Posts Tagged “Israel”

Milk and Honey Distillery – M&H Staying Alive in Tel Aviv – COVID -19 Edition (55%)

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Milk and Honey Distillery – M&H Staying Alive in Tel Aviv – COVID -19 Edition (55%)

The 2020 Whisky Live Tel Aviv was scheduled for March and like every other whisky event all over the world, was postponed. This expression was supposed to be the Whisky Live bottling, and once it was clear that the event was not going to be held on the alternative dates proposed for mid-May, it was…

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Milk and Honey – M&H Founder’s Edition (57%)

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Milk and Honey – M&H Founder’s Edition (57%)

In 2013, plans for a distillery in Tel Aviv were well underway, and the founders of the distillery initiated a brilliant move to gain the distillery some notoriety. Hence, an Indiegogo campaign was launched which sold 1000 bottles of a future promise. This promise came to fruition in the Founder’s Edition, a beautiful rendition of…

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Yerushalmi Distillery First Glimps: New Make and Single Malt in Cask

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Yerushalmi Distillery First Glimps: New Make and Single Malt in Cask

I love the process of seeing a new distillery get started and make its first steps. When David Zibell stated Golani over five years ago, he had a clear vision of making whisky also in Jerusalem, with its own distinct character. It took a few years, but Yerushalmi Distillery is up and running, and has…

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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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