Jun 11th 2021 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News -11th-June-2021

Gateshead Whisky News -11th-June-2021

It appears that Summer may have arrived Loungers! What better way to cool off than some Whisky News in the shade with Gatesheads own, Connas!

  • Glen Scotia Double!

Not only have Glen Scotia compiled a photography exhibition depicting Campbeltowns whisky heritage. They’ve ALSO debuted their Inaugural Dunnage Tasting Experience. AND ITS GREAT FUN, I’ve been on it, you should too!

  • Moray Tokaji!

Glen Moray have released another treasure from Warehouse 1 – a 2005 Tokaji Finish expression, the first of three whiskies scheduled in 2021 from the ‘new look’ Warehouse 1 Collection. Nice!

  • Lochlea Incoming!

Lochlea Distillery, built on a farm where Robbie Burns himself once worked, are gearing up for their first release later this year. Check this out…

  • 1k Falkirk!

Falkirk Distillery have hit the 1000 cask mark! Excellent work team!

  • Jura Feis Released!

Juras Festival bottle has landed folks, and it’s likely to be sold out before this goes live! Sorry about that…

SMWS Floats!

The Artisanal Spirits Company, owner of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, have made their debut on the stock market, with a valuation of £78 million. Wow!

  • Take you marks, get set, Buffalo!

Buffalo Trace Distillery’s 20th annual Great Buffalo Chase 5K will once again be held virtually this summer. Happy Days!

  • Dewars at the 19th

Dewar’s have launched a 19-year-old whisky to celebrate the start of the 2021 US Open golf tournament.

  • Cask Strength Writers!

Ireland’s Walsh Whiskey Distillery have launched the latest edition of its Writers’ Tears Cask Strength expression.

  • Heaven – virtually!

I’m a big fan of virtual distillery tours. I’m a big fan of Heaven Hill. Heaven Hill have a new virtual distillery tour. This makes me very happy.

  • And Finally…

Science says that alcohol induced creativity could be key to civilisation. More research needed, me thinks!


See you next week folks, use sunscreen!



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