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Strathisla - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Speyside
WF Distillery Ranking: Deuxième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: 6 (3 wash, 3 spirit) - Founded: 1786
Address: Seafield Avenue, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 3BS - Phone: +44 (0) 1542 783 044
Web: www.chivasregal.com - More info:


My favourite expression so far:
Strathisla 39 yo 1965/2004 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail)
93 points - Last tasted: October 4, 2005 - Tasting notes: here
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General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Sherry Caramel Oranges Dried fruits Bananas Wine Meat sauce Eucalyptus Vanilla

MM Distillery profile:
A number of people claim that Strathisla is the oldest continuously operating distillery in Scotland. It was founded in 1786 by George Taylor and Alexander Milne under the name Milltown distillery. The name was first changed to Strathisla in 1870, then to Milton in 1890 and finally to Strathisla distillery again in 1951. In 1825 Strathisla was obtained by MacDonald Ingram & Co. They didn't hang on to the distillery for more than 5 years though; in 1830 Miltown distillery was acquired by .
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Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Strathisla 10 yo (43%, OB, Chivas, 1950’s) - 210606
  • Strathisla 10 yo (43%, OB, Chivas Brothers LTD, early 1960s, 75cl) - 051213
  • Strathisla 12 yo (40%, OB, +/- 2006) - 100908
  • Strathisla 12 yo (40%, OB, +/-2012) - 130313
OB - vintage
  • Strathisla 15 yo 1989/2004 (59.3%, OB, batch #SI 15002) - 190906
Alambic Classique
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1970/2010 (52.7%, Alambic Classique, sherry, cask #10421, 149 bottles) - 240510
Berry Bros & Rudd
  • Strathisla 23 yo 1989/2013 (58.1%, Berry Bros & Rudd, Switzerland, cask #5966) - 051213
The Bottlers
  • Strathisla 27 yo 1977/2004 (43.9%, The Bottlers, cask #4472) - 171204
Coopers Choice
  • Strathisla 36 yo 1969 (54.6%, Cooper's Choice, 2005) - 131205
  • Strathisla 27 yo 1976/2003 (46%, Cooper's Choice) - 190906
Duncan Taylor
  • Strathisla 35 yo 1967 (51.1%, Peerless, cask #1533) - 240304
  • Strathisla 37 yo 1967/2004 (47.6%, Duncan Taylor, Bourbon cask #1332) - 300305
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1967/2007 (48.8%, Duncan Taylor, cask #1894, 162 bottles) - 081107
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1967/2007 (47%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld, cask #1887) - 260208
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1967/2008 (46.4%, Duncan Taylor Lonach) - 260208
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1967/2008 (48.6%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld, cask #2716, 160 bottles) - 100608
  • Strathisla 41 yo 1967/2008 (48%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld for Germany, cask #2718) - 060309
  • Strathisla 41 yo 1967/2008 (48.3%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld, cask #2721) - 060309
  • Strathisla 35 yo 1968/2004 (43.2%, Duncan Taylor, cask #2773, 218 bottles) - 310308
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1968/2008 (43.7%, Duncan Taylor Lonach) - 120808
Exclusive Malts
  • Strathisla 30 yo 1976 (46.2%, Exclusive Malts, Cask #2913, 156 bottles, 2007) - 160407
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Strathisla 8 yo (40%, G&M Licensed bottling, mid to late 80’s) - 270105
  • Strathisla 21 yo (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, +/- 1985) - 100608
  • Strathisla 21 yo (45%, Gordon & MacPhail, cask #6119, 144 bottles) - 021106
  • Strathisla 25 yo (40%, G&M, c 2002) - no notes - 85
  • Strathisla 30 yo (43%, Gordon & MacPhail, +/-1995) - 140809
  • Strathisla 30 yo (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, white label, c 2000) - no notes - 83
  • Strathisla 30 yo (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for La Maison du Whisky, bottled 2005) - 041005
  • Strathisla 40 yo (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, circa 2000) - 250907
  • Strathisla 1937 (70 Proof, G&M Licensed, mid 1970’s) - 250907
  • Strathisla 1937 (70°proof, Gordon & MacPhail, Cinzano, Italy, +/-1970) - 301011
  • Strathisla 34 yo 1937 (43%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice, Pinerolo, old black label, rotation 1972) - 100908
  • Strathisla 35 yo 1937 (43%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice, Pinerolo, old black label, rotation 1973) - 100908
  • Strathisla 1948-1961/1981 ‘Royal Wedding’ (40%, Gordon & MacPhail) - 190204
  • Strathisla 30 yo 1954/1984 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail for Intertrade) - 111208
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1955 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail) - 100206
  • Strathisla 1955/2003 (59.2%, Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection, cask #407, 148 bottles) - 100608
  • Strathisla 1957/2007 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail) - 221209
  • Strathisla 1960/2000 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail) - 200913
  • Strathisla 1960/2007 (58.2%, Gordon & MacPhail for Kensington Wine Market, Canada, 179 bottles) - 111208
  • Strathisla 1960/2008 (50%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW, France, First Fill Sherry Hogs, cask # 2544, 60 bottles) - 111208
  • Strathisla 1960/2008 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail) - 240510
  • Strathisla 1960/2009 (50%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW, 1st fill sherry hogshead, cask #2548, 177 bottles) - 221209
  • Strathisla 1960/2009 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail) - 221209
  • Strathisla 49yo 1960/2010 (53.2%, Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Fair, book of kells label) - 240510
  • Strathisla 1963/2005 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail) - 250907
  • Strathisla 48 yo 1963/2011 (51.8%, Gordon & MacPhail for Limburg, Book of Kells label) - 150711
  • Strathisla 1964/2004 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail) - 120808
  • Strathisla 39 yo 1965/2004 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail) - 041005
  • Strathisla 1965/2011 (48%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMDW Singapore, first fill sherry butt, cask #3473) - 301011
  • Strathisla 1965/2011 (48%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMDW, 1st Fill Sherry Butt, cask #1283) - 160112
  • Strathisla 35 yo 1967/2003 (54.3%, Gordon & MacPhail for Barmetro, cask #2063, 153 bottles) - 210606
  • Strathisla 1967/2007 (50%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMDW, cask #6112) - 081107
  • Strathisla 15yo 1969/1985 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail for Intertrade, 75cl) - 130313
  • Strathisla 16 yo 1970/1987 (61.3%, Gordon & MacPhail for Intertrade, 75cl) - 051213
  • Strathisla 1970/2012 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail, licensed bottling) - 061212
  • Strathisla 1972/1994 (62.1%, G&M Cask, Casks #7510-7512) - 190105
  • Strathisla 1972/1995 (61.8%, G&M Cask, Casks #7520-7523) - 190105
  • Strathisla 1974/1992 (57.8%, G&M Cask, Casks #2206-2207) - 190105
  • Strathisla 1982 (40%, G&M Licensed bottling, mid 90’s) - 270105
Hart Bros
  • Strathisla 34 yo 1967 (46%, Hart Bros) - 100206
Jack Wieber Whisky World
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1963/2003 (57.7%, JWWW Old Train Line, cask #2745, 180 bottles) - 310308
  • Strathisla 30 yo 1976/2006 (61.1%, Jack Wieber's Auld Distiller, 100 bottles) - 130107
Jean Boyer
  • Strathisla 11 yo 1997/2008 (43%, Jean Boyer, Best Casks of Scotland) - 120808
  • Strathisla 1997/2008 (43%, Jean Boyer, Best Casks of Scotland, 810 bottles) - 060309
Malts of Scotland
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1970/2011 (59.6%, The Whisky Agency Private Stock and Malts of Scotland, joint bottling, oloroso hogshead) - 110811
Murray McDavid
  • Strathisla 1976/2003 (46%, Murray McDavid, Mission two, 600 bottles) - no notes - 89
The Nectar
  • Astral Hits 40 yo 1967/2008 (47.2%, The Nectar, Daily Dram, 120 bottles, Strathisla) - 310308
Samaroli
  • Strathisla 1967/1986 (57%, Duthie for Samaroli, Sherry wood, 360 bottles) - 160407
  • Strathisla 1976/2004 (45%, Samaroli, cask #3480) - 130107
Sestante
  • Strathisla 21yo (40%, Sestante, late 1980’s) - 250907
  • Strathisla 35 yo (40%, G&M for Sestante, 75cl, 1980's) - 131205
Signatory
  • Strathisla 17 yo 1987/2005 (46%, Signatory Unchillfiltered, cask #2372, 324 bottles) - 131205
  • Strathisla 12 yo 1989/2001(43%, Signatory, cask #5259) - 270105
Taste Still - M&H
  • Strathisla 1967/2006 (44.5%, Taste Still, cask #1893, 158 bottles) - 021106
Whisky-Doris
  • Strathisla 35 yo 1969/2005 (56.3%, Whisky-Doris, sherry cask #2516, 90 bottles) - 131205
The Whisky Fair
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1967/2008 (47.6%, The Whisky Agency, 60 bottles) - 100608
  • Strathisla 42 yo 1967/2009 (44.5%, The Whisky Agency Fossiles Series, bourbon hogshead, 120 bottles) - 140809
  • Strathisla 40 yo 1970/2011 (59.6%, The Whisky Agency Private Stock and Malts of Scotland, joint bottling, oloroso hogshead) - 110811
Various IB
  • Strathisla 42 yo 1967/2009 (45.8% Whisky-Fässle, refill sherry wood) - 140809
  • Strathisla 18 yo 1989/2008 (63.5%, The Clydesdale, cask #0036/9418, 244 bottles) - 120808