Aberfeldy unveils pop-up at Taoyuan Airport

Bacardi Global Travel Retail has partnered with Ever Rich Duty Free to open a pop-up store for Aberfeldy Scotch whisky at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. The new pop-up has launched ahead of the “region’s key holiday travel time, including Diwali, Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year when gifting is an important purchase motivation”. It will run until the end of February 2020. Two global travel retail-exclusive expressions will be the focus of the campaign…

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Aberfeldy launches 40-year-old bottle filling experience

Bacardi-owned Scotch brand Aberfeldy has launched three 40-year-old single cask whiskies, which are available exclusively from the distillery as a hand-bottling experience. The Highland distillery will bottle three American oak ex-Bourbon hogsheads, each filled on 22 August 1978. Cask #5029 will be bottled at 50.1% ABV and is described as having “honeysuckle and freshly cut grass” notes, with a “burst of cloves” and cereal notes on the palate. Cask #5030 (47.3% ABV) has flavours of…

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Aberfeldy adds 19-year-old to Exceptional Cask Series

Bacardi Global Travel Retail (GTR) has partnered with Dubai Duty Free to launch a limited edition Aberfeldy 19-year-old single malt Scotch whisky as part of its Exceptional Cask Series. The small batch release was chosen by malt master Stephanie McLeod and was blended from four Aberfeldy casks. One component of the blend was aged in an ex-Sherry cask, while the other three liquids spent 15 years in refill casks before being transferred into oloroso Sherry…

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The week in pictures

New York aperitivo bar Dante kicked off a new series of bar takeovers this week, which will celebrate the vermouth category. The first event in the series saw the bar team from Athens drinking den Odori travel to New York to mix up a host of signature aperitivo cocktails. The series will continue over the next three weeks, with bartenders from Le Sirenuse in Miami, Maybe Frank in Sydney and Kwant in London each appearing…

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