35-year-old Hibiki blended whisky sold in Kakiemon pottery made by the 14th Sakaida Kakiemon (the afore mentioned national treasure; this Wikipedia article has information about the start of the line).
This particular bar sits on a small alley that cuts off the corner of Oxford Street. It’s managed by Spaniards and the man who served me looked like John Claude Van Damme with a beard.
Following a successful collaboration with TEDGlobal in 2011 and TED 2012 earlier this year, Dewar’s are proud to announce a 3-year partnership with TED, launching at this year’s TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.
If you have been looking for a good reason to visit the distillery then Friday 20th April is the perfect day. The Flying Sotsman car rally is stopping off at St. George’s distillery, NR16 2QW.
A BOTTLE of whisky signed by Britain's three biggest political leaders has raised more than Â£400 for a school's charity fund.
The Glenfiddich Millennium Vintage Limited Edition single malt Scotch whisky is the brand’s latest travel retail exclusive and will initially be available exclusively with WDFG at its Heathrow stores until 25 July, when it will be rolled out to the retailer’s stores across the UK.
Berry Bros. & Rudd has released a limited edition single cask malt whisky to commemorate the centenary of the sinking of RMS Titanic. Just 100 bottles will be released of the Berry's Single Malt Whisky (rrp £100) which are made from a sherry cask of The Glenrothes 1998 Speyside.
The new expression of the Speyside malt has already enjoyed a successful The whisky is bottled at 48% abv following ageing in sherry and bourbon casks.
“Sweet Treats” and a bottling for the UK hence the £ in the price! Aged in new toasted oak hogshead, distilled May 20th, 1993. Scottish grain Whisky.
The London whisky shop The Whisky Exchange bottled quite a few gems. This Islay Whisky, bottled a 103° proof, is one of them. It is an Ileach matured on a bourbon hogshead.
At the Munich Finest Spirits Festival 2012 I had the chance to get two interesting Longmorn samples at the stand of slowdrink.de. One 12 and on 14 year old, but from two entirely different ages.
This is a powerful tasting whisky. And very unusual. It's very herbal and the sherry impact is powerful. Big and bold, but its in both sherry and flavour. The distillery profile and the cask is battling, but there is no clear winner.
This was distilled not long before the Port Ellen distillery closed for good. Bottled in August 2009 by Douglas Laing, there are 610 bottles of this, from refill butt number 5441.
The arrival is super-light, a truffle oil coating of the palate moving onto a light sherry and sea-salt stage and finishing with a fresh ginger and long tingling white pepper finish that sparkles like fine champagne.
"This is the most valuable whisky we have ever auctioned here in Edinburgh and we're thrilled to have helped raise such a significant amount of money for WaterAid,”
Chivas Regal’s latest ‘Crafted for the Senses’ activation features high-impact ‘Chivas Sensory Bars’ inviting travellers to discover and explore the multi-layered whisky.
The artisan distillery from the Northern coast of Brittany is releasing the first 2012 bottlings of Kornog, its peated Single Malt, with two single cask. The Sant Erwan 2012 has been specially bottled on the occasion of the yearly celebration of Saint Yves, known as Sant Erwan in Breton language, who is the emblematic saint of Brittany and is honoured every year on May the 19Th since his canonization in 1347.
Port Ellen 1983/1997 (50%, Moon Import, Dovr-Toutes-Mares, 820 bottles) - Port Ellen 32 yo 1978/2011 (53.9%, OB, 11th Release, 2988 bottles)
Lagavulin is from Islay. A distinct island region renounced for producuing peaty whiskies.
A BOTTLE of whisky signed by three leading politicians has raised more than Â£400 for a school's charity fund.
Fantastic, delicious piece of Art of Ardbeg. I'm really glad that I own a bottle. It is rare and quite hard to find. I know there are some bottles available, so be hurry to get one! And I really recommend to buy this great dram.
The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival launches its new 2012 programme and The 2012 Festival runs from 3-7 May, when whisky lovers from around the world will descend upon Speyside and its famed distilleries – including Cardhu, Glen Grant, The Glenlivet, Glenfiddich, The Macallan and Benromach.
Tomatin Distillery is looking forward to welcome in excess of 20,000 visitors to its Visitor Centre this summer, following a £150,000 investment in upgrading the popular tourist attraction.
The launch of a new collection of the some of world’s rarest single malts has encouraged an even rarer partnership between a duty free retailer, an airport owner and a luxury brand.
A whisky drinker in St Paul, Minnesota is celebrating getting quite a drink “on the house” at his local – a shot of 55-year-old Macallan!!