Golan Heights Distillery 2015 Single Malt


I’ve had this bottle for a while now, but on account of Winter I’ve been at the smokey things in my cabinet a little more, and trying to put a dent in my very long backlog of samples, but I finally got round to it this weekend. Continue reading “Golan Heights Distillery 2015 Single Malt”


“Spicy Hummus” Brewer’s Whisky


David Zibell over at the Golan Heights Distillery here in Israel has been quite busy with all kinds of interesting things, notably a 2nd Single Malt release, a brandy and this little gem. I was a little apprehensive at first, but heard from a few people that it’s extremely interesting.

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Pelter Distillery Inaugural Single Malt Whisky


This is the third Israeli single malt to come of age in recent months. This one comes from Pelter, a well established winery in the Golan Heights who have been doing some distilling on the side for some time. A few years ago they decided to make the distillery a part of the business and purchased an alembic still. Because they were already a well established business they ran their own pre-purchase program as opposed to using a crowdfunding platform.

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Golan Heights Distillery 2014 Single Malt

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This is a very exciting time for whisky lovers here in Israel. A few local distilleries have opened up and over the course of a few months their single malt spirits have finally matured for a full 3 years. While there is no law in Israel regarding the minimum age for a single malt, the distillers have all agreed among themselves to stick to the Scottish minimum.

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Golan Heights Distillery – 2 whisky liqueurs and a young whisky


Once again I’m doing something local to coincide with our Independence day. This time I’m reviewing three offerings from the Golan Heights distillery, a craft distillery in our stunning North.

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Golan Heights Distillery Golani Two Grain Israeli Whisky


In honour of our independence day I figured I’d review something local. Golani is a two grain whisky made from wheat and barley, matured for under a year in New American Oak, Cabernet Oak and  Chardonnay Oak casks. Interestingly it’s also made with a sour mash, usually more common in American whiskey production. The casks are sourced from the nearby Golan Heights Winery

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