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Clynelish ‘available only at the distillery’ (57,3%, OB 2008) – 88/100

Clynelish 17 yo 1996 (53,3%, The Whiskyman ‘Age Matters’ 2013) – 85/100

Clynelish 32 yo 1971 (54,2%, Malcolm Pride ‘Premier Malts’ 2003, cask #2704)

Clynelish 38 yo 1972 (45,8%, The Whisky Agency ‘Private Stock’ 2010, sherry hogshead, 134 btl.)

Clynelish 31 yo 1972 (57,8%, SMWS 2004, 26.33) – 92/100

Clynelish 38 yo 1972 (46,2%, Whisky-Fässle 2010) – 91/100

Clynelish 33 yo 1973 (54,5%, Signatory Vintage 2007, refill butt #8915, 399 btl.) – 92/100

Clynelish 27 yo 1974 (55,7%, Signatory Vintage 2001, cask #2570, 229 btl.) – 93/100

Clynelish 32 yo 1974 (58,6%, The Whisky Fair 2006, bourbon hogshead, 266 btl.) – 94/100

Clynelish 27 yo 1982 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask #5895, 263 btl.) – 91/100

Clynelish 28 yo 1982 (53,7%, Malts of Scotland 2011, MoS 11015, 275 btl.) – 91/100

Clynelish 28 yo 1982 (43,1%, Single Malts of Scotland 2011, hogshead #3985, 175 btl.) – 89/100

Clynelish 27 yo 1982 (53,9%, Whisky Agency 2009, 240 btl.) – 90/100

Clynelish 28 yo 1989 (49,3%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 2018, refill American hogshead, 221 btl.)

Clynelish 22 yo 1989 (53,2%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead MoS 12012, 235 btl.) – 91/100

Clynelish 22yo 1989 (52,5%, The First Editions 2012, refill bourbon hogshead, ref. ES 009/02, 241 btl.) – 90/100

Clynelish 22 yo 1989 (53,5%, Thosop 2012, bourbon barrel, 138 btl.) – 92/100

Clynelish 22 yo 1989 (50,9%, The Whisky Agency ‘Moody Lions’ 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 267 btl.) – 91/100

Clynelish 16 yo 1991 (46%, High Spirits 2008, Valentino Zagatti’s Personal Choice) – 79/100

Clynelish 21 yo 1992 (51,6%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2014, bourbon hogsheads, 792 btl.) – 90/100

Clynelish 15 yo 1995 (52,7%, Nectar of the Daily Drams for Germany 2010, ex-bourbon) – 86/100

Clynelish 23 yo 1995 (55,4%, Signatory Vintage for The Whisky Exchange 2019, refill sherry butt #11252, 550 btl.)

Clynelish 21 yo 1995 (54,7%, Signatory Vintage for The Whisky Exchange 2017, refill sherry butt #8676, 544 btl.)

Clynelish 14 yo 1995 (46%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 87/100

Clynelish 23 yo 1996 (48,7%, Maltbarn 2020, bourbon cask, 170 btl.)

Clynelish 18 yo 1996 (55,5%, Signatory Vintage for The Whisky Exchange 2015, refill sherry butt #6509, 606 btl.) – 86/100

Clynelish 21 yo 1996 (52%, Signatory Vintage for The Whisky Exchange 2018, refill sherry butt #11390, 517 btl.)

Clynelish 20 yo 1996 (47,7%, Signatory Vintage ‘Un-chillfiltered’ for TastToe 2017, hogshead #11447, 129 btl.) – 89/100

Clynelish 19 yo 1996 (50,9%, Signatory Vintage ‘Un-Chillfiltered’ for The Bonding Dram, Single Malt Whisky Shop & Prima Vinum 2016, hogshead #6406, 269 btl.) – 87/100

Clynelish 18 yo 1996 (50,4%, The Whisky Agency 2014, refill hogshead, 304 btl., Taiwan) – 90/100

Clynelish 21 yo 1996 (46%, The Ultimate, sherry butt #8793, 623 btl.) // Macduff 9 yo 2008 (61%, The Ultimate, first-fill sherry cask #900343)

Clynelish 14 yo 1997 (53,9%, Archives 2011, bourbon hogshead #4634, 160 btl.) – 85/100

Clynelish 20 yo 1997 (55,9%, Artful Dodger 2018, bourbon hogshead #6526, 50 cl)

Clynelish 1997 (53,3%, Liquid Art 2014, 132 btl.) – 90/100
Clynelish 1997 (50,9%, The Whisky Mercenary for Cask Six 10th Anniversary 2014) – 90/100
Clynelish 1997 (52,4%, Maltbarn 2014, bourbon cask, 166 btl.) – 90/100

Clynelish 16 yo 1997 (52,6%, Liquid Library 2013, refill hogshead, 129 btl.) – 88/100

Clynelish 1997 (55,7%, The Bonding Dram 2012, hogshead #5733) – 90/100

Clynelish 13 yo 1997 (48,9%, The Whisky Fair 2011, bourbon hogshead, 170 btl.) – 86/100

Clynelish 14 yo 1997 ‘All you need is whisky’ (50,5%, The Whiskyman 2011, ex-bourbon, 160 btl.) – 89/100

Clynelish 15 yo 1997 (53,5%, The Whiskyman 2012, refill sherry hogshead, 180 btl.) – 89/100

Clynelish 1997 ‘Cayenne Cocoa Bean’ (46%, Wemyss Malts 2014, hogshead, 373 btl.) – 86/100

Clynelish 15 yo 1997 (53,5%, Whisky in Leiden 2012, refill sherry hogshead, 180 btl.) – 89/100

Clynelish 13yo 1998 (51,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Liquid Library’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 214 btl.) – 83/100

Clynelish 14 yo 1998 (49,5%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon barrel, 123 btl.) – 88/100

Clynelish 14 yo 2005 (51,8%, Gordon & MacPhail ‘Connoisseurs Choice’ for TWE 20th Anniversary 2019, refill sherry hogshead, 224 btl.)

Clynelish 9 yo 2010 (55,7%, Single Malts of Scotland 2019, ex-bourbon barrel #700039, 176 btl.)

Clynelish 21 yo (47,8%, That Boutique-y Whisky Co 2018, Batch #7, 1174 btl.)

Clynelish 21 yo ‘Art of Whisky Distilling’ (56,1%, Elixir Distillers 2017, ex-bourbon hogshead, 251 btl.)

Clynelish 24 yo (49,7%, That Boutique-y Whisky Co 2018, Batch #4, 267 btl.)

Clynelish 36 yo (47,1%, Single Malts of Scotland ‘Director’s Special’ for Whisky Show 2020, 124 btl.)

Clynelish 37 yo (46%, The Whisky Exchange 10th Anniversary 2009) – 92/100

Clynelish Select Reserve (54,9%, OB 2014, Special Release, 2964 btl.) – 90/100

Clynelish Select Reserve (56,1%, OB 2015, Special Release, 2946 btl.) – 91/100

Three Year Old Deluxe (49,2%, Compass Box 2016, blended malt, 3282 btl.) – 90/100

Compass Box Enlightenment (46%, Compass Box 2016, 5922 btl.) – 86/100

Compass Box Flaming Heart ‘15th Anniversary Edition’ (48,9%, Compass Box 2015, 12.060 btl.) – 91/100

Compass Box Flaming Heart (48,9%, Compass Box 2018, 6th edition, 15.050 btl.)

Compass Box Tobias & The Angel (47,6%, OB 2019, refill bourbon hogsheads, 2634 btl.)

There’s a new Daily Dram bottling and it promises to be a very good one. Synch Elli is the anagram for Clynelish. It’s a 1982 vintage, matured for 27 years. The price is around € 100. You may already know this whisky, because it’s actually the same cask as the Clynelish that The Perfect Dram […]

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Granville 22 yo 1996 (51,9%, Maltbarn 2019, sherry cask, 177 btl.)

New whisky releases: Clynelish 20 Year Old, GlenDronach Boynsmill, Jura 21 Years and Bunnahabhain 1987 (Wemyss)

Clynelish Distillery Exclusive // Christmas Malt 2019 (The Whisky Exchange) // Gordon & MacPhail Christmas bottlings

Independent bottler Wemyss Malts announced its first Single Cask releases of 2016. Six casks have been selected, ranging from 13 to 25 years old.

Clynelish ‘Synch Elli’ 27yo 1982 (46%, Daily Dram 2009) – 89/100

Invergordon 44 yo 1974 (47,6%, Elixir Distillers ‘The Whisky Trail Jazz series #2’ 2019, hogshead #0038, 168 btl.)
Blended Scotch 38 yo 1980 (46,7%, Elixir Distillers ‘The Whisky Trail Jazz series #4’ 2019, sherry butt #0035, 445 btl.)
Mortlach 26 yo 1993 (56,2%, Elixir Distillers ‘The Whisky Trail Jazz series #1’ 2019, hogshead #0085, 190 btl.)
Clynelish 9 yo 2010 (58,6%, Elixir Distillers ‘The Whisky Trail Jazz series #2’ 2019, bourbon barrel #700041, 245 btl.)

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