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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.
Glengoyne 25 Years Old Highland Single Malt
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.00% 8 It feels old but not fragile.
Tomatin 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 Whisky of the month, by a slender margin. This is refined and just the right age. A good eye (and palate) put this beauty together.
Master of Malt Speyside 60 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 42.20% 9 Flavours like these are the reason wood maturation was invented. Excellent stuff.
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.