I have been so busy putting together the new webiste, and going to Whisky Live, that I did not even see the news that Glenglassaugh has been purchased by BenRiach Distillery Company Ltd, which also owns the sherry monster Glendronach, and is backed by South African and Scottish capital. The deal was completed on Friday,… Continue reading BenRiach Acquires Glenglassaugh Distillery!
Glenglassaugh is following up the award winning success of their young single malts, Revival, and Evolution, by expanding production to some 100 cask-fillings a week. They have also made some successful overtures in Italy and Russia, and will be promoting their resurrected distillery’s products at the following exhibits. Nicholls & Perks Whisky Festival, Stourbridge, in… Continue reading Glenglassaugh on the move at home and abroad
And inside source at Gruppo Campari has hinted at a new, reasonably priced Auchentoshan that should be appearing soon. Currently named “American Oak”, it will be a core range whisky without an age statement, but should be a somewhat older vatting than Auchentoshan Classic, while containing spirit younger than their 12 yo expression. Like the… Continue reading Auchentoshan set for another new expression
Highland Park has released the second offering from the Valhalla collection, a range of whiskies named for supreme figures of Norse mythology. And it sounds like Loki will be anything but low key. Aged 15 years in a mixture of sherry and “heavily peated” casks, and bottled at 48.7%, this could prove one sweet yet… Continue reading Highland Park releases Loki Special Edition