Counting down the days until Christmas on a traditional advent calendar is exciting: opening a cardboard door to uncover a piece of Santa-shaped chocolate, or perhaps a marshmallow snowman. But let’s face it, there are better things in life than cheap milk chocolate and stale marshmallows to make you merry. Drinks by the Dram brings [...]


18 Oct
Limited edition single malt whisky returns to the US

Calling all distinguished tipplers — Speyside purveyors of handcrafted single-malt scotch whiskey The Balvenie is setting the 6th release of its rare 1401 Tun expression and it’s headed for The United States. The award-winning distillery in Dufftown, Scotland will release 2,500 bottles of this rare batch which is made of a mix of whisky matured [...]


1 Oct
Renowned Speyside distillery announces launch of new expression

Recently the renowned Speyside distillery The Balvenie, announced the launch of the much anticipated sibling to its 12 year old DoubleWood. Like The Balvenie Fifty we posted last month, The Balvenie 17 Year Old DoubleWood was made in commemoration of the Balvenie Distillery‘s Malt Master David Stewart’s 50th anniversary. Stewart, Scotland’s longest serving malt master, crafted [...]


27 Oct
Matured in the finest Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks

Known best for their sherried single malts, the Scottish distillery GlenDronach has introduced a 21 Year Old “Parliament” whisky. Resembling a deep amber in appearance, the Highland scotch is ripe with autumnal fruits, most notably blackberries and red plums. The Parliament is matured in a combo of the finest Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks [...]


5 Aug
A single malt designed to compliment the Montecristo aficionado

Dalmore‘s 88 proof reboot of its Cigar Malt expression is back. While most scotch whisky is aged in bourbon barrels, the Cigar Malt edition spends most of its lifetime in Oloroso Matusalem sherry barrels, the sherry tones designed to complement the passions of true cigar aficionados. The Highland distillery had a Cigar Malt once before, [...]


17 Jun
Only 21 bottles of Chivas Brothers rarest whisky ever to pay tribute to the British Isles' Crown Jewels

What could possibly make a whisky so rare that only one man in the world has had the opportunity to taste it? That ladies and gentlemen would be a whisky that pays homage to the oldest crown jewels of the British Isles, named The Honours of Scotland. The single malt scotch whisky by the Chivas [...]


29 Apr
Scottish Spirits' benevolent wish to keep us all real toasty

A company called Scottish Spirits is releasing Scotch In a Can, a new product being marketed heavily in the Caribbean and southernmost Central America. This is supposedly the first time a straight spirit has been sold in a can, and is being investigated by the Scottish Whisky Association who question whether the product is real [...]


27 Apr
Scottish Highlands rarest whisky offering ever at $3,600 a bottle

Esteemed Scottish Highlands distillery Glenmorangie will soon release its rarest expression yet —  the Pride 1981. The most expensive single malt ever created by Glenmorangie, only 1,000 bottles will be tapped at a price of $3,600 a bottle (€2750.). Glenmorangie Master Distiller Dr. Bill Lumsden matured the whisky in the finest oak casks for 18 [...]

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