Apr 11th 2022 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 08.04.2020

Spring has sprung and the grass has riz! And we’re just back from an awesome show in Briz!

Huge “thank yous” to the good drammers of Bristol, all our lovely exhibitors and everyone who made the show happen. We can’t wait to see you all again!

Until that day, feel free to avail yourselves with this weeks Whisky News, as always curated by your very own, Connas…

New Tamdhu!

Tamdhu have announced the launch of their 18-Year-Old, exclusively using oloroso sherry-seasoned casks to mature their whisky. Cool…

Talisker 27!

Talisker has released a 27-year-old single malt, the brand’s second triple cask-matured expression to date.

BenRiach Quadruple!

Benriach Distillery are launching four exclusive expressions for global travel retail. A Quarter Cask, Smoky Quarter Cask, Triple Distilled Ten and the distiller’s oldest ever triple- distilled expression, Benriach 22 Year Old Triple Distilled!

Jura and Rye!

Jura have launched their latest single malt: Jura 14 Year Old American Rye Cask, matured in American rye barrels.

Cotswolds Ambassador!

Rob Patchett has picked up the job as the Cotswolds first ever Whisky Brand Ambassador! Congratulations Sir!

Craigellachie’s Worm Turns!

Craigellachie Cask Collection is here! And too curate the new series, Craigellachie – inspired by the distillery’s use of old-fashioned *worm tub condensers – have sourced casks for finishing from producers of oak-aged spirits, who also stick to traditional methods. Nice…

You Know the Score – Ard-core!

Ardbeg have revealed a limited-edition single malt called Ardcore to mark this year’s Fèis Ìle festival. I’m looking forward to this!

Bowmore 50!

Bowmore has unveiled the final whisky in its Vaults Series: an ‘ultra rare’ single malt from 1969! WOW!

A Springtime Speyside work of Art!

A trio of limited-edition single malts has been launched by a multi-award-winning Speyside distillery to celebrate the arrival of spring, each featuring specifically commissioned artwork. Nice..

Kylver 9 incoming!

The ninth instalment in Wolfburn’s flagship Kylver series is here, and it’s been aged for seven years in a first-fill dark rum barrel before being married with two first-fill bourbon barrels of the same age.


Berry Bros & Rudd have released the first single cask bottling from Raasay Distillery, the oldest to date!

And Finally…

“When I went to school, I was no Albert Einstein”

  • Albert Einstein

Some boy!

That’s all for now folks, We’ll be back on Friday with more Whisky News.




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