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A small yellow citrus fruit. Use fresh un-waxed lemons for cocktail making. A ripe fruit will give a better flavour.
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The Hebridean Whisky Isle
Islay is the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides and for such a small island packs in eight distilleries and a lot more for the visitor
December 2016, Issue 140, page 28
What's Happening In Cannes
The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) World Exhibition
December 2016, Issue 140, page 78
A whisky haven
September 2016, Issue 138, page 79
A grand tour on the SS Glen Etive
July 2016, Issue 137, page 55
For Peat's Sake
Braving the most intriguing flavour of them all
July 2016, Issue 137, page 62
The Future for Cocktails
How the culinary scene is having an influence
June 2016, Issue 136, page 58
Whisky Canapé Pairings
The concentration of flavour
June 2016, Issue 136, page 60
Whisky Experience Festival
World Duty Free showcases exclusive whiskies
June 2016, Issue 136, page 78
Cocktails from Around the World
Why London is so important to the world cocktail scene
April 2016, Issue 135, page 58
SPEYSIDE: The Speyside Malts “à table”
A new cookbook from Martine Nouet takes an original slant on whisky as an accompaniment to good food
April 2016, Issue 135, page 42
Whisky Live London
Seasonal food pairings
April 2016, Issue 135, page 60
Cocktails From Around the World
New York – ‘The Big Apple'
March 2016, Issue 134, page 56
The feast of St. Patrick
March 2016, Issue 134, page 58
Way Out West
Alberta Distillers and Calgary cocktails
March 2016, Issue 134, page 46
American Peat Matters
Westland Distillery and volumes of smoke
January 2016, Issue 133, page 32
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.10% 4 Ardbeg is one of my great favourites, and this is one of the best versions I have tasted recently.
Glenfiddich Malt Whisky Liqueur
- Scotland - 0.00% 3 A mid-evening treat when the open fire is glowing and the family gathered.
Auchentoshan 1966, 31 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80% 8 A fine whisky, but does something as fresh and soft benefit from quite so much ageing?
Glenkinchie 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 7 I always enjoy this whisky, even though it is not the most typical of Lowlanders.
Auchentoshan 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 8 Very expressive when young – as might be expected from a classic Lowlander.
Aberlour 30 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 8 More sophisticated, especially in the finish. Better balanced, but less voluptuous maltiness.
Connoisseur's Choice Bladnoch 1986
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 7 The light touch of sherry helps bring out the soft, fruity, flavours.
Glenkinchie 1986 Amontillado cask finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 8 As a relatively restrained whisky, Glenkinchie stands up well to the amontillado finish.
Murray McDavid Rosebank 1990, Sherry Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 8 The flowery youth of the whisky and the freshness of the sherry cask achieve an interesting harmony.
Kilbeggan Blended Irish Whiskey
Blended - Ireland - 40.00% 7 Light but firm and satisfying. A welcome newcomer for everyday drinking.
Locke's Blended Irish Whiskey
Blended - Ireland - 40.00% 7 Very appetising.
Locke's Single Malt
Single Malt - Ireland - 40.00% 7 Beautifully balanced with toasted dryness.
Rare Malts Caol Ila 1977, 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 61.30% 8 A wonderful aperitif. Who would have thought of a Scotch to precede Greek food?
Drambuie Black Ribbon, 15 Years Old
- Scotland - 40.00% 5 Substantially darker, bigger, fruitier, drier, firmer, more structured and less syrupy than the Drambuie without the ribbon.
Highland Park 1958
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.00% 8 Some drinkers might perfer this great whisky slightly younger and fresher. Those who like a touch of oak will find this very elegant.
The Balvenie 15 Years Old Single Barrel
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.40% 8 Certainly robust. Perhaps a little harsh?
Rare Malts Glen Ord 1974, 23 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.80% 8 Far paler and less sherried than the main version from this distillery. I would like at least some sherry to round the gingery spiciness, but I like the way that rose character comes through in this o...
Rare Malts Glenury Royal 28 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.40% 8 An elegant middleweight after the oak-fisted heavyweight 23 Years Old in the same series.
Highland Park 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.10% 9 Have this one with dessert.
Blackadder Old Man Of Hoy Single Orcadian Scotch Malt Whisky
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.00% 7 Weak in the middle. Lacks roundness.
Ardbeg 17 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 8 Not the most muscular Ardbeg, but still robust.
Glenmorangie Cognac Matured
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 7 Crisp, but not as characterful as might be hoped.
The Balvenie Vintage Cask 1967
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 9 A beautifully balanced classic Speyside whisky.
Glenfiddich 21 Years Old, Millennium Reserve
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 8 Lighter and more delicate than the 21 Years Old that appeared in a Wedgwood decanter in years past.
Adelphi Shannon Grain Single Malt Irish Whiskey
Single Grain - Ireland - 67.30% 6 Flavoursome for a grain, but neither especially clean nor well rounded.