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September 30, 2013 – Berry Bros. & Rudd, the London-based wine and whisky merchant, will export an edition of its Blue Hanger blended malt Scotch whisky to the US market for the first time. The 7th edition of Blue Hanger will be available only in the U.S. market , with 3,088 bottles to be available at a suggested retail price of $99.99.
The whisky is named after William “Blue” Hanger, the Third Lord Coleraine. It was created by Berry Bros. & Rudd spirits manager and whisky blender Doug McIvor initially in 2003, with five subsequent editions available only in Europe. The 7th edition contains whiskies from Bruichladdich, Bunnahabhain, and Miltonduff, and is bottled at 45.6% ABV.
Links: Berry Bros. & Rudd