Rebel Yell Cognac Finish

Kentucky-based Lux Row Distillers is bringing a Rebel Yell bourbon expression finished in cognac casks to the UK. The second limited edition release follows the success of the brand’s French Oak Finish last year. Like its predecessor, the whiskey won’t be released in its US homeland. This year’s special release sees Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight …

Whitley Neill flavoured gins

Premium gin brand Whitley Neill has added two new limited edition flavours to its portfolio – Brazilian Lime and Strawberry & Black Pepper. The Brazilian Lime Gin was created to tap into the trend for citrus-flavoured gins and citrus-based cocktails, whilst also taking inspiration from creator Johnny Neill’s travelling experiences in South America. It “zings …

The Whiskymaker's Reserve No 3

The Lakes Distillery has released the third expression in its limited edition Whiskymaker’s Reserve series – a single malt matured in a variety of sherry casks. Launched in September 2019, the Whiskymaker’s Reserve range sets out to showcase the distillery’s sherry-led house style. Following on from two sold-out releases, the new Whiskymaker’s Reserve No 3 …

Old Particular Elements Series:Jura 12 Years Old Water Edition

Scotch whisky specialist Douglas Laing & Co has revealed the concluding chapter in its Old Particular Elements Series: Jura 12 Years Old Water Edition. The limited edition single cask series, which was unveiled in 2019, celebrates the natural elements of earth, air, fire and water, and the “invaluable contribution each makes to scotch whisky”. The …

Black Bottle 10-year-old

The makers of scotch whisky Black Bottle have launched a 10-year-old variant, marking the first release from the brand in over 20 years. Matured in American Oak casks, the “rich blend with a slightly smoky heart” pays homage to its 1998 predecessor and namesake, with Black Bottle’s blenders carefully choosing elements old and new to …

Hendrick's Lunar Gin

William Grant & Sons-owned Hendrick’s has released Lunar, a limited edition moon-inspired gin, as part of its Cabinet of Curiosities collection. Lunar presents the second release in the series, which follows on from the launch of Hendrick’s Midsummer Solstice in February 2019. Bottled at 43.4% ABV, Lunar is “distinctly floral, with a “delicate spicy finish”. …

Salcombe Distilling Co Wolf Rock Rum

Salcombe Distilling Co has released Wolf Rock, its first ever limited edition cask aged rum. Wolf Rock (42.4% ABV) is named after an iconic nautical landmark at the entrance to Salcombe’s estuary and marks the beginning and end of the nineteenth-century voyages of the Salcombe Fruiters. Famous for carrying fresh fruits and spices around the …

Tullibardine 51-year-old

Tullibardine Distillery has expanded its Custodians Collection with a new special edition single malt whisky called Tullibardine 1964. The 51-year-old single malt presents the fourth addition to the range and has been produced from three specially selected casks. Bottled at cask strength, 40.4% ABV, Tullibardine 1964 is said to boast a range of delicate yet …

Hernö gins

UK distributor Love Drinks has added two limited edition Swedish gins from craft distillery Hernö to its portfolio. The two new lines which have launched in the UK include Hernö Sipping Gin #1.3 ex-Ardbeg Casks and Hernö Blackcurrant Gin. Hernö Sipping Gin #1.3 ex-Ardbeg Casks is a smoky 49.1% ABV gin that has been matured …

VK Candy Cane

Ready-to-drink brand VK is looking to spread festive cheer with the launch of a new limited edition flavour: VK Candy Cane. The new 4% ABV seasonal variant, which balances sweet a strawberry flavour with hints of peppermint, is being launched as part of the brand’s #WEAREMERRY Christmas campaign, and will be available at selected on-trade …