Spring Has Sprung
Mad as a March hare
April 2015, Issue 127, page 3
Famous Grouse Experience
Glenturret expands the knowlege bank of whisky
April 2015, Issue 127, page 6
Whisky Live Warsaw
April 2015, Issue 127, page 7
The Scotch Event
Wibble wobble, wibble wobble, is there jelly on the plate?
April 2015, Issue 127, page 9
Drinkin' Like it's 1985
The phenomenon of ‘vintage' bottles of whisky
April 2015, Issue 127, page 11
Of Past, Present and Michter's
Can the historic Pennsylvania brand truly become a Kentucky distillery?
April 2015, Issue 127, page 12
The Urban Bourbon Trail
Fred hits the Kentucky Visitors Centres
April 2015, Issue 127, page 18
Let the grain take the strain
The Battle of the Blends Round Three
April 2015, Issue 127, page 26
It's all in the closure
April 2015, Issue 127, page 30
Forewarned and Forearmed
On the golf and whisky trail
April 2015, Issue 127, page 32
The Speyside Whisky Festival 30 April – 4 May 2015
April 2015, Issue 127, page 36
The Rivers of Iron
Whisky and the railways on Speyside
April 2015, Issue 127, page 44
Whisky Making at Altitude
Allt-á-Bhainne and Braeval's contribution to some of the world's best-selling blends
April 2015, Issue 127, page 49
Washbacks and Mashtuns
The noble art of vessel making
April 2015, Issue 127, page 51
Old School Kentucky
They make craft whiskey don't they?
April 2015, Issue 127, page 55
An intertwined relationship to history
April 2015, Issue 127, page 58
Whisky and a taste of India
April 2015, Issue 127, page 60
What's New on the Shelf
Coming up in the whisky book world
April 2015, Issue 127, page 77
Duty Free Show
IAADFS shows US travellers what they're missing
April 2015, Issue 127, page 78
Jonny goes to the polls
April 2015, Issue 127, page 79
Battle of the Brands
Second round to Karuizawa
April 2015, Issue 127, page 80
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Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80% 8 Seriously impressive. The combination of oils and soot stick to the palate.
Ichiro's Malt Card Joker
Single Malt - Japan - 57.70% 8 Now this is how I like my sherry matured whiskies, with a bit of age and oxidation notes to add character.
Isle of Skye 21 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00% 8 A beautiful, mature whisky
Paul John Indian Single Malt Single Cask Peated #777
Single Malt - India - 59.20% 8 Like a dusty, mature Bowmore.
Wemyss Vintage Malts Oysters With Lemon Pearls
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 Hmmm... I think I'm having a When Sally Met Harry moment!
Ancient Mariner Tobermory 1996 Cask Number 349
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.10% 7 Not exactly my favoured style of whisky but it has fruit and sweetness to balance the ‘spirit' character.
anCnoc Distilled 1975
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.20% 8 It really comes alive on the finish as those spices kick in.
Berrys' Single Malt Scotch Whisky 1988 Littlemill Cask #33
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 7 It's an enjoyable aperitif style whisky. My only gripe is that the oak bites a little hard on the finish.
Black Mountain BM No2
Blended - France - 42.00% 7 A lovely malt, which runs out of steam a little on the palate. I would have liked to have seen a little more oak interaction.
Chivas Regal Extra Blended Scotch Whisky
Blended - Scotland - 40.00% 7 The oak has the spirit in its vice-like grip!
Corsair Buck Yeah!
Pot Still - U.S.A. - 46.00% 8 Definitely left of centre. It has more than a passing resemblance to the Corsair Rasputin. For the record I love it!
Dunville's VR Old Irish Whiskey
Single Malt - Northern Ireland - 46.00% 8 Interesting! I don't think I have ever tasted a whisky with so much winey fruit.
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.
Glendalough 13 Years Old
Single Malt - Republic of Ireland - 46.00% 8 Now this is the sort of whisky that excites me. Complex and full of character. Has some unmalted barley been used here?
Single Malt - Sweden - 46.10% 8 An all-round lovely malt. An Irish rye whiskey perhaps?
Millstone The Whisky Exchange Exclusive Dutch Single Rye Whisky
Rye - Netherlands - 58.60% 8 Now that's an impressive oak monster. Like a high rye content American, but I don't think it is.
Redbreast Mano a Lámh
Pot Still - Republic of Ireland - 46.00% 8 I thought it was going to be a fairly simple grain whisky and then it sprang to life on the finish.
Skip Rock Rye Whiskey
Rye - U.S.A. - 43.00% 8 A fabulous nose. Maybe more time in the cask might have helped the palate.
That Boutique-y Whisky Company Tobermory Batch 3
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.10% 8 A superbly balanced whisky.
The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 7 It's pleasant enough in an unassuming way. Although it does fill out on the palate I would have liked to have seen it bottled at 43 or 46%.
Van Brunt Stillhouse Rye Whiskey Lot #7 Small Batch
Single Malt - U.S.A. - 42.00% 7 It's another of those love / hate whiskies. Interesting!
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