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Nordic Whisky #160 – Eiktyrne Småfat Cognacfat nr. 3002

Eiktyrne Småfat Cognacfat nr. 3002, 4 YO, 54,9 % OK, so you have tried single cask whiskies. Very limited number of bottles, right? We're typically...

Nordic Whisky #131 – Eiktyrne Sokin og Eikin Sauternes Finish

Eiktyrne Sokin og Eikin Sauternes Finish, 4 YO, 48,3 % Eiktyrne is the whisky brand used by Det Norske Brenneri ("The Norwegian Distillery") in Grimstad,...

Nordic Whisky #128 – Gjoleid Praksis 1.2

Gjoleid Praksis 1.2, 4 YO, 47,2 % Here is the third new release from Arcus, under the brand Gjoleid. I have already reviewed the Gjoleid Blindpassasjeren...

Nordic Whisky #127 – Gjoleid Blindpassasjeren

Gjoleid Blindpassasjeren, 4 YO, 47 % Here is the second new Norwegian whisky in two weeks. Not bad, not bad at all! Again I am looking...

Nordic Whisky #126 – Gjoleid Praksis 1.1

Gjoleid Praksis 1.1, 4 YO, 47,4 % Finally the wait is over. We have new products released from Norwegian distillery (giant) Arcus, under the brand...

Nordic Whisky #112 – Eiktyrne Småfat Cognacfat nr. 1045

Eiktyrne Småfat Cognacfat nr. 1045, 3 YO, 51 % It is still quite rare to see new releases of Norwegian single malt whisky. A few...

Visiting Det Norske Brenneri

Introduction Just a few days ago I finally got to visit the distillery that started the modern day whisky adventure in Norway. Det Norske Brenneri ('The...

You can be a cask owner

Have you ever wanted to own a cask of your very own, unique whisky? How would you even go about purchasing a cask, and...

Arctic whisky festival and Baltic whisky cruise

The whisky festival season is already well under way, and we are only half way through January. 2016 is looking good so far, I...

The world’s first Arctic whisky distillery officially opened

On Tuesday, September 22, I was invited to attend the official opening of the world's first Arctic whisky distillery. Actually it is an Arctic...

Nordic Whisky #50 – Audny Series 3 Single Cask

Audny Series 3 Single Cask, 4 YO, 46 % This is the third release in the Audny series from Norwegian Distillery Det Norske Brenneri (formerly...

Myken Distillery’s first product (almost) ready!

The young Norwegian whisky distillery on the tiny island of Myken is now (almost) ready to launch their first product. It will not be...
A whisky nerd from Norway. Always ready to explore new whiskies, distilleries and festivals.

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Old Pulteney 15 YO

Old Pulteney 15 YO, 46 % Old Pulteney is revamping their entire core range this year. New packaging, new labels and mostly new products. The...

Balblair 1969

Balblair 1969, 43 YO, 41.4 % This is the Balblair 1969 Vintage, 1st release. It was distilled in 1969, obviously, and bottled in 2012. A...

Balblair 2000

Balblair 2000, ~16 YO, 46 % The Balblair 2000 Vintage, 2nd release, was bottled in 2017. It has been matured in American oak 1st fill...

anCnoc 24 YO

anCnoc 24 YO, 46 % Today I can review a rather old whisky from the Knockdhu Distillery. You might already know that they sell their...

Old Pulteney 12 YO

Old Pulteney 12 YO, 40 % The Old Pulteney 12 YO has been around for years, but earlier this year it was relaunched in brand...
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