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By Amber Rolt on 1/09/14 9:46 AM

1. Whisky lovers over at cask strength have given the heads up on a very special competition that all whisky fans should be looking to get involved with. Casey and co are offering one lucky winner a unique opportunity to join a select panel of whisky experts at a Central London location (travel within the UK will be covered) in late September to decide which is the very best from three different single casks. The selected cask will then be bottled and released exclusively in the UK later in 2015. Just 50 bottles of the 60% ABV bourbon cask release will be available and in addition to having your say as to which cask is finally bottled, you’ll also receive a special personalised bottle of whisky taken from the chosen cask. Head over to the blog to find out how you can get involved for a chance to win.

2. Good news for Bristolians and beer lovers – there is a new joint opening in town. Moor beer are relocating from Somerset into Bristol, widening the city’s already delicious plethora of beer joints. To find out more then head to a female view for all the recent developments and how you can get involved on your next Bristol venture.

3. Whisky for everyone have broken the news that the cult Islay distillery of Ardbeg have announced the third edition of the Supernova bottling, their peatiest ever single malt.  This version is bottled at the cask strength of 55% ABV and has again been made by Dr. Bill Lumsden, Ardbeg’s Director of Distilling & Whisky Creation.  It will be available from September 12 onwards at any Ardbeg Embassy or via the Moet Hennessy Selection website.  The cost will be £125 per bottle.

4. If you’re stuck for an evening activity and are desperate for a gin and tonic after work, check out Gin Monkey’s interactive map of London. This special tube map shows all of the best gin joints in town, including customer tips and reviews. A perfect way to enjoy the last of the summer evenings.