Whisky

Bottle of Dalmore 50YO sells for record £28k

A bottle of Dalmore 50 Year Old has sold for a record £26,250 at auction, the highest price ever paid for a bottle of the limited edition release of which just 60 bottles were made. 

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.

Monkey Shoulder takes ‘cement mixer’ on the road

William Grant & Sons is taking a novel approach to marketing its Monkey Shoulder whisky brand, taking a "pimped out" cement mixer on the road to encourage consumers to try their Scotch mixed.

Pernod Ricard plans Myanmar whisky expansion

Pernod Ricard is expanding its whisky footprint in Myanmar having acquired a majority stake in a new joint venture with private equity firm Yoma Strategic, making it the first major global producer of wine and spirits to enter the market.

The week in pictures

November 24th, 2017

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