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Whisky Magazine Recommended - Silver Award

Whisky Magazine Recommended - Silver Award

In each issue of Whisky Magazine we award the very best whisky from our tastings with the coverted Editors Choice award.

 

Issue 138 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 138

A roundup of Canadian whisky and blends, Arran and Paul John Distillery Focus plus Australian whisky supplement

 

Latest Winners

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Berrys' Single Malt Scotch Whisky 1990, Auchroisk, Cask #21752
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 An utterly charming, classic, light Spey. A perfect dram for a warm summer's day!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Black Bull 40 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 47.60%
9 Impressive, high malt content with a few years on the clock.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bruichladdich The Laddie Eight
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.00%
8 Now, that is an impressive finish! Robust, malty and full of character.

 

Winners

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

BenRiach Arumaticus Fumosus Dark Rum Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A constantly shifting but balanced mix of sweetness and smoke and distillery character.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

BenRiach Heredotus Famosus Pedro Ximinez Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Fantastic balance and richness of character.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

BenRiach Importanticus Fumosus Tawny Port Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Worth a look.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

BenRiach Madeira wood finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Balanced and with good weight. A good addition to the range.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

BenRiach Maderensis Fumosus Madeira Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Great balance. When Madeira works it really works!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bunnahabhain 35 Years Old Limited Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.90%
8 You'd never guess this was 35. Great life, balance and bags of character. A beauty.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 116.12 Yoichi 21 Years Old
Blended Malt - Japan - 54.20%
8 Ah Yoichi..it's Ardbeg in Hokkaido.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 26.7 An Absolute Cracker
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.50%
8 Tastes old.Superb. Refined and complex. Still so lively and fresh. Hard to leave…

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 33.70 Ardbeg Keith Richards meets Socrates 1998 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.30%
7 An effusively phenolic smouldering hulk. Recommended.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 64.15 Mannochmore 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.10%
8 Multifaceted and fascinating.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 7.51 Longmorn Sweet, Rich & Fruity 1984 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.40%
8 Balanced and fine. Worth a look.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Scotch Malt Whisky Society The Sting of a bee 42.5 1973 33 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.50%
8 Very satisfying.A beautiful bourbon cask maturation. Superb to match with a cheesecake or lemon meringue pie. But the sting of the bee must be blunt,I did not feel it.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Abbey Whisky Ben Nevis, 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.00%
8 This is the Rolling Stones of whisky; nothing without the wood turned up loud! A very well aged liquid which is big and fruity once the air gets to it.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Aberfeldy 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A pleasant, mellow, mature whisky.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Aberfeldy Bits of Strange 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.10%
8 Everything in its right place here and no mistake.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Aberlour 15 Years Old, Sherry Wood
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Complex and sophisticated.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Aberlour a'bunadh
Single Malt - Scotland - 59.60%
8 A dark, luxurious, post-prandial whisky from a distillery that is producing an increasing, and impressive range.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Aberlour a'bunadh
Single Malt - Scotland - 59.60%
8 Darker, drier and more spicily assertive than the earlier version, despite only a slight difference in ages.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Adelphi Dailuaine 21 Years Old, Cask 4150
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.10%
8 The confident virtues of a good Speyside whisky: malt, heather and peat. Well-combined but without either refinements or flourishes.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Adelphi Glen Grant 1969
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.90%
8 Holds up very well in the middle but the woodiness at the end is overpowering.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Ailsa Bay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.90%
8 Although pleasant, I think it has been bottled just in time.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Alberta Premium Canadian Rye 25 Years Old
Rye - Canada - 40.00%
8 Aha! it's Canadian. That explains its amenable nature. A different style.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

AnCnoc 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Takes water nicely. A real fun summery mouthful.Session dram.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

AnCnoc 22 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A superb nose, the palate is slightly restrained but still very enjoyable and harmonious as well.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

anCnoc 22 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Simply gorgeous!


 

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