Mar 11th 2022 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 11.03.2022

Bristol Festival is in our sights now, Loungers! If you’ve not got your tickets yetYOU KNOW WHAT TO DO.

It’s going to be AWESOME!

But if it’s news your after, then you’ve come to the right place! Here’s Connas with your weekly update!

Building a Foundation!

Educational platform “Our Whisky” have created a non-profit organisation in support of women in the whisky industry. Great idea!

BenRiach 2022 Collection is here!

The good folks at BenRiach have announced details of their 2022 Cask Edition Collection. And they sound awesome!

Still Time at Rosebank!

THE STILLS ARE IN AT ROSEBANK, PEOPLE! This kind of thing makes me very excited!

‘Laddie Islay Barley 2013!

The new vintage (2013) of Bruichladdich Islay Barley Provenance line-up is now available! You know the drill folks!

Mizunara Madness!

Irish Distillers have unveiled a collection of single pot still whiskeys, each finished in rare Japanese casks under the Method & Madness brand. Most intriguing!

Seconds Out – Speyside!

Distilleries across The Malt Whisky Trail are rolling their sleeves up and preparing to fight it out at the ‘Battle of the Drams’ now that tickets to the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival are available to purchase.

The Wonder of Teeling

Teeling have announced the launch of their first release in the Wonders of Wood Series of Single Pot Still, limited edition bottlings, the Teeling Single Pot Still aged in Chinkapin Oak. Cool…

Orkney Crabbie!

Halewood have released 253 bottles of a 22-year-old Crabbie Orkney single malt finished in a rare Palo Cortado Sherry cask. Nice…

Old Fitzgerald BIB!

Heaven Hill Distillery, has announced the release of the spring 2022 edition of its Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Bourbon fans – Assemble!

Crown Royal Palace!?

Diageo have announced plans to build a new $245m distillery for its Crown Royal Canadian Whisky brand. WOW!

Buffalo ofc!

Buffalo Trace Distillery has teamed up with Block Bar to release a six-liter vintage 1982 OFC Bourbon, which will be sold as a non-fungible token (NFT). Hmmm….

Fourth too Last!

The ‘fourth rose’ in the Four Roses bourbon range has been launched, and it completes the brand’s line-up in the UK.

Diageo Fine

Diageo have been fined £1.2 million for failing to report climate pollution, according to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa).

And Finally…

I’ve been down with the Rona since Monday. It’s bloody annoying!

Never mind folks, I’ll see you in seven for more!



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