VANCOUVER - BC Liquor Stores is releasing a special collection of premium whiskies on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at BC Signature Liquor Stores and other select BC Liquor Stores across the province.

This year’s premium whisky release brings together 39 rare and highly recommended whiskies from Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Japan, India and the U.S. The release features whiskies of interest to the collector and the whisky novice, and includes aged malt whiskies, vintage releases, unique and limited cask offerings, and a variety of whiskies that have been finished in casks from some of the world’s most esteemed distilleries.

BC Liquor Stores has published a 2009 Whisky Release booklet listing the whiskies available in this release, along with detailed tasting notes and information about specific bottle limits. This booklet is available in all Signature BC Liquor Stores.

Limited quantities per customer will apply on some whiskies, and buyers are advised to shop early to avoid disappointment. This event operates on a first-come, first-served basis.