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50 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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50 year old whiskies

Glenfarclas The Family Cask Release 3 1957 Cask 2 Sherry Hogshead 50 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.20%
7 Just too much cask influence for the sake of balance.

Glenfarclas The Family Casks 1961 50 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 48.00%
8 Difficult to evaluate these very old whiskies. This sherry cask retains complexity, charm and distinction.

Glenury Royal 50 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 42.80%
8 A stunning farewell performance.

Master of Malt Speyside 50 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Lovely nose but not fully backed up on the tongue. In cask just too long.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Royal Salute 50 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A work of craftsmanship, elegance and its own style.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Dalmore 50 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.00%
8 Like drinking an ancient forest and not to everyone's taste (or pocket) but it has character and power.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

The Macallan 1949, 50 Years Old, Millennium
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
9 A beautifully composed, luxurious whisky.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

The Macallan 50 Years Old, Millennium Decanter
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
9 This is on the woody side. A little too woody for me in its late astringency, but it is always a privilege to taste such old whiskies.

Appleton Estate 50 Year Old Jamaica Independence Reserve Rum
The Whisky Exchange
£3,500.00
Auchentoshan 1957 50 Year Old Sherry Cask #479
The Whisky Exchange
£3,500.00
Balvenie 50 Year Old Cask #4567
The Whisky Exchange
£26,500.00
Balvenie 50 Year Old Cask #4570
The Whisky Exchange
£26,500.00
Dalmore 50 Year Old Decanter
The Whisky Exchange
£17,500.00
Dumbarton 50 Year Old 1964 Cask 11592 The Sovereign Hunter Laing
Master of Malt
£27.42
Dumbarton 50 Year Old 1964 Cask 11592 The Sovereign Hunter Laing
Master of Malt
£376.15
Dumbarton 50 Year Old Sovereign 1964
The Whisky Barrel
£376.15
Glen Gordon 1939 50 Years Old 120 Bottles 50 1939
Lions Whisky
£1,240.00
Glen Grant 1936 50 Year Old Gordon & Macphail
The Whisky Exchange
£4,500.00
Glen Grant 1936 50 Years Old Decanter 50 1936
Lions Whisky
£2,350.00
Glen Grant 1954 50 Year Old Macleod's
The Whisky Exchange
£3,500.00
Glen Grant 50 Year Old Gordon & Macphail
The Whisky Barrel
£917.76
Glen Grant 50 Year Old Sherry Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£8,850.00
Glen Grant 50 Year Old Small Bottle
The Whisky Exchange
£3,200.00
Glenfarclas 1955 50 Year Old Sherry Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£7,500.00
Glenfarclas 50 Year Old 1964 Xtra Old Particular
The Whisky Barrel
£877.65
Glenfarclas 50 Year Old Crystal Decanter
The Whisky Exchange
£4,500.00
Glenfiddich 50 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£17,500.00
Glenfiddich 50 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£19,950.00
Glenfiddich 50 Year Old 1964 Legends Collection
The Whisky Barrel
£14,500.00
Glenlivet 1938 50 Years Old Decanter 50 1938
Lions Whisky
£1,775.00
Glenlivet 1964 50 Year Old Winchester Collection
The Whisky Exchange
£18,000.00
Glenury Royal 1953 2003 50 Year Old
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£4,500.00
Invergordon 50 Year Old 1964 Cask 10711 Xtra Old Particular Dougl
Master of Malt
£309.37
Invergordon 50 Year Old 1964 Sovereign
The Whisky Barrel
£358.11
Invergordon 50 Year Old 1964 Xtra Old Particular
The Whisky Barrel
£308.90
Isle Of Skye 50 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£1,100.00
Macallan 1949 50 Year Old Millennium
The Whisky Exchange
£20,000.00
Macallan 1952 50 Year Old Fine & Rare #627
The Whisky Exchange
£15,000.00
Macphail's 1938 50 Year Old Crystal Decater
The Whisky Exchange
£3,999.00
Macphail's 1940 50 Year Old Book Of Kells Decanter Single Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
£3,999.00
Macphail's 1940 50 Years Old Decanter 50 1940
Lions Whisky
£965.00
Master Of Malt 50 Year Old Speyside 4th Edition
Master of Malt
£749.95
Master Of Malt 50 Year Old Speyside 4th Edition 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£34.77
Mortlach 1936 1986 50 Year Old Crystal Decanter
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£3,500.00
Mortlach 1936 50 Years Old Decanter 50 1936
Lions Whisky
£1,750.00
Mortlach 1936 50 Years Old Decanter 50 1936
Lions Whisky
£1,450.00
Mortlach 1942 50 Year Old G&m Private Collection
The Whisky Exchange
£2,999.00
Mystery Malt Macphail's 50 Year Old
The Whisky Barrel
£584.39
North British 1962 2013 50 Year Old Directors Cut Cask 9783
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£395.00
North British 50 Year Old Casks 90592 And 90593 Exceptional Casks
Master of Malt
£480.00
Springbank 1919 50 Year Old Campbeltown Scotch Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
£50,000.00
Taylor's 1964 Single Harvest Port 50 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£140.00
The Last Drop 50 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£2,999.00
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