Booze News! (September)

1st – 8th:

Bacardi has pledged to donate $100,000 to support the public and business partners affected by Hurricane Harvey. Read more here.

Macallan reveals the aroma-based Edition No. 3. Read more here.

The Macallan Edition No. 3

Jura releases One and All. A limited edition single malt that celebrates the island’s community. Read more here.

J. Gow distillery fills its first barrel on the uninhabited Orkney island of Lamb Holm. Read more here.

The Glen Scotia 18-year-old 

Glen Scotia releases an 18-year-old single malt. Read more here.

Gordon & MacPhail announces £10,000 Glen Grant collection distilled from 1950 – 1955. Read more here.

Gordon & MacPhail’s Glen Grant 50’s Vintage Collection

Benromach unveils Triple Distilled whisky – the first released by the distillery. Read more here.

The Glenlivet 12-year-old will return in 3 years. Read more here.

The Glenlivet 12-year-old

Plans for the £5.3m Scottish Cabrach distillery have been granted permission by the Moray Council. Read more here.

Kentucky-based Bardstown Bourbon Co. have expanded their capacity for the 3rd time in 3 years. Read more here.

Arran celebrates Distiller’s 10th anniversary with a limited edition single malt. Read more here.

Strathearn distillery bottles second malt. Read more here.

The Singleton of Glen Ord 41-year-old

The Singleton of Glen Ord 41-year-old unveiled. Read more here.

Macallan’s £100m distillery to open next summer. Read more here.

9th – 16th:

Brown-Forman opens Slane Distillery in Ireland. Read more here. 

Whisky distilling returns to Newry after 200 years. Read more here.

The Dalmore 62-year-old

The Dalmore 62-year-old could make up to £50,000 at auction. Read more here.

Suntory have donated US$1m to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Read more here.

Booker’s Rye Limited Edition

The Isle of Raasay distillery has begun production. Read more here.

Bookers releases ‘rare’ rye to fund fund Hurriane Harvey & Irma relief efforts. Read more here.

Johnnie Walker Black Label – The Director’s Cut

Johnnie Walker releases Blade Runner whisky. Read more here.

The Isle of Harris has secured £1.7m of funding from HSBC to support growth and allow further investment. Read more here.

17th – 24th

The Lakes Distillery celebrates raising £2m through Founders Club memberships. Read more here.

Diageo promises US$1m to communities affected by Hurricane Irma. Read more here.

Durham Distillery will use £250k to help release their first whisky

Durham Distillery has secured £250k worth of investment to help boost production and launch its first whisky. Read more here.

Cruzan Rum Distillery has donated US$500k to communties affected by Hurricane Irma. Read more here.

North of Scotland 50-year-old Single Grain

The North of Scotland Distillery has released its first official whisky after 37 years of closure. Read more here.

Benromach expands its range of wine cask finishes with Chateau Cissac Wood Finish 2009. Read more here.

25th – 30th:

Ballantine’s launches single malt series. Read more here.

Bacardi has donated US$3 million aid relief efforts Hurricane Irma and Maria. Read more here.

Woodford Reserve Cherry Wood Smoked Barley

Woodford Reserve unveil Cherry Wood Smoked Barley. Read more here.

Bowmore’s new Vintners Trilogy revolves around wine finishes. Read more here.

Old Pulteney releases 25YO and 1983 Vintage following discontinuation of 17 and 21YO. Read more here.

Scotland’s first vertical distillery – Port of Leith distillery – has received planning permission. Read more here.

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