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Good quality neutral water. Water is generally added to loosen up and dilute other ingredients and should not impart any additional flavours or aromas to the cocktail.
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Ice and Water
Copper Bottom Vessels
Forsyths of Rothes
January 2017, Issue 141, page 14
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
A look at purifiers and the role they play during distillation
January 2017, Issue 141, page 52
Whisky tasting to the extreme
January 2017, Issue 141, page 13
Making Whisky At Ballindalloch
Suzanne and Gavin learn the fundamentals of distilling
January 2017, Issue 141, page 44
Johnnie Walker lands at Bahrain Airport
January 2017, Issue 141, page 78
Out of the Box
A Swedish distillery emerges from the forest
January 2017, Issue 141, page 40
Scotch on the Rocks
Whisky advertising between the World Wars
January 2017, Issue 141, page 23
Start As You Mean To Go On
Warming winter drams with recipes to get your year off to a healthy start
January 2017, Issue 141, page 60
William Grant celebrates
100th ambassador appointed to cover Australia and New Zealand
January 2017, Issue 141, page 6
Cowboys and Whisky
A roadtrip down the Rockies part 3
December 2016, Issue 140, page 36
Gateway to China
The best bars in Shanghai
December 2016, Issue 140, page 55
It's That Time Of Year
Give someone special a whisky inspired gift
December 2016, Issue 140, page 46
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
The Nights Are Drawing In
Winter whisky food pairings
December 2016, Issue 140, page 60
Aberfeldy 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 8 Refreshing and light-hearted. Almost too playful to take seriously.
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 8 A little more roundness would have been appreciated.
The Century of Malts Blended Scotch Whisky
Blended - Scotland - 40.00% 4 Gentle, smooth and delicately balanced, but with some underlying muscle. Complex and sophisticated. More of a James Bond than a Braveheart.
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.
Cadenhead's Rosebank 1989, 9 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 8 All of the characteristic floweriness of Rosebank, but with some roundness.
Blended - Ireland - 43.00% 8 Long one of my great favourites. In composition, it is the the simplest of blends, yet it demonstrates how malt can someimes be enhanced by a leavening of grain.
Glen Moray Chardonnay Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 7 Pale and soft, but textured.
Glenfiddich Special Reserve
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 7 Lean, smooth and appetising.
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 7 A surprising degree of continuity from the earlier vatted Tobermory, though this version has more individuality.
Talisker 1986, The Distiller's Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80% 7 Not for Talisker purists, but a highly distinctive interplay of whisky and sherry.
Gordon & MacPhail Scapa 1987
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 7 A complex, delicate, well-balanced vintage.
Scotch Malt Whisky Society 9 Years Old, Brimstone & Treacle
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00% 7
Jameson Limited Edition, 15 Years Old
Blended - Ireland - 40.00% 8 Distinctive. A very full pot-still Irish.
Glenfarclas 40 Years Old, Millennium Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.70% 9 Some of the voluptuousness has sagged with age.
- Scotland - 46.00% 7 Not firing fully yet
Gordon & MacPhail Ardmore 1985
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 7 I have always thought of Ardmore as having a rather bluff character, but on this occasion I found it both welcoming and comforting.
Ardbeg 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 Not from a particularly peaty period, but packed with Ardbeg's other flavours. Wonderfully distinctive.
Cutty Sark Original Scots
Blended - Scotland - 40.00% 6 The flavours are tightly combined. I imagine exploring them late at night in a vaguely disreputable bar in the tropics. Perhaps it's the name.
J & B Rare
Blended - Scotland - 40.00% 6 Some very enjoyable flavours, but lacking in dimension for me. I'll try it again at bedtime.
Adelphi Linkwood 17 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 64.20% 8 Linkwood always evokes thoughts of sweetmeats, sometimes delicate, on other occasions more robust. This is in the latter mood: down-to-earth sweetness.
Bennachie 17 Years Old
Blended Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 6 Light but pleasant, with some delicacy and complexity.
Cadenhead's Bourbon 5 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 63.00% 6 Just too woody for me, though a good splash of water brings out the other flavours.
Evan Williams 1990, Single Barrel
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 43.30% 8 Very different in style. Liqueur-ish.
Glen Kirk 8 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 7 Flavours do not combine. Lack roundness.