Jan 21st 2022

Gateshead Whisky News 21.01.22

You’ve made it past “Blue Monday” Lounge types! So here’s your weekly Whisky News treat from the keyboard of our very own, Connas’…

Glendronach 50!

GlenDronach have released 198 bottles of its oldest (FIFTY YEARS OLD!) and rarest whisky to date, retailing for £20,000. Wow…

Burns Night Debut!

Lochlea Single Malt First Release will be with us on Burns Night (January 25th), coincidentally marking 245 years since Scotland’s bard moved to Lochlea. Nice….

New Wemyss!

Wemyss Family Spirits has added a limited edition blended whisky to its Wemyss Malts brand. “Smoky Shores”. Interesting…

Ardbeg Mutates!

On February 2022, Ardbeg are launching their new Committee-only limited edition Ardbeg Fermutation. And it was fermented for three weeks! Wowzer!

Edible Whisky Cocktail Capsules are Back!

Glenlivet have launched a new collection of glassless and edible whisky cocktail capsules in 5 brand new flavours. Which you’ll be able to try from 27th January, at The Den Soho. Most engaging…

Donegal Distilling!

Donegal’s Sliabh Liag Distillers have completed the first distillation of spirit at their new Ardara Distillery! Congrats Team!

First Blend For Lough Ree!

The Clancy siblings Peter, Sheila and Mike, founders of Lough Ree Distillery in Lanesboro, have recently added to their portfolio of products with their first blended whiskey, Bart’s. Nice..

Year of the ‘Laddie!

Bruichladdich have unveiled a range of single malt whiskies to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

Cairn Managers Appionted!

Gordon & MacPhail have unveiled the management team set to take charge of its new £20 million Speyside distillery in Grantown. Exciting times…

And Finally…

If you’d like proof of a new distillery being built on Islay, google maps is an interesting thing to look at….

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Thanks for popping in folks.

See you next week!



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