1. November 2018
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für VERKOSTUNGEN UND EVENTS 2018 / 2019

VERKOSTUNGEN UND EVENTS 2018 / 2019

Unsere Tastings (Whisky, Whiskey, Rum, etc.) – ideale Geschenke für Kenner Wenn Ihr das Besondere sucht, kompetent und kurzweilig von Experten moderiert, nichts von der Stange, keine Eventagentur oder Verkaufsveranstaltung … dann seid Ihr hier richtig. Seit 20 Jahren veranstalten … Weiterlesen

23. September 2018
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Weihnachtsrum mit neuem Rezept 2018: jetzt reservieren – kommt pünktlich zum Fest!

Weihnachtsrum mit neuem Rezept 2018: jetzt reservieren – kommt pünktlich zum Fest!

Bestell-Link (The Cursed Danube Doubloon):  https://goo.gl/forms/zbTEjlPkz9ku4vs13 Der Erfolg der ersten vier X-Mas-Rums – die ‚Pirates of the Danubian I. – IV. – ruthlessly robbed from several ships‘ hat uns völlig begeistert aber auch überrascht, weshalb nicht jeder immer seine Beute … Weiterlesen

15. März 2016
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: ARDBEG ‚Dark Cove‘ Committee Release 55%

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 … Weiterlesen

11. September 2014
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Ginis, Maoam and Stolen Stones – Erfahrungen unseres Gin Panels

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

6. März 2014
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Whisky from next door: Tasting Fellows (Independent Bottler)

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

6. Januar 2014
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: New First Editions Bottlings

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

31. August 2013
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Glenglassaugh Massandra Collection

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

25. August 2013
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: New Whisky-Fässle Bottlings (Glen Keith, Bowmore, Tamdhu, Auchroisk, Bunnahabhain, Clynelish)

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:

23. Juli 2013
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Archives: New Bottlings (Fishes of Samoa) Reviewed – Tormore, Bunnahabhain, Glenfarclas)

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:

10. Juni 2013
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für TV: Pit visited ‚Wir in Bayern‘ with some nice bottles

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.

13. Januar 2013
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Whiskyseminar ‚A World of Whisky‘ (1. Februar in Regensburg)

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

25. Dezember 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Merry Christmas with five Drams

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

25. November 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Laphroaig 17 y.o. ‚Fights‘ from 1995

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

11. November 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Unser Weihnachtsgeschenk-Tipp: Herrenabend – deluxe: Whisky, Steaks und scharfe Klingen

Unser Weihnachtsgeschenk-Tipp: Herrenabend – deluxe: Whisky, Steaks und scharfe Klingen

DAS Geschenk für Männer: unsere ‚Alternativ-Veranstaltung‘ zu Weiberfasching am 7. Februar 2013, ein wahrer Herrenabend mit fantastischen Genüssen.

4. Oktober 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Four more Littlemill

Review: Four more Littlemill

First of all, sorry for the few posts recently. We had a terrible death in the family (R.I.P. Thomas, age 43), some mandatory tasting sessions and two television gigs – so there

21. September 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Two Ardbeg from Sherry Casks

Review: Two Ardbeg from Sherry Casks

From the new Society releases again, here are two nice Ardbeg in a head-to-head. You are in for a surpise when you read the outcome. But be quick, I guess they are as good as gone already.

19. September 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für A Dream of a Bowmore – The 1957 with 54 years of age

A Dream of a Bowmore – The 1957 with 54 years of age

It is a superlative bottling in many ways: the oldest ever bottled Bowmore (54 years old), the most expensive on the shelves (100.000 Pound), only 12 bottles outturn (two of

16. September 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Speed-Tasting two Laphroaig SMWS

Review: Speed-Tasting two Laphroaig SMWS

You sometimes have to be quick to get your hands on the sought-after SMWS releases. Quite a load of Society samples have piled up here recently (thanks Ralf), so let’s do some

10. September 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Glenfarclas 2001 OB ‚The Family Casks‘ for Potstill, First-fill Sherry Cask 2819

Review: Glenfarclas 2001 OB ‚The Family Casks‘ for Potstill, First-fill Sherry Cask 2819

Glenfarclas has always been a reliable source for good Speyside whisky out of ex-sherry casks. Let’s have another one of Grant’s Finest from 2001, imported by Potstill (Vienna). Mario

8. September 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: An Englishman in Bordeaux – Thompson’s Brandy

Review: An Englishman in Bordeaux – Thompson’s Brandy

Every region in France has its own Eau-de-Vie, but haven’t you ever wondered what that would be in France’s famous Bordeaux appellation? As Bordeaux wines sell comparatively well,

4. September 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für … and the winner is / vier Plätze in der Whiskytram noch frei

… and the winner is / vier Plätze in der Whiskytram noch frei

Im Kontext unserer Tasting-Einladungen haben wir Ende Juli wieder einen Gewinn ausgelobt. Jeder, der slowdrink.de auf facebook ‚geliked‘ hat, nahm daran teil. Gebt

31. August 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Glen Garioch 36 y.o. Douglas Laing Platinum 1967

Review: Glen Garioch 36 y.o. Douglas Laing Platinum 1967

After so many new releases I felt like having a classic. My search on the sample shelves found an end with this 1967 Garioch. Some of the 1960 distillates from there are

26. August 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Quick Post: White Rabbit Saloon 120th Anniversary – The New Jack Daniel’s Limited Release

Quick Post: White Rabbit Saloon 120th Anniversary – The New Jack Daniel’s Limited Release

Jack Daniel’s (owned by Brown Forman) keeps the collectors on their toes. They have now released a new limited edition bottle to celebrate the 120th Anniversary of the White Rabbit Saloon in

23. August 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Allt-a-Bhainne 18 y.o. MoS 1992

Review: Allt-a-Bhainne 18 y.o. MoS 1992

How many Allt-a-Bhainne have you tasted so far? Built only in 1975, this distillery was intended to predominantly produce for Chivas blends (like almost all distilleries) and was very rarely

20. August 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Macallan 21 y.o. Malts of Scotland 1990 Fino Cask

Review: Macallan 21 y.o. Malts of Scotland 1990 Fino Cask

Macallan is always a fine spirit, but it makes me even happier being able to try older versions from Sherry casks – finer oak, so to speak ;). The release I am sampling today

11. August 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Glenturret 34 y.o. Maltbarn 1977

Review: Glenturret 34 y.o. Maltbarn 1977

Glenturret can be inconsistent in quality, but there are great ones out there as well, for example this one. Let’s give another dram from Scotland’s oldest distillery

9. August 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Quick Post: Slowdrink-Tasting in Biberach on October 6th, 2012

Quick Post: Slowdrink-Tasting in Biberach on October 6th, 2012

Just a quick teaser for this year’s tasting and whisky-fair in Biberach (Whisky-Fest Biberach 2012) on October 6th: check out the line-up for our slowdrink-Masterclass

7. August 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Tormore 16 y.o. Whisky-Doris 1995

Review: Tormore 16 y.o. Whisky-Doris 1995

Not often do I get Tormore Single Malt, so this is exciting. Some of the old bottlings were decent to good, but some also disappointed. This bottling was released in memoriam

4. August 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Brora 32 y.o. OB

Review: Brora 32 y.o. OB

A shorter note today, but one of a very famous bottling: the highly acclaimed Brora 32 y.o. – I could try this at a friend’s house (thanks, Michael) after a nice dinner last night. This dram was the perfect

29. Juli 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Slowdrink-Event: 25. Tasting des Regensburger Whisky- und Weinclubs

Slowdrink-Event: 25. Tasting des Regensburger Whisky- und Weinclubs

28. Juli 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Slowdrink-Event bei Munich Spirits: Dram in a Tram II.

Slowdrink-Event bei Munich Spirits: Dram in a Tram II.

… Whisky in einer historischen Straßenbahn mit Tour – absolutes Highlight: Dram in a Tram II. (Sa., 15. September 2012) –> High-End Whisky-Tasting bei einer Straßenbahntour durch München <–

25. Juli 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Stunner-Alarm: Longmorn 35 y.o. Douglas Laing Platinum 1968

Stunner-Alarm: Longmorn 35 y.o. Douglas Laing Platinum 1968

Time for a stunner again. The whisky in this review left everyone at our tasting table speechless: It was a Longmorn from the glory days. These bottlings have

22. Juli 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Glenrothes 30 y.o. The Macphail’s Collection, 43%

Review: Glenrothes 30 y.o. The Macphail’s Collection, 43%

The Macphail’s Collection stands for great old whisky at an afordable price and can still be found on some shelves. This Glenrothes version is one of the winners within this range.

20. Juli 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Five Teenage Highland Park

Review: Five Teenage Highland Park

It is hard not to like Highland Park and there are only few releases that disappoint. This allrounder of the whisky world works its charms on everyone. However, now is the time to still get some affordable bottles

19. Juli 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Two Isle of Skye Drams (50 y.o. and 24 y.o.)

Review: Two Isle of Skye Drams (50 y.o. and 24 y.o.)

The idea of a blend and Skye doesn’t quite match as there is only the Talisker Distillery on the island. However, this doesn’t mean that other whiskies can’t be put into the mix under such a name. More than a … Weiterlesen

17. Juli 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Sherriffs BOWMIST Finest West Highland Whisky

Review: Sherriffs BOWMIST Finest West Highland Whisky

Following up on yesterday’s four Bowmore I pulled out an old whisky from the 1960ies/70ies, most probably a blend with a lot of Bowmore in it, called Bowmist (Sherriff’s version). The label actually says ‚distilled and matured at Bowmore‘, so … Weiterlesen

16. Juli 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Four nice Bowmore

Review: Four nice Bowmore

Some Bowmore samples have piled up here, one was even taken straight from the cask (thanks, I feel honoured). With this Islay distillery you should taste before you buy as it

15. Juli 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Yesterday’s Wine Tasting: Some Impressions

Yesterday’s Wine Tasting: Some Impressions

Yesterday we had a wonderful event here at ’slowdrink-central‘, a wine tasting with 15 guests, 15 wines and a chef. Actually planned as a garden tasting, we had to go inside as the weather didn’t allow for that. The wines … Weiterlesen

30. Juni 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Littlemill 1988 Whisky-Fässle (ex-Sherry)

Review: Littlemill 1988 Whisky-Fässle (ex-Sherry)

Quite some Littlemill releases are popping up these days, and most of them really convinced me with a lovely yet unusual profile, like those, for example. Today I am going for a 1988 version out of a Sherry Cask – … Weiterlesen

17. Juni 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Mortlach 50 y.o. G&M 1942

Review: Mortlach 50 y.o. G&M 1942

After we had visited Mortlach distillery, fellow Malt Maniac Ulf Buxrud pulled out a magic bottle to celebrate his birthday with us: a 1942 Mortlach (war years)! What a generous gesture, thank you Ulf! You requested some notes, so here … Weiterlesen

9. Juni 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: Three Cragganmore (MoS, First Editions and SMWS)

Review: Three Cragganmore (MoS, First Editions and SMWS)

Before I am flying to Scotland to meet up with most of the other Malt Maniacs for the 15th Anniversary, I am going to review three Cragganmore, another

6. Juni 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: A Malt Maniac Award Winner (GlenDronach 1972 Cask 712)

Review: A Malt Maniac Award Winner (GlenDronach 1972 Cask 712)

Glendronach is a true Single Malt by definition, it has a unique taste profile (loads of geranium earth, dry sherry, cooked wine, soy sauce) that sets it apart.

4. Juni 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Review: A Legend from Port Ellen

Review: A Legend from Port Ellen

We all know by know how great Port Ellen can be. They age very well but also rock in their youth although it is getting harder and harder to obtain good bottles from that era. Today I want to review … Weiterlesen

2. Juni 2012
von Peter Krause
Kommentare deaktiviert für Ardbeg-Day Review: Unbottled 1975 and 1998 Sherry Casks from the Distillery

Ardbeg-Day Review: Unbottled 1975 and 1998 Sherry Casks from the Distillery

It is Ardbeg Day – finally. What a big machinery of viral/guerrilla marketing was revved up for that to refuel the cult-like following of this wonderful distillery. So be it, it was done well, let’s join in.