Catching up on Friday (22 September 2017)

A Tast Dram Catching up on Friday (22 September 2017)

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.


Press releases and industry news from the past week(s).

Benromach Château Cissac

The Benromach family keeps growing. The Speyside distillery unveiled a new Vintage in their Château Cissac Finish. The new 2009 Vintage was finished in first-fill casks from Château Cissac, a winery in the Bordeaux region, for 25 months.

Benromach Château Cissac

Read the full press release on the A Tasty Dram Tumblr microblog

Glenfiddich Experimental Series #3 Winter Storm

Glenfiddich confirmed the rumour from a few weeks ago. The third Experimental Series whisky is finished for six months in Canadian ice wine casks from Peller Estate winery. Winter Storm is 21 years old and bears a price tag of £199.

Glenfiddich Experimental Series #3 Winter Storm


What's peeping through the barley?

Deanston 2008 Bordeaux Red Wine cask

Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2008

Bruichladdich prepares the second edition from the Bere Barley 2008 whisky. The barley was grown on Dunlossit Estate on Islay. The whisky matured nine years and is the oldest Bere barley expression from them to date.

Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2008 Dunlossit Estate

Source: Colas Online

Ardbeg Grooves

A few weeks ago, the Committee release of Ardbeg Grooves turned up in the Colas Database. This label for the regular Ardbeg Day Whisky confirms pretty much the new expression. To be expected somewhere in May 2018.

Ardbeg Grooves
Source: Colas Online

Some interesting reads and sees

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