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26 Years Old Whisky

Whiskies listed by their age.

Browse our whisky database by the age of the whisky. The 'age' of a whisky is the time it spent in the 'cask' before being bottled. The longer a whisky remains in the cask, the more flavour it will acquire and the less spirit will remain.

The age of a whisk(e)y is determined by the length of time it has spent in the cask before being bottled. Once the whisk(e)y has been bottled the aging process stops. A whisk(e)y bottled at 10 years old will always be a 10 year old whisk(e)y even in a hundred years. By then the vintage of the whisk(e)y would still make it a rare and valuable item.

When dealing especially with blends, but also with single malts, some of the whiskies may be older than the stated age. However none of the whiskies will be younger.

 

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26 year old whiskies

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Scotch Malt Whisky Society 7.51 Longmorn Sweet, Rich & Fruity 1984 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.40%
8 Balanced and fine. Worth a look.

Berry's Own Selection Caol Ila 26 Years Old, 1984
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.70%
8 I prefer this neat, but whatever your preference, this is an exceptional Caol Ila.

Cadenhead's Convalmore-Glenlivet 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 61.40%
7 A welcome opportunity to taste a rare whisky, though it was never a classic, and in this instance is over the hill (or the Conval Hills?).

Cadenhead's Glenglassaugh 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.10%
7 This has dried out to a point where it is aggressive and unbalanced.

Chieftain's Choice Dallas Dhu 26 Years Old Rum Finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.50%
7 I wonder what type of rum casks were used. I cannot find any hint to a finish here. Don't look for delicacy but fine if you look for a wake up call.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Dewar Rattray Balmenach 26 Years Old 1983
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.20%
4 A complex and vibrant whisky. Like walking in an orchard on a crisp morning. A dram to clear your mind on a dull morning.

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Dimensions Dimension Glenburgie 1985 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.20%
8 An enticing nose and lively palate. I prefer it neat than diluted as I think water cuts too many edges... Try it to your taste!

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Douglas Laing Caol Ila 1979 26 Years Old, The Whisky Fair
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.20%
8 Should have been taken out of the cask a few years back. Easy to say now of course.

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Duncan Taylor Inverleven 26 Years Old, Cask 1873
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.10%
8 An interesting character. Much sweeter on the palate than expected from the nose. Water brings out an unpleasant cardboardy touch.

Glen Garioch (A Rare Find) 1986 26 Years Old Cask 1807
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.40%
7 A very refreshing dram especially with a dash of water. Not a great deal of complexity but a good structure to it.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Glenfarclas The Family Casks 1985 Release X
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.90%
8 A sherry second fill cask? Superb, rewarding, well balanced, complex. Bring the best chocolate!

Glenglassaugh 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Has a certain louche charm to it.

Linkwood 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.90%
7 Some sort of a finish? It overwhelms the distillery character. Too bad, because the core is good.

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Linkwood 26 Years Old, Rum Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.50%
7 A bourbon cask maturation followed by a rum finish ? Take your time to enjoy this sunny dram. Really subtle.

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Linkwood 26 Years Old. Wine Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.50%
8 Oak is leading the way but in an elegant way. A very spicy dram. To be matched with a beef stroganoff maybe.

Murray McDavid Mission Gold: Bowmore 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.40%
8 Greener than I'd expected, but a solid dram from the Queen of the Hebrides.

Old Pulteney 1989
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A lovely, crisp and fresh young Highland malt. Just the dram to revive a tired palate.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Prometheus 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.00%
9 That's a fine old Speyside malt!

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Rare Malts Glendullan 1978 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.50%
8 In the crush bar at the opera?

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Wemyss Malts Single Cask Release Lemon Cheesecake
Single Grain - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Tender hearted and loveable. Delicious.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Autumn Berries 1986 26 Years Old
Blended Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Deceptive. The nose is fresh and fragrant. But the palate does not deliver much and the finish is so short.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Caribbean Crème
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 The oak was a bit too dominant on the nose, however the palate is beautifully balanced.

Adelphi Highland Park 1989 26 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£190.00
Ardbeg 1974 26 Years Old Silver Seal 26 1974
Lions Whisky
£485.00
Balmenach 1988 2015 26 Year Old Signatory Vintage
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£110.00
Balmenach 1988 Sample 26 Year Old Signatory For Twe
The Whisky Exchange
£9.95
Balmenach 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 2902 Cask Strength Collection Sig 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.87
Balmenach 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 3239 Cask Strength Collection Sig 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.05
Banff 1980 26 Year Old Duncan Taylor
The Whisky Exchange
£550.00
Ben Nevis 1968 26 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£750.00
Benriach 1990 Sample 26 Year Old S Of Scotland
The Whisky Exchange
£9.25
Berry's Own Selection Speyburn 1988 26 Years
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£136.95
Bladnoch 26 Year Old 1990 Apple Syllabub Wemyss
The Whisky Barrel
£142.65
Bladnoch 26 Year Old 1990 Cask 30339 The Cooper's Choice The Vinta 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£11.45
Bladnoch 26 Year Old 1990 Coopers Choice
The Whisky Barrel
£138.31
Bladnoch 26 Year Old 1990 Frangipane Canape
The Whisky Barrel
£143.55
Bladnoch 26 Year Old That Boutique Y Whisky Company 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£10.16
Blair Athol 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 6841 Cask Strength Collection S 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.46
Blair Athol 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 6457 Celebration Of The Cask Ca
Master of Malt
£132.47
Blair Athol 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 6457 Celebration Of The Cask Ca 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£11.04
Bowmore 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 3 Mission Gold Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£342.95
Bowmore 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 3 Mission Gold Murray Mcdavid 3cl 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£26.10
Brora 1974 26 Year Old Old Malt Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£2,750.00
Brora 1981 26 Year Old Sherry Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£899.00
Bruichladdich 26 Year Old Stillman's Dram
The Whisky Exchange
£375.00
Bruichladdich 26 Year Old Stillman's Dram
The Whisky Exchange
£375.00
Bruichladdich 26 Year Old Stillman's Dram
The Whisky Exchange
£375.00
Bruichladdich 26 Year Old Stillman's Dram
The Whisky Exchange
£375.00
Bunnahabhain 1989 2016 26 Year Old Signatory Vintage
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£147.00
Bunnahabhain 1989 26 Year Old Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£150.00
Bunnahabhain 26 Year Old 1987 Cask 2464 Berry Bros. & Rudd 3cl Sam 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£11.38
Bunnahabhain 26 Year Old 1987 Cask 2787 Berry Bros. & Rudd 3cl S 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£11.78
Bunnahabhain 26 Year Old 1987 Highland Laird Bartels Whisky 3cl Sa 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£11.48
Bunnahabhain 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 12142 Old Malt Cask Hunter Lai 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£10.06
Bunnahabhain 26 Year Old 1989 Casks 5811 & 5812 Cask Strength Coll 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£11.42
Bunnahabhain 26 Year Old 1989 Exclusive Malts
The Whisky Barrel
£95.59
Burn Taobh 26 Year Old 1989 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£91.95
Burn Taobh 26 Year Old 1989 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.70
Burnside 26 Year Old 1989 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£10.04
Cambus 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 11116 Sovereign Hunter Laing 3cl Sa 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.93
Cambus 26 Year Old 1988 Pearls Of Scotland
The Whisky Barrel
£105.97
Cambus 26 Year Old 1988 Single Cask Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.53
Cambus 26 Year Old 1988 Sovereign
The Whisky Barrel
£85.61
Cameronbridge 26 Year Old 1989 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.32
Caol Ila 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 4213 Celebration Of The Cask Carn 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£16.20
Clynelish 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 5886 Celebration Of The Cask Carn
Master of Malt
£184.63
Clynelish 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 5886 Celebration Of The Cask Carn 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£14.26
Cragganmore 26 Year Old That Boutique Y Whisky Company
Master of Malt
£156.95
Darkness! Glenrothes 26 Year Old Oloroso Cask Finish 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£14.98
Darkness! Tullibardine 26 Year Old Pedro Ximenez Cask Finish 3cl Sampl 3cl Sampl
Master of Malt
£13.67
Emerald Isle 1989 Sample 26 Year Old Cask #16244 Irish Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
£15.95
Fettercairn 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 001 Cask Collection A. D. Rattr 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.70
Ghosted Reserve 26 Year Old William Grant & Sons
The Whisky Exchange
£375.00
Ghosted Reserve 26 Year Old William Grant & Sons
Master of Malt
£374.26
Ghosted Reserve 26 Year Old William Grant & Sons 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£27.20
Ghosted Reserve 26 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£385.00
Girvan 1988 2014 26 Year Old The Sovereign Cask Hl11119
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£88.50
Girvan 1988 26 Year Old Sovereign Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
£92.95
Girvan 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 11119 Sovereign Hunter Laing
Master of Malt
£92.95
Girvan 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 11119 Sovereign Hunter Laing 3cl Sa 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.41
Girvan 26 Year Old 1988 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead
Master of Malt
£93.51
Girvan 26 Year Old 1988 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.42
Girvan 26 Year Old 1988 Sovereign
The Whisky Barrel
£87.65
Girvan 26 Year Old World Whiskies Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.42
Glen Mhor 1965 26 Years Old 56.4% Cask 202 26 1965
Lions Whisky
£385.00
Glen Moray 1960 26 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£699.00
Glen Moray 1960 26 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£750.00
Glen Moray 1966 26 Years Old 26 1966
Lions Whisky
£390.00
Glen Moray 26 Year Old 1987 Cask 707861 The Octave Duncan Taylor 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£12.53
Glen Moray 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 708671 The Duncan Taylor Single 3 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£16.35
Glen Spey 26 Year Old 1988 Highland Laird Bartels Whisky
Master of Malt
£129.00
Glen Spey 26 Year Old 1988 Highland Laird Bartels Whisky 3cl Sampl 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.98
Glenburgie 26 Year Old 1988 Carn Mor
The Whisky Barrel
£121.99
Glenburgie 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 14485 Celebration Of The Cask Ca 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£10.73
Glenburgie 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 16309 Mackillop's Choice
Master of Malt
£209.24
Glendullan 1978 26 Year Old Rare Malts
The Whisky Exchange
£350.00
Glenesk 1974 26 Year Old Cask #89 Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£599.00
Glenfiddich 26 Year Old Excellence
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£345.00
Glenfiddich 26 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£325.00
Glenfiddich Excellence 26 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£370.00
Glenfiddich Excellence 26 Year Old 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£26.07
Glenfiddich Excellence 26 Year Old Sample
The Whisky Exchange
£27.75
Glenlochy 1969 26 Year Old Rare Malts
The Whisky Exchange
£1,500.00
Glenrothes 1989 26 Year Old S Of Scotland
The Whisky Exchange
£115.00
Glenrothes 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 7886 A Rare Find Gleann Mor 3cl 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£14.83
Glenrothes 26 Year Old 1988 Single Cask Master Of Malt 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£12.48
Glenrothes 26 Year Old 1989 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.31
Glenrothes 26 Year Old 1990 Signatory
The Whisky Barrel
£93.77
Glenugie 1982 26 Year Old Bourbon Cask #4703
The Whisky Exchange
£550.00
Glenury Royal 1975 26 Year Old Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£750.00
Highland Park 26 Year Old Cask 10006 Benchmark Murray Mcdavid 3c 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£11.87
Invergordon 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 10250 The Clan Denny Douglas La 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.16
Irish 26 Year Old 1989 The Nectar Of The Daily Drams 3cl 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£13.14
Isle Of Jura 1965 26 Year Old Stillman's Dram
The Whisky Exchange
£450.00
Isle Of Jura 1965 26 Years Old Stillman's Dram 26 1965
Lions Whisky
£460.00
Isle Of Jura 26 Years Old Stillmann's Dram 26
Lions Whisky
£320.00
Jura 1989 2016 26 Year Old Signatory Vintage
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£115.00
Jura 26 Year Old 1989 Casks 16 107 1+2 Cask Strength Collection S 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.42
Jura 26 Year Old 1989 Casks 30734 & 30735 Cask Strength Collection 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.42
Jura 26 Year Old 1989 Signatory
The Whisky Barrel
£113.75
Kinclaith 1975 2001 26 Year Old Signatory Vintage
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£1,750.00
Light Creamy Vanilla 26 Year Old Cadenhead Creations
Master of Malt
£71.69
Light Creamy Vanilla 26 Year Old Cadenhead Creations 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£6.96
Linkwood 1974 26 Year Old Refill Sherry Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£299.00
Linkwood 26 Year Old 1987 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£10.10
Linkwood 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 7327 Mackillop's Choice
Master of Malt
£303.02
Linkwood 26 Year Old 1989 Highland Laird Bartels Whisky
Master of Malt
£160.00
Linkwood 26 Year Old 1989 Highland Laird Bartels Whisky 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£12.17
Linkwood 26 Year Old 1989 Single Cask Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£10.09
Linkwood 26 Year Old That Boutique Y Whisky Company 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£13.12
Littlemill 26 Year Old 1988 Finest Collection
The Whisky Barrel
£395.67
Littlemill 26 Year Old 1988 Old & Rare Exclusive
The Whisky Barrel
£279.74
Littlemill 26 Year Old 1988 Xtra Old Particular
The Whisky Barrel
£479.68
Longmorn 1990 26 Year Old Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£108.00
Longmorn 26 Year Old 1987 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.44
Macallan 26 Year Old 1990 Cask 4049 Rest & Be Thankful
Master of Malt
£661.00
Macallan 26 Year Old 1990 Cask 4049 Rest & Be Thankful 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£53.94
Mortlach 1989 26 Year Old Xtra Old Particular
The Whisky Exchange
£260.00
Mortlach 26 Year Old 1987 Single Cask Master Of Malt
Master of Malt
£383.95
Mortlach 26 Year Old 1987 Single Cask Master Of Malt 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£29.21
Mortlach 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 10774 Xtra Old Particular Douglas
Master of Malt
£259.49
Mortlach 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 10774 Xtra Old Particular Douglas 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£19.74
Mortlach 26 Year Old 1989 Xtra Old Particular
The Whisky Barrel
£358.18
New Zealand's 1987 26 Year Old Touch Pause Enjoy New Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
£299.00
North British 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 34442 Celebration Of The Cask 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.42
North British 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 11275 The Sovereign Hunter La
Master of Malt
£85.86
North British 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 11275 The Sovereign Hunter La 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.11
North British 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 11372 The Sovereign Hunter La 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.18
North Port 1975 26 Year Old Silent Stills
The Whisky Exchange
£550.00
Port Dundas 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 11221 The Sovereign Hunter Lain 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.17
Port Ellen 1978 26 Year Old Sherry #1709
The Whisky Exchange
£899.00
Port Ellen 1979 26 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£899.00
Port Ellen 1979 26 Year Old Sherry Cask Old Malt Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£899.00
Port Ellen 1982 26 Year Old Cask #4808 Old Malt Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£750.00
Port Ellen 1982 26 Year Old Old Malt Cask #5157
The Whisky Exchange
£750.00
Prometheus 26 Year Old
Master of Malt
£499.95
Prometheus 26 Year Old 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£38.36
Rum Demerara 26 Years Old 1200 Bottles Moon 26
Lions Whisky
£485.00
Smws 116.20 1987 26 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£1,750.00
Speyburn 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 2114 Berry Bros. & Rudd 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£11.04
Springbank 1965 26 Years Old 57.3% Milroy's 26 1965
Lions Whisky
£840.00
Springbank 26 Year Old 1990 Cask 096 Rest & Be Thankful 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£28.40
Springbank April 1965 26 Years Old B Jan 1992 26 1965
Lions Whisky
£1,640.00
Strathclyde 26 Year Old 1989 Bottled 2015 Small Batch Wm Cadenhea 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.21
Strathclyde 26 Year Old 1989 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead
Master of Malt
£89.61
Strathclyde 26 Year Old 1989 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.16
Strathclyde 26 Year Old 1990 Cask 13045 The Sovereign Hunter Lain
Master of Malt
£89.27
Strathmill 1974 26 Year Old First Cask 1223
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£195.00
Strathmill 1990 26 Year Old Cask #100192 Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£94.25
Strathmill 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 799 A Rare Find Gleann Mor 3cl 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£12.17
Teeling 26 Year Old Vintage Reserve
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£439.95
Tomatin 1966 26 Years Old Signatory Decanter 26 1966
Lions Whisky
£285.00
Tormore 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 10665 Old Malt Cask Hunter Laing 3 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.87
Tullibardine 26 Year Old 1989 Single Cask Master Of Malt 3cl Sampl 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£10.80
Tullibardine 26 Year Old That Boutique Y Whisky Company
Master of Malt
£119.95
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