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The Best Whiskies in the World, Awards Special
Colkegan Single Malt Whiskey
Single Malt - U.S.A. - 46.00% 9 Like walking into a French pâtisserie in a small rural Gascony village.
Cutty Sark 33 Years Old Art Deco
Blended - Scotland - 41.70% 9 Rum baba in a glass, a stand out whisky in this flight
Glen Moray Elgin Classic Port Cask Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 8 Three seasons in a pine forest in a glass. A really attractive whisky which is unctuous and juicy. Well done.
Stagg Jr. Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 0.00% 8 The perfect Old Fashioned whiskey? Na, just give me this one neat and a dime for the juke box in the corner.
The Glenlivet Nàdurra Oloroso
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.70% 8 Like a beautiful and entertaining tapestry. A work of art.
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 8 A really lovely whisky giving Christmas punch, spices and honey. A distilled mead.
Auchentoshan American Oak
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 8 Is this a sweet Blanc du Blanc?
anCnoc Distilled 2000
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 Sweet like confectioner's custard. MacDonald's ice cream Sunday with raspberry sauce.
Ballechin Single Malt 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 A big ploughing workhouse. Not a showjumper prancing about but a direct beast that does a job.
Label 5 Blended Scotch Whisky Gold Heritage
Blended - Scotland - 40.00% 8 This is afternoon tea. Not quite at the poshest restaurant in town, but the one next door. Slightly cheaper, no waiting time but equally as good.
Old Pulteney Navigator
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 Almost like a ginger wine, this would make a great rusty nail.
Compass Box Whisky Great Kind Street
Blended - Scotland - 43.00% 7 This is a pick'n'mix whisky, a bit rancio on the finish but there are some sweet moments if you look for them.
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.30% 7 This could do with much longer in the cask before being let out into the world. Makes me hope bottle-aging exists.
Springbank Cask Strength 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.30% 7 This one is not really to my taste.
Glengoyne 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 7 The whisky for a mason; lots of structure, stone and hard work.