Posts Tagged “Port Ellen”

The Port Ellen Phenomenon and a Tasting of the 26 Years Old Malt Cask

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The Port Ellen Phenomenon and a Tasting of the 26 Years Old Malt Cask

The Port Ellen distillery needs no introductions. This distillery was mothballed in the 1983 wave of distillery closing by the company now known as Diageo, in response to a serious decline in demand for whisky world over.¬†As the whisky produced at Port Ellen was never sold as a single malt, and was only used for…

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Berlin as a Whisky Destination – Part Two

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Berlin as a Whisky Destination – Part Two

In part one, I recapped my my visit to Berlin in terms of the best places for tasting whisky in the city. In this part, I’ll share my impressions from some of the stores specializing whiskey in Berlin. During my extended weekend in Berlin I visited four whisky shops which can be classified as the…

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Berlin as a Whisky Destination – Part One

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Berlin as a Whisky Destination – Part One

You’ve heard a lot about Berlin as Europe’s culture capital, the city revived by the wall coming down. Berlin also happens to be one of the most popular vacation destinations for Israelis, and I figured I’d jump on the bandwagon and come to Berlin for an extended weekend. Not being the clubbing type, my days…

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