Penderyn lead the way with Virtual Tastings

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Penderyn, the leading Welsh whisky distillery, is announcing the launch of regular virtual whisky tasting sessions for its fans and customers. In light of challenges faced during the pandemic in 2020, the Brecon-based brand is bringing safe, home-based tasting experiences to whisky enthusiasts this autumn. Penderyn has previously taken part in a number of different international virtual tasting sessions this …

Jim Murray 2021

18 Liquid Gold Awards for Penderyn's Whiskies in Jim Murray's 2021 Whisky Bible

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We’re delighted to have won 18 Liquid Gold awards in the Jim Murray Whisky Bible 2021, with a record 11 whiskies scoring over 95.5% (list below).   Our Icons of Wales Rhiannon edition scored 96.5% – ‘Few whiskies ever reach this level of complexity…’ Our Bourbon Single Cask scored 96.5% – ‘…this is one of those rare, magical whiskies that …

Penderyn Bourbon Matured Single Cask

Penderyn launch a new Bourbon Matured Single Cask

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This is an exceptionally rare bottling from our earlier years of distillation. The maturation in an ex-bourbon cask allows the smooth elegance of our exceptionally light and fruity distillate to shine through. Cask 2/2006, bottled at a cask strength of 56.8 abv and yielding 148 bottles.  It was distilled in 2006 and bottled 2019. It comes in a wooden case …

#CaruCymruCaruBlas Competition

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See out social media for how to enter with a chance of winning a hamper for a key worker, or someone who has gone above and beyond duing this difficult time. Look for the pic above. The competition is open to residents in Wales aged 18 years or over There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter …

Spirits Business World Whisky Masters

5 More Golds for Penderyn at Spirits Business World Whisky Masters 2020!

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We’re delighted to announce that we won 5 Gold Awards at the recent Spirits Business World Whisky Masters 2020. The Golds went to Madeira, Peated, Myth, Celt and our new small batch Moscatel Finish. We also won 5 Silver Medals for Portwood, Sherrywood, Rich Oak, Legend and our Tawny Port Pipe Single Cask. You can buy these whiskies online here: …

Spirits Business Global Gin Masters

Penderyn's Gins win 2 Golds and 2 Silvers at The Spirits Business Global Gin Masters 2020

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We were delighted to win 4 awards at The Spirits Business Global Gin Masters. Gold for Brecon Gin and Chocolate Orange and silver for Brecon Botanicals and Rhubarb & Cranberry. Previously Brecon Gin won a Gold at the same awards in 2017. Brecon Botanicals won Gold at the 2018 awards in the Super Premium Category. Botanicals also won Gold at …

Llandudno Distillery

Penderyn Secures Planning for Llandudno Distillery

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Planning for Penderyn’s second distillery, which is to be housed in the former Old Board School in Lloyd St, Llandudno, has been passed by Conwy Council. This is great news for Penderyn and means (Covid permitting) that the distillery will be ready for opening to the public in Spring 2021. The distillery will also house a visitor and meeting centre, …

Penderyn Hand Sanitiser

Penderyn Hand Sanitiser now available to order online

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Penderyn recently switched to producing Hand Sanitiser in the fight against Coronavirus, and whilst a large proportion of their Hand Sanitiser is used by the NHS in Wales, the Welsh Distillery have now made cases of 12x90ml bottles available via their online store. The sanitiser is made to a WHO Formulation One recipe and contains 80% alcohol. The case of …

Whisky Advocate

Penderyn US Single Cask Whisky make Top 10 Highest-Scoring Whiskies in Whisky Advocate Magazine, Spring 2020 Edition

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We were delighted to hear that our US-exclusive Penderyn Portwood Single Cask Whisky (No. PT113) 60.4% ABV was featured in the list in the prestigious Whisky Advocate magazine, and achieved a score of 93/100. This is a US bottling only and limited to 251 bottles. This is a big win for both Penderyn and for ImpEx Bev, our US importers, …