Catching up on Friday (4 August 2017)

A Tasty Dram Catching up on Friday (4 August 2017) Whisky News

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


Douglas Laing reveals Rock Oyster Sherry Edition

The new Rock Oyster Sherry Edition from Douglas Laing is the first Rock Oyster bottling to carry a Sherry influence, having spent the final spell of its maturation in Spanish Sherry butts.

Rock Oyster Sherry Edition

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Ardnamurchan now has whisky in its warehouse

Ardnamurchan’s maturing spirit has officially become whisky exactly three years after the Scottish distillery laid down its first casks on 1 August 2014.  According to the company, the whisky won’t be released until its aged a minimum of seven years, meaning a release date of 2021.

Ardnamurchan whisky

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Whispers I heard through the barley...

Compass Box No Name

A new limited release with a backbone of an undisclosed Islay single malt, some Clynelish and French oak finished whisky. It does not feature a name as the whisky should speak for itself… Hence its name No Name

Compass Box No Name

More about the label on the Tumblr microblog A Tasty Dram 

Some more interesting reads, sees and hears

That's it. See you next week folks! Enjoy the weekend with a dram or two.