Chivas Gives Us The 21-Year-Old Royal Salute

Chivas Brothers has launched their 21-Year-Old Polo Edition for their Royal Salute blended Scotch whisky. Royal Salute 21-Year-old Polo Edition is a combination of various grains and malts that have been aged for a minimum of 21 years and encased in turquoise porcelain bottles with a polo theme that is intended to depict the blue […]

The Dalmore Releases A 35-Year-Old

The Dalmore has released a 35 year old single malt Scotch whisky in a Baccarat crystal decanter. The Dalmore 35 is a collection of whiskies emanating from three wood profiles which include a distillery run bourbon barrel, a matusalem sherry butt and a port colheita pipe. Only 5000 bottles of The Dalmore 35 will be […]

AnCnoc Stacks The Peaty Deck

Highland single malt Scotch whisky, anCnoc, has announced the arrival of Stack to its Peaty collection. Stack is a peat-referenced name for the whisky as the term ‘stack’ refers to the last step in the peat-gathering process, where the peat blocks are stored together to dry ahead of being burnt. A mere 6000 bottles of […]

WhiskyCritic Vs. The Glenlivet 12

WhiskyCritic recently had the opportunity to review The Glenlivet 12-Year-Old, a Speyside single malt Scotch whisky whose reputation is longstanding as a decent and reliable whisky that also happens to be reasonably affordable. WC found no quarrel with any of these traits. WC is a firm believer that any whisky tasting is at least partially […]

David Beckham Gets To The Haig Club, Man

The Haig Club whisky was launched a mere two years ago but they are already branching out with a new single grain Scotch whisky called Haig Club Clubman. The Haig Club Clubman has been matured exclusively in American oak casks that have previously held Bourbon, producing notes of vanilla, butterscotch and sweet toffee. The Haig […]

Ardbeg Encourages You To Get Smuggly In Dark Cove

Ardbeg has launched their limited edition Ardbeg Dark Cove as their way of celebrating the Islay Festival of Malt and Music in May taking place next month on the famous whisky-producing island. Ardbeg’s island home – Islay – was the origin of a profitable whisky-smuggling business back in the day [18th and 19th centuries] and […]

WhiskyCritic vs. Dalmore 12-Year-Old

WhiskyCritic recently had the occasion [St. Patrick’s Day] and opportunity to imbibe a sampling of Dalmore 12-Year-Old single malt Scotch whisky and the experience should be the template for any whisky newbie who is giving single malt Scotch whisky their first post-college try. The popular choice for the day was, of course, Jameson or Bushmills […]

Look Out! It’s The Flying Scotsman!

Whether you remember the Flying Scotsman from your Thomas the Tank Engine set as a kid [or for your kids] or from actual experience of seeing it in person does not matter to Speyside Distillery, which has produced a special edition whisky to mark the return of the iconic Flying Scotsman steam locomotive to the […]