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Murray McDavid Mission II Glen Grant 1969
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 This delicate malt in unusually full flavour.
Murray McDavid Mission II Glenlossie 1975
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 7 A rare chance to taste Glenlossie but, again, the wood gets in the way.
Murray McDavid Mission II Linkwood 1973
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 Very sophisticated bittersweet flavours. Adults only.
Murray McDavid Mission II Strathisla 1976
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 A good example of this distinctive and under-rated malt.
Murray McDavid Mission Royal Brackla 1975
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 7 An especially rich sherryish bottling. Voluptuous. With the afterdinner chocs.
Murray McDavid Rosebank 1990
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 6 Rosebank is a delicate whisky, but just a touch more wood-extract would hold together its flavours.
Murray McDavid Rosebank 1990, Sherry Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00% 8 The flowery youth of the whisky and the freshness of the sherry cask achieve an interesting harmony.
Murray McDavid Springbank 1965
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 The characteristic salt and coconut characteristics of Springbank are very evident in this bottling, but perhaps overwhelmingly so. I may need more time to understand this one.
MWBH Glen Garioch 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.30% 7 A refreshing young whisky that would make a great aperitif when neat, or mixed in a classic Manhattan.
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 7 An aperitif dram.
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% Clean and balanced.
Oban 14 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 7 Classic, gentle and pleasing. A consensual malt. Good match with salmon and light seafood dishes.
Oban 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 7 Harmonious as a water colour. A full display of soft flavours. A lovely springtime whisky to enjoy with red fruit.
Oban 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.90% 8 The nose is very distinguished and floaty. The palate is a bit too assertive because of the high strength. Requires oxygenation and water.
Oban Distillers Edition 1993 Montilla Fino
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% This works best for me. The distillery character has been retained,given a little tweak and the result is excellent.
Oban Distillers Edition, Montilla
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00% 8 Demonstrably an evocative whisky. Salty and winey, but neither as overt as in the comparable Glenmorangie Fino.
Oban Limited Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.20% 7 Good presence and a sumptuous palate.
Single Malt - Scotland - 64.00% 8 If George T. Stagg was peated then it would probably be like this.
Old & Rare Brora 30 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.50% 7 A bold character,delivering the whole package at once.Keeps spirity to the finish. Water cuts the edges but still tooharsh for me.
Old & Rare Caol Ila 28 Years Old 1979
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.60% 7 Good but pretty tired.
Old & Rare Highland Park 29 Years Old 1978
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.70% 8 Old, slightly grumbly but fascinating. Highly recommended.
Old & Rare Lochnagar, 33 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.20% 7 Full but very well balanced for such an ancient character.
Old & Rare Platinum Ben Nevis
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.00% 7 Just about holds its own against the effects of excessive age. On the cusp!
Old & Rare Platinum Glen Garioch 35 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.00% 8 This has lasted superbly for its age, proof that Glen Garioch is a seriously impressive malt, one that improves with lengthy maturation.
Old & Rare Platinum Millburn 34 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.90% 7 Luxurious. An adult taste.