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Review: Rolling Social Event's World Whiskies Sip Along

The new multi-category tasting experience incorporates one-of-a-kind liquids with laid-back learning. Imbibe's Millie Milliken sipped along.

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Work starts on new £12m whisky distillery in Edinburgh

The Port of Leith Distillery is due to open in 2022 with the capacity to produce up to 1 million bottles of single malt a year.

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A trio of whisky launches to get excited about

As the saying goes, good things come in threes, and there’s been a trio of whisky launches in recent days. Here’s all you need to know about them…

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10 of the most exciting recent spirits launches in the UK

From vintage Cognacs and limited-edition whiskies, to Norfolk and wine-barrel-aged gins, we've rounded up some of our favourite launches this week.

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New Sherry Cask Single Malt Whisky from Cotswolds Distillery

The latest expression from the Warwickshire distillery has been seasoned with Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez Sherries.

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Rampur releases single malt whisky matured in Bourbon barrels and finished in Indian Cabernet Sauvignon casks

Rampur Asava Single Malt Whisky is a non-chill filtered expression and the distillery says it is the 'first time in history' that a single malt has been made this way.

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Nikka whisky introduces two new expressions in the UK

Nikka Tailored and Taketsuru Pure Malt will be available at selected on- and off-trade partners from October and November respectively.

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Scotland’s most northerly mainland Scotch distillery to open in 2021

Named 8 Doors, the micro-distillery will be opening its doors in John O’Groats, Caithness county, in 2021.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Sherry Cask Single Malt Whisky from Cotswolds Distillery

The latest expression from the Warwickshire distillery has been seasoned with Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez Sherries.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Rampur releases single malt whisky matured in Bourbon barrels and finished in Indian Cabernet Sauvignon casks

Rampur Asava Single Malt Whisky is a non-chill filtered expression and the distillery says it is the 'first time in history' that a single malt has been made this way.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Nikka whisky introduces two new expressions in the UK

Nikka Tailored and Taketsuru Pure Malt will be available at selected on- and off-trade partners from October and November respectively.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Scotland’s most northerly mainland Scotch distillery to open in 2021

Named 8 Doors, the micro-distillery will be opening its doors in John O’Groats, Caithness county, in 2021.

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The Scotch Whisky Association commits to diversity and inclusivity

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is launching a Diversity and Inclusivity Charter to help the Scotch whisky industry embrace equal opportunities, diversity and inclusivity.

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Tobermory Distillery releases 23yo Oloroso Cask Finish single malt

The sherried malt is an eight-year progression of Tobermory's 15yo liquid and will join the other three whiskies in the distillery's core range.

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Neil Ridley: This is whisky's greatest opportunity to stamp out sexism in the spirit

As the whisky industry promises tougher measures in the light of the recent sexism allegations against 'Whisky Bible' author, Jim Murray, Neil Ridley wonders what these might actually look like and how its stance towards gender inequality in whisky can move positively forward.

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Finland’s Kyrö Distillery unveils first Malt Rye Whisky

Eight years in the making, the new rye whiskey is made using 100% malted wholegrain rye and is distilled in Scottish-style pot stills.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Scotch Whisky Association commits to diversity and inclusivity

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is launching a Diversity and Inclusivity Charter to help the Scotch whisky industry embrace equal opportunities, diversity and inclusivity.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Tobermory Distillery releases 23yo Oloroso Cask Finish single malt

The sherried malt is an eight-year progression of Tobermory's 15yo liquid and will join the other three whiskies in the distillery's core range.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Neil Ridley: This is whisky's greatest opportunity to stamp out sexism in the spirit

As the whisky industry promises tougher measures in the light of the recent sexism allegations against 'Whisky Bible' author, Jim Murray, Neil Ridley wonders what these might actually look like and how its stance towards gender inequality in whisky can move positively forward.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Finland’s Kyrö Distillery unveils first Malt Rye Whisky

Eight years in the making, the new rye whiskey is made using 100% malted wholegrain rye and is distilled in Scottish-style pot stills.