Category Archives: Spirits market

United Spirits Q3 Results: Profit slumps 64.4% QoQ hurt by soaring input costs

Indian alcoholic beverage maker  United Spirits Ltd NSE -5.90 % on Tuesday reported a 64.4% slump in quarterly profit, hurt by soaring input costs, falling sales and a one-time expense. The maker of Johnny Walker whiskey reported a profit of 1.11 billion rupees ($13.61 million) in the quarter ended Dec. 31, down from 3.11 billion rupees in the previous year. The

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Edinburgh scientists work on restoring whisky flavours

Scientists are working on bringing whisky flavours from the early 19th Century back into production. Researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh are testing how the crops that were common back then respond to modern processing methods. Over the next six years, they plan to test at least eight heritage barley varieties. They want to find out whether old species of

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Heritage barley could create new whiskies

Experts from Heriot-Watt University are experimenting with eight heritage barley varieties, including a 200-year-old crop, to discover whether ‘distinctive’ new whiskies could be created for Holyrood Distillery. The researchers from the university’s International Centre for Brewing and Distilling (ICBD) are working with Holyrood Distillery in Edinburgh to find out whether old species of barley could produce new whiskies. Over the

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