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International Beverage Celebrates Golden Medal Streak – Scotch Whisky News

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International Beverage Celebrates Golden Medal Streak

Quality recognised with Wins at Five International Competitions

International Beverage Holdings is celebrating over 30 world class wins in the first few months of 2018, after scooping an impressive haul of honours across five global drinks industry competitions.

The company’s acclaimed portfolio of premium whiskies and gins has made an impression on industry judging panels around the world, winning two prestigious ‘best in class’ awards, four double gold medals and nine gold medals in competition.

Results from these influential awards saw the sweet and spicy Speyburn 15 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Caorunn Scottish Gin, the full bodied Hankey Bannister’s Heritage Blended Scotch and Catto’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch all take much coveted double gold medals in San Francisco’s World Spirit Competition. Old Pulteney 12 and 25 Year Old Single Malts and Speyburn’s Arranta Casks Single Malt were also awarded gold.

Speyburn also made waves in the New York International Spirits Competition, scooping the coveted ‘10 Year Old Single Malt of the Year’ accolade for its medium bodied malt, plus a gold medal for Arranta Casks which boasts a bold citrusy finish. There were more golds at the International Spirits Challenge, this time for Old Pulteney 25 Year Old Single Malt and  Balblair 2000 and 1991 Vintages.

At the prestigious World Whisky Awards it was anCnoc 2002 which triumphed, being named overall winner of the Scottish Highlands 13-20 Year Old category. Old Pulteney 25 Year Old Single Malt also took gold alongside Hankey Bannister Heritage Blend.

To cap the medal haul, the International Beverage portfolio received a further eight silver and two bronze medals across the competitions and a variety of accolades in this year’s Ultimate Spirits Challenge.

Commenting on the wins, Martin Leonard, Managing Director of Inver House Distillers (part of the International Beverage group) said: “2018 has been a fantastic year for our brands so far and the hardworking teams across our five Scottish distilleries are all very proud to have received so much global recognition for their dedication and hard work. Each of these competitions has a strict set of criteria and tough judging processes, so these medals are a real testament to the craftsmanship and outstanding quality of our spirits.” 

About International Beverage Holdings

International Beverage Holdings Limited is one of the industry’s most dynamic global drinks businesses. Established in 2006 as the international arm of ThaiBev, the company specialises in developing distinctive, premium local brands for global growth, with a portfolio that is led by a range of high quality Scotch whiskies and includes some of the fastest growing and most prestigious beers, spirits and whiskies on the market today. These high quality brands are enjoyed by consumers in over 85 global markets and include:

  • Chang, Thailand’s iconic global beer brand
  • Single Malt Scotch Whiskies: Old Pulteney, Balblair, anCnoc, Speyburn
  • Blended Scotch Whiskies: Hankey Bannister, Catto’s, MacArthur’s
  • Caorunn, a super premium small batch distilled Scottish Gin infused with 5 Celtic botanicals
  • Thai spirits: Phraya, Mekhong

International Beverage’s international operation is headquartered in Hong Kong, with two major bases in China and Scotland and a growing number of regional hubs around the world. The business is focused on the delivery of winning investment, sales and marketing strategies and is committed to producing brands of character, representing the care and craftsmanship of the people that make them – from the brewers of Chang Beer in Thailand, to the distillers of the fine single malt Scotch whisky Old Pulteney in Scotland. Crucially, the global development of every brand continues to be rooted in its home territory, supporting the company’s mission to build authentic brands of outstanding character.

International Beverage is investing in ambitious growth across its global operation, employing over 850 highly skilled people across production, sales, marketing and finance, together forming an effective and expert international team.

Where to celebrate American Independence Day in London? – Whiskey News

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Whisky 101 event taking place at The Gallery in West Hampstead for American Independence Day

In America, the annual celebration of independence on 4th July means fireworks, barbecues and many patriotic displays. To commemorate this, The Gallery in West Hampstead will be throwing their own transatlantic festivities in a Whisky 101 event on Thursday 5th July. Guests will be invited to gorge on a banquet of Southern American style food, beer and bourbon to celebrate the traditions of the United States.

On offer will be a delicious Southern American style feast, including pulled pork sliders and crispy fried chicken. This can be washed down with a range of whiskies provided by classic Kentucky distiller, Heaven Hill or paired with refreshing beers from London-based brewers FourPure.The ambassadors for Heaven Hill and FourPure will also be on hand to chat share their immense knowledge of the processes of bourbon and beer making. American rock n roll, funk and soul DJs will provide the soundtrack to the evening and keep the Americana party spirit going.

Tickets cost £15 and includes the food and one cocktail and beer. Please email info@ilovethegallery.com.

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Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt, 17 Years Old, 43% at Milroys of Soho – Japanese Whisky News

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Nikka, Taketsuru, Pure Malt, 17 Years Old, 43%

Spicy vanilla and chocolate with notes of citrus and mango. Named of the the founder and master of Japanese whisky ‘Masataka Taketsuru’ . Nikka brings us their 17 year old expression, this is one for any Japanese whisky lover.

BUY THIS AMAZING WHISKY

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THE FOURTH MILROYS MONTHLY WOMEN’S WHISKY EVENING – Scotch Whisky News

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The Fourth Monthly Women’s Whisky Evening

Tuesday 3rd July 2018
6.30PM

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Led by women, run by women, for women. Join us to celebrate & rejoice in all the fantastic achievements of women in the industry. Our last three events were a massive success, let’s keep it going! The tasting will comprise of five drams, keep an eye on our instagram page for further details.

Hosted by our very own Kelsey Smith!

@womenswhiskynight

6:30PM, Tuesday 3rd July 2018

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 Milroy’s of Soho

3 Greek Street
London, EnglandW1D 4NX
United Kingdom

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The Good Dram Show – Episode 270 ‘Skene Whisky’ – Whisky News

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The Good Dram ShowEpisode 270 ‘Skene Whisky’ – This weeks episode of the show features a selection of bottlings from the Independent bottling company Skene Whisky.

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MASTER BLENDER AND MASTER PERFUMER UNITE TO CREATE CROWNING EXPRESSION, INSPIRED BY ROYALTY – Scotch Whisky News

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MASTER BLENDER AND MASTER PERFUMER UNITE TO CREATE CROWNING EXPRESSION, INSPIRED BY ROYALTY

The ‘King of Whisky’ launches latest in annual Flask Collection: 

Royal Salute 28 Year Old Kew Palace Edition 

The ‘King of Whisky’, Royal Salute, has unveiled the exceptional new Royal Salute 28 Year Old Kew Palace Edition, the latest in its annual Flask Collection. The rich, round and silky blend is the result of an exciting, first-time collaboration between Royal Salute’s Director of Blending, Sandy Hyslop, and esteemed perfumer Barnabé Fillion, and is inspired by the magnificent Kew Palace and its iconic Kitchen Garden.

Combining Hyslop’s unparalleled knowledge of Scotch whisky with Fillion’s inimitable artistic acumen, the 28 Year Old Kew Palace Edition balances Royal Salute’s signature style with super rich fruits, scented flora like violet and aromatic leaves from the Kitchen Garden, resulting in the ultimate sensory experience that pushes the boundaries of modern blending.

The collaboration saw Hyslop lay the foundations of the new blend before uniting with Fillion to create a bespoke whisky top dressing that embodied the iconic Kitchen Garden of Kew Palace. The two worked together, nosing countless whiskies in Hyslop’s blending room in Scotland, to capture their interpretation of the lush flora of the Kitchen Garden, while staying true to Royal Salute’s signature style.

It follows the launch of the Royal Salute 30 Year Old Flask Edition last year, and this next iteration in the collector’s series again offers a disruptive take on traditional British drinking traditions. The perfect companion for whisky aficionados on the move, the set includes a bespoke green porcelain flagon and exquisite flask, alongside a pouring funnel and wooden serving tray.

The new expression pays homage to London’s iconic Kew Palace, one of Historic Royal Palace’s most charming royal buildings, as part of Royal Salute’s longstanding support of the charity charged with conserving some of Britain’s royal palaces for future generations. The Palace and its famed Kitchen Garden are showcased on the stunning packaging through artwork from esteemed British illustrator, Jason Brooks.

Royal Salute Marketing Director, Mathieu Deslandes said: “We are thrilled to unveil this exceptional 28 Year Old whisky, made even more special by the coming together of two industry experts. Sandy Hyslop is the absolute pinnacle when it comes to blending so to be able to further enhance his latest creation with some magic from long-time friend of the brand and famed perfumer, Barnabe Fillion, is really special – and the result, the whisky, speaks for itself.

“We’re proud to continue supporting our charity partner, Historic Royal Palaces, with a limited edition inspired by Kew Palace. The charity does amazing work preserving and protecting historic royal buildings to keep their story alive for generations to come, and as a brand steeped in royal heritage, Royal Salute is thrilled to play its part honouring a true British icon in this unique and special way.

For the first time in Royal Salute’s history, whisky aficionados will have the opportunity to enjoy a first look at the new whisky and its exquisite flask during an intimate event at Kew Palace in June. Hosted by Sandy Hyslop and Barnabé Fillion, it will provide a unique glimpse inside the world of Royal Salute, bring to life the inspiration behind the new Kew Palace Edition and offer an opportunity for aficionados to enjoy the company of those who share their passion.

Befitting its status as a true collector’s item, the Royal Salute 28 Year Old Kew Palace Edition will be available from June 2018 for a limited time at select luxury whisky retailers around the world, for RRP of $790.  For more information, visit http://www.royalsalute.com.

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Royal Salute 28 Year Old Kew Palace Edition Tasting Notes:
A rich, round and silky blend, inspired by Kew Palace and its magnificent kitchen garden. For the very first time, this exceptional whisky has been developed by Royal Salute’s Director of Blending Sandy Hyslop in collaboration with olfactory expert, Barnabe Fillion. The result is an exquisite whisky that balances Royal Salute’s classic style with scented flora, aromatic leaves and super rich fruits for a fantastic sensory experience.

Nose:

Intensely fruity with rich notes of ripe pear and a hint of aromatic autumnal leaves alongside delicate floral notes of violet.

Taste:

Rich, round and perfectly balanced with sweet natural honey flavours and scented flora.

Finish:

Deliciously long, smooth and sweet finish with a wisp of smoke. 

About Royal Salute

Royal Salute is a careful blend of matured malt and grain whiskies – with its youngest whisky matured for a minimum of 21 years. Created to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, which was honoured with a traditional 21 gun salute, Royal Salute is steeped in tradition, while still firmly engaged in the modern world by constantly pushing the art of blending into new, creative and ambitious forms. Royal Salute is deeply involved in polo – the world’s oldest surviving team sport and a game that’s expanding in the modern era. The brand sponsors more than 15 international tournaments from the UK and the USA through Argentina and China to Korea.

www.royalsalute.com

About Chivas Brothers

Chivas Brothers is the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, the world’s n°2 in wines and spirits. Chivas Brothers’ award-winning portfolio features some of the world’s most revered Scotch whisky brands including Chivas Regal, the world’s first luxury whisky and the No.1 Scotch whisky in China; Ballantine’s, Europe’s No.1 Scotch whisky; The Glenlivet, the single malt whisky that set the standard; and Royal Salute, the world’s only exclusively prestige Scotch whisky range. The portfolio also includes two of the world’s leading English gins – Beefeater, the world’s most awarded premium gin, and Plymouth gin – plus a selection of highly acclaimed single malt whiskies, including Aberlour, Longmorn, Scapa, Strathisla and Tormore. The range is completed by a collection of blended Scotch whiskies operating in many of the world’s key whisky markets which includes 100 Pipers, Clan Campbell, Something Special and Passport Scotch.

www.chivasspirit.com

About Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard is the world’s n°2 in wines and spirits with consolidated Sales of € 8,682 million in FY16. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008). Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector: Absolut Vodka, Ricard pastis, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Royal Salute and The Glenlivet Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish whiskey, Martell cognac, Havana Club rum, Beefeater gin, Kahlúa and Malibu liqueurs, Mumm and Perrier‐ Jouët champagnes, as well Jacob’s Creek, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo, Graffigna and Kenwood wines. Pernod Ricard employs a workforce of approximately 18,000 people and operates through a decentralised organisation, with 6 “Brand Companies” and 85 “Market Companies” established in each key market. Pernod Ricard is strongly committed to a sustainable development policy and encourages responsible consumption. Pernod Ricard’s strategy and ambition are based on 3 key values that guide its expansion: entrepreneurial spirit, mutual trust and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard is listed on Euronext (Ticker: RI; ISIN code: FR0000120693) and is part of the CAC 40 index.

CHIVAS BRINGS TOGETHER WORLD’S TOP BARTENDING COMMUNITY FOR THE CHIVAS MASTERS GLOBAL FINAL IN LONDON – Scotch Whisky News

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CHIVAS BRINGS TOGETHER WORLD’S TOP BARTENDING COMMUNITY FOR

THE CHIVAS MASTERS GLOBAL FINAL IN LONDON

21 NATIONAL WINNERS UNVEILED 

Chivas Regal, the world’s first luxury whisky, has revealed the 21 national winners heading to the United Kingdom to compete to be crowned Chivas Masters Global Champion 2018.

For the first time, the Chivas Masters Global Final (taking place from 24th-28th June) will return to Chivas’ roots with the five-day finale starting at the Strathisla distillery in Speyside, the home of Chivas, before culminating in London, one of the most exciting and diverse cocktail capitals in the world.

The Chivas Masters is a global competition that champions bartenders who share Chivas’ core values of community, collaboration and generosity. It is built around the belief that generosity and success go hand in hand – a belief originally held by founding brothers John and James Chivas who were determined to share their success with the local community. Community is the theme at the very heart of this year’s competition, and the 21 finalists have already excelled in the national heats by producing some outstanding Chivas serves inspired by their local community.

With more bartenders competing in the global final than ever before, the contestants are facing the fiercest challenge yet, and will need to show both exemplary bartending skills and team spirit to impress the judges. Throughout the week, they will take part in a series of masterclasses and intense individual and team challenges designed to test their skills, creativity and teamwork.

They will then be shortlisted to three grand finalists who, in an exciting new twist, must win over the hearts and minds of consumers as well as the judges. As part of the final challenge, the bartenders will be tasked with establishing their own bespoke pop-up cocktail bar and menu, where they will be looking to excite the senses of their most important judge – the everyday public – with their local community-inspired signature cocktail.

The 21 finalists will be mentored over the course of the week by a distinguished panel of internationally-acclaimed judges, who hope to inspire the contestants with their own unique skill-set and experience. The panel comprises:

  • Matt Whiley – ground-breaking London bartender behind an impressive list of award-winning bars, including Purl, Worship Street Whistling Shop, Dach & Sons, Talented Mr Fox, Peg + Patriot, and Scout.
  • Laura-May Coope - social media superstar and co-founder of Social Life – the premium social media agency for entertainment brands.
  • JJ Goodman – globally recognised personality and thought-leader in the world of mixed drinks. Goodman is also the Founder of The London Cocktail Club bar group, Craft Cocktail Co. bottled cocktails, and Keystones Cocktail Club.
  • Bea Bradsells – storyteller and daughter of Dick Bradsell – the Soho cocktail expert who created the Espresso Martini and the Bramble.

Richard Black, Global Marketing Director at Chivas Regal, comments: “Our 21 national winners have already amazed us with their tenacity and teamwork, but this year’s competition is fiercer than ever before. We have 21 of the world’s best bartenders coming together and we want them to show us that success really does taste better shared – by creating their own pop-up cocktail bar with their peers and fellow competitors. The finalists will not only need to impress our esteemed judges, they face the ultimate critic in the form of our consumers, with their high expectations, pushing the competition to a whole new level.”

The 2018 Chivas Masters Global Champion will be decided at the Oval Space, London, on the evening of Thursday 28th June, and will win an all-expenses-paid trip to Tales of the Cocktail 2018 in New Orleans, and the chance to travel the world with Chivas to inspire the bartenders of the future.

Follow the Finalists

Follow the finalists’ journey in the United Kingdom and tune in live throughout the Global Final from Sunday 24th June through our Instagram Stories: @chivasregal / www.instagram.com/chivasregal. 

Meet the 2018 Chivas Masters Global Finalists

  • Argentina –Martin Suaya from JW Bradley
  • Australia – Louis Marcpherson from Baxter Inn
  • Brazil – Alex Sepulchro from Frank Bar
  • Bulgaria – German Gochev from The Martini: Food & Cocktails
  • China – Michael Chen from The Cannery
  • Cuba – Fabián Ramos from Restaurante Divino
  • Czech Republic – Filip Jančárek from the Bankers Bar
  • Dominican Republic – Julio Ruiz from Salitre Restaurante
  • France – Louis Lebaillif from Little Red Door
  • Hong Kong – Yuta Inagaki from Butler
  • Japan – Kentaro Wada from The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, The Bar
  • Mexico – Oscar Jesus Armenta  Garcia from Puebla
  • Morocco – Houssam Bennani from The Hilton
  • Peru – Angel Solorzano Chumpitaz from Felix Brasserie
  • Poland – Bartosz Konieczny from Ceviche Bar
  • Switzerland – Chloé Merz from Angels’ Share
  • Thailand – Arron Grendon from Tropic City
  • The Netherlands – Rick Marson from The Duchess
  • The United Arab Emirates – Stefano Ruocco from Flamingo Room by Tashas
  • United Kingdom – Alex Godfrey from The Milk Thisle
  • USA – Valentino Longo from Le Sirenuse Four Seasons 

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About Chivas Regal

Launched in 1909, Chivas Regal is the world’s first luxury whisky and is considered to be a timeless classic, renowned for its benchmark quality and taste, style, substance and exclusivity. A truly global brand, Chivas Regal has been integral to the growth of the Scotch whisky category worldwide and today sells 4.5 million 9L cases annually in more than 150 countries across the globe. With generosity, entrepreneurship and integrity at the heart of Chivas Regal, the brand launched its successful Win the Right Way campaign in 2014, which aims to inspire a new generation whilst making a positive impact on the lives of others. The Chivas Regal range includes Chivas Regal 12, Chivas Regal Extra, Chivas Regal Mizunara, Chivas Regal 18, our first blended malt Chivas Regal Ultis, Chivas Regal 25, the pinnacle of the range and ultra-prestige blend Chivas Regal The Icon, and the Global Travel Retail exclusive Chivas Brothers Blend.

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About Chivas Brothers

Chivas Brothers is the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, the world’s n°2 in wines and spirits. Chivas Brothers’ award-winning portfolio features some of the world’s most revered Scotch whisky brands including Chivas Regal, the world’s first luxury whisky and the No.1 Scotch whisky in China; Ballantine’s, Europe’s No.1 Scotch whisky; The Glenlivet, the world’s No.1 single malt whisky; and Royal Salute, the world’s only exclusively prestige Scotch whisky range. The portfolio also includes two of the world’s leading English gins – Beefeater, the world’s most awarded premium gin, and Plymouth gin – plus a selection of highly acclaimed single malt whiskies, including Aberlour, Longmorn, Scapa, Strathisla and Tormore. The range is completed by a collection of blended Scotch whiskies operating in many of the world’s key whisky markets which includes 100 Pipers, Clan Campbell, Something Special and Passport Scotch.

www.chivasspirit.com

@ChivasNewsRoom 

About Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard is the world’s n°2 in wines and spirits with consolidated Sales of € 8,682 million in FY16. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008). Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector: Absolut Vodka, Ricard pastis, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Royal Salute and The Glenlivet Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish whiskey, Martell cognac, Havana Club rum, Beefeater gin and Malibu, Mumm and Perrier- Jouët champagnes, as well Jacob’s Creek, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo and Kenwood wines. Pernod Ricard employs a workforce of 18,500 people and operates through a decentralised organisation, with 6 “Brand Companies” and 85 “Market Companies” established in each key market. Pernod Ricard is strongly committed to a sustainable development policy and encourages responsible consumption. Pernod Ricard’s strategy and ambition are based on 3 key values that guide its expansion: entrepreneurial spirit, mutual trust and a strong sense of ethics.

Pernod Ricard is listed on Euronext (Ticker: RI; ISIN code: FR0000120693) and is part of the CAC 40 index.

Scotch Malt Whisky Society ~ July Previews: ‘The King o’ Malts’ – Scotch Whisky News

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THE KING O’ MALTS

We’ve just released six preview casks from July Outturn that bring sophistication and granduer. Explore a breadth of full-bodied flavour and teasing textures, from rich and viscous to ‘melt-in-your-mouth’ creaminess. Only a limited number of bottles are available ahead of the full Outturn release on Friday, 6 July at 9am,
order now before they’re gone.

July also sees us celebrating our 35th anniversary with ‘The King o’ Malts’, whisky guru and chair of our Tasting Panel, Charlie MacLean. Charlie has hand-selected an exclusive collection of casks that will be released on First Friday – be quick to buy preview bottling 2.108, there are only 30 available.

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2.108 The King o’ Malts

“A complex aroma, at once fruity, faintly vinous and nose-drying. Water enhances the sweeter elements in the aroma. The texture is oily, the taste sweet throughout, with some gingery spice in the fragrant finish”

Age: 10 years
Price: £67.50

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults, 87 Giles Street, Leith EH6 6BZ

Contact: sales@smws.com or call 0131 555 2929 (Mon-Fri 9am-4.45pm). Visit the Society at here for membership information

This is your chance to join and to take advantage of their great offers!

Spot the SMWS bottles in this amusing You Tube video

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ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST WHISKIES UP FOR AUCTION – Scotch Whisky News

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ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST WHISKIES UP FOR AUCTION

One of the world’s most coveted and highly regarded whiskies is set to go under the hammer in an online auction being held by Perth based Whisky Auctioneer (www.whiskyauctioneer.com).

The Bowmore 1966 Samaroli Bouquet is regarded by many as one of the best, if not the best, whiskies ever bottled. Islay’s Bowmore distillery and renowned Italian bottler, the late Silvano Samaroli, are both legends of the whisky world and the Bowmore 1966 is the gem that they crafted together.

Bottled in 1984, there were only 720 bottles produced, one of which is set for auction this week (22nd June) and is expected to fetch between £25,000 and £30,000.

Samaroli is an Italian independent bottler, famed for the exceptional quality of their releases as well as their artistic, innovative labels and packaging. The renowned ‘Bowmore Bouquet’ is rated in joint first place on Whiskybase.com’s top 1000 whiskies of all time, sharing the podium only with another Samaroli epic, the Laphroaig 1967, bottled for him by R.W. Duthie.  While Serge Valentin of WhiskyFun.com awarded this Bowmore an impressive rating of 97 points.

More recently the French collector, whisky author and owner of the famous Auld Alliance bar in Singapore, Emmanuel Dron, opened a bottle of the Bouquet for customers in that very venue, with enthusiasts and connoisseurs flocking from all over Asia to sample a drop of this liquid gold.

The Bouquet was distilled in 1966, a golden era in production at Bowmore distillery. Silvano’s first releases in 1979 were a collaborative effort with W.M. Cadenhead, Scotland’s oldest independent bottler. Soon after in 1981, he released the acclaimed Flowers series, bottled with ornate illustrative labels. Silvano himself drew the eye-catching label depicting a group of bright-red carnations, which has become one of the most iconic labels to ever adorn a bottle of whisky.

Sean McGlone, director at Whisky Auctioneer, said: “The Bouquet series enjoys a legendary status and reputation within the world of whisky. And rightly so. Not only is the liquid itself exceptional but the artwork on the bottle is exquisite. Naturally we are expecting to see a huge amount of interest in this rare treasure from whisky collectors across the world.”

The auction is the latest in a growing line of rare treasures to be sold by Perthshire firm Whisky Auctioneer which specialises in auctioning fine, old, rare and collectable whisky. Over the past two years, the auctioneer has sold a rare 30 year old bottle of second edition Black Bowmore single malt whisky for a world record £11,900, a rare collection of Corti Brothers whiskies for £52,865, and the world’s largest known collection of rare and collectable Karuizawa whisky from Japan for £770,000.

The auction goes live on 22 June and will close on 2 July.

For more information on the auction or to register to participate please visit www.whiskyauctioneer.com

About Whisky Auctioneer

Whisky Auctioneer specialises in auctioning whisky, whether it be fine, old, rare, collectable or affordable. Formed in 2013 and based in Perth, central Scotland, Whisky Auctioneer aims to be the most comprehensive website available for the buying and selling of whisky.

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

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Booker’s “Kathleen’s Batch” Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (750ml) $49.99 View

Auchentoshan Three Wood Single Malt Whisky (750ml)  $56.99 View

Suntory Hakushu 12 Year Old Japanese Peated Single Malt Whisky (limit 12) (750ml) $99.99 View

 

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