Category Archives: – Festival

Millstone 2013-2016, Peated PX Cask, 56.6% – OB for Whisky in Leiden

Whisky in Leiden is the annual whisky festival hosted by Whiskysite.nl, or De Druiventuin, or whatever their exact name is. They’re an awesome and vast whisky shop in, you guessed it, Leiden. Ever since Whisky Live NL moved back to … Continue reading

Posted in - Festival, Millstone, Zuidam | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Beers of September

This month can only be summarized by superlatives like ‘Ridiculous’, ‘Decadent’ and ‘Superfluous’. What made this month like that was a trip to a brewery, having a few nice beers with my mate Jason, and Wouter in Amsterdam, a camping … Continue reading

Posted in - Beer, - Festival | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hielander Whisky Festival 2016

Yesterday I went to another awesome session of the Hielander Whisky Festival in Alkmaar. I took some pictures, but obviously not of everything I tried. I am far too forgetful for that, and I also don’t want to disclose my … Continue reading

Posted in - Festival, Ben Nevis, Bunnahabhain, Clynelish, Kavalan, Linkwood, Longmorn, Springbank, Tomatin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Maltstock 2015 – Saturday

I was going to say that Maltstock days begin with the most awesome breakfast ever. However, this one started with a massive headache. Not overly surprising, but most unwelcome for sure. Rehydration starts. Then came breakfast. For a couple of … Continue reading

Posted in - Festival | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Maltstock 2015 – Friday

So, Maltstock is over for another year. This weekend was riddled with beer and whisky from about 2pm on Friday, to 2am on Sunday morning/Saturday night. I wisely kept off the booze the rest of Sunday. I was allotted three … Continue reading

Posted in - Festival | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Whisky en Rum aan Zee 2014

This year saw the 9th edition of Whisky en Rum aan Zee (Whisky and Rum at Sea), not to be confused with Whisky by the Sea, and several other whisky festivals in coastal venues. Since my brother in law is … Continue reading

Posted in - American Whiskey, - Festival, - Other Distilleries, - Other Spirits, - Rum, Arran, Auchentoshan, Glen Garioch, Millstone, Zuidam | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My favourite events of 2013

Looking back at the almost gone year I remember quite a lot of whisky events. Not as many as some years ago when I visited so many festivals I couldn’t even remember them all, but the quality of each individual … Continue reading

Posted in - Distillery, - Festival, Auchentoshan, Balblair, Balvenie, BenRiach, Brora, Glen Moray, Glenmorangie, Talisker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments