Aug 12th 2022 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 12.08.2022

Summertime has gone nowhere, Loungers.

And nor has Connas. Here he is with all you need to know about the whisky industry, this week!


New Rosebank!


Rosebank have launched a 31-year-old single malt drawn from casks filled before its closure. Much excitement!


Big Bucks to Belfast!


Irish whiskey brand McConnell’s have invested £22.3 million to open a distillery and visitor centre in Belfast. Cool…


Not Long Now!


The deadline for entries to this years Scottish Whisky Awards is Wednesday 17 August. You’ve been warned!


Flood Support


The Kentucky Distillers’ Association will host a Bourbon auction to raise funds to aid rebuilding efforts following flash flooding in eastern Kentucky. Well one, great gesture.


Wemys for Supper!


Wemys have a limited release single cask, exclusive to the Wemyss Malts Cask Club, and it’s a 25 year old Mortlach!


Busy times for Johnnie Walker!


Not only have Johnnie Walker launched their Blue Label Cities of the Future 2220 series. They’ve also partnered with nightlife discovery app Dusk to give away free Johnnie’s & Lemonades at UK venues. Nice…

And finally…


Too hot for closing puns this week, Lounge types. I think I’ll have an ice cream instead…


See you next week!


Connas

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