outdorsy drinking

July 17, 2017
by Peter Krause
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Review: Two nice discoveries from Glenrothes and Aultmore

Two nice samples came my way for the holidays, a dark and a brighter one, both really nice drams, which were highlights on the frontporch of my bungalow. Glenrothes 20 y.o. malt mountains 1997 – 2017, sherry cask, 50,3% Comment: Glenrothes … Continue reading

Tennessee Whisky Fässle

May 11, 2017
by Peter Krause
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Whisky-Fässle Spring 2017 Releases

Will Jens have picked a loser this time – I seriously doubt it. The duck breeder keeps delivering. Here are my reviews of the new releases:   Blended Malt ‘very old’ Whisky-Fässle bottled 2016, sherry butt, 45,4% Comment: Loved the … Continue reading

Pit Krause beim BR 3

March 6, 2017
by Peter Krause
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Geschenk / Buchung: Verkostung in Sachen Whisky, Whiskey und Rum (Tasting)

Bei uns sind sie richtig – das optimale Geschenk mit Niveau von der Nummer 1 in Sachen Degustationen: Unter folgendem Link finden Sie eine Vielzahl an spannenden Verkostungen, Proben, Seminare, Events und mehr: –> zu unseren Tastings (Gutscheine erhältlich)                             … 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

besonderes Geschenk Männer Whisky Seminar Tasting

June 20, 2015
by Peter Krause
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Ob Junggesellenabschied, Geburtstag oder Weihnachtsfeier – ein Tasting als besonderes Geschenk

In letzter Zeit erfreuen sich unsere Verkostungen auch bei oben genannten Feiern großer Beliebtheit. Ganz nach Ihren Wünschen stellen wir Ihnen die Welt der Edelspirits auf

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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

Gin clear

September 11, 2014
by Peter Krause
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Ginis, Maoam and Stolen Stones – Erfahrungen unseres Gin Panels

Gin ist in, als Trend in aller Munde: ein noch nicht hinreichend definiertes Lifestyle-Produkt, teils aber auch mit langer Tradition, das

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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

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

the first editions whisky

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.

Riesling is King

August 7, 2013
by Peter Krause
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Cancelled – leider kaum Teilnehmer: Der Riesling-Himmel – deutschsprachige Top-Weine (auf Wunsch mit Seafood-Dinner) am Sa., 12.10.2013

Alles Riesling … und keine Angst vor großen Weinen: Christian Thoma und Pit Krause führen Euch durch einen gemütlichen Abend im Zeichen des Rieslings

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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.

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

Glenglassaugh Decanters 30 and 45

October 25, 2011
by Peter Krause
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Review: New Glenglassaugh Monsters from the 1960ies and 1970ies

New Glenglassaugh Gems Soon to Come At the end of our wonderful visit at Glenglassaugh Distillery, Managing Director Stuart Nickerson held a nice and very generous tasting session. Among many drams (e.g. New Make, a young Californian Zinfandel Cask and … Continue reading