Nov 11th 2022

Gateshead Whisky News 11.09.23

You may have noticed our social media getting busier as the festive period approaches! We’re all systems go at TWL HQ, with that and the small matter of both Nottingham and York festivals on the horizon, we’re not likely to be taking our foot off the gas any time soon. But fear not, loungers! Connas has always got time to keep you abreast of the comings and goings in the whisky industry over the past week…


Cadrona Birthday!


Cardrona Distillery have unveiled an new special whisky release to mark their seventh birthday. Congrats to the team!


Ardbeg Record!


A bottle of Ardbeg from 1974 has sold for £35,000 at auction, setting a record price for a single bottle from the distillery. Crazy numbers!


Macleod get Blending!


Ian Macleod Distillers have teamed up with Heriot Watt University and the International Brewing and Distilling Institute, and allowed the distilling stars of tomorrow blend and bottle a limited-edition single cask blended whisky - Blending Room 01. Cool…


Glasgow Rum!


Glasgow Distillery have further expanded their diverse portfolio of experimental small batch releases with the launch of a single cask limited edition rum, finished in a peated whisky cask. Interesting…


New Distillery for West Kentucky


The Western Kentucky Distilling Co are building a new distillery in Kentucky – the first official distillery in Ohio County


They’ve gone and Dunnet!


The UK's most northerly mainland distillery, Dunnet Bay Distillers, have revealed its new debut whisky brand Stannergill, with 250-litre casks available to pre-order for £4,750.


Dewars NFT


Dewar's have revealed a 21-year-old rye cask-finished whisky as its first NFT release. Dewar's Double Double NFT.


Glenallichie 21


GlenAllachie Distillery have unveiled the latest 21 Year Old Cask Strength. This will fly out!


Old Fashioned Exchange!


The 2022 edition of The Whisky Exchange's festive whisky is a classic seasonal dram – a good old-fashioned Christmas whisky, is here!


Jack is now Single.


Jack Daniel's have unveiled its first American single malt whiskey, and it will be available exclusively in global travel retail.


And Finally…


Belgium was fun last weekend, they have nice beer and food. I had to take my own whisky, but hey ho, such is life!


That’s all for this week loungers!


See you next week for more whisky news!


Connas

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