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27 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.

 

Issue 145 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 145

A visit to Highland Park, Willie Cochrane and Claive Vidiz interviewed. Plus we kick off Battle of the Blends series three.

 

27 year old whiskies

Adelphi Clynelish 27 Years Old, Cask 2568
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.30%
8 A robust, straight-ahead Clynelish, which is a great thing.

Adelphi Glen Grant 1970, 27 Years Old, Cask 7638
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.90%
7 Enough character and complexity to withstand the heavy oakiness, but beginning to show its age.

Adelphi Royal Brackla 27 Years Old, Cask 5467
Single Malt - Scotland - 59.50%
7 The best Brackla I have tasted. Night-cap?

Berry's Own Selection Glenlivet 27 Years Old 1982
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.20%
7 The nose is enticing but the palate is overwhelmed by the wood. And water exacerbates the astringency.

Berrys' 1987 Bunnahabhain Cask #2728
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Malts with this sort of industrial style need sweetness to balance. For me, it's not really there.

Cadenhead's Benromach 1976, 27 Years Old Authentic Collection
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.10%
8 The nose promised more smoothness. Quite an austere character on the palate but with a lot of class.

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Cooper's Choice Glen Grant 1977 27 Years Old, Sherry Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A Speysider with a rich chestnut colour, plenty of aroma and lots of flavour. Makes a change from the dumbed-down and the terminally delicate.

Cooper's Choice Longmorn 1975, 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Complex, as Longmorn always is, but I wonder about the cask.

Cooper's Choice Strathisla 1976, 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Always a complex whisky, hard to pin down. This sample seems to have triggered an oriental mood.

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Dewar Rattray Bunnahabhain 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.90%
8 Not as elegant and complex as some in this flight, but the breakfast it evoked was hearty and delicious.

Dewar Rattray Glen Mhor 27 Years Old 1982
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.20%
7 An assertive character. A complex nose, a less enticing palate though. But water cuts the edge and makes it conversational. Needs time to “relax”.

Duncan Taylor North British 27 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 52.80%
7 The palate does not have the refreshing appeal of the nose. Water tames it but not enough to make it really palatable.

Inverleven 1979 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.10%
7 This whisky definitely needs water to extinguish the fire. Would have benefited from a bottling at a lower strength.

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Kingsbury Islay 1973, 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.40%
8 Has this cask slept so long that it cannot completely wake up?

Ladyburn 1973, 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.40%
6 I am pleased that this very rare malt has been made available. Ladyburn is a product about which I am frequently asked. Sad to say, its greatest appeal is as a collector's item.

Laphroaig 27 Years Old Vintage 1980
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.00%
7 An acquired taste. Some will like it, but it's too woody and nothing on the 1974 bottling by la Maison du Whisky.

Old & Rare Platinum The Macallan 1977 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.00%
8 This is a very decent example of an independent bottling.

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Parker's Heritage Collection 27 Years Old 96 Proof
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 48.00%
8 Heaven Hill has quietly been releasing some stunners in recent years. This is another.

Prometheus 27 Years Old Cache 2
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.00%
8 Bitter at the end, but this certainly has its merits.

Rare Malts Blair Athol 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.70%
7 The flavours seem to be held back, then suddenly released. This whisky might have been less inhibited at a younger age.

Rare Malts Cardhu 1973 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 60.00%
7 They made bigger, peatier whiskies in those days.

Rare Malts Teaninich 1972 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 64.20%
8 This little-known malt almost always surprises me with its robust flavours.

Tamdhu 1984 27 Years Old Scott's Selection
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.60%
8 A nicely-integrated old dram.

The Whisky Exchange Bunnahabhain 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 A welcome addition.

Tomintoul 27 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Normally thought of as a light malt but this is a rich, viscous expression.

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Wemyss Single Cask Release Rosy Apple Brulé
Single Grain - Scotland - 46.00%
9 This proves that when you get the oak balance right with a grain and a sherry cask, it's a great combination.

Aberlour 1963 27 Year Old Authentic Collection
The Whisky Exchange
£750.00
Ardbeg 1973 27 Year Old Old Malt Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£1,250.00
Ardbeg 1973 27 Year Old Old Malt Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£1,250.00
Ardbeg 1973 27 Year Old Old Malt Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£1,250.00
Benrinnes 27 Year Old 1985 Old & Rare Platinum Hunter Laing 3cl Sa 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£15.39
Benromach 1966 27 Year Old Cadenhead's
The Whisky Exchange
£650.00
Berry's Own Selection Strathclyde 1988 27 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£122.95
Blair Athol 1988 2016 27 Year Old Signatory Vintage
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£118.00
Blair Athol 1988 27 Year Old Signatory Twe Exclusive
The Whisky Exchange
£120.00
Blair Athol 1988 Sample 27 Year Old Signatory For Twe
The Whisky Exchange
£10.75
Brora 1981 27 Year Old Duncan Taylor
The Whisky Exchange
£1,200.00
Bruichladdich 27 Year Old Dna 1985 4th Edition
Master of Malt
£324.35
Bruichladdich Mcmlxxxv 1985 27 Year Old Dna4
The Whisky Exchange
£325.00
Bruichladdich Mcmlxxxv 1985 Sample 27 Year Old Dna4
The Whisky Exchange
£23.45
Bunnahabhain 1989 27 Year Old Carn Mor
The Whisky Exchange
£175.00
Bunnahabhain 1989 27 Year Old Dun Bheagan
The Whisky Exchange
£270.00
Bunnahabhain 27 Year Old 1988 A Chandler's Tobacco Pouch Wemyss
The Whisky Barrel
£176.40
Bunnahabhain 27 Year Old 1989 Casks 5798 & 5799 Cask Strength Coll
Master of Malt
£156.20
Bunnahabhain 27 Year Old 1989 Casks 5798 & 5799 Cask Strength Coll 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£12.62
Bunnahabhain 27 Year Old 1989 Casks 5834 & 5837 Dun Bheagan Ian M
Master of Malt
£270.00
Bunnahabhain 27 Year Old 1989 Old & Rare
The Whisky Barrel
£350.32
Bunnahabhain 27 Year Old 1989 Old & Rare Platinum Hunter Laing
Master of Malt
£318.82
Cambus 1983 20011 27 Year Old Dead Whisky Society
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£295.00
Cambus 27 Year Old 1983 Dead Whisky Society
The Whisky Barrel
£202.02
Cambus 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 10940 Old Particular Douglas Laing 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.94
Cambus 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 11047 Old Particular Douglas Laing 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.90
Cambus 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 12279 The Sovereign Hunter Laing
Master of Malt
£91.95
Cambus 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 12279 The Sovereign Hunter Laing 3c 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.30
Cambus 27 Year Old That Boutique Y Whisky Company
Master of Malt
£98.95
Cambus 27 Year Old That Boutique Y Whisky Company 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£10.82
Caol Ila 27 Year Old Thewhiskybarrel.com Exclusive
The Whisky Barrel
£499.99
Cardhu 1973 27 Year Old Rare Malts
The Whisky Exchange
£499.00
Cardhu 1973 27 Year Old Rare Malts
The Whisky Exchange
£475.00
Cardhu 27 Year Old 1984 The Octave Duncan Taylor 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£19.07
Celebration Of The Cask Aberlour 1989 27 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£185.00
Fettercairn 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 1999 Cask Strength Collection S 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.47
Garnheath 1972 27 Year Old Signatory Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
£499.00
Girvan 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 10949 Old Particular Douglas Laing 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.54
Girvan 27 Year Old 1989 Carn Mor Celebration
The Whisky Barrel
£104.12
Glen Grant 27 Years Old Years Samaroli 27 1955
Lions Whisky
£940.00
Glen Scotia 1966 27 Year Old Signatory Campbeltown Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
£1,500.00
Glenburgie 1960 27 Year Old Connoisseurs Choice
The Whisky Exchange
£550.00
Glendronach 1990 2017 27 Year Old Single Cask 7005 Batch 15
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£225.00
Glendronach 27 Year Old 1990 Cask 7005 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£17.21
Glenesk 1974 27 Year Old Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£599.00
Glenlossie 1978 27 Year Old First Cask 4779
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£195.00
Glenrothes 1954 27 Years Old Connoisseur's Choice 27 1954
Lions Whisky
£625.00
Glenrothes 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 7856 The Pearls Of Scotland Golde
Master of Malt
£379.50
Glenturret 1973 27 Years Old 55.4% Signatory 27 1973
Lions Whisky
£220.00
Glenturret 27 Year Old 1986 Cask 307 Cask Strength Collection Sig 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.12
Glenturret 27 Year Old 1986 Cask 308 Cask Strength Collection Sig 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.40
Imperial 1989 27 Year Old Carn Mor
The Whisky Exchange
£225.00
Imperial 27 Year Old 1989 Carn Mor Celebration
The Whisky Barrel
£217.80
Imperial 27 Year Old 1989 Cask 2892 Celebration Of The Cask Carn
Master of Malt
£224.54
Invergordon 27 Year Old 1988
Abbey Whisky
£0.00
Invergordon 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 11853 The Sovereign Hunter Lain
Master of Malt
£88.00
Invergordon 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 11853 The Sovereign Hunter Lain 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.14
Invergordon 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 8118 The Single Cask
Master of Malt
£83.78
Invergordon 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 8986 Pearls Of Scotland Gordon
Master of Malt
£106.00
Invergordon 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 8986 Pearls Of Scotland Gordon 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.31
Isle Of Jura 1989 27 Year Old Cask #30743 Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£115.00
Jura 1989 2017 27 Year Old Signatory Vintage
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£125.00
Jura 27 Year Old 1988 Highland Laird Bartels Whisky
Master of Malt
£185.00
Jura 27 Year Old 1988 Highland Laird Bartels Whisky 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£14.08
Jura 27 Year Old 1989 Signatory Cask Strength
The Whisky Barrel
£131.79
Jura 27 Year Old 1989 Signatory Cask Strength
The Whisky Barrel
£131.79
Ladyburn 1973 27 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£1,500.00
Ladyburn 1973 27 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£1,500.00
Linkwood 27 Year Old 1989
Abbey Whisky
£0.00
Littlemill 27 Year Old 1988 Magnum Old & Rare
The Whisky Barrel
£1,334.76
Macallan Glenlivet 1971 27 Year Old Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£1,750.00
Michel Couvreur Very Sherried Over 27 Years Malt Whisky 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£49.88
North British 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 10938 Old Particular Douglas 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.87
North British 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 55817 Single Cask Master Of M 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£5.63
North British 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 57081 Single Cask Master Of 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£5.70
North British 27 Year Old That Boutique Y Whisky Company
Master of Malt
£52.95
North British 27 Year Old That Boutique Y Whisky Company 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£5.80
Port Dundas 27 Year Old 1988 Cadenhead's Small Batch
The Whisky Barrel
£88.47
Port Dundas 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 10981 Old Particular Douglas La 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.62
Port Dundas 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 11129 Old Particular Douglas La 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.16
Port Dundas 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 12135 The Sovereign Hunter Lain 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.42
Port Ellen 1978 27 Year Old Cask #607 Clan Denny
The Whisky Exchange
£750.00
Port Ellen 1978 27 Year Old Sherry Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£1,500.00
Port Ellen 1979 27 Year Old Cask #3887 Old Malt Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£1,000.00
Port Ellen 27 Year Old 1978 Old & Rare
The Whisky Barrel
£2,556.82
Strathclyde 27 Year Old 1987 Cask 10804 Old Particular Douglas La 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.92
Strathclyde 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 10934 Old Particular Douglas La 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.10
Strathclyde 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 10975 The Clan Denny Douglas La 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.04
Strathclyde 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 62118 Berry Bros. & Rudd
Master of Malt
£100.05
Strathclyde 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 62118 Berry Bros. & Rudd 3cl Sam 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£10.11
Strathisla 27 Year Old 1976 Murray Mcdavid Mission
The Whisky Barrel
£799.95
Talisker 1985 27 Year Old Bot. 2013
The Whisky Exchange
£550.00
Talisker 1985 27 Year Old Bot.2013
The Whisky Exchange
£550.00
Tamdhu 27 Year 1988 Cask 12004 Old Malt Cask Hunter Laing 3cl Sa 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.19
The Exclusive Grains Strathclyde 27 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£72.95
Tomatin 27 Year Old 1988 Batch 3
Master of Malt
£169.00
Tomatin 27 Year Old 1988 Batch 3 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£15.17
Tormore 1988 2016 27 Year Old Old Malt Cask 12239
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£105.00
Tormore 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 12239 Old Malt Cask Hunter Laing 3 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£9.18
Tormore 27 Year Old 1988 Cask 4177 Mackillop's Choice 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£13.82
Tormore 27 Year Old 1988 North Star Spirits
Master of Malt
£118.00
Tormore 27 Year Old 1988 North Star Spirits 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£10.20
Tormore 27 Year Old 1990 Cask 828589 The Octave Duncan Taylor
Master of Malt
£218.78
Wemyss Invergordon 1988 27 Years Old Toffee Apple Crisp
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£83.95
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