The second release from the 'Icons of Wales' series - with a planned final number of fifty bottlings, this is titled 'Independence'. It commemorates the 1776 signing of the American Declaration of Independence signed by 56 men, of whom Thomas Jefferson and fifteen others had Welsh roots. This is presented with a copy of the declaration and a quill.
A new peated expression of everyone's favourite Welsh whisky, Penderyn. Rather than using peated barley, this is part matured in casks which used to hold Islay whisky, imparting the peaty character on the whisky.
Amrut Fusion gets its name from the fact that it uses two barleys: Indian and Scottish - with the latter being peated for good measure. Fusion has been picking up awards ever since it first appeared in 2009, and in 2012 was named the best whisky for a Rob Roy in the Ultimate Cocktail Challenge in New York. Whisky Bible Awards 2014: 97 Points
The ongoing semi-peated whisky from Indian distiller Paul John. It combines their fruity unpeated single malt whisky with some 20-25ppm peated spirit to give a sweet and spicy whisky balanced by an underlying earthy smoke.
An innovative malt from this Breton distillery. The whisky is aged first in Breton oak casks before being finished in sherry casks. This whisky has a real marine influence, which no doubt comes from the distillery's coastal location.
Chapter 6 is the official release of proper three year old unpeated English single malt whisky from Norfolk's St. George's distillery, which has become a phenomenon following recent media coverage. Whisky Bible Awards 2014: 96 Points
This small batch peated Chapter 9 from the English Whisky Co.'s St. George Distillery has been aged in first-fill ex-bourbon casks for over three years, so it qualifies to be known as English Single Malt whisky. We reckon it'll be popular.
After numerous Preludiums, all of which have been incredibly successful, Sweden's first single malt whisky Mackmyra makes its full debut. Interestingly, some roasted Swedish oak casks were used in the maturation.
The 11th Chapter of the English Whisky Company's regular releases, now definitely whisky and made with heavily peated malt. A recent award winner at the World Whisky Masters and a demonstration that English Whisky is something to keep an eye on.
First released in November 2013, this is the 14th 'chapter' in The English Whisky Company's history. Aged for a minimum of 5 years in ex-bourbon casks, this marks another milestone for the distillery and we were very impressed when we tasted it.
First released in November 2013, this is the 15th 'chapter' in The English Whisky Company's history and the peated sister of chapter 14. The first release of a 5 year old whisky from the distillery, this has a wealth of fruit flavours to balance the young peat.
Yes, you read it correctly - this is South African single malt whisky! Three Ships has been distilled and matured at the James Sedgwick distillery in Wellington and the packaging is in honour of Jan Van Riebeek, the Dutch colonist who founded Cape Town.
World Whiskies Awards 2014: Best African Single Malt
Part of the first pair of whisky releases from Adnams Distillery in Southwold, Suffolk. Just 10 barrels were used for the original release, which uses three types of grain - wheat, barley and oats - aged for over 3 years in new American oak casks.
And here we have the new edition of the massively popular Mackmyra, Sweden's favourite (okay, only) native malt whisky. This new version is called 'Fresh Swedish Smoke' and will be the last in the Preludium series.
St George's Distillery give each of their styles of whisky a chapter number, relating to the order in which they were first released. Chapter 12 consists of unpeated whisky matured in Pedro Ximenez casks. Another tasty release from this young distillery.
The entry level release from Tasmania's Hellyers Road distillery. Named after the 'Roaring Forties' winds which bring in the rainwater used in the production of the whisky, this is matured in American white oak barrels.
The second release of St. George's Distillery's Chapter 13 was released to coincide with St. George's Day 2014. The competition to design the label was won by Emma Garner. A spicy and warming English whisky.