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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 124 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 124

David Beckham Interview, Battle of the Blends, Ardbeg Distillery, Japan focus

 

Winners

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!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Gordon & MacPhail Benromach Sassicaia Wood Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.00%
8 A success.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Gordon & MacPhail Benromach Traditional
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 This one really does have subtlety. A lovely, delicate aperitif.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila 1991
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.40%
8 What you nose is what you get. A beautiful uncompromising version of Caol Ila. More enjoyable when neat.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Gordon & MacPhail Glen Grant 1948
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 1948? Amazing. Has retained a refined almost raffish air and though frail is not overwooded.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Gordon & MacPhail Glen Grant 1968
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A ghost-like dram almost too elusive to grasp.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Gordon & MacPhail St Magdalene 1975
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Typically lowland, with a nice progression of sensation: sweet, malty then zingy.

World Whiskies Awards 2012 - World's Best Grain Whisky - Winner Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Greenore 18 Years Old
Single Grain - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
8 A very stylish grain which is showing grip and character rather than just getting sweeter and flabbier with age.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Hakushu 12 Years Old Pure Malt
Single Malt - Japan - 43.00%
8 A beautifully structured, appetising, whisky. Captivating.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Heaven Hill Signature
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 63.80%
8 Great personality. Seems to have age but has the weight to balance.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Highland Park 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A beautifully balance classic islander.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Highland Park 1990
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Strangely similar to a golden rum - albeit a smoky one.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Highland Park 1994
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 For those with a sweeter palate.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Highland Park 1998
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Balanced and lightly complex.

World Whiskies Awards 2009 - Best Single Malt Whisky - Winner Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Highland Park 21 Years Old
- Scotland - 47.50%
8 A drier expression of HP from the norm and all the more fascinating for that.Recommended.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Highland Park 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.10%
9 Have this one with dessert.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Highland Park Hjarta
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.10%
8 It is almost like they have put the usual 12 Years Old on steroids. Great stuff.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Hokuto 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Japan - 40.00%
8 A wee cracker. Nothing sophisticated. Clean, straight and well combined. Quite cheering.


 

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