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[7 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on Whisky news for week #49 – 2012 | ]
Whisky news for week #49   – 2012

Ian Macleod Distillers Unveils New Look for Isle of Skye Blended Scotch Whisky

Independent bottlers and distillers, Ian Macleod Distillers, has revealed a new design for the core expressions of its award-winning Isle of Skye Blended Scotch Whisky range.

Reconnecting the brand with its historic home, the new packaging for Isle of Skye 8 Years Old and 12 Years Old takes direct …

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[2 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Whisky newsflash December 2nd

Here are some news that arrived in our inbox this week.
Master of Malt Announces A New Competition
Online retailer Master of Malt announces a new competition to win a VIP trip to the Highland Park Distillery.
Master of Malt have teamed up with Highland Park to give away a VIP trip to the Orkney Islands in Scotland. One lucky winner will have …

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[16 Nov 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Whisky Newsflash for Nov 16th 2012

Today’s newsflash is totally Master of Malt oriented. You may have noticed Ben & Co. are very creative and I guess Xmas is near and many new products are under way. If you read last week’s newsflash you remember the Gin Advent Calendar, and now a new Whisky Calendar is announced:
Whisky Advent Calendar
Online retailer Master of Malt announces the release …

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[7 Nov 2012 | 6 Comments | ]
Breaking news :  first commercial artisan Whisky Distillery in Israel is launched today.–“The Milk & Honey Distillery”

Just got this press release from the guys who have been long at work, planning and getting initial investment to create Israel’s first artisan whisky distillery on a commercial scale, they will go by the name of “The Milk & Honey Distillery”.
here is the PR:
The Milk & Honey Distillery The first artisan whisky distillery in the land of Israel
In the …

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[14 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Sunday NewsFlash  October 14th

The Ultimate Bowmore adventure

Bowmore distillery is offering a very cool prize for those who wish to enter their competition:
Along with Brand Advocates Ken Hames and Colin Prior, the winners will enjoy a unforgettable five day trip to Islay, from surviving on an uninhabited island overnight to photographing majestic eagles at dawn, this trip will be the ultimate outdoor lovers adventure …

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[24 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Whisky News Friday 23rd August

It’s hot, and it’s summer and most of you are/were/will be on vacation. But that is soon to end. Here in the meantime, a few whisky PRs that might interest you.
New Whisky book By Dominic Roskrow & Gavin D. Smith

The definitive 21st-century reference to the world’s greatest distilleries & their whiskies
Gavin D. Smith & Dominic Roskrow
With contributions by Davin de …

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[27 Jul 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Whisky Newsflash Friday 27th

Two recent whisky releases have arrived into our mailbox, and I thought they were pretty interesting.
Old Pulteney releases WK217 ‘Spectrum’
Old Pulteney releases the final installment of the boat series – WK217 ‘Spectrum’
Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky, known as The Maritime Malt, has released the
third and final expression of an acclaimed series of single malts related to extraordinary
boats from Wick.The …

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[23 Apr 2012 | One Comment | ]
Whisky Newsflash April 2012

Seems like Inver house distillers are hard at work, and this week’s News flash features two of their distilleries : Knockdhu (AnCnoc) and Speyburn. Let’s start with the latter.
Speyburn to launch new packaging
Speyburn Highland Single Malt Whisky has revealed a new fresher and more
contemporary look for its award-winning core expressions – Speyburn 10 Year Old and
Speyburn Bradan Orach. The iconic …

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[4 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
More Whisky news

Two new whisky clubs and one new AnCnoc. The whisky world does not rest…
JSMWS is launched

It’s true I am Jewish, but not very religious, I do not keep kosher, and I am not really devout (In other words, I don’t do much,but only the fun stuff), but there is always a warm corner in my heart for Jewish related issues, …

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[2 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Whisky Newsflash March 2nd  2012

So a few news items this week, from Smokehead , The Macallan and Ballantine’s.
Smokehead releases a Limited Edition Rock Design
Smokehead is a very nice and well priced Islay “mystery” whisky bottled by Ian McLoed, and has been around for quite some time. I’ve reviewed it in the past, and now it boasts a new edition, with the same nectar, but …