New Whisky review: Aberlour 16 yo single Cask # 4738 – TWE Exclusive

Aberlour is mostly associated with Big Badass sherry bombs, with a nice lineup of sherry influenced whiskies, at the top of which (not quality per se, but for sheer power and sherry prowess) sits the Abunadh NAS , loved by many, but probably quite young (not a bad thing, just a fact). I was quite […]

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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 […]

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Aberlour – Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)

Another little bottle (0,5l)  with a lovely label, this time the Mash Tun in Aberlour a wonderful place with amazing Glenfarclas family casks shelf (and many others). Aberlour is well known for its sherried expressions, and winner of several awards, including the latest MMA (for it’s A’bunadh NAS which many of us love). Aberlour – […]

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First dram of 2012 : Duncan Taylor ‘Dimensions‘ Aberlour 1993

I am not too fond of yearly summaries and selecting best whiskies etc, so I have refrained from doing that and now that we’re officially in 2012, it’s time for the first dram of the new year. I’ve selected a recent bottling (though 2011, I fear no 2012 bottling exist to date, early in the […]

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2010 Holiday gift guide on a budget

The holidays are coming and most blogs have written their “gift guides” in the last week or so. I guess this post is mostly aimed at you Europeans/Americans out there, as we Israelis and Jews, do not celebrate Xmas, and hence get no gifts. Bummer! My idea is to put a few recommendation together for […]

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Whisky Israel Sherry (mostly) Summit #2

A few good months passed since the Whisky Israel Peat (and others) Summit #1 we held at the end of July, and we were all very keen on having another summit, and the sooner, the better. Just like with the previous gathering, plenty of emails, phone calls, tweets and dates moving around were involved until […]