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Whisky News Archive 2019

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  • 29th January 2019
    Glenmorangie Allta Private Edition 10
    Glenmorangie Allta Private Edition, the 10th release in the innovative and creative series highlights the influence the strain of yeast used in whisky production can have on the final taste of a whisky.

  • 29th January 2019
    Rosebank Distillery Granted Planning Permission
    Following on from the planning application which they submitted to Falkirk council, Ian Macleod Distillers has been given the go-ahead to start work on its multi-million pound redevelopment of the Rosebank Distillery in Falkirk which is scheduled to commence distillation and open to visitors around Autumn 2020.
  • 24th January 2019
    Kingsbarns Dream To Dram
    Almost four years on since the Kingsbarns distillery, located in the East Neuk of Fife near St Andrew's, filled its first casks in March 2015, it has today announced the launch of its first flagship single malt whisky expression that will be generally available, the Kingsbarns Dream To Dram.
  • 24th January 2019
    Edinburgh's Holyrood Distillery Gears Up For Opening
    As Edinburgh's Holyrood Distillery gears up for opening later this year they have announced the appointment of Debs Newman as Visitor Experience Director. As a member of Holyrood Distillery’s senior management team, Debs will be focusing on the development and delivery of Holyrood’s ambitious visitor experience.
  • 22nd January 2019
    An Evening of Scottish Virtuosity 2019 by Murray Cohen
    This years annual Vintages/LCBO sponsored 'An Evening of Scottish Virtuosity' event in Toronto, Canada saw Glenmorangie and Ardbeg whisky creator Dr. Bill Lumsden present some very rare premium whiskies from their extensive ranges, and once again our guest writer, Murray Cohen was there to review the event and of course, the whiskies.

  • 22nd January 2019
    Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection Glen Grant 1948
    Gordon & MacPhail today unveiled the latest addition to its ‘Private Collection’ range, the Gordon & MacPhail Glen Grant 1948 70 Year old, the first fill Sherry butt matured whisky is the oldest expression from the Speyside distillery ever bottled.
  • 16th January 2019
    The Game Of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection
    The eight single malt whiskies in the Game of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection which has been launched as a toast to the final season of the critically-acclaimed TV series is now available to pre-order, and they are selling fast. Available individually or £398 for the complete set.
  • 11th January 2019
    Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2019
    If you you will be lucky enough to be in or around Glasgow between the 14th and 31st March and you are looking for a good night out, a good laugh and perhaps a drink or two then why not check out the Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2019 which consists of 506 shows which will be taking place across 54 venues around the city of Glasgow over just 18 days.
  • 11th January 2019
    New Look Unveiled For Jameson Irish Whiskey
    Irish Distillers has unveiled a new look for its Jameson Irish whiskey, they have overhauled  the iconic green bottle and label which was first introduced back in 1968 but fans of the worlds most popular Irish whiskey needn't worry as it will still be the same smooth Jameson blended Irish whiskey that you will find in the bottle.
  • 10th January 2019
    Douglas Laing 2019 Chinese Year Of The Pig Single Cask Whiskies
    Douglas Laing mark the Chinese 2019 Year of the Pig with three single cask whiskies which were distilled in previous Years of the Pig, an XOP Craigellachie 1995 Vintage, Old Particular Bunnahabhain 2007 and a Old Particular Glengoyne 2007.

  • 10th January 2019
    Glengoyne Awarded  Green Initiative Master Medal
    In recognition of their ongoing Green Initiatives the Glengoyne distillery has just been awarded a Master medal, the highest possible accolade in the environmentally-focused Green Initiatives category at The Spirits Business Distillery Masters 2019. Judges praised the distillery’s partnership with the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust and its £170,000 investment in establishing a wetlands facility back in 2011.
  • 4th January 2019
    Timorous Beastie 12 Year Old Cask Strength Limited Edition
    2019's first foot as far as new release announcements here at Scotch Malt Whisky goes is a not so timorous, Timorous Beastie 12 Year Old Cask Strength limited edition blended Highland malt whisky from independent Glasgow based whisky company Douglas Laing.

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