Recently (at the time of writing) Johnnie Walker has been in the news for losing its kosher certification meaning it ‘may’ be unfit for Jewish consumption. Although it impacts only a fraction of global whisky drinkers the question drives straight to the heart of whisky production. Find out why whisky might not always be considered kosher with Uisce Beatha.
Whisky is being produced on the site of the closed Imperial distillery once again with the official opening of the Dalmunach distillery by Nicola Sturgeon. Find out more about Scotland’s 115th distillery
Whisky magazine has awarded the Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique the title of world’s best single malt. Making for the second year ever this prestigious award has not been held by either Scotland or Japan.
The SWA is calling for a 2% reduction in the alcohol duty in the upcoming budget. Their claim that the 80% of the price of an average bottle of Scotch is tax has made headlines, but is it accurate? Learn the truth with Uisce Beatha
Does the terroir – or specificity of place – have any meaning in the world of whisky, what is the impact of climate, soil, and terrain on whisky production? Can this simply be transplanted or is their more to the subject. Find out more with Uisce Beatha
Glenmorangie have announced their first ever pop-up event in the heart of Soho. Running from the 13th to the 21st of March the pop-up will feature unseen cocktails crafted by expert mixologists, food pairings and the “Glenmorangie vault” featuring the Glenmorangie 1963 & the Glenmorangie Pride 1978 by the dram as well as the chance to take home the brands 1970’s collection