Pit Krause beim BR 3

August 25, 2016
by Peter Krause
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Verkostungen, Tasting-Seminare und Events 2016 – ständig aktualisiert

Hier findet Ihr unsere kommenden Veranstaltungen (stets offen für Neulinge trotz Clubs privater Natur – wir arbeiten gemeinnützig ohne Gewinnabsicht, um Freunde flüssiger Genüsse zu treffen, Kosten zu minimieren und besondere Abfüllungen probieren zu können). Hierzu laden wir herzlich ein. … Continue reading

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August 25, 2016
by Peter Krause
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Clubwhisky 2016 – Weltpremiere IPA-Spirit (jetzt reservieren)!

Bei unseren Clubabfüllungen wollen wir immer etwas ganz Besonderes für Euch in die Flasche bringen. Nach großen Erfolgen der Vorjahre (danke für die Spitzenbewertungen bis 95+ Punkte) sind wir stolz, Euch eine Weltpremiere in ihrer Art – wie immer zum Selbstkostenpreis – anbieten … Continue reading

Highland Cattle yummie

June 30, 2016
by Peter Krause
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Guest Report: Crazy Tasting Session by our Friends

Some days ago, a few slowdrinkers gathered in the Bavarian town of Moosburg for a special dramming session. I am extremely delighted that they sent us their notes – of course partly in pseudo-Tyrolean style . Read what Florian J., … Continue reading

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March 15, 2016
by Peter Krause
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Review: ARDBEG ‘Dark Cove’ Committee Release 55%

This new bottling – said to be the darkest Ardbeg ever – meets high expectations. Many Ardnuts love the really rare sherry-cask expressions. The ‘Dark Cove’ is only partly matured in such casks, but this worked well for the Uigeadail … Continue reading

Peter Pit Krause Tasting

November 16, 2015
by Peter Krause
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Geschenktipp: Verkostung in Sachen Whisky, Rum, Craft Bier und mehr – das besondere Tasting

Wenn Sie noch ein besonderes Präsent suchen, das mit Sicherheit begeistert, dann verschenken Sie das Erlebnis eines Tastings – von Experten mit Herzblut moderiert, feinste Auswahl zum Selbstkostenpreis, qualitativ ohne Kompromiss (kein Event-Agentur-Mist). Seit 20 Jahren haben wir nie enttäuscht. … Continue reading

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May 6, 2015
by Peter Krause
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Review: Caol Ila 10 y.o. for McWhisky

In celebration of  the first five years the German whisky shop McWhisky.com released a commemorative Caol Ila. In fact, such bottlings become fewer because it is becoming hard to get desired casks as an independent bottler, esp. peated Islay drams. … Continue reading

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September 11, 2014
by Peter Krause
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Quick Review of recent SMWS Bottlings for Germany

The Society bottlings sell out very quickly (because they usually perform very well), which makes it necessary for me to release notes shortly after they arrive. So I keep

Ente Laptop Hipster Duck

September 11, 2014
by Peter Krause
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The Duck Breeder keeps on amazing us – New Bottlings by Whisky-Fässle

Our friend Jens Unterweger allowed me to sample his latest releases. This really nice, knowledgeable and ‘down to earth’ guy has had a good hand in choosing amazing

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August 17, 2014
by Peter Krause
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Review: More New Hepburn’s Choice Bottlings

Without further ado, we just tasted the latest Single Cask releases of the new Indie-bottler Hepburn’s Choice (Laing Brothers). For older bottlings and information, click here and here.

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July 30, 2014
by Peter Krause
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Review: New Hepburn’s Choice Releases

As written here, this new single cask series with 46% abv. really made an impact – affordable drams with lots of (distillery-) character and quality. Let’s see if Langside

littlemill holy crab preview

June 28, 2014
by Peter Krause
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Review: Great New Archives Bottlings (Bunnahabhain 1990, Glen Keith 1992, Glen Spey 1988 and three Littlemill from 1988, 1989 and 1990)

Hooorrraaayy – our friends from the Netherlands have just released their new bottlings. These new Samoan fishes and crabs left me impressed like Robben, I have to admit. Let me share my quick tasting notes

Bavarian Duck

May 12, 2014
by Peter Krause
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Whiskyfässle-Review: Miltonduff 1995 and Ledaig 2005

Whenever Jens Unterweger announces new bottlings to come I wonder which ducks the bottles will show. I have made the suggestion “roasted” or “SM” already, hopefully

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March 7, 2014
by Peter Krause
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A new Blockbuster: Hepburn’s Choice

In times of crazy whisky prices we need affordable and good daily drams. If this is what you are looking for, the following series called Hepburn’s Choice is hard to beat

Glen Keith Tasting Fellows

March 6, 2014
by Peter Krause
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Whisky from next door: Tasting Fellows (Independent Bottler)

When I learnt about this project, I loved it from the start. A group of friends decided to bottle their own – hence the name “Tasting Fellows“. As you might know, it

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March 5, 2014
by Peter Krause
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Tasting: Summer-Jamboree vor dem Vatertag (28. Mai bei Ziegler – Feine Kost) – meine Whisky-, Rum- und Cognac-Specials

Wir haben in den Sommer verschoben – wer da nicht dabei ist, insbesondere zu diesem fairen Preis, dem ist nicht mehr zu helfen. Pit holt zehn seiner ganz besonderen Flaschen aus seiner Kollektion, um sie

first editions single malt range

January 6, 2014
by Peter Krause
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Review: New First Editions Bottlings

Andrew Laing’s new bottlings have sat on my shelf for a while, now let’s taste them. I went through the releaes twice. Overall, the quality is good and some

Samoan Fish

January 6, 2014
by Peter Krause
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Review: New Archive Bottlings (fishes n’ stuff)

Due to a lot of tastings we held in the last months, the time for notes didn’t present itself. However, I keep my tasting book anyway and sometimes manage to

GlenGlassaugh Massandra series Collection

August 31, 2013
by Peter Krause
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Review: Glenglassaugh Massandra Collection

Glenglassaugh from way back, always a treat. I wanted to try the Massandra Collection (more information here and there – and there are even some videos about

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August 25, 2013
by Peter Krause
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Review: New Whisky-Fässle Bottlings (Glen Keith, Bowmore, Tamdhu, Auchroisk, Bunnahabhain, Clynelish)

Our friend Jens Unterweger has proven time and again that he has a fine nose for finding the best cask out of a series. Did he do it again? Read my review here:

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August 7, 2013
by Peter Krause
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Review: Recent ‘First Editions’-Bottlings (Littlemill, Bladnoch, Miltonduff, Caperdonich, Glen Elgin, Bunnahabhain and Clynelish)

Andrew Laing’s new series is not yet widely known but his bottlings are really noteworthy (find some reviews here, there, there, there, there, there and there). Today I am tasting seven recent bottlings.

Row of SMWS Bottles

July 26, 2013
by Peter Krause
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Speedtasting the new SMWS-Releases (June/July 2013)

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society has gained a well-deserved good reputation as an independent bottler. Here are their new releases in a quick review:

Samoan Fish

July 23, 2013
by Peter Krause
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Archives: New Bottlings (Fishes of Samoa) Reviewed – Tormore, Bunnahabhain, Glenfarclas)

On such a hot day it is time for fish – let’s try the long expected new series by our friends at whiskybase.com / Archives called ‘The Fishes of Samoa’ with their beautiful labels:

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July 23, 2013
by Peter Krause
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New Maltman Releases: Mortlach 22 y.o., Glenrothes 18 y.o., Arran 16 y.o. and a Ledaig cask sample

After a while, I am back for tasting sessions because my health really improved and my “system” is tuned again. So let’s start out with the new Maltman bottlings, which could convince recently. I hope you enjoy these reviews and … Continue reading

Pit Krause beim BR 3

June 10, 2013
by Peter Krause
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TV: Pit visited ‘Wir in Bayern’ with some nice bottles

Check out the show if you missed it on April 23rd, it was great fun to introduce new people to whisky. Thanks to the friendly BR-Team for their support.

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May 12, 2013
by Peter Krause
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Slowdrink-Whiskyabend bei Munich Spirits – Fine Old Drams in Fassstärke

Bitte klickt auf folgenden Link zum Einladungs-pdf (am 6. Juni): Einladung Juni 2013 Munich Spirits and slowdrink

Storm in Glass

January 13, 2013
by Peter Krause
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Whiskyseminar ‘A World of Whisky’ (1. Februar in Regensburg)

A World of Whisky Zielgruppe: Einsteiger und Fortgeschrittene gleichermaßen (sehr gute Tropfen, für jeden etwas dabei) Zeit/Ort: Freitag, 1. Februar 2013 um 20:00 Uhr in

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December 25, 2012
by Peter Krause
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Merry Christmas with five Drams

As a Christmas warm-up, I could try some nice drams yesterday. I simply browsed through the sample cabinet and picked up some whiskies I was in the mood for, so

Bowmore in storm from poster

November 26, 2012
by Peter Krause
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Review: A 23 y.o. Bowmore from 1989 (Sherry Cask)

What a cool label and what an enticing colour this new Agency bottling has! I was very curious to try this 23 y.o. sherried Bowmore a week ago. Since then it received

Laphroaig Distillery

November 25, 2012
by Peter Krause
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Review: Laphroaig 17 y.o. ‘Fights’ from 1995

Laphroaig is one of the most reliable distilleries. When it comes to Bourbon cask Laph, I never had a real letdown so far. Today I am having a medium-aged

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November 23, 2012
by Peter Krause
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Review: An Austrian Bunnie from 1991

Austria has proven to be whisky-savvy many times. This rings true once again in the case of the Single Cask Collection, Austria’s independent bottler. They