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Coleburn 12 yo 1968/1980 (46%, Cadenhead, black dumpy) - 010312

 



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Coleburn Scotch Whisky tasting notes

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Coleburn - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Speyside
WF Distillery Ranking: Cinquième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: silent (1985) - Stills: 2 (1 wash, 1 spirit) - Founded: 1897
Address: Longmorn, Elgin, Morayshire, IV38 8 GN - Phone:
Web: - More info: Distillery Profile by MM’s Thomas Lipka - Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Coleburn 1980/2004 (62.9%, McKillop’s Choice, sherry wood, cask #1261)
90 points - Last tasted: January 8, 2006 - Tasting notes: here
Coleburn

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Wood Bitter Lemon Apples Tea Oranges Ginger Pepper Tannins


MM Distillery profile:
Coleburn is another Speyside distillery that didn't survive the 1980's. Located between the Glen Elgin and Speyburn distilleries, Coleburn was founded in 1896 by John Robertson & Sons. They decided to sell it to the Clynelish Distillery Co Ltd. in 1916, who in turn transferred it to DCL (one of their co- owners) in 1925. There were some more changes in ownership until Coleburn was finally closed by DCL in 1985. One year later DCL became part of United Distillers. The license was cancelled in 1992, which means Coleburn will probably... More on Malt Madness.

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Whiskyfun tasting notes
Cadenhead
  • Coleburn 12 yo 1968/1980 (46%, Cadenhead, black dumpy) - 010312
  • Coleburn 17 yo 1968/1985 (46%, Cadenhead's Dumpy, Black Label, 75cl) - 110909
Douglas Laing
  • Coleburn 34 yo 1967/2002 (50.4%, Douglas Laing, Platinum, 287 bottles) - 240411
  • Coleburn 28 yo 1971/1999 (50%, Douglas Laing, Old Malt Cask, 198 bottles) - 010312
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Coleburn 17 yo 1965 (40%, G&M CC Old Brown Label) - 070405
  • Coleburn 1972/2002 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice) - 290604
Jack Wiebers
  • Coleburn 27 yo 1983/2011 (47.1%, Jack Wiebers, Auld Distillers, 82 bottles) - 170611
MacKillop's Choice
  • Coleburn 1980/2004 (62.9%, McKillop’s Choice, sherry wood, cask #1261) - 080106
Samaroli
  • Coleburn 12 yo 1969 (46%, Duthie for Samaroli, Flowers, 300 bottles, +/-1981) - 240411
Signatory
  • Coleburn 30 yo 1970/2000 (57%, Signatory, cask #100, 300 bottles) - 280805
  • Coleburn 36 yo 1970/2006 (62.4%, Signatory, cask #00/1142, 233 bottles) - 120806
  • Coleburn 19 yo 1981/2001 (46%, Signatory Unchillfiltered, sherry, dist 22/10/81) - 070405
  • Coleburn 14 yo 1983/1997 (43%, Signatory, cask #796) - 120806
The Whisky Fair
  • Coleburn 26 yo 1983/2009 (49.5%, The Whisky Agency Fossiles Series, Bourbon, 120 bottles) - 110909
Various IB
  • Coleburn 26 yo 1983/2010 (47.5%, Glen Fahrn Germany, cask #1465, 179 bottles) - 170611