The Balvenie Stories range

Speyside distillery The Balvenie has launched its new Stories range, a collection of three single malt whiskies inspired by tales of character, endeavour and craft. The collection comprises of The Sweet Toast of American Oak (43% ABV), The Week of Peat (48.3% ABV) and A Day of Dark Barley (47.8% ABV). Aged for 12 years, …

Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky

The Cotswold Distillery’s English single malt whisky is now available at more than 700 Greene King pubs across the UK. Set in one of Britain’s most picturesque settings, the distillery has created a new wave of English whiskies, which showcase some of the finest ingredients the region has to offer. The single malt whisky is …

Coca-Cola Signature Mixers

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has collaborated with world-renowned mixologists to create a range of innovative Coca-Cola mixers to pair with premium dark spirits. The launch marks Coca-Cola’s first ever liquid collaboration, and builds on the brand’s craftsmanship, heritage and longstanding reputation as the original, authentic mixer enjoyed across the world. In March 2018, Coca-Cola invited …

MOSH Breakdown Service

Monkey Shoulder whisky has introduced the Monkey Shoulder Breakdown Service, an initiative to support bartenders during the task of breaking down the bar after last call. Hot on the heels of its success across the capital during the London Coffee Festival – making an appearance at bars including The Artesian, The American Bar, Cub and …

Talisker Wild Spirit

Diageo Reserve’s scotch whisky brand Talisker has launched a new bartender training programme and competition, which will see the brand embark on a UK-wide tour. The Wild Spirit Whisky Tour is said to be a progressive evolution of the brand’s Race to Skye competition, which launched in 2017. It will visit a total of 16 …

Tomatin Warehouse 6 Collection 1975

Highland distillery Tomatin has released the 1975, the third limited edition single malt whisky expression in its Warehouse 6 Collection. Distilled on 8 December 1975, the spirit has been maturing for the past 43 years in a Spanish oloroso sherry butt, cask number 35834. Along with Tomatin distillery’s “most cherished casks”, the 1975 has been …

Glenmorangie Grand Vintage Malt 1991

A 1991 vintage single malt whisky celebrating “the pioneers of the wood finish” has been released as the fourth limited edition in Glenmorangie’s Bond House No 1 series. To create the new “rich plum” expression, Dr Bill Lumsden, Glenmorangie’s director of distilling, whisky creation and whisky stocks, married together two parcels of whisky which, ordinarily, …

Blockchain whisky bottle

William Grant & Sons’ premium whisky brand Ailsa Bay has launched an innovative blockchain whisky, in a bid to provide authenticity and traceability. Partnering with specialist blockchain technology company Arc-Net, Ailsa Bay hopes to transform whisky through experimentation, technology, precision distilling and data driven methods. Blockchain is a list of registers, or ‘blocks’, which contain …

M&H Distillery spirits

Maverick Drinks has been named the exclusive UK distributor of Israel-based Milk & Honey (M&H) Distillery’s collection of spirits. Founded in 2012, M&H was the first whisky distillery to open in Israel. Its portfolio currently includes a Young Single Malt, Levantine Gin and herbal liqueur. Maverick Drinks will also be bringing what is claimed to …

Glenmorangie Allta

Glenmorangie is releasing its first single malt whisky made using yeast growing wild on the barley in the distillery’s surrounding fields. The new expression, Allta, which translates as ‘wild’ in Scots Gaelic, marks the tenth anniversary of the Highland whisky brand’s Private Edition series. Glenmorangie identifies that yeast has always been a key ingredient in …