Jan 13th 2023 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 13.01.2023

It’s news time, people! Connas remains relentless in his mission to keep you in the loop!


Sarah Takes the Helm at The Lakes!

The Lakes Distillery have added ex-Macallan whiskymaker Sarah Burgess to their team, following the departure of Dhavall Gandhi last year. Best of luck!

IWSC Deadline Approaches!

The deadline for entries to The International Wine and Spirits Competition is a matter of weeks away! Don’t miss out folks!

Brewing to Distilling!

Loch Lomond Brewery is set to expand its horizons by releasing a range of Scottish gin, whisky, and rum made at its new facility. Cool…

New Distillery for Dublin!

Plans for a new €100 million whiskey distillery in Balbriggan, County Dublin, have been submitted by Harvest Lodge Distilleries LTD have been approved! Exciting times!

Wemyss Blossom!

The good folks at Wemyss have a new limited edition. “Bohemian Blossom” is a small batch, hand-crafted Scotch whisky made using a selection of sweet single malts, inspired by the Speyside region.

Single Malt Jack!

Giving a nod to the growing popularity of the American single malt category Jack Daniel's is releasing a 100% malted barley mashbill for the first time ever, with their2022 Special Release American Single Malt Finished in Oloroso sherry casks.

Sam Expands!

English whisky producer Samuel Gulliver & Co have added a PX Sherry Single Cask expression to their portfolio.

Teeling Wonders of Wood!

Teeling have released the second edition in the award-winning Wonders of Wood Single Pot Still series. Nice…

And Finally…

I feel it’s about time that I blessed you with some trademark hilarity once more. Prepare yourself…

“Why did the chicken go to the séance?

To get to the other side.”

You’re welcome.



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