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……


  • Best’allaichie!

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!

You’re welcome!

See you next week for more folks!

Happy Easter!

Connas