Whisky News – Independent bottlers

Hello malt lovers! We have few interesting malts if you like to come and try. #1. Glenturret ‘Douglas of Drumlanrig’ 1994/17yr – Highland. 46% A single sherry butt cask.   Rich, Spicy with dried fruits. Nuts, Toffee, Mellow,Raisins, Sweet and Mellow.  1 of 283 #2. Ben Nevis ‘Old malt cask’ 16 yr  – Highland. 50% Rich sweet with demerara sugar.  Meaty, … Read More

Whisky News – Springbank 12yo Cask strength

Today’s pick Whisky:  Springbank 12yo Cask strength Region: Campbeltown Cask: First fill and refill sherry hogsheads ABV: 55.3% Springbank was founded in 1828 by the Reid Family who subsequently went through financial hardship and, less than a decade later, John and William Mitchell acquired the distillery. The distillery is now in the hands of their current Chairman, Hendley G. Wright, Mitchell’s great, … Read More

The Six Best Whisky Bars in Wellington

The Six Best Whisky Bars in WELLINGTON Published by Judah Finnigan 6. Poquito Located on the waterfront end of Tory St, Poquito is probably recognizable to most as a low-key eatery, but it’s only growing in stature as a late-night destination for boozy banter. If swanky posturing is an immediate deal-breaker for you, then perch up a seat here; the … Read More

Whisky News – Caol ila 1995 by Signatory

Today’s pick. Whisky:  Caol ila 1995 by Signatory Region: Northern Islay Cask: Hogsheads Bottle Number: 431 of 729 ABV: 46% Caol Ila (sound of Islay) was founded to the North of Islay in 1846 by Hector Henderson. The stills at Caol Ila look out over a spectacular  view across the Sound of Islay to the Paps of Jura.  Caol ila is Islay’s … Read More

Whisky News – Glenglassaugh

Welcome to Ancestral’s whisky news.  Where we will be posting information on our whiskies, events, tasting notes and comments. Today’s pick. Whisky:  Glenglassaugh Revival Region: Highland Cask: 1st&refill bourbon / Oloroso sherry butts ABV: 46% Glenglassaugh Distillery, at the east end of the beautiful Sandend Bay, was founded by Col. James Moir in 1875. He quickly established a reputation for making … Read More