May 6th 2022 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 06.05.2022

We are deep in preparation for London Whisky Weekender next weekend, we can’t wait to be back at The Oval!

But as ever we can count on Connas to stay calm and deliver this week’s Whisky News!

Leaving the ‘Burn!

After nearly 22 years, Speyburn Distillery Manager Bobby Anderson has announced retiral from the Rothes-based distillery. Good luck Sir!

Bunna’ Feis Bottles Alert!

Bunnahabhain have announced their Feis Bottlings! The three limited expressions include Abhainn Araig, a non-age statement marriage of Bunnahabhain spirit, 2004 Moine Tokaji and 1998 French Calvados cask finish. Looking forward to these!

Legacy Ends!

Glengoyne have completed their Legacy Series with a third whisky that celebrates Sir Arthur John Tedder. Cool…

Laga and Caol Ila Feis Alert!

To celebrate the return of the 2022 Islay Festival of Music and Malt, Fèis Ìle, iconic Islay distilleries Lagavulin and Caol Ila announce the launch of the festival exclusive Single Malt Scotch whiskies. Lagavulin Fèis Ìle 2022 12-Year-Old and Caol Ila Fèis Ìle 2022 15-Year-Old. Very excited now!

Port Charlotte Cask Exploration

The new Port Charlotte SC:01 2012 has been launched and it sounds awesome!

Cairn Roof Garden!

The Cairn Distillery have revealed the installation of a new green roof – one of the largest green roofs ever installed in Cairngorm National Park. Impressive!

Jack Bonded!

Jack Daniel’s has revealed two bottled-in-bond whiskeys as its first super-premium line extensions in 25 years.

Middleton 47!

Irish Distillers have unveiled the third expression in its Midleton Very Rare Silent Distillery collection ­­– a 47-year-old. WOW!

Oldest Scotia Ever!

Campbeltown-based distillery Glen Scotia has released a 46-year-old single malt as its oldest whisky to date. Errrr, WOW!

Auction Stuff

The world’s largest Scotch whisky bottle, containing 311 litres of a 32-year-old Macallan single malt, will go under the hammer at the end of May.

And Finally…

What is Whitney Houstons favourite type of coordination?


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