Scotch Whisky

The Lost Distillery Company Auchnagie Scotch Review

The Lost Distillery Company Auchnagie Vatted Malt

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ The Lost Distillery Company has discovered a unique connection between lovers of history, lovers of scholarship and lovers of good scotch. In this installment of their line of vatted malt recreations of lost whiskies, they are exploring the historic Auchnagie Distillery, which was in operation for 100 years (1812-1911). It began as a simple ...

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Benromach Releases A New Wood Finish Whisky

The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has added to its Wood Finish portfolio with the Benromach Chateau Cissac Wood Finish 2009. This single malt whisky offers a unique flavour profile as a result of a final finishing period in hand-selected wine casks from the distinguished French wine region of Haut-Médoc near Bordeaux. The Benromach Chateau Cissac (ABV 45%) was finished in ...

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Wemyss Malts Vanilla Burst Scotch Review

Wemyss Vanilla Burst Blended Malt

By Emma Briones Rating: C+ The family run, independent bottler, Wemyss Malts, has recently released a new range of blended Scotch malt whiskies. The new range has been produced with the family’s private collection of maturing whisky casks. The range is called “Wemyss Family Collection” and will provide new expressions every year, focusing on casks that show the perfect balance ...

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Speyburn Bringing Out 15 Year Old Single Malt

Single Malt Scotch Whisky brand Speyburn has added a new limited release expression, ­ the eagerly anticipated 15 Years Old. Crafted in the stunning natural environment of Speyside ­ the 15 Years Old is created using fresh spring water from the Granty Burn, a stream flowing with soft and clear spring water and a major tributary of the River Spey. ...

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The Changed Rules Of World Single Malts

Pearse Lyons Reserve

How The Rise Of American And World Malts Have Changed The Fundamentals By Richard Thomas Until the advent of the World Whisk(e)y Boom, malt whisky has been a pretty stable category. The overwhelming majority of malts were made either in Scotland or in countries pursuing their own variants of the Scottish model (most notably Japan), a fact best signified by ...

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