Is whisky always Kosher?

Are all Whiskies Kosher?

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.

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Speyside UNESCO Hopes

With the Inclusion of France’s Champage region to the World Heritage list, Scotland’s Speyside whisky region has its eyes on equal status, find out more with Uisce Beatha

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Dalmunach Distillery opened by first minister

Scotland’s 115 Distillery Opens

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

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Glenmorangie Sells Off SMWS

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society has been sold to a group of private investors allowing Glenmorangie to focus on its Glenmorangie and Ardbeg expressions. Find out more with Uisce Beatha

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Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique, now considered by Whisky Magazine the best single malt whisky in the world

Taiwanese Whisky Now Worlds Best

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.

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Whisky Tax Calculator

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

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Does Whisky Have Terroir

Does Whisky Terroir Matter?

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

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The Glenmorangie Whisky Pop up bar is coming to London

Glenmorangie Unseen Pop-Up London

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

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