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Whic.de releases free E-Book on Irish Whiskey (News)

Irish Whiskey - Whiskey Von Der Grünen Insel by Whic.de (E-Book Free Download Pot Still Irland Kostenlos)

Headquartered in Munich and stocking over 1,700 whisk(e)y-related items, Whic.de is currently one of the fasted growing online whisk(e)y retailers in Germany. While their main business does certainly lie in selling the water of life, they are also very eager to educate their customers (more…)

Douglas Laing to build Urban Distillery in Glasgow (News)

Douglas Laiing Govan Distillvery Glasgow (River Clyde Lowlands Single Malt Scotch Whisky Pacific Quay)

Having recorded double digit growth in the past three years and doubled its size in the last four years, Glasgow-based bottlers and blenders Douglas Laing & Co. are ready to take their business to the next level and announce “the biggest news in [their] 70 year history” (more…)

Timorous Beastie 18yo and Rock Oyster 18yo coming soon (News)

Timorous Beastie 18yo and Rock Oster 18yo (Remarkable Regional Malts Douglas Laing Blended Scotch Whisky Highlands Islands)

While all eyes are currently directed at Islay where this year’s iteration of the Feis Ile festival is in full swing, cool things are happening in the other Scottish whisky regions as well. From Glasgow we just received notice that Douglas Laing are proud to announce the addition of a new duo (more…)

Douglas Laing releases Scallywag 13yo Limited Edition (News)

Scallywag 13yo by Douglas Laing's Remarkable Malts (Speyside Blended Malt Whisky Limited Edition Sherry Cask BarleyMania)

Who let the dogs out? Douglas Laing did! Today, the Glasgow-based company released the first globally available Scallywag bottling with an age statement. Like its little NAS brother, which represents the Speyside in Douglas Laing’s signature Remarkable Regional Malts (more…)

Highland Park reveals new bottle design of 10yo and 12yo (News)

Highland Park new Bottle Design (Orkney Single Malt Scotch Whisky Core Selection Viking Heritage News BarleyMania)

Today, Scotland’s most northern-based whisky distillery Highland Park revealed the new bottle design of its core selection. Paying homage to the viking heritage of the island of Orkney where Highland Park is located, the 12yo has been re-branded as Viking Honour (more…)

Kilchoman to release its first, strictly limited 10yo (News)

Kilchoman 10yo - Fifth Club Release (Barley Mania Whisky Scotch Single Malt Cask Strength Islay Limited Edition)

If you read our review for the Machir Bay – Tour Edition 2015, you should know that Kilchoman are one of our favorite distilleries here on BarleyMania. Needless to say, the excitement was big when we heard of the impending release of your first 10 years old. (more…)