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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

Tullibardine 1970 . Balanced and mature. Just how a sherry cask should be.

Recommended

Wemyss Malts Single Cask Release Briny Tangle. Heavenly. I'd buy it for the finish alone, which incidentally lasts for minutes.

New Tastings

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Tullibardine 1970
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.50%
9 Balanced and mature. Just how a sherry cask should be.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Lombard Single Malt Springbank 1965
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
9 This can only come from one distillery in Scotland. Unique and stunning!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Wemyss Malts Single Cask Release Briny Tangle
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
9 Heavenly. I'd buy it for the finish alone, which incidentally lasts for minutes.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Kilkerran 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
9 Classic, oozing character and class. If you love this style of whisky, then it's a must buy!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Compass Box Enlightenment
Blended Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 An exceptionally well-crafted vatted malt with a lovely balance of maturity and youth.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

High West Campfire
Blended - U.S.A. - 46.00%
8 A blend of peated malt and Bourbon? Very odd, but it works surprisingly well.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Tomatin Warehouse 6 Collection 1971
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80%
8 Dark chocolate and whisky, my favourite combination and if I can have it in a glass, then even better!

Glenmorangie The Tayne
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 A delicate nose for sure, but then powerful, rich and elegant on the palate. Definitely one to take your time over.

Loch Lomond Inchmurrin Madeira Wood Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 If you a like a sherried style of whisky this one is definitely for you. Complex, rich and beautifully mature.

The Dalmore Luceo
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A complex, mature whisky with lots of depth and richness. One to savour and take time to enjoy — a perfect dram to enjoy with friends while putting the world to rights.

anCnoc Black Hill Reserve
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Don't let this whisky's pale straw colour deceive – this is a lively, assertive, fresh-tasting dram whose flavours linger pleasingly on the palate.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenfarclas The Family Casks 22 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.80%
8 A bold dram with lots of oak influence.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Lost Distillery Company Classic Selection Lossit
Blended Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 I can feel the salt crystals forming on my tongue after that one!

Tomatin 40 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Delightfully, intense whisky that delights and surprises at every turn. It has real depth and character. A bottle of this wouldn't last long in my house.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Tomintoul Tlàth
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A pretty entertaining dram. I certainly wasn't expecting that finish!

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