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Penderyn 3yo Madeira Cask – German Selection by Schlumberger (Review)

Penderyn 3yo Madeira Cask by German Selection for Schlumberger (Single Malt Welsh Whisky Blog Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

One thing I really love about whisky is this: It’s one helluva complex and versatile drink; and no matter what a dram’s characteristics are old or young, strong or mild, peaty or fruity, and so on – it always has the potential to blow you right out of your socks! (more…)

Tilos Weizenbock #2 – Finished in a North of Scotland 47yo Grain Whisky Cask (Review)

Tilos Weizenbock Batch 2 with Finish in North of Scotland 47yo Cask (Barrel-aged Craft Beer Grain Whisky Tasting Notes The Caskhound)

Batch two of Tilos Weizenbock ain’t just another barrel-aged craft beer. To create it, Tilo “The Caskhound” Schnabel took a strong wheat bock beer from traditional South-German brewery Schönbuch Braumanufaktur and gave it an incredible extra-treatment: (more…)

Starward 3yo by Berry Bros & Rudd for Kirsch Whisky (Review)

Starward 3yo by Berry Bros & Rudd for Kirsch Import (Australian Single Malt Whisky Tasting Notes Blog BarleyMania)

This is a rather special bottling: After all, Starward from Australia is the first distillery outside of Scotland from which renowned indie bottlers Berry Bros & Rudd have released a whisky. That is all the more remarkable if you consider that Berry Bros & Rudd look back at a rich history, (more…)

Ovenbird Coffee aged for 18 Weeks in Whisky Barrels from Auchentoshan (Review)

I became a fan of Glasgow-based coffee roastery Ovenbird about a year ago. When I found out that they had beans matured in Laphroaig barrels on offer, I had to order these! I enjoyed them so much that I kept placing regular orders in Ovenbird’s online shop (more…)

Hedekaffe Whisky Coffee Beans made with Stauning Kaos (Review)

Hedekaffe Stauning Kaos Whisky Coffee (Denmark Tasting Notes Blog)

My passion for whisky is not only limited to the spirit in its pure, unaltered form. I also love it when my favorit alcoholic beverage mingles with other delicacies I have a passion for, such as craft beer or coffee. “The Taste of KAOS” by Hedekaffe falls into the latter category. (more…)

Ovenbird Coffee aged for 10 Weeks in Whisky Barrels from Laphroaig (Review)

I had cast an eye on the Laphroaig expression of Ovenbird’s “Whisky Coffee Collection” for quite some time. The idea und story behind it sounded super-intriguing to me. However, there was one hurdle to take: as I am based in Germany, I had to purchase it from abroad. (more…)