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Whisky Magazine Issue 143

Whisky Magazine Issue 143

Whisky Magazine Issue 143

In this issue - We discover the Wadden Isles, explore the spirit of collaboration behind Glenmorangie's latest expression and look at mizunara casks

Published June 2017

Big Wheel Keep On Turnin'
Looking ahead to a new era for the magazine

June 2017, Issue 143, page 3

Spirit of Yorkshire
Distillery doors are opened to the public

June 2017, Issue 143, page 6

New – Whisky Live Sopot
3 June 2017

June 2017, Issue 143, page 9

Highs and Lowlands of Scotch
Scotland's most exciting region for solace

June 2017, Issue 143, page 11

Age Matters, Or Does It?
The thorny issue of age statement versus non age statement

June 2017, Issue 143, page 12

The A9 Road Trip
Part 2: From Inverness to Thurso

June 2017, Issue 143, page 14

The Seven Pearls
Whisky from the Wadden Islands

June 2017, Issue 143, page 20

Pride In The Name Of Jazz
Neil Ridley visits Manhattan for the launch of Glenmorangie's latest, and oldest, release to date

June 2017, Issue 143, page 24

Adventures in Mizunara
How this wood can transform a whisky

June 2017, Issue 143, page 30

That's My Whisky!
Part One: Planning – putting the business on paper

June 2017, Issue 143, page 35

That Old Chestnut
Whisky producing at East London Liquor Company

June 2017, Issue 143, page 38

The Cask Master Filling System
30 years of service for this piece of kit

June 2017, Issue 143, page 44

Telling It Straight
The evolution of single malt Scotch advertising

June 2017, Issue 143, page 46

Pre-Heating The Charge
The role of plate heat exchangers

June 2017, Issue 143, page 50

Home Of The World's Best Single Malt
The story of Craigellachie Distillery

June 2017, Issue 143, page 52

Cigars & Whisky
The Cuban influence

June 2017, Issue 143, page 56

Focus On The Whisk(e)y
Jon Hughes plays to the strengths of different styles of spirit

June 2017, Issue 143, page 58

Bacon Butty
The first drams of Spring

June 2017, Issue 143, page 60

The Joy Of Six
DFS showcases rare whiskies at annual spirits event

June 2017, Issue 143, page 78

Irish Whisky Rising
Midleton on the march

June 2017, Issue 143, page 80

Ask The Expert
Q&A

June 2017, Issue 143, page 82

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

The Glendronach Single Cask Batch 14, 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.80%
9 I'm presuming this is European oak. Stands out in the sea of American oak in this issue, but also brilliant in its own right.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Abbey Whisky The Rare Casks Release 6, Glen Garioch 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.00%
8 Some great twists and turns in this helter skelter of a whisky.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila 10 Years Old Whisky Shop Dufftown Exclusive
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.90%
8 Bold, sweet and smoky. With added rocks.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glendronach Single Cask Batch 14, 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.60%
8 I'm totally nuts about you.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Langatun Old Bear Cask Proof
Single Malt - Switzerland - 62.80%
8 Big, brash and ballsy. The Donald Trump of whiskies?!

Aultmore 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Water washes out some of the interesting characters. The palate wasn't as expressive as the nose, but is still pleasant.

Balblair Vintage 2005
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Slather this on a scone with some strawberry jam.

Berrys' Own Selection 1996 Auchentoshan, Cask #202
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 For those who love the sweets of their childhood.

Berrys' Own Selection Glenlossie 1992 Cask #3473
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 I'll have mine straight up please, bartender.

Box Whisky Dálvve
Single Malt - Sweden - 46.00%
7 A vanilla ice cream float in cream soda.

Glen Moray 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 As vanilla as your 99.

Single Minded Speyside
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 For the Dr Jekylls and Mr Hydes out there.

St Patrick's Distillery Cask Strength
Blended Malt - Republic of Ireland - 53.00%
7 Another great whiskey from Ireland. Watch out Scotland…

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Port Ellen Batch 5
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.10%
7 Sweet, salty and smoky. Ticking all those Islay boxes.

Triple Eight Distillery Nor'Easter Bourbon
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 44.40%
7 Incredibly floral – not really the sort of thing I associate with American whiskey, but it's interesting!

Wemyss Malts Blended Malt Series The Hive
Blended Malt - Scotland - 54.50%
8 A pleasing whisky for sweet teeth who also like a bit of bite.

Wemyss Malts Single Cask Release Barbeque Mango Salsa
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Variation on a vanilla theme, this time with added smoke.

Wemyss Malts Single Cask Release Flambé Fruit
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Fresh and fruity, then toasty and nutty, before getting down and funky. The epitome of 'flavour journey'.

WhistlePig The Boss Hog Third Edition: The Independent
Rye - U.S.A. - 60.10%
8 A kick as strong as a horse wearing an aromatic flower garland.

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