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The Mackenzie Tasting notes and reviews

Issue 150 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 150

World's best 2018 - Rosebank - Music - Lot 40 - Royal Drams


The Mackenzie

The Mackenzie
Rest of World Whisky ~ Blended
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Martine Nouet

Slightly butyric. Wet floor in a dairy. Touch of pinewood. Fungus. Barleysugar. Touch of apple juice. Elderberry wine.
Sweet at first sip then very spicy with an unusual taste. Physalis, poppy drop, elderberry. Going definitely on the hot side. Tabasco.
Dry, burning.
A very strange aromatic profile. Nose is not very pleasant at start then it delivers more.

Dave Broom

Rooty, then peach, fruit salad. Hot rocks. With water becomes hugely perfumed, lavender, then camomile blossom. Bizarre.
Immediate hit of marzipan, then angelica. Almost off-puttingly confected. A scented boudoir.
Camomile tea with a touch of echinacea.
Bonkers stuff.
Whisky Magazine Issue 60

Whisky Magazine Issue 60
Praban na Linne - Grain production - Marmalade - Laphroaig - Cocktail time - Whisky Islands - New Zealand illicit stills - Hokonui - Compass Box - Old Pulteney - Dewar Rattray.

Published November 2006.

Firing up a Titan

January 2015, Issue 125, page 6

Keeper's of the flame
Gavin D Smith continues his look at great distillery fires.

June 2009, Issue 80, page 22

Small and perfectly formed (Dalmore)
Great whisky, great scenery, great climate. Dalmore has just about got it all, as John D Lamond reports.

December 1999, Issue 7, page 56

Spiritual Home
Lindores Distillery begins to take shape

September 2016, Issue 138, page 6

Success as Seller's Fees Slashed
Commission free deal for sellers

March 2016, Issue 134, page 78

The innovation game
Dave gives us his thoughts on the latest crop of new whisky

November 2006, Issue 60, page 12

The pipes are calling
Michael Jackson gets away from it all

June 2002, Issue 23, page 7

Whisky and the written word
Brian Hennigan examines the positive and often negative relationship between writers, their work and the water of life.

December 2001, Issue 20, page 18

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