My top rated whiskies 1st half of 2017

So far this year I have reviewed about 100 different whiskies. Here are the top 20 based on my review score. Karuizawa 1965 Monyou...

The most popular of 2017 – so far!

We are halfway through 2017, and I thought I would stop for a moment and take stock. I realize I never did a review...

New whisky releases Norway – July 2017

On Friday July 7 we get a new batch of whiskies in the Norwegian monopoly stores, and there is plenty to look forward to...

A brief whisky news update (releases in Norway)

I just wanted to quickly share a handful of news items related to whisky releases in Norway: The Ardbeg Kelpie will be released on...

New SMWS venue opened in London 

Yesterday, on June 1, I attended the official opening of the new Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) venue in London, the Kaleidoscope Bar on Devonshire...

Nordic spirits served on SAS flight

Great to see that the airline SAS is now serving two Nordic spirits on international flights.  There's whisky from Swedish distillery Mackmyra and gin from...

New whisky releases Norway – May 2017

Hurrah for new whisky releases! These lovely drams will be on sale starting Friday May 5 at 0800. A total of 28 new releases this time around....

Ny norsk whiskyfestival arrangeres 10. juni 2017

Gjør plass i kalenderen, folkens! Den 10. juni 2017 arrangeres Sørlandet whiskyfestival for første gang. Det er Det Norske Brenneri som står bak festivalen,...

Bergen Whisky and Beer 2018 – The Homecoming!

I have just received great news from Bergen. You might recall the fabulous Whisky-Meet festival in Bergen? It ran for five years up until...

New whisky releases Norway – March 2017

Time for the second round of whisky releases in Norway for 2017. These fine drams will be on sale starting Friday March 3 at...

More Nordic whisky

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