Whisky Live Beirut At Seaside Pavilion Till October 12th

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 opportunity to sample whiskies, including premium single malts, bourbons, Scotch, Irish and Japanese whiskies. There are also 20 small-group masterclasses that will take place during the three-day event. I attended a couple last year and you get the chance to…

The Macallan Edition No. 5 Available at THE CASK & BARREL

For all single malt and specifically Macallan fans, The Macallan Edition No. 5. is out and you can order yours already from THE CASK & BARREL. There's an exclusive unveiling taking place as well on Sept 17. The Macallan Edition No. 5 is a homage to the diversity and complexity of the natural colors of The Macallan whiskies. Inspired by a coming together of whisky-making mastery and color expertise and insight, this Macallan single malt…
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Athyr: The First Lebanese Single Malt Whisky

2 months 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 months 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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Make The Call: A Fantastical Visual Metaphor Bringing Macallan’s First Ever Campaign to Life

7 months ago
There’s a good reason The Macallan is the most sought-after whisky for collectors and one of the best-selling distilleries in the world. Whether it’s its history and sense of prestige, the exceptional oak casks or ...
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Secreterre Vodka: The First Locally Produced Vodka

7 months ago
Batroun-based microbrewery and distillery Colonel has launched this week its vodka, the first to be produced in Lebanon. The vodka’s name is “Secreterre“, and will be distilled in the same distillery Colonel uses for gin, ...
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Almaza vs Beirut Beer vs Al Rayess

11 months ago
Al Rayess beer joined the latest Beirut Beer vs. Almaza battle and hit back at Beirut Beer in an epic way. As you all know, Almaza was celebrating its 85th anniversary alongside Lebanon’s 75-years of ...
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Two Lebanese Gins Worth Trying

1 year ago
For all gin fans in Lebanon, there are currently two Lebanese gins in the market, The Three Brothers Gin and Jun Lebanese Gin. 3Brothers gin was created by a group of Lebanese bartenders after years ...
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There’s a New Beer in Town: Elmir Craft Beer

1 year ago
I came across an ad on Facebook for a new craft beer called Elmir. I remember seeing it at The Garden show back in May but didn’t taste it. Apparently it’s out now but I’m ...
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Meet the Five Craft Beers Now Available in Lebanon

1 year ago
Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while, know that I enjoy a drink every now and then, especially when the drink is something special, not just your random club drink. ...
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