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Walsh Whiskey adds new blend to Writers’ Tears core range

Walsh Whiskey has created a new core expression for it’s Writers’ Tears range: Writers’ Tears Double Oak, a blend of the two whiskey styles aged in two types of wood – American and French Oak. It is triple-distilled, non-chill filtered and bottled at 46% ABV. The new expression is made possible by a close collaboration between the Walsh family in Ireland’s County Carlow and the Legaret family in Cognac, France. Double Oak is the third core expression in the Writers’ Tears range which includes the Copper Pot and Cask Strength versions. Through its partnership with the Legaret family, Walsh… Read More

Glendronach adds 16 year old Boynsmill to travel retail range

The GlenDronach 16 Year Old Boynsmill will be joining The GlenDronach 10 Year Old Forgue as the distillery’s second exclusive for Global Travel Retail. The GlenDronach 16 Year Old Boynsmill is a marriage of rich Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks from Andalucía, with the subtle influence of the finest port casks from the Douro Valley in Portugal. The Boynsmill Estate, nestled in the Valley of Forgue, was established by James Allardice as the home for his GlenDronach distillery in 1826. It was here that Allardice discovered the rich depths of sherry cask maturation; marrying robust Highland spirit… Read More

Whisky Review: Russell’s Reserve 10 Year Old

May is Whisky Review Month at WhiskySuggest.com. May is Whisky Review Month at WhiskySuggest.com. During this month, we’ll share 10 of the most entertaining, informative, unique or spot-on whisk(e)y reviews with the rest of the world. Every three days, a whisky review of one of the 50,000+ Whisky Suggest App users is selected as Featured Whisky Review. Today we’re sharing Smoky_Mitch90‘s tasting notes of Russell’s Reserve 10 Year Old. Pretty good. Semi slow/ thick legs. Pleasing nose. Satisfying but not over powering burn. Sweet and spicy. Enjoyable finish. Personally I enjoyed neat no water or ice needed after a… Read More

Kilchoman introduces STR Cask matured single malt

Kilchoman has announced the arrival of the second (of two) spring limited edition releases; Kilchoman STR Cask Matured which will be available later this month. A creation of the late Dr Jim Swan, STR refers to a specific formula for the Shaving, Toasting and Re-Charring casks. A total of 43 casks filled in 2012 were selected by Anthony Wills, Kilchoman’s Founder and Managing Director, bottled at a strength of 50% abv without chill-filtration or colouring. The recommended retail price was set at £79.98 (€93 / $105). The process of shaving, toasting and re-charring has had a huge influence on… Read More

Whisky Review: Old Pulteney 12 Year Old

May is Whisky Review Month at WhiskySuggest.com. During this month, we’ll share 10 of the most entertaining, informative, unique or spot-on whisk(e)y reviews with the rest of the world. Every three days, a whisky review of one of the 50,000+ Whisky Suggest App users is selected as Featured Whisky Review. Today we’re sharing Jake0001‘s tasting notes of Old Pulteney 12 Year Old. The complexity and excellence of this malt is outstanding for its price point. The nose is probably slightly too sweet for my taste and the salinity is just slightly too heavy, which for me drops this just… Read More

J.J. Corry launches the first Tequila/Mezcal influenced Irish Whiskey

J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey has announced the launch of a new Mezcal and Tequila cask matured expression. The Battalion is a 60% 9 Year old Grain and 40% 13 Year old Malt Blend bottled at 41%. J.J. Corry The Battalion is the world’s first Irish whiskey made using tequila and mezcal casks to influence its flavour. This Irish whiskey with Mexican flavours is named in honour of the Battalion San Patricos, (Saint Patrick’s Battalion) a group of Irish men who fought for Mexico in the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848. The Battalion was comprised mainly of Irish Immigrants, many from… Read More

Rebel Yell introduces new bourbon and new packaging

Lux Row Distillers is launching a new Rebel Yell variant this year: Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Bourbon 100 proof. This whiskey – crafted according to the original time-honored recipe with a smooth ‘wheated’ mash bill – features honey, vanilla and caramel notes followed by oaky tones and a deep, warm finish. This whiskey will also have the new brand packaging enhancements and has an recommended retail price of $19.99. John Rempe, head distiller at Lux Row Distillers, explains: “Our traditional 80 proof Rebel Yell is an approachable bourbon, softer on the palate than the new 100 proof Rebel Yell,… Read More

Tamdhu announces second Dalbeallie Dram

After the popularity of the first Dalbeallie Dram last year, Tamdhu announced the launch of the limited edition Dalbeallie Dram No.2. It’s their second Collectors Journey bottling in honour of the Dalbeallie Station and the Victorian railway that played such a vital role in bringing the finest sherry casks from Spain to Tamdhu Distillery. Tamdhu Dalbeallie Dram No.2 is exclusively matured in Oloroso sherry casks from Jerez, boasts a natural colour and is bottled un-chillfiltered at cask strength (61.1% abv). It is only for sale directly from Tamdhu and only 1,000 individually numbered bottles will be made… Read More

Whisky review: Booker’s 2018-04 Kitchen Table

May is Whisky Review Month at WhiskySuggest.com. During this month, we’ll share 10 of the most entertaining, informative, unique or spot-on whisk(e)y reviews with the rest of the world. Every three days, a whisky review of one of the 50,000+ Whisky Suggest App users is selected as Featured Whisky Review. Today we’re sharing bdawson57‘s extensive tasting notes of Booker’s 2018-04 Kitchen Table. I am a BIG fan of Booker’s bourbon and waited to open this bottle until another was secured.  My delay was rewarded with a wonderful treat … This bourbon ticks all the boxes: a favorable look in… Read More

Douglas Laing unveals Big Peat The RAF Edition

Douglas Laing announced Big Peat The RAF Edition in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund. Founded in 1919, this year the Fund celebrates 100 years of providing financial, practical and emotional support to serving and former members of the RAF and their families. This release shows Big Peat in the original RAF attire, wearing his leather flying helmet, shearling jacket with commemorative pin badge, and a flowing white silk scarf. A Sopwith Camel carries a banner denoting 1919-2019, the commemorative years of the charity. The Big Peat RAF Edition is individually numbered, bottled at 46% alcohol strength and offered… Read More