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William Grant & Sons acquire Tuthilltown Spirits, producer of Hudson Whiskey

The New York State distilling company Tuthilltown Spirits, home of the Hudson whiskey brand, has been bought by Scottish distilling giants William Grant & Sons.

@Pierre
20th Apr 2017
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World Whiskies Awards winners announced: top prize goes to Scotland

The World Whiskies Awards results for 2017 have been declared with Craigellachie crowned World’s Best Single Malt.

@Pierre
6th Apr 2017
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BenRiach releases a cask strength peated edition to expand its core range

Speyside distillery, BenRiach, releases a new expression to bolster its core range this week. Natural strength, peated malt, free from colour and chill filtration.

@Pierre
29th Mar 2017
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Construction work begins at The Dublin Liberties, Ireland's latest distillery

The expansion of Irish whiskey production shows no sign of slowing as global demand for whiskey and the appetite for Irish spirit continues.

@Pierre
24th Mar 2017
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Did alcohol help shape civilisation? New theory suggests link to human evolution

Why is alcohol so intertwined with human culture? A recent article discusses the theory that booze helped to shape the early high civilisations.

@Pierre
20th Mar 2017
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Whisky Galore! movie remake set for cinema release in May 2017

The 2016 remake of the classic Ealing whisky comedy, Whisky Galore!, is to be released in UK cinemas this May.

@Pierre
17th Mar 2017
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"World's oldest whisky" Glenlivet 1862 goes on sale, a priceless drop of history

This week sees the release of the "world’s oldest whisky" which can be purchased, in very small quantities, packaged in an unusual manner.

@Pierre
16th Mar 2017
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The Macallan Urwerk Flask: marketing stunt or engineering masterpiece?

This week sees the release of a £2,000 whisky flask. It's the result of a joint venture between self-proclaimed 'disruptive Swiss watchmakers' Urwerk and Scotch Whisky distillery, The Macallan.

@Pierre
10th Mar 2017
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Ardbeg Kelpie will be available for committee members this month

A scary, shape-shifting, creature is coming our way. Is that a sea monster or a new whisky from Ardbeg? You’ll need to be an Ardbeg Committee member to find out.

@Pierre
10th Mar 2017
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Bushmills unveil Red Bush 'Bourbon Cask Whiskey' for the U.S market

Just in time for the St Patrick’s Day celebrations, Ireland's oldest working distillery is to release a new blend, aimed squarely at the American whiskey drinker's palate.

@Pierre
10th Mar 2017
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