The Whisky Database

See the vast collection of whiskys and whiskeys from around the world

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Meet other whisky lovers, exchange knowledge and facts about whisky.

The Whisky Blog

Horst Luening tastes all the whiskys in the world. You will find everything about whisky and whiskey.

Knowledge

The Development of the Individual Taste and the Significance of Guided Whisky Tastings

Learn how your Taste memory works and what happens at professional whisky tastings.

Irish - Cask Choice and Maturation

Cask choice and Maturation Contents Cask choice and Maturation 1. Cask...

Scotch - Maturation in the cask

Read an overview about how Scottish Single Malt whisky is matured in the casks, barrels and butts. See the dunnages (warehouses) and learn about the...

Introduction to the Cask Maturation of Whisky

The Scotch whisky gets most of its unique taste from the casks it is being matured in. Find out how a cask is manufactured.

Rating the Taste of a Rare Bottling

How do you rate a whisky that you never tasted before? You will find many good tips how to decide the right whiskies for you.