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Edradour Distillery

Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5JP, Scotland
Tel: +44 1796 472 095
Fax: +44 1796 472 002

Articles (16)

A question of soul
Edradour may be small but it's perfectly formed and as it starts to bottle malt distilled under its current owners, it looks set to continue to punch above its weight. Dominic Roskrow visited it.

February 2009, Issue 78, page 42

An industry mourns
The whisky world has paid tribute to one of its biggest supporters – Michael Jackson–long time Whisky Magazine contributor, author, journalist and towering authority on whisky and beer. Here is a ...

September 2007, Issue 66, page 7

Ask the expert
Send your questions to or by post to: Q&A, Whisky Magazine, St Faiths House, Mountergate, Norwich, England, NR1 1PY Could you give me some advice regarding a bottle of The Mac...

December 2014, Issue 124, page 82

Back for more at Edradour
It's four years since our mystery visitor was at Edradour, and a lot has happened since then. So what's the tour like now?

June 2004, Issue 40, page 18

From the Editor
At last this year's worst kept secret in whisky can be revealed. Andrew Symington has purchased Edradour Distillery from Chivas Brothers. The major frustration of publishing is that of schedules and d...

October 2002, Issue 26, page 5

Great Summer Reads
Some of the best whisky books recently published

July 2015, Issue 129, page 101

Industry 'Oscars' honour the heroes of whisky
The Icons of Whisky recognise the people and companies that have made the biggest contribution to the world of whisky. Dominic Roskrow explains how the winners were chosen

March 2005, Issue 46, page 26

Rise & Shine (Glendronach)
Gavin D. Smith tells the story of Highland distillery Glendronach, which has a happy ending after all

June 2003, Issue 31, page 49

Stock of French whisky event rises
The first Whisky LiveParis was held inteh old Parisian stock market - and it was a success

October 2004, Issue 43, page 15

The Miller's Tale
Another fascinating 12 months in the world of whisky, then. The trend for small independents buying distilleries from large multinationals goes on. Announcements of new smaller-scale distilling projec...

March 2003, Issue 29, page 5

The Myth, The Mafia and The Magic
Edradour, one of the last ‘farm distilleries'

July 2015, Issue 129, page 34

The refashioning of history
Charles Maclean examines the curious story of Clan Campbell and its acquired pedigree

August 1999, Issue 5, page 56

The Southern Highlands
Gavin D. Smith embarks on a whisky trail through Perth and its environs

September 2015, Issue 130, page 14

The Very Best Reads
Some of the whisky books recently published

September 2015, Issue 130, page 77

What's New on the Shelf
Coming up in the whisky book world

June 2015, Issue 128, page 77

Who's afraid of the sherried beaties
Gavin D. Smith looks at whether sherried whiskies are still relevant to whisky drinkers.

June 2010, Issue 88, page 48

Whiskies (13)

Ballechin Edradour Burgundy matured
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 It is young and showing great promise. Keep watching this with interest.

Ballechin Single Malt 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A big ploughing workhouse. Not a showjumper prancing about but a direct beast that does a job.

Dougie Macleans Caledonia Selection
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A tired sherry cask? Or a tyred one? A rubbery profile which does not release much, apart from dour sulphury notes. Water does not help.

Edradour 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Much more sherried than the previous 10 Years Old distillery bottling. The back-label still lifts (unattributed) phrases from my tasting notes for that edition. The new version is very elegant, but th...

Edradour 2006 Oloroso Sherry Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 59.20%
8 This begs for water, so add carefully. A wonderful nose.

Edradour Chardonnay Cask Matured
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Chef got carried away in the kitchen and walked off leaving a right mess after that caramel mishap.

Edradour Port Cask Matured
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 If the oak hadn't taken the edge off the palate this would have scored higher. Still a very enjoyable dram!

Edradour The Fairy Flag 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Pleasant, complex malt with all the character derived from the sherry cask.

Edradour Straight From the Cask Chateauneuf du Pape Cask Finish 11 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.90%
7 It's a young sherry monster, which could have come from anywhere.

Edradour Straight from the Cask Port Wood Finish 13 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.30%
7 So, no distillery character but a unique sherried dram.

Signatory Edradour 1976
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.10%
7 Still a hint of the typical creaminess. Although its flavours are on the light side, Edradour is quite rich in body. It stands up well to age, but this is not the best '76 I have tasted.

Signatory Edradour Burgundy Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.00%
6 Not to my taste. Only useful as a weapon in hand-to-hand combat.

Signatory Straight from the Cask Edradour 11 Years Old, Madeira Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 59.60%
7 Bags of cask character, and fine if you find finishes fun.

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