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Issue 121 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 121

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Tullibardine 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 A delicate malt, but with some complexity.

Tullibardine 1993, Marsala Wood Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A lovely dram. Fresh, natural, cheery. The perfect companion for a cheese party. Preferably undiluted.

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Tullibardine 1993, Port Wood Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
6 Somewhere in the mid palate, there was a momentary hint of malt whisky. I don't know how that found its way into this obscure liqueur from Heaven.

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Tullibardine 1993, Sauterne Wood Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 There's lots of elements at play here. They're just not playing together.

Tullibardine 30 Years Old, Stillman's Dram
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.00%
8 Perilously easy to drink. The whisky world's answer to a New World Chardonnay.

Tullibardine Aged Oak
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 A well structured dram. Oakier on the palate than on the nose.

Tullibardine Coume Del Mas Banyuls
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
6 Too much finish for me.

Tullibardine Pure Pot Spirit
Single Malt - Scotland - 69.10%
Shows what a good base spirit is being made here –but this can only be used in reference to the bottled mature product (when you can see how good the wood has been).

Tullibardine Sovereign
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 ?The nose is promising, the palate is a bit behind. But this is a pleasant dram.

Adelphi Tullibardine 35 Years Old, Cask 2112
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.60%
7 Tullibardine is a gentle, civilised, malt that seems to live in obscurity. Nice to be reminded of its existence. Could be a golfers dram – the distillery is near Gleneagles.

Signatory Tullibardine 1973
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.60%
8 Rounder than a previous Signatory bottling at 1972.

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The Miller's Tale
Last Thursday I met two men who had bought distilleries in the last month: Michael Beamish and Leonard Russell. For me they represent the joyful polarity of the whisky industry. Michael was on time a...

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Exploring the Highlands
In the latest in our series on places to visit we look at some of the lesser known distilleries in Eastern Scotland.

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Good Evans!
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The region known as The Highlands covers a huge and disparate area. So in this area we focus just on the South and East part of the region

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Ask the expert
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Worth a visit?
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A day in the life... (Richard Paterson)
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Fully committed
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