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Jura Tastival 2016 (Review)

Isle of Jura Tastival 2016 Limited Edition (Triple Sherry Finish Single Malt Scotch Whisky Islands Review Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

On June 1st, Jura will host the next round of their annual whisky festival, the frolicsome Tastival. This means that we can not only look forward to super-fun festivities at the distillery (and hopefully also other locations across the globe), but also to a new special bottling. (more…)

Douglas Laing releases Scallywag 13yo Limited Edition (News)

Scallywag 13yo by Douglas Laing's Remarkable Malts (Speyside Blended Malt Whisky Limited Edition Sherry Cask BarleyMania)

Who let the dogs out? Douglas Laing did! Today, the Glasgow-based company released the first globally available Scallywag bottling with an age statement. Like its little NAS brother, which represents the Speyside in Douglas Laing’s signature Remarkable Regional Malts (more…)

Scallywag Easter Edition by Douglas Laing (Review)

Scallywag Easter Edition by Douglas Laing (Remarkable Malts Speyside Blended Scotch Whisky Limited Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

Douglas Laing’s furry little friend Scallywag loves the holidays. Last December, he put on a red-glowing Rudolph’s nose and celebrated the festive season with a strictly limited Christmas Edition. And this April, he sports fake rabbit’s ears (more…)

Bushmills 1608 Anniversary Edition (Review)

Bushmills 1608 Anniversary Edition (Blended Irish Crystal Malt Grain Whiskey Dram Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

Having received its license to distil “uisce beatha” from King James I in 1608, Bushmills prides itself to be the “world’s oldest whiskey distillery”. After unfavourable circumstances forced the whiskey makers to operate out of the shadows for quite some time, (more…)

Spice Tree Extravaganza by Compass Box (Review)

Spice Tree Extravaganza by Compass Box (Blended Malt Scotch Whisky Vatting Premium Dram Scotland BarleyMania)

The regular edition of the Spice Tree by London-based artisan blenders Compass Box is one mighty fine blended Scotch whisky with a wonderful flavor profile. Last year, the company headed by outside-the-box whisky maker John Glaser introduced a limited edition of said brand (more…)

Kilchoman to release its first, strictly limited 10yo (News)

Kilchoman 10yo - Fifth Club Release (Barley Mania Whisky Scotch Single Malt Cask Strength Islay Limited Edition)

If you read our review for the Machir Bay – Tour Edition 2015, you should know that Kilchoman are one of our favorite distilleries here on BarleyMania. Needless to say, the excitement was big when we heard of the impending release of your first 10 years old. (more…)

Douglas Laing announces Timorous Beastie 21yo – Sherry Edition (News)

Timorous Beastie 21yo - Sherry Edition (Douglas Laing Remarkable Malts Blended Scotch Whisky Whiskey Bourbon Cask Limited)

What happens when a wee field mouse makes himself at home in a cozy Sherry cask? Well, soon we will find out. Today, Glasgow-based premium blenders Douglas Laing & Co announced the 21 years old Sherry Edition of their signature Highland malt Timorous Beastie. (more…)

Booker’s Rye honored as World Whisky of the Year 2017 (News)

BarleyMania - Jim Murry's Whisky Bible - World Whisky of the Year 2017 (Bookers Rye Jim Beam Whisky Whiskey Bourbon Bible)

Today, Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible revealed their World Whisky of the Year 2017. This year, the winner of the distinct honor is the Booker’s Rye Limited Edition by Beam Suntory, which originally hit retail shelves in May 2016 for an introductory price of ~300 USD. (more…)