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Glencraig 35 yo 1976/2013 (43.7%, La Maison du Whisky, Artists #3, bourbon barrel, cask #4257, 194 bottles) - 291013

 


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Glencraig - Glenburgie - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Speyside
WF Distillery Ranking: Quatrième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: silent since 1981 - Stills: Lomond at Glenburgie - Founded: 1956
Address: Forres, Morayshire IV36 0QU - Phone: +44 1343 850 258
Web: - More info: Distillery Profile by MM’s Ho-cheng Yao - Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Glencraig 19 yo 1981/2001 (59.5%, Cadenhead, sherry, 276 bottles)
89 points - Last tasted: June 19, 2006 - Tasting notes: here
Glencraig

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Fruit juice Woody Bananas Spices Apples White pepper Tangerines Aniseed


MM Distillery profile:
The building depicted at the right isn't the Glencraig distillery, because that never actually existed - at least not as a separate set of buildings. Glencraig was the name of the whisky that was distilled in two special 'Lomond Stills' at the Glenburgie distillery between 1956 and 1981. Chapter 4 of the Beginner's Guide provides some backgrounds on the difference between the traditional 'swan neck' stills and... More on Malt Madness.

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

Whiskyfun tasting notes
Cadenhead
  • Glencraig 19 yo 1981/2001 (59.5%, Cadenhead, 276 bottles) - 190606
  • Glencraig 21 yo 1981 (56.2%, Cadenhead’s) - 050504
  • Glencraig 22 yo 1981/2003 (57.5%, Cadenhead’s Authentic, 216 bottles) - no notes - 89
  • Glencraig-Glenburgie 31 yo 1981/2012 (50.8%, Cadenhead, bourbon, 186 bottles) - 090713
Duncan Taylor
  • Glencraig 30 yo 1974/2004 (40.1%, Ducan Taylor Rarest of the Rare, cask #2928) - 190606
  • Glencraig 34 yo 1974/2008 (40.8%, Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare, cask #2929) - 191108
  • Glencraig 34 yo 1974/2009 (42.4%, Duncan Taylor, Rarest of the Rare, cask #2922) - 040909
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Glencraig 1968 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseur’s Choice, Old map label) - 210805
  • Glencraig 1970/1991 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseur's Choice, old map label) - 100212
  • Glencraig 1970/1994 (40%, G&M Connoisseurs Choice, Old Map Label) - 040909
  • Glencraig 1975/2000 (40%, Spirit of Scotland) - 150113
SMWS
  • Glencraig 33 yo 1974/2008 (50.5%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, #104.9, 204 bottles) - 160610
  • Glencraig 35 yo 1976/2013 (43.7%, La Maison du Whisky, Artists #3, bourbon barrel, cask #4257, 194 bottles) - 291013
 
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