Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Review - London Rye 2019 Batch

This whisky is the most recent rye release from the East London Liquor Company. The distillery is located in historic industrial buildings on Bow Wharf in London and features custom designed stills that are a combination between copper pot and column, crafted by Arnold Holstein. The site was formerly a glue factory in the UK capital's famous East End. Through the bespoke stills they produce a variety of spirits including three different styles of London Dry gin, a 100% British Wheat vodka, single malt whisky and this rye.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Inbox - The Week's Whisky News (February 21, 2020)


Welcome to Inbox, our weekly round up of whisky news and PR material that has found its way in to our WFE email. It was created as we cannot write full articles or do justice to every piece received. It features items from around the world of whisky and is published by us each Friday.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Review - Laphroaig 16 years old

This whisky from the famous Islay distillery of Laphroaig has been created and bottled exclusively for online retailer Amazon in Europe and the UK. It has been maturing in first-fill ex-bourbon casks since the early 2000s and these were hand selected for the exclusive release by John Campbell, the Distillery Manager at Laphroaig. The whisky has been bottled at 16 years of age and 48% ABV. It is non chill-filtered, of natural colour and was released in August last year. No indication of the number of exclusive bottles has been released. Laphroaig 16 years old will cost £89 per bottle.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Distillery Visit - Clydeside



Visiting a distillery for the first time and adding it to our list is always exciting. But when that distillery is new and has just started production, then it is even more exciting. This was the case when Matt paid a visit to the Clydeside distillery in Glasgow and was given a tour of their state-of-the-art facilities that are pulling whisky fans down to the banks of the River Clyde.
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From the moment you approach the Clydeside, you cannot help but be impressed. Walking along the River Clyde from the centre of Glasgow takes you passed the modern architecture of the SSE Hydro complex and the disused Finnieston Crane, a true ghost of Glasgow's maritime past. Soon afterwards the distillery appears around a curve in the river.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Inbox - The Week's Whisky News (February 14, 2020)


Welcome to Inbox, our weekly round up of whisky news and PR material that has found its way in to our WFE email. It was created as we cannot write full articles or do justice to every piece received. It features items from around the world of whisky and is published by us each Friday.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Distillery Visit - Paul John



The Paul John distillery in Goa has been helping to to put Indian single malt on the world whisky map with a string of award-winning products. Tobias Gorn, friend of us at Whisky For Everyone, was recently invited to visit as part of his work with the IWSC and agreed to write about it for us.

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To be invited to a distillery many miles away in Goa, India is a great honour and pleasure. The story begins when I had the recent privilege to be invited to judge at an Indian drinks competition in Mumbai; my good friend, fellow judge and whisky legend Steve Beal received an invite which he kindly extended to some fellow international judges. The kindness and generosity was greatly appreciated and I could not refuse.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Inbox - The Week's Whisky News (February 7, 2020)


Welcome to Inbox, our weekly round up of whisky news and PR material that has found its way in to our WFE email. It was created as we cannot write full articles or do justice to every piece received. It features items from around the world of whisky and is published by us each Friday.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Review - East London Single Malt

This whisky is the first ever single malt release from the East London Liquor Company. The distillery is located in historic industrial buildings on Bow Wharf and features custom designed copper pot stills crafted by Arnold Holstein. The site was formerly a glue factory in London's famous East End. Through these bespoke stills they produce a variety of spirits including three different styles of London Dry gin, a 100% British Wheat vodka, rye whisky and this single malt - the first whisky to be made in east London for over 100 years.