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Summer Sippers
The Bramble team show that Scotch whisky isn’t restricted to cold-weather drinks

June 2018, Issue 152, page 58

Dos and Don'ts
At the retailer, while travelling and at home, the proper storage of cigars is vital

May 2018, Issue 151, page 56

Showing your age
The Bramble team show how marrying and ageing can be used to produce superior cocktails

April 2018, Issue 150, page 62

Honouring the Bard
Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o the puddin'-race!

January 2018, Issue 149, page 60

Cocktails With Bramble Bar Edinburgh
Inspired by the flavours of the winter, along with those of the Arran Malt, the Bramble team have whipped up three cocktails that are sure to get you through those long, dark nights.

December 2017, Issue 148, page 58

Filler text - No this is not a typo
This issue we’re talking about filler, also known as 'the bit in the middle of your cigar'.

November 2017, Issue 147, page 52

The Spirit of Omotenashi
Japan comes to Edinburgh as the Brambleteam mix with three Nikka expressions

November 2017, Issue 147, page 54

A World of Possibilities
More cocktail inspiration from Edinburgh's Bramble Bar

February 2017, Issue 144, page 58

Cigars & Whisky
The Cuban influence

June 2017, Issue 143, page 56

Focus On The Whisk(e)y
Jon Hughes plays to the strengths of different styles of spirit

June 2017, Issue 143, page 58

Cowboys and Whisky
The blending room at Balcones Distillery in Waco, Texas is a bright, airy space with brick walls and white tables. On a hot Monday afternoon in August, dozens of covered Glencairn glasses were laid ou...

January 2017, Issue 141, page 36

The Nights Are Drawing In
Winter whisky food pairings

December 2016, Issue 140, page 60

The Maverick Distillery
Pushing the boundaries at Bruichladdich

October 2016, Issue 139, page 26

A whisky haven

September 2016, Issue 138, page 79

Fèis Ìle
A grand tour on the SS Glen Etive

July 2016, Issue 137, page 55



Aberlour 1976
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 A little more roundness would have been appreciated.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Cadenhead's 10 Years Old, Bourbon
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
9 I especially like bourbons when they are big and robust. This is both hearty and complex. A wonderful winter warmer.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Aberlour 15 Years Old, Sherry Wood
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Complex and sophisticated.

Cadenhead's 13 Years Old, Bourbon
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 65.90%
7 Despite this being older, it is less astringently woody than the similar five-year-old.

Van Winkle Family Reserve, 13 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 47.80%
8 Certainly showing its age, but full of character.

Aberlour 1976
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Had I not known that it was matured in first-fill bourbon barrels. I would have guessed that there was some sherry.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Royal Salute 21 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 In the rich, luxurious, style, this is a long established favourite of mine.

Clan Campbell Highlander 12 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Rounded. On the sweet side.

Grand Old Parr 12 Years Old
Blended Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 If you want to taste barley in a blend, look no further than this muscular heavyweight.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Johnnie Walker Black Label
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
9 Deceptively gentle at first. I have on occasion been completely led astray by what seems to be mildness of this whisky, then taken on a journey of rediscovery. I find new flavours every time.

Aberlour 1990
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 On this occasion the vintage bottling had the most typical Aberlour character, especially in its spiciness. I also enjoyed its liveliness and complexity. The best Aberlour on the day.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Macallan Fifties
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Closest to The Macallan of today, appropriately enough.

Virginia Gentleman 90 Proof Small Batch Bourbon
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
7 Less characterful than the Virginia Gentleman I remember, but still quite distinctive.

Maker's Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 This famously smooth whisky seems slightly less sweet than I remember, especially in the nose and finish. Better balanced, but perhaps fractionally less distinctive.

Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.50%
8 My descriptors make it sound like a dessert whisky, but it is also very appetising. Just a tad too sophisticated for me.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Gibson's Finest 18 Years Old
Blended - Canada - 40.00%
8 Appetising, Very enjoyable.

Old Overholt Canadian rye
Rye - U.S.A. - 40.00%
7 Originally from Pennsylvania. For years, the only reasonably accessible rye. I would have liked it to be more extrovert, to say: “I'm a rye, whether you like me or not, and I'm coming out of the clo...

Adelphi Knockdhu 1989, 12 Years Old, Cask 286
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.60%
7 Delicious. Perilously drinkable. Drink it with dessert. No, pour it all over the ice-cream.

Classic Malts Glenkinchie Special Edition, Friends of the Classic Malts
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.70%
7 Only two Years Older than the regular Glenkinchie, but much richer. A very good cask.

Private Collection Imperial 1990 Sherry Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 The flavours hang together better in this version, and I favour it over the port finish, but by too narrow a margin to score.

Lombard Glen Grant 1964
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 I usually find delicate old Glen Grants to be overwhelmed by oak. This example makes for a mature dram with considerable complexity.

Lombard Springbank 1965
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Robust, but lacks the delicacy and structure of the best Springbanks.

Van Winkle 12 Years Old, Lot B
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.20%
8 This should obviously be an ingredient of all self-respecting desserts. An accompaniment to them, too. And an after dinner drink. You are in a dry county? So what?

Gordon & MacPhail Inverleven 1986
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
6 Light, straightforward. Delicacy without mannerism. Keep it for a romantic candlelit dinner.

Milford 10 Years Old
Single Malt - New Zealand - 43.00%
7 Good flavour development.



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