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Issue 133 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 133

The Irish West Coast Trail, Tullibardine Distillery, Bourbon Pot Stills, Westland Distillery

 

Scotch Whisky - Blended

Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
The freshness of Red has been replaced by chewy mellow notes. Big flavour. Exemplary blending.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
9 A lovely, luxurious whisky. I imagine a restaurant called café Opera. First, a little foie gras, then a couple of Maine lobsters, Marron glacé....and Blue Label?

Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
Again the smoke, again the richness of character.

Johnnie Walker Blue Label The Casks Edition
Blended - Scotland - 55.80%
8 A well structured dram. It only needs a small dash of water to cut the edges.

Johnnie Walker Double Black
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Not unpleasant but light in flavours although syrupy in texture.

Johnnie Walker Explorer's Club Collection The Spice Road
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 A well-balanced dram. Enjoyable, just lacks some muscle.

Johnnie Walker Gold Label 18 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
Unctuous and smooth.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Stylish and cool. Supper club whisky.

Johnnie Walker Green Label
Blended - Scotland - 43.00%
Multi-faceted,elegant and intriguing.

Johnnie Walker Platinum 18 years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Though I miss Gold at this age statement this is a worthy replacement with a little more overt Walker characteristics: smoke and a sherried grip.

Johnnie Walker Red Label
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Full of youthful daring, but with enough stamina to last all night (this means that you and your buddy will probably drink the whole bottle).

Johnnie Walker Red Label
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
The key here is how it performs dilute where the smoothness is accentuated but without eliminating the defining energy.

Johnnie Walker Select Casks Rye Cask Finish
Blended - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A one-sided match. Lacking subtly or nuance unfortunately.

Johnnie Walker The Royal Route
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Not unpleasant but not much character. And that cereal sweetness is cloying.

Jon, Mark and Robbo's The Fresh Fruity One
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Best drunk – and meant to be drunk – mixed. Try with ginger ale, it really works!

Jon, Mark and Robbo's The Rich Spicy One
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 The best of the three. A hint of The Macallan?

Jon, Mark and Robbo's The Smoky Peaty One
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Good as far as it goes, but pulls its punches.

Jon, Mark and Robbo's The Smooth Sweeter One
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 A curious whisky. Not sure where it's coming from, or going to.

Label 5 Blended Scotch Whisky Classic Black
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Appears to be a grain heavy blended whisky with the peated malt punching above its weight. However it's an enjoyable, unpretentious dram.

Label 5 Blended Scotch Whisky Gold Heritage
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 This is afternoon tea. Not quite at the poshest restaurant in town, but the one next door. Slightly cheaper, no waiting time but equally as good.

Label 5 Classic Black
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
Pretty simple.

Label 5 Extra Rare 18 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 I had a sneaky feeling whilst nosing this that the oak would be too over-powering for the palate. I was correct in that assumption.

Label 5 Finest Blend 12 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
Seems young and not quite integrated.

Langs Select 12 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 A light, refreshing and aromatic blend. To be enjoyed with light food such as seafood salad or trifle. No water please.

Lauder's 15 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
7 The nose is sweeter than the palate but this is a well structured dram. Water kills it though.


 

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