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Alternative Whisky Academy now on facebook.

(Sorry facebook may be slow - so the frames below may show up after a while.) 


Check pictures promoted and taken by AWA of different whisky events.





or check our discussions:

Google claimed that someone was before us.
In fact we were first, but since we are a none-profit - we do not want to fight commercial companies.
We are independent and do NOT CHEAT others - money can buy Google.
Google can't buy us.
Farewell google app - do not want to support corrupt company

You can now Beta Test our new Android App - Called AWA Android Whisky App

Android Whisky App should appear on Android Market (Free) .. please test and give feed-back.

Scan to get it from Android Market.Get AWA Android Whisky App from Android Market


Description of the app :

Beta version

Version 0.08 added level and features.

Version 0.07 minor changes

Version 0.06 Minor bug change and added level to minigame/adventure

Beta version 0.05 Removing Scanning ocr barcode since code is changed and messed up the app. Search feature changed.
Added a minor very small game.. Should I continue ?

Beta version 0.04 not released due to Android 4.0.4 mess up

Beta version 0.03 (Released on market 14-Sep-2011)

Split up in multiple screens and added service messages.

Move to SD Card added.


Beta Version 0.02

Minor bug fixes.

Info that you need 3rd party barcode scanner like quick mart or similar (Feature removed again due to issues with Android 4.x.x changes.



Beta Version 0.01

Initial Version

You can EAN scan the barcode of your whisky .. and it will search on awa for further information about the whisky.

If the whisky is not found try to press the search WOL to search for the same barcode on whisky-online.


If you cant scan the barcode a second option is to type in and search..

... other features to come.. any suggestions ?


Tested on :

Android 4.0.4 Samsung Galaxy SII , Samsung Galaxy SIII, Samsung Tab.

Samsung Galaxy S2 - GT-I9100

Gingerbread. ( Android 2.3.3 ) and emulator.

Using as a source you will now find a very cool app 4 your android.


WhiskyCompanion for Android is a complete whisky (or whiskey if you prefer) guide for the curious amateur as well as for the experienced collector.

The App comes with detailed information and pictures of more than 2.300 whiskies (rye, malts, single malt, cask strength, blended, etc.) from 211 distilleries in 18 countries.

The pre-loaded data for whiskies (Name, Age, Vintage, Bottling year, Alcohol strength, Bottler) and distilleries (Country, Region, Status, Visitor Center, Classification, Water source, Capacity, Stills, Founded, Owner, Address, Map location, Tel, Email, Web address) can easily be changed, or you can also create new whiskies and distilleries including your own pictures. Clicking on pictures of distilleries and whiskies will maximize the picture size.

The glossary is from

Nice app from Jan Knudsen

Take a look at

Lørdag den 10/9 2011 finder messen sted i TAP1, København som byder alle whiskyentusiaster indenfor til Danmarks største Whiskyevent - de har udvidet åbningstiden til: Hele dagen fra 09.00 til 20.00 - Non stop

AWA was NOT almost there... Contact Moet-Hennessy for pictures or find it on Facebook in the future...



Ardbeg committee dig peat event September 2010 Denmark