Top 10 spirits launches in July 2018

1st August, 2018 by Nicola Carruthers

A Johnnie Walker bottling featuring liquid from the silent Port Ellen distillery, Seedlip’s third non-alcoholic ‘spirit’ and a Don Julio Tequila finished in Scotch casks have been name-checked in our round-up of last month’s launches.

We present our pick of top spirits in July 2018

Scotch dominates in our July list with new expressions from Grant’s, Chivas Regal, Mortlach and The Famous Grouse.

Diageo extended its Johnnie Walker Blue Label Ghost & Rare range with a new expression containing whisky from closed distilleries Port Ellen, Caledonian and Carsebridge.

Unusual cask finishes were also at play with a reposado Tequila finished in casks previously used to aged Scotch whisky, and a blend of US and South African brandies finished in Bourbon barrels.

Click through the following pages to explore our full round-up of the most interesting spirits launched in July.

Which new spirits products caught your eye last month? If we’ve missed your favourite, let us know in the comments section below. 

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