News Briefs for October 10, 2022October 10, 2022
•Hibiki Blossom Harmony, Knob Creek 18 Year Old, and newcomers from Octomore and High West are among the offerings featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest weekly roundup.
•Brown-Forman-owned Benriach has entered the world of spirits NFTs with two new ultra-aged releases exclusively selling on BlockBar. The whiskies, Benriach The Forty and Benriach The Forty Octave Cask Matured, will go up for sale on BlockBar on October 11 at 10am for $8,000. Only 10 sets will be available. The Forty is a 43.5% abv peated single malt aged in Bourbon and Port casks. The Octave Cask variant is bottled at 51.5% abv and used smaller casks (1/8th the size of a typical cask) for part of its maturation.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.