Posts Tagged “Craft distilleries”

Golan Heights Distillery, 4 Year Old Cask 8 T2 Port Style Yarden Cask Matured (62.1%)

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Golan Heights Distillery, 4 Year Old Cask 8 T2 Port Style Yarden Cask Matured (62.1%)

This is the first four year old Israeli whisky to hit the market, and the first one to be matured in a Port style cask from Golan Heights T2     The original T2 is made from two Portuguese grape varieties, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Cão, grown locally. The 50% Touriga Nacional and 50% Tinta Cão wine was then allowed…

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Golan Heights Distillery, Brewer’s Whisky 3, ‘OMG, this is Goood!’ (50%)

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Golan Heights Distillery, Brewer’s Whisky 3, ‘OMG, this is Goood!’ (50%)

David Zibell’s innovation is great, and he’s continuing his ongoing work on distilled beer matured in oak casks, or Brewer’s Whisky. Thus, following the Spicy Hummus (Brewer’s Whisky 1) and the BBX Amber (Brewer’s Whisky 2), we now get OMG cask finished brewer’s whisky. This whisky is one third of the parcel which made the…

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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, 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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