Mogwai release their own limited-edition whiskey

RockAct81w was distilled in 2004 and is limited to just 324 bottles

Mogwai have released their own brand of whiskey to tie in with the release of their new album ‘Rave Tapes’.

The single cask whisky, named RockAct81w, has a 57.1%ABV and is limited to 324 numbered bottles, which were distilled in September 2004 at Glenallachie Distillery, Speyside.

Priced at £55, RockAct81w is available from January 28 from the Good Spirits Co. Mogwai will be signing bottles of RockAct81w at the Good Spirits Co in Glasgow Glasgow, ahead of the band’s show at the Glasgow Concert Hall gig later this month.

‘Rave Tapes’ is the band’s first new studio release since 2011’s ‘Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will’ and was released on Monday (January 20).

Mogwai’s UK tour begins tonight (January 22). The band will play:

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre (January 22)
London Royal Festival Hall (24, 25)
Manchester Bridgewater Hall (27)
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (28)

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