Tag Archives: Scotch

Scotland’s First Crowdfunded Distillery Opens

GlenWyvis Distillery checked off a few “first” boxes when it opened its doors last week. By going operational, it became the first distillery in its particular part of the Highlands in nine decades. It’s also classed as Scotland’s first 100% green distillery. Finally, it is the first distillery in Scotland that was (for practical purposes) entirely crowdfunded. The £3.8m ($5.1m) ...

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The Best Whiskeys To Stash In Your Desk Drawer

Jameson Black Barrel

By Richard Thomas The bottle of whiskey kept in a desk drawer and trotted out as occasion demands is not just something from episodes of Mad Men. It is cultural fixture, observed in offices everywhere as much as it is depicted in books, film and television. Besides, few are allowed the privilege of maintaining an actual office bar these days, ...

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Bowmore Releases A 50 Year Old Single Malt

Bowmore, the oldest licensed distillery on Scotland’s isle of Islay, has announced the release of Bowmore 1966 50 Year Old, an ultra-aged single malt from a landmark year in Bowmore’s heritage. Only one cask of this remarkable spirit was set aside in 1966, the same year that Bowmore Single Malt Scotch was first officially bottled. Only 74 bottles of this ...

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Flaviar Launches Their Own In-House, Peaty Vatted Malt

Flaviar, a membership only spirits club​, has launched its first ever private label product inspired by its members. The inaugural Son of a Peat is a blended malt Scotch comprised of eight single malts from three regions in Scotland: Islay,​ ​Islands​ ​and​ ​Speyside​ ​with​ ​a​ ​flavor​ ​profile​ ​developed​ ​specifically​ ​for​ ​Flaviar’s​ ​community. Through member feedback and market insights, Flaviar co-founder ...

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