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  • The Tomintoul Motorcyle Gathering 2018

    The distillery team were delighted to sponsor the Tomintoul Motorcycle Gathering again this year and be a part of this fantastic event. 

    Held in the centre of Tomintoul, this event brings together some incredible bikes, incredible whisky ofcourse and great fun. The money rasied goes to various charities including some local causes. 

    Slainte to everyone we met at the weekend. 

  • Tomintoul Brand Ambassador Joe Miller at company golf day

    Our Tomintoul Brand Ambassador Joe Miller was in fine form at our company golf day at Dalmahoy. Although he was taken a bit by surprise when our Sales Manager decided to swap his usual golf ball for a trick one. 

    The outcome was some very dramatic pictures, as you can see below. 

    That's what happens when a long distance drive champion hits a powder ball! 

  • BBC Good Food Show, NEC Birmingham, 14th to 17th June

    The Tomintoul Team will be at the BBC Good Food Show at the NEC this week, sampling and selling some of our exceptional single malts.

    Come along and visit us in Hall 6, stand F620 where you can try our range and also enter our competition for the chance to WIN A BOTTLE of our Tomintoul 21 Year Old. 

    Hope to see you there.

  • Our new cocktail to celebrate World Whisky Day - 19th May

    Our Brand Ambassador Iain Forteath has created this amazing new cocktail in honour of World Whisky Day this saturday. "Smoky Ol Tom" is easy to create at home and uses our Tomintoul 10 Year Old.

    Why not make one this saturday and celebrate World Whisky Day with us. 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIl1_4_ZEw0

     

  • International Spirits Challenge Awards 2018

    We are delighted to have been awarded a Gold Medal at the 2018 ISC awards for our Tomintoul Vintage Single Cask 1977. Tomintoul 15 Year Old Peaty Tang also won a Silver Medal at the awards announced today. 

     

  • Spirit of Speyside Festival 2018

    We are all getting ready for this year's Spirit of Speyside festival. The team are really looking forward to welcoming visitors to the distillery for our tours and to sampling our excellent single malts at The Memorial Hall, Dufftown on the 5th and 6th May. 

    For more information on the festival please go to https://www.spiritofspeyside.com/ 

  • Tomintoul Wins at London Spirits Competition

     

    Results just out today! At the first-ever London Spirits Competition, which took place in London on March 8-9, Tomintoul 16 Year Old won a Gold medal, which is the ultimate seal of approval in the global spirits industry. In order to receive this distinction, it needed to score highly in three different categories: Quality, Value and Packaging.  There was also Silver Medals for Tomintoul Tlath and Peaty Tang.

     

    In contrast to other spirits competitions, where distilling ability and technical expertise sometimes receive primary consideration at the expense of drinkability, the goal of the London Spirits Competition was to award and celebrate the spirits that spirits drinkers actually want to buy, whether at a retail store or ordering off the menu at a London restaurant.

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  • A special jewel

    In an age when stocks of older single malt Scotch whiskies are a rarity, it is a moment of joy to launch our Tomintoul Aged 40 years. This quadruple cask release is unique.

    Four American oak hogsheads were discovered in the depths of warehouse 4 at Tomintoul Distillery.  These casks were found to contain Tomintoul whisky which had been distilled in 1974. Moreover, when Master Distiller, Robert Fleming, whose family has been distilling whisky for generations, nosed and tasted each cask from the 1974 distillation he considered that the quality of the whisky was truly outstanding.

    Such a rare discovery merited a special bottling where elegance of design and packaging is at a premium.

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    The whisky from these exceptional quadruple casks has been bottled in hand-crafted crystal decanters which have been individually numbered.  The gift box has been especially designed to provide a unique presentation featuring a twin door opening with cushioned padding on the inside. The wooded exterior is finished in a classy matt black lacquer. Customised spaces on the inside accommodate a crystal glass stopper and an information leaflet. The quadruple cask release is truly limited and only 500 bottles have been crafted.

    The Tomintoul Aged 40 Years expression is a special jewel. It is rightfully referred to as the “Gentle Dram” and it reveals a depth and complexity only possible from a whisky which has been allowed to mature for 40 slow years.

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  • Latest release

    We are delighted to announce our latest release. Enriching our current portfolio of Tlàth, “Peaty Tang”,  10 years old, 12 years old Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish, 14 years old, 15 years old Portwood Finish, 16 years old, 25 years old, the 50th Anniversary Five Decades release, the limited edition Vintage 1976 (36 years old) and the quadruple cask - unique and rare - 40 years old expression - we now have an exquisite 21 year old!

    This new edition has been created by the careful selection of mature whisky from Bourbon casks, all of which have spent 21 years in cool Scottish warehouses.

    Said to have orange blossom honey, summer fruits and new mown hay frolic with a delicate nougat sweetness on the nose and a subtle balance of malty sweetness and spicy oak tones on the palate, this is definitely going to be a dram not to be missed! 

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    Launching at the Spirit of Speyside this weekend, so come by for a dram or two!

    For further details on the Festival, please see:  www.spiritofspeyside.com

    Slainte & hope to see you there

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