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Teeling 2008 selected for Whiskybase Members

05 Nov 2020 10:53 am

Last year we visited Teeling distillery with a group of dutch retailers. After the distillery visit we had the opportunity to go to the warehouse and taste a lot of whiskey.

At this point we thought it would be great if we could select a cask for the Whiskybase Members. This week the bottles arrived in our shop, and we can now offer it to you as a member of Whiskybase.

Distilled on the 5th of August 2008 and bottled in August 2020, just over 12 years old.

This is cask number #18225 and yields 234 bottles in total.

Available from the whiskybase shop

Celebration of 150.000 bottles in Whiskybase

17 May 2020 3:36 pm

Growing the Whiskybase platform and going through our celebration moments each milestone, this time another 10.000 bottles added to Whiskybase. We managed to grow to 150.000 bottles and it is time to reveal a new bottle to our members. A 11-year-old Caol Ila from a hogshead selected for Whiskybase members. Something for the peatheads. One to sip, not to flip!

Sold out

Special release for the 140.000 bottles in Whiskybase

31 Jan 2020 3:20 pm

Every 10.000 bottles added to Whiskybase we celebrate with a new release. This time we hit 140.000 bottles and it is time to reveal which bottle we offer to our members.
A blended malt this time, balanced into a nice drinking whisky. Once to sip, not to flip!

Blended malt 2001 - 18 year old

Sold out

Ticket sale started for the Gathering 2020

29 Oct 2019 3:05 pm

We would like to thank all the people who joined us at the Gathering. It was a fantastic event!
The vibe from the very beginning, and the smiles from the people walking around, who were enjoying their favourite whisky.

Thank you all! It seemed like the whisky was not important anymore, friendships, conversations, exchanging knowledge and above all: fun!
Whisky was a given fact and that is exactly how we like it to be.

In the beginning of 2020 we will start to book the exhibitors. Many of the current exhibitors already confirmed to participate next year, and the waiting list is long.
We are in the luxury position to select the most interesting exhibitors to create an even better event next year.

The ticket sales started today at: https://whiskybase.com/tickets every year the tickets sell faster and faster, if you miss out: don't blame us, we did warn you in time....

A new release for the members of Whiskybase

22 Aug 2019 1:04 pm

We have been able to select a very nice and interesting Glen Scotia.
The vintage 1999 is not seen often, specially as a distillery bottling.

A very nice story actually, a limited release available in our shop!

Glen Scotia - 1999 some insights

Glen Scotia has a history of changing ownership regularly (like many other distilleries actually). But this one is quite interesting when the ownership changed again in 1999. At that point already one of the few surviving distilleries in Campbeltown.

The Glen Scotia distillery was closed between 1994 and May 1999. In 1999 the current owner: Loch Lomond Distillery Co Ltd re-opened the distillery, after it purchased the distillery from: Glen Catrine Bonded Warehouse Ltd. In the first months the distillery was operated under supervision of Springbank. Staff from the nearby distillery of Springbank, started production and helped out to get Glen Scotia back into action again.

Starting May 2000 Glen Scotia was operating with their own staff and has been doing that ever since. Upgrades were put into place to modernise a little bit.

This particular release was distilled in the initial period from the re-opening: November 1999. There are only 9 distillery releases of Glen Scotia 1999 known. We do see some Cadenhead and SMWS releases but original bottlings of 1999 Glen Scotia are a rare sight.

Since the beginning of this year Loch Lomond group is owned by a Chinese investment fund. The aim is to grow the brands (Loch Lomond, Glen Scotia) across the globe and deliver a more premium consumer experience.

Who knows what the future will bring, but 1999 was an interesting year. We selected this bottling based on the flavour and the interesting vintage. 

A lot of new exhibitors added - Gathering 2019

10 Aug 2019 1:03 pm

We added a lot of new exhibitors to the Gathering 2019. Chichibu Matsuri, Caskaid, Claxtons, Murray McDavid, That Boutique Whisky Company, Jack Wiebers and many more to follow. Still in doubt if you want to join the Gathering? Visit the gathering website to checkout the complete list (so far ;-) ). We will be adding more exhibitors in the coming weeks.

Who is joining us? https://whiskybase.com/gathering

2 new exhibitors added to the Gathering

26 Apr 2019 8:32 pm

We are pleased to announce the addition of 2 new exhibitors to this years Gathering. Dutch Connection will be joining us again at this years Gathering. Also Angus MacRaild confirmed he will be joining us for the Gathering 2019. You know both these exhibitors will be bringing old and rare bottles.

More info can be found at the Gathering website

120.000 bottles Whiskybase release

04 Apr 2019 1:13 pm

It is finally here, the release to celebrate a new milestone: 120.000 bottles added to whiskybase.
This time it took a little bit longer to receive the bottle in our shop. But it is here:

Secret Speyside distillery 2007

As of this morning (5th of April) sold out.

New exhibitors added to the Gathering

29 Mar 2019 9:40 am

We are pleased to announce the addition of 3 new exhibitors to this years Gathering. Waterford Distillery will be attending the Gathering with a very special tasting. Shinanoya (JP) will be attending and hosting a stand. And David Stirk from Creative Whisky Company will join us with a selection of bottles from his private collection. Expect many excellent whiskies here.

More info can be found at the Gathering website


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