What Time Is It? Whisky Time! According To Louis Moinet

The more leisurely people might say that “any time” is a good time to be drinking whisky but Swiss watchmaker Louis Moinet takes that literally – quite literally – as they have embedded a droplet of 1862 Old Vatted Glenlivet Scotch whisky directly into a series of their watches. Distributed by the appropriately named retailer, […]

Tyrconnell Reveals A 16-Year-Old Irish Whiskey

A little late for St. Patrick’s Day but a little late is better than never as The Tyrconnell has announced the release of their Tyrconnell 16-Year-Old single malt Irish whiskey. The Tyrconnell is produced in traditional pot stills, using double distillation, and is bottled at 46% alcohol by volume [92 proof] and has matured in […]

WC Visits Tropical Paradise With Glenmorangie 18-Year-Old Extremely Rare

Usually when people win the lottery, one of the first things they say they want to do is take a holiday, trip or vacation to some type of tropical location. WhiskyCritic did this recently – alas, without winning an actual lottery – but you could say WC won the lottery when we tasted some of […]

Benromach Gets Woody

Benromach has released Sassicaia Wood Finish 2009 – a limited-edition whisky initially matured in first-fill bourbon barrels before a finishing period spent in Sassicaia wine casks from the Bolgheri wine region in Italy. The Benromach Sassicaia Wood Finish 2009 has been bottled at 45% alcohol by volume [90 proof]. Only 8000 bottles of The Benromach […]

Glenturret Releases 29-Year-Old In Honor Of Super Duper Cooper

Glenturret Distillery has released their Jamieson’s Jigger Edition – a 29-Year-Old single cask malt whisky which is in honor of the recently retired distillery’s cooper, Michael Jamieson [pictured], whose career as a cooper has spanned four decades. The Glenturret Jamieson’s Jigger Edition is a cask strength single malt whisky. Only 170 bottles of The Glenturret […]

Le Clos Goes All Out With Karuizawa Geisha

LeClos has unveiled their unique complete Karuizawa Geisha Series collection of Japanese whisky – which will be on display at the Dubai airport. The 27-bottle Karuizawa Geisha Series is comprised of whisky which have been aged 29, 30, 31 and 50 years from the distillery which closed 17 years ago. The Karuizawa Geisha Series will […]

Tomatin Releases Five Malts

Tomatin has revealed a new limited-edition single malt series they are calling the Five Virtues, representing nature’s elements of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. 
Tomatin Wood has been aged in French, American and Hungarian oak casks, while Fire is matured in heavily charred oak. Earth is matured in peat-dried malted barley casks and Metal […]

Bushmills Sees Red For St. Patrick’s Day

In yet another announcement timed for St. Patrick’s Day, Bushmills is seeing red with their launch of what they are calling Red Bush blended whiskey. Bushmills Red Bush is a blend of triple-distilled Irish single malt and Irish grain whiskey that has been matured in a bourbon cask. Bushmills Red Bush is available beginning in […]