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The Glenturret limited edition single malt, Fly’s 16 Masters Edition, has been awarded a SILVER in the International Spirits Challenge 2017: the most authoritative, respected and influential spirits competition in the world. The limited edition, which is still available to purchase, was dedicated to Fly the distillery dog, discovered in a photo unearthed at Glenturret…

Glenturret Distillery have announced next week they will release a rare 29-year-old single cask malt that has been named after long-time cooper, Michael Jamieson, who served the Scotch whisky industry for 44 years. The Glenturret Jamieson’s Jigger Edition, which will be available for purchase from Wednesday 8th March, is a cask strength single malt whisky…

A recent visit to Glenturret Distillery in Crieff has inspired one Canadian visitor to share a cherished family photograph of her grandfather. Believed to be taken outside what may have been the distillery managers house circa 1902 it shows brewmaster John J. Stormont with his wife Mary and their three children, a few years before…

An artisan cheese washed in The Glenturret single malt has received a gold award at the World Cheese Awards, which took place in Northern Spain this month. ‘Strathearn’ from Strathearn Cheese in Comrie is a handmade rennet set cheese hand washed with a brine that’s flavoured with Glenturret’s 10-year-old single malt whisky. The brine, along…

The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery, Scotland’s oldest working distillery, has forged a partnership with one of the world’s newest distilleries and one that boasts a title of its own as the most northerly distillery in the world. The Famous Grouse Experience has been giving the team at Norwegian-based distillery Aurora Spirit, located around…

Fly’s 16 Masters Edition, one of Glenturret Distillery’s limited release single malts named after the distillery dog from 1905, has been awarded the Liquid Gold Award in the world’s leading whisky guide, Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2017. Closing the review Murray commented in his own irreverent style that the single malt was fittingly “the dog’s…

Glenturret Distillery have announced their latest special edition whisky release will be a rare 29-year-old cask dedicated to Distillery Manager, Neil Cameron, marking his 20th year managing Scotland’s oldest distillery. The Glenturret Cameron’s Cut is a cask strength single malt whisky with hints of buttered popcorn, lavender and oak in the finish. Priced from £290-£390,…

An artisanal Perthshire cheese made with Glenturret whisky has been a hit at farmers’ markets as food and drink lovers get a taste for mixing two home-grown delicacies in one bite. Strathearn from Strathearn Cheese in Comrie is a rennet set cheese hand washed with a brine that’s flavoured with a 10-year-old Glenturret malt. The…

The Glenturret has proved to be a whisky connoisseur’s favourite after making it into Scottish Field magazine’s Whisky Challenge Grand Final. Scottish Field’s judges have nominated The Glenturret Sherry Edition malt whisky to go through to the final of this year’s prestigious Whisky Challenge, a competition which subjects some of the country’s finest Scotch whiskies…

An artisanal cheesemaker in Perthshire has launched a cheese with a tipsy twist to it: it’s made with The Glenturret malt whisky. Strathearn from Comrie-based Strathearn Cheese is a rennet set cheese hand washed with a brine that’s flavoured with a 10-year-old Glenturret malt. The brine, along with a four-week maturation process, gives the cheese…

Second Round for Dram Fine Beer Collaboration

A dram fine beer collaboration between Perthshire-based craft beer maker Inveralmond Brewery and The Glenturret Distillery is enjoying a second round of success after a new batch was released due to popular demand. The brewery and the distillery have issued a second batch of Ooskabeer, which sold out just weeks after being launched last November….

One of Scotland’s oldest whiskies meets one of Scotland’s favourite sports stars at a fundraiser being held this week in Fife. A beach rugby event taking place in Elie on Saturday July 23rd will feature a limited edition bottle of Glenturret single malt signed by rugby great Gavin Hastings, as part of a charity auction….

Scottish actor Gerard Butler is about to be in a different sort of spotlight – as the famous name to adorn the next Bottle Your Own cask at Glenturret, Scotland’s oldest whisky distillery. An exclusive cask of limited edition bottles named after the actor will be available at Glenturret’s Distillery shop, part of Crieff-based The…

There’s a reason why Father’s Day is highly celebrated at The Famous Grouse Experience – and it’s not just that it’s an excuse for a dram. At Scotland’s oldest working distillery in Crieff, Perthshire, tales of fathers and sons abound among the stillmen. Not only are stillmen mashing the whisky ingredients by hand, just like…

The story surrounding a giant piece of rock in China engraved with the name of a Scotch whisky has gone around the world and back again. Two months on, several leading academics have weighed in with possible explanations. But, despite the theories, the ‘Scotch on the rock’ mystery remains unsolved. The story broke after construction…

From World-Famous Piper to Global Whisky Icon

The Famous Grouse Experience continued its award-winning streak last night with another accolade: Whisky Visitor Attraction Manager of the Year at the Global Icons of Whisky Awards. The award, organised by Whisky Magazine, was given to General Manager Stuart Cassells on Thursday night for his work in cementing The Famous Grouse Experience, part of the…

As Scotland sends its support and best wishes to its rugby team for Sunday’s Six Nations game against France, Scotland’s oldest whisky distillery is sending something else: a homegrown dance that may help the team on its way to victory. Straight from the heart of Glenturret Distillery in Crieff, Perthshire comes The Glenturret Haka, a…

What is the link between a Scottish missionary doctor, a resort in the mountains of China, and the UK’s oldest whisky distillery? That’s the question being asked after construction workers in China uncovered a giant piece of rock engraved with the word Glenturret – the name of the famous whisky distillery in Crieff, Perthshire. The discovery came during a recent excavation for…