Jura Rum Cask Finish

Jura distillery is among the remotest in Scotland. It stands on an island where deer outnumber people. The Jura Scotch whisky has been going through something of a revival in recent years. The latest incarnation is the Rum Cask Finish. Reviewed by Neill Murphy.

Watt Whisky (& Rum) Batch 3 Part 2

Watt Whisky is the independent bottling arm of the Campbeltown Whisky Company. They have just released their third batch of single cask spirits. Neill reviews two whiskies and a rum.

Watt Whisky Batch 3 Part 1

Neill reviews three new single cask releases from Watt Whisky. There's a 9 year old Arran single malt, 10 year old Caol Ila from Islay and a 10 year old blended Scotch.

Bunnahabhain Fèis Ìle 2021

Neill reviews two special releases from Bunnahabhain distillery in Islay. Launched in honour of the 2021 Feis Ile, is the Marsala Cask Finish and the Moine Bordeaux Finish.

Darkness “Intensely Sherried Whisky”

Darkness is a range of interesting whiskies from Atom Brands. Both Irish and Scotch single malt have been finished in sherry octaves for an intense sherry oak character.

Benriach Core Range

Four new whiskies from Benriach distillery. Part of a new core range of single malt whisky bottlings. Also some discussion about recent policy changes at Glendronach.

Glenallachie unveils oldest core release to date

Speyside distillery. Glenallachie is launching its oldest core-range bottling yet: The GlenAllachie 30 year old Cask Strength Batch 1 Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The new addition to the flagship-range is the first in a series of annual small-batch releases, with only 2,000 bottles available worldwide.

The Lakes Whiskymaker’s Reserve No. 4

The Lakes distillery released its first single malt whisky in 2019. The Whiskymaker's Reserve is now in its fourth incarnation and comes bottled at 52% abv. This sherry-led single malt retails for around £65 a bottle.

Jura unveil Festival bottling

Jura single malt Scotch whisky has announced the launch of its distillery cask Feis Ile Edition 2021. Set for release on 6th June, this single cask will support the annual Jura Music Festival.