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New Israeli Distillery Starting Up and We Get An Early Peek

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New Israeli Distillery Starting Up and We Get An Early Peek

David Zibell emigrated from Canada to Israel with a vision to establish a distillery near the Golan Heights Winery, aptly naming it the Golan Heights Distillery. I met with David on a warm and muggy night in Tel Aviv, and had a chance to both hear his plans and taste the single malt new make,…

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Old Buck Finnish Whisky – Private Bottling for the Finnish Fellowship

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Old Buck Finnish Whisky – Private Bottling for the Finnish Fellowship

Viskin Ystävien Seura is Finnish for Friends of Whisky Society, in English referred to as Fellowship of Whisky, but mainly just VYS. Now this is a club that knows how to put on events. They have this series of utterly CRAZY tastings, like the one my friend and Society member Henrik reported on last week,…

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Single Malt Micro Distilling in Israel – The Attic

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Single Malt Micro Distilling in Israel – The Attic

Milk and Honey (@milkhoneywhisky), the only distillery to make it into the Malt Whisky Yearbook before it even had a building, will be Israel’s real start up distillery, with two full size stills (9,000 and 3,500 liters) and some very serious people behind it. Incidentally, it’s located about two miles from my home, in Tel…

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