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Latest Whisky News from Spirit of Speyside 2016 :: Read the latest from 2016 Whisky Event :: April 28 to May 2, 2016

Below are press releases for the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2016. The festival is taking place a the end of April and is sure to be the biggest yet. The dates this year will be April 28 to May 2, 2016.

World's malt whisky capital prepares to party as curtain rises on Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival :: 26th April, 2016

World's malt whisky capital prepares to party as curtain rises on Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival :: 26th April, 2016

Set against rolling hills and surrounded by lush countryside, Dufftown would appear - on the face of it - to be just another picture-perfect little town in the heart of Speyside’s whisky country.  Read more

Spirit Of Speyside 2016 :: Meeting of two spirited souls :: Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival brings together giants of the whisky industry :: 25th April, 2016

What do you get when you take the master distiller behind the world’s best-selling single malt, one of the whisky industry’s most respected writers, a collection of drams drawn from casks laid down over 40 years ago, and a room full of people passionate about our national drink? Read more

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival appoints two new volunteer directors to board :: 23rd April, 2016

Two new faces have joined the board of volunteers behind the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, helping to ensure that the 17th edition of the event later this month will be one of the best on record. Industry stalwart Linda Mellis – who spent four decades with drinks giant Diageo before her retirement – has become a director of the Festival, along with Speyside Cooperage visitor centre manager Gill Reid. Read more

Classic And Contemporary Architecture Blends Together In Celebration Of Spirit Of Speyside Whisky Festival :: 22nd March, 2016

Visitors to Speyside – the world’s best known whisky-producing region - are never far from the sight of the distinctive pagoda. It’s a design which has become an iconic symbol for Scotch whisky the world over and one which has its roots firmly set in the Speyside region – home to some of the biggest names in distilling. Read more

Speyside Distillery shares the secret of Cask 27: exclusive limited edition single malt whisky from its first distillation :: 22nd March, 2016

Bottle number one in an exclusive limited edition release of the first distillation from Speyside Distillery is to go under the hammer at auction. It is one of just 250 bottles from Cask 27, which contained the very first spirit to be produced by the artisan distillery in December 1990. Read more

Spirit Of Speyside 2016 :: Barrel of laughs: Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2016 aims to find a high roller on the streets of the world's malt whisky capital :: 17th March, 2016

The casinos of Las Vegas may have their high rollers, but the streets of the world’s unofficial malt whisky capital will soon have their very own barrel rollers. Visitors to the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival will have the chance to compete in the ancient ‘sport’ of barrel rolling - a tribute to the warehousemen who perform the task on a daily basis. Read more

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Whisky Advent Calendar 2018

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See the full section of Whisky Advent Calanders available for December 2018 - Also available in Gin, Rum, Irish Whiskey, Bourbon, Vodka, Tequila, Cognac and a Douglas Laing special... Read More

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Glenfarclas 1984 (cask 6032) Family Cask Summer 2014 Release Single Malt Whisky
Glenfarclas 1984 (cask 6032) Family Cask Summer 2014 Release Single Malt Whisky ~ 47% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Port Ellen 34 Year Old 1982 (cask 11481) - Xtra Old Particular (Dougla Single Malt Whisky
Port Ellen 34 Year Old 1982 (cask 11481) - Xtra Old Particular (Dougla Single Malt Whisky ~ 48.5% ~ 70cl

Region: Islay  ~  Type:   Scottish


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North British 50 Year Old (casks 90592 and 90593) - Exceptional Casks Grain Whisky
North British 50 Year Old (casks 90592 and 90593) - Exceptional Casks Grain Whisky ~ 58.9% ~ 70cl

Region: Lowland  ~  Type:   Scottish


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The Macallan Reflexion Single Malt Whisky
The Macallan Reflexion Single Malt Whisky ~ 43% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


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The Girvan Patent Still 30 Year Old (2014 Edition) Grain Whisky
The Girvan Patent Still 30 Year Old (2014 Edition) Grain Whisky ~ 42% ~ 70cl

Region: Lowland  ~  Type:   Scottish


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J&B Rare (2L) - 1970s Blended Whisky
J&B Rare (2L) - 1970s Blended Whisky ~ 40% ~ 200cl

Region: Other Scotch  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Probably Speysides Finest Distillery 50 Year Old 1967 (cask 12418) - Single Malt Whisky
Probably Speysides Finest Distillery 50 Year Old 1967 (cask 12418) - Single Malt Whisky ~ 52.5% ~ 70cl

Region: Scotch  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Hibiki 12 Year Old 50cl Blended Whisky
Hibiki 12 Year Old 50cl Blended Whisky ~ 43% ~ 50cl

Region: Japanese  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Suntory Old Whisky Gift Set - 1970s Blended Whisky
Suntory Old Whisky Gift Set - 1970s Blended Whisky ~ 43% ~ 152cl

Region: Japanese  ~  Type:   Scottish


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Balvenie 25 Year Old Single Barrel Traditional Oak Single Malt Whisky
Balvenie 25 Year Old Single Barrel Traditional Oak Single Malt Whisky ~ 47.8% ~ 70cl

Region: Speyside  ~  Type:   Scottish


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