Why Is This Whisky Company Shooting Its Products Into Outer Space?

The acclaimed Japanese whisky distiller — maker of big names like Yamazaki and Hibiki — is sending two groups of five samples of its products to the International Space Station in the name of science, according to Forbes. The launch is scheduled for August 16. [Read more…]

A $240,000 Whisky Tasting Weekend Fit for Royalty

Whisky lovers will enjoy the ultimate weekend of tasting this fall, courtesy of Royal Salute. From November 13 through 15, an elite few can step inside the world of rare Scotch whisky and exclusive tastings of Royal Salute, which has just 21 bottles of its bejeweled and numbered whisky currently in circulation. [Read more…]

100-Year-Old Expression: Shackleton Whisky Might Just Be One of the Most Celebrated Replica Spirits

The 1914-1916 Endurance voyage made Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton one of the most famous and beloved explorers in history. But it was the Nimrod Expedition a few years earlier that would inspire Shackleton Whisky, [Read more…]

Whisky industry worth billions to British economy

Britain’s whisky trade is worth over £5 billion ($7.6 billion) to the economy each year and provides over 40,000 jobs, according to a recent study. [Read more…]

The Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry 2013 Named Best Whisky In The World

Words like ‘shock’ and ‘humiliation’ are being used in the British media after a Japanese whisky was named the best in the world, trumping Scottish distilleries. [Read more…]

Rare magnificence: Johnnie Walker Blue Label 2015 Limited Edition

Johnnie Walker has unveiled its annual Blue Label Limited Edition. Available this Christmas season, the Johnnie Walker Blue Label 2015 Limited Edition focuses on showcasing the Blue Label’s rarity, depth and character. In perfect time for the festive season, the exquisitely designed bottle invites whisky lovers to embark on a journey into the depths of the Blue Label’s rare craft, cask and character. [Read more…]

The Macallan M Scotch Whisky released at $4,500 a bottle

MacallanM2The Macallan M, a rare, limited-edition bottle of single malt Scotch has been launched in the United States. To get a bottle of The Macallan M you’ll need to fork over $4,500. [Read more…]

James Bond whisky to be auctioned

A bottle of 1962 Macallan signed by Daniel Craig is to be auctioned for charity next month.

The rare bottle of Scotch will be auctioned to raise money for the Government Communications Fund, which supports serving and former members of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ). [Read more…]

5 Top Whiskey Drinks

In recent years, the interest in whiskey of all types has sky rocketed. An always popular alcohol choice, the rise of male-centered, period piece television shows like Mad Men and Boardwalk Empire has driven up sales and interest even more than usual. And with the recent heightened interest in all things barrel aged, whiskey has truly begun to shine. [Read more…]