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Ledaig 18 Year Old – Whisky of the Year 2023

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Ledaig

Our Whisky of the Year 2023 has been decided! Ledaig 18 Year Old single malt from Tobermory distillery’s range of peated whiskies won the hearts of the attendees at our judging event in London and…

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Scapa 2007 19 Year Old – Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange

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Scapa

Continuing our look into The Whisky Exchange’s latest exclusive releases, we move on to my most anticipated whisky of last year. It’s a release from one of Scotland’s most northerly distilleries and one which we…

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Strathisla 2003 15 Year Old – Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange

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Strathisla

The past few months have seen a whole host of new exclusive whiskies hit the shelves at The Whisky Exchange. Now that the combined whirlwind of Whisky Show and Christmas has calmed down, we’re going…

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Black Friday Whisky 2022

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Black Friday 2022

It’s Black Friday, yet again. The strange, American-exported shopping holiday, packed with deals and occasional scrums in department stores. We’re not fans of fighting over whisky, so have again – for a 6th year –…

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Whisky 101 – Part Two: whisk(e)y around the world

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Continuing our series of posts looking at whisky making, terminology and style, it’s time to go global. Whisky is made around the world, but it’s a bit different wherever you find a distillery. In this…

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Whisky 101 – Part one: a beginner’s guide

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Whisky casks

The world of whisky is wide and can be confusing. Here’s a short guide to help you interpret what’s on a label and make sure you are picking up the right bottle.

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Whisky of the Year 2022: An Interview with Deanston Master Distiller Brendan McCarron

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Brendan McCarron

When Brendan McCarron arrived at Deanston in 2021, he was greeted by terrible news. The distillery’s flagship 18-year-old expression had recently been de-listed. “I went outside and screamed into a bag,” Brendan tells us. “Then…

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Whisky of the Year 2022: Get to Know Deanston Distillery in Six Bottles

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Deanston distillery

To continue our celebration of Deanston 18 Year Old winning our Whisky of the Year 2022 award, we’re taking a look at the history of this great Highlander.  Deanston scored a decisive victory at our…

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Diageo Special Releases 2022 – Elusive Expressions

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Diageo Special Releases 2022 – Elusive Expressions

It’s that time of year again: Whisky Show is days away, the year-end acceleration of new whisky releases is upon us and I’m already pining for a holiday. All of this means that that we…

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The Glenturret – more than just a distillery

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We’re currently running a competition to win a fantastic trip to visit Glenturret, so I decided to head up to Scotland to see what all the fuss was about, and make sure that the prize…

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Singleton of Dufftown Food Pairing – Grub’s Up!

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Singleton of Dufftown

The Singleton of Dufftown has been at the heart of the Singleton range for years and has recently been getting some exposure from its owners as a go-to dram. One of the reasons it has…

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The Chichibu Martial Arts Trilogy – Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange

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Chichibu Martial Arts Trilogy

When it comes to our regular exclusive releases, there’s one distillery which gets most of the attention. We sit hitting refresh on the shipping website, waiting for details of when the bottles might land in…

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Caperdonich – a lost Speysider with a smoky secret

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Caperdonich distillery

The history of whisky in Scotland is littered with the names of closed distilleries. While some of them have risen in fame since their closing, some have continued in obscurity, and a few have done…

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Talisker x Parley: Rewilding the sea with Forests of the Deep

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Talisker 44-Year-Old- Forest of the Deep Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Talisker distillery is not only maritime in character but in location, with every drop of whisky distilled by the sea. It’s not surprising that when it comes to charitable endeavours, the oceans are its focus,…

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Glen Grant Dennis Malcom 60th Anniversary Edition

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When it comes to veterans of the whisky industry, Glen Grant’s Dennis Malcolm leaps to mind as someone who has spent his entire life almost literally immersed in whisky. This year he celebrates his 60th…

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The Whisky Exchange Last-Minute Gift Guide

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Christmas Toast

Need inspiration for that special bottle? Looking for a last minute stocking filler? Absolutely no idea what to get for secret Santa? Well fear not, because the always publishable Whisky Exchange Christmas gift guide is…

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Win our biggest-ever tasting set – The Perfect Measure giveaway

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The Perfect Measure giveaway

You may have noticed that Christmas is approaching. While we’ve got loads of great things happening on our website – and you can find them through our Christmas page – we also have lots going…

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Diageo Special Releases 2021 – Legends Untold

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While the past year has been a strange one, there are some things that have rolled on barely affected. One of those is the yearly Diageo Special Releases. They popped up on time in 2020…

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