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Issue 118 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 118

Best whiskies in the world.

 

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.

World Whiskies Awards 2008 - World's Best Blended Malt Whisky - Winner

Blue Hanger 3rd Release 30 Years Old
Blended Malt - Scotland - 45.60%
8 By definition vatted malts are designed to iron out blemishes but rarely rise above the good or very good. This is exceptional not just against this competition but in any categoryof whisky. Outstandi...

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.

Single Grain

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

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

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Berry's Own Selection Girvan 1989
Single Grain - Scotland - 46.00%
8 An excellent refreshing dram. Well balanced, rich and light at the same time. Very enjoyable with chilled water.

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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