Archive For October 21, 2017

Bunnahabhain Stiùireadair (46.3%)

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Bunnahabhain Stiùireadair (46.3%)

Bunnahabhain has always been high up on my favorite distilleries list, and the Bunnahabhain 12 (reviewed here) is one of the more complex entry level whiskies out there and my favorite go-to everyday drams. In this expression, the distillery is using the allure of 100% sherry matured whisky, to take some of the pressure off…

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Glenmorangie’s Wood Experiments – A Whisky Show Masterclass With Dr. Bill Lumsden

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Glenmorangie’s Wood Experiments – A Whisky Show Masterclass With Dr. Bill Lumsden

Getting to London’s Whisky Show this year was a real challenge. My flight was canceled, and I couldn’t get on another flight until the next day. I missed the first day of the Show, and with it I missed two outstanding masterclasses, One looking at Talisker from new make to the 35 Year Old with…

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Rosebank Distillery to be resurrected by Ian Macleod

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Rosebank Distillery to be resurrected by Ian Macleod

Following the announcement on the recreation of Brora and Port Ellen by Diageo yesterday, Ian Macleod, owners of Glengoyne and Tamdhu, announced today that they will be bringing Falkirk’s Rosebank distillery back to life. Here is the official Press release: Ian Macleod Distillers has today revealed plans to resurrect one of Scotland’s most cherished distilleries. “Rosebank…

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Brora and Port Ellen to be Rebuilt by Diageo, Operational 2020

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Brora and Port Ellen to be Rebuilt by Diageo, Operational 2020

It seems like many whisky fans are going to get their wishes granted, and Diageo just announced the rebuilding of Port Ellen and Brora, to return to distillation in 2020. Here is the full press release: Iconic “lost” distilleries revived in major scotch investment PORT Ellen and Brora, two of the most revered “lost” distilleries…

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