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Tag Archives: Jim Murray

• UPDATE: Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky Wins World’s AUSTRALIAN Best Title

UPDATE: Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky Wins World’s AUSTRALIAN Best Title

Tasmanian distillery Sullivan’s Cove has been named the world’s best single malt whisky at the World Whiskies Award held on Thursday night in London. Sullivan’s Cove’s French Oak Cask variety was judged the global winner, as well as Australia’s best, from a high-quality pool of single malt entries. They included Scotland’s Bunnahabain, Aberfeldy, Glenkinchie and […]

• Scotch Whisky outshone by American brands say expert Jim Murray

Scotch Whisky outshone by American brands say expert Jim Murray

Jim Murray is probably the most acclaimed whisky expert in the world having visited more distilleries than any living person.   He is also the author of the best selling Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible, the world’s leading guide on the amber nectar. He has upset the Scotch malt whisky industry by saying it is now being […]

• Whisky Advocate Names Four Roses Ltd Edition American Whiskey Of The Year

Whisky Advocate Names Four Roses Ltd Edition American Whiskey Of The Year

For the second year in a row, Whisky Advocate has recognized Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch as its American Whiskey of the Year. Four Roses 2013 Limited Edition Small Batch—a combination of 18 year old Bourbon and two different 13 year old Bourbons—is 51.5% abv and retails at around $85 a bottle. The individual winners from […]

George T. Stagg Named Top Spirit In The World For Second Year In A Row

George T. Stagg Named Top Spirit In The World For Second Year In A Row

For the second year in a row, George T. Stagg, the iconic uncut, unfiltered bourbon released annually from Buffalo Trace Distillery, has been named the number one spirit in the world by noted spirits reviewer F. Paul Pacult. The list, compiled annually by Pacult, will be released in his June 2012 issue of The Spirit […]

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• Master of Malt Announce 55 Year Old Whisky Liqueur – World’s Oldest!

Master of Malt Announce 55 Year Old Whisky Liqueur – World’s Oldest!

Master of Malt launch the world’s oldest whisky liqueur, made with whisky aged for a staggering 55 years in oak, sourced from one of Scotland’s most legendary distilleries. Master of Malt announce the official release of the World’s Oldest Whisky Liqueur, made with whisky aged for a staggering 55 years! This rare, limited edition liqueur […]

• Scottish whisky crowned World Whisky of the Year

Scottish whisky crowned World Whisky of the Year

  The Old Pulteney whisky produced by the Pulteney distillery in Wick, northern Scotland, took the top spot in Jim Murray’s respected 2012 Whisky Bible. Despite Scotland’s reputation as the home of whisky, it is only the second time a Scottish distillery has won the coveted title. The 21-year-old dram scored 97.5 points out of […]

• Germans bid to become the world leaders in whisky production

Germans bid to become the world leaders in whisky production

GERMAN booze firms are gearing up for a showdown with Scottish whisky makers as they bid to become the world’s number one producers of Scotch. Whisky lovers have praised German attempts to recreate single malt whisky, but it is set to create a major row with Scottish producers. Master distiller Cornelia Bohn makes her malt, […]

• Ballantine's 17-yr-old Blended Scotch Whisky Takes Top Honours

Ballantine's 17-yr-old Blended Scotch Whisky Takes Top Honours

A blended scotch whisky has swept aside all single malt rivals to take the prestigious Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible Award for 2011. Ballantine’s 17-year-old has topped all other whiskies in this year’s publication, which includes 4,500 different brands – of which over 1,000 new entries were tasted by Jim Murray in six months. Single malt […]