Home » Archive

Articles in the Duty Free Category

Duty Free, Featured, Headline, Highland Park, NAS, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Travel Retail, Twitter »

[14 Nov 2013 | 4 Comments | ]
Tasting The Highland Park Warrior series

Highland park is one of my top three scotch distilleries and this is no secret, I’ve tasted most of their OB starting from the 10 CS, Hjarta, 12,15,17,18,21,25,30,end even tasted  the wonderful 40 yo (when the blog was celebrating 500 posts!). You can understand how keen I was to be able to taste the new Travel Retail line of expressions …

Duty Free, Featured, Glenrothes, Headline, Tasting Notes, Travel Retail »

[13 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
The New Glenrothes Manse Brae Collection (Travel Retail)

I’m Very glad to be able to feature some new Glenrothes tasting notes on the blog. God knows I’ve not tasted anything new from the GR in a long time. I’m really a fan of their range and their lovely simplistic packaging (cardboard, and not much bling) .This time it’s 3 new Travel Retail expressions, a NAS, and two (thank …

Dalmore, Duty Free, Headline, NAS, Tasting Notes »

[25 Mar 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
A new Dalmore (duty free) named Valour

A few weeks ago The Dalmore released this new expression, intended for Duty Free shops worldwide. Why Valour? It’s  named after the Clan Mackenzie’s act of bravery in 1263 when an ancestor of the Mackenzie Clan bravely saved King Alexander III from a charging stag. The grateful King granted the Mackenzies with a ‘Royal’ 12-pointer stag in their coat of …

Duty Free, Featured, Grant's, Travel Retail »

[3 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Passing through CDG airport (Paris) soon? Check this out!

If you are passing through CDG airport in Paris,France soon? You are? lucky devils!

Besides some very interesting Travel retail only editions you can find there, William Grant & Sons (Maker’s of Grant’s blended whisky) have set up an exclusive brand store, at the CDG, Terminal 2 , only this February.
The shop was placed there because “William Grant & Sons has …

Duty Free, Featured, Headline, Highlands, Old Pulteney, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes »

[20 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Tasting Old Pulteney WK209

This is a new expression to be released to the Duty Free market (in 1 liter bottles) in about two months time. It is replacing the very successful WK499 ‘Isabella Fortuna’.
Bottled at 46%, Unchill-filtered, natural colour, the spirit has been matured entirely in European sherry casks. Limited to about 9000 bottles, only. It’s name is after a steam Herring Drifter …