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The GlenDronach distillery releases ‘whisky fit for a Kingsman’

The GlenDronach distillery releases ‘whisky fit for a Kingsman’

The GlenDronach Distillery is pleased to announce the exclusive release of The GlenDronach Kingsman Edition 1991 Vintage, a unique collaboration with Marv films and Twentieth Century Fox to mark the release of ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’. The GlenDronach was personally selected by Film Director, Matthew Vaughn, for his new Kingsman film as The GlenDronach isContinue Reading

R&B Distillers set to open distillery on the Isle of Raasay

R&B Distillers set to open distillery on the Isle of Raasay

On Saturday 16 September, whisky makers R&B Distillers will officially open the Isle of Raasay Distillery, the first (legal) whisky distillery on this small Hebridean island. R&B Distillers are bringing this traditional Scottish craft to an unchartered whisky region, harnessing the raw elements of the unique terroir to create the first Raasay Scotch, which will be ready to drink from 2020.   Co-founders Alasdair DayContinue Reading

New gin partnership celebrates Rosslyn Chapel’s Orkney connections

New gin partnership celebrates Rosslyn Chapel’s Orkney connections

Rosslyn Chapel has developed a new partnership with Orkney Distilling to produce a gin to celebrate the Midlothian Chapel’s Orkney links. Rosslyn Chapel’s connection with Orkney goes back to its very origins, when Sir William St Clair, 3rd Prince of Orkney, founded the Chapel in 1446. Sir William’s grandfather, Sir Henry St Clair, became 42nd EarlContinue Reading

BenRiach releases Batch 14 Cask Bottling

BenRiach releases Batch 14 Cask Bottling

The BenRiach Distillery has today released its Batch 14 cask bottling. The seven casks of both unpeated and peated malt reflect the distillery’s experimental approach to distilling and cask maturation. Batch 14 features first fill Oloroso sherry butts, port pipes, a first fill virgin oak cask, a first fill marsala hogshead and a Pedro XimenezContinue Reading

Darnley’s to serve up G&Tees at global golf tournament

Darnley’s to serve up G&Tees at global golf tournament

Darnley’s Gin will be hosting a series of initiatives in St Andrews this August to celebrate its sponsorship of the Ricoh Women’s British Open. Darnley’s is the ‘official gin supplier’ of this year’s event, which takes place next door to their new gin distillery in Fife at the iconic Kingsbarns Golf Links from 3-6 August.Continue Reading