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Cragganmore 20 yo 1999, Special Release 2020 (OB)

“The Owls are not what they seem to be” — Twin peaks Last year’s 12-year-old peaty Cragganmore was a hit, and I loved that one dearly.. The art on the Cragg bottles is also very very cool with the owls, and this year’s release is just as beautiful, with much older liquid inside (20 year […]

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Cragganmore Independent Bottling SMWS Tasting Notes

SMWS 37.65, ‘Bursting with interest and imaginings’, Cragganmore, 29 years old

There are some whiskies you know are going to be excellent just from a wee sniff of the bottle (or the sample bottle, as I’ve shared only a bit of this). A 29 year old Cragganmore, what can go wrong, right? Nothing as it seems. This is a lovely dram indeed. 192 bottles made, and […]

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Cragganmore Diageo Headline Port Cask Tasting Notes

Cragganmore 1996 Port Wood Finish – Distillers Edition

We met last night, a few whisky friends and lovers for our “monthly” tasting that takes place ever few months (we suck, yeah). This time the “theme” was BYOB Speyside. We started the evening with this Crag DE, which I have not tasted in a long time, It was the lightest in terms of ABV […]

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Bladnoch Forum Cask Strength Cragganmore Featured Headline Single Cask Tasting Notes

Quick Dram : Cragganmore 19 yo (Bladnoch Forum bottling)

Continuing my Bladnoch tastings notes (from a very old bottle share, I don’t even remember when it took place). This Cragganmore was distilled on the 8th March 1991 and aged for 19 years in a single hogshead before bottling on the 12th July 2010, by the Bladnoch Forum, as a release of 281 bottles. Until […]

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Cragganmore Featured Headline Single Cask Tasting Notes Wemyss

Quick Dram: Wemyss Malts Lemon Grove–Cragganmore 1989

After this week’s Caribbean fruit comes the Lemon Grove, a whole different animal, and coming from the distillery of Cragganmore. Distilled in 1989 and bottled in 2011 from an ex-Bourbon Hogshead. Wemyss Malts Lemon Grove, Cragganmore 1989 , 46% , £68 Nose:  Very fresh:  Lemon sherbet with some  malty undertone mixed with lemon gummy bears. […]

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Cragganmore Featured Headline Independent Bottling Master Of Malt Single Cask Tasting Notes

Master of Malt Cragganmore 20 Year Old 1991 – Single Cask , (274 btl.)

Distilled on the 8th March 1991 and bottled in March 2011, this is a refill hoggshead , with an outturn of 274 bottles. Non-chillfiltered, with no artificial colouring.I am a fun of the OB 12 and have tried some nicer Single Casks in the past, so i was really hoping for a good cask this […]

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Cask Strength Cragganmore Duncan Taylor Featured Headline Rare Auld Single Cask Speyside

Tasting Duncan Taylor Rare Auld : Cragganmore X 2

As promised, i will be tasting a few Duncan Taylor bottlings from the Rare Auld line. All the Rare Auld expressions are at least 18 years of age, Single Cask, Cask Strength, Non Chill filtered … I’ve tasted only the basic 12 year old Cragganmore before, on a few occasions, and i really liked it, […]