Teeling Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Teeling is releasing Single Pot Still, the first whiskey expression created at the brand’s new Dublin-based distillery. Available to order from the end of September, the whiskey is crafted using a traditional Dublin pot still recipe of 50% un-malted spring barley and 50% malted barley which is triple distilled and matured in a combination of …

Jameson Caskmates Fourpure Limited Edition

Pernod Ricard-owned Jameson Irish Whiskey has collaborated with London’s Fourpure Brewing Co to create a limited edition whiskey exclusively for the UK on-trade. The release, which forms part of Jameson’s Caskmates range, is set to tap into the existing consumer appetite for craft beer and whiskey. To create the expression, Jameson’s triple distilled Irish whiskey …

The Irishman Vintage Cask

Co Carlow-based Walsh Whiskey has unveiled the 2019 vintage of The Irishman Vintage Cask, a rare cask strength Irish whiskey expression. The Irishman Vintage Cask 2019 marries single pot still and single malt whiskey matured in first-fill bourbon casks, which is non chill-filtered and cut to 54% ABV. According to its maker, the expression offers …

Rebel Yell

Kentucky bourbon brand Rebel Yell has launched a new cocktail competition to find the UK’s ‘best bourbon bartender’. The winner will be in with the chance to win a visit to Rebel Yell’s distillery on the Bourbon Trail during the Kentucky Bourbon Festival in September. Bartenders need to submit a ‘Lucky 7s’ combination – a …

Dingle Distillery Batch No 4

Ireland’s The Dingle Whiskey Distillery has unveiled its fourth single malt whiskey, which is limited to just 2,000 bottles in the UK. A marriage of bourbon, sherry and port casks, Batch No 4 Single Malt (46.5% ABV), is described as a “full-flavoured yet harmoniously balanced mix of creamy vanilla sweetness from the American oak casks, …

Woodford Reserve barrel programme

Brown-Forman-owned bourbon brand Woodford Reserve is introducing exclusive barrels to the on-trade, designed to pre-batch Old Fashioned cocktails. Woodford Reserve’s exclusive 2L barrel has a steel interior and a wooden exterior which allows control over the final flavours of its contents and is designed to ensure consistency. The tap is connected to the barrel via …

Teeling Whiskey

Dublin-based whiskey distillery Teeling has named Maverick Drinks the exclusive UK distributor for its collection of whiskies. Teeling’s core range features three bottlings. Its Small Batch Whiskey is finished in central American rum casks, which impart a “subtle dried fruit character” on the spirit, the Single Grain has a red grape and berry profile from …

Jim Beam

Anna Christopherson from Boda Bar in Edinburgh has won a trip to Tokyo as part of Jim Beam bourbon’s Jim Beam Presents: Class of 2018 bartender programme. Earlier this year, Jim Beam launched the programme to engage with UK bartenders, offering attendees the opportunity to explore the fundamentals of American whiskey and learn about the …

Old Fashioned Week 2018

Brown-Forman’s Woodford Reserve has announced its official sponsorship of 2018’s Old Fashioned Week, taking place from 1 – 10 November. As the official bourbon of the 2018 celebrations, the brand will be hosting a packed events schedule throughout the week, in collaboration with a number of top UK bars, to demonstrate its natural association with …

Iscream

Contemporary public house Lady Abercorn’s Pub & Kitchen at Andaz London Liverpool Street has launched Lady A’s Bulleit Cocktail and Tattoo Parlour pop-up. Lady Abercorn’s has partnered with local east London illustrator and tattoo artist Sophie Mo and Bulleit Frontier Whiskey to create an immersive whiskey-infused drinking and dining experience which pays homage to the …