Introducing WhistlePig HomeStock Whiskey Created by WhistlePig Whiskey In Collaboration with Flaviar – Whiskey News

Introducing WhistlePig HomeStock Whiskey Created by WhistlePig Whiskey In Collaboration with Flaviar

Blended Together, While Apart

Limited edition WhistlePig expression crowd-blended by whiskey lovers during lock down released to raise money for U.S. Bartenders 

[May 11, 2020]: Shoreham, Vermont. WhistlePig Rye Whiskey is pleased to announce the introduction of WhistlePig HomeStock Whiskey, a whiskey blended together, while apart.  The limited edition whiskey was created via a virtual crowd blending experience in collaboration with Flaviar, a leading online spirits club. WhistlePig will donate 20% of online sales via Flaviar Caskers from HomeStock to the U.S. Bartenders’ Guild (USBG) Foundation’s Emergency Assistance Program, which provides COVID-19 Relief Grants to bartenders. HomeStock is the first variant from WhistlePig’s award-winning portfolio that stretches outside of the Rye category, also using Wheat and Barley whiskeys.

WhistlePig HomeStock Whiskey is a result of an innovative, multi-faceted immersive crowd-blending experience designed to lift spirits and raise vital funds for the U.S. bar industry community. The collaboration between WhistlePig Flaviar and the entrepreneurial nature of both companies ensured this concept went from idea to reality in just a matter of weeks. An engaging exclusive content program was created and hundreds of WhistlePig ‘Blend Your Own’ whiskey kits were dispatched to a combination of Flaviar’s membership of whiskey enthusiasts and industry professionals, who were asked to experiment at home before submitting their preferred recipe. The at home blending kits included samples of WhistlePig Rye, wheat and barley whiskeys, along with blending tools and instructions, were universally welcomed by whiskey lovers stuck indoors.

Pete Lynch, WhistlePig’s Master Blender, is no stranger to crowd-blending, which has formed the basis of WhistlePig’s award-winning FarmStock range, but he would usually host sessions around the country in person. Adjusting to the times, he shared his expertise via a video from the WhistlePig Farm and distillery in Vermont and written instructions. With the submissions received, Lynch analyzed the data and determined the three most popular styles of whiskey submitted.

Thousands of consumers tuned in to Flaviar’s social media pages to take part in a live blending session, hosted on April 28 by spirits industry veteran, Dan Dunn and Lynch. During the live stream, all three whiskeys were blended, tasted and then voted upon to decide which should be bottled as WhistlePig HomeStock.

Despite over half of the submissions being Rye dominant, the surprise winner, with 44.1% of the votes on the night, was Blend Number 3, which involved 45% Rye, 30% Wheat and 25% Barley.

Jeff Kozak, CEO, WhistlePig Whiskey, adds “HomeStock is a truly special blend for us, not only due to how it was made but it’s the first time we’re releasing a whiskey that features something other than Rye. We’re thrilled that this blend got voted as the winner, it could be a sign of things to come from us in the future as a natural extension of our famed FarmStock range.”

Grisa Soba, Co-Founder of Flaviar, comments: “We’re going to be talking about this period in history for a long time, and what we all did to stave off cabin fever. Instead of saying they learnt how to make sourdough or banana bread like some kind of quarantine cliché, Flaviar members will be able to brag about learning to blend whiskey during lock down and being part of a piece of liquid history that they can now own and savor. Exclusive content and experiences like this have always been a big part of Flaviar and we’ve just taken it to another level.”

On the nose, HomeStock is sweet and fruity, with pipe tobacco, vanilla and orange vest.  Upon tasting, one will experience a big hit of baking spice with toffee, with nutmeg, roasted nuts, ripe berries and a great mouthfeel. The finish on HomeStock is long, spicy and lovely.

WhistlePig HomeStock Whiskey is now available for pre-order via Flaviar and Caskers, priced at $72.99 per 750ml.  

ABOUT WHISTLEPIG RYE WHISKEY

Founded in 2008, WhistlePig Rye Whiskey is the premier aged Rye whiskey, featuring the bold and often untapped flavor of Rye. WhistlePig Whiskey is leading a surge of innovation in the emerging field of North American whiskey. As the most decorated Rye whiskey – having received the coveted ‘Best in Show Whiskey’ title from the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, WhistlePig is widely viewed as the world’s finest Rye. With the opening of its distillery on its 500-acre Vermont farm in the fall of 2015, WhistlePig has also become one of the leading farm-to-bottle Rye whiskeys in the world. For additional information please visit whistlepigwhiskey.com. Please enjoy WhistlePig Rye Whiskey Responsibly.

ABOUT FLAVIAR

Founded in 2012, Flaviar is the world’s largest premium spirits club, with operations in the US and Europe. Flaviar offers a better way to experience fine spirits. Flaviar members enjoy a full suite of benefits including quarterly tasting boxes and full-size bottles sent directly to their home, invitations to exclusive spirits events, access to rare and original spirits available only to members, free shipping, over 200K member reviews and more.

Flaviar is here to help more people try more new things more often.

Flaviar membership is $300 per year, or $95 a quarter.

For more information visit www.flaviar.com

You’ve got to try this!

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2020/05/introducing-whistlepig-homestock-whiskey-created-by-whistlepig-whiskey-in-collaboration-with-flaviar-whiskey-news/

IMPEX BEVERAGES WILL BRING THE GLENALLACHIE TO MORE WHISKY FANS ACROSS THE USA – Scotch Whisky News

Glenallachie Distillery.

IMPEX BEVERAGES WILL BRING THE GLENALLACHIE TO MORE WHISKY FANS ACROSS THE USA

The award-winning Speyside whisky company is teaming up with ImpEx Beverages to distribute its whiskies across the United States

The multi award-winning GlenAllachie Distillery is extending its reach across the USA with the news that it has appointed ImpEx Beverages as its new exclusive importer.

The appointment, which begins on May 1st, will see California-based ImpEx Beverages as the new exclusive US Importer for the brands and The GlenAllachie becoming available in more states in the US.

Through the new commercial relationship, The GlenAllachie Distillers Company core range of single malts and MacNair’s Lum Reek blended malt will be distributed into around 20 additional states including key markets such as Texas and Colorado. ImpEx has been importing and distributing whiskies and spirits across the US since 2008.

David Keir, Sales Marketing Director at GlenAllachie, said: “We’re very excited about this partnership with ImpEx who have many years of experience building brands and I’m looking forward to working with their team growing The GlenAllachie across the USA.”

Sam Filmus, President of ImpEx Beverages, noted: “We have been following The GlenAllachie for a long time and are thrilled to now be a part of its future success in the US Market.  The quality whiskies that Billy Walker and his team produce are a fantastic addition to our premium whisky portfolio.”

The news follows a sustained period of growth and success since Master Blender and entrepreneur Billy Walker and his team acquired The GlenAllachie Distillery in 2017 and formed The GlenAllachie Distillers Co

In March, Walker won the prestigious Icons of Whisky Global Master Blender / Distiller of the Year award at the Whisky Magazine Awards. At the same awards, the MacNair’s Lum Reek 21-year-old won World Whiskies Awards World’s Best Blended Malt. The GlenAllachie 10-year-old Cask Strength Batch 3 also won Best Scotch Speyside Single Malt.

In addition, The GlenAllachie also collected a remarkable hat-trick of Double Gold medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The prestigious Double Gold medals were awarded to the 12, 15, and 25-year-old Single Malts. MacNair’s Lum Reek Blended Malt Scotch 12-year-old won a Gold medal.

Prior to this, in September 2019, The GlenAllachie was voted Scottish Distillery of the Year at the inaugural Scottish Whisky Awards.

The GlenAllachie has a number of new products in the development pipeline, including a new batch of Wood Finishes, with the US release expected to be in early 2021. In May, its Visitor Centre also reaches its 1st Anniversary.

Notes 

The GlenAllachie Distillery, sitting in a 20-acre site in Speyside, was designed by William Delme-Evans – the architect behind Jura, Macduff and Tullibardine – and was built in 1968. It has four stills and, unusually, two separate spirit safes, one for each set of stills.

In 2008, a new chapter began for Sam Filmus, after years in the business captaining JVS Wines Import. With ImpEx Beverages, his vision was to import premium and rare Spirits from around the world, with special emphasis on the best of what Scotland has to offer.

Further information on the distillery and company can be found at www.theglenallachie.com

Facebook – @TheGlenAllachie

Twitter – @TheGlenAllachie

Instagram – @theglenallachie_

MacNair’s Facebook – @macnairs

ImpEx Facebook – @ImpExBev

ImpEx Twitter – @ImpExBev

ImpEx Instagram – @ ImpEx_Bev

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2020/05/impex-beverages-will-bring-the-glenallachie-to-more-whisky-fans-across-the-usa-scotch-whisky-news/

Hard To Find Whisky Distillery Focus: Ben Nevis – Scotch Whisky News

Founded in 1825 by “Long” John Macdonald, the whiskies were hugely popular in the 19th century, both as single malts and for blending. Now owned by Japanese distiller Nikka, Ben Nevis produces a range of single malts and blends that are held in high regard. Often matured in ex-Sherry casks, the whiskies are typically bold and robust with a rich, chewy texture.

BROWSE OUR FULL BEN NEVIS RANGE HERE

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2020/05/hard-to-find-whisky-distillery-focus-ben-nevis-scotch-whisky-news/

Milroys Online Tastings – Scotch Whisky News

Upcoming Tastings

Elements of Islay Online Tasting

Wednesday 20th May 2020 at 7.30pm

For one night only, the inimitable duo of Oliver Chilton and Katy Kennedy will lead you across the incredible selection of Islay whisky bottled by Elixir Distillers. Guiding you through some of the history of the island, as well as the science behind the unique flavour profile that binds these highly regarded distilleries, the evening will not be one to miss.

The tasting will comprise of:

Br7 –  sherry hogsheads, distilled in 2001
Ma2 – first fill bourbon barrels, distilled in 2004
Lp8 – ex-Madeira casks, distilled in 1998
Bw7 –  sherry butts, distilled in 2001

Book Tasting

Douglas Laing Online Tasting

Wednesday 27th May 2020 at 7.30pm

Join us for and our good friends at Douglas Laing for an unforgettable online tasting experience, exploring their selection from many categories of Scotch whisky. From grain to blended and single malt, the various styles of whisky produced in Scotland will be on show.

Rock Island 21 Year Old (Limited release)
Glenrothes 15 Old Particular
Braeval 18 Old Particular
Inchgower 21 Old Particular
Cameronbridge 35  XOP

Book Tasting

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2020/05/milroys-online-tastings-scotch-whisky-news/

Celebrate World Whisky Day with these exquisite expressions – Whisky News

World Whisky Day (16th May 2020) is just around the corner, and the question of which whisky to celebrate with remains a question on everybody’s lips. There are few things more perfect than a fine whisky; patiently matured and rich with flavour, taking the drinker on an unforgettable taste journey. Bringing together the finest ingredients and flavours, here is a selection of stand-out whiskies perfect to raise a Dram with for World Whisky Day, including classics from The Macallan, Maker’s Mark, The House of Suntory, and more.

Bowmore 15 Year Old 

Bowmore is Islay’s oldest distillery, and home to the world’s oldest whisky maturation warehouse, the No. 1 Vaults. Matured first in bourbon barrels then Oloroso casks, there’s no finer example of a sherry cask finish than Bowmore 15 Year Old. The final three years spent in Oloroso sherry casks give Bowmore 15 Year Old the rich, deep colour and robust warming finish.

RRP: £60

Available to purchase from The Whisky Exchange and Amazon

The Macallan Estate 

The Macallan Estate, created by Whisky Maker Sarah Burgess, is a tribute to The Macallan’s heritage and home. It is an extremely special new single malt containing rare spirit from a proportion of the barley grown at Easter Elchies estate, which is distilled just once a year over the course of a single week. The liquid delivers a subtle hint of citrus which balances the traditional sherried richness, resulting in a complex single malt with an extraordinarily long finish.

RRP: £195

Stockists: The Whisky Shop and The Whisky Exchange

 

Highland Park 16 Year Old Twisted Tattoo 

In collaboration with Danish tattoo artist and modern-day Viking Soul, Colin Dale, Highland Park 16 Year Old Twisted Tattoo’s bold design celebrates the tattoo as a mark of both standing apart and being part of a tribe – just like Highland Park. The expression’s exquisite tasting notes include the likes of sweet vanilla, sun-ripened peaches, and full-bodied red wine, finished with a light peat smoke.

RRP: £80

Stockists: Master of Malt and The Whisky Shop

 

Laphroaig Lore 

By maturing the liquid in small batches in five unique casks, Laphroaig has created a liquid that is rich, complex, varied and above all, storied. Laphroaig Lore uses different aged liquids ranging from 7 to 21 years, which allows the richest possible flavour. As the name suggests, this offering from Laphroaig is inspired by the knowledge and traditions passed down from generation to generation of its distillery managers, blenders and craftsmen.

RRP: £80

Stockists: Master of Malt and The Whisky Exchange

Maker’s 46

The first bourbon in Maker’s Mark’s wood-finishing series, Maker’s 46 was created by Bill Samuels, J., to amplify the flavours he loves most in Maker’s Mark. The innovative wood-stave-finishing process starts with fully matured Maker’s Mark at cask strength, after which 10 seared virgin French oak staves are inserted into the barrel. The liquid is then finished for nine weeks in a limewood cellar, resulting in a bolder and more complex flavour, but without the bitterness typical of longer-aged whiskies.

RRP: £40

Stockists: Amazon and Master of Malt

Toki 

Meaning ‘time’ in Japanese, Toki brings together old and new – the House of Suntory’s proud heritage and its innovative spirit. A blended Japanese whisky that is both ground-breaking and timeless, the finish is subtly sweet and spicy with a hint of vanilla oak, white pepper and ginger.

RRP: £35

Stockists: Tesco and Master of Malt

 

 

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2020/05/celebrate-world-whisky-day-with-these-exquisite-expressions-whisky-news/

News At The Cutting Edge from Glencairn Crystal – Whisky News


GLENCAIRN CRYSTAL STUDIO NEWS

What strange times we find ourselves living in with most of us at staying at home in lockdown due to COVID-19.

For some time we’ve been thinking of sending a newsletter to all of you who we consider to be our Glencairn extended family (customers, clients, suppliers – you know who you are!) and now has never seemed like a better time to keep you informed of what we are doing.

So here we are with a quick news update on us – but most of all, we’d like to say, from everyone at Glencairn, that we’re all in this together – stay safe and stay well.

The World’s Favourite Whisky Glass turns 20

The world’s favourite whisky glass, our much loved Glencairn Glass, is 20 years old this year and never have we been more proud of it. We now make more than 3 million a year and they grace over a 140 countries around the world. We’ll be marking the occasion with some special podcasts featuring Glencairn Crystal’s Founder, Raymond Davidson, who will reveal the story behind why he created the Glencairn Glass as well as interviews with some of the Master Blenders who helped in its early development.

Listen to Episode 1 Now

More To Come

Later in the year we’ll also be launching some exciting new additions to the Glencairn Glass family and announcing a unique fundraising initiative with proceeds going to our chosen charity partners. Watch this space for more news.

Supporting The NHS

We’ve all seen what an incredible job the NHS staff are doing during this very difficult time. So to help out we’ve been busy using our 3D printers to produce the plastic headbands needed to hold protective face visors in place for the staff at our local Hairmyres Intensive Care unit in East Kilbride.

 

Be Home With Glencairn
Win a Glencairn Presentation Set

As part of our “Be There” campaign, we’d like you to share a photo of your favourite dram in a Glencairn Glass. As we have all been advised by the government to #stayathome, we are looking for photos of where, in your house, you relax and enjoy a dram.

Every week we’ll pick our favourites and at the end of the month we’ll put them to our followers to decide who wins.

How to Enter?

Simply head over to our instagram and use #GlencairnMoments #BeathomewithGlencairn in your post.

Click here to see last months winner

New look at Glencairn Crystal Studio

In order to keep up with our ever-growing business, we’ve been busy doubling the size of our premises here in East Kilbride. There’s still much to do, some of which has been put on hold due to the current situation, however we do now have some big, shiny, new offices and our MD Paul not only shares an office with Debbie Harry, but he’s got himself an impressive red sparkly door!

Glencairn in the news with Glenfarclas Pagoda Ruby Reserve

 

We’ve been in the drinks and packaging news recently with the release of the stunning limited-edition Glenfarclas Pagoda Ruby Reserve. Safely contained within a Glencairn Crystal decanter, embellished with rubies, it’s been a huge project for us as it’s the first time we’ve used precious stones to decorate our bespoke glassware. Click here for the full story.

Scottish International Crime Writing Awards Sponsorship

We’re delighted to announce we’re sponsoring the 2020 McIlvanney Prize for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year and the Bloody Scotland Debut Crime Novel of the Year, with our Glencairn Glass.

Although the Bloody Scotland festival has been cancelled this year due to the virus both prestigious literary prizes will still be awarded on the 18th September. Best of luck to all the authors who’ve entered and if you’re a crime fiction fan look out for some online news about Bloody Scotland coming soon. Click here for more details

Our valued employees are at the heart of everything we do and we’d like to say a huge thank you to the following special people for their loyal service.

DEREK ROBERTSON

30 Years at Glencairn Crystal
Retail Sales

Derek started his career in the crystal industry at Edinburgh Crystal as a glass cutter and is our token Jambo, supporting the mighty Heart of Midlothian FC.

TERESA CASSIDY

20 Years at Glencairn Crystal
Hand Polisher

They say an army marches on its stomach and in addition to everything else our “Mother” Teresa has been making breakfast for most of our workforce for over a decade.

Both her daughters and grand-daughter have worked summer jobs with us too.

DONALD WALLACE

30 Years at Glencairn Crystal
Engraving Department

Donald is Irvine’s no.1 drummer although it’s been many years since he played the Barrowlands!

ALLAN MCPHEE

10 Years at Glencairn Crystal
Print Department
Team Leader

For years we thought Alfie was Allan’s life partner but when he mentioned taking him for a walk we realised Alfie was his dog!

contact@glencairn.co.uk
+44 (0) 1355 279 717

 

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2020/05/news-at-the-cutting-edge-from-glencairn-crystal/

Caldera Distilling and its Macallan Connection by Davin de Kergommeaux – Canadian Whisky News

Caldera Distilling and its Macallan Connection

When Caldera Distilling’s Jarret Stuart told us his great-great-grandfather had introduced the Macallan Scotch whisky to Canada, we had to know more. We soon learned that in 1824, Macallan’s owner, William Reid bought a license and the secret farm distillery went legal.

When Reid died in 1847, James Shearer Priest and James Davidson took over. Then, in 1868 Jarret’s distant ancestor, James Stuart acquired the lease for Macallan and rebuilt the distillery.

A decade later, in 1878, James Stuart and Company, built the Glen Rothes distillery from scratch. Stuart left Glen Rothes the following year, and in 1892 he sold Macallan, but not before sending Jarret’s ancestor to Canada, to sell Macallan whisky.

Jarret Stuart’s noble whisky heritage reveals itself in two distinctive Caldera whiskies he distils in River John, Nova Scotia.

Caldera Hurricane 5

Hurricane 5 is distilled in a tiny alembic still, using local organic grains. The whisky tastes sweet and fruity, with butterscotch, charred wood, something herbal, and brisk peppery spices until hints of vanilla devolve into citrus pith. It finishes with rye spices and clean woody tones.

Caldera Champlain

This traditional Canadian whisky includes some Cognac in the blend to honour the birthplace of mariner and explorer, Samuel de Champlain. Rich flavours of saltwater toffee and sweet fruits with briny hints of the seaside evolve into a rich and creamy palate with red wine tones, grape skins, pipe tobacco, growing pepperiness and tingling rye spices.

 

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2020/05/caldera-distilling-and-its-macallan-connection-by-davin-de-kergommeaux-canadian-whisky-news/

375 Park Avenue Spirits and International Beverage Holdings LTD Part Ways – Whisky News

375 PARK AVENUE SPIRITS AND INTERNATIONAL BEVERAGE HOLDINGS LTD PART WAYS

LOUISVILLE, KY (April 29, 2020) — 375 Park Avenue Spirits which specializes in importing superior spirits brands from across the globe, and International Beverage Holdings LTD, one of the industry’s most dynamic global drinks businesses are announcing they will be parting ways.

375 Park Avenue Spirits began working with International Beverage Holdings LTD in August 2015 shortly after joining Sazerac as an independent, yet fully integrated sales company. Many collective successes were achieved over the last 4+ years but both companies have continued to evolve and after careful consideration both International Beverage Holdings LTD, and 375 Park Avenue Spirits decided that a parting of ways would be best for both sides to achieve the growth aspirations each has in the U.S. market.

With this departure, 375 Park Avenue Spirits will no longer represent the International Beverage Holdings Ltd. spirit portfolio, including its Inver House Distillers subsidiary responsible for single malt whiskies Speyburn, Old Pulteney, Balblair, and anCnoc as well as Hankey Bannister blended Scotch, Caorunn Gin, Phraya Rum and Mekhong.

This transition is underway and is expected to be finalized by June 1.

About International Beverage Holdings Ltd

Inver House Distillers is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Beverage Holdings Ltd, producing its  Scotch whiskies and gin at five distilleries around Scotland: Pulteney, Speyburn, Knockdhu, Balblair and Balmenach. The business has won many prestigious accolades over the years, including the Icons of Whisky Distiller of the Year Award for Scotland (2017).

www.interbevgroup.com

About 375 Park Avenue Spirits

Specializing in superior brands from around the world that drive innovation, the 375 Park Avenue Spirits portfolio spans the premium- to luxury-spirit categories and includes numerous expressions from leading international producers. Founded as Luctor International, LLC in 1981, 375 Park Avenue Spirits joined the Sazerac Company in early 2015 to act as an independent, yet fully integrated sales affiliate. The company is known today for creating an environment of growth for supplier partners in the domestic market for renown brands like Van Gogh Vodka from Holland, Sobieski Vodka from Polland, Cutty Sark Scotch from Scotland, J.P. Wiser’s Canadian Whisky, Paul John Single Malt Whisky from India, Scapegrace Gin from New Zealand and many others. For more information on 375 Park Avenue Spirits, please visit www.375park.com.

About Sazerac

Sazerac is one of America’s oldest family owned, privately held distillers with operations in the United States in Louisiana, Kentucky, Indiana, Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Maryland, California, and global operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, India, Australia and Canada. For more information on Sazerac, please visit www.sazerac.com.

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2020/05/375-park-avenue-spirits-and-international-beverage-holdings-ltd-part-ways-whisky-news/

Hard To Find Whisky Distillery Focus: Nikka – Japanese Whisky News

Nikka is one of the most iconic and highly awarded Japanese Whiskies. It was set up in 1934 by Masataka Taketsuru, the “Founding Father of Japanese Whisky” – who travelled to Scotland in 1918 to discover the secrets of whisky making. He married a Scottish lady called Rita and then returned to Japan to build the first Japanese whisky distilleries.

Today Nikka combines traditional Scottish whisky-making techniques with Japanese precision, using the art of blending to create a range of extra smooth, approachable and refined whiskies. The innovative range of Nikka products offers something for all whisky tastes.

BROWSE OUR FULL NIKKA RANGE HERE

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2020/05/hard-to-find-whisky-distillery-focus-nikka-japanese-whisky-news/

ImpEx Beverages adds a Superb Speysider to its Lineup – Scotch Whisky News

ImpEx Beverages Will Bring The GlenAllachie To Whisky Fans Across the U.S.A.!

The award-winning Speyside whisky company is teaming up with ImpEx Beverages to distribute its whiskies across the United States.

The appointment by GlenAllachie Distillery for ImpEx Beverages to be its new Exclusive U.S. Importer starts on May 1st.

Through the new commercial relationship, The GlenAllachie Distillers Company core range of Single Malts and MacNair’s Lum Reek Blended Malt will be distributed into around 20 additional states, including key markets such as Texas and Colorado.

“We’re very excited bout this partnership with ImpEx who have many years of experience building brands and I’m looking forward to working with their team growing The GlenAllachie across the USA”
~  David Keir, Sales and Marketing Director at GlenAllachie

The news follows a sustained period of growth and success since Master Blender Entrepreneur Billy Walker and his team acquired The GlenAllachie Distillery in 2017 and formed The GlenAllachie Distillers Co.

In March, Walker won the prestigious Icons of Whisky Global Master Blender / Distiller of the Year award at the Whisky Magazine Awards.  At the same awards, the MacNair’s Lum Reek 21-year-old won World Whiskies Awards World’s Best Blended Malt.  The GlenAllachie 10-year-old Cask Strength Batch 3 also won Best Scotch Speyside Single Malt.

Prior to this, in September 2019 The GlenAllachie was voted Scottish Distillery of the Year at the inaugural Scottish Whisky Awards.

“We have been following The GlenAllachie for a long time and are thrilled to now be a part of its future success in the US Market. The quality whiskies that Billy Walker and his team produce are a fantastic addition to our premium whisky portfolio.” ~  Sam Filmus, President of ImpEx Beverages

Recently, The GlenAllachie collected a remarkable hat-trick of Double Gold medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.  The prestigious Double Gold Medals were awarded to the 12, 15, and 25-year-old Single Malts.  MacNair’s Lum Reek Blended Malt Scotch 12-year-old won a Gold Medal.

The GlenAllachie has a number of new products in the development pipeline, including a new batch of Wood Finishes, with the U.S. releases expected to be in early 2021.

For more information or details of your nearest USA retailers, please contact ImpEx Beverages at (650) 872-1113 or office@impexbev.com.  Images and Product Information for both brands can be found at the ImpEx Media Resources page.

Article source: http://www.whiskyintelligence.com/2020/05/impex-beverages-adds-a-superb-speysider-to-its-lineup-scotch-whisky-news/