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Whisky Magazine writer - Sam Coyne

Issue 153 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 153

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Sam Coyne

Per Mare Per Terras
Glenglassaugh Distillery gets elemental

January 2018, Issue 149, page 38

Icons of whisky Australia
A round up of the news and awards

September 2017, Issue 146, page 6

Whisky Magazine Issue 149

Whisky Magazine Issue 149
Kingsman - Taste of Africa - Ncn'ean Distillery - Clydeside - Diageo Specials - Green Spot.

Published January 2018.

Whisky Magazine Issue 146

Whisky Magazine Issue 146
A tour of Toronto, Bourbon's Pompeii, Bladnoch Distillery and a look back at Glenmorangie's last 10 years.

Published September 2017.

anCnoc Peatheart
Highland - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Dominated by the oak and the spice notes get a little lost. A drop of water sweetens things up nicely.

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Anon Batch 2 – 17 Years Old AW 10th Anniversary
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.80%
8 Hipflask, spade, onion sets, biltong and burning off- cuts in the evening light. Blissful.

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BenRiach Four Cask Matured Aged 21 Years
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
9 Serious. Separates then knits back together. Sherbet dips in the Cairngorms.

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Berrys Own Selection Strathclyde Strathclyde 1988
Single Grain - Scotland - 52.20%
8 A great drop of grain. Intriguing with layers that peel away, who called grain simple

Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye
Rye - America - 40.00%
7 Not bad at all, just wanted more pep and spice.

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Gelnglassaugh Pedro Ximene?z Sherry Wood Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A roller coaster ride with flavours punching through at different points.

Glenmorangie Spios
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Really fun with layers emerging. Such a great finish too.

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Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
Single Pot Still - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Brilliant balance between the fruit and cereal notes. Pot still at its best? Probably.

Griffo Stony Point
Single Malt - America - 47.00%
8 A big sweet- toothed number mixed with corn notes.

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Grindlay's Selection BenRinnes BenRinnes
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.40%
4 Fun stuff. Water helps releases hidden depths.

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Hard to Find Whisky Tobermory Casino Series - Rum Cask #Poker
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.60%
9 Gorgeous and breathtaking, that play of the seaside and earthiness, perfect balance.

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Highland Park The Dark
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.90%
8 Lovely stuff, well balanced. Like tucking into the sherry soaked iced finger at the bottom of a trifle.

Jewels of Scotland Dailuaine Dailuaine 2000
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.70%
8 Decent enough for the springtime hipflask, and water helps it open up.

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Lady of the Glen Jura Isle of Jura
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.60%
8 An odd number but once opened up it's good fun, layers of interest wash in.

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Langatun Old Bear
Single Malt - Switzerland - 40.00%
8 Just lovely, different and quite breathtaking.

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Stonecutter Heritage Cask Whiskey
Bourbon - America - 45.00%
8 Very yummy stuff indeed. So heady at first with those floral notes it really is a treat.

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Tullibardine Custodians 1962
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.10%
8 Like being in a vintage MGB GT. Seriously easy drinking but depth if you look.

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Wemyss Malts Single Cask Reserve Italian Bakery Delight
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Highly complicated with lots of layers and balanced sweetness

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Woodford Reserve Double Oaked
Bourbon - America - 43.20%
8 A liquid apple pie, just ask for more.

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Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Rye
Rye - America - 45.20%
8 Shows how wonderful rye can be. Sweet and spice vying for attention.

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