Whisky reviews (10598)

  • Blair Athol 24 Year Old 1991 Pearls of Scotland - Pim’s Jam Cookies

    By markjedi1 on 1st Jul 20162016-07-01T06:36:00

    84

    Gordon & Company has bottled quite a few gems in their aptly named Pearls of Scotland series. This Balblair certainly fits that bill. From 1991, this 24 Year Old Highlander was bottled in September 2015… read more

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  • Blair Athol 16 Year Old 1997 Hunter Laing Old Malt Cask - Pink Grapefruit

    By markjedi1 on 1st Jul 20162016-07-01T06:36:00

    86

    Blair Athol, near Pitlochry, is the home base of the famous blend Bell’s. It is only released as single malt in limited quantities by owner Diageo. But independent bottler clearly love it. This is a s… read more

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  • Kinclaith 1965 20 Year old - Bee Sting

    By Pandemonium on 30th Jun 20162016-06-30T23:00:00

    66

    Just to give you an idea how obscure this Lowlander actually is, I had been reading up on distilleries for almost two years until I finally came across a reference to this one. It took me another two … read more

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  • Laphroaig 10 Year Old Cask Strength - Batch # 007

    By Victor on 28th Jun 20162016-06-28T01:38:00

    91

    Laphroaig 10 Cask Strength, Batch # 007, was bottled in January 2015. The reviewed bottle has been open for 11 weeks and is 80% full Colour: medium tones Nose: moderate smoke; peat which is bitter, … read more

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  • Blue Label NAS - Plain Awful

    By Pandemonium on 26th Jun 20162016-06-26T22:00:00

    69

    Now what will I review today? The good, the bad, the popular or the obscure? Nah, let us try some pure Lowland awfulness, the ugly duckling, the shit stopper. Of course I am talking about the low budget… read more

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  • Michter's US*1 Small Batch Bourbon - The Lighter Side of Bourbon

    By talexander on 26th Jun 20162016-06-26T21:53:00

    88

    Michter's seems to claim to be the oldest whiskey distilling company in the US, having been established in 1753. If that is true, I don't know why I've only seen this brand on the marketplace over the … read more

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  • BenRiach Benriach 35yo - Benriach 35yo

    By sorren on 26th Jun 20162016-06-26T14:45:00

    90

    This 35yo Benriach was released back in 2014 in order to replace the 30 yo expression, it is made up off whisky from the 70’s when the distillery was still owned by Glenlivet. The distillery was built… read more

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  • Mélange Canadien - Singularly Canadian

    By paddockjudge on 26th Jun 20162016-06-26T14:26:00

    93

    Some of my favourite Canadian whiskies are single grain offerings. Building on that, I've taken the Top 10 Single Grain Canadian List, sans Cadenheads 24 YO Indian Corn because I don't have any in my … read more

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  • Lagavulin 8 Year old 200th Anniversary - The little brother of the 12yo

    By Pierre_W on 26th Jun 20162016-06-26T08:00:00

    89

    As everybody interested in single malts knows by now, this 8-year old bottling was released to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Lagavulin distillery in 1816. It was inspired by the … read more

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  • Balvenie 12 Year old Double Wood - A hug from a woman I don't recall

    By alderinos on 26th Jun 20162016-06-26T01:00:00

    83

    I approached with open arms. I appreciated the stylish packaging. I inhaled the satisfying nose. I tasted. I felt the whisky's soft (I was going to write voluptuous, but that's a'Bunadh's domain) embrace… read more

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