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Issue 122 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 122

Is Craft an Expression of Skill, Aberlour, Flavoured Whiskies, Glen Grant

 

Scotch Whisky

Blended

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Black Bull 40 Years Old Batch No. 2
Blended - Scotland - 41.90%
9 A pure beauty. The age without the wrinkles...

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Last Vatted Malt
Blended - Scotland - 53.70%
8 Every element in harmony and adding to a complex whole. A triumph.

Blended Grain

World Whiskies Awards 2009 - World's Best Grain Whisky - Winner

Compass Box Hedonism
Blended Grain - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Someone knows what they are doing. Who would have thought grain whisky could taste so good?

Compass Box Hedonism
Blended Grain - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Compass Box knows how to stay on course. Its whiskies are well-judged and consistent.

Blended Malt

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Famous Grouse Blended Malt 37 Years Old
Blended Malt - Scotland - 47.60%
8 If this is John Ramsay's last blend then what a way to go. Masterly. The slow ever-changing multifaceted style is blending at its very best.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Reference Series Reference Series III
Blended Malt - Scotland - 47.50%
8 Warm waffles drizzled in runny honey. Excellent stuff.

Grain

Compass Box Hedonism
Grain - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Remarkably flavoursome and enjoyable for a blend of grain whiskies.

Liqueur

Whisky Liqueur 15 Years Old
Liqueur - Scotland - 42.00%
8 Interesting aromatic profile and good balance. To be enjoyed on crushed ice with chocolate or vanilla ice cream (or both !!).

Speyside Whisky Liqueur 10 Years Old
Liqueur - Scotland - 37.00%
7 Would make a good Rusty Nail.

Rye

WhistlePig The Boss Hog
Rye - U.S.A. - 63.00%
7 I like the nose but the palate was too extreme.

Single Grain

Girvan Patent Still Single Grain 25 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 42.00%
8 Leaves the taste of a handful of Jelly Belly jelly beans in the mouth.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Port Ellen 32 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 53.90%
8 Another shining example of shrewd cask selection.

Single Malt

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 26.7 An Absolute Cracker
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.50%
8 Tastes old.Superb. Refined and complex. Still so lively and fresh. Hard to leave…

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

BenRiach 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.70%
8 Reveals a rich profile by a succession of aromatic layers. Alcohol is perfectly tamed.

Whisky Liqueur

Drambuie 15 Years Old
Whisky Liqueur - Scotland - 43.00%
7 There is a trick here ! Can't be a whisky. A whiskey liqueur for sure. So hard to score. Would be pleasant on ice. So, this is it, Drambuie!

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