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[19 Jan 2015 | 2 Comments | 1,535 views]
The  new Ancnoc 18 year old– Review

I’m a big fan of AnCnoc, especially after visiting the place and falling in love with this lovely distillery. The 12 year old is a staple dram chez Whisky Israel towers, and the 16 and 22 year old are also excellent (if we’re talking core range, non vintage). I’ve tasted most new Ancnocs in recent years ( check those out …

AnCnoc, Ardbeg, Headline, Johnnie Walker, News, PR »

[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 855 views]
Whisky News & PR corner September 5th, 2014

Good morning, by the time you will be reading it I will be landing in the NL for the annual Maltstock whisky festival, more updates later, but until then a few news items for this week.
Ardbeg Supernova 2014 out September 12th

Not even released and this ardbeg is already causing a stir in the whisky puddle, with the mini versions of …

AnCnoc, Featured, Headline, Peated, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[28 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,168 views]
anCnoc peated trio : Rutter,Fluaghter, Tushkar–#LightOnDark

You’ve read it here on the blog and probably on many other booze sites/blogs. anCnoc released a trio of peated malts recently (more about it here), Two of which will be sold all around and the third Tushkar is a limited edition for Sweden. I’ve been meaning to try those for some time, having missed the “official” twitter tasting. Gladly …

AnCnoc, Ardbeg, Headline, News »

[27 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 1,303 views]
Whisky news Friday March 28th, 2014

A very busy week with new whisky releases. A brand new Ardbeg, 3 new and peated AnCnocs, J&B Urban honey drink and more
Ardbeg releases the ‘Auriverdes’ limited edition

Ardbeg – four-time winner of the World’s Best Scotch Whisky award – will launch its latest Limited Edition, Auriverdes, on Ardbeg Day; the distillery’s annual global celebration of all things Ardbeg.  The 2014 …

AnCnoc, Headline, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[26 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,327 views]
anCnoc Peter Arkle  #3 “Bricks” Edition

If you read last week’s news you know pretty much all about this new expression released only recently by anCnoc. Besides the lovely Art work by Arkle, this whisky is also very tasty, having been matured in Spanish ex-sherry butts as well as American ex bourbon barrels. Like most anCnocs The whisky is bottled at 46% ABV, non chill-filtered and …

AnCnoc, Featured, News »

[20 May 2013 | One Comment | 1,343 views]
Global competition launched to celebrate the release of anCnoc Peter Arkle Limited Edition No.3 ‘Bricks’

Global competition launched to celebrate the release of anCnoc Peter Arkle Limited Edition No.3 ‘Bricks’ anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is announcing a new chapter in the collaboration between the whisky brand and a renowned Scottish illustrator based in New York – Peter Arkle.
The partnership was launched in April 2012 and involves a series of limited anCnoc expressions presented …

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[19 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 1,627 views]
Tasting The new anCnoc 22 yo

anCnoc was hard at work in recent months with quite a few releases (the 35 year old, a few Peter Arkle even one for Duty free), and now this brand new 22 year old. So, what’s different in this one? anCnoc 22 Year Old was matured predominantly in American ex-bourbon casks but some Spanish casks seasoned for two years with …

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[31 Jan 2013 | No Comment | 1,752 views]
New release : anCnoc 22 Year Old

Today anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is releasing an addition to its core range, anCnoc 22 Year Old. The new member of the anCnoc family follows the launch anCnoc 35 Year Old in 2012 and coincides with the award-winning anCnoc 16 Year Old being made available again in various markets around the world.
All anCnoc Single Malt is distilled using …

AnCnoc, Headline, Tasting Notes, Travel Retail »

[5 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 2,094 views]
anCnoc Peter Arkle Travel Retail Edition

This sample arrived very late (thank you Royal mail, and Israeli mail, you suck!) and too late for an online Facebook tasting session in which both this travel retail and the batch #2 of the ‘regular’ Arkle anCnoc (see my earlier notes here)  were to be tasted. As we say better later then never… This Travel Retail only version was …

AnCnoc, Headline, Highlands, Sherry, Tasting Notes »

[23 Oct 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,495 views]
Peter Arkle Ancnoc edition  No.2

Time flies, and it seems only yesterday we reviewed the first Arkle edition. Here’s a 2nd one. You get the deal, it’s another lovely sherry focused (50%) dram from the knock.
Limited Edition No. 2 is a classic expression of single malt whisky from
Knockdhu Distillery with a twist. The whisky was matured in Spanish oak ex-sherry butts
(50%) and American oak ex-bourbon …