Your anCnoc Photo Competition

The Whisky Boys will certainly be up for this competition, all we have to do is to find an idea that truly shows off the fine dram that the anCnoc surely is. W e would also highly recommend all our readers to get involved and enjoy taking some fine photo’s whilst sipping the anCnoc dram.

Get ready for #youranCnoc Day

Whisky Wants Best anCnoc Moments for June 17th Twitter Contest

Smart phones at the ready! On Monday June 17th anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky wants whisky fans around the world to snap and Tweet a picture of how they most enjoy a dram – and in return their idea could feature on one of 10 personally illustrated bottles of anCnoc with one lucky winner cinching a trip to New York.peter-arkle

In a first for the brand, #youranCnoc builds on anCnoc’s long standing association with design and illustration by asking whisky drinkers around the world to share their own anCnoc moments as the creative spark for their own exclusive bottle.

It’s simple to get involved with this fast-paced, one-day Twitter event – think about how you like to drink your anCnoc, snap a picture that sums it up, and Tweet it to @anCnoc_whisky using #youranCnoc between 00.00 (GMT) on Monday June 17th and 09.00 (GMT) on Tuesday June 18th.

The 10 winning images will be chosen over the course of the next day and used to inspire bespoke illustrations by Scottish-born, New York- based illustrator – and anCnoc partner – Peter Arkle at his studio in Manhattan. His finished drawings will be speedily dispatched across the Atlantic to the anCnoc team in Scotland where the 10 unique packs will be created for winners.

In an exciting twist for entrants, on Monday June 24th, the anCnoc team will also reveal their favourite overall #youranCnoc Tweet which will win its creator a four-night stay in New York with a friend, to enjoy the sites and to be presented with their bottle by Peter.

anCnoc Brand Manager Gillian Gibson said:

“anCnoc’s series of illustrated Peter Arkle exclusives has been extremely popular, so we are very excited to be taking the idea to a whole new level with this campaign, giving our drinkers the chance to have their very own anCnoc moment brought to life and illustrated by Peter on our packs.

“For me, I would say my #youranCnoc moment is sitting in the garden with my nearest and dearest enjoying a sunny barbecue with my dram.

“For others it might be looking out over the countryside, or sitting down at the beach or even curled up by the fire with the dog. There are no right answers. We’re just looking for pictures that inspire us and really sum up the different experiences people have and their love of good whisky. It’s now over to our drinkers and we are really looking forward to seeing the results of our first twitter challenge on June 17th.”

The #youranCnoc campaign has been launched to celebrate the third Limited Edition Peter Arkle release for anCnoc. The latest release, which features an illustration depicting the brick work at the Knockdhu distillery is filled with a liquid which has anCnoc’s signature honey and lemon smell and has a spicy taste with notes of citrus, sherry and dark chocolate.

Limited to only 1000 cases, this Limited Edition will be available online and through specialist retailers in the UK as well as across the globe in the USA, Germany, Russia, Japan, Taiwan and Canada.

Peter Arkle commented:

“The terms ‘money-can’t buy’ and ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ are often used but in this instance that really is the case. This is such an exciting opportunity for people to get a truly personal bottle of anCnoc which will be long treasured I’m sure.

“There are many places I enjoy a dram but if I had to pick one #youranCnoc moment it would be sitting up on my plant-filled roof terrace looking over New York’s East Village–– my little oasis of calm and relaxation amongst the madness of the city. Perfect after a hard day of drawing.”

Each winner in the #youranCnoc campaign will also receive a bottle of the latest Limited Edition.

For more information on the anCnoc range or the #youranCnoc campaign please visit

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