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New Early Times “150th Anniversary” whisky

There’s a new, limited release Early Times whisky being released. (Note the spelling without the “e” and no mention of it being bourbon.) I think it’s cool that Brown-Forman creates these commemorative bottlings (like the Old Forester Repeal Bourbon). It’s nice to see what whisky might have tasted like during a certain time in our history [...]

Tasting five old Bunnahabhain

Bunnahabhain 25 yo (43%, OB, +/-2009) – Bunnahabhain 29 yo 1979/ 2009 (44.8%, The Single Malts of Scotland, barrel, cask #28811, 205 bottles) – Bunnahabhain 30 yo 1978/2009 (53.8%, The Bottlers, refill sherry hogshead, cask #7586) – Bunnahabhain 35 yo 1974/2009 (44.3%, AD Rattray, bourbon, cask #7111, 164 bottles) – Bunnahabhain 40 yo 1968/2008 (40.8%, Duncan Taylor, cask #7013, 423 bottles) MUSIC: Tony Adamo

Diageo Releases The 3rd Selection of Managers’ Choice – Scotch Whisky News

Diageo launch the next batch of their single-cask collection of Malt Scotch Whiskies
Following the first batch launched in September, and a second collection released in January, Diageo are now launching the third batch of their single-cask collection of Single Malt Scotch Whiskies.
Among the seven expressions that feature in this third release are several single malts [...]

Bowmore Sell Rare Feis Ile Limited Editions Online – Scotch Whisky News

Bowmore sell rare Feis Ile Limited Editions Online
Thursday 8th April 2010
Bowmore today released the last remaining batch of its 2008 and 2009 Bowmore Feis Ile Limited Edition bottlings to its webshop at
These last few remaining bottles are today available for the first time in the general market, outside the distillery. Bowmore fans worldwide will [...]

Profile of the NEW Glenfiddich 30yo – Scotch Whisky News

NEW Glenfiddich 30yo
Matured in oak casks for at least 30 years, it has been nosed and tasted
at least five times over this period by David Stewart (Malt Master when it
was laid down) & Brian Kinsman the Glenfiddich Malt Master appointed in
November 2009.
For the first time Glenfiddich 30yo will bear an individual bottle number
and batch number.
The [...]

Glengoyne Tasting at the Whisky Exchange London – Scotch Whisky News

Glengoyne Tasting Monday 26th April

This month we have a truly excellent opportunity to be part of TWE history. We have a great evening lined up with Robbie Hughes, Distillery Manager from the Glengoyne Distillery. For those of you who have not encountered this distillery before, it lies about 10 miles north of Glasgow, right on [...]

Binny’s Chicago Whisky RoadShow – Scotch Whisky News

Saturday, April 10, 1:00-4:00pm
If you have a passion for scotch, bourbon, cognac, tequila and other specialty spirits, Binny’s “Whiskey Hotline” should be on your speed dial. It’s headed up by Brett Pontoni — our resident expert and Duke of Distilled Spirits. Brett’s job is to talk whiskey, sample whiskey, buy whiskey, write about whiskey, [...]

Round three of Diageo’s “Manager’s Choice” whiskies is being release

I’ve written about the first and second releases here. Below you’ll find the info on the third release, taken from their press release.

Following the first batch launched in September, and a second collection released in January, Diageo are now launching the third batch of [...]

Buffalo Trace introduces two Canadian Whiskies

I first wrote about the single barrel, called Caribou Crossing, here back in February. Now Buffalo Trace is also introducing a small batch Canadian whisky to go with it.  Details (and images) are below in the press release I received. I already have a sample of Caribou Crossing and expect to receive the Royal Canadian [...]

Tasting two old Tomintoul plus Emmanuel tasting the new Cohiba BHKs

Tomintoul-Glenlivet 21 yo 1971/1992 (43%, Signatory, cask #3374, 1200 bottles) – Tomintoul 33 yo (43%, OB, +/-2009) – Cohiba Behike 4, 5 and 6 on Ardbeg 1977 (46%, OB, 70cl, 2001), Clynelish 24yo 1965/1989 (49.4%, Cadenhead’s for Sestante) and Rosebank 20yo (57%, OB, white label, Red letters, Zenith import Italy, 75cl). MUSIC: Deodato Siquir