A journey round Islay, visits to Maker's Mark and Penderyn, and the conclusion to our trip down the Rockies
Lammerlaw 12 Years Old, Peated Malt Finishing
Single Malt - New Zealand - 40.00% 7 The peat is so light that it is barely perceptible in the nose and palate, but it's dryness creates a contrast that lifts the sweeter notes.
Lammerlaw 12 Years Old, Special Finishing
Single Malt - New Zealand - 40.00% 6 I thought the earlier, younger bottling had more vigour.
Cadenhead's Lammerlaw 10 Years Old
Single Malt - New Zealand - 49.10% 7 This bottling is much more aggressive, and drying, than I remember. What happened to the soft maltiness and apricot fruitiness?
Whisky Live Auckland
New Zealand is the latest country to embrace Whisky Live and it did so with style. Dominic Roskrow went down under.
April 2008, Issue 71, page 10
Singer and whisky lover Robin Laing was fascinated to discover that New Zealand has a long whisky-making tradition when he toured there recently. Here he tells its story
July 2003, Issue 32, page 48
Toast of the town
Michael Jackson explains why he's being toasted in Wellington
April 2003, Issue 30, page 7
From soft touch to cask strength
Tom Bruce-Gardyne recounts the history of Cadenhead, a company once regarded as a “soft touch” but now better known for being quick to spot business opportunities in the whisky industry
July 2001, Issue 17, page 44