Hanse Spirit

The Whiskey Makers Series by Jameson – Tasting (Event)

The Maker's Series by Jameson - Tasting (Hanse Spirit 2017 Pernod Ricard Irish Whiskey Dram Whisky Blog BarleyMania)

“Sine metu”, our host Laurie told us in her introduction to this tasting held at Hanse Spirit 2017, means “without fear” in Latin. Ever since John Jameson moved to Dublin in the late 18th century with his wife and many children, the founder of Jameson distillery lived by this credo. (more…)

The Arran Malt – Tasting by Kammer-Kirsch (Events)

The Arran Malt: 20 Years of Independent Distilling - Tasting by Kammer-Kirsch at Hanse Spirit (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Islands Highland Dram Event)

Though our second day at Hanse Spirit was really packed, I took the time to attend a one-hour tasting organised by Kammer-Kirsch. Our host on this beautiful afternoon was Stefan Bohn. He presented the five drams from Arran in a really outstanding way (more…)

Hanse Spirit 2017 – Explore the liquid life (Event)

Hanse Spirit 2017 (Whisky Fair Hamburg Spirits Whiskey Gin Vodka Rum Drinks Event)

From February 17 to 19, Northern Germany’s biggest whisk(e)y and spirits fair, Hanse Spirit, took place in Hamburg – for the seventh time in a row. Needless to say that the BarleyMania gang did not think twice about going there. (more…)

Douglas Laing’s Best Casks 2017 – Tasting (Event)

Douglas Laing's Best Casks 2017 Tasting by Bremer Spirituosencontor (Single Malt Scot Whisky Cask Event Grain Blend Hanse Spirit)

Scheduled for one hour and hosted by Thomas Kretschmer from Douglas Laing’s German importer Bremer Spirituosen Contor, the “Douglas Laing’s Best Casks 2017” masterclass at Hanse Spirit introduced us to five precious drams  (more…)