Bulleit’s Stitzel-Weller Distillery Offered As X-Mas Gift

Bulleit’s Louisville, Kentucky-based Stitzel-Weller Distillery can be all yours – or purchased as a Christmas gift for somebody – this holiday season. The upscale Neiman-Marcus catalog is offering the bourbon distillery as a “Fantasy Gift” in its annual Christmas Book of high-end giftery [see link below]. The gift is actually part of Bulleit’s Orphan Barrel […]

Speyside Goes Dark With Beinn Dubh Whisky

Speyside Distillery has introduced their Beinn Dubh single malt Scotch whisky – a unique ruby-black-colored whisky named after the Celtic expression for “black mountain”. The whisky gets its signature color after having aged in toasted port casks from the Douro Valley in Portugal and is said to give off notes of both fruit and chocolate […]

Air BnB Offers Knob Creek Campalooza

Online lodging rental service AirBnB has collaborated with Kentucky bourbon maker Knob Creek to offer a chance – via online auction – at going along on the distillery’s annual campout at a campground on distillery property. The winner’s bid amount will benefit hunger charity Share Our Strength, which gets 100% of the value of the […]

Aultmore Unveils Foggie Moss

In a nod to their Buckie Road distillery’s misty Speyside location, Aultmore has revealed a single malt Scotch whisky called Aultmore of the Foggie Moss for their travel retail markets. Aultmore of the Foggie Moss. Aultmore of the Foggie Moss will only be available in travel retail locations in Asia.

Shetland Reel Distillery Bottles First Shetland Single Malt Whisky

The Shetland Distillery has bottled the first single malt whisky from the Shetland Islands in Scotland. Although the whisky is aged and distilled in Portsoy near Aberdeen on the mainland, it is then ferried to the island of Unst where it is officially bottled. The distillery has plans to eventually build a full-fledged distillery on […]

Brown-Forman And Teeling Make Moves As Irish Whiskey Explosion Underway

Not waiting around for the market to soften, both Brown-Forman and Teeling have made moves involving actual and potential Irish whiskey distilleries in Ireland. Brown-Forman – whose bourbon/whiskey brands include Jack Daniel’s and Woodford Reserve – have formally purchased Slane Castle Whiskey Limited with the intent of opening a distillery near Dublin. Meanwhile, Teeling has […]

New Raasay Distillery Nearing Birth

“New” is not usually a good word in the whisky industry but new distilleries in tradition-rich Scotland don’t come around very often, so excitement is gurgling as the new whisky distillery on the Isle of Raasay nears fruition. R&B Distillers is seeking to develop what had been a failed hotel into a whisky-producing distillery beginning […]

Diageo Opens Up Distillery Doors With Google Business View

Spirits giant, Diageo – owners of many of the world’s most famous and notable whisky brands – has opened up the doors to four of its famous whisky distilleries via Google’s Business View. The unprecedented access for a whisky brand gives a virtual tour of Cardhu Distillery [see link below] along with The Singleton of […]