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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 - Single Malt

Glengoyne 1972
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Amazingly fresh for such an oldie. Much prefer this style of Glengoyne to the sherried monsters which tend to drown the distillery character.

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 25.46 Rosebank Lemonade in a Buttercup 17 Years Old, 1991
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.10%
7 Balanced fresh and delicious.

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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…

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 27.72 Springbank Harbour-side Harmonies
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.30%
7 Lacks integration.

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society 33.70 Ardbeg Keith Richards meets Socrates 1998 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.30%
7 An effusively phenolic smouldering hulk. Recommended.

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society 64.15 Mannochmore 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.10%
8 Multifaceted and fascinating.

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 64.17 Mannochmore Oozes Juiciness 1992 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.70%
7 Don't water. Decent aperitif dram.

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 66.27 Foodie Dram
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.30%
7 The nose is richer than the palate. Seems a bit uncoordinated,like a young untamed horse.

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society 7.51 Longmorn Sweet, Rich & Fruity 1984 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.40%
8 Balanced and fine. Worth a look.

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 93.33 Glen Scotia Pine sap and black pepper 1992 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 64.30%
6 Like Dr Jekyll it's trying to escape from its alter ego,but Hyde wins out.

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 97.11 Littlemill 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.00%
7 Lovely balance. A slow sipper.

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society The Sting of a bee 42.5 1973 33 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.50%
8 Very satisfying.A beautiful bourbon cask maturation. Superb to match with a cheesecake or lemon meringue pie. But the sting of the bee must be blunt,I did not feel it.

A. D. Rattray Stronachie 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Well balanced and aromatic. Honey is the key element.

A. D. Rattray Whisky Experience 2002 9 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 The palate is more appealing than the nose. A pleasant dram, leaving a fresh feeling. Better neat than diluted.

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Abbey Whisky Ben Nevis, 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.00%
8 This is the Rolling Stones of whisky; nothing without the wood turned up loud! A very well aged liquid which is big and fruity once the air gets to it.

Abbey Whisky Bunnahabhain
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.00%
8 Shy at first but revealing pleasant fruity flavours.

Abbey Whisky Caperdonich 17 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.80%
8 My first ‘summer' whisky and it is only March. Here comes the sun.

Aberfeldy 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Refreshing and light-hearted. Almost too playful to take seriously.

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Aberfeldy Bits of Strange 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.10%
8 Everything in its right place here and no mistake.

Aberfeldy Ramble Single Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.00%
7 ?This whisky needs water to cut the sharp edges! But water tends to enhance bitterness. The nose is more attractive than the palate for me.

Aberfeldy Single Cask 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.30%
8 Introduce this to the palate and it will hang around till after dinner but won't outstay its welcome.

Aberfeldy Unravel 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.50%
8 On the oaky side but lots of fruit as well. The alcohol is well controlled.

Aberlour 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Sophisticated but very approachable.

Aberlour 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
The overall effect is a little forced as if it's trying to appear older than it actually is. A wee boy in his Dad's suit.

Aberlour 12 Years Old, Sherry Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Well-rounded, but the balancing dryness can be slightly bitter.


 

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