Jun 17th 2022 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 17.06.2022

Summer is here, People! And there’s no rest for the wicked here at TWL HQ, we’re getting ready for Edinburgh Festival this weekend this weekend, we can’t wait to be back after a three-year gap.


Sadly, Connas won’t be there as he’s of on a jolly somewhere (If you follow him on social media, prepare for a deluge of jealousy inducing posts). But here he is once more, with all you need to know from the whisky industry this week!


Midleton Green!


Irish Distillers have announced plans for Midleton Distillery to become carbon neutral by 2026, using break-through emissions reducing technology. Very Cool…


Holyrood Cask Programme!


Holyrood have launched a unique cask programme which includes two distinct ‘peated’ expressions, chosen to emulate the smoky past of Edinburgh’s cityscape. Interesting…


Gold Spot is here!


Irish Distillers have ALSO released a limited edition Spot single pot still whiskey to mark the 135th anniversary of the Mitchell family’s whiskey bonding business.


Ad Gefrin Openings!


My buddies at Ad Gefrin are seeking two passionate distillers to help take on the exciting task of making Northumberland’s first legal single malt whisky. Think you’ve got what it takes?


Shiny new Bowmore!


Bowmore have partnered with Aston Martin once more, to release a 52-year-old single malt in a limited edition ‘futuristic vessel’.


Angel Spreads its Wings!


Angel’s Envy have completed its US$8.2 million visitor centre expansion in Kentucky and created a virtual reality distillery experience in Decentraland. Wow!


More Expansions!


Pernod Ricard, have announced a £88 million investment into Aberlour and Miltonduff.


Glenlivet Evolves!


Glenlivet has unveiled The Sample Room Collection with 21- and 25-Year-Old whiskies. The new offerings feature double and triple cask finishes. Nice…


Yorkshire Peat!


Following the success of its first release last year, Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery has launched the second batch of its peat-finished whiskies.


Stauning host World Whisky Forum


Stauning will host the fourth World Whisky Forum at its distillery on Denmark’s west coast from 21-23 June.


And Finally….


I’m off on holiday! YAY!


See you soon Loungers,


Remain Remarkable!


Connas

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