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Dailuaine 26 Year Old 53.1% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Dailuaine Sherry Hogshead 4315 bottled for Bladnoch Distillery Forum, 26yo 53.1% Distilled 2nd November 1983, Bottled 7th July 2010, bottle no 114/276 Colour : Hay, pale straw Nose : a delightful mix of classic dried and fresh fruits, wine and … Continue reading

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Dailuaine 26 year old 53.1%

Dailuaine 1983, 26 YO, Bladnoch Forum, 53.1%, B:2010, cask 4316, 233 bottles. Colour: Old gold-amber. Nose: Rich, spicy, on Christmas cakes, leather, vegetamine, some yeast and old wood. Strong sherry influence. Taste: Rich, spicy, on leather, polished wood, Christmas cake … Continue reading

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Dailuaine 26 Year Old 53.1% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Dailuaine 1983, 26 YO, Bladnoch Forum, 53.1%, B:2010, cask 4315, 276 bottles. Colour: Gold. Nose: Fresh, young, intense, floral and smooth. Taste: Intense, spicy, sweet, round, fresh, with some light fragrant and slightly bitter floral notes. The finish is medium … Continue reading

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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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Mannochmore 28 year old 50.8% Bladnoch Forum Bottling

Mannochmore 1982 (28 year old) 50.8% Bourbon Hogshead 2852 A lovely nose with a veritable bucketful of juicy fruit and honeyed barley along with plenty of supporting vanilla oak and spices. Over time it develops a touch of white fruit … Continue reading

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Linkwood 26 year old 50.1% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Linkwood 1984 (26 year old) 50.1% £TBC Bourbon Hogshead 54 It takes awhile for this venerable malt to get going. A gentle depth of dusty mature honey followed by some old wood spices and parma violet notes. The honey is … Continue reading

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Invergordon 36 year old 41.4% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Invergordon 36yo 1972 (41.4%, Bladnoch Forum 2009, cask 95390,184btl) Nose: creamy vanilla with big hints of coconut (as expected). Reminds me of certain rums in that respect. Very sweet with notes of Demerara sugar. White chocolate. Some exotic fruits (pineapple, … Continue reading

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