Bourbon

The Classic Tour at The Speyside Cooperage (Tour)

The Classic Tour at The Speyside Cooperage (Whisky Sherry Bourbon Cask Barrel Wood Cooper Experience)

It is said that about 70 per cent of a whisky’s flavor and 100 per cent of its (natural) color come from the cask. When you put a sub-par distillate into top-quality wood, the result will usually be decent at least. But when you fill excellent new make into weak barrels (more…)

Bulleit Bourbon X ÜberQuell World White IPA (Review Combo)

Bulleit Boirbon X ÜberQuell World White IPA (Kentucky Straight Whiskey Craft Beer Hamburg Boilermaker)

The Diageo-owned bourbon brand Bulleit and the Hamburg-based micro-brewery ÜberQuell make a mighty fine pair. I first learned this last November, when I attended the two company’s joint “BBQ, Boilermaker & Bowery” tasting in Hamburg. As the event was a big success (more…)

BarleyMania Bourbon Bash ’18: Win a Bottle of Bib & Tucker (Give-Away)

BarleyMania Bourbon Bash 2018 (Small Batch Tennessee Whisky Give-Away Win Raffle Bib & Tucker Bremer Spirituosen Contor)

Exactly one month from now, on June 14, whiskey folks across the pond celebrate National Bourbon Day. Of course, us drammers on the old continent are more than happy to chime in from afar and drink a glass of top-notch American whiskey on that day as well. (more…)

BBQ, Boilermaker & Bowery with ÜberQuell & Bulleit (Event)

Here in Hamburg, a boilermaker is called a “Herrengedeck”. You can order it in every bar or tavern, no matter how run-down the place or how small their assortment. When you ask for it, you will normally receive a bottle of Holsten or Astra and a shot of hard liquor. (more…)

Kingsman – Old Forester meets GlenDronach at Passage Kino (Event)

GlenDronach meets Old Forester - Kingsman Special Screening (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Vintage 1991 Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Brown Forman)

A few days ago, I received an e-mail from Florian Weiß of Kammer Kirsch – which is both a distillery in Southern Germany and an importer of brands like Arran, BenRiach, Glen Moray and GlenDronach. He invited me to a beautiful old-fashioned cinema (more…)