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Brands and Distilleries : Balblair

Issue 122 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 122

Is Craft an Expression of Skill, Aberlour, Flavoured Whiskies, Glen Grant

 

Balblair

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Balblair 1986
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Elegant and sophisticated.

Balblair 10 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Approachable and well structured, with delicious flavours.

Balblair 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Much more life and structure.

Balblair 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 An attractive character. Too much sweetness on the palate though.

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Balblair 1969 Vintage
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.00%
8 For a whisky that is very light when young, this matures surprisingly well and for long periods

Balblair 1975
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 The Balblair bandwagon continues.

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Balblair 1975 Vintage 2nd Release 37 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 A beautiful example of a well-matured Bourbon cask whisky. Still lively and dashing. The perfect “herbal tea”.

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Balblair 1979 Vintage
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Needs time to grow in the glass. A dream.

Balblair 1983
Single Malt - Scotland - 0.00%
8 A lovely dram, brightening like the promise of a warm summer.

Balblair 1989 Vintage
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Seems young, but very attractive.

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Balblair 1997 Vintage
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 A stunner.

Balblair 2000
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 A very subtle, and discreet Balblair but another addition to what has become a compelling range.

Balblair 2003
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Either a young whisky or a whisky matured in a tired cask. Not unpleasant but too thin. I can imagine it in a granité or as a thirst quencher in summer with lots of ice.

Balblair 33 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.40%
8 A whisky that starts life with some restraint has certainly developed over the years.

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Balblair 38 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.00%
9 A pure beauty. Absolutely beaming on nose and palate. The best a sherry cask can offer.

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Balblair 38 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 44.00%
9 An enticing expression of old age. Forever young! With elegance and style.

Balblair Elements
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 Gentle, but complex as the flavours open.

Dewar Rattray Balblair 1990
Single Malt - Scotland - 62.90%
7 The strength is a bit aggressive. And oak is not well-integrated. Tastes like a too young fellow.

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Dewar Rattray Balblair 1990
Single Malt - Scotland - 61.80%
8 A rich multi layered whisky which, surprisingly, I enjoyed better without water. The latter enhances a bitter tone.

Dewar Rattray Balblair 1990 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 62.90%
7 The nose is more attractive than the palate, rather restrained.

Gordon & MacPhail Balblair 1966
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 The nose is rich and harmonious. The palate not so lavish, somewhat dulled by wood dominating. It would have shown better at a higher strength.

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Private Collection Balblair 1973
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.00%
8 Elegant and uncomplicated. Refreshing and appetising. Hides its 50% ABV very well.

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Single Malts of Scotland Balblair 40 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 42.80%
8 Old and complex but keeping fit. A rich character, to be enjoyed right now.

The Wee Dram Balblair 12 Years Old
- Scotland - 46.00%
7 Another great Balblair.

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The Whisky Exchange Balblair 40 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.20%
8 Yet another superb Balblair which chimes perfectly with the official bottlings.

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Chart Position

Latest
53
Best
43
Average
62

Bottle Price

Average
£98
Highest
£512

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1966 Balblair Highland Malt Whisky 1966
Vintage Wine Gifts
£289.97
1969 Balblair Highland Malt Whisky 1969
Vintage Wine Gifts
£269.97
1973 Balblair 22 Year Old 1973
Vintage Wine Gifts
£229.97
1973 Balblair 22 Year Old 1973
Vintage Wine Gifts
£229.97
Balblair 10 Year Old 35cl Gordon & Macphail
Master of Malt
£15.80
Balblair 10 Year Old Gordon & Macphail
The Whisky Exchange
£34.45
Balblair 10 Year Old Gordon & Macphail 1970s
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£195.00
Balblair 10 Year Old Gordon & Macphail 1970s
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£195.00
Balblair 10 Year Old Gordon & Macphail Highland Malt Range
The Drink Shop
£35.77
Balblair 10 Year Old Gordon And Macphail
Master of Malt
£31.67
Balblair 10 Year Old Miniature Gordon & Macphail
The Whisky Exchange
£5.45
Balblair 10 Years Old 57% 10
Lions Whisky
£245.00
Balblair 10 Years Old G&m 10
Lions Whisky
£245.00
Balblair 16 Years Old Spirit Of The Air 16
Lions Whisky
£95.00
Balblair 1957 Bot.1980s
The Whisky Exchange
£550.00
Balblair 1964 17 Years Old G&m Connoisseur's Choice 17 1964
Lions Whisky
£245.00
Balblair 1964 18 Yo Connoisseurs Choice 18 1964
Lions Whisky
£225.00
Balblair 1965
The Whisky Exchange
£1,220.00
Balblair 1965 12 Year Old Cadenhead's
The Whisky Exchange
£699.00
Balblair 1965 12 Years Old Cadenhead 12 1965
Lions Whisky
£355.00
Balblair 1965 2008 40 Year Old Single Cask 0894
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£1,500.00
Balblair 1966 35yo Platinum Selection 35 1966
Lions Whisky
£245.00
Balblair 1966 38 Year Old Spanish Oak Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£499.00
Balblair 1969
La Maison du Whisky
£1,985.00
Balblair 1969
The Whisky Exchange
£1,295.00
Balblair 1969
Master of Malt
£1,247.40
Balblair 1969 2012 43 Year Old First Release
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£1,300.00
Balblair 1969 Gordon & Macphail
The Whisky Exchange
£390.00
Balblair 1974 27yo Highland Selection 27 1974
Lions Whisky
£230.00
Balblair 1975 1998 22 Year Old First Cask 7283
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£195.00
Balblair 1975 22 Year Old First Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£199.00
Balblair 1975 2nd Release
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£230.00
Balblair 1979 Gordon & Macphail
The Whisky Exchange
£189.00
Balblair 1980 2013 Gordon & Macphail
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£185.00
Balblair 1983 1st Release
Master of Malt
£191.07
Balblair 1983 1st Release
The Whisky Barrel
£194.10
Balblair 1983 2013 First Release
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£192.00
Balblair 1983 Vintage 1st Release
Abbey Whisky
£208.00
Balblair 1989 3rd Release
The Whisky Exchange
£83.45
Balblair 1989 3rd Release
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£85.95
Balblair 1989 Mignonnette 5 Cl
La Maison du Whisky
£9.00
Balblair 1990
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£89.95
Balblair 1990 2013 Second Release
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£83.50
Balblair 1990 2nd Edition
The Whisky Barrel
£86.30
Balblair 1990 2nd Release
The Drink Shop
£82.84
Balblair 1990 2nd Release
Master of Malt
£82.61
Balblair 1990 2nd Release
The Whisky Exchange
£93.45
Balblair 1990 2nd Release 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.03
Balblair 1991
The Whisky Exchange
£74.95
Balblair 1991 20 Year Old Private Collection
The Whisky Exchange
£86.95
Balblair 1991 Private Collection Gordon & Macphail
Master of Malt
£76.19
Balblair 1992 Vintage Cask #3025
The Whisky Barrel
£199.99
Balblair 1997 1997
Lions Whisky
£65.00
Balblair 1997 2013 Second Release
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£54.00
Balblair 1997 2nd Edition
The Whisky Barrel
£55.05
Balblair 1997 2nd Release
Master of Malt
£71.88
Balblair 1997 2nd Release
La Maison du Whisky
£82.00
Balblair 1997 2nd Release Highland
The Whisky Exchange
£59.95
Balblair 1999
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£60.95
Balblair 1999 2nd Release
The Whisky Exchange
£58.25
Balblair 1999 2nd Release
Master of Malt
£59.35
Balblair 1999 Vintage 2nd Release
Abbey Whisky
£62.40
Balblair 2003
The Drink Shop
£40.46
Balblair 2003
The Whisky Exchange
£40.95
Balblair 2003
La Maison du Whisky
£59.00
Balblair 2003 1st Edition
The Whisky Barrel
£40.64
Balblair 2003 1st Release
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£40.50
Balblair 2003 1st Release
Master of Malt
£40.55
Balblair 2003 1st Release 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£4.41
Balblair 2003 2013 First Release
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£49.50
Balblair 2003 Vintage 1st Release
Abbey Whisky
£43.75
Balblair 22 Year Old 1990 Authentic Collection Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sa
Master of Malt
£5.88
Balblair 33 Year Old Gift Set Nosing Glass + Miniature
The Whisky Exchange
£550.00
Balblair 33yo Spirit Of The Air 33
Lions Whisky
£290.00
Balblair 40 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£499.00
Balblair 5 Year Old Bot.1980s
The Whisky Exchange
£89.95
Balblair 5 Year Old Bot.1980s
The Whisky Exchange
£79.95
Balblair Bot.1960s
The Whisky Exchange
£650.00
Balblair Bot.1960s
The Whisky Exchange
£650.00
Balblair Elements Spirit Of The Air
Lions Whisky
£45.00
Balblair Five Yo 5
Lions Whisky
£125.00
Balblair Vh Bot.1970s
The Whisky Exchange
£499.00
Gordon & Macphail Balblair 10 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£33.50
Gordon & Macphail Balblair 10 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£33.50
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