Top Awards 2021

Säntis Malt Whisky

At the World Liqueur Awards 2021 in mid-April, no less than six Säntis malt liqueurs were awarded prizes.

The highest World's Best award went to The Gull - Cold Brew & Whisky Liqueur in the Coffee Liqueur category and the Säntis Malt Apricot Malt Liqueur (Whisky Liqueur category). Säntis ... Read more ...

Single malts from Islay, Skye and Co.

Scotland's Whisky Islands

When people talk about Scottish island whiskies, the first image they often have in mind is the island of Islay with its often heavily peated single malts. But Scotland's islands have more to offer and on many islands off the coast of Scotland, excellent whiskies are distilled today with great passion and in some cases a very long tradition.

Orkney, Skye, Mull, Jura or Arran are well-known destinations for lovers of these island malts. And new destinations are being added. Let's take a voyage of discovery to the whiskies of the Scottish islands... Scotland is ... Read more...

Rum Finish Premiere Säntis Malt

Edition Alpstein No. XVII

While the Alpstein series has so far mainly used various wine barrels, the Alpstein 17 is the first to feature rum barrels from the Caribbean.

The cellars in which the Säntis Malt matures lie in the lap of the Alpstein. Each cask is an individual rarity full of character and is carefully selected by the Stillmaster. With the first occupancy ... Read more ...

Whisky novelties for the opening

New Macardo World

The new Macardo world includes not only sustainability and innovation, but also Swissness, tradition and craftsmanship.

Firewood, solar energy, geothermal energy, water from our own source and regional ingredients are used. Thanks to this cycle, not a log, not a kWh, not a litre of water and not a raw material is wasted, and from the ... Read more ...

Beer and whisky

More Swissness thanks to Swiss malt

The little malting barley that is grown in Switzerland has to be taken abroad for malting. Or rather "had to", because there are now some smaller and soon there will even be some larger malting plants in Switzerland.

It takes four ingredients to make beer. But apart from malt, hops and yeast, water is usually the only really local thing about beer. But even though water is the biggest ... Read more...

Woodford Reserve

Derby Edition No 147

Kentucky is world-famous primarily for two things: for its passion for derby and for its dedication to producing the finest bourbon. For years, the two have been closely intertwined not only locally but also culturally.

Woodford Reserve, which has been produced since 1812 in what is historically the first and also the smallest distillery in America, is the main sponsor of the legendary Kentucky Derby. The horse race takes place annually on the first Saturday ... Read more...

Former whiskey world power

Irish Whiskey - a Giant Returns

In the last century, it seemed as if there was only one direction for Irish whiskey: downhill. But now the former world whiskey power is well on its way to regaining its former greatness - even if its neighbour from Scotland will hardly be able to be toppled from its throne.

A comeback can only be celebrated by those who, after a period of rest, can build on the success of days long gone. Thanks to growth figures in the multi-digit percentage range and the number of distilleries that have ... Read more ...

From a first fill ex-bourbon cask

The first single malt whisky from Uri

On 14 November 2015, the first single malt whisky from Uri was distilled by Urs Lüthy from a mash from the Stiär Biär microbrewery.

After a maturing period of five years, the whisky made from pure spring water from Uri has now been bottled. The dream of the five founding members of the Whisky Club Uri and their now approx. 50 ... Read more...

Inspired by the River Spey

The Macallan Edition No. 6

The latest single malt whisky is only available in a limited edition and is inspired by the natural wonders of The Macallan Estate and the River Spey.

Edition No.6 is matured in sherry casks made from a combination of American and European oak. The result is a multi-faceted whisky with aromas of fresh fruit, nutmeg ... Read more...

For the 180th anniversary

Glen Grant launches "Arboralis

The name Arboralis is derived from Latin and means "the light from within the trees", inspired by the ancient, tall trees that line the distillery's Victorian gardens.

The whisky is matured in traditional "Dunnage Warehouses" in former bourbon and Spanish sherry oak casks. With the creation of The Glen Grant Arboralis, master distiller Dennis Malcolm combines the storied past of the ... Read more...

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