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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, “Brewer’s Whisky Spicy Hummus” (50%)

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Golan Heights Distillery, “Brewer’s Whisky Spicy Hummus” (50%)

Whisky lovers are always on the lookout for interesting things, and while this isn’t technically a whisky, this is one I think you’ll find very interesting.  David Zibell is really into experimentation, and here’s an experiment that went pretty well. Working with a local beer brewery, Meadan Brewery, he distilled their gluten free malted chickpea ale….

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Golan Heights Distillery First Single Malt Whisky – 3 Year Old Cask 1 (61.4%)

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Golan Heights Distillery First Single Malt Whisky – 3 Year Old Cask 1 (61.4%)

Is Israel becoming a whisky powerhouse? Well, hardly, but the local scene is extremely interesting. There are currently three active distilleries in Israel, two of which have been covered in this blog, and following Milk and Honey’s first three year whisky bottled in May, we have Golan Heights Distillery’s first three year old whisky being…

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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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