New: Springbank 17 Madeira / Waterford Gaia / GlenAllachie 2006 Oloroso

Springbank 17 Years Madeira

Springbank 17 Years Madeira Cask

An upcoming release from Springbank distillery: Springbank 17 Years Madeira Cask Matured. It was distilled November 2002 and matured for 14 years in a combination of rum and bourbon barrels, followed by three years in fresh Madeira hogsheads. It will be bottled this month, with an expected outturn of 9200 bottles.


Waterford Gaia 1.1

Waterford Organic Gaia 1.1

The latest Waterford release is their first wider expression named Waterford Organic Gaia 1.1. Wide in the sense that it is distilled from different sources of organic barley, mixing different terroirs prior to distilling.

After a maturation of roughly 3 years and 10 months in first-fill bourbon casks, new oak, French oak and fortified wine casks, they’ve now produced 24.000 bottles, available soon for around € 85.


GlenAllachie 2006 Tyndrumwhisky

GlenAllachie 2006 cask #671 (Tyndrumwhisky) announced the second part of its GlenAllachie single cask trilogy. The second installment is another Oloroso puncheon #671, distilled on the very same day as the first, aged 14 years and bottled in September 2020.

It can be pre-ordered from for £ 102.


Scallywag Winter Edition Cask Strength

Scallywag Winter Edition – Cask Strength

Douglas Laing revealed Scallyway Winter Edition, a cask strength seasonal release limited to 3000 bottles worldwide. It is matured in a combination of Oloroso and Pedro Ximénez sherry butts. The bottle will get a red-and-white striped scard around the neck and will retail for £ 50.



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