Bergen Beer & Whisky Festival 2021

Friday 29 January 16:00-21.00

Saturday 30 January 2020 13.00-17:00 and 17:30-21:30



Grand Bergen


Friday 29 Januar NOK 550,- incl. 15 tasting coupons

Saturday 30 JanuarY NOK 550,- per session incl. 15 tasting coupons

5 extra coupons: NOK 100,-

The date of the whisky festival in Bergen 2021 is up! The 2020-edition went clear of the corona issues, in 2021 it will undoubtedly be adapted. First and foremost it will be downscaled… Continue reading

Reviewed : 22nd May 2020

ABV: 48%

Price: Vinmonopolet (“bestillingsutvalget”): NOK 1159,90,- (as of 31.07.20)

Product on Matsui’s homepage

Matsui The Peated



Nose: It has to be said that this was quite a different peated experience than what is produced in Scotland. No surprise there, but the first that hit me was quite a flowered peat, but also some vanilla oak. Some rubber, and with water quite a bit of marzipan.


Palate: Peated, burnt oak, floral… Continue reading

What: Tasting

Theme: Irish Whiskey

Where: Bar Amundsen/Grand Hotel Terminus, Bergen

When: Friday 21 August 2020


As far as we know, the first message about tasting after the Norwegian vacation period comes from Bergen: Once again blogger Stephen Mathis from The Malt Impostor will be coming to Bar Amundsen. Focus is what some would say is a “typo”; whiskey – with an “e”. In other words; the Irish variety. But there is of course a lot to enjoy here!… Continue reading


What: Tasting

Theme: American Whiskey

Where: Dr. Jekylls Pub, Oslo

When: Monday 12th October 2020, 19.00

Price: NOK 450,-

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Even more good news from Dr. Jekyll’s. One of their semi regular items is back: American Whiskey with Kjell Tore Hogstad. They promise insight on bourbon and whiskey from across the pond. Hogstad is supposed to be able to show the participants that it’s more than Jack Daniel’s being produced over there. Some news are also on the… Continue reading


What: Tasting

Theme: The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

Where: Dr. Jekylls Pub, Oslo

When: Monday 5th October 2020, 19.00

Price: NOK 350,-

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Things are once again happening in Dr. Jekyll’s. It’s the first time I hear about The Talisker Atlantic Challenge. Is it me who isn’t quite up to the date? But it’s definately heavy stuff based on the description! Gonig from Talisker’s famous motto “Made by the Sea” they sponsor what is called “the world’s toughtest… Continue reading

Macbeth Whisky & Aquavit Bar


Søndre Gate 22B, 7010 Trondheim


Søn – tir: 15-00

Ons – tor: 15-01

Fre: 15 – 02

Lør: 13.30-02




MacBeth in Trondheim in Søndre Gate we in whiskyworld.no only remember from it’s former life as only a sports bar. But this seems to have changed a few years ago, and they are now advertising with joining two nations together. We are uncertain about how large their whisky selection is… Continue reading

What: Mini Whisky Fair

Where: The House of Taste, Bergen

When: Friday 26 June 2020, 18:00

Price: NOK 500,-


Bergen’s Mr. Whisky, Frode Harring’s, new conecept House of Taste got a difficult start under corona, but he has returned now in June with a mini whisky fair series called “The June Bonanza”.  We have not been great at getting thigns out on our webpage after the things opened up after corona, but here is an opportunity in Bergen… Continue reading


Trondheim Whisky Festival 2020

Saturday 14.mars 2020 : kl. 14.00 – 20.30


Scandic Nidelven



UPDATE! CANCELLED DUE TO CORONA OUTBREAK! Possible new date in september!

Chris Maile also has a festival in Trondheim that we have neglected to mention the last few years. We apologize for this! Because it’s actually the 8th edition. And this time at a new venue: Scandic Nidelven

At the moment there is not a lot mentioned with regards… Continue reading

What: Tasting

Theme: “World Whisky”

Where: Bar Amundsen/Grand Hotel Terminus, Bergen

When: Wednesday 20February 2020


An exciting tasting in Bergen this time! The theme is “World Whisky” and blogger Stephen Mathis from The Malt Impostor is the one to lead the tasting. They promise whiskies from Japan, Ireland, Taiwan, Sweden and others. Insight into how philosophy and geography influences the whiskies will be given.

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What: Tasting

Theme: Westland Whisky single malts and cocktails

Where: Dr. Jekylls Pub, Oslo

When: Wednesday 12 February 2020

Price: NOK 385,-

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Jekyll’s is getting a visit from the US! Westland Whisky of Seattle is visiting Norway for the first time. This is quite an unknown brand for our part, but what is more exciting than learning about new whiskies and really whole new whisky brands?

As mentioned, Westland is based in Seattle and by their… Continue reading