Chocolate Whisky Tours, Lidl Awards and SMWS Anniversary

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for whisky news… here’s the best of what we’ve been reading about. Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery launches an indulgent Whisky and Chocolate Tasting Tour We took part in the preview tasting event a few weeks ago, but Dewars have now launched their Whisky and Chocolate Tasting Tour. Visitors sampleContinue reading “Chocolate Whisky Tours, Lidl Awards and SMWS Anniversary”

Ben Bracken 22 Year Old Islay Single Malt

Ben Bracken is one of Lidl’s whisky brands and the stable generally contains the ‘too good to be true’ expressions which are released as limited editions. This 22 year old Islay Single Malt was released for Christmas 2016 and is priced at £44.99, making it a very tempting proposition indeed. It also won the ‘BestContinue reading “Ben Bracken 22 Year Old Islay Single Malt”

Abrachan Blended Malt

Abrachan Blended Malt is an expression produced by Lidl and is part of the standard spirits range. It comprises of single malt whiskies which have been matured in 3 different casks; Bourbon Barrels, Oloroso Sherry Butts and Tawny Port Pipes before being vatted together to make the blend. It doesn’t carry an age statement, butContinue reading “Abrachan Blended Malt”

Christmas Spirit with Lidl

It’s the 1st December and hence definitely time to be thinking about (re)filling the drinks cabinet for the festive season. If you’re looking for some well-priced options, read on! A few weeks ago, we were fortunate enough to be invited along to the Lidl Christmas Spirits event at the excellent Lucky Liquor in Edinburgh. OverContinue reading “Christmas Spirit with Lidl”