Whisky

Buddel Jungs – New craft spirit store opening in Oldenburg (News)

Buddel Jungs - New craft spirit store opening in Oldenburg (Gin Whisky Whiskey Liquor Rum Drinks)

Last weekend, the Buddel Jungs craft spirit store opened its doors in the Northern German city of Oldenburg. Specializing in regional small-batch products, the well-sorted shop carries a fine selection of liquor, gin, rum and, of course, whisky as well as craft beer, wine, cheese and other treats. (more…)

“Salt – Sugar – Smoke” Tasting by The Whisky Jack (Events)

"Salt - Sugar - Smoke" Tasting by The Whisky Jack (Islands Maritime Single Malt Scotch Teaninich Isle of Jura Longrow Springbank Laphroaig Bruichladdich Octomore)

“I’m sorry, guys. But when you buy a bottle like this and keep it to yourself rather than share it with your friends, you’re a loser”, said The Whisky Jack’s Gearoid O’Callaghan last Thursday, when he popped the cork off the Octomore 08.1 (more…)

Laphroaig 16yo Directors’ Cut by Douglas Laing (Whisky)

When a whisky legend like Fred Laing, who has been working in the industry for half a century (and counting), hand-picks a cask for a special occasion, you know that liquid greatness is inbound. And indeed, I cannot think of a better term to describe this 16-year-old Laphroaig, (more…)

The Ben Nevis in Glasgow (Location)

The Ben Nevis in Glasgow (Single Malt Scotch Whisky Bar Pub Travel Visit Afterwork Dram Dramming)

While The Ben Nevis in Argyle Street is one of Glasgow’s most well-known whisky pubs, my girlfriend and I only discovered the place by happenstance. During a “hop on, hop off” tour through the city center, the voice in our headphones informed us that a highly popular dramming joint (more…)

“Nordish by Nature” with Julia Nourney at Bottle Market (Event)

Nordish By Nature Tasting at Bottle Market (Swedish Danish Single Malt Whisky Stauning Mackmyra Box Floki Event)

This year was the first time I did not only spend a single day at Bottle Market. Instead, I convinced my wife to find a nice hotel and stay in Bremen for the whole weekend. After starting slowly with a few drams on Friday evening, we returned to the fair on Saturday morning (more…)

Bottle Market 2017 incl. Amrut Masterclass (Event)

Bottle Market 2017 incl. Amrut Masterclass (Single Malt Scotch World Whisky Event Fair Bremen)

The Bottle Market in Bremen is always worth a visit! Located a mere five minutes by foot from the city’s central train station, it is super-easy to reach. And filled to the brim with the lavishly equipped tables of all kinds of indie bottlers, importers, distilleries and other spirit companies (more…)