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Issue 142 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 142

The best whiskies in the world 2017, Icons of Whisky Global winners and the conclusion to this year's Battle of the Blends


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Editors Choice

XOP Aultmore. For sherry fans, this is your gal.


The GlenDronach Single Cask Batch 14, 20 Years Old. If whisky were cocktails, this would be a Rob Roy twist made with Antica Formula.

New Tastings

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

XOP Aultmore
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.40%
8 For sherry fans, this is your gal.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The GlenDronach Single Cask Batch 14, 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.00%
8 If whisky were cocktails, this would be a Rob Roy twist made with Antica Formula.

Berry's Own Selection Blue Hanger 11th Limited Release
Blended Malt - Scotland - 45.60%
8 If you like grapefruits, this one's for you.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Box Single Malt The Explorer
Single Malt - Sweden - 48.30%
8 Chocolatey flavours juxtapose with a dry palate and wood shavings.

Edradour Chardonnay Cask Matured
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Chef got carried away in the kitchen and walked off leaving a right mess after that caramel mishap.

Scallywag Cask Strength No2
Blended Malt - Scotland - 54.10%
8 It's a cake face-off at the local baking competition.

The GlenDronach Single Cask Batch 14, 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.30%
8 Like a hug in a high-ABV mug (which is the exact-sized receptacle I'd like to enjoy this in).

Port Charlotte 2007 CC: 01
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.80%
7 If that doesn't put a rocket up you, what will?!

The Notch 12 Years Old Batch No2
Single Malt - U.S.A. - 48.00%
7 Easy-going, pleasant to drink but not particularly memorable.

Old Forester 2016 Birthday Bourbon
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 48.50%
7 Totally tropical taste (Lilt!).

Sullivans Cove Double Cask
Single Malt - Australia - 40.00%
7 Interesting. A touch green/bitter for my taste.

Compass Box 3 Years Old Deluxe
Blended Malt - Scotland - 49.20%
7 For goodness' sake, I got the hoppy, hoppy shake…

New Town Blends The Surgeons Ball
Blended Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A good weight to it, yet with lighter frills. A bit like a rugby player wearing a tutu.

Wemyss Malts Arbor In Bloom
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A slalom of a whisky – unexpected twists and turns.

Lombard Jewels of Scotland Bunnahabhain 1979 Sherry Wood
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.00%
7 Hopping mad.

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