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[21 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 797 views]
The affordable whisky that could: Benromach 10

We do not often remember this, but most people drink blended whisky, and those who do drink single malts often opt for the affordable malts which some of us whisky geeks find “boring” : The Glen Livet 12, the Glenfiddich 12 etc, or in short: single malts under 30 quid.
It’s been long since i tried anything from Benromach, now owned …

Cask Strength, Glenfiddich, Headline, Tasting Notes »

[7 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 828 views]
Glenfiddich  15 yo Cask strength (older bottle)

A friend of mine came over for a few drams, and brought a bottle of this 15 year old Fiddich. He had no information when it was bottled, just that he was able to find this at one of his friend’s , a guy who was not really into whisky. How he came about to own this one is a …

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[4 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 1,393 views]
The Glenfiddich ‘Cask Collection’ series–NAS–duty free

Remember the Glenfiddich 15 year old (one of the best in their line, by far for me)? You probably know its produced by ways of mixing q lot of casks in a big Solera Vat, right? So, now Glenfiddich took a further step in the Solera way, and built three more Solera vats to host these 3 new whiskies, all …

Featured, Headline, Speyside, Tasting Notes, The Glenlivet »

[1 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 1,349 views]
The Glenlivet Vertical (12,15,18 year olds)

Tony Soprano loves his Glenlivet 12, and I love Tony soprano, hence I love The Glenlivet 12. Sort of anyways. As the Glenlivet is probably one of the best selling single malts out there (with Glenfiddich) and very well know, It’s only appropriate we have some more of that on the blog. I know we’re posted a guest post reviewing …

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[17 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 1,354 views]
This week’s Whisky news (March 17th)

AUCHENTOSHAN SWITCH
It’s Europe vs. North America in this second AUCHENTOSHAN SWITCH, a bartender talent search presented by Auchentoshan® Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Scotland’s only triple distilled single malt whisky. The Auchentoshan Switch is a trans-continental bartender swap like no other that will name two outstanding mixologists as winners who will literally “switch” continents for two weeks to work in …

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[2 Jan 2013 | 4 Comments | 1,239 views]
2012 – The year that was –Whisky Israel (stats)

I know i already posted my top 5 and top 10 drams for last year (yes ,2012), but I thought I’d share a few more details about the blog , and some stats for 2012. First of all let me thank each and everyone of you, readers, whether you stumbled upon the site by mistake, or you have been following …

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[16 Sep 2012 | 8 Comments | 1,623 views]
Maltstock 2012–An incredible whisky weekend Part I

So I’m back. How was it you ask? It was wonderful! one of the better weekends I’ve had in recent years. full of whisky, friends and adventures. I decided to break my Maltstock adventures into 3 parts,  this is the first, and two coming posts about two very interesting master classes I’ve attended : Master of Malt’s new IB label, …

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[7 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 1,971 views]
Exploring Glenfiddich With Ian Millar

Not long ago I attended a whisky tasting of the entire ‘Core’ GF event, but when Israeli Importer of Glenfiddich ‘Hacerem’ invited me for a tasting session with Glenfiddich Global Brand Ambassador , Ian Millar, I did not think twice, and hopped on the bandwagon. it is not everyday that such a figure in the Whisky industry visits Israel, and …

Guest posts, Headline, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, israel, whisky events »

[2 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments | 2,972 views]
The ‘Zman Amiti” Yearly Whisky Event

‘Zman Amiti’, or in free translation, Real Time, is one of the leading bartending schools in Israel, and it so happens that they have a yearly whisky event held at their main branch in Tel Aviv. This year’s event was held just last Friday, and I was sure to attend. I needed a bit whisky out time being very busy …

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[14 Nov 2011 | 4 Comments | 2,137 views]
Tasting the Glenfiddich Core Range at the Norma Jean

I am not the biggest Glenfiddich fan out there, but when Tomer ,an Israeli blogger and whisky lover (who blogs in Hebrew about alcohol and whisky) , asked who is interested in a Glenfiddich tasting , where we’ll pretty much try the entire range, i could not say No. It’s true, I’ve recently tried most of it at the British …