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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 136 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 136

Photo Challenge 2016 winners, WhistlePig, Scottish visitor centres, Tobermory

 

Winners

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenmorangie Milsean Private Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Underneath all that oak the spirit feels quite young, although the youthful intensity sort of makes it work quite well.

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!

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 Connoisseurs Choice
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
9 Breath-takingly complex!

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.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Grant's Voyager
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Proof that blends are not inferior to single malts!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Green Spot Château Léoville Barton
Pot Still - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
9 Enjoyable whiskey. The wood was a little intrusive on the palate, but the finish was superb.

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.


 

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