Posts Tagged “Linger”

Highland Park Spirit of the Bear (40%)

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Highland Park Spirit of the Bear (40%)

Highland Park is adding a series of travel retail editions which are intended to bring age statements back into the travel retail. The Highland Park Spirit of the Bear is the basic entry level of this new range, which also includes a 14 and 16 year old expressions. This is a statement made by Edrington’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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Talisker 1978, 40 Years Old, Delgado Zuleta Amontillado Sherry Finish (50%)

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Talisker 1978, 40 Years Old, Delgado Zuleta Amontillado Sherry Finish (50%)

Talisker has a bit of a cult following, with very little in the from of very old whisky out there. Yes, there’s a yearly edition of the 25 year old, a standard 30 year old, and a 35 year old from the 2012 Special Releases, but try to find older independent bottlings or a plethora…

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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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