Brasserie Almaza Majority Ownership Back to the Jabre Family

Almaza shared some pretty exciting news today, as Philippe Jabre, the third generation Jabre family member, has now the majority stake in the company after having acquired it from Heineken who "will remain a minority shareholder and will continue to provide access to international brands and technical expertise". Almaza was founded in 1933 by the Jabre family in 1933 and has been for as long as I can remember Lebanon's favorite beer. The decision by…

Riachi Winery & Distillery Launches Exclusive ATHYR 8 Year Old Cask Strength Edition

Two years ago, Riachi Winery & Distillery launched Athyr: the first ever Lebanese single malt, and since then have released a double aged "Cedarwood Finish", a "Norway Exclusive" matured with virgin Lebanese white oak and most recently the long-awaited 8-year old cask distillery exclusive release. This distillery exclusive bottle is a Lebanese oak release bottled at cask strength and limited to 236 bottles. For those interested, reach out to Riachi on their FB page. In…
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Glenbey Scotch Whisky: Born in Scotland, Raised in Lebanon

7 months ago
Ets. Antoine Massoud & Domaine Des Tourelles have recently launched Glenbey: The first ever Scotch whiskey with a Lebanese Signature. Glenbey is a blended scotch made from a mixture of barley malt and wheat and ...
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IXSIR’s Grande Réserve Rosé 2018 Voted Best Rosé Of The World

11 months ago
More than 190,000 wine professionals and enthusiasts from 115 countries weighed in, casting some 3 million votes against 204,675 different wines. After this voting period, the top 100 in each category went on to be ...
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Lebanon Needs You to Buy Its Wines

1 year ago
Bloomberg shared an article promoting Lebanese wines to its readers and shared links to shops where some bottles can be found abroad, but they forgot to mention the ultimate website for buying Lebanese wines, 209lebanesewine.com ...
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Booze Bumps: Next Level Chocolate Truffles

2 years ago
If you’re a fan of Chocolate truffles, you’re gonna love Boozebumps! Alcohol-infused goodness rolled into bite-sized balls including your favorite drinks and cocktails (there’s even Arak 😍). Boozebumps is a local business that was started ...
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Whisky Live Beirut At Seaside Pavilion Till October 12th

2 years ago
Whisky Live Beirut is back for the fourth year in a row at the Seaside Pavilion from October 10th till October 12th. More than 60 specialist producers, distributors and suppliers will be offering you the ...
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The Macallan Edition No. 5 Available at THE CASK & BARREL

2 years ago
For all single malt and specifically Macallan fans, The Macallan Edition No. 5. is out and you can order yours already (Email: tc_b@g-vincenti.com.lb) from THE CASK & BARREL. There’s an exclusive unveiling taking place as ...
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Athyr: The First Lebanese Single Malt Whisky

2 years ago
We have a first Lebanese single malt whisky and it’s looking pretty awesome. Athyr is made with Lebanese malted barley and aged in new Lebanese oak. The first batch will be bottled at 56.1% cask ...
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Wata: A Lebanese Cider

2 years ago
I always thought it was weird that cider is not that popular in Lebanon, knowing that apples account for 1/4 of the total fruit production of the country. Wata is the first Lebanese cider I ...
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