It Whisky News time again folks! And Connas has reliably informed us that Gateshead FC have been approached concerning being the only team in the World Super League. And if you believe that, you’ll believe anything! Maybe he SHOULD stick to the Whisky Reporting after all!

  • New PC from Bruichladdich!

The new Cask Exploration edition, Port Charlotte PAC:01 2011 is now available, people! You’ve been warned!

  • Walker Revealing More!

Johnnie Walker Princes Street has revealed new images of its state-of-the-art experiential whisky emporium, which will offer limited edition bottles, exclusive liquids and a custom studio, as it prepares to open this summer. Most impressive!

  • Opening Orders!

The Craigellachie Hotel in Speyside will re-open the doors of its famous Copper Dog Pub and new outdoor terrace from Friday 23rd April. I’ll race you there!

  • Talisker 43 Years old!

Talisker 43-Year-Old Xpedition: The Atlantic Challenge. Is here, and it’s the oldest Talisker they’ve ever bottled! Wow!

  • BenRiach in Store!

Benriach have secured their first whisky deal with supermarket giant Waitrose & Partners. So go and buy some!

  • Big Log!

JW Dant have unveiled the second phase of the Log Still Distillery project in Kentucky, following a US$24 million investment.

  • SMWS Floating…

The owners of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society are considering flotation on the AIM market following a 3% rise in revenues to £15m. Interesting.

  • Hot out of Ardbeg!

Ardbeg have unveiled their 2021 limited edition Scotch whisky bottling made specifically for the Fèis Ìle festival, Scorch. Nice!

  • Auction Stuff!

A pretty collection of the Legendary “Bowmore Black” bottlings sold for more than £400000 at Southebys! Crazy money!

  • Chivas Strike action.

Chivas Brothers could face strike action in Scotland next month after Unite members voted to reject a pay freeze. Lets hope a speedy resolution can be reached.

  • New Daftmill!

The ballot for the next instalment of Daftmill is open. You know what to do…

  • Prestige Tulli’!

Prestige Beverage Group has added world-renowned Tullibardine and Highland Queen whiskies to its portfolio. Most Engaging…

Glenmo’ in the Mix!

Glenmorangie has released a new single malt called “X by Glenmorangie” which has been specifically designed for mixing.

  • Georgie to Elixir!

Exciting times on Islay as Elixir Distillers confirm that Georgie Crawford will look after their new distillery. Best of luck to all involved!

  • Peerless in the UK!

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co is to launch two rye whiskies in the UK. The distiller’s Single Barrel Rye (55.25% abv) and Small Batch Rye (55% abv).

  • Oxford Rye!

Oxford Artisan Distillery has revealed its inaugural English rye whisky. And a limited number of bottles will be available on 23rd April (TODAY!), if you’re quick!

  • Triple from Norfolk!

The English Whisky Company’s 2021 single batch of Triple distilled whisky is here!

  • Glasgow Exclusive!

The Glasgow Distillery Company have created their first distillery-exclusive single malt whisky in partnership with Kelvin Cooperage. Cool…

  • And Finally…

I’ve never been able to understand the concept of “Professional Sport”. It’s always seemed like a contradiction in terms to me.

Anyhow, that’s all for this week folks! See you next Friday for more Whisky News!