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Whisky distilled in 1986

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1986 vintage whiskies

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

Cadenhead's Ben Nevis 1986, 16 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 61.90%
7 Hard to guess at the high alcohol strength from the nose. Not the usual big, oily Ben Nevis character. A pleasant fruitiness keeps the sweet notes dominant.

Cadenhead's Glenturret 1986, 15 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.00%
7 A charming whisky, and a reminder that Glenturret is a place, not an experience.

Connoisseur's Choice Bladnoch 1986
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
7 The light touch of sherry helps bring out the soft, fruity, flavours.

Dewar Rattray Glenglassaugh 21 Years Old 1986
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.40%
6 “Sweet and sulphury”now, there's a catchy brand name.

Glen Garioch 1986
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.40%
7 A big, robust whisky from the days when Glen Garioch made its own peated malt. I love the idea of a smoky whisky from the edge of Speyside, but I find this slightly astringent.

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Glen Garioch 25 Years Old, 1986
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.60%
8 More well-chosen wood.

Glen Moray 1986 Commemorative Bottling
Single Malt - Scotland - 64.40%
7 Robust. Complex. After dinner.

Glenfarclas The Family Casks 1986 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 58.40%
7 You have got to like woody whiskies to appreciate this one. The sweetness cannot balance the astringency.

Glenkinchie 1986 Amontillado cask finish
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 As a relatively restrained whisky, Glenkinchie stands up well to the amontillado finish.

Gordon & MacPhail Inverleven 1986
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
6 Light, straightforward. Delicacy without mannerism. Keep it for a romantic candlelit dinner.

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Ichiro's Malt Ace of Diamonds 1986 22 Years Old
Single Malt - Japan - 56.40%
8 Intense and packs a considerable punch.

Karuizawa 1986 Cask No 7387
- Japan - 60.70%
7 Unreconstructed macho whisky

Old Malt Cask Macallan 1986 21 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 50.00%
7 A good deliveryof oak and fruit,well combined. Quite a spicy character.

Old Masters Glenturret 1986
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.30%
7 As refreshing as a herbal tea but much more rewarding and fulfilling. Would suit a leg of lamb with mint sauce.

Scott's Selection Glenrothes 1986 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.70%
7 A little underwhelming.

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Talisker 1986, The Distiller's Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80%
7 Not for Talisker purists, but a highly distinctive interplay of whisky and sherry.

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The Glenturret 28 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.50%
9 Its maturity is obvious from the onset, the citrus notes give it a lovely vibrancy.

Wemyss Vintage Malts Autumn Berries 1986 26 Years Old
Blended Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
7 Deceptive. The nose is fresh and fragrant. But the palate does not deliver much and the finish is so short.

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Yoichi 1986 22 Years Old Heavily Peated
Single Malt - Japan - 59.00%
8 Refined,bold but elegant. Buy one.

Yoichi Single Cask, 1986
Single Malt - Japan - 61.30%
7 The typical fruitiness of the Yoichi whiskies, but less peat than I remember.

Ardmore 1986 12yo 12 1986
Lions Whisky
£185.00
Bell's Prince Andrew & Miss Ferguson 1986
The Whisky Exchange
£69.95
Benriach 29 Year Old 1986 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead
Master of Malt
£139.70
Benriach 29 Year Old 1986 Small Batch Wm Cadenhead 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£11.03
Bruichladdich 1986 1998 Scotch Malt Whisky Society 23.27
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£195.00
Dalwhinnie 1986 20yo 20 1986
Lions Whisky
£180.00
Dimple 12 Year Old 13th Commonwealth Games 1986
The Whisky Exchange
£150.00
Dimple 12 Year Old Botswana 20 1966 1986
The Whisky Exchange
£299.00
Garnheath 28 Year Old 1986 Cask 22156 The Cooper's Choice The Vin
Master of Malt
£190.71
Garnheath 28 Year Old 1986 Cask 22156 The Cooper's Choice The Vin
Master of Malt
£14.93
Garnheath 28 Year Old 1986 Cooper's Choice
The Whisky Barrel
£190.16
Glen Garioch 1986 In The Pink 1986
Lions Whisky
£345.00
Glen Spey 27 Year Old 1986 Cask 1982 Cask Collection A. D. Rattra
Master of Malt
£8.52
Glenfarclas 150th Anniversary Medium Jug 1986
The Whisky Exchange
£75.00
Glenfarclas 1986 2012 The Family Cask 4336
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£395.00
Glenfarclas 1986 Cask 2919 1986
Lions Whisky
£135.00
Glenfarclas 1986 Family Casks Release W15
The Whisky Barrel
£352.63
Glenglassaugh 1986 Bottled 2015 Lot No. Ro 16 04 Rare Old Gordo
Master of Malt
£315.97
Glenkinchie 1986 1986
Lions Whisky
£65.00
Glenlivet 1986 17yo Glenscoma 17 1986
Lions Whisky
£335.00
Glenrothes 1986 Private Cellar 1986
Lions Whisky
£155.00
Glenturret 1986 26 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£249.00
Glenturret 1986 Famous Grouse Commonwealth Games 2014
The Whisky Exchange
£150.00
Glenturret 27 Year Old 1986 Cask 307 Cask Strength Collection Sig
Master of Malt
£9.12
Glenturret 27 Year Old 1986 Cask 308 Cask Strength Collection Sig
Master of Malt
£8.40
Glenturret 28 Year Old 1986 Cask 296 Cask Strength Collection Sig
Master of Malt
£9.12
Glenturret 28 Year Old 1986 Cask 300 Cask Strength Collection Sig
Master of Malt
£9.12
Glenturret 28 Year Old 1986 Cask 342 Cask Collection A. D. Rattra
Master of Malt
£9.46
Glenturret 28 Year Old 1986 Cask 342 Cask Collection A. D. Rattra
Master of Malt
£115.72
Glenturret 29 Year Old 1986 Signatory
The Whisky Barrel
£103.59
Gold Medal 1986
Master of Malt
£120.00
Highland Park 1986 21 Year Old First Cask 2261
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£145.00
Inverleven 1986 Bottled 2015 Lot. No. Ro 15 09 Rare Old Gordon
Master of Malt
£341.04
Inverleven 1986 Rare Old 2015
The Whisky Barrel
£341.04
Knockando 1986 Centenary Bot.1998
The Whisky Exchange
£299.00
Lagavulin 1986 Bot.2002 Distillers Edition
The Whisky Exchange
£699.00
Lagavulin 1986 Distillers Edition
The Whisky Exchange
£499.00
Laphroaig 1970 B1986 Samaroli 1970
Lions Whisky
£2,140.00
Linkwood 25 Year Old 1986 Dimensions Duncan Taylor 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.39
Linkwood 25 Year Old 1986 The Octave Duncan Taylor 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.56
Macallan 1986 18 Year Old Sherry Oak
The Whisky Exchange
£899.00
Macallan 1986 18yo 18 1986
Lions Whisky
£320.00
Mortlach 1936 1986 50 Year Old Crystal Decanter
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£3,995.00
Mortlach 1936 1986 50 Year Old Crystal Decanter
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£3,995.00
Mortlach 1986 Moon Import Menses 1986
Lions Whisky
£235.00
Picolit Serie 1986 Plozner 1986
Lions Whisky
£145.00
Probably Speyside's Finest Distillery 28 Year Old 1986 Cask 11272
Master of Malt
£9.36
Secret Stills No. 1.2 Island 1986
Master of Malt
£127.71
Smws 3.5 1974 Bot.1986
The Whisky Exchange
£999.00
Strathisla 1786 1986 Commemorative Plate
The Whisky Exchange
£49.95
Talisker 1986 Secret Stills 1.2
The Whisky Barrel
£157.50
Thompson's 1986 Fine Bordeaux Brandy
The Whisky Exchange
£220.00
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