Friday is here Loungers, and if like us, you have a deep emptiness in your very being. Waiting to be filled with the weeks comings and goings in the whisky industry this week, here’s Connas with all you need to know!

  • Pernod Fight On-line Hate Speech…

Pernod Ricard USA are creating a crowdsourcing app to help consumers flag hate speech on social media and enable brands to use their influence to have the content reviewed and removed. Great idea…

  • G and M Distillery Incoming!

Gordon and Macphail have had the Green Light for their Craggan Distillery in Speyside! Happy Days!

  • Hero’s with Evan!

Evan Williams Bourbon have Announced their 2020 American-Made Heroes! Great stuff…

  • More Openings!

The English Whisky Company and Cotswolds Distillery are the latest to announce how they plan to open. Encouraging!

  • Brexit (oh yeah, that!) Worries….

The Wine and Spirits Trade Association are concerned that not enough is being done to secure a Brexit deal….

  • Luss Direction!

The folks at the new Glen Luss Distillery have announced who their executive directors are! Exciting times…

  • ‘Laddie Sustainable!

Bruichladdich have a brand-new section of their website, celebrating their membership of “B Corp” and all it entails! Nice…

  • Whyte and Mackay Charity!

Whyte & Mackay, have announced that their employees have begun taking part in a virtual adventure to raise money for charity. Good on them!

  • Waterford Forward!

They’re not wasting any time at Waterford. Literally a matter of weeks since their first release and two follow ups are here! Excellent work!

  • Four from Filey

Our buddy Joe Clark at Spirit Of  Yorkshire has been a busy lad! The fourth entablement of Filey Bay will be with us soon, and it’s been finished in Rioja casks!

  • Tamdhu On-line!

Gordon Dundas, Sandy McIntyre and Gordon Dallas will be hosting an on-line Tamdhu tasting on Thursday! Aiming to bolster donations of £1 from every website bottle sale to charity. Go and ask the lads a question, they’re good bunch…

  • A trace of a Million!

Sales of bottles of Buffalo Traces six millionth cask raised in excess of $1 Million, which will be distributed to worthy causes chosen by the distillery! Excellent work!

  • And Finally…

Don’t drink and drive, drive with drink fueling a nice new electric car!

That’s your lot for this week folks!

Remain Remarkable, and I’ll see you next week!