Elixir Distillers Name Georgie Crawford to Head Up New Islay Distillery

Elixir Distillers announced the appointment of Georgie Crawford as distillery manager for the company’s forthcoming Islay distillery. Having been with Diageo’s distilleries for 14 years, more recently as manager for Lagavulin and then the Port Ellen Distillery Revival project, Crawford will join Elixir Distillers this … Continue readingElixir Distillers Name Georgie Crawford to Head Up New Islay Distillery

Compass Box Reimagines Great King Street Scotch Line

Compass Box Scotch Whiskymakers will reimagine a pair of popular expressions with a redesign and simplified names: Artist Blend and Glasgow Blend. Previously known as the Great King Street collection, the whiskys were first introduced in the early 2010s. The spirits were created by Compass … Continue readingCompass Box Reimagines Great King Street Scotch Line

Highland Park Announces 50-Year Whiskey Release, Special Single Cask Offering

Highland Park announced a pair of new releases, one a 50-year single malt Scotch whiskey, and the other a single cask release with proceeds to be donated to a COVID emergency response which aids children of first responders. The new Highland Park 50 Year Old edition … Continue readingHighland Park Announces 50-Year Whiskey Release, Special Single Cask Offering

Compass Box to Release Limited Edition Menagerie Blended Malt Whisky

Compass Box Scotch Whiskymaker announced the U.S. release of its new limited edition Menagerie Blended Malt Whisky, which will be available in early April. A news release describes the whisky as “an exploration of Scotch whisky’s wilder side,” noting that distillers sought malts with “a … Continue readingCompass Box to Release Limited Edition Menagerie Blended Malt Whisky

Is Rock in Roll Dead? Rival Sons Singer Jay Buchanan Weighs in and Talks Modern Masculinity

Available on most podcast apps, including Apple, Google, Spotify, Stitcher and Pandora. On this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, lead singer of rock band Rival Sons, Jay Buchanan, joins Fred. Buchanan, previously a solo artist, helped form Rival Sons in 2008 with guitarist Scott Holiday. Since 2009, the band has … Continue readingIs Rock in Roll Dead? Rival Sons Singer Jay Buchanan Weighs in and Talks Modern Masculinity