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ICONIC SCOTCH DISTILLERIES THE GLENLIVET, ABERLOUR AND SCAPA RELEASE RARE AGED COLLECTIONS IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS – Scotch Whisky News

ICONIC SCOTCH DISTILLERIES THE GLENLIVET, ABERLOUR AND SCAPA RELEASE RARE AGED COLLECTIONS IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

This winter, Scotch whisky drinkers will have the chance to get their hands on three exceptionally rare limited-edition collections from the Chivas Brothers single malt portfolio; The Glenlivet Cellar CollectionThe Aberlour Cellar Collection and The Scapa Single Cask Vintage Editions 

The distillery exclusivefeature some of the oldest whiskies released from these iconic distilleries and for the first time ever, the sought-after single malts will be available for UK-based customers to order from the comfort of their own homes. With just over 600 bottles available across the three distilleries, these expressions are incredibly rare, and once they’re gone, they’re gone forever.

The age and rarity of the expressions, together with the extremely limited number of each bottle available, make these collections the perfect gift or collector’s item. Historically such collections have been seldom released and have only been available to purchase directly from the distilleries in Speyside and Orkney, Scotland, making this a golden opportunity for Scotch fans to savour a piece of whisky history at home.

Miriam Eceolaza, Marketing Director for Malts at Chivas Brothers commented 

“It has been an incredibly challenging year and we recognise it hasn’t been easy for Scotch enthusiasts to travel to our distilleries in Speyside and Orkney. We’re so pleased that we’re now able to give Scotch whisky fans the opportunity to order some of the most exceptionally rare aged malts from our portfolio straight to their door. 

These collections are some of the oldest that have ever been bottled and released by The Glenlivet, Scapa and AberlourThe exclusivity of these expressions is unlike anything we have ever released before, and we hope our fans relish the opportunity to taste real history with these delicious collections.”   

The Glenlivet Cellar Collection  

The Glenlivet Cellar Collection includes some of the oldest and most limited expressions of the iconic original Speyside single maltwith the youngest bottle aged for a minimum of 30 years 

The full Collection comprises a 30 year old, a 33 year old, a 38 year old and a 40 year old that bring to life the full knowledge and expertise of the Speyside distillery’s past. Bottled at cask strength and non-chill filtered, with a limited amount of each expression available, the launch gives fans of The Glenlivet a chance to add a piece of heritage from this original Speyside single malt to their collection.  

The longer maturation of these unique expressions gives an additional layer of depth and complexity to the whisky’s character and flavour, whilst maintaining the signature style of The Glenlivet: smooth, balanced and fruity  

The Aberlour Cellar Collection  

The Aberlour Cellar Collection is first for the distillery and honours the craft of this renowned single malt, by offering a very limited number of expressions that are amongst the oldest released by Aberlour – a 39 year old and 44 year old. 

Aberlour is known for balancing its meticulous makers craft with the natural maturation process, something that will come to the forefront in this collection as the Aberlour 44 year old is the oldest release to be bottled by Aberlour, and with just 42 bottles available, it is incredibly exclusive.  

The Scapa Single Cask Vintage Editions  

The Scapa Single Cask Vintage Editions are the most exceptionally rare single malts released by the distillery, consisting of a 29 year old, 41 year old and 42 year old – with a run of just 102 bottles available across all ages.  

The first new bottlings from Scapa in over four yearsthe whiskies were all distilled and filled into single casks between 1977 and 1990, and have aged in the finest American Oak barrels, with the 1977 being the oldest release to come from Scapa ever – with only 12 bottles available.

Whisky Intel is playing catch up, this appears as a matter of record.

JOSHUA VIDES REIMAGINES BALLANTINE’S ICONIC BOTTLE AND BACK STORY FOR STRIKING MONOCHROMATIC LIMITED-EDITION – Scotch Whisky News

JOSHUA VIDES REIMAGINES BALLANTINE’S ICONIC BOTTLE AND BACK STORY FOR STRIKING MONOCHROMATIC LIMITED-EDITION

Joshua Vides reinterprets the world of Scotch whisky to redesign Ballantine’s iconic bottle, a series of pop-up bars and a limited-edition briefcase in a nod to the brand’s prohibition era past.

Ballantine’s Scotch whisky has teamed up with renowned artist Joshua Vides, who brings his signature black and white touch to its new limited-edition.

Staying true to his style of reinterpreting everyday objects to make them unique, Vides has been invited by Ballantine’s to reinterpret its iconic Finest bottle and gift tin, as well as elements of the brand’s rich legacy and pioneering spirit.

The California-based creative is known across the globe for his comic book style transformation of objects and spaces with hand-drawn illustrations and bold linework. His work and style embody Ballantine’s ethos of doing things your own way; taking an original approach to design with everything he does, without compromising his artistic integrity.

Just as Ballantine’s looks to break the conventional codes of whisky and challenge people’s perceptions of Scotch, Joshua does the same through his perspective-altering visuals. To overcome prohibition laws in 1920, Ballantine’s launched its rectangular bottle to be concealed in briefcases.  Inspired by the story 100 years later, Vides has not only reworked the iconic bottle, he has also designed a one-of-a-kind briefcase which will be dropping soon worldwide.

Installations are a staple of Joshua Vides’ artistry, so to further celebrate the launch, he will be reinterpret the place where Ballantine’s is best enjoyed – the bar – by creating a series of striking black and white spaces, that will be popping up in cities from Poland to China at the start of next year, with programmes of exclusive events and workshops.

Joshua Vides said of the collaboration:

“I’m more than excited to be working with Ballantine’s on my first official bottle. From the jump the energy has been high and we’ve been able to organically create elements in this project from start to finish. I believe we share a similar drive and determination to create on our own terms. Do it yourself mentality till the wheels fall off.“

Ballantine’s Marketing Director, Mathieu Deslandes, added:

“Ballantine’s has such a rich heritage that we’ve been able to explore and elevate through our collaboration with Joshua. Our approach is very similar which has made the whole project as exciting as it had been collaborative. We are all about championing those who do things their own way as we do with Scotch – and Joshua does the same with his artwork. The limited editions are our most disruptive to date and we look forward to turning shelves black and white across the world.”

Designed in Joshua Vides’ signature style, the Ballantine’s x Joshua Vides limited-edition bottles will be available from 24th November on Amazon in the most disruptive change to the Finest bottle since its launch in 1827.

 

Keep an eye on Ballantine’s and Joshua’s channels for more information on how you can get your hands on the one-of-a-kind briefcase.

For more on the Ballantine’s x Joshua Vides collaboration visit ballantines.com

FIRST EVER COMPASS BOX AUCTION CELEBRATES THE 21ST CENTURY REINVENTION OF THE BLEND – Scotch Whisky News

FIRST EVER COMPASS BOX AUCTION CELEBRATES THE 21ST CENTURY REINVENTION OF THE BLEND

When it comes to the art of whisky making, it is often creativity and the courage to experiment that results in the creation of something exceptional.

Now, a collection of bottles produced by one of the world’s most innovative whisky makers, Compass Box, is going under the hammer in an exclusive online auction hosted by Whisky Auctioneer. From today (Thursday 14th January) until 18th January, over 130 expressions including 70 limited editions produced by the disruptive blender will feature in the sale, including the company’s inaugural release, Hedonism, which  launched in 2000.

Collated by one devoted and anonymous whisky enthusiast, known only as Pat, this Compass Box collection was part of Pat’s extraordinary library of over 9,000 bottles. Fuelled by a passion to learn, sip, share and savour whiskies from around the world, his genuine interest took him beyond tradition to discover boutique expressions bursting with quality and character.

In what marks the first dedicated Compass Box auction in the brand’s history, and the largest offering of its expressions to go on the secondary market from a single owner, Pat now hopes to spark the same interest in budding collectors.

The auction will also offer collectors and whisky fans a number of exclusive U.S only bottlings, including the ultra-desirable collaboration with Bern’s Steak House in Tampa, Florida.  The collaboration gave rise to Bern’s Blended Grain, a 41 Year Old made up of five unique casks from Strathclyde and Girvan. Of the 618 bottles produced, only 120 were available in retail.

Other sought after and limited expressions to feature include Mariage, Optimism, Lady Luck, The General and the 10th Anniversary Hedonism bottling celebrating the company’s ten year milestone; this was an extremely rare bottling of 38 year old Invergordon single grain whisky distilled in 1971, of which there are just 120 bottles in existence.

James Saxon, Whiskymaker at Compass Box:

“In a collection whose stated aim is amassing whiskies that offer both rarity and serious drinking pleasure, it is wonderful to see so many Compass Box releases represented amongst these 9,000 bottles. We started Compass Box to share the joys of Scotch whisky with more people, an ethos that clearly resonates with this collector.

“To see so many of our past projects and releases represented – and in their own auction – is a first for us. If successful bidders would like to learn more about the stories and processes behind their new whiskies, they have only to reach out to us.”

Joe Wilson, Head of Auction Content at Whisky Auctioneer, said:

“This is the first time that a dedicated collection of Compass Box has become available at auction, so we’re very excited to offer our whisky fans such a varied selection of whiskies that can really add something novel to their collections.

“Blends have been soaring in popularity as more and more whisky fans look beyond the boundaries of what is traditionally perceived as quality, and we are delighted to spotlight the flag-bearers for the 21st century revival of the category.”

Over the past 12 months Whisky Auctioneer has recorded an increase in page views by over 25% for Compass Box, and the value of its whiskies has risen significantly, with their inaugural release increasing by over 850% in value since 2015.

Boundary breakers and masters of innovation, Compass Box was founded in 2000 by John Glaser, a former marketing director for the Johnnie Walker brand, who fell in love with Scotch whisky and the idea of blending whisky as a creative art. Its core range consists of The Spice Tree, The Peat Monster, Oak Cross, Asyla and Hedonism blends and aims to reinvent the Scotch whisky category with its exceptional quality and limited releases.

Whisky Auctioneer’s auctions are world leading and record breaking. Unmatched in auction volume, variety of bottles offered, prices achieved, global reach, service standards upheld and broadness of knowledge and expertise, the company is truly a global authority.

To find out more and to register to take part in upcoming auctions please visit www.whiskyauctioneer.com

Notes: 

About Whisky Auctioneer 

Whisky Auctioneer is the global market leader and trusted authority on the buying and selling of whisky and spirits at auction.

Founded in 2013 and located in Perth, Whisky Auctioneer utilises its expertise and knowledge combined with its auction platform, to increase interest and passion in the whisky and spirits community.

Whisky Auctioneer endeavours to make the market more accessible for buyers and sellers of any background and geography. Its monthly global auctions feature the most comprehensive selection of old, rare and collectible whiskies and spirits available online. Whisky Auctioneer is passionate about connecting these bottles with those who share in their passion and actively support their customers in their aims, whether that be consuming, collecting or investing.

About Compass Box 

Compass Box is a blending company founded in 2000 by John Glaser, a former marketing director for the Johnnie Walker brand. Their core range consists of The Spice Tree, The Peat Monster, Oak Cross, Asyla and Hedonism blends, and they regularly produce limited editions as well. The company prides itself on its boundary-pushing approach to its creations, and on occasion, boundary-crossing creations, such as the original Spice Tree in 2005 which was banned for its use of suspended staves in casks.

They have gained worldwide attention, including from the single-malt oriented collectors impressed by the whisky makers skill in marrying whiskies together to create something greater than the sum of its parts.    

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An Exclusive Caol Ila 10 Year Old at Strikingly Low Price – K&L California Scotch Whisky News

A Most Memorable Islay Malt at a Ridiculous Price
2010 Islay Strait (Caol Ila) 10 Year Old “Sovereign” K&L Exclusive Single Sherry Butt Finish Cask Strength Blended Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) ($69.99)
“… this is one of the biggest scores we’ve had in a while.”
— David Othenin-Girard, K&L SoCal Spirits Buyer

NOTE: Our walk-in retail locations are currently closed. We have curbside pickup and low cost (often free) delivery options available in ZIP codes where we can ship lawfully, including anywhere in California. We can also include any new or existing will call orders in your delivery batch. Choose local delivery at checkout to learn if you qualify.

One of the truly great distilleries of Islay is Caol Ila. The string of casks from them that we’ve presented over the years has served to burnish their impeccable reputation, making them strong favorites among our customers. You can add to this long line of incredible casks the 2010 Islay Strait (Caol Ila) 10 Year Old “Sovereign.” A “teaspooned” rendition, it is one of the most unique offerings we’ve had the pleasure to taste. Because a touch of Bunnahabhain has been added to this cask, we are able to offer it for a meager price, making it one of the sharper Scotch buys on our shelves. Smokey and with Caol Ila’s trademark fruitiness, this malt takes wonderfully to its sherry cask influence. A hauntingly seductive dram, it shows a delightful interplay of sweet and savory tones. 10-year-olds from Caol Ila are often priced well above the $100 mark, so finding this one for $70 is quite remarkable. Any fan of Caol Ila will want to experience this one-of-a-kind expression. As with all of our cask exclusives, there’s never enough to go around, so make sure to act quickly to add this beauty to your collection.

2010 Islay Strait (Caol Ila) 10 Year Old “Sovereign” K&L Exclusive Single Sherry Butt Finish Cask Strength Blended Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) ($69.99)

Anyone who has taken the ferry to the Isle of Islay from Kennacraig to Port Askaig has seen this special distillery from a unique vantage point. As you motor up the Islay Strait to the port the ferry begins a big sweeping turn into the harbor and you get a spectacular view off the starboard side of Caol Ila’s warehouses and massive distillery. It’s a special introduction to the spectacular beauty of Islay. If you were to skip the port and carry on up the strait you would find Bunnahabhain, and so it was a natural choice for the teaspoon of liquid gold we needed to add to the cask and bring the price of this 10-year-old down far below the $100 mark. Caol Ila’s natural fruity and smoky profile meshes wonderfully with a sherry butt finish that adds an impressive dark color and nutty flavor to a perennial favorite.

David Othenin-Girard | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: January 05, 2021

The simple fact that we can get and sell Caol Ila over 10 years old for less than $70 as a cask strength single barrel makes us take notice. Islay’s unsung giant, the Caol Ila distillery looks out of the Straits of Islay, offering one of the most impeccable views from any still house in the world. Finished for some time in a nice sherry butt, likely one reused from another bottling rather than one of those seasoned ones, this Caol Ila is the perfect contrast to the linear, saline-driven version we bottled with Old Particular this year. Several of my customers have mentioned that it reminds them of peated sherried Bunnahabhain and I have to say I must agree. Indeed, there is some Bunnah in this little blend, but not enough to augment the character of this special barrel. The color is an inviting russet. The nose offers a great mixture of peat and sherry that doesn’t lean too heavily on either element. Bacon smoke, leather, ignited citrus oils, fresh innertube—very savory but not that hit of ocean or peat you might expect. On the palate—this is where it hits! Bit burning bunches of moss, chocolate orange truffle, black pepper, finally some saltiness as the finish grows. The spirit is quite fat and lengthy. With water, we lose some of the savory bacon notes on the nose, now more orange and spice. Big sweetness on the palate now and it remains extremely expressive and bold, with a tingly spicy finish. I love it both ways, but I’m going to lean toward straight.

Andrew Whiteley | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: January 11, 2021

This particular bottling is perhaps one of the starkest examples of why we teaspooned so many casks this year. Ten-year-old cask strength Caol Ila (without the sherry finish) should cost at least 90 or 100 bucks. Add in a healthy sherry influence and you’re likely talking $120-$150 through normal channels with today’s tariffs. Our close partnerships and a teaspoon of Bunna have tanked the price of this dram to $70/btl. Irrespective of price, the whisky itself is perfect. It’s got tons of salt and smoke on the nose stirred together with the attendant scents of a fresh baked mixed berry pie. The palate is big and rich for a 10-year-old thanks to the fine sherry finish. Orange marmalade and toast with salted butter showcase classic Caol Ila character. A bit of burnt bacon fat jibes with cut apples and just a bit of the fine, humid woody smell of a dunnage warehouse. It’s a complex 10-year-old from one of the most important distilleries in Scotland, all at a truly unbeatable price point. The only thing that’s not to love is there is only one cask of it.

Lost Distillery Caledonian at The Whisky Barrel – Scotch Whisky News

Caledonian 39 Year Old 1980

Closed in 1988 and demolished, this is a rare release from this lost Lowland, Edinburgh Distillery. Only 111 hand-blown decanters bottled August 2020. Matured in a single cask Refill American hogshead #92569, bottled 54.4%. Caledonian 39 Year Old 1980 vintage Lowland single grain Scotch whisky. Single cask Refill American hogshead #92569. Distilled 3rd August 1990 & bottled 13th August 2020 by Gordon & MacPhail for the Private Collection series. Just 111 hand-blown crystal decanters have been produced.

Aroma Sweet pineapple and baked apple aromas are complemented by hints of beeswax polish. Soft cane sugar comes to the fore alongside white chocolate and vanilla pod.

Taste Soft black pepper and cocoa powder flavours lead to sweet, dried mango. Subtle notes of candied lime and mouth-warming ginger transform into fresh banana bread.

Finish Long lasting and vibrant with lingering fruit and soft pepper on the finish.

In its day the Caledonian Distillery was a huge business located at the west end of Princess Street in in the heart of the city of Edinburgh. Founded by Menzies, Bernard and Craig in 1855 complete with its own huge railway yard which sat next to the Edinburgh to Glasgow railway line. At the time of opening the Caledonian’s grain whisky was in demand for the newly developed whisky blending business and was used by Andrew Usher a pioneer of the technique. Closed in 1988 the site was cleared and redeveloped for housing and business use.

£1,100  / €1,223  / usd$1,239 / cad$1,900*

New Year = New Whiskies From Whiskies of the World – Irish Whiskey News

NEW YEAR = NEW DRAMS

Start 2021 with your new favorite whiskies straight from the Emerald Isle as part of our first-ever Irish Whiskey Experience. Early bird pricing at $75 available till January 28. Limited quantities available. Grab yours today before it’s too late!

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The Good Dram Show – Episode 395 ‘Belgium & Denmark’ – Danish Whisky News

Welcome to this weeks episode of the show, in which I’ll be looking at some European whiskies, including the Owl and Het Anker distilleries in Belgium and Stauning from Denmark.

https://youtu.be/ARahntz09bA

Special Guests for The Water of Life Film – Burns Night Celebration Announced – Water of Life News

Special Guests for The Water of Life Film – Burns Night Celebration Announced

Some of the greats of the whisky world join The Water of Life – A Whisky Film – Burns Night Celebration January 22 – 27, 2021 to support the launch of the Film 

LOS ANGELES – JANUARY 07 2021 – Producers Blacksmith + Jones today follow up on last month’s announcement of the launch event for The Water of Life – A Whisky Film with the announcement of the special guests who will be joining the Burns Night Celebration January 22nd – 27th, 2021. (https://www.wateroflifefilm.com/ )

The Burns Night Celebration is a 6-day long virtual online program which will include daily screenings of the film accompanied by an hour-long panel discussion and Q&A session featuring different stars from the film each day.  Additionally, a limited-edition one-off tasting kit (sold where licensing permits), specifically curated to accompany the film is available to take viewers on a taste journey while they watch the movie (where licensing laws permit).

The special guests joining the sessions include Jim McEwan (Master Distiller), Adam Hannett (Bruichladdich), Mark Reynier (Waterford Distillery), Rachel Barrie (Brown-Foreman), Stephen Rankin (Gordon & MacPhail), Liam Hughes (Glasgow Distillery), Charles Maclean (Author & Whisky Consultant), Blair Bowman (Author & Whisky Consultant), and Jenna Elie (Scotch Malt Whisky Society), with more being announced in the coming days.

“In the making of the film we had the pleasure of working with some of the legends of the whisky world. We’re thrilled to be able to give our audience the unique opportunity to not only see the film but to also get to experience first-hand what we did when making it: the opportunity to hear the stories, trials, and successes directly from the people who lived it” said Greg Swartz, Director.

For tickets, tasting kits and other offers please go to https://www.wateroflifefilm.com/

Click on Link to see the trailer https://youtu.be/7AlxfMCwlFk

Click here for bios of the stars of the film https://wateroflifefilm.com/cast/

About The Water of Life

The Water of Life is a feature documentary that focuses on the craftsmen, chemists, and renegades at the heart of the whisky revolution that turned the stagnant scotch whisky industry of the 1980s into the titan it is today.

Starting behind the locked gates of an abandoned distillery, Jim McEwan and Mark Reynier — “the most unlikely partnership in the history of whisky” — share their personal experiences of the risk-taking and wild experimentation they used to turn Bruichladdich into a creative and financial powerhouse.

The film also takes you on the journeys of visionaries like Gordon & MacPhail, Billy Walker, Rachel Barrie and David Stewart, whose mixture of talent, chemistry, hard work, grit, and a little sprinkle of magic paved the way for the next generation of innovators like Adam Hannett, Kelsey McKechnie, Liam Hughes, Iain Croucher, and Eddie Brook.

The Water of Life is a uniquely personal perspective on the evolution of whisky by those who lived it – the story of those who played a key part in rediscovering the crafting of the ancient spirit.

About Blacksmith + Jones

Blacksmith + Jones is a media production company that puts story first. Their primary focus has been in documentary style television and short form projects.  Principals Trevor Jones and Greg Swartz have decades of experience and have produced shows for NatGeo, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet. They have been partners for more than 10 years. The Water of Life is their first feature documentary.

Halewood Artisanal Spirits Appoints Dr Kirstie McCallum as New Master Blender – Whsiky News

Halewood Artisanal Spirits Appoints Dr Kirstie McCallum as New Master Blender

Halewood Artisanal Spirits has announced the appointment of Dr Kirstie McCallum as its new master blender, as the business looks to strengthen its fast growing whisky portfolio.

McCallum will be responsible for evolving and developing Halewood’s core whisky brands, which includes Crabbie whisky from Scotland, Irish whiskies, Gelston’s & The Pogues, Aber Falls Welsh whisky and Peaky Blinder English whisky from Halewood’s newest distillery in the West Midlands.  In addition, she will work with the group on new projects and expressions.

McCallum has over 20 years experience in the spirits industry, and joins Halewood Artisanal Spirits from Glen Turner, where she worked as head of whisky creation for the Glen Moray brand. Prior to this, she was the senior blender at Distell International, working across the Bunnahabhain, Deanston and Tobermory brands.

Lee Tayburn, Operations and Production Director at Halewood Artisanal Spirits comments; “As a business, we are dedicated to growing our portfolio of artisanal spirits, and of course whisky plays a very important part in this. Over the last five years we have invested heavily in distilleries across the UK and globally, and are constantly evolving to ensure that we provide our customers with premium, quality spirits with provenance. With her extensive experience and expertise, Kirstie will be integral to this, and we look forward to working closely together as we grow and develop our whisky credentials”.

Dr Kirstie McCallum comments; “From brands like Crabbie’s, with its rich whisky history dating back to the 1830s,  to new expressions from younger brands such as Peaky Blinder and The Pogues, Halewood Artisanal Spirits has a very diverse and exciting whisky portfolio. I’m really looking forward to working alongside the team to develop these brands, and using my industry experience to help create the best possible whisky offer”.

NOTES:

About Halewood Artisanal Spirits (www.halewood-int.com)

Halewood Artisanal Spirits is an award-winning UK-based craft distiller and the winner of the IWSC UK Gin Producer 2018 Award. Premium gin brands include Whitley Neill, J. J. Whitley, City of London Distillery, Marylebone Gin and Liverpool Gin.

Halewood has a strong portfolio of other high growth premium sprits, including Dead Man’s Fingers spiced rum, Rum Sixty Six, The Pogues Irish Whiskey, Gelston’s Irish Whiskey and Crabbie Whisky. 

In the 2020 IWSC Awards, Halewood’s artisanal spirits won 3 gold outstanding, 6 gold, 12 silver and 23 bronze medals. In the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition they were awarded four double golds, 9 golds, 15 silvers and 24 bronze Awards. The spirits also won 9 silver and 5 bronze Awards in the Global Spirits Masters and two gold, ten silver and six Bronze in the International Spirits Challenge, 2019.

The business operates 11 artisanal distilleries across the UK, Russia, Australia and South Africa including:  The Liverpool Gin Distillery, Crabbie Distillery in Edinburgh, Aber Falls Distillery in North Wales, Bankhall Distillery in Blackpool, The City of London and Marylebone Distilleries in London, The Bristol & Bath Rum Distillery, Ironbark in Sydney, Halewood in South Africa and JJ Whitley in Russia. The company also operates the Hawkshead Brewery in Cumbria.

Outside the UK, the business exports products to over 90 countries around the world and has significant operations in a number of international markets including North America, Canada, Russia, Australia and China. The business has a £400m+ turnover, and employs over 750 employees globally.

The business was founded by the late John Halewood in 1978 and it remains owned and controlled by the Halewood family.

Drinkaware is an independent UK-wide, alcohol education charity with the objective of positively changing public behaviour and the national drinking culture. It aims to reduce alcohol misuse and minimise harm by helping people make better choices about their drinking. It achieves this by providing impartial, evidence-based information, advice and practical resources; raising awareness of alcohol and its harms and by working collaboratively with partners (including the medical community, public health, third sector organisations, local authorities, police and the drinks industry).

Drinkaware has more than 100 funders, including UK alcohol producers, retailers in the on-trade and off-trade, and wholesalers.

Relaunch of Old Perth Whisky – Pre Order Open Now at Tyndrum Whisky – Scotch Whisky News

Available for Pre Order

Relaunch of Old Perth

The relaunched Old Perth is a range of Blended Malt Scotch Whisky – will restore tradition by blending in Perth and exclusively using sherry matured malt from a selection of Scotland’s finest distilleries, located in the Glenlivet region of Speyside.

OLD PERTH THE ORIGINAL £31.50

The relaunched Old Perth is a range of Blended Malt Scotch Whisky which will restore tradition by blending in Perth and exclusively using sherry matured malt from a selection of Scotland’s finest distilleries, located in the Glenlivet region of Speyside.

The Original has sophisticated sherry-sweet tones and subtle spice at the heart, giving way to warm dried fruits and honeyed cloves.

Non chill filtered, no added colour.

The Old Perth Original is setup to be a malt drinker’s everyday dram.

From Morrison Scotch Whisky Distillers.

OLD PERTH CASK STRENGTH £41.00

The Cask Strength in The relaunched Old Perth is a range of Blended Malt Scotch Whisky – will restore tradition by blending in Perth and exclusively using sherry matured malt from a selection of Scotland’s finest distilleries, located in the Glenlivet region of Speyside.

The Cask Strength has an earthy palate with ginger and cinnamon spice, this unadulterated whisky is bottled at cask strength to reveal a full bodied aroma.

Non chill filtered, no added colour.

The Old Perth range is setup to be a malt drinker’s everyday dram.

From Morrison Scotch Whisky Distillers.


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