Scotch Whisky

Kilchoman Sanaig Scotch Review

Kilchoman Sanaig

By Father John Rayls Rating: B Kilchoman Sanaig is named after a rocky inlet northwest of the Islay distillery. According to the distillery manager, John MacLellan, “Sanaig is a bold marriage of sherry and bourbon cask maturation. It is both a continuation of the classic Kilchoman style people know and love as well as a development fans of Kilchoman have ...

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Whisky By The Bag Comes To The UK

Whisky-Me

By Richard Thomas A novel item to appear in the whisky news is Whisky-Me, a British subscription service that delivers a different sample in the mail every month. For roughly $10 a month, you get a shot’s worth (roughly 1.5 oz) of a middling single malt delivered to your door. Plenty of services exist in the UK and the US ...

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Compass Box No Name Scotch Review

Compass Box No Name Whisky

By Emma Briones Rating: A Launched alongside another new blend, Compass Box Phenomenology, Compass Box No Name is the peatiest whisky from the independent Scotch blender to date. Both are designed to challenge a drinker’s “thinking about how a whisky is experienced and understood,” by focusing on the sensory experiences that both whiskies bring to the table. But why launch ...

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Scotland’s First Crowdfunded Distillery Opens

GlenWyvis Distillery checked off a few “first” boxes when it opened its doors last week. By going operational, it became the first distillery in its particular part of the Highlands in nine decades. It’s also classed as Scotland’s first 100% green distillery. Finally, it is the first distillery in Scotland that was (for practical purposes) entirely crowdfunded. The £3.8m ($5.1m) ...

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