Sep 2nd 2022 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 02.08.22

Its Friday, and what better way to spend the ensuing weekend than enjoying the fruits of Connas’ web searches!?As he brings you this week’s whisky news!

Fettercairn back to the Warehouse

Fettercairn Distillery have unveiled the third release in their Warehouse 2 Collection.

Brave New Dalmore!

A 1991 Dalmore bottled buy Brave New Spirits will go under the hammer next month in support of a new organisation dedicated to retired service animals. Nice…

All go at Talisker!

Not only have Talisker announced a new bottling “Surge” for duty free. Their Brand Ambassador Ross Edgley will undertake a world-record-breaking swim to raise awareness for Talisker’s latest project with partners in ocean conservation Parley for the Oceans, to protect Scottish waters. Wow!

Tamdhu his 125!

Tamdhu have released a limited-edition Single Cask whisky to mark the brand's 125th anniversary. Selected by Distillery Manager Sandy McIntyre, in conjunction with Tamdhu's 'Dedication Society', there were 640 bottles in the first fill European Oak Sherry Butt. Nice…

Fifth Ghost from Johnnie!

Johnnie Walker have announced the fifth release of Walker Blue Label Ghost and Rare series of limited editions. Exploring the character of whiskies from the Glasgow “ghost” distillery of Port Dundas. Interesting….

Edrington go Green

Edrington, have joined the Carbon Disclosure Project, a recognised gold standard of environmental reporting which supports businesses, cities, regions, and countries to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Impressive!

HP, Smokier and Stronger!

Highland Park have added a third bottling to its Cask Strength series – the smokiest single malt in the range to date!

Boldly go… To Speyside!

Glenlivet are celebrating the return of their barley seeds from space with a new distillery sign ‘renaming’ the Speyside whiskey region at ‘space side. Very good…

Double Buffalo!

Buffalo Trace will double its whiskey production after adding a second still house to its site. Very cool…

Glenmorangie Vintage!

A new 23-year-old is joining the Glenmorangie portfolio: Glenmorangie Grand Vintage Malt 1998. This will fly!

Glenturret 50!

Glenturret have launched a 50-year-old whisky, for the first time ever. The highly limited expression will be offered at Sotheby’s as part of their ‘Whisky in Lalique’ auction. Happy Days!

And Finally…

I think Glenlivet have beaten me to the “Pun of the Week” post this time around folks. Hats off to them!

See you next week!



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