Scotch Whisky

Glenfarclas 105 Scotch Review

Glenfarclas 105 single malt

By Kurt Maitland Rating: B Glenfarclas is a Speyside whisky distillery located in Ballindalloch, Scotland, owned and run by the Grant family (not the same Grant family that owns fellow Speysiders, Balvenie and Glenfiddich). I tell you from personal experience that it is a jewel of a distillery and an exemplar independent operation. Glenfarclas malts are well-made (the winner of ...

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Spirit Of Speyside Tickets On Sale This Week

Tickets for the 2017 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival will go on sale this week – and organisers expect a scramble for a handful of exclusive tickets that will allow visitors to enter the doors of distilleries which have never before opened to the public. It is anticipated that tickets for tours of Speyburn, Knockdu and Balmenach distilleries – all ...

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Gordon & MacPhail Strathisla 2005 Scotch Review

Gordon & MacPhail Strathisla 2005

By Richard Thomas Rating: B This particular Gordon & MacPhail bottling is from their Distillery Labels series, taken from Strathisla stock. Strathisla is best known for being the oldest working distillery in Scotland, dating to 1786. That was decades before the legalization of whisky distillation in Scotland. The plant is now owned by Chivas, who refer to it as the ...

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The Macallan Releases Another Five-Figure Single Malt

The Macallan, the world’s ultimate luxury single malt Scotch whisky has unveiled the newest addition to The Macallan Fine & Rare collection; the 1991 Fine & Rare vintage. The Macallan Fine & Rare collection, created to identify the very best of The Macallan’s finest maturing stock, features some of the greatest vintage single malts ever released and the 1991 vintage ...

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Glenmorangie Releases A Malmsey Madeira Cask Finish Malt

The latest release in Glenmorangie Single Malt Whisky’s coveted Private Edition series is inspired by the gentle warmth of long, balmy days on the Madeira Islands. In its award-winning pursuit of innovation, the revered Scottish Highland Distillery introduces Glenmorangie Bacalta, the first Glenmorangie finished entirely in sun-baked Malmsey Madeira casks. Taking its name from Scots Gaelic for baked, Bacalta reflects ...

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