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Summer News from The Whisky Shop – Scotch Whisky News

 

The Summer 2010 edition of Whiskeria – 28 May 2010 Welcome to the Summer 2010 edition of Whiskeria – …(& past editions)
Link to full article: http://www.whiskyshop.com/News/?id=10039
The Whisky Shop
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Here’s where you can find Amrut Indian whisky in the U.S.

Some of you have been asking where you can find Amrut Indian whisky here in the U.S., now that the whisky is being imported. For now, there’s only a handful of places to find the delicious Fusion, among other offerings. You can find them here, according to the Importer’s website.


Tasting three 1989 Laphroaig

Laphroaig 21 yo 1989/2010 (53.1%, The Perfect Dram, bourbon hogshead, 197 bottles) – Laphroaig 20 yo 1989/2009 (50%, Douglas Laing, Old Malt Cask, sherry hogshead, ref 5699, 286 bottles) – Laphroaig 20 yo 1989/2009 (57.1%, Douglas Laing, Old Malt Cask, for LMdW, sherry hogshead, ref 5220, 219 bottles)


HIGHLAND PARK HAILED AS NUMBER ONE SCOTCH – Scotch Whisky News

HIGHLAND PARK HAILED AS NUMBER ONE SCOTCH
For the third consecutive time, Orcadian Highland Park single malt has been awarded top marks by leading US independent whisky expert Paul Pacult in his coveted list of best spirits in the Spirits Journal 2010.
Following its Best Spirit in the World accolades in 2005 and 2009*, Highland Park 18 [...]


New From The Malt Maniacs -2010 Awards – Scotch Whisky News

Amsterdam, June 1, 2010  
Dear reader of these ‘broadcasted’ words,
I’m happy to report that the Malt Maniacs Awards are ‘ON’ again this year. Most producers, bottlers and traders that have participated in the Malt Maniacs Awards in the past will receive a personal invitation in the weeks to come. However, with the number of spirits competitions [...]


Ardbeg 14yo 1994/2008 (55.3%, MMcD Mission, Bourbon, 270 Bts.) – Scotch Whisky Tasting Note

Ardbeg 14yo 1994/2008 (55.3%, MMcD Mission, Bourbon, 270 Bts.)
A bottling that escaped finishing. The nose is of peat smoke, pears (warmed), juniper, burnt twigs, mildly vegetal, some malt dust, oats/porridge (cooked) and bourbon (vanilla & oak spice). A very good nose; perhaps this is why it escaped finishing. With water a bit more of the [...]


Johnnie Walker Green Label Returns To British Columbia – Scotch Whisky News

JOHNNIE WALKER GREEN LABEL
SCOTCH VATTED MALT OF THE YEAR – 95 POINTS – Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2010
PRICE: $69.99
CSPC: +196188
STATUS: Specialty
SIZE: 12 x 750 ml per case
NOTE: Four signature malts provide the key taste influences giving this 15 year old whisky its status as a malt of substance.  TALISKER™ introduces power and depth of character, [...]


Brandy Library New York Single Malt Saturdays – Scotch Whisky News

The Brandy Library will be holding their Single Malt Saturdays the 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th of  June from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Duncan Taylor announces new NC2 whisky releases for the U.S.

I received the press release on Friday. Details below.
PREISS IMPORTS ANNOUNCES NEW RELEASES OF THE NC2 RANGE
San Diego, CA – May 28, 2010 – Preiss Imports, The Nation’s leading importer of specialty spirits announces new releases of the NC2 range from the award winning independent bottler Duncan Taylor & Co, Huntly, Scotland.  NC2 is Non [...]


Highlander Inn Scottish Breakfast at Maltstock! – Scotch Whisky News

Highlander Inn Scottish Breakfast at Maltstock!   
  
Fellow whisky enthusiasts,
It is our great pleasure to announce that Duncan Elphick and his chef from the Highlander Inn will be coming to Maltstock to prepare a Scottish breakfast. All ingredients will be brought from Scotland so you can enjoy a real taste of Scotland at Maltstock!
The Highlander Inn
Many of [...]