Worldwide Whisky Bars: Directory Development

After what Chris wrote about different whisky bars around the world and him dreaming of going and visiting them all, you flooded us with emails and Twitter messages recommending your favourite whisky-filled watering holes. Awesome work guys! Special thanks to Håvard Eide from Norway and Robert Ransom from Glenfarclas distillery (as I told you before, Glenfarclas people will be godfathers to my children).

The natural way for this to evolve now is for us to create a directory. And all the fancy modern IT and Geographic Information Systems mean that it can be much more fun than just a dry list. Let’s stick it all on a huge map, shall we? THIS is a very rough draft I have been working on. Please go and have a look, tell me what you think. Is it a good idea?

And now the most important thing. If the directory is to be serious, we need more and more places there = we need your help. Please let us know of any decent whisky/whiskey bars you know or heard of and we will check them all out and put them on the map/directory. This is what we have so far:

  1. Dr. Jekyll’s Pub – Oslo, Norway
  2. Under Bar – Oslo, Norway
  3. Republic Pub – Lillestrøm, Norway
  4. Grand Terminus – Bergen, Norway
  5. Kruts Karport – Kopenhagen, Denmark
  6. Kastrup Strandpark – Denmark
  7. Hielander – Alkmaar, The Netherlands
  8. L & B Café – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  9. The Brandy Library – New York City, USA
  10. D.B.A – New York City, USA
  11. Birds of a Feather – Baltimore, MD, USA
  12. Char No. 4 – Brooklyn, USA
  13. Pint’s Pub – Denver, CO, USA
  14. Duke of Perth – Chicago, USA
  15. The Dam Pub – Ontario, Canada
  16. The Shebeen Whisky House – Vancouver, Canada
  17. The Feathers Pub – Toronto, Canada
  18. The Highlander – Singapore
  19. Malt Vault – Singapore
  20. Bar Nemo – Tokyo, Japan
  21. L’arrière-cour – Taipei, Taiwan
  22. The Canny Man – Hong Kong
  23. The Britons Protection – Manchester, England
  24. The Mash Tun – Aberlour, Scotland
  25. The Highlander Inn – Craigellachie, Scotland

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Another interesting thing I have for you today is that the ‘Malt Vault’ bar in Singapore has just acquired the whole range of Glenfarclas Family Cask bottlings (43 Single Cask whiskies, with one for each year from 1952 to 1994), and are now selling all of them by dram. There are only three bars in the world that do that, the other two being The Mash Tun in Aberlour, Scotland and Bar Nemo, in Tokyo.

Wondering if they offer discounts if you want to taste them all…

Lucas

Comments

  1. If you are ever in amsterdam: check out #8 on the list, the single most impressing whisky bar I’ve ever been in – over 1000 bottles of malt….. so little time, so many bottles to taste!

    Btw: it’s Lillestrøm, not Liiestrøm

  2. You must have the Potstill in Glasgow – tremendous selection and very reasonably priced:

    http://www.scotchwhisky.net/bars/potstill.htm

    Keep up the good work,

    T

  3. Hi guys,
    my 2 cents:
    Akkurat – Stockolm
    Pot Still – Glasgow

    ciao from italy
    davide

  4. Hi guys,
    my 2 cents:
    Akkurat – Stockolm
    Pot Still – Glasgow

    ciao from italy
    davide
    Forgot to write good post! Looking forward to seeing your next one!

  5. I think Myself and Lucas will be making a wee daytrip to Glasgow very soon! Cheers for the suggestions guys.

  6. Hi there,

    some remarkable bars in Germany and Switzerland:

    - Saxo-Bar, Remscheid (voted Germany’s best whisky bar in 2008)
    - Union Jack, Berlin
    - Algonquin, Mannheim
    - Dead End, Aschaffenburg
    - Green Sheep, Darmstadt

    - Devil’s Place, St. Moritz, Switzerland in the Guiness Book as biggest whisky bar with over 2500 whiskies.
    - Smallest Whisky Bar on Earth, Sta. Maria, Switzerland (also in the Guiness book… ;-)

    and then the “George” in Inveraray has a very decent whisky line-up + great bar food!

    See pictures and visiting notes on my blog (although only in German…): http://homeofwhisky.blogspot.com/search/label/Bar

    slainte!

  7. Thank you, guys. We’ll use all of these.

    Thomas, Very valuable wee list there, thanks! So it happens that I have met the owner of the Smallest Whisky Bar on Earth last year:) Small world

  8. ups, forgot this one
    Quaich Bar at Craigellachie Hotel, Craigellachie (Speyside)
    http://www.craigellachie.com/quaichgallery.asp
    ciao
    d

  9. I can recommend the following pubs

    Cockney Pub, Århus Denmark
    50+ bottlings, a nice turnover and mostly independent bottlings

    Port Charlotte Hotel on islay, 100+ Islay and Jura malts

    Bon Accord in Glasgow if you like both malts and real Ale

    kind regards

    Macdeffe

  10. Thanks dude!

  11. Keep working ,great job!

  12. these are really excellent posts, excellent information regarding different types of whisky bars all over the world , i am a fan of having cigar and whisky both, i buy cigars from all over the world.

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