Passage to India
A country truly embracing whisky
December 2016, Issue 140, page 3
Irish Whiskey Mentors
Help on hand for new entrants to this fast growing sector
December 2016, Issue 140, page 6
Whisky Live New York
December 2016, Issue 140, page 8
Breaking the Conventions
Educating the consumer about whisky
December 2016, Issue 140, page 11
The Bourbon Cycle
Making your mind up
December 2016, Issue 140, page 13
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
Cowboys and Whisky
A roadtrip down the Rockies part 3
December 2016, Issue 140, page 36
The Final Countdown
The Battle of the Blends goes to the vote
December 2016, Issue 140, page 40
What is happening to this most iconic of whiskey brands?
December 2016, Issue 140, page 42
It's That Time Of Year
Give someone special a whisky inspired gift
December 2016, Issue 140, page 46
Smoke and Phenolic Compounds
We look at peated malts and ask how they evolve during the ageing process
December 2016, Issue 140, page 48
Whisky in the Land of Dragons
Whisky Magazine's editor takes a trip to the only whisky distillery in Wales
December 2016, Issue 140, page 51
Gateway to China
The best bars in Shanghai
December 2016, Issue 140, page 55
The Nights Are Drawing In
Winter whisky food pairings
December 2016, Issue 140, page 60
The Final Curtain
Our books page comes to a close
December 2016, Issue 140, page 77
What's Happening In Cannes
The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) World Exhibition
December 2016, Issue 140, page 78
Glenfiddich 1937... A Record?
Aftersale charges should not be included
December 2016, Issue 140, page 80
Ask the Expert
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December 2016, Issue 140, page 82
Three Ships 10 Years Old Limited Edition
Single Malt - South Africa - 44.60% 9 Normally I would complain about the palate not displaying the exuberance of the nose, but I can't moan at all about the depth and quality!
Berry's Single Malt Scotch Whisky 1989, Glen Garioch, Cask #7856
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.60% 8 If the palate was as exuberant as the nose then this would have been exceptional.
Kinloch 35 Years Old Vintage Blend
Blended - Scotland - 46.00% 8 You could say it's a one-dimensional sherry-heavy blend, but it has some lovely maturity.
Lombard Springbank 1991
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.00% 8 Not your average Campbeltown malt. It bears more than a passing resemblance to Arran!
Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 57.50% 9 A great dram to finish the evening.
Parker's Heritage Collection 24 Years Old Bourbon 10th Edition
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.00% 8 Now that's how I like my Bourbon, hard and spicy with no fat and flabby corn!
Smögen Wee Swede
Single Malt - Sweden - 62.50% 8 Intense and primal. Those Swedes have come up with a cracker again!
Teeling Revival Volume II
Single Malt - Republic of Ireland - 46.00% 8 Wonderfully vibrant and inviting, just like an Irish girl I once knew!
That Boutique-y Whisky Company Carsebridge 52 Years Old Batch 1
Single Grain - Scotland - 40.50% 9 Perfectly balanced with poise and elegance. A must-buy!
The BenRiach Tawny Port Wood Finish 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 For a sherry monster, it has a lovely lightness of touch.
The Tweeddale The Last Centennial
Blended Malt - Scotland - 52.20% 8 That's how to use peated malt in a blend! Superb progression.
Big Peat Limited Edition Christmas 2016
Blended Malt - Scotland - 54.60% 8 It appears to be a blend of peated malts. Could benefit from a little light and shade.
Glencadam 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 A pleasant, unpretentious and straightforward Highland malt.
Glenfiddich Experimental Series #01 IPA Experiment
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 8 As much as I like American oak, it was too dominant on the palate for me.
Hyde Irish Whiskey Single Grain Burgundy Cask Finish
Single Grain - Republic of Ireland - 46.00% 7 Pleasantly intense, although it sort of runs out of steam towards the end.
Single Grain - Slovenia - 40.00% 7 Definitely interesting. I can see Bourbon fans enjoying this.
Lombard Speyside 1988
Blended Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 7 Straightforward but bracing and charming with plenty of Speyside character.
Tomatin 1995 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 An incredibly laid back, mature malt. A dram that requires time and contemplation.
Tullibardine The Murray
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.80% 8 It's Auchentoshan on steroids!
Wemyss Malts Single Cask Release East Neuk Dunes
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 7 The oak hasn't fully removed the unwanted impurities, but left any longer the oak would have probably overwhelmed the palate.
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