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Lochside whisky reviews

Lochside distillery
Eastern Highlands region
Founded in 1957, currently inactive (demolished)
Owned by Chivas Brothers

Lochside 46 yo 1964 (42,1%, The Whisky Exchange 2011, cask #8970, single blend, 139 btl.) – 91/100

Lochside 46 yo 1965 (52,3%, Adelphi 2011, sherry cask #6778, single blend, 499 btl.) – 92/100

Lochside 32 yo 1966 (61,2%, SMWS 1998, ref. 92.7) – 95/100

Lochside 44 yo 1967 (41,7%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead, MoS 12016, 115 btl.) – 89/100

Lochside 28yo 1981 (56,1%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2009, refill sherry hogshead #803, 205 btl.) – 89/100

Lochside 29 yo 1981 (57,5%, The Whisky Exchange 2010, oloroso cask) – 90/100

Lochside 1981 (50,5%, Thosop 2010, refill sherry, 206 btl.) – 90/100

Lochside 29 yo 1981 (52,7%, Whisky Agency ‘Still Lifes’ 2010, fino hogshead, 275 btl.) – 87/100

Lochside 29 yo 1981 (58,8%, Whisky-Doris 2010, fino butt #960, 403 btl.) – 89/100

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