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Issue 140 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 140

A journey round Islay, visits to Maker's Mark and Penderyn, and the conclusion to our trip down the Rockies

 

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Editors Choice

Three Ships 10 Years Old Limited Edition. Normally I would complain about the palate not displaying the exuberance of the nose, but I can't mo

Recommended

The BenRiach Tawny Port Wood Finish 21 Years Old. For a sherry monster, it has a lovely lightness of touch.

New Tastings

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

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!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 57.50%
9 A great dram to finish the evening.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Smögen Wee Swede
Single Malt - Sweden - 62.50%
8 Intense and primal. Those Swedes have come up with a cracker again!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Tweeddale The Last Centennial
Blended Malt - Scotland - 52.20%
8 That's how to use peated malt in a blend! Superb progression.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Teeling Revival Volume II
Single Malt - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
8 Wonderfully vibrant and inviting, just like an Irish girl I once knew!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Lombard Springbank 1991
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.00%
8 Not your average Campbeltown malt. It bears more than a passing resemblance to Arran!

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

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.

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!

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