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.
Ahh, the wine cask. There’s just so much to love. You’ve probably noticed that distilleries are releasing a whole lot more wine cask maturations alongside more traditional ex-sherry and ex-bourbon casks. There’re a few good reasons for that. And it’s not just because they’re delicious.