Tag Archives: Single Malt

Benromach Releases A New Wood Finish Whisky

The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has added to its Wood Finish portfolio with the Benromach Chateau Cissac Wood Finish 2009. This single malt whisky offers a unique flavour profile as a result of a final finishing period in hand-selected wine casks from the distinguished French wine region of Haut-Médoc near Bordeaux. The Benromach Chateau Cissac (ABV 45%) was finished in ...

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West Cork 12 Year Old Sherry Cask Finish Irish Whiskey Review

West Cork 12 Year Old Irish Single Malt

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: B+ West Cork Distillery was founded in 2003 by three lifelong friends; Denis McCarthy, Ger McCarthy and John O’Connell in Union Hall, West Cork, Ireland. Ger and Denis McCarthy had long histories as deep sea trawler men and O’Connell was a scientist focusing on research and development for the food and beverage industries. Inspired by ...

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Speyburn Bringing Out 15 Year Old Single Malt

Single Malt Scotch Whisky brand Speyburn has added a new limited release expression, ­ the eagerly anticipated 15 Years Old. Crafted in the stunning natural environment of Speyside ­ the 15 Years Old is created using fresh spring water from the Granty Burn, a stream flowing with soft and clear spring water and a major tributary of the River Spey. ...

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The Changed Rules Of World Single Malts

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How The Rise Of American And World Malts Have Changed The Fundamentals By Richard Thomas Until the advent of the World Whisk(e)y Boom, malt whisky has been a pretty stable category. The overwhelming majority of malts were made either in Scotland or in countries pursuing their own variants of the Scottish model (most notably Japan), a fact best signified by ...

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New Yamazaki Mizunara Cask Single Malt Coming

One of the features setting Japanese whisky apart is the use of Mizunara, the Japanese oak. The wood from this rare and demanding tree inspired Suntory to take a momentous step forward in whisky-making, both in perfecting new cask-making techniques and in creating flavors never before tasted in whisky. Suntory’s blenders have brought the essence of the noble Mizunara into ...

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