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Issue 124 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 124

David Beckham Interview, Battle of the Blends, Ardbeg Distillery, Japan focus


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Editors Choice

Michter's US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish. A superb dram with an intriguing oak character.


Bowmore The Devil's Casks Second Release. Comments: Wow! Talk about a finish. I could still taste this the next day.

New Tastings

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Michter's US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.70%
8 A superb dram with an intriguing oak character.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

GlenDronach Sauternes Cask Finish 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Simply stunning. Powerful, superbly balanced. A malt to savour.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bowmore The Devil's Casks Second Release
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
8 Comments: Wow! Talk about a finish. I could still taste this the next day.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Elijah Craig Single Barrel 23 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 Well, this certainly doesn't lack personality!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Cù Bòcan Cherry Cask
- Scotland - 46.00%
8 Lovely nose. The oak has its wicked way with the palate.

Tullamore D.E.W. Celebratory Phoenix Single Batch
Blended - Republic of Ireland - 55.00%
8 What is this? An Irish pot still whiskey aged in French oak. Either way, it's gorgeous!

Wemyss Vintage Malts Loch Indaal Catch
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Stunningly mature. There may be a wrinkle or two, but wrinkles come with age!

Woodford Reserve Master's Collection Sonoma-Cutter Pinot Noir Finish
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.20%
8 I was expecting a lot more for the palate given that very complex nose.

Edradour Straight from the Cask Port Wood Finish 13 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.30%
7 So, no distillery character but a unique sherried dram.

Machrie Morr Cask Strength
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.40%
7 Neat, a real sinus clearing malt! Diluted, the oak grips a little too much.

Adnams Triple Grain Whisky No 2
Single Grain - England - 43.00%
7 Love the intensity of this. Not to everyone's taste, but if you love young, herbal rye whisky then it will be.

anCnoc Cutter
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 ery harmonious. The dense, fruitiness of the spirit gives it weight and it's not one dimensional.

Ardbeg Kildalton
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 If only the palate had the intensity of the nose and the finish, which is when it sprang to life!

Old Pulteney 1990 Vintage
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A complex malt with the American and European oak spirit working in harmony.

Triticale Whiskey A Rye Wheat Hybrid
Rye - U.S.A. - 44.00%
7 A lovely, complex nose but the oak gipped the palate a little too much.

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