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Issue 137 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 137

Irish whiskey, touring the Hebrides and an American whiskey supplement on Kentucky Bourbon


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Editors Choice

Benromach 35 Years Old. A lovely, clean and sherry matured Spey.


Aberfeldy 16 Years Old. A pleasant, mellow, mature whisky.

New Tastings

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Benromach 35 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
9 A lovely, clean and sherry matured Spey.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Wemyss Malts Single Cask Release The Admiral's Beacon
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
9 Absolutely gorgeous and probably quite expensive!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Box Single Malt Whisky The 2nd Step Collection 01
Single Malt - Sweden - 51.10%
9 A truly world class whisky.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Grindlay's Single Cask Release Glentauchers 1996
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.50%
9 Now that's how I like my Speys. Beautifully complex and layered.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Octomore 07.4 Virgin Oak
Single Malt - Scotland - 61.20%
8 Water makes it sweeter and smokier, but just like the George T Stagg, it has to be experienced as nature intended – neat!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Compass Box The Circus
Blended - Scotland - 49.00%
8 A heavily sherried, high malt content blend with some maturity.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Aberfeldy 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A pleasant, mellow, mature whisky.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Batch 206 Old Log Cabin
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 43.00%
8 A lovely rye-heavy Bourbon with the right amount of alcohol to intensify the spices.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Craigellachie 19 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 It has charm and thankfully enough sweet honey and creamy oak to balance its industrial character.

Prometheus 27 Years Old Cache 2
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.00%
8 Bitter at the end, but this certainly has its merits.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Berrys' Single Malt Scotch Whisky 2000, Glengoyne, Cask #1074
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A lovely whisky. A perfect marriage of American and sherry oak aged spirit.

The Quiet Man “An Fear Ciuin” Traditional Irish Whiskey
Blended - Northern Ireland - 40.00%
8 A delightful blend. The grain feels like it has some age and makes up for the lessened malt character on the palate.

Langatun Swiss Single Malt Whisky Old Deer
Single Malt - Switzerland - 40.00%
8 Impressive and unlike a number of European whiskies it seems to have spent a bit of time in oak!

That Boutique-y Whisky Company North British Batch 2
Single Grain - Scotland - 49.30%
8 A lovely, fresh, young grain. Avoid water – the alcohol gives it intensity.

Jameson Limited Edition St. Patrick's Day
Blended - Republic of Ireland - 40.00%
8 A pleasant and straightforward blend.

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