Tasting: Johnnie Walker – Black Label

Johnnie WalkerBlack LabelDiageo ABV: 40.0%Country: ScotlandStyle: BlendedPrice per bottle: GB£30.00Availability: Travel Retail Phoebe Calver – 8.2 Nose: Relatively chilled, with Christmas pudding notes, maple syrup and some orange zest. Palate: All gets a little smokier here, like your clothes after a bonfire, with malted milk biscuits, banoffee pie and some sage

Tasting: Silent Pool – Silent Pool Gin

Silent PoolSilent Pool GinSilent Pool Distillers ABV: 43.0%Country: EnglandStyle: ContemporaryPrice per bottle: GB£38.00Availability: Travel Retail Bethany Whymark – 8.5 Nose: There’s a slight floral sweetness to this, like elderflower berries. Pungent lemon peel and a little pastry – like lemon curd tarts. Piney juniper and a touch of sage. Palate: Bright,

Tasting: Bloom – Passionfruit & Vanilla Blossom Gin

BloomPassionfruit & Vanilla Blossom GinG&J Distillery ABV: 40.0%Country: EnglandStyle: FlavouredPrice per bottle: GB£24.50Availability: Travel Retail Bethany Whymark – 8.2 Nose: A tropical burst of passionfruit and pineapple. A medley of summer fruits smothered in sweet custard (the tinned kind). Touches of coconut and vanilla.Palate: Stewed red berries come to the

Tasting: Dewar’s – Double Agent 16 Years Old

Dewar’sDouble Agent 16 Years OldBacardi ABV: 40.0%Country: ScotlandStyle: BlendedPrice per bottle: US$70.00Availability: Travel Retail Phoebe Calver – 8.3 Nose: All sweet and smoky, bringing pork chops on a barbeque, followed by rich earthy peaty smoked raisins and vanilla cream.Palate: The sweet smokiness continues here, but with more of an earthy