Single malt whisky - tasting notes

Balmenach whisky reviews

Balmenach distillery
Speyside region
Founded in 1824, currently active
Owned by Inver House Distillers
www.inverhouse.com

Balmenach 31yo 1975 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail 2007) – 89/100

Balmenach 32 yo 1979 (53,1%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon barrel, 209 btl.) – 90/100

Balmenach 33 yo 1979 (52,8%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2012, bourbon hogshead, 202 btl.) – 88/100

Balmenach 35 yo 1979 (53,4%, Sansibar 2014, bourbon cask, 127 btl.) – 88/100

Balmenach 10 yo 2000 (46%, Liquid Treasures & Villa Konthor 2011, bourbon hogshead) – 84/100

Balmenach 27 yo 1973 (46%, OB 2000, 2150 btl.) – 88/100

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  • MARS: On this point I can only agree, even the badest karuizawa is higly wanted and really expensive. ;-) Personaly I have nothing against the fact that the
  • WhiskyNotes: I'm not counting new releases - the producer can basically ask any price you want regardless of the real value. That leaves us with a couple of 1972's
  • MARS: The last 35 years old cost 1400€, the 1972's rare malt are at 4000/5000€(minimum minimorum) at auction and the 1972/40 years old release of last y

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WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.