The Whisky Exchange announce new Single Malts of Scotland

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Over on their blog, The Whisky Exchange has announed new releases in the Single Malts of Scotland range from their sister company Speciality Drinks Ltd (SDL) in time for their London Whisky Show in less than eight weeks time.

Amongst the new bottlings are an “elegant” 26 year Old Bowmore from 1985, a 1989 Glen Keith 22 year old, 1993 Aultmore 20 Year Old and a 1989 Braes of Glenlivet.

The Bowmore 1985 is bottled from a single hogshead and is medium-bodied, with oak, fruit and some restrained floral notes, as opposed to the massive lavender sometimes exhibited by Bowmores of this era. A relatively gentle, mellow dram. Bottled at 54.9% it retails for £110.00 from

The Glen Keith is described as having a light and grassy nose and a medium body with a warm and dry finish with hints of woodspice. Bottled at 50.&% abv it is available for £74.99 from

The Aultmore is a 20 year old from the 1992 vintage from Aultmore, most of the output from which goes into the Dewar’s blends, Matured in a bourbon barrel, it has a rich creamy vanilla character with lipsmacking oaky spices. £69.95 (52.9%) from

Finally, the Braes of Glenlivet, from Chivas’ Braeval Distillery, is sweet-smelling and medium bodied with lots of summer fruit, apple pie and spice flavours. £74.95 (54.9%) from

Whisky Festivals:

24jun12:00 pm- 4:30 pmStoke-on-Trent Whisky Festival 2017Around 100 whiskies and more than 15 gins availableKing's Hall, Stoke Town Hall, ST4 1JH

Event Details

Organised by 2 local whisky enthusiasts, Chris Knight and Neil Rowley; we wanted a way to give fellow enthusiasts, and new comers alike, the chance to taste new whiskies from a wide range of distillers from around the world, along with some fantastic offerings from independent bottlers.

There are 2 types of ticket, an Admission ticket and a Masterclass ticket. A Masterclass ticket MUST be accompanied by an Admission ticket.

With the increased popularity of gins over recent years, we also wanted to raise people’s awareness of the fantastic products now available. There will be a number of gins available at the festival, giving you a chance to try new gins from some of the many artisan distillers.


(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm GMT


King's Hall

Stoke Town Hall, ST4 1JH

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