An exclusive Hampden Rum for TheWhiskyBarrel.com. Hampden 17 year old 2000 single cask Jamaican rum, barrel #31 at 56.4%. Bringing ‘funk’ to Scotland via Berry Bros & Rudd.Read More
Balblair Distillery release all new vintage scotch whiskey – the 1991 Vintage and 2000 vintage. We taste these lovely drams alongside the 2005. A fine trio of scotch whiskey from a superb Highland Distillery.
At The Whisky Barrel we have something very special for 2018. An exclusive bottling from one of Scotland’s most famous Islay distilleries. It’s a mystery malt so we can’t be exact but we can tell you that it is packed full of that famous Islay peat flavour. Casks like this one don’t appear very often so we snapped up the chance to get this bottled exclusively for customers of The Whisky Barrel.
Part 1 of our feature blogs looking at Scotland’s independent scotch whiskey bottling companies. For Part 1.1 we take a closer look at our chums at Morrison & MacKay – the people behind the Carn Mor and Old Perth labels and part of the brand new distillery at their new site, Aberargie Distillery. #IndyScotchWhisky
Part 2 of our feature blogs looking at Scotland’s independent whiskey bottling companies (#IndyScotchWhisky). For Part 1.2 we look inside the brand new Aberargie Distillery. Morrison and MacKay’s steps toward their own single malt scotch whiskey. Modern distilling with traditional and aged pedigree.
Scotland’s Independent Scotch Whiskey bottlers are the backbone of TheWhiskyBarrel.com. We work with a carefully selected number of independents who’s quality, variation and providence are unparalleled. Discover cask strength single casks whiskies that distilleries won’t bottle or rare oak types and wood finishes that change the familiar flavour profile altogether. In this series of blogs, we will look closer at some of the Indy Bottlers that make whisky so enjoyable. #IndyScotchWhisky
Here is something new and exciting to shake off those January blues. Gorse Gin is a small batch Scottish coastal gin, distilled and bottled in Fife. Lundin Distilling, working in collaboration with a renowned distiller (formerly of Sipsmith and currently Arbikie) has produced a fantastic fruity and floral gin.
Looking for the perfect Valentines Day gift? We’ve got some great gin and whiskey gift ideas for Valentines Day. And some great gift wrapping options for you to choose from.
We look back at 2017 – a year of our 10th Anniversary celebrations and exclusive bottlings, lot’s of great new whiskies, gins and rums. And topped off with being chosen as Online Retailer of the Year 2018 by Icons of Whisky Scotland awards. Happy New Year.
The Whisky Barrel presents “24 Days of Holiday Spirits”, the perfect guide to picking great whiskey and gin gifts for your loved ones this Christmas. Each day between now and Christmas Day we will suggest a whiskey or gin that we think will add festive cheer to your own drinks cabinet this party season or make for the perfect present for someone special. Enjoy!