Catching up with the Whisky Week (2 February 2018)


After a busy week, I'll try to get you up to speed in less then two minutes on the latest whisky news, rumours and interesting blog posts from the past week.

News

Press releases and industry news from the past week.

Glenmorangie Spios

The latest Private Edition has been officially introduced by Bill Lumsden earlier this week. Glenmorangie Spios fully matured in ex-rye casks. The Scottisch Gaelic name means as much as spicy...

Glenmorangie Spios

Glenmorangie will expand its distilleries

Another bit of interesting news from the Sixteen Men of Tain was the expansion plan for Glenmorangie Distillery. They have plans to build a second stillhouse and additional mashing and fermentation vessels.

Glenmorangie Distillery

Malt Mill miniature shows up on auction site

It looks like Ken Loach's 'The Angels Share' wasn't all fiction after all. A miniature of the Holy Grail of whisky turned up at an auction site this week. Scotch Whisky Auctions will sell an extremely rare 10-year-old Malt Mill single malt from 1959. The liquid appears to have its origins in a blender's sample that was bottled by James MacArthur & Sons. Let's hope it isn't as fake as the 1878 Macallan...

Malt Mill miniature

The Singleton of Glendullan 40YO

Diageo released a 40-year-old Singleton single malt as part of the Forgotten Drops series. The whisky aged in refill American casks and is bottled at 58.6% ABV.
The Singleton of Glendullan 40YO

Rumours

Whispers heard through the barley.

The Macallan Edition n°4

The Macallan Edition n°4
Source: Colas Online

Longmorn 23

Longmorn 23

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