Singleton unveils 38-year-old single malt

Diageo has released a 38-year-old single malt Scotch whisky from The Singleton of Glen Ord distillery, priced at £2,100 (US$2,760). Only 1,689 bottles of The Singleton 38-Year-Old will be available globally. The cask strength whisky was drawn from eight casks and under went a 26-year secondary maturation, the longest in the brand’s history. After 12 years of ageing, the whisky was poured into a selection of experimental casks of ex-Bourbon, Pedro Ximénez oloroso-seasoned casks and…

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Loch Lomond adds 30-year-old whisky to core range

Highland distiller Loch Lomond has unveiled two age-statement single malt whiskies as part of its core range, including a cask strength 30-year-old Scotch. Loch Lomond Whiskies has launched its 21 Years Old and 30 Years Old whiskies, each said to capture the ‘signature fruity character’ of the distillery. Michael Henry, Loch Lomond Whiskies master blender, said: “Working on these two aged products has been a pleasure. Each expression perfectly showcases our signature style and the…

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Teeling creates peated single malt whiskey

Dublin-based Teeling has released its first peated single malt Irish whiskey, called Blackpitts. The new Teeling Blackpitts (46% ABV) is said to be one of very few peated single malt whiskeys currently available in Ireland. The whiskey was made using barley that had been dried over smoke created by burning peat or turf. Teeling said the method was extensively used in Ireland before coal became widely available in the whiskey industry. The expression is named…

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A Tale of Cake taps into Glenmorangie’s sweet side

The Glenmorangie Company has unveiled a new single malt Scotch, Glenmorangie A Tale of Cake, as part of a new series of whiskies. The limited edition expression was the result of Glenmorangie’s director of whisky creation, Dr Bill Lumsden, experimenting with Tokaji dessert wine casks. Glenmorangie A Tale of Cake is said to evoke memories of when Lumsden would bake with his granny and the pineapple upside down cake his daughter made him for his…

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Lagavulin launches Islay Jazz 2020 whisky

Diageo-owned Scotch brand Lagavulin has released a limited edition 22-year-old single malt whisky to mark this year’s Islay Jazz Festival. The Lagavulin Jazz 2020 whisky celebrates the 22nd anniversary of the Islay Jazz Festival this year, which will be held in an online format on 3 October. Since 2011, Lagavulin has released a whisky every year for the festival on its island home of Islay. Held in partnership with Jazz Scotland, this year’s event will…

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