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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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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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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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Teaninich 27 year old 49.2% Bladnoch Forum Bottle

Teaninich 1982 (27 year old) 49.2% Bourbon Cask 7697 Deep aromas of mature honey, floor polish, lanolin and spices. Amazingly it is still a bit gristy with a core of granity hard cereal and hints of wheat flakes. Delicate and … Continue reading

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Bladnoch 16 year old 55% Sherry Matured

Bladnoch 16 55% Sherry butt #2610; born 7/15/92, bottled 9/11/08. My poorly trained sensory organs discovered the following: Colour: yes, it does have colour. Obviously a sherry cask. Nose: Oily, toffee, malty, oatmeal, maple syrup with pecan, a little smoke … 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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