Highland Park

BorderShop Whisky Festival 2017 incl. Highland Park & Macallan masterclass (Event)

Whisky & Festival 2017 incl. Highland Park & Macallan Masterclass (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Highlands Viking Sherry Cask Event)

Taking place bi-annually at the gargantuan BorderShop in Puttgarden on the peninsula of Fehmarn, Scandlines’ Whisky & Festival is easily one of my favorite drink and spirit fairs out there. The location is mindboggling, the atmosphere is fantastic and the prices are unbelievable (more…)

“All Things Peaty” SMWS Tasting by Hansemalt (Event)

SMWS "All Things Peaty" Tasting (Hansemalt Scotch Malt Whisky Society Ardbeg Bunnahabhain Ardmore Bowmore Highland Park)

For several months, I was struggling with myself wether I should become a member of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society or not. Throughout this time I tried several bottlings of theirs and not once was I disappointed. In addition, my wife also enjoyed almost every SMWS dram (more…)

Signatory and Gordon & MacPhail Tasting at Koepenicker Whiskyfest (Event)

Signatory and Gordon MacPhail Tasting by Passion Whisky at Köpernicker Whiskyfest (Single Malt Cask Scotch Event Fair)

You might have realized that I am a big fan of independent bottlings. So when I visited Köpenicker Whiskyfest on the first weekend in September, I had to attend in the Signatory and Gordon & MacPhail tasting on Saturday evening. (more…)

Ola Dubh 18 by Harviestoun Brewery (Review)

Ola Dubh 18 by Harviestoun Brewery (Highland Park Single Malt Whisky Cask Flavoured Craft Beer Stout)

When I reviewed the Ola Dubh 12 by Harviestoun Brewery earlier this year, I loved the beer but had to confess that I found it difficult to deduct exactly how the extra-maturation in Highland Park casks had influenced the ale. So this time I was a bit more foresightful. (more…)

Highland Park reveals new bottle design of 10yo and 12yo (News)

Highland Park new Bottle Design (Orkney Single Malt Scotch Whisky Core Selection Viking Heritage News BarleyMania)

Today, Scotland’s most northern-based whisky distillery Highland Park revealed the new bottle design of its core selection. Paying homage to the viking heritage of the island of Orkney where Highland Park is located, the 12yo has been re-branded as Viking Honour (more…)

Ola Dubh 12 – Sherry Cask by Harviestoun Brewery (Review)

Ola Dubh 12 by Harviestoun Brewery (Barrel-aged Craft Beer Ale Whisky Sherry Cask Highland Park 12yo)

Today, I’d like to take a little detour from the established BarleyMania routine and present you with a beer review rather than a whisk(e)y post. However, I have not picked any ale for this endeavor, but one that fits the theme of this blog well.  (more…)