Sherry

Langatun Swiss Whisky Tasting hosted by Hansemalt (Event)

Langatun Swiss Whisky Tating at Hansemalt (Single Malt Cask Strength Switzerland Old Bear Deer)

“The wine cask is for us what the ex-bourbon cask is for others”, said Langatun’s co-owner and Head of Sales Christoph Nyfeler early on in his Swiss whisky tasting at the premises of Hansemalt in Hamburg – a statement that surely made the two handful of whisky enthusiasts (more…)

Slyrs Bavarian Whisky Tasting at Christiansen’s (Event)

Slyrs Bavarian Single Malt Tasting at Christiansen's (Whisky Cask Strength Event Lantenhammer Bayern Brotzeit)

When Bavarian fruit brandy makers Lantenhammer decided to distill their first whisky in 1999, there was not really a market for such a product. Still, they deemed the experiment worth a try – after all, whisky was big in Scotland at that time (more…)

Rock Oyster Sherry Edition (Review)

Rock Oyster Sherry Edition by Remarkable Regional Malts (Douglas Laing Islands Blended Malt Scotch Whisky Review Tasting Notes)

When they created their Remarkable Regional Malts range, the people at Douglas Laing wanted to offer their customers high-quality blended malts that embody the unique characteristics of the different whisky regions in Scotland. Rock Oyster represents the maritime island whiskies (more…)

Cambus 25yo by The Whisky Chamber (Review)

Cambus 25yo by The Whisky Chamber (Single Cask Grain Scotch Whisky Sherry Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

Not sure about you guys, but I tend to become a little reckless after a full evening of dramming at a whisky gathering. So before I left Kiel Whisky Fair in early May of this year, I went to the booth of The Whisky Chamber and bought this Cambus 25yo without even trying it. (more…)

Jura Tastival 2016 (Review)

Isle of Jura Tastival 2016 Limited Edition (Triple Sherry Finish Single Malt Scotch Whisky Islands Review Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

On June 1st, Jura will host the next round of their annual whisky festival, the frolicsome Tastival. This means that we can not only look forward to super-fun festivities at the distillery (and hopefully also other locations across the globe), but also to a new special bottling. (more…)

Douglas Laing releases Scallywag 13yo Limited Edition (News)

Scallywag 13yo by Douglas Laing's Remarkable Malts (Speyside Blended Malt Whisky Limited Edition Sherry Cask BarleyMania)

Who let the dogs out? Douglas Laing did! Today, the Glasgow-based company released the first globally available Scallywag bottling with an age statement. Like its little NAS brother, which represents the Speyside in Douglas Laing’s signature Remarkable Regional Malts (more…)

Whisky Experience – Casks & Finishes Tasting (Event)

Whisky Experience Tasting (Cask Types Finishes Scotch Single Malt Dram BarleyMania)

Due to the summer break, Whisky Experience now has a 3-month blank on its tasting schedule. For Aaron and me this will be tough. After all, we attended the fun and friendly whisky gatherings, which the company’s owner Norbert hosts in the center of Hamburg, quite often. (more…)

West Cork 12yo Sherry Cask (Review)

West Cork 12yo Sherry Cask (Irish Single Malt Whiskey Finish Tasting Notes BarleyMania)

I first stumbled across West Cork Distillers when I was looking for not-yet-discovered treasures in the world of whisk(e)y in some online shops. I ordered a bottle of their limited edition Cask Collection series with a rum finish. I really enjoyed it and so the bottle was emptied way too fast. (more…)