It stands to reason that Johnnie Walker’s master blender, Jim Beveridge would have quite a challenge if he wanted to select just three of these casks from which to make a superpremium, super-refined vatting.
David Stewart, the longest-reigning malt master in Scotland, has been with the Balvenie for over 50 years, so he knows the Speyside distillery like few others.
As the head of distilling and whisky creation for Glenmorangie, Bill Lumsden has been responsible for some extraordinary single malts finished in barrels that previously held some
Whisky barrels pressed into service to celebrate a festive occasion.
The Macallan is pouring five of its rarest vintages—the 12 Year, 15 Year, 17 Year, 18 Year, and 21 Year—for an exclusive whisky tasting at the Hotel Bel-Air.
It’s difficult to say the words “single malt” without quickly following them up with “scotch.” But while Scotland is indeed the largest producer of single-malt whiskies, Japan is the second-larges
Glenfiddich 50 Year Old, one of the rarest single-malt whiskies ever released by the scotch distillery, will be available to taste for one night only, Wednesday, September 4, at t
One would think that the multiple-award-winning chef, author, and restaurateur Thomas Keller’s similarly multiple-award-winning French Laundry restaurant in Napa Valley had attain
Of all the countless classifications of spirits, those with the widest spectrum of flavors are the single-malt whiskies from Scotland.
For the connoisseur of Scotch and the collector of whisky, a well-aged and limited release will always garner significant attention.
Water, barley, and yeast are not especially valuable ingredients; but, when combined at the Bowmore distillery, they can be transformed into something extraordinary.
This year, for only the second time in the history of the United Kingdom, a ruling monarch is celebrating a Diamond Jubilee, marking six decades on the throne.
The Macallan has commissioned photographer Annie Leibovitz to create a series of photos inspired by four rare single-cask whiskies—drawn from the distillery’s oldest maturing blen
It’s as if the peaty smoke from Islay, that windswept island off the west coast of Scotland, had drifted over an American distillery.
Japan is the second-largest producer of single-malt whiskey in the world; however, its whiskeys have only recently become known in America, primarily in the form of Suntory distillery’s
Ron Bacardí de Maestros de Ron Vintage MMXII
Tasmania has long been recognized for its wines and beers. But until now, the outside world has known little about this island’s single-malt whiskies.
Records may stand for a period of time, but they never endure.
In 1887 William Grant fulfilled a lifelong dream by filling his first cask of Glenfiddich whisky, which has since become one of the best-selling single malts in the world.
First came the original Redbreast 12 Year Old—mellow, floral, chill filtered, and bottled at 80 proof.
Although Japan’s two Suntory distilleries are known for producing a variety of single-malt whiskies, only a few, primarily the multiple award-winning 12- and 18-year-old Yamazaki
Three bottles of the recently released Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky 1907 are included in the Alfred Dunhill Antarctic Whisky Cabinet (
Be forewarned: this is not your typical Laphroaig, an Islay single malt usually known for its rock ’em–sock ’em, heavily iodined smoky characteristics.
When it comes to single malt, most people think of the Scottish Highlands. However, Scotland’s three remaining Lowland distilleries typically produce much gentler whiskies.
Those who favor ice in their Scotch will no doubt find a kinship with this replicated bottle of Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky, the spirit Irish explorer Sir Ernest Sha
When the famous Highland distillery of Glen Garioch (pronounced “Glen Geery”) was mothballed in 1995 after 198 years of operation, it ended a legacy of producing lightly peated, h
With Johnnie Walker’s first release since launching its top-of-the-line Blue Label King George V edition in 2007, the blended-Scotch-whisky maker is taking new strides.
If the taste of a whisky literally reflected the topography of the place where it was made, then one would expect a dram of Laphroaig to be lean, even austere.
Highland Park, the northernmost distillery in Scotlan
Turning 40 can be a momentous occasion, especially at Glenfiddich, one of the few remaining family-owned distilleries in Scotland.