woensdag 28 september 2011

dinsdag 27 september 2011

Single malt from....Mars !

MARS Single Malt Single Cask # 0052 of American white oak cask no: #1110 (1991.3-2009.4) 58 per cent alcohol.

Nose: delicate, green mikan mandarins, nougat, pistache icecream...

Palate: "kinako" toasted soybean flour, orange candy, hints of liquorice...

Finish: mildly sweet like carrot juice then suddenly goes dry...

Marvelous single malt…unfortunately only available at the Shinshu “Factory” distillery (TEL 0265-85-4633)

zondag 25 september 2011

Two-day Nozawa Onsen ride

Toured around the northern part of Nagano prefecture with L. von Rindomeister venturing into Andy Wood territory...lots of toges conquered - splendid "unkai" views stretching above Niigata.

zondag 18 september 2011