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WhiskyFun Celebrates 8th Birthday – Whisky News

On July 28th (yesterday) WhiskyFun celebrated their 8th Birthday.
As well as tasting & nosing an astonishing 7,000 drams!
Happy Birthday WHISKYFUN! (and Serge).
And a massive well done and THANK YOU for your leadership, encouragement and friendship.
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Highland Park 15yo (43%, OB, +/-2009) – Scotch Whisky Tasting Note

Highland Park 15yo (43%, OB, +/-2009)
On the nose there’s good depth and honeyed smokiness along with citrus rind, plump raisins and hints of cocoa. Well, this is very nice. With some more time in the glass the smoke and the depth increases. The smoke is not Islay style but a welcome addition to the mix; [...]

Ralfy Publishes Episode #144 – Scotch Whisky News

.. ‘whisky reviews’ gets to number 144 with a joint review of a 1960’s Haig Gold Label and a 2010 version.   What was interesting was how remarkably similar they both were.

Whiskies of the World, Saturday, March 26, 2011 – Scotch Whisky News

Whiskies of the World, Saturday, March 26, 2011
From the World of Whiskies Team;
We’ve received plenty of constructive feedback on the last WoW event and we just want to let you know that we’re listening.  That’s why we’ll be back on the San Francisco Belle for a proven good time in 2011. With more elbow room [...] is 8 years old

Lagavulin To Sponsor The 2010 Islay Jazz Festival – Scotch Whisky News

Diageo has announced that its iconic Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Lagavulin™ is sponsoring this year’s Islay Jazz Festival.
The Islay Jazz Festival is a well-established annual event that takes place over a weekend in September, attracting hundreds of jazz lovers to Islay from Scotland, the rest of the United Kingdom, and overseas. The dates of [...]

Maker’s 46 Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Now At D&M California – American Whiskey News

Maker’s 46 Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey
An interesting take on an American favorite, this whiskey was created by using fully matured Maker’s Mark.  The barrels are emptied and ten wooden seared staves are attached to the inner paneling. Searing the staves  caramelizes the sugars in the wood, adding a unique flavor that finishes on the front of [...]

News From BenRiach Distillery Company – Scotch Whisky News

Hello Everyone.
As many of you may be aware, The BenRiach Distillery Company Ltd. -incorporating both The BenRiach Distillery and The GlenDronach Distillery- has recently purchased the Newbridge Bond on the outskirts of Edinburgh. This will provide us with our own sophisticated bottling facility, as well as increased storage capacity for finished products and dried goods, [...]

English Whisky Company Experiences A Small Fire – English Whisky News

It has been reported that the Eniglish Whisky Company at their St. George’s Distillery in Roudham, Norfolk suffered a small fire in the last few days. All the people at the distillery are fine…and so are the maturing stocks of whisky.
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Loch Fyne Whiskies Stocks Fettercairn Fior – Scotch Whisky News

Loch Fyne Whiskies has stocked a new item, ‘Fettercairn Fior’
Fettercairn Fior
42% abv
£36.89 inc vat
£31.40 ex vat
Limited Release
Official tasting notes:
‘Honey gold in colour, with aromas of crushed pear, toffee apple and hints of cinnamon and vanilla. A kiss of peat smoke with hazelnuts, orange rind, ginger and coriander complete the nose.
Taste is of bold dark chocolate, [...]