Posts Tagged “Craft distilleries”

Golani Single Malt Unicorn Cask 27 (57.7%)

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Golani Single Malt Unicorn Cask 27 (57.7%)

Every once in a while distilleries get really special casks. They get filled, monitored regularly, and at one point they’re deemed ready to be bottled. Now the question is, what do they do with them? Most would probably opt for a bottle your own option, while others would go with a single cask offering. Others…

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Golani Black – 5 Year Old (60.4%)

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Golani Black – 5 Year Old (60.4%)

Golani 5 year old! Wow, this is another milestone for Israeli whisky. Indeed, the first Israeli five year old whisky was bottled by David Zibell’s Golani Distillery. This is the second cask filled by the distillery, cask number 2, that was distilled in September 2014. I’ve said previously that David is extremely innovative, and it’s…

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Golani Distillery 2015 Golani Vino Cask 59 – The Angel’s Choice (60.7%)

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Golani Distillery 2015 Golani Vino Cask 59 – The Angel’s Choice (60.7%)

When I visited the Golani distillery last year, David said that “the casks work in the summer, that’s when the magic happens”. He has now taken that another step forward, and is now offering a selection of select casks that have matured in the top rack of the warehouse, where it’s hottest. David named those…

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Golani Distillery Single Cask 36 – Chardonnay and Brandy (46%)

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Golani Distillery Single Cask 36 – Chardonnay and Brandy (46%)

Once again David Zibell is venturing into uncharted territory, this time with peated malt and a double, yet very unconventional, maturation. This time we’re being treated to a maturation in a first filled Golan Heights Winery Chardonnay cask, that was received by Golani Distillery fresh and was not even washed out before being filled with…

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Golani Distillery Brewer’s Whisky 4 – ‘Never Mix Beer and Wine’ (50%)

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Golani Distillery Brewer’s Whisky 4 – ‘Never Mix Beer and Wine’ (50%)

Golani Distillery is at it again, and this time with three whiskies released this month. I’ll start with the Brewer’s Whisky, as this is a straight line in continuity in a series that’s four strong at this point. I’ll remind you that in the review of the third Brewer’s Whisky, ‘OMG, this is Goood!’, I…

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