Planet Whiskies :: Scottish Single Malt Whisky, Scotch, Distilleries, American Bourbon, Japanese, Irish

World-Wide Whisky News by Planet Whiskies | Buy your whisky online

To advertise on Planet Whiskies visit our contact us page

Arran Whisky Distillery Latest News - Spring, 2012 - 11th April, 2012

The below newsletter was email to Planet Whiskies on the 11th April, 2012. The content in the newsletter has not been changed and is all from their Spring 2012 email newsletter. There are a few external links within the text below all going to excellent pages on the Arran Distilery website. Enjoy!!

SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

View the range of single malts from the Arran Distillery

WHAT'S NEW THIS SPRING?

You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you access the Arran Distillery site.

All the latest news from the Isle of Arran Distillery - delivered straight to your inbox! 

Arran Distillery and Visitor Centre News

Spring Newsletter - Arran Distillery and Visitor Centre NewsWe have been busy over the winter months, and despite some stormy weather over the Christmas period, we have managed to push ahead with the construction of our brand new warehouse! Construction had to be halted for a couple of weeks again in February to allow for the nesting season of the pair of Golden Eagles which reside in the hills behind our Distillery, but we were soon back on track and can't wait to get all our casks settled into their new home! Official 2012 production started on 13th February and we can't wait to fill that warehouse with our precious new spirit.

Our Managing Director Euan Mitchell also made a special trip to Arran to present The National Trust for Scotland with a cheque for £6000 - we donated £1 from every bottle of our Limited Edition bottling "The Sleeping Warrior" to the Trust for the upkeep and safe maintenance of the pathways on Arran's landmark mountain Goatfell.

The new season at the Visitor Centre starts again on 5th March and we are once again looking forward to welcoming many of our friends and fans across the world through our doors 7 days a week.  Faye and the team have been hard at work to get everything ready for our guests and we can't wait to share some drams with you all. This year, we have some brand new exciting tour options to offer you, from the introductory "Oak" tour through to the VIP "Gold" tour.  More information on these tours can be found here on our web site.  Click for further details.

Arran Distillery - The Final Icon has flown the nest!

Arran Distiilery - whiskies from 1999At long last, the widely anticipated release of the fourth and final Icon of Arran is upon us!  In tribute to those magnificent hillside residents of ours, we chose "The Golden Eagle" to close this extremely popular series and you can buy your bottle and complete your set straight away in our web shop. 

"The Golden Eagle" is a bottling of 16 Bourbon Barrels and 7 Sherry Hogsheads from 1999 and is an outstanding example of the Master Distillers craft.  Creamy citrus notes with hints of tropical sweetness and a depth of character not dissimilar to the eagles themselves, will make your palate soar and take you right across to the Isle of Arran in all its splendour. 

We are all very excited about this release and indeed there is plenty more where this came from.  Later this year, we will be launching a new bottling named "The Devil's Punchbowl" after another celebrated stretch of Arran landscape, and we can assure you that this one is not to be missed.  Whisky is being selected as we speak and we are sure that you will agree that there are worse jobs in the world than searching through our warehouses to find just the right casks for this devilishly extravagant amber nectar.  Watch our web site for updates on this and other new releases planned throughout the year.

The Arran FestivalFinally, our Open Day this year will be very special indeed, and is set to be the best one yet! On Saturday 30th June, our Open Day will take the form of the very first ever Arran Malt and Music Festival hosted by our very own Visitor Centre! This looks set to be a fantastic event for all the family and will bring together the best produce on the island with our Single Malt and some fabulous musicians. Put the date in your diary, come over and celebrate with us! Best wishes to all from everyone here in Lochranza, Isle of Arran Distillers

<< View the range of single malts from the Arran Distillery

<< Read more about Isle of Arran Distillery

<< Back to all the latest whisky news brought to you by Planet Whiskies

Planet Whiskies on Twitter
Planet Whiskies on Facebook
Planet Whiskies on Pinterest

Tasting Sets for Whisky and Gin

Whisky gift for Father's Day 2019

BUY WHISKY TASTING SET FOR £24.95

Gin gift for Father's Day 2019

BUY GIN TASTING SET FOR £24.95

VIEW OTHER IDEAL WHISKY GIFTS FOR FATHER'S DAY 2019

Subscribe to Planet Whiskies newsletter

* indicates required


Loch Fyne Whiskies

Loch Fyne Whiskies

Have you seen all the whisky specials on offer at Loch Fyne Whiskies in Inveraray? All orders placed have next day delivery. Click to discover all these fantastic offers... Read More

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

View latest whisky news

Jura Single Malt Scotch Whisky announces rare opportunity to join tiny island distillery off the West Coast of Scotland

Jura Single Malt Scotch Whisky announces rare opportunity to join tiny island distillery off the West Coast of Scotland

Applications are open to become the Brand Home Manager at the popular Single Malt Whisky Distillery. Jura are seeking applicants to join the distillery team which sits at the heart of the tiny island community, with current population at c.212 people. Read More

Eden Mill Unveil £3.1m New Distillery Plans for new Production facilities in St Andrews, Fife.

Eden Mill Unveil £3.1m New Distillery Plans for new Production facilities in St Andrews, Fife.

Eden Mill, the award-winning Scottish gin and whisky distiller, has submitted a planning application for a major £3.1m development of new production facilities in St Andrews, Fife, which is part of a longer term £8m investment programme. Read more

Mackmyra Svensk Whisky turns 20, Sweden's first ever single malt whisky distillery

Mackmyra Svensk Whisky turns 20, Sweden's first ever single malt whisky distillery

Mackmyra is turning 20 this year, both as a company and Sweden’s first ever single malt whisky distillery. Under the tagline “The Swedish Original since 1999”, our vision to be at the cutting edge and produce world-class, innovative and eco-friendly malt whisky is the same today as it was when we started. After 20 years of hard work, we now enjoy a well-deserved position as a leading distillery in the New World Whisky category. Read more

Glenfiddich Elevates Flagship Range With Sophisticated Redesign for 12 and 15 year old bottles.

World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch Whisky takes signature 12 and 15 Year Old expressions to the next level

Glenfiddich Elevates Flagship Range With Sophisticated Redesign for 12 and 15 year old bottles.

18th June 2019, Dufftown: Glenfiddich, the World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch Whisky, pays homage to its origins in the Valley of the Deer with a striking new package design for its 12 and 15 Year Old iconic whiskies. The new packaging will be rolled out in the UK and US to begin with from 18th June 2019, with Small Batch 18 Year Old following suit in 2020. Read more

Planning permission approved for Clynelish Distillery New Look visitor experience by Highland Council

Planning permission approved for Clynelish Distillery New Look visitor experience by Highland Council

A key milestone has been reached in the journey to transform the Clynelish Distillery visitor experience after Highland Council formally granted planning permission for the development today (Monday 17th June 2019). Read more

Glen Scotia unveils Limited Edition Rum Cask Finish to celebrate its Campbeltown Malts Festival programme

Glen Scotia Rum Cask Finish 2003

Glen Scotia has introduced a new Limited Edition Rum Cask Finish Single Malt to celebrate its Campbeltown Malts Festival programme. Read more

Great Whiskies Website

Buy Whisky online go to Great Whiskies (Planet Whiskies sister website)

Planet Gin Website

To read all the Latest Gin News. please go to our sister website - www.planetgin.com

VisitScotland Interactive Whisky Guide

Visit Scotland Interactive Whisky Map

Found out about 105 whisky distilleries in Scotland's five whisky regions in this very exciting interactive whisky guide :: More information

Some Scottish Whisky Available to Buy Online

Cameronbridge 33 Year Old 1974 (Murray McDavid) Grain Whisky
Cameronbridge 33 Year Old 1974 (Murray McDavid) Grain Whisky ~ 48.3% ~ 70cl

Region: Lowland  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £351.77
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Glencraig 42 Year Old 1976 (cask 4283) - 30th Anniversary Gift Box (Si Single Malt Whisky
Glencraig 42 Year Old 1976 (cask 4283) - 30th Anniversary Gift Box (Si Single Malt Whisky ~ 42% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £1,250.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Bowmore 26 Year Old - The Vintners Trilogy Single Malt Whisky
Bowmore 26 Year Old - The Vintners Trilogy Single Malt Whisky ~ 48.7% ~ 70cl

Region: Islay  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £344.90
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


SMWS 125.2 11 Year Old 1995 Single Malt Whisky
SMWS 125.2 11 Year Old 1995 Single Malt Whisky ~ 53.5% ~ 70cl

Region: Highland  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £495.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Tomatin 36 Year Old Single Malt Whisky
Tomatin 36 Year Old Single Malt Whisky ~ 46% ~ 70cl

Region: Highland  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £499.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


The Macallan 10 Year Old Cask Strength (1L) Single Malt Whisky
The Macallan 10 Year Old Cask Strength (1L) Single Malt Whisky ~ 58.1% ~ 100cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £950.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Glenfarclas 1959 (cask 3226) Family Cask Spring 2015 Release Single Malt Whisky
Glenfarclas 1959 (cask 3226) Family Cask Spring 2015 Release Single Malt Whisky ~ 55.2% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £6,130.07
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Talisker 24 Year Old 1953 - Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon & MacPhail) Single Malt Whisky
Talisker 24 Year Old 1953 - Connoisseurs Choice (Gordon & MacPhail) Single Malt Whisky ~ 43% ~ 75cl

Region: Island  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £2,000.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


The Macallan Coronation Single Malt Whisky
The Macallan Coronation Single Malt Whisky ~ 56.9% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £3,495.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Littlemill 40 Year Old Celestial Edition Single Malt Whisky
Littlemill 40 Year Old Celestial Edition Single Malt Whisky ~ 46.8% ~ 70cl

Region: Lowland  ~  Type:   Scottish


Buy Now for £5,988.00
World-wide delivery available - Price Subject to Change


Planet Whiskies on Pinterest

Planet Whiskies on Twitter