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Category Archives: Whisky News

Cask 88 Launches Single Cask Rum Collection

Cask 88, the indie bottler behind the popular Scottish Folklore Series, have today launched three brand new single cask expressions for us to get our gums around, but contrary to what you may expect, they’re not whiskies. No, this time, Cask 88 have taken a step away from the water of life and a step […]

Scottish Folklore Series Volume 3 – The Calleaich Beira

Scottish Folklore Series Volume 3

This week, fast-rising independent bottler and cask broker, Cask 88, has announced the release of the third of six bottlings in their popular Scottish Folklore Series, and just like the two that came before it, it’s a joy to behold. The series began back in May 2018 with the launch of the now multi-award-winning Ben […]

Introducing Gleann Mór’s Rare Find Range

This week we’re excited to introduce you to an astounding range of whiskies from one of Scotland’s best indie bottlers – one that has a deep-seated passion for rare find expressions and single cask editions – it’s Edinburgh’s Gleann Mór and their superb Rare Find range. Founded by Derek Mair, in 2013, Gleann Mór has […]

Cask 88 Launches Whisky In Style

Last week, independent bottler and Cask broker, Cask 88, unveiled two truly inspired releases at the stunning venue of Borthwick Castle in Gorebridge, Scotland. They announced the second of six bottlings in their excellent Scottish Folklore Series and surprised guests with an elegant and truly premium Glenlivet 50 Year Old that they are offering at […]

Taiwan: The Promised Land for Exclusive Scotch

Today, Scotch whisky accounts for a whopping 20% of the UK’s food and drinks exports. The £4.6bn annual income from whisky is more than that gained from the next five biggest exports put together. Extraordinary figures indeed, but ones that are hardly surprising given the way people from around the world look at Scotch whisky. […]

Do NAS Whiskies Provide Bang for Buck?

In the last 10-15 years we have seen many distilleries slowly move away from the age-statement expressions we have become so accustomed to seeing, as more and more NAS (non-age-statement) drams have appeared on the market. Many of these expressions are valued at similar prices to the 12, 15 and even 18 year olds out […]

New This Week at Whisky Foundation

This week we’re highlighting four fantastic new arrivals at Whisky Foundation that are definitely worth talking about. Hailing from Speyside and the Highlands, these four drams tell stories of the distilleries’ histories, traditions, innovations and expertise, while letting you explore a huge array of delicious flavours and notes along the way. Tomatin 30 Year Old […]

Explosive Smokehead Sherry Bomb is a Peat Lover’s Dream

Last week, Iain MacLeod Distillers announced the latest release in their Smokehead brand and it’s a rather exciting one. This latest edition of the intensely peaty Islay single malt brings the whisky together with rich flavours of Sherry imparted by quality Spanish oak casks. The liquid inside is no-age-statement single malt produced on the world […]

Macallan Edition No.4 Gives Masterclass in Wood Management

Macallan Edition No.4

Released in July of this year, the fourth release in The Macallan Distillery’s ‘Editions Series’ has now had ample time to make its mark and generate opinions among lovers of Macallan whisky and, more broadly, industry folk in general. If you’ve not had a chance to taste it yet, you can order a bottle right […]

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