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So, Nadurra means natural in Gaelic. It's named so because expressions in this range are non-chilled filtered whisky (hence, most "natural" as it goes through less processing). It will also feature a higher-than-average ABV of 48% and above (single malts are usually bottled at 40-43%).
2 permanent expressions were launched this year. First it was the the Nadurra Oloroso in April, and the second, recently launched in September, was the Nadurra First Fill Selection. Both are No Aged Statements. Check them out here at The Glenlivet website.
With these, it seems like they may be phasing out the age-statement bottles. ARRGHRGRH! Quick! Get your grubby hands on the 16 year olds before they are gone! Or better yet, DON'T so I can get my grubby hands on them!
2. Guinness Launches 2 New Porters in Dublin.
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Guinness announces the release of two brand new beers - Guinness Dublin Porter and Guinness West Indies Porter. Inspired bythe UK. authentic recipes, whose origins lie in the historic Guinness’ brewers’ diaries from the late 1700s and early 1800s, the new beers will be available in selected pubs and retailers from mid-September.Of course when it was it is available, it is only available in UK. It is super odd that I can't find any info about it on its Great Britain website. But there is some mention of it on its Twitter acount via its #thebrewersproject hashtag. Hmm, interesting. I wonder if it'll ever reach our shores?
3. Burts Guinness-Flavoured Chips.
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Introducing the awesome got-money-also-cannot-buy (unless you're in UK, or crazy enough to order it through Amazon) Burt's chips in Guinness flavour!
To be horribly honest, these chips tastes nothing like Guinness... though I can't really explain how it tastes like on its own because I inhaled the whole packet in drunken hunger.
But just think about the novelty of having one of these babies! For FREE (well, FREE if you purchase a certain number of pints... tee hee)! It should be available in any outlet that sells Guinness. I believe there's also a promotion running for a bulk order of Guinness it so don't forget to ask for your pack!
4. Stoli Has A New Ad Campaign.
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It's basically a reminder to you that Stoli is still a very relevant, very young-at-heart, old man.
If you're bored, hop on over to their Youtube channel and check out the 2 really odd, kitschy ads.
Or you could just hop on to their very eye-catching website at http://www.stoli.com/
5. Finally to End This Post - A Funny Wine Ad Poking Fun at Wine Snobs.
Check out this freaking silly and hilarious ad about wine snobs who act as if they know everything that is to know about wine, enjoy spitting out random "wine technicalities (aka random rubbish)" all over the place and think that everyone else who doesn't know anything about wine is beneath them. Do you personally know someone like that (not exclusively to wine snobs, but snobs of any other subject matter)? Don't you sometimes wish you could high five them.... in their face....with a chair? Hehe.
Anyway, always feel free to taste (or bond with) your own tipple in your own special way. It's a free world after all... as long as you don't mine me giggling at you.
I hope these ads made you smile. Have a great week ahead!