Articles Archive for June 2011
Featured, Headline, IWS, Longrow, Springbank, Tasting Event, Uncategorized, Whisky Israel Society »
As we posted at the beginning of June, WI Society were to have our first open to the public gathering, with a Springbank tasting and a special guest. Well, as posted and promised, we did!
On June 13, at HaBerez (The Tap) Mini-Bar at Tel Aviv, we’ve gathered together WI Society members and friends to enjoy what was a great whisky …
Bruichladdich, Featured, Headline, Independent Bottling, Islay, Port Charlotte, Single Cask, Tasting Notes »
In my daily ramblings in cyberspace I get to meet a lot of whisky friends from all over the world be it Europe America or Australia. I was fortunate enough to have met a few lovely Danish whisky lovers , one of which frequents Israel so we actually got to meet a couple of times. The last time we met, …
Campletown, Featured, hea, Headline, Independent Bottling, Single Cask, Single Malts Of Scotland, Springbank, Tasting Notes »
Last week I had the pleasure of meeting a few wonderful whisky bloggers from the UK and Sweden while visiting some distilleries in a trip sponsored by Inver House distillers (owners of Balblair,Knockdhu,Pulteney, and Speyburn). Long and detailed posts about that trip will surely follow in coming weeks….
One of the guys i was really happy to meet was Billy Abbot …
Featured, Headline, Opinions, Round Table »
We meet again, and this time a cracking question that will no doubt keep on being asked again, again and again.
just to remind you the knights are:
Chris – Nonjatta
Keith – Whisky Emporium
Karen & Matt – Whisky For Everyone
Ruben – Whisky Notes
Mark – Glasgow’s Whisky (And Ale)
Neil & Joel – Caskstrength.net
Lucas & Chris – Edinburgh Whisky Blog
Jason – Guid Scotch Drink
Blends, Compass Box, Featured, Headline »
Normally i don’t post about new whiskies before they are released, or before I have the chance to sample them, but I really like John Glaser’s work and CB’s whiskies, and this one is really something i am looking forward to trying soon.
To make a long story short- Compass Box has released 4 days ago a new Brand of whiskies …
Guest posts, Headline, whiskyLive »
I had such a wonderful time at Whisky Live London back in March, I decided to see if there were any other shows in my “neighborhood”. I discovered the closest event was in Madrid. I couldn’t get anyone else to make a crazy journey lasting a mere 32 hours, including 10 hours flight time, so I would have to do …
Cask Strength, Featured, Headline, Lowlands, Port Dundas, Single Cask, Single Grain, SMWS, Tasting Notes »
Port Dundas is not a well known distillery, and lacks prestige as one of diageo’s grain producing distilleries. It’s located not far from Glasgow, and currently was a major contributor to blended scotch under the labels of Haig, JW, and White horse. Currently there are no OB and only independent bottlers are issuing bottling of casks in recent years, those …
A long time ago I posted my notes on the Penderyn Madeira cask, which was a lovely whisky, very sweet, and exotic. A short time afterwards Penderyn distillery were kind enough to send over a sample set consisting of this peated whisky, and a sherried expression. I tasted those a long time ago, but for some reason (senility,backlog) did not …