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D&M California “Who’s Turning 21?” – Scotch Whisky News

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Glenrothes 1995 Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky Long rich palette, round and lovely. $94.99

Mortlach 19 Year Old Alexander Murray Bottling Single Malt Scotch Whisky All the things we love about Mortlach but with a little less bite. $134.99

Springbank 21 Year Old Lombard Jewels of Scotland Bottling Single Malt Scotch A truly lovely and mouth coating whisky $314.99

D&M, 2200 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115

Ohishi Single Brandy Cask Japanese Whisky at K&L California – Japanese Whisky News

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Ohishi Single Brandy Cask Japanese Whisky (750ml) $69.99 View

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

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Malt of the Month at Nickolls & Perks – Scotch Whisky News

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37 Lower High StreetStourbridge

West Midlands DY8 1TA UK

Kensington Wine Market Birthday Sale Celebrating 24 Years! – Whisky News

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Proudly Celebrating 24 Years! 

KWM is celebrating 24 years of award winning service with our 24th annual anniversary Birthday Bash! The sale begins Friday May 13 and ends Sunday May 15. You can shop online or better yet pay us a visit. All in store wines will be discounted 15% or more. Your favorite single malts and other whiskies will be discounted 10% and beer will be discounted 5%. Please join us and let’s celebrate.

We look forward to welcoming you!

The Whisky Shop “Personalise Your Whisky for the Perfect Gift” – Scotch Whisky News

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Personalise your whisky for the perfect gift!

Looking to make your gift personal? Then why not add your own bespoke message to a bottle using our brilliant engraving service?

You can also enjoy free delivery on all orders over £75 posted to a UK address. Next day delivery available!

View the full range here

Maker’s Mark Private Select ‘The Party Source’ Private Barrel – American Whiskey News

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Maker’s Mark Private Select TPS Private Barrel – We’ve been patiently waiting for 5-6 months for this bad barrel of bourbon to show up. With Maker’s DNA at the base, it’s a no-brainer for any Maker’s Mark lover; but with the additional 4 months of aging with our personally selected stave recipe, what’s in the bottle is Maker’s Mark on steroids. It’s bigger, bolder, richer, and more flavor packed than we could have imagined. This TPS selection is also on our Spirits Library. So stop by when it is open (typically 3pm-7pm, but call first) and ask J.O. for a taste.

www.thepartysource.com

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Malt and moo-sic: Speyside farmers launch bid to produce beef to rival world famous Kobe beef from Japan – Scotch Whisky News

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Malt and moo-sic: Speyside farmers launch bid to produce beef to rival world famous Kobe beef from Japan

Farmers help Scotch industry lead fight back after a Japanese whisky is named best in world

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Farmers on Speyside are being urged to lead a fight back for the Scotch whisky industry after a Japanese malt was named best in the world – by feeding their cattle a daily dram.

A nip of our national drink – coupled with a diet of high quality feed from distillery by-products – could produce meat so succulent and tender that it will rival Japan’s famous Kobe beef.

And it is thought that playing cattle upbeat traditional Scots music, in much the same way that Kobe herds enjoy classical sounds, will further enhance the quality of the beef.

Now there are calls from organisers of the world renowned Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival for local farmers to help further trial the theory.

Thousands of visitors from all over the globe visit the annual Festival, and organisers are concerned about the level of attention being focused on Japanese whisky.

Ann Miller, a director of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, says, “We do not believe there is anywhere on earth that produces better malt whisky than Speyside – and millions of whisky drinkers agree.

“We were genuinely shocked and dismayed when Yamazaki was named the best whisky in the world, but we are firm believers in the old adage of don’t get mad, get even.

“And that is exactly what we intend to do. All the signs indicate that introducing Speyside malt into a cow’s diet and using animal feed created from distillery by-products gives the meat a lovely, whisky-tinged flavour.”

The incredible discovery was made by Speyside farmers Ali Rolfop and Joe King, who have a herd of Aberdeen Angus cattle.

They were mucking out a byre one evening on their farm, Ure Gullybale, near the distillery town of Keith and poured a bottle of single malt Scotch into a water trough.

Ali explains, “I’m a big fan of two of Speyside’s most famous products – malt whisky and traditional music – and so I decided to share these with our cattle.

“The next day, we noticed their coats were shiny and their eyes were bright. We’ve since been sharing a bottle of malt with them and we even have some local fiddlers come down to perform. We tasted the beef from the herd for the first time a couple of weeks ago and it is sensational – there is definitely a hint of whisky in the meat.”

The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival takes place from April 28 to May 2 and is one of the biggest events of its kind anywhere in the world. It comprises almost 500 different events, from distillery tours to whisky tastings, from ceilidhs to comedy nights, and from whisky themed dinners to outdoor events.

Ann adds, “With all this focus on Japan, I suppose we are a little worried that the thousands of visitors who fly in from all corners of the globe to enjoy our Festival might be tempted to go there instead.

“But while Japan may have been able to produce some decent drams, it doesn’t have the history and heritage of Scotch whisky. We’ve been producing the best whisky in the world for generations – no beef about it – and while they have learned how to make whisky from us, we’re now learning from their farming techniques.”

Tickets for all events in the 2016 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival programme are available to buy now at http://www.spiritofspeyside.com/ The Festival is also active on social media – facebook.com/WhiskyFestival and @spirit_speyside on Twitter and on Instagram.

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One of the Aberdeen Angus herd cannot wait to get his daily dram from Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival director Ann Miller.

Fiddler Lorna Edward has been entertaining the cattle at Ure Gullybale, which have also been enjoying a daily dram. Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival director Ann Miller suggests other Speyside farmers try out the newly discovered farming techniques.

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Scotch Whisky Auctions 60th Auction Now Live – Auction Whisky News

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Hi folks. The 60th auction is now live!

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‘Snippet Sunday’ on Whisky Intelligence – Whisky Snippet News

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Today we’re publishing a series of snippets from the world of whisky…

The Re-awakening of the Wolf – Scotch Whisky News

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A new Whisky Barrel blog post on the brand new Wolfburn Single Malt Whisky they now have available, you may read the details here.

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