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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Charles Hamilton Has The Isles

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 […]

Deanston Unveils 40 Year-Old

Deanston has unveiled a limited-edition 40 year old Highland single malt whisky for your enjoyment. The Deanston 40 Year-Old has been bottled at 45.6% alcohol by volume [91.2 proof] and spent time in whisky refill casks before finishing 10 years of its maturation in Oloroso sherry casks. Only 500 bottles of the Deanston 40 Year-Old […]

Tobermory Releases 19 And 21-Year Old

Tobermory Distillery has released a pair of limited-edition single malt whiskies, – a Ledaig 19 Year-Old and a Tobermory 21 Year-Old. The peated Ledaig 19 Year Old is bottled at 51% alcohol by volume [102 proof] and matured in oak wood casks before being finished in Marsala wine casks. The un-peated Tobermory 21 Year Old, […]