Charles Hamilton has released ‘The Isles’ – a blended set of whiskies featuring the Speyside, Highland, Islay and Lowland regions. The Isles is bottled at 40% alcohol by volume [80 proof] and is said to produce notes of toffee and jasmine with a and spicy marine underbelly. The Isles will be available in the UK […]
Lavagulin has released a limited edition of their Islay single malt Scotch whisky. The limited edition bottling of Lagavulin 8 Year Old is in honor of one of Britain’s most famous whisky writers, Alfred Barnard. Barnard was first ever whisky journalist and sampled an 8 Year Old Lagavulin during a visit to Islay. The heavily […]
If it sounds like music to your ears, then you are in luck because it is becoming available. Lagavulin 8-Year-Old, an Islay single malt Scotch whisky, is aged exclusively in refill American oak casks, bottled at 48% alcohol content [96 proof] and is said to have tasting notes of charred, minty, dark chocolate, and sweet […]
The new year has officially arrived and bringing with it are six new single cask releases from indie bottler, Wemyss Malts. The six casks represent the traditional Scottish geographical whisky-producing areas of Speyside, Islay and The Highlands and range from 13 to 25 years old. The full cask list consists of Sizzling Charcoal 1997 from […]
Laphroaig has released a 32-Year-Old single malt Scotch whisky celebrating their 200th anniversary as a distillery. The Islay whisky was matured in first-fill ex-Oloroso sherry casks and produces notes of fruit, nuts and brown sugar. Laphroaig 32-Year-Old is available for $1150 per bottle beginning in November 2015.
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the opening of their Islay distillery, Laphroaig has released a 16-year-old single malt Scotch whisky. The Laphroaig 16-Year-Old Anniversary Edition, bottled at 48.4% alcohol content [96.8 proof], is said to begin with citrus and vanilla notes before transitioning into pepper and fruit tastes and finishing with sea salt and […]
If you happen to have an hour on your hands, then you may want to spend it watching the The full-length documentary entitled “Whisky: The Islay Edition”…
CBS correspondent Bob Simon died in an automobile accident earlier this year, while he was working on a segment for the television show “60 Minutes” featuring the famous Scottish “whisky island” of Islay. Simon’s unfinished segment was finished by the CBS show staff…