Category: Dram of the Week

Dram of the week: Dec 7, 2018

“Blended Malt”, 17 y.o., 46,3%, Sherry Butt, 396 Flaschen, Snakes Series, Liquid Treasures This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Whisky Friend, Since our distillery of today’s Dram of the week is unknown, I want to speculate a bit on the different options for […]

Dram of the week: June 29, 2018

Ardbeg, 13 y.o., 54,8%, Hogshead, Cask No° 700192, 327 bottles, Ian MacLeod Distillers, Chieftain’s Series This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Friends, Today I want to tell you a bit more about probably the most valued distillery on the Isle of Islay, Ardbeg. […]

Dram of the week: June 22, 2018

Glentauchers, 14 y.o., 48%, Sherry Butt, 428 bottles, Ian MacLeod Distillers, Dun Bheagan Series This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Friends, Today, I have in my hands a bottle from a distillery that is largely unknown but has a fairly high capacity (4.2 […]

Dram of the week: June 15, 2018

“Laphroaig”, 14 y.o., 46%, Cask Number 50085, Barrel, 272 bottles,Ian MacLeod Distillers, Chieftain’s This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Friends, A lot has already been written about our distillery today – Laphroaig. Founded in 1815 originally as a small distillery only for personal […]

Dram of the week: June 8, 2018

Port Askaig, 14 y.o., 45,8%, Bourbon Cask, limited release This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Friends, Today, let me try to throw some light into the darkness that surrounds the bottlings of Port Askaig. Port Askaig is a small village located on the […]

Dram of the week: June 1, 2018

Glen Grant, 20 y.o., 46%, Rum Finish, Cask No° 93321, 262 bottles, Ian MacLeod Distillers, Chieftain’s This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Friends, Let’s all celebrate! Finally, the new 2018 bottlings from Ian MacLeod Distillers have arrived! Chieftain’s and Dun Bheagan are two […]

Dram of the week: May 25, 2018

Caol Ila, 13 y.o., 45%, first fill Bourbon and refill american casks This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Friends, In the past I’ve mentioned Caol Ila distillery once or twice. It is one of the few distilleries that hasn’t changed at all after […]

Dram of the week: May 18, 2018

Bunnahabhain, 28 y.o., 44,9%, Bourbon Cask, Entomology Serie This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Friends, I’ve written previously about today’s distillery, Bunnahabhain. I like them, it could be because Bunnahabhain is the only distillery on the Isle of Islay that does not necessarily […]

Dram of the week: May 11, 2018

Girvan, 28 y.o., 52,7%, Single Grain, Bourbon Barrel This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Friends, Today I’ll introduce it to the somewhat unknown Girvan distillery. The distillery was founded in 1963 by William Grant & Sons, the founders and owners of Glenfiddich and […]

Dram of the week: May 4, 2018

Highland Park, 13 y.o., 60,0%, First Fill Sherry Butt, Batch 18/016, 655 bottles, Connoisseurs Choice Cask Strength, Gordon & MacPhail This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Friends, A lot has already been said and written about today’s distillery, Highland Park. That’s why I […]

Dram of the week: April 27, 2018

Williamson, 6 y.o., 59,6%, Bourbon Hogshead, Entomology Series, Liquid Treasures This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Friends, Today I’d like to introduce you to the second bottling of the new Entomology series from Liquid Treasures — a Williamson. Last week we had a […]

Dram of the week: April 20, 2018

Liquid Treasures, Wardhead (vielleicht Glenfiddich?), 55,5%, 21 y.o., Bourbon Hogshead, Entomology Series This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. See more info and get the bottle! Dear Lyubomir, I’ve been waiting eagerly for this one and now it’s finally here! The new series of Liquid Treasures named Entomology. I’d like to introduce […]

Dram of the week: April 13, 2018

See more info and get the bottle! Dear Lyubomir, Our story about today’s Dram of the Week begins with a name — William Hepburn. That is the same name that Hunter Laing uses for all drams released under their Hepburn’s Choice series. William Hepburn was the grandfather in law of the director of Douglas Laing. […]

Dram of the week: April 6, 2018

See more info and get the bottle! Dear Lyubomir, I bet you will love me for this one! We are very proud to announce a new series of a dram that caused quite a stir last year — Chieftain’s Cigar Malt, a brand new 2018 bottling. Some history first — the first Chieftain’s Cigar Malt […]

Dram of the week: March 30, 2018

See more info and get the bottle! Dear Lyubomir, I’ve mentioned Ledaig before but I want to talk a little bit more about the independent bottler of today’s Ledaig — Gordon & MacPhail. The company was founded in 1895 in Elgin, in the heart of the Speyside in Scotland, at that time — a very […]

Dram of the week: March 23, 2018

See more info and get the bottle! Dear Lyubomir, Today we have another first, because today’s Dram of the week is an extraordinary whisky in every way. I am talking about a Caledonian, a distillery that has closed almost 30 years ago. Caledonian was founded in 1855 by Graham Menzies in Edinburgh and it was […]

Dram of the week: March 16, 2018

See more info and get the bottle! Dear Lyubomir, After we have celebrated a veritable FumeFest in the past few weeks, I’m now glad to present a dram that is not defined by its peat content. It comes from the Glenburgie distillery. I’ve already written a lot about this distillery in my previous reviews but […]

Dram of the week: March 9, 2018

Dear Lyubomir, In 1779, David Simson founded the Bowmore Distillery on the Isle of Islay. To this day, it is the oldest legal distillery on the island and one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. Bowmore is a distillery that places more emphasis on selling their production as single malts than on supplying it for […]

Dram of the week: March 2, 2018

Dear Lyubomir, Today I have two stories to tell you. One story is about Laphroaig, an Islay distillery founded in 1815 by Donald & Alex Johnston. It was actually built some time before that, by the father, John the Founder, who unofficially established both the Laphroaig and the neighboring Lagavulin distilleries. Today, the distillery is […]

Dram of the week: February 24, 2018

This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. Dear Lyubomir, This week I’m reviewing a mighty scary dram. Some of our independent bottlers release small batches, and these are almost always fun to experience. Whiskymax for example, with their renowned Spirit & Cask Range, series that have been part of our range since […]

Dram of the week: February 16, 2018

This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. Dear Lyubomir, Today we have a mysterious dram. The distillery was founded in 1824 by James McGregor, but there are just a handful of original bottlings, most of them from Diageo’s “Flora & Fauna” series. The last original bottling was bottled in 2016 by Scotch […]

Dram of the week: February 9, 2018

This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. Dear Lyubomir, The Miltonduff Distillery was founded in 1824 by Andrew Peary and Robert Bain in Morayshire, Elgin. It is one of the first licensed Scottish distilleries. It had been majorly upgraded and expanded two times — in the 1930s and in the 1970s, which […]

Dram of the week: February 2, 2018

This email is in English and German. Für unten Deutsch blättern. Dear Lyubomir, Small expert niche companies like us are nothing without good business partners who guarantee us first-hand access to exceptional bottlings. So this week, I would like to introduce one of these partners to you. Kirsch Whisky, THE HOUSE OF WHISKIES, is a family […]

Dram of the week: Sep 15, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: Sep 8, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: Sep 1, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: Aug 25, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: Aug 18, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: Aug 11, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: Aug 4, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: July 28, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: July 21, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: July 7, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: June 30, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: June 23, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: June 16, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: June 9, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: June 2, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: May 26, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: May 16, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: May 12, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: May 5, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: April 28, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: April 21, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: April 14, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: April 7, 2017

This email is in English und auf Deutsch. Hello, I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei […]

Dram of the week: Mar 31, 2017

In recent years, my dear whisky friend, I’ve noticed that more and more distilleries are sprouting all around the world. Most of them are not worth mentioning, but last week I found a ray of hope! And in a rather unusual country for whisky I’d say – Switzerland! Langatun is a Swiss distillery — a […]

Dram of the week – Mar 17, 2017

Hello , I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei einem Tasting ganz besonders von sich beeindruckt […]

Dram of the week – Mar 10, 2017

Hello , I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei einem Tasting ganz besonders von sich beeindruckt […]

Dram of the week – Mar 03, 2017

Hello , I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei einem Tasting ganz besonders von sich beeindruckt […]

Dram of the week – Feb 24, 2017

Hello , I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei einem Tasting ganz besonders von sich beeindruckt […]

Dram of the week – Feb 17, 2017

Hello , I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei einem Tasting ganz besonders von sich beeindruckt […]

Dram of the week – Feb 10, 2017

Hello , I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei einem Tasting ganz besonders von sich beeindruckt […]

Dram of the week – Feb 03, 2017

Hello , I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei einem Tasting ganz besonders von sich beeindruckt […]

Dram of the week – Jan 27, 2017

Hello , I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei einem Tasting ganz besonders von sich beeindruckt […]

Dram of the week – Jan 20, 2017

Hello , I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei einem Tasting ganz besonders von sich beeindruckt […]

Dram of the week

Hello , I’m Manfred — the resident whisky connoisseur expert at The Luxembourgish Cask Selection. Each week I’ll share with you a dram that I tried and loved. Ich bin Manfred. Ich bin der Whisky-Experte bei “The luxembourgish cask selection”. Ich werde ihnen jede Woche einen Whisky vorstellen, der mich bei einem Tasting ganz besonders von sich beeindruckt […]