The Road to Bangalore
Bagpipes and haggis...where else but India
October 2014, Issue 123, page 3
The Phoenix of Tullamore
Sixty years after the original distillery closed its doors, whiskey making has returned to the town of Tullamore
October 2014, Issue 123, page 6
Whisky Live Sandton, The Hague and London
October 2014, Issue 123, page 9
A Phoenix Arising from the Peat
Dave attends the opening of Tullamore D.E.W. new distillery
October 2014, Issue 123, page 11
A Grading System For Whiskey
The good, the great and exceptional bourbon labels
October 2014, Issue 123, page 12
The Miniature World of Whiskies
Neil examines the industry's purpose in sending these out
October 2014, Issue 123, page 14
Icons of Whisky America Results
Celebrating the finest people and places in the whisky industry
October 2014, Issue 123, page 16
A Learjet fantasy flight
October 2014, Issue 123, page 19
It's all Academic
Back to the classroom at The Irish Whiskey Academy
October 2014, Issue 123, page 25
The Rye Flavour Profile
We look at the opportunities and challenges of distilling with rye
October 2014, Issue 123, page 28
Dewar's World of Whisky
Times are a changing for these centuries old distilleries
October 2014, Issue 123, page 32
A Truffle with a Twist
Chocolate making in the Highlands
October 2014, Issue 123, page 36
Great Southern: Into the Great Unknown
Seáneen takes a tour of Western Australia's only whisky distillery
October 2014, Issue 123, page 39
River Deep Mountain High
Hans Offringa takes us hill walking this time, in the twelfth and last episode of our label series
October 2014, Issue 123, page 42
It's All in the Mix
The Compass Box Blending School
October 2014, Issue 123, page 44
Highway to Heaven
Duck island and the 66 Gilead Distillery
October 2014, Issue 123, page 47
Knockdhu: Expressions of Sheer Peat
Shining the light on a hidden gem – Knockdhu
October 2014, Issue 123, page 50
The Charleston Beat
It's all about the rhythm and a time to dance
October 2014, Issue 123, page 53
Tasmania, From the Glass to the Plate
Dégustation with Martine at Nant Distillery
October 2014, Issue 123, page 60
What's New on the Shelf
What's coming up in the whisky book world
October 2014, Issue 123, page 77
What's in a Name?
Diageo and The Explorers' Club Collection
October 2014, Issue 123, page 78
It's All in the Prime Number
Jonny recommends four great age statement whiskies
October 2014, Issue 123, page 79
Karuizawa Overtakes Ardbeg
Jonny on auction watch
October 2014, Issue 123, page 80
Ask the Expert
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October 2014, Issue 123, page 82
Glengoyne 25 Years Old Highland Single Malt
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.00% 8 It feels old but not fragile.
Ardbeg Supernova Committee Release
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.00% 8 A big boy bruiser with a tender heart.
Glendronach Tawny Port Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 Elegant, feminine and flirtatious. Gives you the wink and easy to drink.
Kilchoman, Abbey Whisky Exclusive 2009 PX Finish Single Cask Reserve
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.30% 8 A huge big bruiser - quite a showstopper!
The Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 8 Sultry and brooding. Katharine Hepburn in a glass.
Wemyss Malts Single Cask Release Lemon Cheesecake
Single Grain - Scotland - 46.00% 8 Tender hearted and loveable. Delicious.
291 Bad Boy Colorado Bourbon Whiskey Aspen Stave Finished
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.00% 8 A slight disconnect between nose and palate but give it time.
Balblair Highland Single Malt 1999 Vintage
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 A gentle personality and a crowd pleaser.
Rye - U.S.A. - 46.00% 8 Assertive, the spirit isn't being pushed around by the oak.
Elmer T. Lee Commemorative Edition
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 46.50% 8 Upfront, in your face and hard to dislike. If Dolly Parton was a whisky – it's this!
Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch 2014 Release
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 60.00% 8 A complex weave, this takes water and time to unravel.
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 8 This whispers in your ear and draws you in – very restrained and sophisticated.
Grand Traverse Distillery Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 46.00% 8 Curious – it was more like a liqueur than a whisky.
Hellyers Road Distillery Tasmania Original 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Australia - 46.20% 8 Exceedingly good but don't leave it for too long.
Highland Park Dark Origins
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.80% 7 The sherry masks more subtle flavours so it feels a little one-dimensional.
K5 Himalayan Whisky
Blended - Bhutan - 40.00% 7 A little lacking and thin, perhaps it was too young.
PUNI ALBA Acquavite di Cereali
Single Malt - Italy - 43.00% 7 Great nose but a little unforgiving for my palate.
Spirit of Freedom 30 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 46.00% 8 A good early evening dram.
Spirit of Hven Seven Stars Single Malt Whisky
Single Malt - Sweden - 45.00% 8 This was like being coddled in a tweed blanket, warming and reassuring.
That Boutique-y Whisky Company Glen Grant Batch 1
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.10% 8 A slippery one and difficult to get to grips with, I kept changing my mind.
The Maltman Ben Nevis 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.50% 7 Classic and classy - I preferred it neat.
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