Scotch Whisky

The Seven Best Scotch Whiskies For Under $75

The Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask

By Richard Thomas Scotch whisky is known for being at least a little more expensive than American, Canadian or even Irish whiskeys, but that doesn’t mean you can’t buy some outstanding quality at a fairly reasonable price. Premium whiskies are, almost by definition, pricey, but the Scotch whiskies listed here aren’t painfully expensive and offer serious quality for the asking ...

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Arran Starts Construction On New Distillery

Work has officially started to build the new Isle of Arran Distillery on the south of the island at Lagg. A ground breaking ceremony marked the start of ground works with the construction of 3 vital warehouses. Situated overlooking the cliffs at Lagg, on the south coast of the island, the new site sits alongside fields of barley that are ...

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Noted Whisky Consultant Dr. Jim Swan Dies, Age 75

By Richard Thomas Dr. Jim Swan, the noted whisky expert who was best known for his handiwork in advising several new whisky distilleries around the glove, passed away suddenly yesterday in his home in Edinburgh. He was 75. Swan, who held a PhD in Chemistry and Biological Studies from Heriot-Watt University, began his career with a ten year stint as chief ...

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Wemyss Puts Out Late Winter Batch Of Single Cask Whiskies

Independent bottler Wemyss Malts have started 2017 by releasing a selection of new single cask whiskies ranging from 14 to 28 years old. Nosed, tasted and selected by the celebrated whisky writer Charlie Maclean, each bottling has a descriptive name illustrating the whisky’s character and have been bottled non-chill-filtered and in their naturally color. The full single cask list of ...

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