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The $300 Macallan Rare Cask Whisky Is Calling Out to You

Oct 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

The Macallan, known for their luxury range of single malt Scotch whisky, has just announced the addition of the new Rare Cask to their core range of expressions. Offering a "splendidly rich and resonant ruby hue," the whisky sits in handpicked, Spanish oak sherry seasoned casks until it is ready to be bottled in a sturdy glass decanter.

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7 Men-Approved Excursions for Guys Who Crave Adventure & Bromances

Jun 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Sometimes us guys just need to be guys, and a number of vacations offer ample opportunity to partake in activities that seem well-suited to the rougher-around-the-edges sex. We've searched around the globe to find some of the most enriching and men-approved vacations available today. And, while we're certain gents will find these excursions interesting, it doesn’t mean women wouldn’t have fun on these outings, we’re just all for bromance vacations.

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The BenRiach Distillery Debuts Four Limited-Release Single Malt Whisky Batches

Apr 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

The 100-year-old BenRiach Distillery has remained one of Scotland’s best-kept secrets, known only to whisky connoisseurs who came across its unique blend produced in the Heart of Speyside. But that’s so 1898. Fast forward to 2014, the year BenRiach opened its cask vaults to introduce four new limited releases to the U.S. market: The BenRiach Horizons 12 Year Old Triple Distilled, The BenRiach Solstice 2nd Edition 17-Year-Old, The BenRiach Septendecim 17-Year-Old Peated Single Malt, and The BenRiach Authenticus 25-Year-Old Peated Single Malt. The secret is out, and the awards have started rolling in.

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Belfast’s Malt Room Provides Welcome Retreat From Wicked Irish Weather

Apr 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

The Malt Room on Belfast’s downtown Great Victoria Street may look inconspicuous from the outside, but once you walk in you are overtaken by the series of interconnecting rooms. The two-floor restaurant features stucco ceilings, ornate wall paneling with a lion face motif, chandeliers, curved balconies, metal railings and a broad staircase — all reflecting a predominantly ash-gray color scheme with contrasting touches of vivid red.

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Campari Adds Forty Creek Canadian Whisky to Growing Portfolio

Apr 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Like many other industries, the liquor trade is rapidly conglomerating into large corporate groups. Names like Diageo, United Spirits Limited, Pernord Ricard, Suntory/Beam and Bacardi account for the lion's share of sales, but right behind them is Gruppo Campari. 

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Glenglassaugh Releases Torfa Peated Single Malt Whisky

Apr 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Whisky connoisseurs know that if they're looking for a smokey, peated malt, they need to look to Islay. The Scottish isle is known around the world for its peated whiskies, home as it is to such distilleries as Laphroaig, Ardbeg and Lagavulin. 

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Jack Daniel's Teams Up With Top Chefs for a Unique Bounty & Barrel Dinner Series

Mar 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

As the popularity of the culinary world continues its unprecedented explosion, Jack Daniel's is introducing a dinner series called Bounty & Barrel to celebrate master chefs and the brand's top-tier Single Barrel Whiskey. These events will take place in New York, Chicago, Austin, San Francisco and Nashville, with each venue getting its own top chefs like David Bazirgan, Jimmy Bannos, Amanda Freitag, and Maneet Chauhan — to name just a few.

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Glenmorangie & Thomas Pink Collaborate on Perfect Whisky & Shirt Pairings

Mar 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

With both Glenmorangie Single Malt whiskies and Thomas Pink shirts being referred to as having "unnecessarily well made" craftsmanship in their respective products, it should come to little surprise that the brands have partnered for three unique pairings of whiskies and shirts for scotch lovers. 

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Diageo Unveils Orphan Barrel Whiskey Company to Locate the World's 'Lost' Spirits

Feb 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Diageo, the global spirits powerhouse whose brands include Johnnie Walker, Cîroc, Ketel One, Captain Morgan and Tanqueray, is launching a new venture to track down some of the world’s lost and forgotten barrels of whiskey. The Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Company will offer up its precious finds to discerning consumers in search of something different. 

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Whisky Tastings, Tech-Free Massages, & Art Tours Now Offered at Rocco Forte Hotels

Jan 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Rocco Forte Hotels recently released news concerning featured programs offered by a handful of their properties. Rather than adhering to the standard ideas of package deals and hotel perks, where traditionally they would offer things onsite or directly related to the hotel or brand, the group is putting a focus on unique experiences and cultural awareness.

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Glendiffich 50 Sells for Over $22k at Bonhams Whisky Sale in Edinburgh

Jan 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Most whisky connoisseurs would be happy to go down to a well-stocked liquor store and pick out a nice bottle of single malt to enjoy. But there's a whole class of individuals for whom the usual fare — no matter how varied or rare — will never be enough. These collectors and speculators migrate towards whisky sales, like the one recently held in Edinburgh.

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$628k Unique Lalique Decanter of The Macallan Single Malt is World's Most Expensive Whisky

Jan 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

An ultra-rare six-liter “Imperiale” Lalique crystal decanter filled with The Macallan M single malt just set a new record as the world’s most expensive whisky after it was sold by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong for an astounding $628k.

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Auchentoshan Releases 1975 Vintage Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Jan 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Whisky connoisseurs will be well schooled in the terroir and intricacies of the various whisky-making regions of Scotland: the Speyside, the Highlands, Islay and the other Hebridean islands. But the Lowlands are often forgotten. 

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The Macallan M Puts the Spirit Back in the Bottle

Dec 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

It may be true that you can’t judge a book by its cover, but no one ever said anything about a whisky by its bottle. That’s why distillers and blenders invest so much into designing the packaging of their coveted spirits. This latest release from Macallan, however, takes things a step further. 

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Chivas Regal Hosts Gentleman's Club at Members Club Milano 1909

Nov 29, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Since November 12, 2013, Chivas Regal has been welcoming “modern gentlemen” into the Members Club Milano 1909, a space dedicated to men who have high values like friendship and generosity, show courtly manners, and demonstrate a casual chic persona.

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