Neill reviews five recent releases from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. There's two Highland single malts, an island malt, a Speyside and an old single grain.
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Benriach To Open First Visitor Centre
Speyside distillery, Benriach, is getting ready to welcome to its first ever official visitor centre next month. Part of a six-figure investment project, the new centre will include a bar, tasting lounge and retail space.
Torabhaig Legacy 2017
Neill reviews the Torabhaig Legacy 2017 single malt Scotch whisky from the new distillery on the isle of Skye. Bottled at 46%.
Craigellachie Hotel to re-open
The Craigellachie Hotel in Speyside will reopen on May 17th. The famous Copper Dog Pub complete with new outdoor terrace area will feature a brand new menu curated by newly appointed Executive Chef and General Manager William Halsall.
Tomatin unveil The French Collection
Tomatin has announced the launch of a four-part limited releases series - The French Collection. The collection is a showcase of exceptional whiskies exhibiting the unique influence imparted by different French wine and spirit casks.
Dewar’s Portuguese Smooth
Portuguese Smooth is the most recent release from Dewar's. Finished in Port casks from the Douro Valley in Portugal, it's bottled at 40% and retails for £25. Reviewed by Neill Murphy.
One week until Spirit of Speyside
There are still some tickets left for the first ever virtual edition of the Spirit of Speyside Festival. Less than a week to go!
Benriach Ten Comes to Waitrose
Global drinks company Brown Forman, owner of Benriach distillery has secured its first deal with supermarket giant Waitrose & Partners. From 22nd April the distillery's new Original Ten will be available across 175 Waitrose Stores.
Mackmyra Moment “Prestige”
Neill reviews Prestige, a Swedish single malt from Mackmyra. A portion of the whisky was matured in casks that once held wine that would go on to become Champagne.
Macleod’s Regional Single Malts – Speyside, Highland & Islay
Neill reviews three single malts from Ian MacLeod Distillers. The Regional Malts range offers an introduction to the
Fettercairn 22 Year Old
Neill reviews a 22 year old single malt from the Fettercairn distillery in the Highlands of Scotland.
21 Year Old Speyside Single Malts from Boutique-y Whisky (Strathmill and Glen Spey)
Neill reviews a pair of mature single malts from Speyside. Distilled at Strathmill and Glen Spey and bottled by That Boutique-y Whisky Company.
A. D. Rattray Cask Collection Dailuaine 2011 8 Year Old
Neill reviews an 8 year old single malt, distilled at Dailuaine in Speyside in 2011. This single malt scotch whisky is bottled by A. D. Rattray.
The Whisky Works “King of Trees”
Neill reviews King of Trees, an intriguing blended malt from Whyte & MacKay's The Whisky Works... a portion of the blend was finished in a unique Scottish oak cask.
Cask Speyside & Cask Orkney
Neill reviews a pair of affordable mystery malts from A. D. Rattray. Cask Speyside 10 year old and Cask Orkney 18 year old.