It’s already Mr T’s favourite month people: April, FOOLS! And since it’s Good Friday, treat yourself to your weekly whisky update from Gatesheads own, Connas….
- New Moray Creator!
Our good buddy Stephen Woodcock has been announced as the new Head of Whisky Creation at Glen Moray! Best of luck to you, sir!
- Just a Littlemill! (….a Littlemill MORE!)
The Loch Lomond Group has announced the launch of the oldest Littlemill expression to date! Littlemill Testament. WOW!
- Rum Jura!
Jura have released a single malt finished in rum casks. Interesting……
Glenallichies 10-year-old Cask Strength Batch 4 won World’s Best Single Malt at this years World Whiskies Awards! Excellent work!
- Grand Glenfiddich
Glenfiddich have bolstered their Grand Series range with the launch of a 26-Year-Old called Grande Couronne. Nice….
- A First for Jack!
Jack Daniel’s, has named Lexie Phillips Assistant Distiller, making her the first woman to serve in that official capacity for the iconic Tennessee Whiskey brand. Brilliant news!
- Proper Buy out!?
Jose Cuervo owner Becle has secured a US$150 million loan to pay for the remaining stake in the company behind Conor McGregor’s Proper No. Twelve Irish whiskey.
- New Loch Gorm!
This year’s incarnation of Kilchomans Loch Gorm is here! Happy days!
- You call that North? This is North!
Aurora Spirit, the worlds northernmost distillery, has opened a new Viking inspired warehouse. Axes at the ready!
- Hinch Craft!
Hinch have teamed up with two Ulster based breweries; Whitewater and Kinnegar, to bring us three new whiskey’s, finished in craft beer casks. Impressive!
- And finally!
If you happened to miss our update on events last week, here you go!
See you next week for more folks!