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Malt Maniacs Awards 2011 – Results are announced

MM_logoDecember 1st and the Malt Maniac awards are upon us again. This year, a lot of new judges have been added and top three maniacs (being Johannes, Serve, and  Davin) did not take part in the voting.

Not very surprising, the Gold Medalists are all very old, expensive whiskies , most of us will never have a chance to sample, let alone buy…

91,31 GlenDronach 39yo 1972/2011  (49.9%, OB, Oloroso Sherry Butt, C#712, 466 Bts.)
91,23 Karuizawa 1981/2011   (55.2%, OB, C#2634, Btl. 12/08/2011)
91,15 GlenDronach 39yo 1972/2011  (54.7%, OB for Taiwan, PX Puncheon C#2033, 450 Bts.) 91,08 Lochside 46yo 1965/2011   (52.3%, Adelphi, Limited, Blended Scotch Whisky, 499 Bts.) 90,62 Strathisla 1970/2011    (43%, Gordon & MacPhail Licensed Bottling, 514 Bts.)
90,23 Strathisla 1965/2011    (48%, G&M Single Cask for LMdW, 1st Fill Sherry, C#3473)
89,69 Port Ellen 28yo 1982/2011   (60%, Wilson & Morgan, C#2011, 534 Bts.)
89,54 Glen Grant 59yo 1952    (49.2%, Gordon & MacPhail, Book of Kells, C#1134)

among the other whiskies I was happy to see some lovely drams I did have the chance of trying this year, and in previous years.

Good effort guys.

The entire list of scores and medals are available on the MM site : HERE.

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