Black Velvet Distillery, Travelling in Alberta, Glen Keith Distillery and Masters of Photography
Each year the World Whiskies Awards announces the winner of the Best Single Malt Whisky category. Tasted by an international panel of judges and up against 100’s of competiting whiskies this accolade is hard earnt and treasured.
Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 8
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.20% 9 ?Absolutely triumphant – A bee keepers delight.
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 ?A superb whisky, rich, deep, complex, with a mature oakiness. I would avoid water personally.
Port Askaig Cask Strength 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80% A beautifully balanced islander. The marine aromatic display is just enticing, constantly teasing the malty sweet heart.
Glenfarclas The Family Casks 1985 Release X
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.90% 8 A sherry second fill cask? Superb, rewarding, well balanced, complex. Bring the best chocolate!
Glenfarclas The Family Casks 1953 Release
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.60% 8 Delightfully balanced
Gordon & MacPhail Mortlach 1971
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00% 8 Magnificent in every way, especially the finish.
Selected by Berry's Glenlivet 1973 38 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 A real cracker. Perfect balance. Rich, enticing. Alcohol is beautifully mastered.
Secret Bottlings Series 30 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 8 A superb after dinner dram.
The Glenlivet Cellar Collection 1980
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.30% 8 A stunning Glenlivet and a superb example of the benefits of long relaxed maturation.
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 9 Unlike other double matured samples here this shows integration and is distillate rather than wood driven.