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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Whiskey

English Whisky founder Nelstrop dies

The founder and chairman of the English Whisky Company, James Nelstrop, has died aged 69.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

William Grant & Sons buys Drambuie

William Grant & Sons has acquired the Drambuie whisky liqueur brand.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Scotch whisky brands

With Scotch whisky continuing to dominate the global spirits sector, we countdown the world’s 10 largest Scotch whisky brands by volume.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 4 Comments »

Ardbeg space-aged whisky returns to earth

The results of a space-ageing whisky experiment will soon be revealed when a vial of whisky returns to earth after three years in orbit.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Jack Daniel’s under fire from Russia

Jack Daniel’s has defended itself against claims “chemical substances not common to whiskey” had been found in its Tennessee Honey Liqueur.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Drink-driver straps whiskey in child seat

A drink-driving dad strapped a bottle of whiskey into his car’s child seat — instead of his two-year-old-son.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Death of caretaker ends whiskey theft case

The death of a caretaker has ended criminal charges that he drank more than US$100,000 worth of whiskey stolen from his employer.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Rugby star invests in Irish craft distillers

Former Irish rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll has invested in Glendalough Distillery, taking a stake in the fledgling Irish spirits company.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Pub’s 700-strong whisky collection on sale

A UK pub which claims to have one of the world’s largest collections of whisky has been put up for sale with an asking price of £250,000.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

London’s Royal Academy launches an exhibition in honour of the classic Martini, and team db sample the cocktail menu at Mark Hix’s latest hip hangout.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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