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GIFT SOMETHING UNIQUE THIS CHRISTMAS WITH THE FAMOUS GROUSE FAMILY – Scotch Whisky News

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GIFT SOMETHING UNIQUE THIS CHRISTMAS WITH THE FAMOUS GROUSE FAMILY

With Christmas just around the corner, you are probably scratching your head wondering what to gift your loved ones this year.

Well look no further than The Famous Grouse where our selection of premium and exciting gifts are guaranteed to spread festive cheer this Christmas. From personalised bottles to some of the most indulgent whiskies around, we have the perfect present for that special person in your life.

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The Famous Grouse Personalised Bottle – A Gift To Treasure

Why not make your loved ones famous this Christmas by gifting a personalised bottle of Scotland’s favourite whisky, The Famous Grouse? This timeless keepsake is the perfect memento to acknowledge your talented relatives or for remembering that special event you shared together. And this year, for the very first time, your personalised gift can also include a photograph.

The personalise label is completely free, all you have to do is purchase a bottle of The Famous Grouse and visit http://www.makesomeonefamous.com/ to upload your photo and required text. The free label will then be delivered direct to your door ready for you to attach.

Behind the label is also something special. The Famous Grouse is a blend of the finest malts and grains, married and matured in sherry casks, skilfully brought together by the Master Blender to create a rich and well-rounded whisky.

For a winter warmer, try The Famous Hot Toddy. Take 50ml of The Famous Grouse, one teaspoon of heather honey, a squeeze of lemon juice, some winter spices such as cloves, cinnamon, and star anise, add earl grey tea bag, and top with hot water. Please note each Hot Toddy contains 2 units of alcohol and tea bag should be removed before drinking.

RRP £17.10 for 70cl bottle or £23.10 for 1L bottle. Label is free.

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The Black Grouse – For the distinctive character

The Black Grouse is a bold and distinctive whisky with an intriguing blend of smoky, peated malts – perfect for the family member with a unique character of their own. The whisky is an intriguing blend of The Famous Grouse with specially selected peated malts giving the whisky its distinct smoky smooth flavour profile. On the palate, the peaty character comes through in spice and dried fruit flavours, and smoky oak that leaves a long aromatic finish. For a simple Christmas cocktail, we recommend The Black & Black – The Black Grouse with cola and a twist of orange.

The Black Grouse is available in all major retailers. A special gift pack will be available in Waitrose stores from December.

RRP £18.64  

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The Black Grouse Alpha Edition – Perfect for those long, dark winter nights

Indulge your loved ones this Christmas with The Black Grouse Alpha Edition. Created by blending a greater concentration of aged, peaty malt whiskies to achieve a fuller, richer, premium whisky – The Black Grouse Alpha Edition is the perfect whisky to savour as the nights draw in. This whisky is a perfectly balanced, rare blend that has a flamboyantly rich and sweet at first before giving away to layers of smoke. The Black Grouse Alpha Edition is presented in a striking gift box, which tells the story of this rich, smoky premium liquid and the bird that it is named after.

Available from selected Waitrose stores.

RRP £36.49 

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The Naked Grouse – For the sophisticated whisky drinker that savours a dram

The Naked Grouse is a unique and expertly crafted, small batch blended Scotch whisky containing hand-blended world-renowned malts that combine to produce a sweet, rich and smooth taste. The exceptional blend was inspired by William Gloag of The Famous Grouse family and his pioneering discovery of sherry cask maturation. This innovative process, along with an enduring legacy of expertise, creates a stunning example of the blender’s art and results in a sophisticated dram with notes of cherry compote, spicy cinnamon and dark chocolate.

For a classic cocktail this Christmas, treat yourself to The Naked Grouse signature serve The Old Fashioned. Simply put a small heap of ice into the bottom of the glass then pour in the whisky, bitters and sugar syrup in any order. Stir vigorously for 20 seconds, before garnishing with orange zest. This serve is a simple combination of traditional ingredients resulting in a smooth and sophisticated drink with lots of taste.

The whisky is available in high end bars and retail outlets such as Sainsbury’s.

RRP £25

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Ginger Grouse – The whisky ginger beer – Refreshingly FAMOUS

 

Ginger Grouse, the whisky ginger beer with a splash of The Famous Grouse whisky, citrus notes and warming spice. This refreshingly Famous serve (4.0% ABV) is also perfect as a mulled Christmas serve. So, why not spice things up this Christmas with a fiery Mulled Ginger Grouse? This cosy cocktail is made by heating apple and pear juice in a pan with mulled winter spice teabags until warm. Then simply add the Ginger Grouse and a few slivers of orange peel and heat again to your desired temperature.

Available from all major supermarkets.

RRP £2.25

For further Christmas gift inspiration, take a look round our online shop at www. www.thefamousgrouse.com/shop .

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About The Famous Grouse

The Famous Grouse is the no. 1 whisky in Scotland and no. 4 standard blended whisky worldwide (IWSR data 2012).

The Famous Grouse is exported to over 100 countries.

Created in 1896 by founder Matthew Gloag, it was originally called The Grouse Brand. The brand became so popular that on August 12th 1905 it was renamed The Famous Grouse. The Famous Grouse Experience is located at Scotland’s oldest working distillery –  Glenturret.

Originally established as a single malt distillery in 1775, today The Famous Grouse Experience is  the most visited distillery in Scotland (www.thefamousgrouse.com/experience).

New Arrivals & Back in Stock at K&L California – Whisky News

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NEW ARRIVALS

United States – Single Malt Scotch (Obviously NOT SCOTCH! – WI)

  • Seven Stills Chocasmoke Whiskey 375ml ($35.99)

BACK IN STOCK

Scotland – Single Malt Scotch

  • Springbank 21 year old 2012 Release Single Malt Whisky 750ml – 2 available ($449.99)

K&L Wine Merchants
http://www.klwines.com
Phone: 877-KLWines (toll free 877-559-4637)
Email: wine@klwines.com
San Francisco, Redwood City, Hollywood CA

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The Whisky Exchange “Kilchoman Land Rover Tour – making tracks” – Scotch Whisky News

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Kilchoman Land Rover Tour – making tracks

It’s been more than two years since we last held a Kilchoman tasting at TWE Vinopolis, which showcased the first releases of 100% Islay and Machir Bay, along with the precursor to Loch Gorm. With the first six-year-old whiskies now released by the distillery, we were delighted to see how things are progressing.

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The Kilchoman team have been travelling around Europe in a Land Rover, holding tastings as they go

This autumn, founder Anthony Wills’s three sons embarked on a tasting tour of Europe in their new Land Rover, although as George pointed out, his younger brothers James and Peter got the better deal: ‘They spent four weeks visiting eight countries in September; I got two weeks around the UK in November – it’s not quite the same!’ Monday 10 November was the turn for us to host one of the legs, and for one night only, Peter joined George to take charge of proceedings.

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Peter Wills from Kilchoman

The first spirit ran off the Kilchoman stills at the end of 2005, but as with many new distilleries, most of the production in the early days was sold to private customers (at around £1,000 per cask) to generate revenue until the whisky had reached the required three years to be released. As a result, the casks used for the current core range date from 2007-8. Peter took us through the three core expressions (100% Islay, Machir Bay and Loch Gorm), along with this year’s limited releases of Port Cask Matured and Original Cask Strength, to give us a real snapshot of the distillery’s current offerings.

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Kilchoman 100% Islay 4th Edition, 50%, £63.95

The lightest style of Kilchoman, 100% Islay is made using barley grown and malted on-site. Peated to 20-25ppm, this is aged for around five years in ex-bourbon barrels from Buffalo Trace, of which the majority are first-fill.

Nose: Sweet, with cream, vanilla and nutmeg joined by a hint of smoke.
Palate: Sweet and creamy with lemon and lime combining with vanilla and peat smoke towards the end.
Finish: Medium in length with the peat smoke slowly building, although staying at a low intensity.
Comment: It’s been a while since I tasted this, and it’s even better than I remember. The extra 4% abv (compared to the rest of the range) helps the creaminess of the spirit to shine through – an excellent example of gently peated Islay.

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Kilchoman Machir Bay 2014 Edition, 46%, £39.45

Machir Bay is aged in a combination of 90% ex-bourbon barrels and 10% ex-oloroso sherry casks for five to six years. Peated to 50ppm using barley from Port Ellen maltings.

Nose: Sweet, vanilla intermingles with lemongrass and a hint of peat.
Palate: Rich and creamy, with the initial sweet vanilla turning into dark chocolate, spicy clove and peat smoke.
Finish: Medium-long, with dark chocolate, clove and peat smoke.
Comment: This displays the best of both worlds: creamy, sweet vanilla from the bourbon barrels and dark chocolate and clove from the oloroso casks. These flavours are then beautifully integrated with the peat smoke – an exceptional whisky for the price.

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Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2014 Edition, 46%, £57.95

Aged exclusively in ex-oloroso sherry casks for five years, this is peated to 50ppm. The most sought-after whisky in the range, this annual release sells out within weeks.

Nose: Sweet toffee and butterscotch combines with BBQ smoke and oranges.
Palate: Rich and creamy, yet also elegant, with orange, dark chocolate, sweet nutmeg spice and well-integrated peat smoke.
Finish: Medium in length, with sweet nutmeg and gentle peat.
Comment: I’m a big fan of sherry-matured smoky whiskies and this never fails to disappoint. It’s hard to believe it’s both only five years old and (technically speaking) so highly peated. Beautifully integrated, with all the flavour components in the right place.

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Kilchoman 2011 Port Cask Matured, 55%, £69.95

One of the distillery’s ongoing experiments with different cask types (they have Madeira and Sauternes casks in the warehouses, too), this sold out almost immediately after release in September. The success means a follow-up is planned, but as no-one knew if the experiment would work, you’ll have to wait at least another three years.

Nose: Red-fruit rich (strawberry and raspberry), with a hint of peat in the background.
Palate: Warming yet surprisingly elegant for a whisky at 55% abv. The red-fruit notes from the nose are more intense, with red cherry appearing. Again, the peat smoke is very much in the background.
Finish: Medium in length with strawberry and the light peat smoke joined by milk chocolate.
Comment: If I’d tasted this blind, I would have said it was both older and lower in alcohol. For me, Kilchoman have bottled this at the right time – matured for much longer, the wood influence would have started to become overpowering. A stunning (and rare) example of port-matured peated whisky.

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Kilchoman Machir Bay Land Rover Tour 2014, 58.8%

A special bottling limited to just 30 bottles to be sold at each of the 13 legs of the UK tour, this is a cask-strength edition of Machir Bay (peated to 50ppm and aged in ex-bourbon barrels (90%) and ex-oloroso sherry casks (10%)). Please note this bottling is only available through our London shop and will not be sold on our website. At the time of writing, it has a few bottles left – please call 020 7403 8688 to check availability.

Nose: Ripe plums, with more stewed fruit appearing with time. Vanilla and clove are joined by a hint of peat smoke.
Palate: Big and bold, with notes of plum, black cherry, dark chocolate, clove and peat smoke.
Finish: Medium-long and slightly drying, with spicy clove and peat smoke.
Comment: It is easy to see the family resemblence to the standard 46% version. The flavour profile is similar, but with everything turned up a notch in intensity, although, as seems to be the distillery’s trademark, it is so well integrated that the peat smoke isn’t overwhelming.

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Kilchoman Original Cask Strength 5 Year Old, 59.2%, £68.95

Released last month, this cask-strength bottling was aged in a total of 35 ex-bourbon barrels for five years, of which most were first-fill. Peated to 50ppm, this should be the most powerful whisky of the evening.

Nose: Creamy with vanilla joined by tropical fruit notes of pineapple and mango with the peat smoke, once again, in the background.
Palate: Warming, with a creamy texture and notes of sweet vanilla, honeydew melon, backed up by peat smoke and an intense maltiness.
Finish: Long, with the peat slowly building.
Comment: A great whisky for the forthcoming colder nights, this is warming, and while the peat is more pronounced than the five previous whiskies, at no stage is it overpowering.

This tasting was further evidence that Kilchoman has great potential for the coming years, and I can’t wait for the first 10-year-old (or older) release, when we can compare them with similar-aged releases from their neighbours. A staple of our Islay whisky offering, it’s easy to forget the oldest Kilchoman releases are just six years old. Onwards with the tour…

Port Charlotte Islay Barley at The Whisky Barrel – Scotch Whisky News

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Port Charlotte  Islay Barley

Distilled at Bruichladdich using 100% Islay-grown barley harvested in 2008. Matured by the shores of Loch Indaal this is a Scotch of flawless provenance.

PC Islay Barley $70.34

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Bowmore Whisky Tasting 26th November at 7.00pm at Nickolls & Perks – Scotch Whisky News

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A Bowmore Whisky Tasting
26th November at 7.00pm

A taste of Islay, accompanied by Oysters and Chocolate!

As the winter months close in on us quicker than ever, we are very excited to hold a Bowmore Whisky tasting presented by UK Brand Ambassador for Bowmore, Jane Ashley.

We will be tasting 6 glorious drams from Bowmore in the 16th Century cellars at Nickolls & Perks.

We are also giving you whisky drammers the chance to taste the 10 year old Devil’s cask release from Bowmore, yes that dram is devlishly hard to get your hands on indeed! Selling out in a matter of hours.

Starts 7.00pm

Whiskies on Taste:

Bowmore 12 Year Old
Bowmore 15 Year Old Darkest
Bowmore 18 Year Old
Bowmore Tempest Cask Strength Batch 5
Bowmore 10 Year Old Devil’s Cask Batch 2!
Bowmore 16 year old 1990 Sherry Matured 53.8 %

Starts 7.00 pm N&P Cellars
Email us for further details
Tickets just £20.00 each. Click here to buy now

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Bourbon – The American Spirit for our Thanksgiving Holiday at D&M California – American Whiskey News

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For the most American of holidays, a quintessentially American drink to match the pecan pie.

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Few Spirits Bourbon Whiskey $52.99
Old Medley 12 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey $47.99
Russell’s Reserve Small Batch Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey $55.99
George T. Stagg Jr. Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky $59.99
Old Bardstown Black Label, Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey $22.99

Mario Testino, the world’s most iconic fashion photographer, unveiled as The Macallan Master of Photography – Scotch Whisky News

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Mario Testino, the world’s most iconic fashion photographer, unveiled as The Macallan Master of Photography 

The Macallan, the ultimate luxury spirit distributed by Maxxium UK, has revealed Mario Testino as its fifth Master of Photography. Launching today (12 November) in the UK, The Macallan brings to life its foundation stones, The Six Pillars, through the eyes of the world’s most prolific portrait and fashion photographer. The Masters of Photography: Mario Testino Edition sees him interpret The Six Pillars through the characterisation of six individual personalities in his distinct, inimitable and luxurious style.

The Masters of Photography: Mario Testino Edition is The Macallan’s most inspired to date, with the whisky bringing together six different casks to showcase the ultimate complexity. Each of these six perfect whiskies is the definitive representation of one of the Six Pillars.  They each have their own definitive character, flavour and aroma which when brought together; create the perfect single malt with unparalleled depth, darkness and diversity.

The Master Whisky Maker personally selected these six unique casks from over 200,000 maturing at The Macallan distillery to craft this limited edition expression.  He has achieved this through adding layer upon layer of character and flavour, reflecting the approach taken to the photography itself.

Presenting the first ever Masters of Photography design collaboration, each of the 1,000 Mario Testino Editions for sale globally – of which there are four different variations, each featuring one of the four iconic shots taken by Mario – are presented in a beautiful, high gloss, black lacquered presentation box, designed together with Mario Testino. Inspired by the subtle elegance and rich Asian cultural heritage of traditional lacquered boxes, each presentation box is individually numbered and features a secret hidden compartment.

Testino’s ability to transform reality into the more vivid and desirable has resulted in some of the most prolific and recognisable photographs of our time, including the iconic portrait of Diana, Princess of Wales for her Vanity Fair cover story in 1997, and intimate shots of original supermodel Kate Moss spanning several decades.

Renowned for his mastery of composition – the artistic arrangement and placement of visual elements within the picture – and for creating a reflective and intense connection with his sitters, be it celebrities or royalty, Mario Testino has now turned his lens to The Macallan. By bringing together a group of distinct characters, Mario captured the spirit of the ultimate party.  Each character was cast on the basis of their visual qualities, each echoing one of The Macallan’s Six Pillars.  Shot in Beijing, in a former palace near the Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square, the photographs showcase the vibrancy and luxury of The Macallan world, infused with subtle eclecticism and cultural allusions.

“Whisky was the choice of drink in my country during the years I was growing up. When I was approached by The Macallan to take part in the Masters of Photography Series I decided to capture the moment when people get together to celebrate, in the atmosphere of a whisky environment – a whisky club!,” comments Mario Testino.

Ken Grier, Director of The Macallan, said: “As one of the world’s truly great whiskies, we seek to collaborate with the best photographers in the world. Not just those who have the technical ability, but something more. The Macallan Masters of Photography is about the personal touch, we work with photographers with whom we have a shared passion to create beautiful collectables. Mario’s emotional engagement coupled with the level of his creative involvement, heralds an evolution of the role of the Master in the Masters of Photography series, one which has brought about an exciting visual celebration of our fundamental Six Pillars. Not only is he a historically important giant in contemporary photography, his elegance, charm and gentlemanly approach to creating this ultimate party has made him both a joy and an inspiration to work with.”

The Macallan Masters of Photography series features exclusive collaborations, conjoining the art of whisky making with the artist’s interpretation of the world of The Macallan. Previous editions were authored by iconic photographers Elliott Erwitt, Annie Leibovitz, Rankin and Albert Watson.

Each edition comprises a different Mario Testino print capturing The Six Pillars, an exclusive photo-archival booklet featuring a total of 20 images, shot by Testino during the process, one bottle of the single malt whisky and six miniatures from each of the selected six casks.

The Macallan Masters of Photography: Mario Testino edition will be available in the UK from specialist whisky retailers, priced at £2215. 

http://www.themacallan.com/

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About The Macallan

Founded in 1824 in the heart of Speyside, The Macallan was one of the first distilleries in Scotland to be legally licensed. Since then it has built a reputation as one of the world’s leading single malt whiskies.  The creation of The Macallan draws on the vital contributing influences of Spain, North America and Scotland, and of their respective natural raw materials, combined with traditional methods and craftsmanship. From its founding, through the subsequent owners of The Macallan distillery in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and into the present century, The Macallan has been recognised for its outstanding quality above all else.

Mario Testino

Born in Lima, Peru, Mario Testino moved to London in 1976 where he made his home and began his career. His vision has made him a much sought-after creative partner in the fashion and beauty industries.  His work has been featured in magazines from Vogue to Vanity Fair and he has contributed to the success of many leading fashion and beauty houses through advertising campaigns, from Burberry and Dolce & Gabbana, to Chanel and Lancôme.

As a portrait photographer Mario Testino works with the actors and celebrities of the moment, as well as receiving royal commissions from HRH The Prince of Wales, TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, HRH Prince Harry, Diana Princess of Wales, and Her Majesty Queen Rania al Abdullah of Jordan.

The recipient of many awards, Testino has received the Medalha Tiradentes from the state of Rio de Janeiro, in 2010 the Grand Cross Order of Merit, his country’s highest honor and in 2013, the Order of the British Empire in recognition of his services to photography and charity.

In 2012 Testino established MATE, Asociación Mario Testino in Lima, Peru. MATE is a not-for-profit cultural organisation that promotes and celebrates the arts of Peru and permanently hosts his own work.

Mario Testino has published twelve books, including MaRio de Janeiro Testino, Kate Moss by Mario Testino, Private View and In Your Face.

The Macallan Masters of Photography: Mario Testino edition

The Macallan Masters of Photography: Mario Testino edition is an exquisite whisky, showcasing ultimate complexity. Bob Dalgarno, The Macallan Master Whisky Maker, has selected six casks every one representing the best example of spirit exemplifying each of the Six Pillars, and combined them to form the most extraordinary and rare Macallan.  He has achieved this through adding layer upon layer of character and flavour, reflecting the approach taken to the photography itself.

Inspired by the chosen setting and approach taken by Testino in casting the characters and capturing them within this dynamic party scene, the Master Whisky Maker selected six casks from over 200,000 casks maturing at The Macallan, each the ultimate representation of one of the Six Pillars. Everyone with its own definitive character, flavour and aroma which when brought together; create an outstanding single malt with unparalleled depth, darkness and diversity.

The six casks, a combination of Spanish and American 100% sherry seasoned oak butt and puncheon casks, result in a truly multi-dimensional flavour experience that once drunk is gone forever. 

Six Pillars: six miniatures

Rooted in its Spiritual Home, this single malt is true to itself. Traditional, classy and complex, this whisky at 58.1% ABV embodies The Macallan, like the iconic Easter Elchies House, with sherry driving a distinct character. A strikingly handsome young man visually represents this Pillar with his sophistication and charisma.

Vibrant and copper in colour, this single malt at 56.8% ABV reflects the Curiously Small Stills, a defining feature of The Macallan’s unique character.  This eye-catching whisky promising a long, lingering finish.  A small Chinese Crested Dog, cradled by a classically, alluring woman conveying a timeless elegance, represents this whisky, which is mysterious and intense.

Refined, yet complex this stylish and individual single malt at 58.2% ABV is inspired by the Finest Cut.  Citrus is at the fore, giving a welcome sharpness.  Spirit dominates here but within the classical structure determined by the cask.  The character selection was simple; a sharply-dressed, striking man reflecting a perfectly tailored look, like the cut of a great suit; adding variety to the scene.

The richness of this single malt at 57.4% ABV celebrates the Exceptional Oak CasksThe character is classic Macallan; spice, dried fruit and sweetness.  It is a suave and considered whisky showing maturity at its heart.  The character echoes this Pillar; he is distinguished, mature, full of character and experienced.

Vibrancy and flair are at the heart of this single malt at 56.8% ABV, embodying Natural ColourYet this is a breathtakingly gorgeous whisky with real poise, beauty and subtlety.  A sublime whisky with supermodel charm plays out through the sweet vanilla cream and silk-like texture.  This feminine charm led to the casting of our leading lady who stands out in the crowd, but is not dominant.  Her beauty, smile and energy make her the perfect party companion.

Bottled at 59.2% ABV, this genuinely effortless whisky embodies the Peerless SpiritA single malt capturing the very heart of The Macallan; its character, heritage and story.  It does not need a detailed narrative; it delivers the perfect balance of spirit and cask.  A strong and confident military man is how Testino has interpreted this, the final, of the Six Pillars.  He stands for something authentic; he is passionate and committed.

JURA 1984 VINTAGE – Scotch Whisky News

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JURA 1984 VINTAGE

In 1984, Jura casked a small quantity of unambiguously excellent single malt whisky and, thirty years later, Jura 1984 Vintage, has been released as a limited edition malt. There are only 1,984 individually numbered bottles available worldwide, with a retail price of £750.

With this new rare and richly aromatic malt, Jura continues to surprise with the uncommon masterpieces that are created on its unpolished shores. Jura 1984 Vintage has an intense and uncensored taste matured in American White Oak, Amoroso and Apostoles Oloroso sherry butt casks. Each extraordinary bottle is non-chill filtered at 44% ABV.

As always, Jura invites customers to share their own tasting notes, but whisky lovers are likely to find a suggestion of honey, vanilla, ginger, peach syrup and banana cake on the nose. On the palette, hints of ripe pineapple will develop into bitter chocolate and finish with rich morello cherries.

Jura 1984 Vintage honours the connection to the writer George Orwell who wrote the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four whilst staying on the island. Rebuilt in 1963 to revive a remote community nestled off the West Coast of Scotland, Jura has one road, one pub, one shop and one distillery which creates a uniquely crafted mix of whiskies completely unlike any others.

Willie Cochrane, Jura Distillery Manager: “Every good malt whisky has a story to tell and Jura’s tale is particularly unique. We’re delighted to add another exciting chapter with the release of this extraordinary limited edition vintage. Jura 1984 Vintage is an uncompromising addition to our range in homage to the island’s most distinguished guest. 1984 is certainly a year to remember.”

Jura 1984 Vintage is on sale now priced at £750 from all good whisky specialists.

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Whisky, 2nd Edition Technology, Production and Marketing Now Available – Whisky News

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New Book Release  

Whisky, 2nd Edition

Technology, Production and Marketing 

Edited by Inge Russell and Graham Stewart, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland. This is the only book available that covers the entire process of whiskey making as well as information on how to deliver the finished product to the global marketplace. To read more or for ordering info, click here.

NIKKA Whiskies at Abbey Whisky – Japanese Whisky News

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Nikka From The Barrel – 3 Litre 80th Anniversary

Released in celebration of the 80th Anniversary of Nikka whisky, is this humongous 300cl bottle of Nikka From The Barrrel! Yes, a Jeroboam (a.k.a. Double Magnum) size offering of a truly tremendous tasting, award winning Japanese blended whisky!

Not only do you get a mighty fine looking coin collecting jar after it’s all gone but it also comes with a wooden stand, 4cl whisky pipette, spirit speed pourer and a Nikka branded bag…

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£299.98
(£249.98 ex vat)

Click here to purchase Nikka From The Barrel 3 Litre

Nikka Single Cask Coffey Grain 1999
Single Cask #209699

Single cask #209699, distilled at the Miyagikyo distillery in a Coffey still and aged in a bourbon barrel for 14 years. Distilled in 1999, bottled in 2014 at 63% vol.
The Nikka Coffey grain single casks are made primarily from corn.

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£161.90
(£134.92 ex vat)

Click here to purchase Nikka Single Cask 209699

Nikka Taketsuru 21 Year Old
80th Anniversary

Nikka Taketsuru 21 year old, non-chill filtered edition, bottled in 2014 to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Nikka whisky. This limited edition Taketsuru 21 has been created from a blend of malt whisky from the Yoichi and Miyagikyo distilleries. Bottled at 48% vol, 984 bottles released.

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£210.00
(£175.00 ex vat)

Click here to purchase Nikka 21 Year Old 80th Anniversary


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