Apr 22nd 2022 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 22.04.2022

It’s Whisky News time, Lounge Types! Time to avail yourself with all the industries comings and goings over the last week via the comfort of your own devices. Courtesy of your very own, Connas…

New Leader at Laga!

Lagavulin have appointed Islay local Jordan Paisley as their new manager. Best of Luck Sir, I’ll see you in June!

Retired and Emotional!

Alan McConnochie, manager of The GlenDronach, Benriach and Glenglassaugh Scotch distilleries, is retiring after 50 years in the whisky trade. Cheers, Alan!

Lakes WMR No.5!

The Lakes Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.5. is here! The last 4 were banging, so expectations are high!

The Bonny, Bonny Bottles of….

Loch Lomond have unveiled a new design for its packaging as part of further significant investment into the brand. Nice…

Big Apple Macallan!

In collaboration with the Roca brothers, Macallan have released Distil Your World New York, which they say captures the essence of the city. Interesting…

Sherried Gauldrons!

Douglas Laing have released The Gauldrons Sherry Cask Finish Limited Edition, a bottle consisting of whiskies all from the Campbelltown region. And there are only 2215 of them!

Tamnavulin White Wine!

Whyte & Mackay have launched a new Tamnavulin and it’s been finished in Sauvignon Blanc wine casks.


Annandale Distillery casks are now available on Caskshare.com

And Finally…

I was at Souter Lighthouse Yesterday. And there’s a distinct “Bruichladdich” feel to the outside décor…


I am going to be at Bruichladdich soon. This makes me happy.

Onwards to next week folks!

See you soon.



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