Kavalan creates second STR whisky

Taiwanese producer Kavalan will release its second shaved, toasted and re-charred (STR) whisky in October, which will also be the distillery’s first peated expression. The second STR whisky from Kavalan will launch in Taiwan as part of a four-bottle Christmas set. The new make spirit used to make the whisky was distilled from peated barley. Kavalan’s first STR whisky, Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique Single Cask Strength, is part of the distillery’s Solist series and is…

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Spirit of Yorkshire launches fourth single malt whisky

The Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery has released its fourth single malt whisky, an expression finished in Rioja wine casks. The new Filey Bay STR Finish follows the release of the first and second batch of the English distillery’s inaugural single malt, and its first Sherry cask-finished whisky. David Thompson, co-founder of Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery, said: “Although we haven’t been open for visitors during lockdown, the distillery has been operating as normal and we have…

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