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Issue 136 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 136

Photo Challenge 2016 winners, WhistlePig, Scottish visitor centres, Tobermory

 

Whisky from Islands, Scotland

 

Some of the best from Islands

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Talisker Neist Point
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80%
9 Beautifully balanced and vibrant.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Tobermory Batch 3
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.10%
8 A superbly balanced whisky.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Darkness! Tobermory 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.90%
9 A lovely character if you like a good chunk of manure with your malt. Funnily enough, I do!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Lady of the Glen Tobermory 1995, 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.60%
8 Beautifully poised and balanced. You have to love its intensity.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Talisker Skye
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80%
8 Seriously impressive. The combination of oils and soot stick to the palate.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Highland Park
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.70%
9 A fruity little number, which is well balanced with enough earthy tones to play well with the flighty fruits. Yum!

Highland Park Ragnvald
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.60%
9 Nicely balanced and complex. Classic Highland Park and the pick of the Warrior pack.

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

Highland Park Thorfinn
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.10%
8 A lovely old Highland Park, but a bit hard on the wallet.

Highland Park Sigurd
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Clear evidence of a higher proportion of Spanish oak-matured spirit here.

Single Malts of Scotland Tobermory 1994
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.80%
8 My only quibble is that it's a bit dry on the finish. Best with a drop of water.

Talisker Dark Storm
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80%
8 ?Potent, yet inviting, this has plenty going on to keep the keenest of palates entertained with it.

Edinburgh Whisky Library Collection Highland Park
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 An impressive spirit but far too perfumed for more than one glass.

Highland Park Harald
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Getting close to what we expect our Highland Parks to be.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Isle of Arran Distillery Smugglers' Series Vol.1 'The Illicit Stills'
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.40%
8 A big, malty dram that needs some water to assess.

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