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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Black Cask 3 for Hermitage Stores (51.7%)

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Black Cask 3 for Hermitage Stores (51.7%)

Golani Black’s cask 54 was a general market release and cask 3 is a private release for Israel’s Hermitage stores. I think this goes to show where the Israeli market has gotten in 2018. From a sleepy whisky market dominated by blends, to a thriving single malt market. This year, there have been several single…

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Black Cask 54 (40%)

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Black Cask 54 (40%)

What can be more fitting than ending the Jewish year (this one was 5778) with Golani Black an Israeli whisky, made by David Zibell of the Golan Heights Distillery. This coming Jewish year, 5779, is going to be one of major developments for the distillery, as it moves to a new location, with a set…

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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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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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