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My February Whisky Wishlist

2016-02-04

As January appeared to be quite prolific in new liquid gold releases, I really had a hard time coming up with this month’ shortlist and selecting only 5 of all those highly-appealing nectars… (obviously, this is totally a fake excuse to explain why I’m running late on my regular schedule… ). But here it is!

Glenmorangie Milsean Private Edition

Glenmorangie Milsean / Private Edition

Milsean (pronounced ‘mill-shun’ and Gaelic for ‘sweet things’) is the seventh release in Glenmorangie’s Private Edition series. Finished for two-and-a-half years in 154 toasted ex-Portuguese-red-wine barriques, this is sweet with notes of tropical fruit and lemon sherbet, backed up with some ginger spice.

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Rock Oyster Cask Strength

Douglas Laing’s original Rock Oyster launched in January 2015, a Small Batch bottling created from the finest maritime Malts – including those distilled on the esteemed Islands of Jura, Islay, Arran and Orkney. Bottled at 46.8% alcohol strength, the Island Malt brand has a truly maritime flavour profile of sea salt, sweet peat and cracked black pepper.

The new Cask Strength Limited Edition is bottled at a powerful 57.4% ABV and delivers a massive amplification of all those coastal qualities from the original. Punchy peat smoke meets sweet honey and a briny, salty character, in a flavour combination that promises to transport the drinker to Scotland’s Whisky Islands. In line with the Douglas Laing family philosophy, the spirit is proudly without colouring or chill-filtration.

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Corsair Quinoa Whiskey

Corsair Quinoa Whiskey

Corsair Quinoa Whiskey is made in the USA from a combination of red and white quinoa grains and malted barley. Quinoa adds unique earthy and nutty flavours to the whiske

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Inchmurrin Madeira Wood Finish

Inchmurrin Madeira Wood Finish

Inchmurrin Madeira Wood Finish is aged initially in ex-bourbon casks before being finished in casks that used to hold Madeira. The result is a whisky full of orchard fruit and nutty flavours.

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Glenturret Sherry Edition

Glenturret Sherry Edition

A higher-strength UK release of one of the three-strong core range introduced by Glenturret in 2015: Sherry Edition. Aged in both European- and American-oak sherry casks, this is elegant and sweet with spice, too.

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