Scotch Whisky

Seven New Scotch Whiskies For Springtime

Last Drop Lochside Single Grain 1972

By Richard Thomas For Spring 2017, Scotland is delivering a little something for everyone. The seven whiskies that follow include not just offerings for Sherry devotees and Peat lovers, but also whiskies rare and old; using peculiar woods; and made with an eye on Bourbon drinkers. Ardbeg Kelpie ($140) The latest from the fan favorite Islay distillery, Ardbeg Kelpie is ...

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New Batch of Isle Of Arran Amarone Coming Out

Six months after the last batch sold out, Isle of Arran Distillery has announced the highly anticipated release of the latest edition of the Amarone Cask Finish Single Malt. Previous bottlings have been received to high acclaim with the most recent batch selling out in just three months. The first edition, released in 2010, scored 96 points out of 100 ...

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Glenmorangie Releases Their Oldest Single Malt Ever, Pairs It With Music

Glenmorangie has announced a new limited edition release, Glenmorangie Pride 1974, the third and most prestigious expression in the distillery’s Pride series, which celebrates rare and treasured creations. Designed for connoisseurs, only 503 crystal decanters of the $9,050, 41 year old single malt were made, some of them arriving in the U.S. in April 2017. This exquisite single malt whisky ...

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The World’s Eight Most Underrated Whiskies

Teeling Single Grain Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Some may be surprised to learn that although whisky-making has been spreading around the globe in recent years, the industry had already long extended beyond the “Big Five” nations of Scotland, the United States, Ireland, Canada and Japan. Even if you discount the ersatz Indian whisky industry on technical grounds, the French and Germans have had whisky ...

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Label 5 Extra Rare 18 Year Old Scotch Review

Label 5 18 Year Old

By Emma Briones Rating: C+ In 2013, Label 5—one of the 10 best-selling Scotch brands—launched a new expression for the super-premium price segment, Label 5 Extra Rare 18 Year Old. This is the second Label 5 expression with an age statement, and it is said to be a response to consumers’ “thirst for premium spirits.” Wit upscale packaging and a ...

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