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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 123 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 123

The World of Aberfeldy, Great Southern Distillery, Knockdhu Distillery, Icons of Whisky America

 

Winners

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenkinchie 20 Years Old
- Scotland - 58.40%
8 Balanced,mature and elegant. More robust than you expect from Lowlands. Recommended.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenlivet Nadurra Triumph 1991 Vintage Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.00%
8 A lovely dram, more spring-time than autumnal. To enjoy with shellfish.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie 12 Years Old, Millennium Malt
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 The earlier, and less expensive, of two millennium bottlings. In this one, the emphasis is on first-fill bourbon barrels.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 The second of Morangie's twin peaks

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie 1995 Artisan Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.00%
8 This is a substantially richer style of Glenmorangie, but not overwhelmingly sweet. The balancing spices and herbs are all present and correct.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie 30 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.30%
8 Sherry wood is undoubtedly invasive but yet, here's a complex one. To be softened by chocolate pralines or almond biscuits.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Artisan
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A malt to make peace with the whole world. Soothing, graceful, satisfying.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Burr Oak
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.30%
8 A malt disguised in rum! Very surprising but not less exciting for that.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Côte de Beaune
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 As the glass sits on my desk, aromas and flavours slowly emerge, I like it more and more, but I suspect it will always be overshadowed by last year's Côte de Nuits.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Fino Sherry Wood Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
9 A marriage made in heaven.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Madeira Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
8 The madeira almost overwhelms the whisky, but the Glenmorangie saltiness finally sings.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Madeira Matured
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.60%
8 One of the most expressive 'Morangies.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Malaga Wood Finish, 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Reminiscent of the port finish but slightly gutsier and less sophisticated. I would love to try it, tapas-style, with Manchego, or perhaps Grazelema, cheese.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Original
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Illustrates the extra dimension in whiskies when most distilleries did their own malting.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Original
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A standard malt? This is a very classy dram,so LVMH stop discounting. It only makes you seem like you're ashamed of it!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Quarter Century
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Fantastic dram,but why oh why put it in such a horrible bottle?

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Again a real improvement on the old finish.Light.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Sonnalta PX
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 All very gentle and softly flowing. It just lacks a little grunt.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Truffle Oak
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.50%
8 A superb fruity expression, with a summery aromatic profile. Water makes it even more sensuous. Definitely morish.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenrothes 1998
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Another belter from the Rothes gang.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenrothes John Ramsay
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.70%
8 A refined and fulfilling dram. Perfect balance. Complex without ostentation.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenturret 14 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 59.70%
8 Only 14. I'm amazed. A must try.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenturret 1980 Limited Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.20%
8 More rounded, and longer, than the 1972.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenturret 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 After dinner.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenturret 29 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.60%
8 An underrated distillery which, when on form, is up there with the best. More please!


 

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