Posts Tagged “Israel”

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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Milk and Honey Distillery – The Last one – Young Single Malt (46%)

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Milk and Honey Distillery – The Last one – Young Single Malt (46%)

The end of 2018 marks the third full year of operations at the Milk and Honey distillery in Tel Aviv. It thus marks, also, the last of the “not yet whisky” single malts, dubbed “Young Single Malt”. This edition, the fourth ‘Young Single Malt’, however, is different than the others. The Last One previews the…

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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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