Compass Box announced a February release of Magic Cask, a blended malt Scotch whisky finished in Oloroso sherry butts. The whisky is a cask selected from a batch that was re-racked in 2016, according to a news release. Magic Cask was bottled at 46% ABV, … Continue readingCompass Box to Release Magic Cask Blended Malt Scotch
Scotland’s Tomatin Distillery announced an online auction of rare whiskies, including a new-fill Tomatin cask, hosted by The Grand Whisky Auction, in support of its long-time charity partner, Maggie’s Highlands. Proceeds from the auction will go to the charity’s cancer support network in the Highlands … Continue readingTomatin Distillery to Hold Online Charity Auction of Vintage Whiskies, New-Fill Cask Experience
Scottish whisky-makers Gordon & MacPhail unveiled the brand for its new distillery, which is being constructed in the Cairngorms National Park: The Cairn. The name reflects its location overlooking the Cairngorn mountains at the gateway to Speyside, according to a new release issued by the … Continue readingGordon & MacPhail Announces Brand of Forthcoming Distillery as ‘The Cairn’
When I saw the story circulating about the couple finding Prohibition-era whisky in their floorboards and in their walls, I thought it was another cool renovation story. These stories surface from time to time: People get to cracking open their old houses and find whiskey … Continue readingIs The Prohibition Whiskey Found In The New York House Fake?
Rosebank Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky announced the first in a series of annual limited edition releases, starting with a 30-year-old vintage bottle. The hand-selected vintage, laid down in 1990, were bottled and marked “Release One,” commemorating the revival of the distillery after its closure … Continue readingRevived Rosebank Distillery Announces Release of Limited Edition 30-Year Whisky
A bottle of the oldest whisky to ever be released has gone to auction. The bottle is a 78-year single malt Scotch whisky from Macallan’s Red Collection, which comprises 40-, 50-, 60-, 71-, 74- and 78-year-olds. The auction by Whisky Hammer runs through Oct. 25 … Continue reading78-Year Macallan Goes to Auction; Oldest Bottle Ever to be Released