Old school brand Chivas Regal has created a new blend – Chivas Regal 13 Irish Whiskey Cask – that includes some Irish whiskey in the mix. Chivas Extra 13 Irish Whiskey Cask is a traditional Chivas Regal blend of Scotch whiskies but with the added twist of a portion of the blend being finished for […]
Irish Distillers-owned Green Spot has collaborated with Canadian winery Quails’ Gate [based in British Columbia] to produce a pinot noir-finished Irish whiskey for their Wine Geese Series, which features Ireland’s contributions to the world of wine. The limited edition Green Spot Quails’ Gate was initially matured in both American oak and ex-sherry casks before being […]
Heaven’s Door Spirits – co-founded by iconic American folk singer, Bob Dylan, in 2018 – has added to their Bootleg Series with the release of an 11-year-old wheated bourbon finished in Islay whisky casks. Heaven’s Door Spirits Bootleg Series Vol IV is an 11-year-old wheated bourbon which spent nearly a year finishing in seasoned Scotch […]
Campbeltown distillery Glen Scotia has released a limited edition 21-year-old single malt. Glen Scotia 21-Year-Old was matured in both refill ex-bourbon barrels as well as re-fill American oak hogsheads before being finished in a first-fill Oloroso sherry cask, then bottled at 46% alcohol by volume [92 proof] and is said to offer notes of apple, […]
Ian Macleod Distillers has released Smokehead Terminado – an Islay single malt whisky finished in tequila casks. Smokehead Tequila Cask Terminado was finished in tequila casks, bottled at 43% alcohol by volume [86 proof] and is said to offer notes of barbecued pineapple, blood orange, lime, peach and toffee. Smokehead Tequila Cask Terminado is being […]
Courvoisier has released a new cognac – Courvisier Mizunara – finished in Japanese mizunara casks. Courvisier Mizunara Cognac was made using Grand Champagne – a cru from the Cognac region – and aged in French oak barrels before being finished mizunara casks. Only 500 bottles of Courvisier Mizunara are being offered at $2,000 per bottle.
Tasmania’s Lawrenny Estate Distillery has released a single malt whisky entitled Descension, which was finished in Boal Madeira wine casks. Lawrenny Descension was created using Tasmanian barley, water from the upper River Derwent, then was matured in both ex-Port and ex-bourbon casks before being finished in Boal Madeira casks and bottled at 46.6% alcohol by […]
Royal Salute is celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with the release of a limited edition Scotch whisky appropriately dubbed the Royal Salute Platinum Jubilee Edition, with a bottle design inspired by seven of the Queen’s ‘iconic’ brooches from her personal collection. Royal Salute Platinum Jubilee Edition is a blend of aged whiskies from seven ghost […]