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Royal Lochnagar 'Triple Matured Edition' (48%, OB, Friends of the Classic Malts, 2013) - 200114

 



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Royal Lochnagar - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Highlands
WF Distillery Ranking: Quatrième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: 2 (1 wash, 1 spirit) - Founded: 1826
Address: Craithie, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB - Phone: +44 (0) 1339 742700
Web: www.discovering-distilleries.com/royallochnagar - More info:


My favourite expression so far:
Lochnagar 30 yo 1973/2003 (57.9%, Douglas Laing Platinum, 239 bottles)
90 points - Last tasted: Februrary 6, 2005 - Tasting notes: here
Lochnagar

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Caramel Liquorice Malty Grassy Pepper Woody Milk Coffee Truffles Floral


MM Distillery profile:
The Royal Lochnagar distillery was built in 1826 by founder James Robertson. Three years earlier James had actually founded another whisky distillery in Glen Feardan. Just like distilleries like Glenlivet and Mortlach, this distillery started production around 1823, when the Excise Act that legalised whisky production came into effect. Unfortunately, this distillery (on the north side of the river Dee) was burnt down by James Robertson's competitors. James decided to build another distillery .
... More on Malt Madness.


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

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Royal Lochnagar 'Triple Matured Edition' (48%, OB, Friends of the Classic Malts, 2013) - 200114
  • Lochnagar 12 yo (70° proof, OB, 75.7cl, 1970s) - 140512
  • Royal Lochnagar 12 yo (40%, OB, <2000) - no notes - 74
  • Royal Lochnagar 'Selected Reserve' (43%, OB, 4710 bottles, 2007) - 220709
OB - vintage
  • Royal Lochnagar 30 yo 1974/2004 (56.2%, Rare Malts) - 220105
  • Royal Lochnagar 1994/2009 'Manager's Choice' (59.3%, OB, cask #837, 528 bottles) - 210610
  • Royal Lochnagar 1996/2008 'Distiller's Edition' (40%, OB, batch # RL/96-8S) - 080110
Blackadder
  • Royal Lochnagar 28 yo 1977/2005 (58,5%, Blackadder Raw Cask, Hogshead #310, 260 bottles) - 180907
  • Royal Lochnagar 29 yo 1977/2005 (55.6%, Blackadder Raw Cask, 209 bottles, cask #512) - 180907
Coopers Choice
  • Royal Lochnagar 10 yo 2002/2012 (46%, The Coopers Choice, hogshead, cask #9047, 360 bottles) - 200114
Douglas Laing
  • Lochnagar 29 yo 1973/2002 (50%, Douglas Laing, Old Malt Cask, 276 bottles) - 160113
  • Royal Lochnagar 30 yo 1973/2003 (57.9%, Douglas Laing Platinum) - 060205
  • Lochnagar 14 yo 1990/2004 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC, sherry, 472 bottles) - 270106
  • Lochnagar 12 yo 1993/2005 (46%, DL McGibbons Provenance, Sherry, winter/winter, cask #2250) - 120609
Duncan Taylor
  • Royal Lochnagar 22 yo 1986/2009 (56.4%, Duncan Taylor, Rare Auld, cask #942) - 120609
  • Royal Lochnagar 22 yo 1986/2009 (56.9%, Duncan Taylor, Rare Auld, cask #948, 258 bottles) - 220709
  • Royal Lochnagar 22 yo 1986/2009 (53.8%, Duncan Taylor, Rare Auld, cask #951, 256 bottles) - 220709
  • Royal Lochnagar 19 yo 1990/2009 (54,6%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld, cask #356, 259 bottles) - 080110
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Royal Lochnagar 27 yo 1952 (70°proof, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseur's Choice, black label) - 210610
Jack Wieber Whisky World
  • Lochnagar 35 yo 1970/2005 (46.2%, Jack Wieber's Old Train Line, 167 bottles) - 270106
Jean Boyer
  • Royal Lochnagar 12 yo 1992/2005 (43%, Best Casks of Scotland, Jean Boyer, sherry) - 270106
  • Royal Lochnagar 1998/2006 (58.1%, Jean Boyer, Best Casks of Scotland) - 180907
Milroy's
  • Royal Lochnagar 10 yo 2002/2012 (46%, Milroy's, bourbon hogshead, cask #640, 387 bottles) - 160113
Norse Cask
  • Royal Lochnagar 29 yo 1977/2006 (50.4%, Norse Cask, hogshead #QW863, 140 bottles) - 180907
Signatory
  • Royal Lochnagar 16 yo 1991/2007 (58.3%, Signatory, cask #427, 640 bottles) - 010808
  • Royal Lochnagar 20 yo 1991/2011 (54.8%, Signatory, refill butt, cask #374, 577 bottles) - 200114
  • Royal Lochnagar 11 yo 1998/2009 (46%, Signatory, UCF, hogsheads, cask #616+617, 741 bottles) - 080110
The Whisky Fair
  • Lochnagar 37 yo 1972/2009 (50.7%, The Whisky Fair/Three Rivers, 126 bottles) - 160113
  • Lochnagar 21 yo 1986/2008 (50%, The Whisky Agency, 150 bottles) - 010808
  • Lochnagar 14 yo 1997/2011 (46%, Liquid Treasures, bourbon hogshead) - 160113
Various IB
  • Royal Lochnagar 26 yo (40%, Vom Fass) - 040404
 
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