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Issue 143 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 143

We discover the Wadden Isles, explore the spirit of collaboration behind Glenmorangie's latest expression and look at mizunara casks

 

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Editors Choice

The Glendronach Single Cask Batch 14, 26 Years Old. I'm presuming this is European oak. Stands out in the sea of American oak in this issue, but also br

Recommended

Abbey Whisky The Rare Casks Release 6, Glen Garioch 21 Years Old. Some great twists and turns in this helter skelter of a whisky.

New Tastings

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

The Glendronach Single Cask Batch 14, 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.80%
9 I'm presuming this is European oak. Stands out in the sea of American oak in this issue, but also brilliant in its own right.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Glendronach Single Cask Batch 14, 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.60%
8 I'm totally nuts about you.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Gordon & MacPhail Caol Ila 10 Years Old Whisky Shop Dufftown Exclusive
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.90%
8 Bold, sweet and smoky. With added rocks.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Abbey Whisky The Rare Casks Release 6, Glen Garioch 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.00%
8 Some great twists and turns in this helter skelter of a whisky.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Langatun Old Bear Cask Proof
Single Malt - Switzerland - 62.80%
8 Big, brash and ballsy. The Donald Trump of whiskies?!

Wemyss Malts Blended Malt Series The Hive
Blended Malt - Scotland - 54.50%
8 A pleasing whisky for sweet teeth who also like a bit of bite.

WhistlePig The Boss Hog Third Edition: The Independent
Rye - U.S.A. - 60.10%
8 A kick as strong as a horse wearing an aromatic flower garland.

Balblair Vintage 2005
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Slather this on a scone with some strawberry jam.

Berrys' Own Selection Glenlossie 1992 Cask #3473
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 I'll have mine straight up please, bartender.

St Patrick's Distillery Cask Strength
Blended Malt - Republic of Ireland - 53.00%
7 Another great whiskey from Ireland. Watch out Scotland…

Triple Eight Distillery Nor'Easter Bourbon
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 44.40%
7 Incredibly floral – not really the sort of thing I associate with American whiskey, but it's interesting!

Single Minded Speyside
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 For the Dr Jekylls and Mr Hydes out there.

Aultmore 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Water washes out some of the interesting characters. The palate wasn't as expressive as the nose, but is still pleasant.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Port Ellen Batch 5
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.10%
7 Sweet, salty and smoky. Ticking all those Islay boxes.

Wemyss Malts Single Cask Release Flambé Fruit
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Fresh and fruity, then toasty and nutty, before getting down and funky. The epitome of 'flavour journey'.

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