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BorderShop Whisky & Rom Festival – Autumn 2021 (Event)

Don’t let the header image fool you: While it reads “Whisky Festival 2018” on the glass, the photo was taken just a few days ago. Cause in early November 2021, the bi-annual dramming event at the iconic BorderShop in Puttgarden returned after a pandemic-caused break of almost two years. (more…)

Mark the date: Bottle Market 2021 to take place in Bremen from 19 to 21 November 2021 (News)

Bottle Market 2021 in Bremen (North Germany Whisky and Spirits Fair)

Get your pens ready and mark the date, drammers: Bottle Market is back! After last year’s break due to the Corona pandemic, the three-day whisky and spirits festival will take place again this year! The date is 19 to 21 November 2021 and the location is Hall 7 at Messe Bremen. (more…)

Whisky Weeks 2021 at Alsterhaus in Hamburg (Event)

Whisky Weeks 2021 at Alsterhaus in Hamburg (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Cocktails Event Festival Tasting BarleyMania)

Finally: another whisky fair! Earlier this month, the prestigious Alsterhaus in Hamburg held its annual Whisky Weeks again. Whereas the multi-day festival was quite the event in the past, it only happened in a very reduced form in 2020 due to the unsteady corona situation. (more…)

Holy Sh!t Shopping ’19 with Kyrö, Stork & Dolleruper Whisky (Event)

Holy Shit Shopping 2019 in Hamburg (Kyrö Distillery Stork Dolleruper Destille Rye Whisky Fair Event)

On the Third Sunday in Advent, my girlfriend Dini and I attended the Hamburg edition of Holy Shit Shopping to look for Christmas gifts. The event promotion promised a three-figure amount of exhibitors from all disciplines of the creative domain: (more…)

Whisky Week 2019 at Alsterhaus in Hamburg (Event)

Whisky Week 2019 at Alsterhaus in Hamburg (Single Malt Scotch Dram Tasting Event)

Last year, I stumbled upon Whisky Week at Alsterhaus by happenstance. So I only caught the last day of the two-week event. This year I was better prepared. I had marked the dates way in advance and when the time had come, I went there not once or twice, but three times in total. (more…)

Visiting Stauning Whisky at Man’s World in Hamburg (Event)

Stauning Whisky at Man's World in Hamburg (Danish Distillery Tasting Event BarleyMania)

“We’re at Man’s World this weekend, because we want to show people that Stauning is a little different. We honor traditions, of course. But we also like to try new stuff. We’re not the kind of whisky that your grandpa drinks in his study room,” says Kristian Schweitzer (more…)

Kiel Whisky Fair 2019 (Fair)

Kieler Whiskymesse 2019 (German Single Malt Scotch Whisky Cask Fair Event Tasting BarleyMania)

With round about a dozen exhibitors, Kiel Whisky Fair is one of the smallest dramming events I visit each year. But it is also one of the best. The quality of the exhibiting companies is very high, the atmosphere is pretty relaxed and the location, though well filled, is never over-crowded. (more…)