Nov 4th 2022 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 04.11.22

With two Whisky Festivals and not to mention the Festive Period just around the corner, we’re all systems go here at TWL HQ. But as ever our Gateshead correspondent has his finger on the pulse of the ever-evolving whisky industry and is here to tell you everything you need to know in one foul swoop! Some boy….

Benriach is Back!

Benriach have announced that they are bringing their 16-year-old back to its whisky range. And in my house, there is much rejoicing!

Sherry Scotia!

Glen Scotia have partnered with London’s first dedicated Sherry bar to launch a new 12-year-old whisky. And it’d finished in Amontillado. Consider me intrigued!

Batch Strength Glendronach!

Glendronach have announced the release of the eleventh batch of The Glendronach Cask Strength Editions. The distillery's latest bottling, from master blender Dr Rachel Barrie, has been aged in Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks.

TamTWO of Distinction!

Tamdhu have unveiled the second bottling in their Quercus Alba Distinction series, celebrating the influence of American oak sherry cask maturation. Cool…

Bruichladdich Black Art 10!

Bruichladdich have launched Black Art Edition 10, the tenth annual release in the elusive, limited-edition series. This will fly out!

‘morangie Campaigning!

Photographer Miles Aldridge has again partnered with Glenmorangie to shoot the second instalment in the whisky brand’s ‘It’s kind of delicious and wonderful’ campaign. Nice…

New Kavalan Solist!

Kavalan's latest “secret” château wine cask has been exclusively-released in Taiwan's Kavalan stores and the Kavalan Distillery gift shop.

Lady of the Glen Bring the Rain!

Our buddies at Lady Of the Glen have bottled a HUGE outturn! Including *deep breath*… Tormore 2011, Tamnavulin 2009, Craigellachie 2009, St Bridget's Kirk #3, Strathmill 2011, Longmorn 2011, Bunnahabhain 2010…. And much more! Go take a look!

Warerford Cuvee!

A new limited edition Waterford “Micro Cuvée: Feuille Morte” is here, and it sounds distinctly autumnal…

Balcones Bought!

Texas-based Balcones Distilling has been purchased by Diageo for an undisclosed sum. Interesting…

‘turret for ‘eagles!

Glenturret and Gleneagles have announced the second exclusive single malt that will be produced in a partnership between the distillery and the hotel. It’s called “The Glenturret 11 Years Old Gleneagles Limited Release 2022.”

And Finally…

I’m off to Belgium for some cultural hydration this weekend, Loungers! See you back here in seven for more whisky news!



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