World First Blockchain Whisky

Ailsa Bay has launched the world’s first-ever blockchain whisky, capturing the full distilling and manufacturing process. You can track the whisky from its source all the way to your glass.  Why so? You may well ask. Well, the growing number of fakes on the market seems like a good place to start. Blockchain information essentially means…

Last chance to try the Craigellachie 51 Year old for free

 Sydney, Australia – After waiting 51 years to be enjoyed by people all over the world, there are only ten days left to enter the Craigellachie 51 lottery to be in with a chance to sip on your very own dram at Bar 51 pop-up. While most super-aged whiskies of this calibre would command a…

Spirit of the Week – Wolfburn Distillery ‘Langskip’ Single Malt

WORDS KEN GARGETT The emergence of a new Scottish distillery, even if it is a resurrection of an old one, will always attract attention, especially when they hit the ground with an array of cracking malts and make a real splash on the show circuit. The original Wolfburn Distillery was founded back in 1821 but,…

Copper Dog: Capturing The Spirit Of Speyside

Copper Dog is named after a device created in the 18th century by distillery workers to swipe whisky and take home. Made from a piece of copper tubing, it had a penny soldered to one end and a cork in the other. Making it easy to sip and refill, it never left its owner’s side….

Whisky Is Coming – DIAGEO’S Limited Game Of Thrones Whiskies

What’s better than a dram after a long day as you toast to a highly anticipated episode of Game of Thrones? Well…that would be toasting with a glass of whisky that represents the kingdom you’re rooting for of course. DIAGEO and HBO have teamed up to release a limited-edition collection of seven Single Malt Scotch…

Scotch Whisky Is Liquid Gold: And It’s Valued Like It Too

The Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index (KFLII) has shown that whisky has risen dramatically in value in the last ten years. In fact, in just the last 12 months it has already grown by 40% in value. For the first time, the KFLII featured a top 100 Whisky Index. Which listed 100 different bottles of…

A Collection Of Whisky For Everyone, But Not Everyone Can Get Their Hands On Them

Ten limited-edition Scotch Whiskies will be released in April this year as part of Diageo’s‘2019 Special Release Collection’. Just to make these bottles even more exclusive, the whiskies will only be distributed in limited quantities. The ‘Special Releases Collection’ has a range of hand-selected whiskies from distilleries of all types; from distinguished, lesser known and even closed distilleries….

Perfecting The Art of Sherry Cask Finishes for 192 Years

The GlenDronach is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland, creating richly sherried Highland Single Malts for the best part of two centuries. To find this gem, you’re best heading towards Speyside from Aberdeen, a road well travelled by whisky explorers, deep into the to the East Highland hills and the valley of Forgue (google…

The John Walker Masters’ Edition 50 Years In The Making

October sees the release of The John Walker Masters’ Edition, a “triple-matured” Scotch whisky that has been crafted from six ‘ghost’ whiskies, each aged for a minimum of 50 years. All the whiskies in the The John Walker Masters’ Edition were taken from distilleries that existed during John Walker’s lifetime (1805-1857). Five of the six…

Johnnie Walker Brings Game of Thrones Fans White Walker Whisky

It may have thawed Down Under, with the aromas of spring fresh in the air, but Johnnie Walker is here to remind you that the next winter is coming. The iconic whisky brand has teamed up with HBO’s best-loved series, Game of Thrones, to release White Walker, a limited-edition Scotch Whisky inspired by the show’s…

How To Make a Flower Walker

SPONSORED GLASS: Old Fashioned INGREDIENTS: 45ml Johnnie Walker Gold Label 30ml Fresh lemon juice 15ml Elderflower cordial 15ml Egg white METHOD: Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain over fresh ice in an Old Fashioned glass GARNISH: A small white flower or lemon twist