Tag Archives: Scotch

Brown-Forman Names Rachel Barrie Whisky-Maker For BenRiach Group

Brown-Forman announces today the appointment of Rachel Barrie as whisky maker for its Scotch whisky portfolio which includes the BenRiach, The GlenDronach and Glenglassaugh distilleries, effective March 1, 2017. She will succeed Billy Walker who helped grow The BenRiach Distillery Company into one which is recognized throughout the industry for innovative and exceptional quality single malt Scotch whiskies. Walker will ...

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Single Malt Scotch Exports Cross £1bn Mark

By Richard Thomas According to a report by the BBC, exports of single malt Scotch whisky crossed the £1 billion mark for the first time in 2016, rising from £914m in 2015 to £1.02bn. Although single malts are the central focus for serious Scotch enthusiasts, it’s the big blends that account for most of both the volume and value of ...

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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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