Johnnie Walker Platinum Label Has A New Name – Johnnie Walker 18

What you used to know as Johnnie Walker Platinum Label has a new name and a new lease on life as Johnnie Walker Aged 18 Years. Johnnie Walker Aged 18 Years is a blend of up to 18 different whiskies, including Speyside malts such as Cardhu, Glen Elgin and Auchroisk as well as Highland malts […]

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 […]

Glen Moray Gives Birth To Triplets – 12, 15 And 18 Year Olds

Glen Moray has released three Speyside single malt whiskies – a 12 year old, a 15 year old and an 18 year old -with the 12 and 18 year olds having been matured in American oak casks while the 15 year old has aged in both sherry and American oak casks. Both the Glen Moray […]

Chivas Speaks Italian With Chivas 18

Chivas Regal has partnered with venerable Italian design firm Pininfarina to produce a stylish re-design of its Chivas regal 18-Year-Old blended Scotch whisky. Just in time for the upcoming holiday gift-giving season, Pininfarina designed a supple, curvy gift tin which highlights the bottle and gives it a distinct aerodynamic look reminiscent of its more famous […]

Tullamore D.E.W. Expands In The UK

Tullamore D.E.W. has revealed a trio of single malt Irish whiskeys in the UK – a 14 year old single malt, an 18 year old single malt, and a limited edition Celebratory Phoenix single batch. Both Tullamore D.E.W. single malts are finished in bourbon, Oloroso sherry, port and Madeira casks. Both 14 and 18-Year-Old single […]

Tobermory Proudly Announces Birth Of Malt Whisky Twins

Tobermory Distillery is proud to announce the birth of twin limited edition malts – Tobermory 18-Year-Old Bourbon Cask and Tobermory 20-Year-Old Sherry Cask. The Tobermory 18-Year-Old Bourbon Cask is a one-off small batch production with a cinnamon, licorice, sea salt and maple syrup notes. The Tobermory 20-Year-Old Sherry Cask offers nutty, spicy and sweet notes. […]

Glen Grant Introduces Single Malt Whisky Triplets

Glen Grant is launching three new single malt Scotch whiskies – a 12 Year Old, 12 Year Old Non Chill-Filtered and 18 Year Old [43% alcohol by volume, 86 proof]. All three of Glen Grant’s new single malt whiskies will be available beginning in June 2016.

Dewar’s Releases Last Of Scotland’s Great Malts – The Deveron

Dewar’s has released the final of five single malts in their Scotland’s Last Great Malts collection with the release of The Deveron – a single malt Scotch whisky from the Macduff distillery near Aberdeen – and named after the nearby River Deveron. The Deveron is the fifth and last release of this collection and will […]