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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 150 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 150

World's best 2018 - Rosebank - Music - Lot 40 - Royal Drams

 

Winners

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Yoichi 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Japan - 45.00%
8 Creamier than the 10 Years Old, but that softens the peatiness. Between these two, I preferred the peatier ten.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Yoichi 1986 22 Years Old Heavily Peated
Single Malt - Japan - 59.00%
8 Refined,bold but elegant. Buy one.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Yoichi 1991, Cask No 129504
Single Malt - Japan - 64.00%
8 Another outdoor drink combining estery elegancy and phenolic pungency. High strength must be monitored with water.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Yoichi Single Malt
Single Malt - Japan - 55.00%
8 Powerful yet elegant. A yokozuna of malt whisky.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Yoichi Single Malt
Single Malt - Japan - 55.00%
8 Powerful yet elegant. A yokozuna of malt whisky.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

291 Colorado Whiskey Single Barrel Aspen Stave Finished
Bourbon - America - 50.00%
8 Simple stuff, but utterly delicious.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Anon Batch 2 – 17 Years Old AW 10th Anniversary
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.80%
8 Hipflask, spade, onion sets, biltong and burning off- cuts in the evening light. Blissful.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

BenRiach Four Cask Matured Aged 21 Years
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
9 Serious. Separates then knits back together. Sherbet dips in the Cairngorms.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Berrys Own Selection Strathclyde Strathclyde 1988
Single Grain - Scotland - 52.20%
8 A great drop of grain. Intriguing with layers that peel away, who called grain simple

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Four Roses 2017 Limited Edition Small Batch Barrel Strength
Bourbon - America - 53.90%
8 Excellent. Rounded, full of flavour, not too overpowering. Balanced.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Gelnglassaugh Pedro Ximene?z Sherry Wood Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A roller coaster ride with flavours punching through at different points.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
Single Pot Still - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Brilliant balance between the fruit and cereal notes. Pot still at its best? Probably.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Grindlay's Selection BenRinnes BenRinnes
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.40%
4 Fun stuff. Water helps releases hidden depths.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Highland Park The Dark
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.90%
8 Lovely stuff, well balanced. Like tucking into the sherry soaked iced finger at the bottom of a trifle.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Kyro Single Malt Rye Whiskey 1
Rye - Finland - 47.80%
8 Completely off the radar. Massively brave character. Love it.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Lady of the Glen Jura Isle of Jura
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.60%
8 An odd number but once opened up it's good fun, layers of interest wash in.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Langatun Old Bear
Single Malt - Switzerland - 40.00%
8 Just lovely, different and quite breathtaking.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Nikka From the Barrel
Single Malt - Japan - 51.00%
8 A delight of a dram – characterful, yet accessible to all too.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Port Ellen 37 Years Old Special Release 17th
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.00%
8 A ton of character, charm and individuality - which is rare these days.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Redbreats Lustau Edition
Pot Still - Ireland - 46.00%
8 Very much a classic example of this style. Delicious to boot.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Dalmore Vintage Port Collection 1996
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.00%
8 Not fully rounded but, by thunder, this is tasty. You’ll need a sweet tooth...

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Dalmore Vintage Port Collection 1998
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.00%
8 It’s a bit all over the place, though it remains very pleasant indeed.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The GlenDronach Peated Port Wood
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Just a lovely everyday dram – essential for the cabinet.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Tullibardine Custodians 1962
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.10%
8 Like being in a vintage MGB GT. Seriously easy drinking but depth if you look.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Wemyss Malts Single Cask Reserve Italian Bakery Delight
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Highly complicated with lots of layers and balanced sweetness


 

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