Posts Tagged “Israel”

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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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Brandy Finished – Israel’s 70th Anniversary (49.7%)

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Brandy Finished – Israel’s 70th Anniversary (49.7%)

The level of variance and innovation coming out of David Zibell’s Golan Heights Distillery is staggering, and while the whisky regime for the next couple of years seems to have been established (single cask releases of Golani, Golani Black and Golani Vino, as well as releases of single malts released as single casks both at…

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Milk and Honey Experimental Cask 2, Lightly Peated (46%)

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Milk and Honey Experimental Cask 2, Lightly Peated (46%)

This is the second release in Milk and Honey’s portfolio of the 2014 experimental casks. They were distilled in 2014 to check the character of the spirit, and were distilled by the distillery’s master distiller Tomer Goren and the late Dr. Jim Swan. This is a lightly peated version, that was peated locally by Tomer…

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Black Whisky Live Tel-Aviv 2018 (61.9%)

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Black Whisky Live Tel-Aviv 2018 (61.9%)

David Zibell is really going from strength to strength in the Israeli craft distillation scene. After doing some great work with his own Golan Heights distillery, he has recently started The Jerusalem Distilling Company in conjunction with Lazar Berman., a review of one of their first products will be going on line here shortly. David…

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Golan Heights Distillery, Single Malt Cask 10 In Ex-Golani Cask (62.1%)

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Golan Heights Distillery, Single Malt Cask 10 In Ex-Golani Cask (62.1%)

David Zibell is releasing his second single malt whisky cask, aged three years in charred American Oak casks the previously held David’s two grain whisky – the Golani Black (reviewed here). I actually tasted this cask about 8 months ago, and my feedback to David back then was “it needs time”. David told me that…

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