The Gin(ny) and The One!

Lakes TTNovember 26th. This was the night for the Twitter tasting from Lakes Distillery. Everyone could follow, or can dive ( when they can’t stand the curiosity into history of this evening using #LakesDistillery.

On this cold evening, me and few other selected whisky enthusiasts were thrilled to be part of something magical. The magic of Gin & The One of Lakes Distillery.

 

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Part 1: William James “Bill” Murray, My Hero!

Part 1.

Bill Murray has been one of my favorite actors since ….. for ever.  I can’t really explain why, but for some reason Bill has some magnetic field around him that pulls me right to him. Admitting that I haven’t seen every movie he has a role in, I’m curious about the man who pops up at occasions, everywhere, like a hero, on weddings, ice-cream shops, etcetera. Continue reading

Meet Ger Buckley, Master Cooper

Ger Buckley B&WRecently I had the privilege to ask Ger Buckley, Master Cooper of Midleton Distillery some “serious” questions. I’ve met him during my stay at The Whiskey Academy in Ireland.

When you’re ever in the opportunity to shake this man’s hand with the opportunity to have a little chat, do it! Do not hesitate, just go for it. An amazing man, with amazing stories and an amazing strength.

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Tyrconnell 10 Year Madeira, oeh la la

This Tyrconnell 10 Year Madeira is just magnifique. That’s the first word that came to mind after the first shiver in my nose. This one sample that I had in my possession, wasn’t enough. That means I need more, much more. Now I’ve got a need for more. But have to settle with the sample for this moment. Enough whisky in the world or should I say whiskey to explore.

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Bowmore Small Batch & Glenfiddich Millennium Vintage 2012 tasting notes

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A while ago, I was talking to Femke Tijtsma Sijtsma, one of the rare whisky women in my list of contacts. I don’t mean to be degrading or so, it’s just a fact that for some or other reason, women are a rarity in the whisky world.

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The Benromach Vintage 1976

_DSC0361You are probably very curious about the vintage after reading about the Benromach 10 yr.  I was born in the year 1979 and consider myself vintage. Flipping the 9 and you get 1976.

1976 is the year, Apple Computer Company is founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne and 1976 is the year Sony brings the Betamax cassette on the market ….

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