A Remarkable Regional Mix Up! by Douglas Laing (Event)

Douglas Laing's Remarkable Regional Mix Up (Online Tasting Cocktail Class Scotch Whisky Timorous Beastie Big Peat Islay BarleyMania)

In recent times, I often stumbled upon Twitter Tastings and other online whisky get-togethers. They always sounded like good fun, but I never managed to take part in any. Until yesterday! Thanks to Douglas Laing’s Marketing Assistant Hannah, I got an invitation (more…)

Ardbeg Kelpie – Committee Release (Review)

Ardbeg Kelpie - Committee Release (Islay Peated Single Malt Scotch Whisky Limited Edition Cask Strength Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

In Scottish mythology, kelpies are shape-shifting water spirits that can either take the form of a horse or a human. Spending almost all of their time on the grounds of lakes and other waters, they are elusive beings that are rarely seen and almost never caught. (more…)

Whisky Experience – Independent Bottlers and Single Casks Tasting (Event)

Whisky Experience - Independent Bottlers and Single Casks - Tasting (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Event Drams BarleyMania)

So, here we go again with another great tasting with Norbert from Whisky Experience in Hamburg. Just one week ago, Tobi wrote a review about the Irish Whiskey tasting we attended together. This week, my wife and I booked a tasting called “Independent Bottlers and Single Casks”. (more…)

Jameson Select Reserve Black Barrel (Review)

Jameson Select Reserve Black Barrel (Irish Whiskey Dram St. Patrick's Day Drink BarleyMania)

Whenever you think about Irish whiskey, there is a good chance that one of the first brands that will come to your mind is Jameson. The wide range of whiskey they offer begins with the classic Jameson Irish Whiskey, which is well known as part of your Jameson and Ginger. (more…)

Whisky Experience – Irish Whiskey Tasting (Event)

Whisky Experience - Irish Whiskey Tasting (West Cork Hyde Redbreast The Quiet Man Teeling Dram Tasting Event)

If you run a business or offer a service, you know that you are on the right track when your customers keep coming back to you. Since Saturday’s “Irish Whiskey” tasting at the Jungfernstieg in Hamburg was the 3rd time I booked a tasting with Norbert from Whisky Experience, (more…)

Glenkinchie Distillers Edition 2000/2014 (Review)

Glenkinchie Distillers Edition 2000/2014 (Lowlands Edinburgh Single Malt Scotch Whisky Sherry Finish Dram Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

Glenkinchie will always remain special to me. When I first went to Edinburgh – which by the way is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever been to – I also visited Glenkinchie Distillery. It was my first distillery visit ever (more…)