams) – Laphroaig 11 yo 1998/2010 (59.6%, The Whisky Agency, Liquid Library, bourbon) – Laphroaig 11 yo 1998/2009 (60%, High Spirits, cask #700664) – Laphroaig 11 yo 1998/2010 (61.6%, AD Rattray, sherry, cask #800044, 616 bottles) – MUSIC: Marie-Jose Casanova


New Additions To The Benromach Origins Range – Scotch Whisky News

New additions boost Benromach Origins range
Speyside’s smallest whisky distillery, Benromach, has added two new variants to its Origins range.
Benromach Origins Batch No. 2 was distilled in 1999 and has been fully matured in Port Pipes.  This is the first Benromach expression to be fully matured in a wine cask, allowing the characteristics of the port [...]


BULGARIAN LIFEGUARD LIFTS WHISKEY LOVERS’ ULTIMATE DREAM PRIZE IN GLOBAL COMPETITION – Irish Whiskey News

BULGARIAN LIFEGUARD LIFTS WHISKEY LOVERS’ ULTIMATE DREAM PRIZE IN GLOBAL COMPETITION
BUSHMILLS VILLAGE, IRELAND: Ivan Ivanov, a 28-year old lifeguard from Svishtov Bulgaria, has won a global Bushmills Irish Whiskey® competition with a prize described as ‘the whiskey lover’s ultimate dream’.
Ivan was chosen from finalists from nine countries as the winner of the Make it at [...]


Oakridge Golf Club ‘Golf & Whisky’ Event October 22nd – Scotch Whsiky News

A Scottish Celebration 5pm, Friday, October 22, 2010
PORT PERRY, ONT. – Oakridge Golf Club is looking forward to hosting “A Wee Bit o’ Scotland – A Scottish Celebration” during the evening of Friday, October 22, 2010. Our Clubhouse will be bursting with all things Scottish! The evening will begin with Oakridge’s “resident bagpiper” Mark Lethbridge. [...]


The Glenglassaugh Spirit Drinks – “A Recipe for Success?” – Almost Scotch Whisky News

The Spirit Drinks – “A Recipe for Success?”
The new Glenglassaugh Spirit Drinks were officially launched at Bramble Bar in Edinburgh on Thursday August 26th, 2010.

These drinks are truly innovative, demonstrating how colour, nose and taste all develop as spirit matures in cask. However their real difference is that each one is a fantastic drink in [...]