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Brands and Distilleries : Old Fitzgerald

Issue 124 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 124

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

 

Old Fitzgerald

Old Fitzgerald 12 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 Characterful, but not an easy whisky on the basis of this bottling. Bitterness seems to have gained a notch at the expense of the fudge flavours. Water brings it back, but not all the way.

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Old Fitzgerald Very Special
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 Surprising. Seems subdued at first, then shines through when oxygenated.

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A Phoenix from the flames
It's nearly 10 years since a major fire all but destroyed a great part of Heaven Hill. But the distillery's now thriving and going from strength to strength. Charles Cowdery reports

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The History man
Kentuckian Mike Veachhas dedicated his adult life to archiving bourbon. Now he's seeing it gets the respect it deserves.

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Heading off the trail
Charles K. Cowdery looks at 25 additions to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to help give you a bigger whiskey picture.

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Rediscovering America
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Extending the family
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The spirit of independence
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God bless Herr Bourbon
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Attracting barfiles
There is only one place to take the temperature of the great cocktail makers, New Orleans. Liza Weisstuch went to see what's shaking.

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Chart Position

Latest
44
Best
38
Average
86

Bottle Price

Average
£458
Highest
£1,623

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Old Fitzgerald
The Drink Shop
£24.64
Old Fitzgerald 12 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£43.95
Old Fitzgerald 12 Year Old
The Drink Shop
£43.18
Old Fitzgerald 12 Year Old 75cl
Master of Malt
£42.69
Old Fitzgerald 1849 Bot.1980s
The Whisky Exchange
£350.00
Old Fitzgerald Colonial Decanter Bot.1970s
The Whisky Exchange
£499.00
Old Fitzgerald Gold Label 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£3.15
Old Fitzgerald Prime Bourbon Bot.1970s
The Whisky Exchange
£499.00
Very Old Fitzgerald 1954 8 Years Old Bot.1962
The Whisky Exchange
£999.00
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