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Issue 145 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 145

A visit to Highland Park, Willie Cochrane and Claive Vidiz interviewed. Plus we kick off Battle of the Blends series three.

 

Scotch Whisky - Single Malt

Glenkinchie 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 A huge leap in quality from the old 10 Years Old.

Glenkinchie 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
Attractive and with more substance than the old 10yo.

Glenkinchie 1986 Amontillado cask finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 As a relatively restrained whisky, Glenkinchie stands up well to the amontillado finish.

Glenkinchie 1988 Distiller's Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Glenkinchie was always robust for a lowlander, and this expression is more so. Again, it works: the typical grassy sweetness brought out by a touch of sherry.

Glenkinchie 1990 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.10%
8 Impressive..

Glenkinchie Distillers Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Just lacks brio.

Glenkinchie Distillers Edition 1992 Amontillado
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
More interesting. Here the finish has added a new element while not killing the distillery character.

Glenkinchie Limited Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 59.30%
7 Unbalanced.

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Glenlivet Nadurra Triumph 1991 Vintage Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.00%
8 A lovely dram, more spring-time than autumnal. To enjoy with shellfish.

Glenlossie 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.00%
7 Doesn't deliver the promise of the nose. Surprisingly smooth for a fairly high alcohol strength.

Glenmorangie Dornoch
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 This whispers in your ear and draws you in – very restrained and sophisticated.

Glenmorangie 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Slightly sweeter on the nose, and less complex, than the best bottlings I have tasted.

Glenmorangie 12 Years Old, Millennium Malt
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Very evident first-fill Bourbon character.

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Glenmorangie 12 Years Old, Millennium Malt
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 The earlier, and less expensive, of two millennium bottlings. In this one, the emphasis is on first-fill bourbon barrels.

Glenmorangie 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 If you like the classic flavours of the 10 Years Old but find it a bit light, this range-filler is for you.

Glenmorangie 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 If you like the classic flavours of the 10 Years Old but find it a bit light, this range-filler is for you.

Glenmorangie 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 While the middle brother in this range seems best to capture the Glenmorangie house character, this older version is a richer whisky. I could like them equally, according to my mood.

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Glenmorangie 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 The second of Morangie's twin peaks

Glenmorangie 1977
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
3 Very juicy wood, but just too much of it?

Glenmorangie 1991, Sauternes Wood Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Not easy to evaluate what sauternes casks have brought in. An extra sweetness maybe but no particular sauternes aromas. Appreciable bottling strength.

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Glenmorangie 1995 Artisan Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.00%
8 This is a substantially richer style of Glenmorangie, but not overwhelmingly sweet. The balancing spices and herbs are all present and correct.

Glenmorangie 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 A confident, handsome whisky.

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Glenmorangie 30 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.30%
8 Sherry wood is undoubtedly invasive but yet, here's a complex one. To be softened by chocolate pralines or almond biscuits.

Glenmorangie 30 Years Old, Pride 1981
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.70%
8 Odd, askew, individual and marvellous but way too pricey. On liquid alone the score is 9.1

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Glenmorangie A Midwinter Night's Dram
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 I can't say I'm getting much Highland character here, but as sherry monsters go, it's ok.


 

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