Scotch Whisky

Wemyss Smooth Gentleman 8 Year Old Scotch Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B With The Smooth Gentleman, Wemyss Malts steers its vatted malt line away from the lighter side of Islay malt whiskey and spicy concoctions, and towards mellow Highland malts matured in first-fill bourbon casks. Like everything else Wemyss Malts does, The Smooth Gentleman 8 Year Old is blended and bottled, but not actually made by the ...

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Wemyss Malts Rolls Out New Single Cask Line

(From Wemyss Malts Press Release) Edinburgh based boutique spirits company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of their latest single cask single malt whiskies. Each cask is a celebration of the unique and contrasting appeals of the different Scotch whisky regions. Wemyss whiskies are each identified by their natural taste and aroma and this latest range comprises: “Sugared ...

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The Macallan Defends No-Aging Statement Shift

By Kurt Maitland and Richard Thomas When The Macallan launched their new 1824 Series of single malt scotch, they set off a ruckus in the spirits industry by saying they felt the use of aging statements has made the industry “lazy.” Some whiskey fans, pundits, and spirits industry personalities were quick to pounce on the claim, alleging that The Macallan’s ...

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