Ardbeg 25 Years Old joins core whisky range

Islay distillery Ardbeg has added a 25-year-old expression to its core range – the oldest permanent Scotch whisky bottling from the brand. Ardbeg 25 Years Old is a single malt that was distilled in the 1990s before being bottled at 46% ABV after 25 years of maturation. Although the whisky is part of the brand’s core range, it will be available in limited quantities due to its age. Ardbeg 25 Years Old is available now…

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Limited edition Arrrrrrrdbeg! celebrates Mickey Heads

Islay Scotch brand Ardbeg has unveiled its first rye cask-matured whisky to commemorate the retirement of distillery manager Mickey Heads, called Arrrrrrrdbeg!. Heads had looked after the Ardbeg distillery since 2007 and retired in late 2020 after 13 years. Exclusively available to members of the Ardbeg Committee from 1 February, Arrrrrrrdbeg! is the distillery’s first whisky matured solely in ex-rye casks. Tasting notes include a spicy mouthfeel with fruit and gently smoke. The bottle design…

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5 Unique Whiskeys That You Should Try Right Now

It’s hard to know which of the 100s of new spirits are worth buying. We picked five unique whiskeys that you won’t regret trying. The post 5 Unique Whiskeys That You Should Try Right Now appeared first on Boozist. Go to Source Author: Colin Joliat {authorlink}

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Whisky Show reveals 2020 bottlings

The Whisky Exchange has created three single cask bottlings in celebration of its Virtual Whisky Show 2020 next month. The 12th edition of the Whisky Show had been scheduled to take place on 2-4 October at Old Billingsgate in London. Due to the pandemic, the show’s organisers decided to hold a digital event from 2-9 October, hosted by drinks writer Dave Broom. Every year, The Whisky Exchange releases an exclusive series of bottlings for its Whisky…

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Unmissable Scotch distilleries to visit

Covid-19 might have scuppered a summer’s worth of tourism for much of the UK, but with restrictions continuing to ease an increasing number of Scotch whisky distilleries are now reopening to visitors. Here, we look at 10 sites worth making a stop for.  It might not be business as normal, but there are plenty of distilleries open for business and waiting to welcome you once more, with a range of Covid-safe measures in place. The…

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