Category Archives: 25 Year Old Malts

Caol Ila 25 year old 52.4% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Caol Ila 1984 (25 year old) 52.4% Bourbon Hogshead 5390 A tarry, creosote laden nose of phenolic, slightly briny peat. Intense and quite heavily peated. Yet beneath all of this there lies some gorgeous, mature orange fruit and earthy, manuery … Continue reading

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Glenburgie 25 year old 53.5% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Glenburgie 25yo 53.5% cask 9804 Bladnoch Forum Nose : delightful sweetness like a fruity winegum Palate : earthiness combined with a candylike sweetness, the wood is quite giving with mint and some bitterness. Finish : Slightly bitter and minty From … Continue reading

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Glen Elgin 25 year old 42.5% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Glen Elgin 25yo 42.5% Bladnoch Forum Bottling Not far from the 41.8% bottling flavourwise, but not as intense in its expression.I’ve always had Glen Elgin on my secret gem list and these two bottlings are just more water on my … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 25 year old 53.2% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Caol Ila 25 yo 53.3% 1983/2008 cask #4807 Nose: Green apples, fresh citrus, where are the smoked & tarred dead sailors? Old vanilla. Taste: Peaty, slight smokiness, vanilla, green apples. After Taste: soft (Alder) wood smoke, peaty, ripe apples, spicy … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 25 year old 54.1% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Caol Ila 1984 25 YO,  54.1%, Bottled: 2010, cask 5388, 265 bottles. Colour: Straw. Nose: Clean, very peaty, salty, maritime, slightly farmy and on tobacco smoke. Taste: Very salty, maritime, intense, peaty, oily (green olive), with some seaweeds, citric flavours … Continue reading

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Glen Elgin 25 year old 42.3% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Glen Elgin 25yo 42.3% Year – 1st November 1984    Age – 25yo     ABV 42.3% Colour – Bright Gold Nose – Very Fruity with a honey sweetness. A dusting of confectioners, sugar and light heather. Taste – Very sweet again, the … Continue reading

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Caol Ila 25 year old 54.3% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Caol Ila 25 year old 54.3% Re-fill Sherry Cask 5387 An intriguing, rich and violety nose of sherry re-fruits and dusty almost floral peat. The fresh distillery character begins to emerge trailing a distinct antiseptic note in its wake. This … Continue reading

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