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[24 Mar 2014 | 3 Comments | 486 views]
Tasting four Jameson expressions on St. Patrick’s Day : #JamesonWhiskey

St. Patrick’s day, what else can you do? Wear green? and drink Irish whiskey, right? what better than drink some whisky with whiskey/whisky mates from all over the world? well, nothing. I was extremely happy to be invited to this twitter tasting of four Jameson expressions by Steve Rush of the whisky wire, and get to taste maybe one of …

Featured, Guest posts, Headline, Irish, Middelton, Pot Still, Tasting Notes »

[15 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 1,034 views]
Three Irish Single Pot Still

Assaf Erell is a whisky enthusiast, and likes to explore new aromas and flavours. Assaf lives in Tel Aviv, and is about to start his M.Sc. in Physics. He can also be found hanging around at the Tapuz.co.il Wine and Alcohol Forum.
When Gal offered me the chance to write a guest post for Whisky Israel I was happy to step …

Cask Strength, Connemara, Headline, Irish, Peated, Tasting Notes »

[9 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 958 views]
Flaviar Peat Pack take 1 – Connemara Cask Strength

As whisky geeks we’re always on the look for new drams and there are so many expressions out there it’s really impossible to buy every bottles that comes out. One way of trying those expressions and still be on a budget is ordering samples. Now, there are a lot of sample sites I’ve reviewed in the past (Master of Malt …

Bushmills, Headline, Irish, Tasting Notes »

[17 Mar 2013 | 4 Comments | 1,527 views]
Tasting Bushmills Black Bush  – It’s Saint Paddy!

Well, yes today March 17th is Saint Patrick’s day, and what better day than to review this long missing classic Irish blend. When i started my whisky journey I was quite keen on this whisky, and still think it offers a good price/ quality ration, and although it’s not the best and most complex dram I have ever had, it’s …

Headline, Irish, Pot Still, Powers, Tasting Notes »

[13 Jan 2013 | One Comment | 1,232 views]
Tasting Whiskey : Powers John’s Lane 12 yo

Time for a bit of a change with a lovely Irish pot still beauty that is the Powers 12. named after the distillery where it was first made, and aged in a combination of bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks for at least 12 years. This is the first Irish Whiskey review of 2013, and quite a few are in the …

Guest posts, Headline, Irish »

[26 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 1,198 views]
Yes, you really can combine Irish Whiskey & Music with Surfing

Richard Barr is a member of the Whisky Israel tasting society , a blog correspondent at times,  and a good whisky friend and big whisky lover. From time to time he posts his notes and adventures on our blog.
Of course you’ve heard of the Beach Boys and you also know that their lyrics are filled with beaches, surfing, waves & …

Featured, Headline, Irish, Middelton, Pot Still, RedBreast, Tasting Notes »

[29 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,818 views]
Tasting Redbreast 12yo

Been a while since I posted an Irish whiskey tasting notes, and this one has been sitting patiently in the “backlog” queue , and it’s time. On my visit to London this week, I did buy the Cask Strength version of this whiskey, and I shall be posting my notes about that one soon…
This wee dram is as we call …

Cooley, Featured, Headline, Irish, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Twitter »

[8 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments | 1,818 views]
The Cooley twitter tasting event : #cooleyTT–summary and notes

A few weeks ago, Steve of the Whisky Wire was asking on twitter who wanted to join in for a Cooley Irish whiskey tasting event online. I am not the one to miss on such an event, and I really was looking forward to getting to know a few whiskies I have yet to try from the Irish. The lineup …

Featured, Headline, Irish, Tasting Event, Tasting Notes, Whisky Israel Society »

[30 May 2011 | 6 Comments | 1,975 views]
Whisky Israel Society Summit #4 – Whiskey

It has been some few months since the last Whisky Israel Society Summit #3 (Highland Park theme), time in which all of us found ourselves a little too busy, and so almost half a year later, finally our next summit took place.
We have been planning to give Irish whiskies a dedicated tasting for a while now, and standing to our …

Bushmills, Competition, Featured, Headline, Irish, Whisky Links »

[15 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 1,302 views]
Make it 2 Bushmills !

Saint Paddy is just around the corner, and we’re off to another whisky competition. This time you and a friend can win an ultra coo prize.
Colum Egan, Master Distiller at the Old Bushmills Distillery, is set to launch a global competition – ‘Make it 2 Bushmills’ – that will see him take the world-famous distillery on tour.
Colum is offering …