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Millburn - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Highlands
WF Distillery Ranking: Cru Bourgeois Supérieur (all current rankings here)


Status: silent since 1985 - Stills: 2 (1 wash, 1 spirit) - Founded: 1807
Address: Millburn road, Inverness, Inverness-shire IV2 3QX - Phone:
Web: - More info: Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Millburn 29yo 1974/2004 (53.9%, Cadenhead's, Bourbon HH, 296 bottles)
92 points - Last tasted: June 5, 2005 - Tasting notes: here
Millburn

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MM Distillery profile:
Millburn, said to be founded in 1807, was located in Inverness - just like Glen Albyn and Glen Mhor. They operated under different ownership though, and Millburn predates the other two distilleries. Millburn distillery started out as 'Inverness distillery' and was founded by Mr. Welsh - some claim as early as 1805. That means that it actually began in the days before the Excise Act of 1823 that legalised production of whisky. After whisky distillation was legalised the distillery was taken over by... More on Malt Madness.


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

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - vintage
  • Millburn 35 yo 1969/2005 (51.2%, Rare Malts) - 240207
  • Millburn 25 yo 1975/2001 (61.9%, Rare Malts) - 240207
Blackadder
  • Millburn 25 yo 1974/2000 (58.5%, Aberdeen Distillers, cask #5725) - 110706
The Bottlers
  • Millburn 20 yo 1982/2003 (63%, The Bottlers, cask #1971) - no notes - 87
Cadenhead
  • Millburn 22 yo 1969/1992 (51.7%, Cadenhead's, 150th Anniversary, Black Label, Tall Bottle) - 220412
  • Millburn 29 yo 1974/2004 (53.9%, Cadenhead Authentic Collection, 246 bottles) - 050605
  • Millburn 31 yo 1974 (52.3%, Cadenhead, sherry, 246 bottles) - 180908
  • Millburn 1974/2001 (57.7%, Cadenhead, Chairman’s Stock, bourbon hogshead, 276 bottles) - 190814
  • Millburn 11 yo 1983/1994 (59.7%, Cadenhead) - 110706
Douglas Laing
  • Millburn 34 yo 1967/2002 (50%, DL Old Malt Cask, 552 bottles) - no notes - 71
  • Millburn 25 yo 1976/2002 (58.9%, Douglas Laing, Platinum for The Whisky Shop, 276 bottles) - 220412
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Millburn 16 yo 1966 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice, old brown label) - 220707
  • Millburn 1971/1991 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice) - 220707
  • Millburn 16 yo 1971/1987 (65.4%, Gordon & MacPhail for Sestante, sherry, 75cl) - 190814
  • Millburn 1972/2006 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail) - 180908
  • Millburn 1974/1998 (40%, G&M Connoisseurs Choice) - no notes - 59
  • Millburn 1974/2000 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice) - 220707
  • Millburn 1976/2002 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseurs Choice) - 220412
  • Millburn 1981/2006 'Flying Dead Spirit' (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for Juuls, cask #4335, 803 bottles) - 220412
Signatory
  • Millburn 17 yo 1979/1996 (43%, Signatory, Antique Collection, France, 6000 bottles) - 220707