Bourbon

Master Class at Helgoheiner’s (Event)

Master Class at Helgoheiner's (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Independent Bottler Tasting)

There is no question that Helgoland, which is Germany’s only island in the open sea, is my favorite place in my entire homecountry. Not only is that red rock in the North Sea unbelievably beautiful, but it also makes you feel relaxed and chilled from the moment your feet touch its ground. (more…)

BorderShop Whisky Festival – April 2017 (Event)

BorderShop Whisky Festival in Puttgarden in April 2017 (Whiskey Bourbon Fair Event Travel Retail Bottle BarleyMania)

If you have read our blog post on last October’s BorderShop Whisky Festival, you will not be surprised that Aaron and I headed for Puttgarden again this weekend to catch the latest realization of Scandlines’ bi-annual whisky and spirits fair. (more…)

Freudenhaus St. Pauli in Hamburg (Location)

Freudenhaus St. Pauli in Hamburg (Whisky Whiskey Bourbon Bar Pub Location Night-Out Drink Cocktails Barkeeper)

When a friend told me of the enormous whisk(e)y selection the Freudenhaus St. Pauli had on offer, I knew I had to pay this place a visit soon. Located in a side-street of the (in)famous Reeperbahn, the bar (which is adjacent to a restaurant going by the same name) is easily accessible (more…)

A Man’s Best Friend – Open Tasting at Weinkellerei von Have (Event)

Weinkellerei von Have - A Man's Best Friend (Tasting Event Whisky Whiskey Bourbon Rum Cognac Tequila Drinks)

Weinkellerei von Have is a winery and maker of spirits based in Hamburg-Bergedorf. They are well known for their Rotspon from Hamburg and hand-made liqueurs, rum, gin and so on. In their shop they sell more than 500 different wines and more than 500 spirits. (more…)

Booker’s Rye honored as World Whisky of the Year 2017 (News)

BarleyMania - Jim Murry's Whisky Bible - World Whisky of the Year 2017 (Bookers Rye Jim Beam Whisky Whiskey Bourbon Bible)

Today, Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible revealed their World Whisky of the Year 2017. This year, the winner of the distinct honor is the Booker’s Rye Limited Edition by Beam Suntory, which originally hit retail shelves in May 2016 for an introductory price of ~300 USD. (more…)