Take true passion for single malt whisky, add the boldness and cutting-edge innovation that the Israeli startup ecosystem is famous for, mix it with no-compromising commitment to craftmanship and tradition, and you get M&H, Israel’s first whisky distillery.

Founded in 2012, under the expert guidance of the late Dr. Jim Swan, the passionate and dedicated team of the M&H distillery has boldly crafted single malt spirits, matured by the hot and humid climate of vibrant Tel Aviv.

The casks that the M&H distillery use to mature their spirit ensure a wide and exceptional spectrum of flavors.
The core range are ex-bourbon casks along with red wine STR casks. The M&H team  are always on the lookout for unique barrels such as pomegranate wine, red wine casks from selected wineries in Israel, kosher sherry, 400 liters French Limousin oak casks that were used to mature Kosher Cognac, rum, etc.

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Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky 2021 “Craft Producer of the Year”

Icons Of Whisky – Rest Of World Winners 2022
Craft Producer of the Year – Highly Commended, M&H Distillery
Brand Innovator of the Year – M&H Distillery
Master Distiller/Master Blender of the Year – Highly Commended, Tomer Goren, M&H Distillery
World Whisky Brand Ambassador of the Year – Highly Commended, Tal Chotiner, M&H Distillery

2022 New Wizards – South European Distiller of the Year

2023 Icons of Whisky – Brand Innovator of the Year
2023 Icons of Whisky – Master Distiller, Best of the World, Tomer Goren
2023 Icons of Whisky – Visitor Attraction of the Year
2023 Icons of Whisky – Brand Ambassador of the Year (Highly Commended) – Tal Chotiner
2023 Icons of Whisky – Distillery Manager of the Year (Highly Commended) – Gal Kalkshtein

M&H Classic Single Malt


The first commercial Single Malt Whisky by M&H

Classic single malt whisky is made using the finest ex-bourbon casks and our special red-wine STR casks, giving it a light and balanced character.
Matured under the Tel Avivi’n sun.

Aroma: Gentle vanilla sweetness followed by light oak and floral notes.

Palate: Light body, vanilla, caramel and honey sweetness, balanced by woody notes and light black pepper spiciness.

Finish: Short but delicate. The oak notes linger in the palate for a while with a nice light spiciness.

2022 New Wizards – Gold Medal
2022 World Whisky Awards – Single Malt, NAS
2021 Whisky and barrel Nite Consumer Choice Awards – Consumer’s Choice, Gold
2020 The FiftyBest – Double Gold
2020 Frankfurt International Trophy – Gold
Top 20 Whiskies of 2020 by Whisky Advocate – 90 points

M&H Levantine Gin


Gin starts the same as M&H single malt series – 100% pure malted barley that’s mashed in-house and distilled in the pot still. Then a heap of Juniper is added and botanicals, hand-sourced from Tel Aviv’s Levinsky market: origanum syriacum, lemon peel, orange, chamomile, verbena, cinnamon, and black pepper. Then the botanicals let rest in the still for 48 hours and then distill for the third time in M&H 250L pot still, for extra smoothness. 

Aroma: Delicate notes of juniper berries, lemon and origanum syriacum.

Palate: Delicate botanical tastes, with juniper and lemon being the dominant notes.


Finish: Medium-bodied, a little oily. Long, lemony finish.



M&H Elements Pomegranate

For generations, pomegranates have been a significant part of our culture; in tradition, literature, cuisine, and art it became a true symbol, present in our everyday lives. It is no wonder that it is also one of our signature cask types – the pomegranate wine casks.

From these unique casks, just in time for the High Holidays – in which the pomegranate is a staple of the ceremonies – we have created the Elements Pomegranate Wine Casks limited edition. Fragrant and deep, with evident and delicious notes of the pomegranate fruit, the Elements Pomegranate Wine Cask is our invitation to you, to join us at our holiday table for a celebration.


Aroma – Fresh red fruits with lemon zest, walnuts, and lavender flowers.

Palate – Dark pomegranate confiture, baked pastry with a sprinkle of dry chili pepper.

Finish – Baked apple with ground cloves, tart pomegranate juice, and a hint of toasted Oak.

M&H Elements Sherry


M&H Elements Sherry is the first ever single malt whisky that was matured in Kosher sherry casks, seasoned exclusively for our distillery – straight from Jerez. Bourbon, Oloroso and PX sherry casks characterized its fruity flavors, rich aromas, with a special deep and natural color. Matured under the Tel Aviv sun.

Aroma: Dominant rich red fruit notes, covered by gentle oak, caramel scent and lemon freshness.

Palate: Medium bodied. Light fruity sherry sweetness, rich fruits and dark chocolate, followed by gentle oaky notes.

Finish: Long. The dark chocolate notes linger in the palate for a while, followed by tobacco and oak notes.

M&H Elements Peated


The Atlantic meets the Mediterranean. This whisky was matured in casks from Islay, that soaked in smoky aromas and salty flavors, and was then blended with ex-bourbon barrel-aged single malt. The Elements Peated integrates the fruity notes of the new make into the casks’ typical Islay peaty notes; the result is a delicate, rather mellow, and lightly peated whisky.

Aroma: Delightfully fresh. A distinct smoky, earthy scent opens to a unique balance of vanilla and oak notes, with a final hint of lemon.

Palate: Medium bodied. Vanilla sweetness is followed by a delicate peat touch. A light spiciness accompanies ginger and lemon flavors.

Finish: Long. The peat coats the mouth, with
delicate oak and lemon
flavors lingering on the

2024 World Whiskies Awards – Category Winner Gold

2023 Tokyo Wine & Spirits Competition – Gold

2023 Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 92 pts.

2022 Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 91 pts.

2022 San Francsico World Spirits Competition – Gold

2022 New Wizards – Gold Medal

2022 IWSC – Gold, 95 pts.

2021 WhiskeyFellow Awards – Runner up

2021 Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 91 points

M&H Elements Israeli Red Wine


Ex-red wine casks that were sourced from Israel’s finest wineries were picked for this part of the Elements trilogy. The Mediterranean’s climate, variety of soil types, hot sunny days and cool nights bring a spicy and unique flavor to Israeli wine – and in turn, our casks. The wine casks used in the Elements Red Wine are a celebration
of local terroir, curating a floral single malt with notes of raisins.

Aroma: Red dried fruits,
ginger, oak, and
delicate coconut
bouquet lead a gentle
mineral perfume.

Palate: Light bodied. Wine flavors coat the mouth, accompanied by subtle oak and vanilla notes, followed by gentle
floral blossoms.

Finish: Medium. The dried fruits and wine linger, finishing with a touch of dark raisins.

2023 Tokyo Wine & Spirits Competition – Gold

2023 Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 90 pts.

2022 Whiskey and Barrel Nite Consumer Choice Awards – Gold

2022 Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 90 pts.

2022 New Wizards – Gold Medal

2021 Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 90 points

M&H 4 yo Ex Rum Cask # 2017-0193 (CA Exclusive)


This small batch Single Malt whisky was fully matured in ex-Rum casks from Jamaica and Cuba, bringing out intriguing layers of complexity in every sip.

55.4% abv.  166 bottles

Aroma: Banana yogurt with dark chocolate chips, fragrant wildflower honey, and crushed white pepper.

Palate: Rich molasses followed by pecan pie sprinkled with toasted coconut and a warm spice mix of nutmeg and cloves.

Finish: Tropical fruit, papaya, and cantaloupe accompanied by fresh mint.

M&H Apex Dead Sea


56.2% ALC/VOL

The M&H Apex Dead Sea is our most exciting, fascinating and anticipated release yet, limited to only 4,892 bottles.

The M&H Apex Dead Sea is a Single Malt whisky like no other. It is an adventure we went on, driven by our love for whisky and innovative spunk. Now we would like to share it with you.

AROMA: Sweet with French vanilla and mocha, notes of cigar box and a refreshing hint of spearmint, pleasant oakiness in the background.

PALATE: A gentle beginning with black tea leaves followed by a powerful wave of warm spices such as cinnamon and coriander seeds, dark cocoa powder and a pinch of crushed white pepper.

FINISH: Long and satisfying with candied ginger and cloves, joined by a bouquet of toasted herbs and coarse sea salt.

It is the very first whisky ever to be aged in the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea. With temperatures climbing as high as 50ºc, this whisky is as strong and intense as the climate it has matured in. As part of the daring Apex Dead Sea project, an array of casks from a variety of types and sizes were placed on the roof of a hotel on the coast of the Dead Sea, exposed to the harsh and dynamic weather for one year (of its entire aging period. resulting in almost 25% angels’ share during that time.

2024 World Whiskies Awards – Category Winner Gold

2023 Tokyo Wine & Spirits Competition – Gold

2023 Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 96 pts., Chairman’s Trophy, Top 100 Spirits

Drinkhacker – The Top 10 Whiskeys of 2022

2022 Whiskey Ring Awards – Best World Whisky – Other/Multinational

2022 Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 93 pts, Finalist

2022 New Wizards – World Whisky of the Year, Gold Medal

2022 World Whisky Awards – Small Batch, NAS

2021 Esquire Spirits Awards (25 bottles chosen on flavor, and flavor alone)

2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition – Double Gold

2021 International Spirits Challenge – Gold Medal

2021 Frankfurt International Trophy – Grand Gold

M&H Apex Fortified Red Wine


60.4% ALC/VOL

This Single Malt whisky has been matured in fortified red wine casks from local Israeli wineries selected for their distinct flavor profile. It is an expression of our unique terroir and the excellent casks it produces.

Dark chocolate perlines filled with raspberry jam, tobacco and earl grey tea, fragrant pine needles and a touch of cake frosting.

Maple syrup, smoked dry chilli peppers, candied cherries.

Peaty earthiness followed by fresh mint, comforting hot cacao.

2023 Tokyo Wine & Spirits Competition – Superior Gold

2021 Whisky and barrel Nite Consumer Choice Awards – Consumer’s Choice, Gold

M&H Apex Pommegranate


60.3% ALC/VOL

This is the first and only Single Malt whisky in the world, aged in a rare variety of pomegranate wine casks. The pomegranate fruit is an integral part of our culture, enriching our local cuisine.

Ripe pomegranate, followed by a swirl of rich vanilla, roasted coffee and butterscotch. Strong earthiness, accompanied by notes of orris root, spearmint and freshly baked sour apple.

Juicy, with crushed pomegranate grains, dried figs and a bouquet of spicy-sour herbs.

Long and dry, with a hint of toasted oak, followed by sourdough pretzels with a side of red fruits.

M&H Apex White Wine


61.2% ALC/VOL

This one-of-a-kind whisky was aged in hand-picked traditional white wine casks from one of the best boutique Israeli wineries, unveiling magical flavors derived from local Chardonnay wine casks.

Strong, fruity aroma, combined with earthy notes. Apricot and peach pair with a bouquet of white flowers, are followed by a light citrus and a slight mineral flintiness in the background.

Medium body. Delicate notes of oak are accompanied by dried apricots, lemongrass and a pleasant earthiness.

Long. Hints of rich, dried fruit, with lingering flavors of citrus, oak and a gentle touch of resin in the background.

M&H Apex


58.8% ALC/VOL

This Single Malt whisky offers wonderous flavors, derived from amazing 400 Liter, French Limousine oak casks from a family owned Cognac House, previously used to mature superb quality Kosher Cognac.

Warm spices, complete with cloves, thyme and star-anise, evolving into an exotic combo of cacao powder and mango followed by notes of dark chocolate truffle and stone fruit.

Rich texture and a warm mouthfeel, with a hint of nutmeg spiciness. Sweet fruit, with a touch of tart red berries.

Baked apple pie, rich in butter and enhanced by cacao and sweettoasted barley.

2022 Whiskey Ring Awards – Best Finished Single Malt

M&H Apex STR Cask 2018-0838


This limited-edition bottling is one of our most exciting and highly anticipated Single Malt whiskies. Our head distiller, Tomer Goren, specially selected this STR cask for its’ exceptional flavors.

57.8% abv.

Aroma – Vanilla custard with orange zest and a side of chamomile tea.

Palate – Roasted coffee, dried ginger, and green sage leaves.

Finish – Cocoa butter and black pepper, strong charred Oak.

M&H Art & Craft DoppelBock

The M&H Art & Craft series provides a rare opportunity to discover some of the distillery’s most intriguing, treasured casks.
Every year, a collection of unique casks of exceptional quality is hand-selected by our Head Distiller, Tomer Goren, to be bottled as a highly limited edition as part of the M&H Art & Craft series.

Each bottle carries a special label designed to capture the very essence of the Israeli art scene.

Bottled at 58.3% abv, this Single Malt whisky has been fully matured in ex-beer casks from the highly-acclaimed Ha’Aretz Brewery, a prominent Israeli craft brewery located on the edge of the Negev desert.

These casks, originally ex-Bourbon casks granted to Ha’Aretz by M&H, were in-turn used for the maturation of a special DoppelBock (double-bock) beer, characterized by a sweet aroma and a palate rich in chocolate and toasted malt notes. After 4-6 months, the beer was extracted and the casks returned to M&H, re-filled and matured to perfection for 3 years. One of the casks in the edition spent a full year of its maturation in the M&H Dead Sea Project, enhancing its flavor to the maximum.

Aroma – Light to medium – Opens up with citrus, wildflowers, and golden-delicious apple and evaporates to toffee, tobacco, and dark chocolate.

Palate – Present to full – Vigorous orange ether and marzipan, green apple, and orange peel in dark chocolate.

Finish – Medium – Distinct ripe banana accompanied with spearmint. Dark red apple, cocoa beans, and biscuit gently takes over.

ImpEx Single Cask of M&H

Thiese unique casks are specially handpicked by ImpEx and The M&H team.

Each Single Cask selection is aged under the Tel Aviv sun and bottled at cask strength.

More info on individual Single Casks can be found at the link below:

M&H ImpEx SINGLE CASKS – Google Drive

Whisky in Bloom Double Cask


This special edition of our Whisky in Bloom has characteristics that will reflect our future classic single malt whisky.

A unique double cask bottling: ex-red wine (STR) and ex-bourbon, aged for only 24 months. Surprisingly well-balanced and smooth, with dominant notes of vanilla and oak.

Aroma: A delicate smell of vanilla together with sweetness followed by delicate citrus fruits

Palate: Medium body, sweet flavors of vanilla and honey predominate at first, accompanied by sweet flavors of dried fruit.

Finish: Long. A warming oaky note lingers in the mouth for a while, together with black pepper flavors.

88 points by The Whisky Advocate

Whisky in Bloom Lightly Peated


This is a special single malt blend of three cask types: ex-bourbon, ex-red wine (STR) and ex-Islay casks previously used to mature peated whisky from Islay in Scotland.

The ex-Islay casks provide an additional layer of light peatiness and maritime aroma.

Each of the different casks contributes a complexity to the spirit, balancing and refining the different flavors for an intricate, lightly peated Whisky in Bloom.


Aroma: A delicate peatiness together with a malty sweetness, oak, followed by a touch of sweetness of butter & honey.

Palate: Light-bodied, notes of peaty smoke predominate at first, accompanied by the sweet taste of dried fruit and honey.

Finish: Long. The peaty note lingers in the mouth for a while, together with light oaky flavors.


90 points by The Whisky Advocate

M&H Mini Set


The set is 1 x 50 ml each:

M&H Classic

M&H Elements Sherry

M&H Elements Peated

M&H Elements Red Wine

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