Scottish chef Derek Mather claims to have beaten the Guinness Book of Records title for the most drams behind a bar, according to the Daily Record.
Yes, you read that right. A man in the UK has grown a 4,00-strong miniature whisky collection worth £35,000 ($63829.95). Brian Marshall from Kettering, Northamptonshire began his collection in the late 1980s despite finding our beloved spirit ‘horrible.’
Sink a schooner and mend the planet at the same time? Sounds pretty cool, right? Sydney craft beer brewery Young Henrys has teamed up with scientists to turn the pub tradition of a steak and a schooey into an Environmentally friendly act that could “fix the planet.”
In a world-first, Newtown brewery Young Henrys, who also released its debut 18-year-old ‘Ramblin Man’, whisky earlier this year, use algae to capture carbon dioxide during fermentation.
Johnnie Walker has appointed Dr. Emma Walker as its newest Master Blender. Walker will become the global whisky giant’s first female Master Blender in its 201-year history.
Lark Distilling, Australia’s biggest single malt distillery, has just announced it’s acquired Shene Estate distillery in Pontville and will build a new one million litre distillery on the property.
How’s this for a nugget of awesome whisky history! Archaeologists recently uncovered the floor of the original Glenlivet distillery in a recent dig. The archaeologists made the find about a kilometre uphill from Glenlivet’s modern site in Moray, Scotland. The remnants of the distillery are pretty monumental. Dating back to the 1800s, the illicit whisky distillery is where Glenlivet founder, George Smith, risked life and limb to produce single malt whisky.
We’re all feeling the brunt of delays with Australian Post. We know how frustrating it is waiting for the whisky you ordered. And we know many of you are getting thirsty, understandably. Getting you your whisky is our number one priority at the moment, and we wanted to keep you in the loop with a bit of a run down with what's going on.
Finally, whisky shoes. It’s happening, whisky lovers. Glenfiddich has collaborated with sneaker artesian Chase Sheil to make limited-edition whisky kicks inspired by Glenfiddich’s newest expression, the Grand Cru 23 Year Old Cuvée Cask Finish, (yes, the sparkling gem we released earlier this year).
Antarctic expeditioners can take now have half a bottle of whisky a week but the longstanding tradition of homebrewing is ousted under new regulations on alcohol consumption.