Single malt whisky - tasting notes

* Grain whisky reviews

Cambus 24 yo 1986 (54,7%, Bladnoch forum 2010, hogshead #18988) – 79/100

Cameronbridge 23 yo 1990 (59,2%, Hunter Laing ‘The Sovereign’ 2013, ref. 9860) – 80/100

Garnheath 40 yo 1969 (51,6%, Douglas Laing OGC 2009, 154 btl.) – 87/100

Girvan 48 yo 1964 (49,5%, The Whisky Agency ‘Fights’ 2012, ex-sherry butt, 487 btl.) – 89/100

Glen Grain Class 2000 (50%, Malts of Scotland 2011, batch n°1) – 72/100

Greenore 10 yo (52,9%, OB 2011 for Belgium, cask #87, 394 btl.) – 83/100

Greenore 18 yo (46%, OB 2011, 4000 btl.) – 81/100

Invergordon batch #1 (41,6%, That Boutique-y Whisky Company 2012, 252 btl., 50 cl) – 87/100

Invergordon 36 yo 1972 (41,4%, Bladnoch forum 2009, cask 95390, 184 btl.) – 82/100

North British 50 yo 1962 (45,2%, Archives 2012, hogshead #29, 168 btl.) – 90/100

North British 51 yo 1962 (41,5%, Malts of Scotland 2013, bourbon hogshead, MoS 13017, 85 btl.) – 89/100

North British 48 yo 1962 (47,9%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 146 btl.) – 88/100

North British 20 yo 1991 (55,8%, Master of Malt 2011, first fill bourbon, 244 btl.) – 82/100

Strathclyde 27yo 1980 (58,2%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2007, cask #1496) – 58/100

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