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Friday 23 January 2015

Whiskey

Jameson dresses up for Dublin

Irish whiskey brand Jameson has unveiled a limited edition bottle as part of a series of promotions ahead of St. Patrick’s Day in March.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Urine-laced whiskey sold by conman

A man branded a “danger to public health” has been handed a suspended prison sentence after he was caught selling bottles of fake spirits laced with urine.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Jack Daniels names first son Jim Beam

A US dad named Jack Daniels has called his first son Jim Beam, continuing a family tradition for naming children after whiskey brand names.

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

84% of Brits oppose ‘unfair’ Scotch tax

The majority of Brits are unaware that they are charged an average of £10.06 in tax on every bottle of Scotch, with 84% believing the rate to be unfair.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Metal band Anthrax unveil Bourbon

Heavy metal band Anthrax have released a limited edition single barrel Bourbon named after one of their hits.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo wins trademark battle

A Texas court has ruled in favour of Diageo and against a Canadian whiskey rival in a trademark lawsuit over its Crown Royal brand.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

The Glenlivet presents £6k whisky chair

The Glenlivet has collaborated with contemporary designer Gareth Neal to create a £6,000 “Nàdurra Dram Chair”, designed with sipping whisky in mind.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Cowboy’ ranch distillery opens in Utah

Utah’s High West Distillery has completed work on a second facility based on a working cattle ranch boasting luxury accommodation.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Shoes with hidden whisky stash on sale

A cobbler has taken on-the-go drinking to another level, launching a pair of Italian brogues with space to stash a miniature bottle of booze in each heel.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Japanese drama boosts whisky sales

A Japanese TV show has been credited with boosting sales of Nikka whisky in what has been described as the Japanese “Mad Men effect”.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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