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Whisky Magazine Issue 121

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Invergordon

Invergordon 1971
Single Grain - Scotland - 48.00%
The most wood influenced. Medium bodied. Very focused spirit.

Adelphi Invergordon 1964
Single Grain - Scotland - 47.10%
7 A rich grain whisky on the fruity side. Interesting.

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Berry's Own Selection Invergordon 38 Years Old 1971
Single Grain - Scotland - 48.00%
8 The balance between sweet and sour is perfect. A grain whisky? I would have thought of an old bourbon.

Cadenhead's Invergordon 12 Years Old, Whiskies of the World
Single Grain - Scotland - 65.30%
6 The sweetness on the palate can't tame the alcohol harshness. It has not benefited from the casks as its pale colour confirms.

Cadenhead's Invergordon 13 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 67.80%
7 Paler than the Royal Mile version, and drier, too.

Dewar Rattray Invergordon 1964
Single Grain - Scotland - 51.30%
7 A pretty bundle of US oak, slathered in silky creaminess. Impossible not to like.

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Dewar Rattray Invergordon 1964
Single Grain - Scotland - 52.10%
8 Shy at first but cheering up on cake aromas. A liquid pudding.

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Dewar Rattray Invergordon 40 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 48.10%
8 A strange, huge, dark and dense whisky. Try with Pecan pie or scallops seared in burnt butter. Surely a nod to the Ozarks?

Duncan Taylor Invergordon 1965 38 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 50.10%
7 Such a long ageing has made the bourbon wood very dominating. The crisp, cleansing, hint of pine in the distillery bottling better suited a single grain.

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Duncan Taylor Invergordon 40 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 50.30%
8 An interesting profile. Well matured. The butyric note on the nose does not echo on the palate.

Duncan Taylor Invergordon 40 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 49.00%
7 Want to get bourbon drinkers into whisky, give ‘em grain! Maybe not 40 Years Old grain but it could be the way in.

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Invergordon CI5517
- Scotland - 50.20%
8 That rare commodity...a mature grain. Snap it up quick the industry is in short supply!

Royal Mile Whiskies Invergordon, 22 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 45.00%
6 Appetising. Some length and complexity.

Scott's Selection Invergordon 1964 47 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 43.80%
8 An enticing oldie. But I bet it was in a better shape a few years ago.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Invergordon
Single Grain - Scotland - 41.60%
3 Some pleasant touches, but not a great deal to hold it altogether in the end.

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    Invergordon Distillers
  • 9-21 Salamander Place. Leith. Edinburgh. Midlothian. Scotland. EH6 7JL
  • Tel : +44 131 554 4404

Chart Position

Latest
117
Best
59
Average
92

Bottle Price

Average
£267
Highest
£1,800

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Invergordon 1970 22 Years Old 45% Stillman's Dram 22 1970
Lions Whisky
£140.00
Invergordon 1972 36 Years Old 36 1972
Lions Whisky
£135.00
Invergordon 1972 Bot.2014 Pearls Of Scotland Single Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
£155.00
Invergordon 1988 25 Year Old Berry Bros & Rudd
Whisky-Online.com
£73.50
Invergordon 1988 25 Year Old Cask #8997 Berry Bros Single Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
£73.25
Invergordon 21 Year Old 1991 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead
Master of Malt
£51.67
Invergordon 21 Year Old 1992 Cask 10155 The Sovereign Hunter Lain
Master of Malt
£75.45
Invergordon 21 Year Old 1992 Cask 10155 The Sovereign Hunter Lain
Master of Malt
£6.07
Invergordon 21 Year Old 1992 Sovereign
The Whisky Barrel
£66.97
Invergordon 23 Year Old 1990 Cask 5160 Dimensions Duncan Taylor
Master of Malt
£5.56
Invergordon 24 Year Old 1988 Cask 9000 Berry Bros. & Rudd 3cl Samp
Master of Malt
£5.69
Invergordon 24 Year Old Lady Of The Glen Hannah Whisky Merchants 3
Master of Malt
£5.00
Invergordon 25 Year Old 1988 Cask 8997 Berry Bros. & Rudd
Master of Malt
£79.13
Invergordon 26 Year Old 1988 Cask 10250 The Clan Denny Douglas La
Master of Malt
£83.81
Invergordon 41 Year Old 1972 Pearls Of Scotland
The Whisky Barrel
£126.89
Invergordon 7 Year Old Burns Malt Oloroso
The Whisky Barrel
£36.39
Invergordon 7 Year Old Burns Malt Px
The Whisky Barrel
£36.39
Invergordon Batch 1 That Boutique Y Whisky Company 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£5.82
Invergordon Batch 2
Abbey Whisky
£71.95
Invergordon Batch 2 That Boutique Y Whisky Company
Master of Malt
£71.95
Invergordon Batch 2 That Boutique Y Whisky Company 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£6.68
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