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World's Best Single Malt Whisky - The Winners

 

Issue 123 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 123

The World of Aberfeldy, Great Southern Distillery, Knockdhu Distillery, Icons of Whisky America

 

World’s Best Single Malt Whisky

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.

 

Other great single malt whiskies

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 8
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.20%
9 ?Absolutely triumphant – A bee keepers delight.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Benromach 1976
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 ?A superb whisky, rich, deep, complex, with a mature oakiness. I would avoid water personally.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

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!

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Glenfarclas The Family Casks 1953 Release
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.60%
8 Delightfully balanced

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Gordon & MacPhail Mortlach 1971
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
8 Magnificent in every way, especially the finish.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Secret Bottlings Series 30 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A superb after dinner dram.

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