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Rothes, Moray, AB38 7BS, Scotland
Tel: 01542 783300
Claiming the title
Scotland's northernmost mainland distillery
June 2013, Issue 112, page 31
Copper Bottom Vessels
Forsyths of Rothes
January 2017, Issue 141, page 14
Glen Grant and the Italian Influence
Gavin interviews Dennis Malcolm, born on site in 1946 and still very much involved
September 2014, Issue 122, page 26
Long Lost Revival
Originally closed in 1921 and now on the verge of reopening
July 2014, Issue 121, page 22
Abbey Whisky Caperdonich 17 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.80% 8 My first ‘summer' whisky and it is only March. Here comes the sun.
Cadenhead's Caperdonich 1977, 24 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 7 Heavily sherried. Rich and full-bodied but the distillery character is hidden by the wood. For the sherry fanatic.
Caperdonich Rum Finish, 33 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.20% 7 They've done their best to improve a poor cask, but it's one note all the way.
Chivas Brothers Caperdonich 16 Years Old, Cask Strength Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.80% 7 Promises more than it delivers. Try it with sweet Turkish coffee or espresso.
Dewar Rattray Caperdonich 1980 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.10% 7 A shy little furry woodland creature peeking out, then hiding again.
Duncan Taylor Caperdonich 1969 34 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 41.00% 7 Quite engaging, but just past its best.
Duncan Taylor Caperdonich 33 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 41.90% 7 A well knitted dram. On the fruit side. More complex than it appears. Oak is well integrated. A pity such a treasure is lost!
Lombard Caperdonich 1968
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 6 Less fruity than I remember. An unusual afterdinner malt.
Murray McDavid Mission II Caperdonich 1968
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 7 Good structure, but spoiled by bitterness and woodiness.