This time next week we’ll be setting up our first festival since February 2019! We can’t wait to see some of you in Liverpool again, and you can consider this your LAST CHANCE TO GET TICKETS!

Once you’ve done that, why not take a look at all the latest whisky news! Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeere’s Connas…

  • Tamdhu Cigar Malt

Tamdhu have announced the global release of its Cigar Malt No. 01 – a special limited edition new whisky bottling to celebrate an age-old pairing. Nice…


  • New View From The Lighthouse!

Glenmorangie have opened The Lighthouse, the brand’s new multi-million-pound innovation distillery. And it looks awesome!


  • Glenallachie Oloroso

Glenallachie have announced a small-batch exclusively for the UK. A 14-year-old single malt initially matured in first and second fill American oak barrels, before being re-racked for over two years aging in Oloroso puncheons, all personally selected by Master Distiller, Billy Walker. Cool…


  • Sharing Reynier!

Caskshare are partnering with Mark Reynier, to launch bottlings from his exclusive selection of laddie casks. Nice…


  • 60 for Dennis!

Glen Grant has bottled a 60-year-old single malt Scotch to celebrate master distiller Dennis Malcolm’s six decades in whisky. Congratulations Sir!


  • Cross Atlantic Trials!

Irish distillery Boann and US-based distillery Talnua have partnered up to compare whiskey maturation in different climates. I like this…


  • Glenturret 2021 Staycation!

The Glenturret have unveiled its 2021 range of Scotch whiskies, including a new Peat Smoked expression. And they’ve bottled Gleneagles hotel’s first whisky.


  • Tomatin From Cognac…

Tomatin has completed its French Collection with the addition of The Cognac Edition. I like Tomatin….


  • 13-year-old Grain From Teeling!

Dublin-based Teeling have added a 13-year-old Irish single grain to its portfolio.


  • Aber Falls 2021!

Aber Falls have unveiled a 2021 expression of their single malt. The three-year-old whisky (40% abv) is distilled in a mix of copper pot and stainless steel stills, and includes a mix of oloroso sherry casks, PX sherry casks, bourbon casks and virgin oak casks, which the brand said gave it a “totally unique flavour”. Interesting…


  • Chivas Tragedy…

Chivas Brothers have been ordered to pay a £50,000 penalty after an engineer was crushed at its bottling plant.


  • Diageo in the Far East!

Japanese whisky maker Komasa Kanosuke Distillery have announced a minority investment by Diageo through Distill Ventures.


  • Lark Bar!

Tasmania-based Lark Distillery Company have revealed The Still, a whisky complex comprising a bar, tasting room and shop. Impressive…


  • Rye and Malt Madness!

Irish Distillers are continuing to push the boundaries of Irish whiskey with the launch of Method and Madness Rye and Malt – the first aged experimental distillate created at the company’s innovation hub in Midleton, the Micro Distillery.


  • Yamazaki 55!

House of Suntory is preparing to release Yamazaki 55, its oldest whisky to date, in markets around the world. Just Wow!


  • Sazerac Winning…

Caribou Crossing Single Barrel and High River Canadian Whiskies were awarded Gold medals and three other Sazerac Canadian whiskies received medals at this year’s International Spirits Challenge. Great work team!


  • Praise for the Colonel!

Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr Straight Rye Whiskey received the highest honour at the 2021 North American Bourbon & Whiskey Competition, named the Best of Show First Place recipient. Awesome!


  • And Finally….

Liverpool is going to be awesome people! See you there!

Connas