Ladyburn Single Malt Scotch Whisky tasting notes
 

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Ladyburn 37 yo 1974/2011 'Rare Ayrshire' (52.1%, Van Wees, The Ultimate, bourbon, cask #2604, 155 bottles) - 040414

 


 


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Ladyburn Single Malt Scotch Whisky tasting notes

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


Status: silent since the mid-1970's - Stills: - Founded: 1966
Address: Grangestone, Girvan, South Ayshire KA26 9PT - Phone:
Web: - More info: Distillery Profile by MM’s Robert Karlsson - Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Ayrshire 30 yo 1975/2005 ‘Thirty’ (48,9%, Wilson &Morgan, Ladyburn distillery, cask #3376, 223 bottles)
87 points - Last tasted: January 22, 2007 - Tasting notes: here
Ayrshire

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Oaky Toasted Lemony Bubblegum


MM Distillery profile:
After William Grant & Sons Ltd. built a grain distillery at Girvan in 1963, they added another set of stills (pot stills this time) to the complex in 1966. With these stills they produced the 'Ladyburn' malt whisky. The main purpose of both of the distilleries was production of whisky for the Grant's blends, but over the years a handful of 'official' single malt whiskies were bottled .
... More on Malt Madness.


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

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Ladyburn 8 yo (40%, OB, circa 2000) NO SINGLE - 290307
OB - vintage
  • Ladyburn 27 yo 1973/2000 (50.4%, OB) - 060304
  • Ladyburn 27 yo 1973/2000 (50.4%, OB, William Grant, cask #3221) - 200511
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Ayrshire (Ladyburn) 1970/2000 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Rare Old) - 060810
Signatory
  • Rare Ayrshire 38 yo 1974/2012 (50.8%, Signatory for Waldhaus am See St. Moritz, cask #2604, 124 bottles) - 021212
  • Rare Ayrshire 31 yo 1975/2007 (47.5%, Signatory, cask #554, 165 bottles) - 290307
Wilson & Morgan
  • Ayrshire 30 yo 1975/2005 ‘Thirty’ (48,9%, Wilson &Morgan, Ladyburn distillery, cask #3376, 223 bottles) - 220107
Various IB
  • Rare Ayrshire 36 yo 1974/2010 (46%, Mo Or Collection, #4, bourbon barrel, 261 bottles) - 270612
  • Ladyburn 37 yo 1974/2011 'Rare Ayrshire' (52.1%, Van Wees, The Ultimate, bourbon, cask #2604, 155 bottles) - 040414