SINGLE MALT WHISKEY RATINGS-FROM MALT MADNESS

SINGLE MALT WHISKEY RATINGS

CLOSE TO PERFECTION –90 POINTS

97 – Glendronach 25yo 1968/1993 (43%, OB, 100% Sherry)
97 – Saint Magdalene 19yo 1979/1998 (63.8%, UD Rare Malts)
97 – Springbank 12yo 100 Proof (57.1%, OB / Samaroli, 1980’s, 2400 Bts.)
96 – Ardbeg 25yo 1975/2000 (50%, DL OMC, 702 Bts., Btl. October)
96 – Ardbeg 1976/2002 (53.1%, OB, C#2390, Feis Isle 2002)
96 – Bowmore 1965 Full Strength (50%, OB, Bottled 1980’s)
96 – Glenfarclas 25yo (43%, OB, Frattina Import, Bottled +/-1979)
96 – Laphroaig 31yo 1974/2005 (49.7%, OB for LMdW, Sherry, 910 Bts.)
95 – Aberlour-Glenlivet 8yo (50%, OB, Cube bottle, 75cl, 1970’s?)
95 – Adelphi 1953/2003 ‘No Name’ (54.3%, Adelphi, C#1668)
95 – Ardbeg 28yo 1967/1995 (53.2%, Signatory, Dark Oloroso, C#574)
95 – Ardbeg 29yo 1973/2002 (51.4%, DL Platinum, 137 Bts.)
95 – Brora 31yo 1972/2003 (49.3%, DL Platinum, 221 Bts.)
95 – Glenfarclas 1969/2007 (56,2%, OB, Familly Cask #3184, 148 Bts.)
95 – Glen Garioch 29yo 1968 (57.7%, OB, C#7, Bottled +/- 1997)
95 – Lagavulin 16yo ‘White Horse’ (43%, OB, Bottled +/- 1990, 75cl)
95 – Macallan ‘Coilltean’ 1992/2004 (55%, Samaroli, C#8518, 420 Bts.)
95 – Port Ellen 21yo 1982/2004 (50%, DL OMC, REF414, Sherry cask)
94 – Ardbeg 24yo 1975/2000 (50%, DL OMC, 713 Bts.)
94 – Ardbeg 27yo 1973/2000 (50%, DL OMC, 240 Bts.)
94 – Brora 22yo 1972/1995 (58.7%, UD Rare Malts)
94 – Brora 29yo 1972/2001 (59.5%, DL Platinum II, 240 Bts.)
94 – Brora 30yo ‘2004’ (56.6%, OB, Bottled 2004, 3000 Bts.)
94 – Glen Garioch 1971 (59.6%, Samaroli, 2280 Bts., +/- 1988, 75cl)
94 – Glen Grant 1969/2004 (46%, Berry Brothers, C#1773)
94 – Highland Park 32yo 1974/2006 (51.9%, SMWS, 4.109, 141 Bts.)
94 – Highland Park 36yo 1967 (49.7%, OB for TWE, C#10252, 138 Bts.)
94 – Lagavulin 12yo (43%, OB, cream label, Cinoco, 1979 rotation, 75cl)
94 – Lagavulin 16yo ‘White Horse’ (43%, OB, Bottled +/- 1993, 100cl)
94 – Laphroaig 10yo Cask Strength (57.3%, OB, Green stripe, +/- 2002)
94 – Laphroaig 27yo 1980/2007 (57.4%, OB, 5 Oloroso Casks)
94 – Port Ellen 23yo 1979/2003 (46%, Wilson & Morgan, C#6769)
93 – Ardbeg 1974 ‘Provenance’ (55.6%, OB, Btl. 18/11/1997, Europe)
93 – Ardbeg 28yo 1967/1995 (53.7%, Signatory, Pale Oloroso, C#575)
93 – Ardbeg 28yo 1972/2000 (50.1%, DL / Alambic Germany, 234 Bts.)
93 – Ardbeg 28yo 1972/2001 (49.5%, DL OMC, 222 Bts.)
93 – Ardbeg 30yo 1967/1997 (50.3%, Signatory, C#1141, 510 Bts.)
93 – Benriach 37yo 1968/2006 (52%, OB, C#2712, 157 Bts.)
93 – Bowmore ‘Black’ 1964/1993 (50%, OB, 2000 Bts., First Edition)
93 – Brora 32yo 1970/2002 (58.4%, DL Platinum III, 297 Bts.)
93 – Glenfarclas 15yo (46%, OB, Mahler & Besser, Early 1980’s)
93 – Glen Grant 36yo 1970/2006 (53,2%, Bl’adder, C#7216, 173 Bts.)
93 – Glenlivet 1971/2003 (55%, Berry Bros, C#6447)
93 – Highland Park 17yo ‘No vintage’ (43%, OB, James Grant, 1970’s)
93 – Highland Park 24yo 1980/2004 (58%, OB / Park Avenue, C#7366)
93 – Lagavulin 16yo ‘White Horse’ (43%, OB, Bottled +/- 1995, 70cl)
93 – Laphroaig 10yo Cask Strength (55.7%, OB, Red Stripe, +/- 2005)
93 – Ledaig 30yo 1974/2005 (48.7%, SigV, Sherry C#3223, 208 Bts.)
93 – Miltonduff 1966/1990 (61.4%, Antica Casa Marchesi Spinola, 75cl)
93 – Port Charlotte 2001/2005 (61.4%, Gordon Homer, C#R23, 39 Bts.)
93 – Port Ellen 22yo 1978/2000 (60.5%, UD Rare Malts)
93 – Port Ellen 22yo 1982/2004 (61.1%, DL / PLOWED, 264 Bts.)
93 – Port Ellen 23yo 1983/2007 (56.7%, DL Platinum for Whisky Fair)
93 – Suntory Yamazaki 1984/2005 (56%, OB, Japan, 70cl)
93 – Talisker 20yo 1981/2002 (62%, OB, Sherry, 9000 Bts.)
93 – Tomintoul 37yo 1966/2003 (52.8%, DL Plat., Rum Finish, 201 Bts.)
92 – Aberfeldy 25yo 1975/2001 (57.0%, Cadenhead’s, 228 Bts.)
92 – Adelphi 15yo 1991/2006 ‘Breath of Speyside’ (60.2%, C#5642)
92 – Ardbeg 6yo 1998/2005 (56.2%, SMWS, 33.57, Sherry gorda)
92 – Ardbeg 17yo (40%, OB, Bottled +/- 1998)
92 – Ardbeg 1966/1987 (46%, Moon ‘The Birds’, C#2443, 264 Bts.)
92 – Ardbeg 21yo ‘Committee’ (56.3%, OB, 2500 Bts., 2001)
92 – Ardbeg 29yo 1972/2001 ‘Ardbeggedon’ (48.4%, DL for PLOWED)
92 – Ardbeg 30yo 1967/1997 (52.2%, Signatory, C#1138, 586 Bts.)
92 – Ardbeg 1972/2004 (45.3%, OB for Germany, C#861, 216 Bts.)
92 – Benriach 36yo 1968/2005 (46%, OB for LMdW, C#2711, 152 Bts.)
92 – Bowmore 22yo 1965 (43%, The Prestonfield, C#47)
92 – Braes of Glenlivet 15yo 1979/1995 (60.0%, Signatory, C#16040)
92 – Brora 30yo 1972/2003 ‘Broraggeddon’ (50.8.%, DL, 201 Bts.)
92 – Dalmore 12yo (43%, OB, Bottled +/- 1977, 75cl)
92 – Glenfarclas 38yo 1966/2004 ‘Nectar’ (42,3%, WMag, C#6461)
92 – Glen Garioch 21yo 1965 (43%, OB, Bottled +/- 1986)
92 – Glengoyne 18yo 1989/2007 ‘Billy’s Choice’ (54,1%, OB, C#1202)
92 – Glengoyne 19yo 1986/2005 ‘Ewan’s Choice’ (51.5%, OB, C#441)
92 – Glengoyne 21yo 1985/2006 (53%, OB SC)
92 – Glengoyne 37yo 1967/2005 (47.6%, OB, Sherry, C#975, 246 Bts.)
92 – Glen Grant 1958/2006 (40%, G&M licensed bottling)
92 – Highland Park 40yo 1958/1998 (44%, OB, 665 Bts.)
92 – Inchgower 24yo 1980/2005 (60.4%, Adelphi, C#14152)
92 – Isle of Jura 5yo 1999/2004 (60.6%, OB for TWE, C#19)
92 – Lagavulin 16yo ‘White Horse’ (43%, OB, +/- 1998, 70cl)
92 – Lochside 35yo 1966/2002 (51.3%, Premier Malt, C#7541)
92 – Longmorn-Glenlivet 1971/1999 (57.8%, Scott’s Selection)
92 – Longmorn 1973/2006 (54%, G&M Cask, Cask #3650)
92 – Longrow 1987/2000 (45%, Samaroli, C#123)
92 – Longmorn 18yo 1971/1990 (58.1%, G&M for Spinola, Italy)
92 – Macallan 25yo 1976/2001 (50%, Silver Seal, Single Barrel)
92 – Macallan 30yo 1976/2006 (45.3%, Adelphi, C#2749, 206 Bts.)
92 – Port Ellen 21yo 1982/2004 (61%, DL Platinum / WCOA, 302 Bts.)
92 – Royal Brackla 27yo 1975/2002 (59.7%, TWE, C#5471, 204 Bts.)
92 – Saint Magdalene 23yo 1970/XXXX (58.1%, UD Rare Malts)
92 – Single Speyside Malt 41yo 1965/2007 (53.5%, TWF, Sherry)
92 – Talisker 10yo (45.8%, OB, Bottled +/- 1998)
92 – Talisker 1955/2005 ‘Secret Stills #1’ (45%, Gordon & MacPhail)
91 – Ardbeg NAS ‘Committee’ (55.3%, OB, vatting, 2002)
91 – Ardbeg 10yo 1993/2004 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC, 338 Bts.)
91 – Ardbeg 1990/2003 (46%, G&M for Symposion Sweden, C#3133)
91 – Ardbeg 17yo 1974/1992 (43.0%, Signatory, C#2026, 1200 Bts.)
91 – Ardbeg 1976/2004 (51.4%, OB, C#2398, 504 Bts., Feis Isle 2004)
91 – Balvenie 32yo 1968/2000 ‘Vintage Cask’ (50.8%, OB, C#7294)
91 – Benriach 11yo 1994/2005 (59.7%, Signatory, C#05/355/1)
91 – Bowmore 1991/2005 (59.6%, SSMC, C#575)
91 – Bowmore 38yo 1964 (42.9%, OB, Oloroso, 300 Bts.)
91 – Brora 30yo 1972/2002 (46.6%, DL OMC, 204 Bts., Germany)
91 – Brora 30yo ‘2003’ (55.7%, OB, 3000 Bts., Bottled 2003)
91 – Brora 30yo ‘2005’ (56.3%, OB, 3000 Bts., Bottled 2005)
91 – Caol Ila 12yo 1978/1990 (65.5%, Cadenhead’s)
91 – CC Highlands 1993/2006 ‘Monbazillac’ (46%, CC., 365 Bts.)
91 – CC Speyside 1991/2006 ‘Sauternes’ (50%, CC., 297 Bts.)
91 – Glendronach 20yo 1970/1990 (56%, Signatory, C#513-518)
91 – Glenfarclas 1959/2002 (46%, OB, Historic Reserve, 240 Bts.)
91 – Glen Garioch 29yo 1968 (53.7%, OB, C#627, Hogshead)
91 – Glen Garioch 36yo 1967/2003 (55.5%, DL Platinum, 132 Bts.)
91 – Glengoyne 15yo 1989/2005 ‘Duncan’s Choice’ (55.7%, OB)
91 – Glengoyne 19yo 1985/2004 (52.6%, OB, C#608, ‘Summer’)
91 – Glen Grant 1970/2001 (55%, Berry Brothers, C#1035)
91 – Glen Grant 1956/2005 (46%, G&M for LMdW, 459 Bts.)
91 – Glen Keith 1967/2006 (53%, G&M for LMdW Paris, 215 Bts.)
91 – Hanyu 1988/2006 (56.3%, Full Proof Holland, C#9204, Puncheon)
91 – Highland Park NAS (70 Proof, G&M OB, Saint Patrick, +/- 1960)
91 – Highland Park 21yo 1959/1980 (43%, OB, J. Grant, Green dumpy)
91 – Inchgower 24yo 1980/2005 (54,7%, SMWS 18.24)
91 – Invergordon 36yo 1965/2002 (51.8%, Peerless, C#15539)
91 – Jura Whisky 3yo 1999/2002 (60.7%, OB, C#92, 447 Bts., Japan)
91 – Lagavulin 12yo (43%, OB, Montenegro in Zola, early 1980’s)
91 – Lagavulin 1979 Distillers Edition (43%, OB, +/- 1997, PX finish)
91 – Laphroaig 15yo 1985/2000 (50%, DL OMC, ‘Laudable’, 318 Bts.)
91 – Macallan 18yo 1970/1988 (43%, OB)
91 – Macallan 18yo 1976/1995 (43%, OB)
91 – Macallan 30yo 1971/2002 ‘Vintage’ (56.4%, OB, C#4280)
91 – Mortlach 50yo 1936/1986 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail)
91 – Nikka 18yo 1987/2006 (55,2%, SMWS C#116.9, Japan)
91 – Port Ellen 19yo 1982/2001 (59.5%, The Bottlers, C#573)
91 – Saint Magdalene 24yo 1978/2002 (50%, DL OMC, 504 Bts.)
91 – Springbank 35yo 1968/2003 (46%, Berry Bros, 3 casks)
91 – Springbank 35yo 1970/2005 (59.5%, The Whisky Fair, 120 Bts.)
91 – Strathisla 35yo 1967/2003 (54.3%, G&M for Barmetro, C#2063)
91 – Talimburg 32yo 1972/2005 (45.2%, TWF, Rum finish, C#1568)
91 – Talisker 10yo (45.8%, OB, +/- 1992)
91 – Talisker 14yo 1979/1993 (64.3%, Cadenhead’s)
90 – Aberlour NAS ‘A’bunadh’ No Batch # (59.6%, OB, +/- 1998)
90 – Aberlour A’bunadh’ Batch #20 (60.5%, OB, Bottled +/- 2007)
90 – Ardbeg 13yo 1990/2004 ‘Cask Strength’ (55%, OB for Japan)
90 – Ardbeg 25yo ‘Lord of the Isles’ (46%, OB, Bottled 2001)
90 – Ardbeg 26yo 1974/2001 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC, 252 Bts.)
90 – Ardbeg 28yo 1974/2003 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC, 264 Bts.)
90 – Ardmore 18yo ‘500 Years’ (51.4%, James MacArthur)
90 – Ardmore 21yo 1979/2001 (50%, DL OMC, 0345, DL266, 648 Bts.)
90 – Balblair 40yo 1965/2007 (47.7%, The Single Malts of Scotland)
90 – Balvenie NAS (40%, OB, Bottled 1970’s?)
90 – Benriach 30yo 1976/2006 (53%, OB for LMDW, Cask #3557)
90 – Benriach 31yo 1975/2007 ‘Lightly Peated’ (53,7%, OB, , C#4451)
90 – Brora 19yo 1982/2001 (50%, Silver Seal, Sherry, 240 Bts.)
90 – Brora 23yo 1981/2005 (61%, Duncan Taylor, C#1425, 542 Bts.)
90 – Brora 29yo 1971/2001 (50%, DL OMC, 258 Bts., Btl. 04/’01)
90 – Brora 30yo 1972/2003 (47.4%, DL The Whisky Shop, 220 Bts.)
90 – Port Charlotte 2001/2004 (67.3%, Private Bottling, C#286)
90 – Bunnahabhain 34yo 1968/2002 ‘Auld Acquaintance’ (43.8%, OB)
90 – Caol Ila 1994/2005 (58,2%, G&M Cask, C#12423-12424)
90 – Caol Ila 12yo 1992/2005 (46%, Whisky Galore)
90 – Caol Ila 15yo (57%, Bulloch Lade & Co. Ltd., 75cl, Orange label)
90 – Caol Ila 21yo 1975/1997 (61.3%, UD Rare Malts)
90 – Caol Ila 22yo 1984/2007 (55.9%, Whisky Fair, Sherry, 287 Bts.)
90 – Caol Ila 25yo 1979/2004 (61.2%, Blackadder, C#5334)
90 – Clynelish 13yo 1990/2003 (59.3%, Blackadder, C#3593)
90 – Clynelish 28yo 1976/2004 (46%, Murray McDavid Mission IV)
90 – Dailuaine 31yo 1973/2005 (47.8%, The Whisky Fair, C#14739)
90 – Glenfarclas 30yo (43%, OB, +/- 2004)
90 – Glen Garioch 29yo 1968 (55.9%, OB, C#629)
90 – Glengoyne 1989/2006 ‘Charlie’s Choice’ (56%, OB, C#1231)
90 – Glengoyne 1989/2007 ‘Robbie’s Choice’ (55,1%, OB, C#328)
90 – Glengoyne 1986/2006 ‘Peter’s Choice’ (51%, OB, C#433)
90 – Glengoyne 32yo 1972/2005 (48.7%, OB, White Rioja, C#985)
90 – Glen Grant 1972/2007 (54.9%, The Single Malts of Scotland)
90 – Glen Grant 50yo 1956/2006 (40%, G&M, Unknown series / cask#)
90 – Glen Keith 1967/1988 (46%, Moon ‘The Sea’, C#1417, 360 Bts.)
90 – Glenlivet 28yo 1975/2003 (54.1%, Signatory, C#5719, 551 Bts.)
90 – Glenlivet 29yo 1963/1992 (52.8%, Signatory, C#269-270)
90 – Glenlossie 1975/2001 (55%, G&M Reserve, C#2909)
90 – Glenrothes-Glenlivet 16yo 1990/2007 (57,3%, Cadenhead’s)
90 – Highland Park 19yo 1959/1978 (43%, OB, James Grant, 75cl)
90 – Highland Park ‘Online Tasting’ 1974/1998 (52.6%, OB, 228 Bts.)
90 – Highland Park 38yo 1966/2005 (42.4%, DT for The Whisky Fair)
90 – Highland Park 1902 (39.8%, Berry’s All Malt, 1952-1953)
90 – Lagavulin 12yo Special Release #1 (58%, OB, 2002)
90 – Lagavulin 12yo Special Release #2 (57.8%, OB, 2002)
90 – Tamifroyg NAS (49%, Regensburger Whisky Club, 2006)
90 – Laphroaig NAS ‘Quarter Cask’ (48%, OB, 2005, Second edition)
90 – Laphroaig 10yo ‘Unblended’ (43%, OB, Bottled +/- 1980)
90 – Laphroaig 11yo 1992/2004 (60%, Signatory, Portwood Finish)
90 – Laphroaig 13yo 1991/2005 (59.1%, SMWS, 29.40)
90 – Laphroaig 16yo 1987/2004 (50%, DL OMC, DL REF 745, 312 Bts.)
90 – Laphroaig 17yo 1989/2007 (50.3%, OB, 4000 Bts., Feis Isle 2007)
90 – Laphroaig 1976 ‘Vintage’ (43%, OB, Bottled +/- 2000)
90 – Laphroaig 30yo (43%, OB, Bottled +/- 2006, Ref LQ0167)
90 – Ledaig 31yo 1973/2004 (54.8%, Chieftains, Sherry, C#1710)
90 – Linkwood 12yo (43%, OB, John McEwan & Co, Black Label, UK)
90 – Longmorn 1974/1985 (60.8%, Samaroli, Sherry, 600 Bts.)
90 – Longmorn 31yo 1974/2006 (49.8%, TWF, C#3494, 135 Bts.)
90 – Longmorn 1972/2006 (45%, Gordon & MacPhail, C#1088)
90 – Longmorn 1973/2006 (54%, G&M Cask, C#6350)
90 – Longrow 16yo 1974 (46%, OB, Bottled +/- 1991)
90 – Longrow NAS 1973 (46%, OB, Small Caps Label, +/- 1990)
90 – Macallan 10yo ‘100 Proof’ (57%, OB, +/- 1996)
90 – Macallan 12yo 1990/2003 (57.5%, Wilson & Morgan, C#8748)
90 – Macallan 18yo 1981/1999 (43%, OB)
90 – Miyagikyo 1989/2007 (60%, OB, Warehouse #20, Japan)
90 – Miltonduff 23yo 1966/1990 (62.4%, G&M for Spinola, Italy)
90 – Yoichi 1991/2007 (62%, OB, Warehouse #15, Cask #129493)
90 – Oban 32yo 1969/2002 (55.1%, OB)
90 – Old Farm 1938/1943 Straight Rye Whiskey (50%, OB, USA)
90 – Port Ellen 27yo 1978/2005 (52.3%, DL for TWF, 198 Bts.)
90 – Probably Speyside’s Finest 40yo 1965/2006 (50%, DL OMC)
90 – Royal Brackla 30yo 1976/2006 (53.6%, Cadenhead’s, 126 Bts.)
90 – Scapa 25yo 1975/2001 (50%, DL OMC, 438 Bts.)
90 – Speyside The Whisky Fair 35yo 1971/2006 (51.4%, TWF)
90 – Springbank NAS (46%, OB, House & Tree Label, France, 70cl)
90 – Springbank 21yo (46%, OB, Bottled late 1990’s or 2000)
90 – Springbank 1966/1998 ‘Local Barley’ (54.4%, OB)
90 – Springbank 35yo 1971/2007 (59%, TWF, Sherry, 239 Bts.)
90 – Suntory Yamazaki 1991/2005 (56%, OB, 70cl, Japan)
90 – Suntory Yamazaki 25yo (43%, OB, Bottled +/- 2006, 75cl)
90 – Invergordon 1964/2005 (47.1%, Adelphi, C#57637)
90 – Talisker 10yo (45.8%, OB, +/- 1995)
90 – Talisker 19yo 1980/2000 (50%, DL OMC, ‘Tactical’, 348 Bts.)
90 – Talisker 1955/1993 (53.6%, G&M Cask series, C#1310+1311+1257)
90 – Tamnavulin 37yo 1967/2005 (46.7%, Duncan Taylor, C#1018)
90 – Tobermory 32yo 1972/2005 (49.5%, OB, Brown / Purple Label)
90 – Tomatin 1968/2001 (40%, Connoisseurs Ch., New Map Label)

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