Ahhhhh, we all know you’re bored of watching football by now! Why not entertain yourselves with something WAY more important! Here’s Connas with this week’s Whisky News!

  • Auction Stuff..

A rare bottle of 43-year-old White Bowmore 1964 was snapped up for £12,200 at a Bonhams auction in Edinburgh last week. Whoa…


  • Charity Auction Stuff…

The exclusive online release of Glenfiddich’s Spirit of Speyside Distllery Edition 2020 has now launched.

Usually only offered at the distillery, this special 450 bottle production which has been released for the first time by online auction, and all proceeds are going directly to the Speyside Community. Nice touch…


  • New Port Askaig!

Elixir Distillers have added a 12-year-old single malt to their Port Askaig range. I’m expecting this to be great, frankly…


  • Sherry Lakes…

The Lakes Distillery has released the third expression in its Whiskymaker’s Reserve range, a single malt matured in a variety of Sherry casks. Interesting…


  • 20m from Diageo…

Diageo have pledged US$20 million to help black communities and businesses in the US that have been impacted by the coronavirus crisis. Fair play…


  • Macallan-E….

The Macallan have partnered with alcohol e-commerce platform Thirstie to create their first e-boutique. Swanky…


  • Bourbon Diversity…

The Black Bourbon Society has launched a non-profit consultancy firm, called Diversity Distilled, to create more diversity and inclusion across the spirits industry.

While Jack Daniels and Uncle Nearest have pledged US$5m to invigorate diversity in the US. Exciting times!


  • Doug goes Spiritual!

Our good buddies at Douglas Laing have debuted the “Spiritualist” Series is unveiled with the launch of Old Particular “Balance” Edition; Islay 14 Years Old. Happy Days…


  • Loch Fore!

Loch Lomond Whiskies have agreed an exciting new partnership with Golfs European Tour….


  • And Finally…

The team at The Spirits Business have put together the “Top Alcohol Themed Jokes and One Liners”. And none of them are as good as mine!

That’s all for this week folks!

See you back here in seven for more Whisky News!

Connas