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And the winner is…

The Whisky Bible, compiled by whisky expert Jim Murray, is one of the most respected review sources in the industry. This year, he tasted an incredible 1,200 whiskies for the 2012 edition. The winner of World Whisky of the Year, announced … Continue reading

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Sorry, Sir, but the barrel is dry

Suntory admitted this week that they are struggling to meet the demand for their Yamazaki whisky, following the increased demand in the last few years. In London, the company’s global brand ambassador, Mike Miyamoto, spoke about the issue in a … Continue reading

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Ballantine’s 17YO Takes Top Honours

Ballantine’s 17 Year Old has beaten all competition, including 4,500 different brands, to take the Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible Award for 2011. Second place went to Thomas H Handy Sazerac Rye (129 proof) ahead of William Larue Weller (134.8 proof), both … Continue reading

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