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Mortlach whisky reviews

Mortlach distillery
Speyside region
Founded in 1823, currently active
Owned by Diageo
www.malts.com

Mortlach 18 yo (43,4%, OB 2014, 50 cl.) – 86/100

Mortlach 35 yo 1936 (43%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice for Pinerolo Import 1972, 75 cl) – 95/100

Mortlach 22 yo 1972 (65,3%, Rare Malts 1995, 75cl.) – 87/100

Mortlach 22 yo 1989 (56,1%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2012) – 83/100

Mortlach 22 yo 1989 (52,1%, The First Editions 2012, ES 012/01) – 86/100

Mortlach 21 yo 1992 (55,2%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry cask, 228 btl.) – 88/100

Mortlach 17 yo 1995 (50,2%, Asta Morris for Fulldram 2013, AM 022, 314 btl.) – 87/100

Mortlach 18 yo 1996 (51,2%, Sansibar 2014, bourbon cask, 186 btl.) – 84/100

Mortlach 16 yo 1997 (51%, Liquid Treasures & The Whisky Agency2013, bourbon hogshead, 176 btl.) – 83/100

Mortlach 12 yo 1998 (59,1%, Gordon & MacPhail Exclusive for Whisky Shop Dufftown 2010, cask #14438) – 83/100

Mortlach 20 yo (43%, Sestante 1980’s, 75 cl) – 90/100

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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.