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Craigellachie - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Speyside
WF Distillery Ranking: Cru Bourgeois (all current rankings here)


Status: Active - Stills: 4 (2 wash, 2 spirit) - Founded: 1891
Address: Craigellachie, Aberlour, Banffshire, AB38 9ST - Phone: +44 (0)1340 872 970
Web: www.dewarswow.com - More info: Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Craigellachie 1982/2000 (61.9%, Scott’s Selection)
90 points - Last tasted: January 6, 2006 - Tasting notes: here
Craigellachie

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Drying Caramel Ripe fruits Malty Milk Bitter Coffee Lemons Dusty


MM Distillery profile:
The Craigellachie distillery was built in 1891 by Craigellachie Distillery Co Limited, a group of blenders and merchants led by Alexander Edward. Two years later (1893) it was incorporated as a limited company and in 1896 it was reconstructed as Craigellachie-Glenlivet Distillery Ltd.During the years that followed ownership passed to Peter Mackie (in 1916), the Distillery Company Limited (in 1927) and SMD (in 1930). The transfer to SMD marked the beginning of a period of stability for Craigellachie; apart from a reconstruction... More on Malt Madness.

For a virtual tour of the distillery, or parts of it, please click here...

Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Craigellachie 14 yo (43%, Flora & Fauna, circa 2000) - 060106
  • Craigellachie 14 yo (40%, OB, circa 2004) - 021004
OB - vintage
  • Craigellachie 21 yo 1982/2003 (57.7%, OB for Craigellachie Hotel, cask #1416, 474 bottles) - 020812
Berry Bros & Rudd
  • Craigellachie 1991/2011 (55.8%, Berry Bros & Rudd, cask #2715) - 020812
  • Craigellachie 1994/2007 (56.4%, Berry Bros & Rudd, cask #1057) - 210808
Cadenhead
  • Craigellachie-Glenlivet 16 yo 1962/1979 (80°Proof, Cadenhead's, Dumpy, Black Label, 75cl) - 200108
  • Craigellachie-Glenlivet 22 yo 1962/1985 (46%, Cadenhead, dumpy) - 190911
  • Craigellachie-Glenlivet 17 yo 1972/1990 (45.7%, Cadenhead dumpy) - 180605
  • Craigellachie-Glenlivet 18 yo 1994/2013 (54.4%, Cadenhead, small batch, 432 bottles) - 200813
Dewar Rattray
  • Craigellachie 1989/2005 (54.2%, Dewar Rattray, cask #3882) - 300306
  • Craigellachie 16 yo 1989/2006 (54,7%, Dewar Rattray, bourbon cask #3881, 320 bottles) - 101206
  • Craigellachie 16 yo 1991/2007 (60.7%, Dewar Rattray, bourbon, cask #6924, 267 bottles) - 210808
Douglas Laing
  • Craigellachie 32 yo 1973/2005 (42.7%, Douglas Laing Platinum, 181 bottles) - 300306
  • Craigellachie 15 yo 1997/2013 (50%, Douglas Laing, Old Malt Cask, refill hogshead, 293 bottles) - 200813
Duncan Taylor
  • Craigellachie 11 yo 1999/2011 (46%, Duncan Taylor, NC2) - 110711
Exclusive Malts
  • Craigellachie 12 yo 1996/2009 (45%, Exclusive Malts, cask #7287, 327 bottles) - 200510
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Craigellachie 14 yo 1971 (40%, G&M Connoisseurs Choice, brown label) - 200108
  • Craigellachie 1974 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice, old map label) - 180605
  • Craigellachie 1982/1996 (40%, G&M CC old map label) - 021004
  • Craigellachie 1987/2002 (40%, G&M CC) - 021004
  • Craigellachie 1988/2003 (40%, G&M CC) - 021004
  • Craigellachie 1994/2007 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail Reserve, cask #7323) - 200108
  • Craigellachie 1994/2010 (59.1%, Gordon & MacPhail Exclusive for Slainte Whiskyclub, Sweden, cask #7324, 251 bottles) - 200510
  • Craigellachie 9 yo 1999/2009 (46%, Douglas of Drumlanrig, cask #5043, 389 bottles) - 090509
James MacArthur
  • Craigellachie 11 yo 2000/2012 (57.3%, James MacArthur, Old Masters, cask #150) - 041212
Murray McDavid
  • Craigellachie 33 yo 1970/2003 (46%, Murray McDavid Mission III, 498 bottles) - 200108
Samaroli
  • Craigellachie 1983/2006 ‘Aristocracy’ (45%, Samaroli, cask #2577) - 101206
Scott's Selection
  • Craigellachie 1982/2000 (61.9%, Scott’s Selection) - 060106
Signatory
  • Craigellachie 17 yo 1972/1989 (46%, Signatory, cask #1655) - 300306
SMWS
  • Craigellachie 15 yo 1993/2009 (58%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, 44.41, 'Bountiful fruits - one of your 5 a day') - 200510
The Whisky Fair - The Whisky Agency
  • Craigellachie 25 yo 1984/2009 (53.7%, The Perfect Dram & The Nectar, bourbon hogshead, 256 bottles) - 200510
Various IB
  • Craigellachie 12 yo (43%, The Master of Malt, early 90’s) - 040305
  • Craigellachie-Glenlivet 25 yo 1962 (46%, Moncreiffe for Meregalli) - 090509
  • Craigellachie 21 yo 1973 (53.5%, ‘Drambowie’, The Whisky Connoisseur) - 040305
  • Craigellachie 8 yo 2002/2010 (60.3%, Frisky Whisky, cask #900059/60) - 190911
  • Craigellachie 10 yo 2003/2013 (54.5%, Single Cask Collection, bourbon barrel, rum finish) - 200813