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Aberlour, Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[9 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Aberlour Twitter Tasting–Tasting 5 Aberlour–#AberlourTT

Aberlour A’bunadh is indeed one of my all time favourite ‘affordable’ whiskies, through many batches, and I know very well It is also a favourite of many whisky friends , But Aberlour distillery is much more than A’bunadh. I was very keen on trying a few more Aberlour I have not tried, and some I’ve had but not recently. What …

Abbey Whisky, Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[25 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Abbey Whisky Twitter Tasting–#abbeywhisky

Twitter tastings, they are a really cool way to get to know new whiskies, and the last one I’ve attended was just that, this time hosted (yet again) by Steve of the Whisky Wire and Mike from Abbey whisky. Now, Mike was generous enough to have shared some of his lovely single casks in the past two of which as …

Duty Free, Featured, Headline, Highland Park, NAS, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Travel Retail, Twitter »

[14 Nov 2013 | 4 Comments | ]
Tasting The Highland Park Warrior series

Highland park is one of my top three scotch distilleries and this is no secret, I’ve tasted most of their OB starting from the 10 CS, Hjarta, 12,15,17,18,21,25,30,end even tasted  the wonderful 40 yo (when the blog was celebrating 500 posts!). You can understand how keen I was to be able to taste the new Travel Retail line of expressions …

bowmore, Cask Strength, Headline, Islay, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[11 Apr 2013 | One Comment | ]
Bowmore Tempest Batches #3 & #4 head to head

Something good is going on at Bowmore, after a few years of releasing OK products, but nothing spectacular (not taking into consideration the very expensive older releases), recently (and i suspect much thanks to the work done by Rachel Barrie) they have been hard at work releasing good stuff (100 proof, Darkest 15 yo, etc) and of course the Bowmore …

Headline, Old Ballantruan, Tasting Event, Tomintoul, Twitter »

[11 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Old Ballantruan Twitter Tasting #OB10TT

last night we gathered again with the help and guidance of Steve from The Whisky Wire, for a lovely twitter tasting. It has been quite some time since I sat in one of those (due to some samples arriving late etc. but this time all was on time). I almost forgot that Israel is now only 1 hour ahead of …

AnCnoc, Featured, Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[4 Jun 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
The AnCnoc Peter Arkle Twitter tasting

Just not long ago I posted news about the release of this dram from AnCnoc (april) , and here we are tasting the latest release (if you do not count the 35 year old which was long due). I really wanted to taste this one, and as it was not sold anywhere near me (and RMW do not ship to …

Headline, Mackmyra, Twitter »

[5 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]
1,2,3,4,5 Mackmyra!

A few weeks ago 5 numbered bottled landed over at Whisky Israel towers, and after a few delays the Mackmyra twitter tasting is on this wednesday!
join me , Angela D’Orazio ,  Master Blender at Mackmyra,  Colin (The Scotch Dreamer)and fellow Twitter whisky friends for an online, “blind” tasting of 5 expressions, one of which is a White Dog, and the …

Compass Box, Featured, Headline, Tasting Event, Twitter, Twitter »

[27 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
Compass Box Twasting with the WhiskyWire

I love Twastings (twitter tastings, in case you do not know what it is), and I love Compass Box whiskies. Great Artisanal blended malts and whiskies. What can be better than a twitter tasting of Compass Box whiskies? well, nothing.
Tuesday, 22:00 Israeli time. Kids asleep, Wife asleep, it’s only me and my precious 3 samples of compass box. Now those …

AnCnoc, Featured, Headline, Online Tasting Event, Speyside, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[11 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Preview tasting of AnCnoc 35 yo

A few weeks ago i got an offer i could not say “no” to – Online preview tasting of a yet to be released, 35 year old (one year younger than me, which in whisky age is quite old) AnCnoc. I Immediately said “Yes!” and hopped on the bandwagon. Having previously liked the 12,16 and the 1996 vintage, i …

Balblair, Highlands, Online Tasting Event, scotch, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[15 Nov 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Tasting Balblair vintages 2000 , 1989 (Online!!)

I am a twitter animal, i enjoy twitting and i also enjoy whisky tasting online. Sometimes a few internet friends join me for a #twhisky as we call it.
This time it was a bit different. Lucas from the EWB handed out Balblair samples to a quite a few bloggers, which were to be opened and sampled all at the same …