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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 140 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 140

A journey round Islay, visits to Maker's Mark and Penderyn, and the conclusion to our trip down the Rockies

 

Winners

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Booker's 6 to 8 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 62.50%
8 Every time I taste small batch bourbon, this one comes out on top for me.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Booker's 6 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 63.25%
8 Wonderfully expansive. Seems to embrace the tastes of the south, all the way from Kentucky to Louisiana.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bowmore 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Glad to see a Bowmore with an age rather than a brand-name.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bowmore Claret
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
9 The fighter beat the boxer, but it was a wonderfully enjoyable contest.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bowmore Darkest
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Not that dark – just tawny. Whisky in its mid teens, I would say, but from superb sherry casks.

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Bowmore Dusk
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.00%
8 After that smoky start, becomes much more toffeeish than most Bowmores. But is this a good thing?

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Bowmore Legend
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A well-knitted dram,although suffering from being bottled at 40%.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bowmore The Devil's Casks Second Release
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
8 Comments: Wow! Talk about a finish. I could still taste this the next day.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Box Single Malt Whisky The 2nd Step Collection 01
Single Malt - Sweden - 51.10%
9 A truly world class whisky.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Brora 1980 30 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.30%
8 This will be recognised as one of the finest Brora bottlings. Snap it up.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Brora 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.30%
8 A big boy. But if you give it time,you'll tame it. The fruity notes display is really scrumptious.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Brora 30 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.70%
8 A big beast, but the butiric knocks its score down.

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Bruichladdich Berrys' Own Selection 1991
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A summery whisky. Refreshing. Thirst-quenching.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bruichladdich Celtic Nations
Blended Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Seems to have stored all the ingredients for a healthy breakfast. A morning dram? Quite inviting.

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Bruichladdich Infinity Second Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.50%
8 Alcohol is perfectly tamed. No burn or tang. A cheery dram for a sunny afternoon.

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Bruichladdich Second Edition 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 I seem to have fallen into a breakfast reverie. This would be best with a Japanese breakfast.

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Bruichladdich The Laddie Eight
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.00%
8 Now, that is an impressive finish! Robust, malty and full of character.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bruichladdich XVII, 17 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 I shall try this in a Caipirinha, with a CD of Annie Ross at her peak.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection 12 Years Old Bourbon From Floor #9
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 Maybe a little on the bitter side for some but I loved it!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Buffalo Trace Thomas H Handy, Sazerac
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 63.80%
8 A broad shouldered whisky. Not for the fainted-hearts.Some like it hot.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Buffalo Trace William La Rue Weller
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 66.75%
8 A substantial, stylish Bourbon.

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Bulleit Rye
Rye - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 An excellent rye, keeping the perfect balance between sweet and sour, fruit and oak.

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Bushmills 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Ireland - 40.00%
8 All the woods are influential, especially the port in the finish. A dextrous balancing act.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bushmills 1608 Reserve
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Very rich and sweet, but still a Bushmills.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bushmills 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Ireland - 40.00%
7 A delicious whisky. The sweetness and nuttiness of Bushmills whiskey and of Madeira are an enjoyable double-act. The whiskey has to work hard to avoid being upstaged.


 

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