Whisky liqueur gets a new look


MALT whisky brand, Old Pulteney, has revamped its liqueur with a new name and higher ABV. Stroma is a blend of malts from the Old Pulteney portfolio, bottled at 35% ABV.

Created by Pulteney Distillery’s manager, Malcolm Waring, it can be served neat or over ice.
The name Stroma originates from the Norse word meaning “island in the stream”.
The 50cl bottle features an embossed image of crashing waves, reflecting the brand’s seafaring heritage. A foil neck tag includes the brand’s story and tasting notes. RRP is £19.99.
• Independent farm distillery, Kilchoman, has released a limited edition Loch Gorm Single Malt Whisky. Only 2,850 cases – 17,100 bottles – of the five year-old bottling will be available worldwide.
It’s bottled at 46% ABV.RRP is £55-£59.
• Edinburgh-based Wemyss Malts has a new range of single-cask malts from three different regions: Islay, Highlands, and Lowlands. RRPs are £65-£75.