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WhiskyCast Episode #259 Islay Festival (Feis Ile) – Scotch Whisky News

This is the first of two episodes today from the Islay Festival of Malt & Music. Kilchoman is Islay’s first new distillery in more than 120 years, and even though it just released its first single malt a few months ago, it’s receiving rave reviews from whisky critics. We’ll hear from Kilchoman founder Anthony [...]

Review: Mackillop’s Choice “Glenlivet”, 1977 Vintage

Sorry, no image for this one. Have a great Memorial Day weekend everyone. Monday is a holiday, so I won’t be back until Tuesday. See you then!
Mackillop’s Choice (distilled at Glenlivet), 1977 Vintage, 30 year old, (Cask #19786), 43%, $180
Once again Lorne Mackillop demonstrates his talent to select whiskies with beautiful balance. This time it’s [...]

Tasting four Clynelish plus one

Clynelish 14 yo 1992/2007 (46%, Cadenhead, bourbon wood, 324 bottles) – Clynelish 14 yo 1995/2010 (46%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams) – Clynelish 14 yo 1995/2010 (53%, The Whisky Agency, House Malt, bourbon hogshead, 170 bottles) – Clynelish 16 yo 1993/2010 (56.8%, Cadenhead, bourbon hogshead, 315 bottles) – Clynelish 37 yo (46%, The Whisky Exchange, 10th Anniversary, 2009) – MUSIC: Hermeto Pascoal

The Vancouver International Writers Festival Presents A Dram Come True Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting – Scotch Whisky News

The Vancouver International Writers Festival presents the eighth annual
A Dram Come True
Single Malt Scotch Whisky Sampling
Enjoy the superb, complex flavours of a variety of rare and distinguished single malts. Rare malts and other select items will be available at auction. Scotch experts will be on hand to enhance the experience.
One such rare scotch available in [...]

Macallan 17yo (43%, OB, ‘Fine Oak’, +/-2010 – Scotch Whisky Tasting Note

Macallan 17yo (43%, OB, ‘Fine Oak’, +/-2010
This is the newer version with the ‘two tone’ label’ white upper and mauve lower, the back label describes it as ‘triple cask matured in a unique, complex combination of exceptional oak casks; European oak casks seasoned with sherry, American oak casks seasoned with sherry and American oak casks [...]

Buy Your Tickets NOW For The Isle of Arran Distillery 15th Anniversary Open Day! – Scotch Whisky News

Buy your tickets NOW for the Isle of Arran Distillery 15th Anniversary Open Day!
Buy your tickets now to join us all on the beautiful Island of Arran for our 15th Anniversary celebrations on Saturday 3rd July! A fantastic day lies ahead of us in the stunning surroundings of our Lochranza distillery. Why not make a [...]

Calling All Whisky Lovers The Scotsman & Bunnahabhain Team Up – Scotch Whisky News

Calling All Whisky Lovers
Between now and May 30th, selected restaurants in Edinburgh and Glasgow will offer you and your dining partners a free dram of Bunnahabhain Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky to enjoy after your meal. Just look for the Bunnahabhain logo when making your booking on our Dining Out site. Bon appetit!

WhiskyCast Episode #258 (Feis Ile) Now Available On-line – Scotch Whisky News

Bowmore is Islay’s oldest distillery, and the second oldest in all of Scotland. It’s at the heart of Islay’s largest town, and plays a major role on Islay. It’s also the only distillery with two Feis Ile special bottlings, and distillery manager Eddie McAffer is making one available to a WhiskyCast listener! Details in this [...]

Balvenie to release a 40 year old whisky

There’s only 150 bottles. It will be sold in Travel Retail stores beginning in July for a lofty £2,500.
Details here.

Our reporters on Islay on the Kilchoman Feis Ile

Kilchoman 2007/2010 (62.2%, OB for Feis Isle 2010, Bourbon, Cask 11307, 258 Bts.)