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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 143 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 143

We discover the Wadden Isles, explore the spirit of collaboration behind Glenmorangie's latest expression and look at mizunara casks

 

Winners

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Balvenie Signature
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Best neat and further proof of Balvenie's premier league status.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The BenRiach Tawny Port Wood Finish 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 For a sherry monster, it has a lovely lightness of touch.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Blended Whisky Company The Lost Distilleries Blend Batch 5
Blended - Scotland - 50.40%
8 Is this a 25 year old grain whisky? It certainly feels like one. Very impressive.

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The Dalmore 1991, Madeira Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.00%
8 The wine smoothes but it is not there yet. Too young? Not enough finishing? It should have gone back to sleep.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Dalmore 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 An assertive character, with a pleasant crisp feel on the palate. The dram to take on long forest walk. Invigorating.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Dalmore 30 Years Old, Gonzalez Bypass
Single Malt - Scotland - 42.00%
8 A beautiful and complex nose, palate starts right then the elegant spiciness.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Dalmore 40 Years Old
- Scotland - 40.00%
8 A sexysiren clad in blue velvet.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Dalmore 40 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A sexy.siren clad in blue velvet

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The Dalmore 50 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.00%
8 Like drinking an ancient forest and not to everyone's taste (or pocket) but it has character and power.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Dalmore Cabernet Sauvignon 1973
- Scotland - 45.00%
8 All darkened nightclubs and secret assignations in Mulholland Drive.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Dalmore Cabernet Sauvignon 1973
- Scotland - 45.00%
8 All darkened nightclubs and secret assignations in Mulholland Drive.

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The English Whisky Company Chapter 13
Single Malt - England - 45.00%
8 Beautifully mature and elegant.

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The Famous Grouse Blended Malt 37 Years Old
Blended Malt - Scotland - 47.60%
8 If this is John Ramsay's last blend then what a way to go. Masterly. The slow ever-changing multifaceted style is blending at its very best.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The GlenDronach Peated
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A textbook example of how to use peat without swamping the character of the spirit.

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The GlenDronach Single Cask Batch 14, 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.00%
8 If whisky were cocktails, this would be a Rob Roy twist made with Antica Formula.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glendronach Single Cask Batch 14, 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.60%
8 I'm totally nuts about you.

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The Glenlivet 1967 Cellar Collection
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
9 The Glenlivet is the fruitiest, most flowery and most delicate.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glenlivet 1967 Vintage
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.32%
8 Lots of flavour development. I enjoyed this one.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glenlivet 1970 Vintage
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.58%
8 Enjoyable, but I expected a little more.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glenlivet Guardian's Chapter
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.70%
8 You could argue that it's a bit simple but when it delivers simple like this, who needs complexity?

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glenlivet Nàdurra Oloroso
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.70%
8 Like a beautiful and entertaining tapestry. A work of art.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glenlivet Nàdurra Peated Whisky Cask Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 61.50%
8 You would have thought at this ABV it needs water, but that just makes it overly sweet and confected.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glenlivet XXV
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Just needs a little more in the middle.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glenronach Allardice 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Deep,layered and sweet with great balance. Seek it out.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glenrothes 1971
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 I have always felt that Glenrothes deserved to be more widely appreciated and this bottling confirms that opinion. It is on the sweet side, but beautifully rounded. A sophisticated afterdinner malt.


 

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