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Ardbeg's New Scotch Makes Rocket Science Delicious
Islay Scotch is special. I'm sure every brand of every type of Scotch says that about theirs. But Islay (pronounced Eye-la) — that's the really dram good ..



William Grant & Sons' The Balvenie Fifty

William Grant & Sons has released two limited-edition 50-year-old expressions of its The Balvenie single malt Scotch whisky. Cask number 4567 ...



AnCnoc releases 2000 vintage Scotch whisky

Inver House Distillers has released a 2000 vintage of its anCnoc single malt Scotch whisky, matured at the Knockdhu Distillery in Banffshire.


Four Roses Shares the Wealth with New Limited Bourbon

This month's release of Four Roses 2014 Limited Edition Small Batch offers fans of the Bourbon distiller a bump up in output from recent special ...



Fear of a Bourbon Shortage Puts Enthusiasts Over a Barrel

Wall Street Journal I've been a bourbon drinker for many years and, though I've tried many of the "high-end" bottles, I always gravitate back to the old standards.

Gordon & MacPhail's Michael Urquhart enters Icons of Whisky Awards Hall of Fame
Scottish Daily Record Whisky wholesaler and producer Gordon & MacPhail picked up three top prizes at this year's Icons of Whisky Awards, including another Hall of Fame ...



Johnnie Walker designs whisky-filled brogues
The Spirits Business Johnnie Walker has partnered with men's footwear specialist Oliver Sweeney to create a pair of brogues that can house a hidden bottle of whisky in ...

Bottle service: Quick tips for scoring that elusive whiskey
Las Vegas Weekly Like this generation's Cabbage Patch Kids, Tickle Me Elmo or Beanie Babies, some names in whiskey draw huge lines wherever they appear—and ...



Gin and whisky tax break would boost UK economy
The Spirits Business Research conducted by EY for the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) and Wine and Spirits Trade Association (WSTA) found the industry's direct ...

Heaven Hill's Potter named co-master distiller
Lexington Herald Leader "His knowledge of Bourbon production and aging — and his ability to teach and relate these subjects to the trade and consumers — make him an ...