Whisky

Why distilleries are using reggae to ‘musically mature’ their spirits

Distilleries in the US are using reggae, hip-hop and blues to soothe their spirits and enhance the natural barrel-ageing process to create "musically matured" whiskies, Bourbons and rums.

Top 10 new products: June

This month's new products includes a 1982 Port by royal appointment, the latest Grande Cuvée from Krug, a savoury gin from Tanqueray, and an ambitious Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz from Australia's McGuigan, priced at £100 a bottle.

New whiskey flavoured with beaver secretions launched

New Hampshire-based Tamworth Distillery has launched a limited edition whiskey flavoured with castoreum, a substance secreted by beavers, which it sources from a local animal trapper called Anton.

1966 Samaroli Bowmore to go under hammer

An extremely rare bottle of 1966 Bowmore Samaroli Bouquet – a highly coveted bottling among whisky collectors – is to go on sale this week.

Top 12 new products: May

May 10th, 2018

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