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News flash: Bruichladdich to relaunch Port Charlotte single malt whisky

The Bruichladdich distillery is set to relaunch Port Charlotte, which is the Islay distillery’s heavily peated single malt whisky.

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News flash: The Glenlivet releases its “Captain’s Reserve” Cognac cask finished single malt

The Glenlivet is poised to add yet another single malt to its line-up of whiskies: the “Captain’s Reserve”. 

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News flash: Tamdhu releases “120 Anniversary Single Cask Distillery Team Edition”

In celebration of its 120th anniversary, the Tamdhu distillery has released a single cask “team edition” whisky which has been selected by a team of 15 members of the distillery’s staff. 

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Borders Distillery, Scotland’s newest whisky distillery, to open its doors

Just north of Scotland’s border with England, near the River Teviot, sits the Scottish town Hawick. Hawick sits in the council area Scottish Borders. Many miles away from Scotland’s major whisky producing areas, notably the distillery dense whisky region Speyside, Scottish Borders’ … Continue reading

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How is whisky made and where does its flavour come from? Distilling and Maturing whisky

This post will show you how whisky is made, and explain how “new make” matures into a whisky. It explains how whisky acquires its colour and flavours. Continue reading

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Christmas 2015 gift ideas: 5 great whiskies under $100

I have lost count of how many times I have, while perusing the whisky section of Dan Murphy’s (Australia’s leading liquor store), been asked by a perfect stranger something along the lines of “excuse me, could you help me choose … Continue reading

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Beam Suntory smoky whisky tasting and some tips on how to nose and taste whisky

On 2 December 2015 Malt Mileage had the opportunity to attend a Beam Suntory event at the Henry Bucks menswear store in Melbourne, “Peated Malts of Distinction – a journey through five world class smoky whiskies”. Beam Suntory’s core smoky whiskies were … Continue reading

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