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Banned For Public Disorder? Excellent, You’re Back In! El Ron Prohibido Habanero Rum

June 13th, 2014

So, I’m back again after a month of careless blog neglect tut tut tut! I do apologise but I have been frantically scribing some words for the new website which should be upon us at the beginning of August! Exciting stuff, but one for the back burner as something far more seductive has landed in [...]

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New Johnnie Walker Film To Star Jude Law

July 3rd, 2014

One of the worlds largest and most iconic whisky brands have decided to make a short film entitled ‘The Gentleman’s Wager’. Johnnie Walker has teamed up with the legendary Ridley Scott’s son, Jake Scott, to direct the short flick which will be released via their YouTube channel on the 30th of July. The film stars [...]

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Ardbeg Auriverdes – A Game Of Two Halves

April 17th, 2014

It’s that time of year again where whisky lovers the world over are eagerly anticipating the yearly Ardbeg Limited Edition release that coincides with Ardbeg Day, the global celebration of all things alcoholic, liquid and with Ardbeg stamped on the bottle! This years release, entitled Ardbeg Auirverdes, is on the 31st May and it seems [...]

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Two Dead Men Sell Whiskey

April 1st, 2014

When dead men return from the great beyond to sell whiskey you know it must be good! Two famous men who championed Jack Daniels when they were alive have been pressed into service once again in order to sell some very rare and sought after Tennessee Whiskey; Jack Daniels 1954 Gold Medal and Jack Daniels [...]

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From Kentucky To Hollywood – A Signatory Tale

February 20th, 2014

There has been a flurry of activity at the Jim Beam distillery this month what with preparing for their first ever global advertising campaign and the release of Jim Beam Signature Craft 12 Year Old Small Batch, their first ever ultra premium spirit. Lets take a look at the new bourbon first shall we? The [...]

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Sheffield Lad Goes All Victorian Down Under

February 20th, 2014

You may or may not have heard of Jason Crawley, the Sheffield born lad who has achieved wonderful things within the global drinks industry. Without spending an age listing his entire life’s work, it is suffice to say that over the last twenty years he has been involved in a very diverse range of international [...]

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That’s Not Dan Aykroyd!

February 18th, 2014

Crystal Head Vodka is an iconic premium vodka created by Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd and painter John Alexander. Founded in 2008, this quadruple distilled masterpiece is triple filtered through diamond crystals. It is so good that it picked up two Gold Medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. If you are wondering why that’s [...]

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Old Malt Cask 15th Anniversary Limited Edition Whisky

January 16th, 2014

Great news for all you whisky aficionados out there, Hunter Laing and Company have released a new Old Malt Cask range to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of this iconic brand. As I’m sure you are aware, the Old Malt Cask range is created expressly for connoisseurs of the finest expressions of Single Malt Scotch Whisky [...]

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Arran Single Malt Millennium Cask – Limited Edition

January 6th, 2014

The Isle of Arran Distillers have released a special charity whisky produced on 31st December 1999. The Millennium Casks edition, which captures a landmark moment in time (can you remember what you were doing?), is made from a mix of 35 bourbon barrels and 10 Sherry Hogsheads. This has been on sale since 28th October [...]

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Diplomatico Single Vintage Rum 2000

January 6th, 2014

Lovers of the excellent Diplomatico range of rums are in for a treat as a limited edition single vintage rum from 2000 has been released in the UK. The Single Vintage 2000 was launched at October’s Rumfest in London and went on general sale to the public early in November. What with a little thing [...]

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