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Virtual Tastings – March 2021

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Macallan Editions

March rapidly approaches, and with it a pair of excellent virtual tastings – a deep dive into the world of fortified wine with our tame MW, and some very sought-after whiskies from the Macallan… March’s…

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New Japanese Whisky Labelling Standards

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Japan Spirits & Liqueurs Makers Association

Whisky has been made in Japan for almost 100 years, but until recently it has been relatively unknown. The huge growth outside of Japan in the past few years has started to show cracks in…

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Clynelish 1999 21 Years of Friendship – Sukhinder Singh & Toru Suzuki

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Clynelish Friendship

While we finished celebrating our 20th birthday at the end of last year, it’s not the only anniversary that deserves some attention. Over the past couple of decades, we’ve met many whisky people from around…

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New Exclusives: Edradour and Ballechin sherry casks

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Edradour and Ballechin exclusives

We’ve been working with the team at Edradour to release excellent exclusive single cask bottlings of whisky for years, and our latest pair of whiskies has arrived – an 11-year-old Edradour and a 14-year-old Ballechin,…

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Virtual Whisky Show: Old & Rare 2021

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Virtual Whisky Show Old & Rare 2021

It’s that time again. As February rolls around, whisky fans from around the globe usually get ready to head to the UK to find some of the finest drams ever bottled from across whisky history…

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Virtual Tastings – February 2021

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It’s only a week since our January Virtual Tastings post, but February is almost here and with it our next couple of tastings – a chocolate-laden Valentine’s treat, an evening of fabulous fizz, and a…

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Virtual Tastings – January 2021

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It’s the new year and we’re back with a whole new program of virtual tastings and more. We’re kicking things off with a pair of events you won’t want to miss…

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The Whisky Exchange Single Casks Batch 3

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The Whisky Exchange Single Casks Batch 3

Back in 2019, quite quietly, we launched a new range of whiskies. In the middle of last year, we released a second batch, also quite quietly. But now, with the launch of our latest whiskies,…

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Loch Lomond 2010 Cask #349 – a fruity new exclusive

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The past few years have seen Loch Lomond recreate itself, going from being a maker of anonymous blends to an award-winning single malt producer with a wide range of whiskies on the shelves. We’ve had…

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Karuizawa Distillers and Komoro Distillery – a new chapter in Nagano whisky making

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Karuizawa Distillers

Karuizawa is a hefty name in Japanese whisky. A town with an eponymous distillery whose  whiskies now change hands for many thousands of pounds a bottle. A distillery which is not only closed but has…

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Whisky of the Year – and the winner is…

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Whisky of the Year 2021

It is the first day of December, so, as promised, we would like to announce The Whisky Exchange Whisky of the Year. Drumroll please…

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Virtual Tastings – December 2020

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Virtual Tastings December 2020

After a couple of month away, The Whisky Exchange’s Virtual Tastings are back! Join us for a fantastic pair of December tastings with our friends at Diageo – proper festive treats. A couple of months…

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Diageo Special Releases 2020 – Rare by Nature part two

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Diageo Special Releases 2020

This year has gone both strangely fast and slow. The whisky calendar is all over the place and while most things have been delayed, others are keeping to plan or even arriving earlier than expected….

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Midleton Very Rare

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Midleton Very Rare

One of the most sought-after ranges of Irish whiskey, the Midleton Very Rare series was created in 1984 by master distiller Barry Crockett. Every year, a handful of specially-selected casks are blended together to create…

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Ardbeg Beer – The Shortie Smoky Porter

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Ardbeg The Shortie Smoky Porter

The past few months have seen delays to lots of new drinks. Hiding in that list is one that I’ve been waiting for – a new beer. I love beer, but when it crosses over…

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Whisky of the Year – nominations open!

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Whisky of the Year Nominations are Open!

While the months have both dragged and sped by this year, they have still continued to bounce along, and have now led us to one of the most important moments of 2020 – nominations for…

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Virtual Tastings – August 2020

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Summer’s in full swing and our virtual tasting program continues with some appropriately late-summer sessions. Summer-sipping July has been great for tastings, with everything from American whiskeys for Independence Day and oily Islay drams, to…

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Waterford – terroir and teireoir

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Waterford Terroir/Teireoir

Ever since Waterford first spun up its mill and stepped into the world of distilling in 2017, it’s been disruptive; doing something different and challenging both the whisky industry and consumers. But now, after three…

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