Bourbon

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…)

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 (Place)

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…)