Booze News! (November)

1st – 8th: 

Eden Mill distillery has invested £150k in gin tourism experience. Read more here.

AnCnoc unveils Peatheart – it’s peatiest whisky to date and a permanent edition! Read more here.

AnCnoc Peatheart – the distilleries peatiest whisky!

Weymss Malts have launched autumn single cask batch – aged between 11 – 36 YO. Read more here.

Highland Park Full Volume released in the US. Read more here.

Weymss Malts autumn single cask batch!

That $10,000 glass of ‘Macallan 1878’? It was a blended scotch from the early 1970s. Read more here.

Glenglassaugh introduces the 4 cask-finished whiskies in Wood Finish range. Read more here.

Conviction – Southern Grace Distillers first bourbon

Gartbreck back on track? Plans for the Islay distillery could be revived. Read more here.

Prison-based Southern Grace distillery has released their first bourbon. Read more here.

9th – 16th:

The originally ‘limited edition’ Lagavulin 8 YO has joined the core range. Read more here.

Anno Distillers, Kent’s ‘first’ microdistillery, seeks to raise £750k through crowd funding campaign. Read more here.

Mortlach 60 YO could fetch £20k at Sotheby.

A 60 YO, pre-war Morthlach – distilled in 1938 and bottled in 1999 – could be worth £20k. Read more here.

Indy bottler Douglas Laing introduced 25 YO expression Big Peat – the first of the ‘Old and Rare’ trilogy. Read more here.

GlenDronach Peated Port Wood

The new £100m+ Macallan distillery begins trials before taking over single malt production. Read more here.

The GlenDronach Distillery announces the release of GlenDronach Peated Port Wood. Read more here.

Spirit of Yorkshire – Maturing Malt

Spirit of Yorkshire distillery have released their first product – a 1 YO malt. Read more here.

Jim Beam to release Limited Edition ‘Distiller’s Cut’. Read more here.

Jim Beam – Distiller’s Cut Ltd Ed.

North America’s ‘smallest’ distillery – Strathcona Spirits Distillery – is set top open. Read more here.

Kilchoman Distillery will be doubling its production by the end of next year. Read more here.

Bruichladdich – Rare Cask series 

Bruichladdich unveils Rare Cask series – a collection of single malts from 1984, 1985 and 1986. Read more here.

Construction has begun on the £15m Ardross Distillery, which is due to start production in Summer 2018. Read more here.

Barton 1792 – Bottled-in-Bond

The Ardgowan Estate Distillery has been awarded a £982k grant from the Scottish government. Read more here.

Barton 1792 Distillery have released a Bottled-in-Bond bourbon. Read more here.

Budget supermarket Aldi’s new collection of whisk(e)y

Budget supermarket Aldi have launched a new collection of whisk(e)y – including Glen Marnoch 29 YO single malt, priced at £39.99. Read more here.

Macallan reveals the seven strong ‘Exceptional Single Cask Range’ a collection of malts aged between 12 – 22 years. Read more here.

The Morrison family have returned to distilling with the opening of Aberargie distillery in Perthshire. Read more here.

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