Aug 5th 2022 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 05.08.2022

It’s news time, folks! Connas has managed to peal himself away from the Lawn Bowls at the Commonwealth Games for long enough to bring you all of this week’s happenings in the Whisky Industry. Happy days!


Talisker Renovated!


Talisker, have opened the doors to their newly renovated visitor experience as part of Diageo’s £185 million investment in Scotch tourism. Boasting a new interactive experience and revamped distillery tours. Nice!


Islay Boys Agogo!


Independent bottler “The Islay Boys” have been granted planning permission to build the island of Islay’s 12th whisky distillery at Glenegedale in Laggan Bay. Exciting times!


Mortlach at Midnight!


Diageo have announced the launch of a new 30-year-old Mortlach Midnight Malt, said to be one of their richest expressions to date. Most engaging…


Double Glendronach!

Brown-Forman are investing more than £30 million to double production at GlenDronach. Wow!


American Malt Explaining Itself!


The US government’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau have published their proposed standards for American single malt.


Yorkshire Day!


Spirit of Yorkshire annual “Yorkshire Day” bottling of Filey Bay is here!


New Bowmore!


Bowmore have unveiled their second edition of their limited-edition Design by Aston Martin collection, following the success of its 2021 launch. Cool…


Tullibardine Fifth!


Tullibardine Distillery have announced the launch of its fifth Distillery Editions bottling.


Whiskey and Ginger?


The Whisky Exchange have introduced a sweet and spicy Teeling single malt that has been finished in ex-ginger beer casks from Umbrella London. This sounds interesting…


Bushmills Causeway


Bushmills are rolling out the third series of expressions from their 'Causeway Collection'. The concept, which debuted in late 2020 before returning in September last year, comprises single malt whiskies from Bushmills distillery in Northern Ireland.


And Finally…


Don’t forget, remember!


And be here next week for more whisky news!


Connas

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