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Coleburn whisky reviews

Coleburn distillery
Speyside region
Founded in 1897, currently inactive (dismantled)

Coleburn 1972 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 1993, old map label) – 80/100

Coleburn 21 yo 1979 (59,4%, Rare Malts 2000) – 87/100

Coleburn 26 yo 1983 (49,5%, The Whisky Agency 2009, Fossils series, 120 btl.) – 83/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: Good point Diego, it's important to coat the glass with whisky indeed. It helps it to evaporate and bring out the aromas, and take away the residuals
  • Diego Sandrin: i agree, N.5. The way i use it is i fill it up 2cl and then put it flat (horizontal) on the table, don't fill it more than 2cl or it will spill out, a
  • Basidium: I am partial to the Glencairn Crystal Canadian Whisky Glass as it is closer to what I am used to in a standard whiskey tumbler. It still narrows the t

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