Yorkshire distillery launches Sherry cask-finished whisky

English producer Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery has released its first Sherry cask-finished whisky, called Filey Bay Moscatel Finish. The whisky will be shipped to consumers once the UK lockdown is over, but the distillery is accepting orders for the new release via its website: spiritofyorkshire.com. David Thompson, Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery co-founder, said: “We’re in strange times at the moment. We’ve been planning this release since autumn last year. “We wanted to continue with the…

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Copenhagen Distillery bottles First Edition whisky

Danish spirit producer Copenhagen Distillery has bottled its First Edition Single Malt, its first grain-to-glass whisky release. Copenhagen Distillery’s First Edition Single Malt was distilled from a mash bill of local barley malt. The whisky was entirely fermented, distilled and matured in Copenhagen. Director of Copenhagen Distillery, Henrik Brinks, said: “First Edition completes my personal dream: groundbreaking single malt whisky, intense while elegant; and the first made in Copenhagen. I’m so excited to share it,…

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Dalmore unveils 51-year-old whisky for £55,000

Only 51 decanters of a 51-year-old Dalmore single malt Scotch whisky have been released, priced at RRP £55,000 (US$71,700) per bottle. Bottled at 40% ABV, the whisky was first matured in ex-Bourbon casks before being split between Port Colheita 1938 casks, Matusalem Sherry casks and first-fill Bourbon casks. The whiskies were then combined in specially selected Bourbon barrels. The rare expression will be presented in a crystal decanter and a high-gloss presentation case made from…

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Glasgow Distillery unveils Prometheus 30 Years Old

The Glasgow Distillery Company has completed its Prometheus series with the launch of a 30-year-old Speyside single malt Scotch whisky. With a limited edition run of 544 bottles, Prometheus 30 Years Old is a peated whisky that was matured in Sherry butts. Bottled at cask strength of 51.8% ABV without chill filtration, the whisky has been priced at RRP £1,250 (US$1,640) per 700ml bottle, and is available to buy online via the Glasgow Distillery website.…

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Macallan Folio 5 extends travel retail availability

Edrington has made the most recent single malt from The Macallan Archival Series available to travellers passing through London Heathrow, Dubai and Taiwan Taoyuan airports. The Macallan Archival Series Folio 5 has been bottled at 43% ABV and priced at RRP £250 (US$350). It is available from The Macallan Boutiques. The fifth release in the series depicts a former advert featuring the tale of ‘Luggy Bonnet’, accompanied by the words “keep this knot firmly tied”.…

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