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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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Q&A with Manly Spirits Co, producers of Australian gin and “North Fort” Australian whisky

The Manly Spirits Co is one of Australia’s newest distilleries, having been established in April 2017.    The Manly Spirits Co is located in Sydney, Australia. The distillery produces gin and botanical vodka, and it has plans to release “North … Continue reading

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Q&A with Cameron MacKenzie, Founder/Distiller at Four Pillars Gin (Yarra Valley, Australia)

The wineries in Victoria’s Yarra Yalley are known for making some of Australia’s best wine, but nestled somewhere near its picturesque vineyards is the Four Pillars gin distillery. Four Pillars was founded in 2013 by Stu, Matt and Cam, who … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about using SMALL BARRELS to age whisky: Does size matter?

Casks that are used to mature whisky come in all kinds of sizes – you’ve got 500 litre sherry butts and port pipes, 320 litre puncheons, 250 litre hogsheads, 195 litre bourbon barrels and 80 litre quarter casks, among others. … Continue reading

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Port Charlotte Islay Barley 2008

Recommended use: Enjoy neat Malt Mileage Rating:  Type: Single malt whisky  Origin: Islay, Scotland  ABV: 50% Price: £65 Cask No: 14/098-35 Distilled: 12/2008  Drawn: 30/9/2014

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Chivas Brothers commences production at new Dalmunach distillery

Chivas Brothers has now constructed its new Speyside malt whisky distillery, Dalmunach, with production commenting this month in October 2014. Capable of producing up to 10 million litres of spirit per year, Dalmunach is expected to support growing global demand … Continue reading

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