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Golan Heights Distillery, Golani Batch 3 (60.1%)

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Golan Heights Distillery, Golani Batch 3 (60.1%)

This new batch of Golani from the Golan Heights Distillery is really well made. Golani is the Golan Heights Distillery’s basic offering. It’s a two grain mash (malted barley and wheat) filled into the distillery’s two main cask types: Charred virgin American oak (see notes of a Golani Black single cask here) and Red wine…

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Golan Heights Distillery, Single Malt Cask 13 Ex-Golani Black Cask (56.7%)

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Golan Heights Distillery, Single Malt Cask 13 Ex-Golani Black Cask (56.7%)

And it’s time for the fourth single malt whisky cask release from the Golan Heights distillery. I visited the Golan Heights last month to see the distillery, and am happy to tell you that there are plans afoot for a serious expansion slated for next year. The new stills that will be built locally will…

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Update: Major Expansion at Tel Aviv’s Milk and Honey Distillery and A Final Tasting of Cask 3 (64.5%)

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Update: Major Expansion at Tel Aviv’s Milk and Honey Distillery and A Final Tasting of Cask 3 (64.5%)

I’ve been following Milk and Honey’s Cask 003 (yes, the third cask ever distilled in Tel Aviv) since it was a 3 month old infant. I first tasted it when it was three months old, in my first report on the distillery. I then revisited at 8 months and thought it was moving along its…

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Golan Heights Single Malt, Cask 16 In First Fill Cabernet French Oak (46%)

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Golan Heights Single Malt, Cask 16 In First Fill Cabernet French Oak (46%)

A friend of mine from Israel has a story to tell on each whisky bottle he has. Some of his bottles even have more than one story. His stories can range from how he found this obscure bottle in a shop in Spain, or how his third cousin happened to be in passing through some…

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Brandy Finished – Israel’s 70th Anniversary (49.7%)

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Brandy Finished – Israel’s 70th Anniversary (49.7%)

The level of variance and innovation coming out of David Zibell’s Golan Heights Distillery is staggering, and while the whisky regime for the next couple of years seems to have been established (single cask releases of Golani, Golani Black and Golani Vino, as well as releases of single malts released as single casks both at…

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