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I used to be a member of a little "club" of malt whisky aficionados. We met approx. every second month to taste different malts. These days I drink whisky when I feel like it. I have collected some links to whisky sites on the web.

Whisky on the Web
Cadenhead Gordon & MacPhail
Islay Whisky Society Scotch Malt Whiskey Society
The Whisky Shop Whisky Magazine
Loch Fyne Whiskies www.whiskynet.co.uk
Whisky Magazine Forum The Whisky Portal
Whiskyfun.com Malt Maniacs
Malt Madness Ireland Whiskey Trail
www.classicwhiskey.com Info on Irish whiskeys
Celtic Whiskey Shop Premium Whiskeys of Ireland
WhiskyCast Scotland: Whisky and Distilleries
The Scotchcast Scotland and Whisky
Juul's Vinhandel Master of Malt
Ralfy's WhiskyWhiskyWhisky.com
The Whisky Challenge Irish Whiskey Society
The Pot Still Glasgow Scotch Malt Whisky
WhiskyClassified.com The Whisky Wire
Whiskybase WhiskyMarketplace
Jim Murray's Whisky Bible will have great potential as soon as it is updated
Scottish Distilleries on the Web
Aberlour Ardbeg
Arran Auchentoshan
The Balvenie
Ben Nevis Benromach
Blackwood Black Bottle
Bladnoch Blair Athol
Bowmore Bruichladdich
Bunnahabhain Caol Ila
Cardhu Clynelish
Cragganmore Dalmore
Dalwhinnie Edradaour
Famous Grouse Glen Garioch
Glen Moray Glen Ord
Gleneagles Glenfarclas
Glenfiddich Glengoyne
Glenkinchie The Glenlivet
Glenmorangie
Glenrothes Glenturret
Highland Park Isle of Arran
Isle of Jura Kilchoman
Lagavulin Laphroaig
The Macallan
Oban Old Pulteney
Royal Lochnagar Smokehead
Speyside Distillery
Springbank Talisker
Irish Whiskeys on the Web
Irish Distillers Bushmills
Jameson Redbreast
Cooley Irish Whiskey Tullamore Dew
Knappogue Castle Tyrconnell
Connemara Knappogue Castle
Teeling Whiskey Irish Whiskey Museum
The Ireland Whiskey Trail Irish Whiskey Society
Dublin Whiskey Company
 

My highly subjective ratings of malt and other whisk(e)ys I have tried

Brand Age % Region/district Score Comments
Aberfeldy 10 43 Highland 7 Vintage '91
Aberlour 10 40 Highland Speyside 6,5  
Aberlour 12 40 Highland Speyside 7,5 Sherry Cask
AnCnoc Flaughter ? 46 Highland 6  
Ard More 15 40 East Highland 4,5  
Ardbeg 10 56,4 Islay 8 Juul's Vinhandel 1993/2003 Cask no. 1081 Bottle:290/711
Ardbeg 10 40 Islay 6,5 Connoisseur's Choice 1994/2004
Ardbeg 12 40 Islay 5,5  
Ardbeg 22 40 Islay 8,5  
Ardbeg Ar2 ? 60,5 Islay 7,5 Elements of Islay
Ardbeg Blasda ? 40 Islay 8  
Ardbeg Corryvreckan ? 57,1 Islay 8,5  
Ardbeg "Uigeadaill" ? 54,2 Islay 8  
Ardbeg "Airigh Nam Beist" ? 46 Islay 8 Dist. 1990
Armorik ? 40 Brittany 4,5  
Arran 4 43 Highland Speyside 5  
Arran 6 43 Highland Speyside 4,5  
Auchentoshan 10 40 Lowland 7  
Auchentoshan 15 43 Lowland 5,5  
Auchentoshan 18 43 Lowland 6,5  
Auchentoshan Springwood 40 Lowland 7  
Auchroisk 11 43 Highland Speyside 6  
Aultmore 15 12 Highland 6  
Balblair 10 40 Highland 5,5  
Balmenach 21 61,7 Highland Speyside 7,5 Chieftain's
Balvenie, The 10 40 Highland Speyside 5,5  
Balvenie, The 12 40 Highland Speyside 6 Double Wood
Balvenie, The 21 40 Highland 7,5 Portwood Finish
Balvenie, The ? 40 Highland 7 Portwood Finish 1991
Ben Nevis 17 46 Highland 7  
BenRiach 10 46 Highland Speyside 7,5  
Benrinnes 21 43 Highland Speyside 7,5 Sherry Cask
Benrinnes 24 56,3 Highland Speyside 7  
Benrinnes 30 46 Highland Speyside 7  
Benromach 18 43 Highland Speyside 5,5  
Benromach 19 45 Highland Speyside 5,5  
Big Peat ? 46 Islay blended malt 8,5 Ardbeg, Caol Ila, Bowmore, Port Ellen
Bladnoch 17 43 Lowland 7,5  
Blair Athol 13 46 Highland 6 Provenance
Bowmore 7 40 Islay 6  
Bowmore 8 43 Islay 6  
Bowmore 12 43 Islay 7,5  
Bowmore Enigma 12 40 Islay 7  
Bowmore 18 43 Islay 7,5
Bowmore 24 49,3 Islay 8  
Bowmore 15 43 Islay 7,5 Bowmore Darkest
Bowmore 15 50 Islay 7,5 Bowmore Dusk
Bowmore Exclusive
DK only
21 50,2 Islay 8 Bowmore Dusk
Bowmore
Provenance
8 46 Islay 8
Braes of Glenlivet 17 43 Highland Speyside 5 Sherry Cask
Braes of Glenlivet 21 43 Highland Speyside 7 Vintage '79
Braeval 11 40 Highland Speyside 6
Bruichladdich 10 46 Islay 7  
Bruichladdich 12 46 Islay 7,5  
Bruichladdich 13 50 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich 14 46 Islay 7,5  
Bruichladdich 15 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich 16 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich 17 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich 18 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich 19 43 Islay 6  
Bruichladdich 2001 43 Islay 7,5  
Bruichladdich 11.09.2001 9 46 Islay 8,5  
Bruichladdich 3D
2nd edition "MoineMhor"
? 50 Islay 8,5  
Bruichladdich 3D3
3rd edition "Norrie Campbell"
? 46 Islay 9  
Bruichladdich
Bere Barley 2008
? 50 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich Black Art 2nd ed. 21 51,1 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich Bourbon Cask 16 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich
Celtic Nations
? 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich
Laddie Classic
? 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich
Sherry Classic
? 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich
Full Strength Oak Cask
13 57,1 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich
Infinity 2nd edition
? 52,5 Islay 8,5  
Bruichladdich
Islay Barley
? 50 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich
Islay Barley Rockside
? 50 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich
Laddie Ten New
10 46 Islay 7,5  
Bruichladdich
Links
14 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich Octomore 2.2 5 62,5 Islay 9,5
Bruichladdich Octomore 4 5 62,5 Islay 9,5
Bruichladdich Octomore 4.2 58,2 Islay 9,5
Bruichladdich Octomore 6.2 61 Islay 9,5
Bruichladdich Octomore 7.2 58,5 Islay 9
Bruichladdich Octomore
Orpheus
5 61 Islay 9,5
Bruichladdich Octomore
Raw Spirit
0 ? Islay 8 Straight from the still
Bruichladdich Octomore
Scottish Barley
57 Islay 9
Bruichladdich The Organic(e) ? 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich Organic MV ? 46 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich
PC6
6 61,6 Islay 9,5  
Bruichladdich
PC7
7 61 Islay 9,5
Bruichladdich
PC8
8 60,5 Islay 9,5
Bruichladdich
PC The Peat Project
? 46 Islay 8,5
Bruichladdich
PC The Ten Year Old
10 46 Islay 9
Bruichladdich
Peat
? 46 Islay 9  
Bruichladdich
Port Charlotte
An Turas Mor
? 46 Islay 8,5  
Bruichladdich
Port Charlotte
Private Bottling
6 57,6 Islay 9  
Bruichladdich
Port Charlotte
Scottish Barley
50 Islay 9  
"Bruichladdich
Port Charlotte
Valinch "Prediction"
9 63,5 Islay 9,5  
"Bruichladdich
Port Charlotte
Cask Exploration 02 Gorag
11 62 Islay 9,5 Cask type: Pessac-Leognan no. 637
Distilled 7/7 2003
Bruichladdich
Rocks
? 46 Islay 7,5  
Bruichladdich Rum Cask 17 46 Islay 8,5
Bruichladdich Scottish Barley 50 Islay 7,5
Bruichladdich Valinch 13 ? Islay 8 "Anaerobic Digestion"
Bruichladdich Valinch
Four More Years
20 52,6 Islay 9 Four years in French Oak
Bruichladdich Valinch 09
James McColl
Four More Years
22 50,7 Islay 8,5 PX Sherry Cask Cask no. 11 R10/130/1992
Bruichladdich X4+3 3 63,5 Islay 8  
Bruichladdich The Botanist ? 46 Islay ? GIN (very tasty)
Bunnahabhain ? 43 Islay 7,5 McPhail's Collection 1991
Bunnahabhain 9 59,2 Islay 8,5 Signatory - Heavily peated
Bunnahabhain 11 40 Islay 7  
Bunnahabhain 18 43 Islay 7  
Bunnahabhain Darach r ? 46,3 Islay 7,5  
Bushmills 10 10 40 Ireland 7,5  
Bushmills 16 16 40 Ireland 8  
Caol Ila 10 43 Islay 7,5 Chieftain's
Caol Ila 12 43 Islay 7,5
Caol Ila 13 58,4 Islay 7,5 Distillery only
Caol Ila 13 55,7 Islay 7,5  
Caol Ila 16 40 Islay 7 Dist. 1984
Caol Ila 19 43 Islay 7,5  
Caol Ila 22 55,7 Islay 8  
Caol Ila 25 57,2 Islay 7,5  
Caol Ila Duthies 13 46 Islay 7,5  
Caol Ila Unpeated 10 65,8 Islay 7  
Cardhu 12 40 Highland Speyside 6  
Clynelish 13 43 Highland 1,5  
Clynelish 11 57,5 Highland 6 Cadenhead's
Connemara ? 40 Ireland 6  
Connemara 12 40 Ireland 7  
Connemara ? 57,8 Ireland 7,5  
Convalmore 14 43 Highland Speyside 7,5  
Cragganmore 12 40 Highland Speyside 7  
Dailuaine-Glenlivet 10 61 Highland Speyside 7  
Dallas Dhu 12 40 Highland 4,5  
Dalmore 12 40 Highland 5,5  
Dalmore Valour ? 40 Highland 6,5  
Drumguish 3 40 Highland 4,5  
Dun Bheagan 8 43 Islay 7 Ian MacLeod
Edradour 10 40 Highland 2,5  
Edradour 21 52,3 Highland 5  
Finlaggan ? 58 Islay 8 Islay, but which Distillery?
Glen Albyn 20 43 Highland Speyside 6  
Glen Garioch 15 43 Highland 5  
Glen Garioch 18 59,4 Highland 7  
Glen Marioch Limited Release ? ? Islay 8 From Tesco!!!!
Glen Mhor 16 43 Highland Speyside 6  
Glen Ord 12 40 Northern Highland 5  
Glen Scotia 14 40 Campbeltown 6 / 3,5  
Glen Spey 14 43 Speyside 5,5 Vintage '85
Glenallachie 11 43 Highland 5  
Glendronach 12 40 Highland 5,5  
Glendullan 8 40 Highland Speyside 5,5  
Glendullan 14 46 Highland Speyside 6,5  
Glenfarclas 12 43 Highland Speyside 5  
Glenfarclas 105 ? 60 Highland Speyside 7  
Glenfarclas 21 43 Highland Speyside 6  
Glenfarclas 25 43 Highland Speyside 6,5  
Glenfiddich 12 40 Highland 6  
Glenfiddich Solera Reserve 15 40 Highland 6,5  
Glenfoyle 12 40 Highland 5,5  
Glengoyne 10 40 Highland 6  
Glengoyne 17 40 Highland 7  
The Glenlivet 12 40 Highland Speyside 6,5  
The Glenlivet 18 40 Highland Speyside 7,5  
The Glenlivet 18 43 Highland Speyside 7,5  
The Glenlivet 28 55,7 Highland Speyside 8  
The Glenlivet
French Oak Reserve
15 40 Highland Speyside 8  
Glenmorangie 10 43 Northern Highland 6,5  
Glenmorangie 12 43 Northern Highland 7,5 Sherry Finish
Glenmorangie 18 43 Northern Highland 7,5  
Glenmorangie Lasanta 12 46 Northern Highland 8
Glenmorangie Nectar D'Or 12 46 Northern Highland 8,5
Glenmorangie Traditional ? cask Northern Highland 8,5  
Glenrothes 12 43 Highland Speyside 7 92/2004
Glenrothes 28 50,5 Highland Speyside 7  
Glentauchers 14 40 Highland 5,5 Gordon & Macphail
Glenury Royal 30 50,5 Highland 8  
Green Spot 8 40 Ireland ?  
Greenore (Cooley) 8 40 Ireland ? Grain Whiskey!
Hakushu Suntory 10 40,5 Japan 7
Highland Park 10 46 Orkney 7 Provenance
Highland Park 12 43 Orkney 7,5  
Highland Park 14 46 Orkney 7,5 The Coopers House
Highland Park 19 51,9 Highland Orkney Island 7,5  
Highland Park 19 43 Orkney 7,5  
Hven Seven Stars
No. 1 Dubbe
? 45 Sweden 8  
Imperial 12 58 Highland Speyside 6  
Imperial 16 40 Highland Speyside 7,5  
Inchgower 19 43 Highland Speyside 6  
Inverleven 14 40 Lowland 4,5  
"Irishman, The
The Irish Founder Reserve
Walsh Whiskey Distillery"
NAS 40 Ireland 7  
Isle of Jura ? 43 Islay 8 Connoisseurs Choice 1991
Isle of Jura 10 40 Island 5,5  
Isle of Jura 16 40 Island 7  
Isle of Jura 22 43 Island 6,5  
Jura
Diurachs' Own
16 40 Island 7,5  
Jura
Elexir
12 40 Island 7  
Jura
Origin
10 40 Island 6  
Jura
Prophecy
? 46 Island 7,5  
Jura
Superstition
? 43 Island 7,5  
Jura
Turas Mara
? 42 Island 7,5  
Kilbeggan (Cooley) +15 40 Ireland 8 Very rare
Kilchoman Inaugural 100% Islay 3 50 Islay 7
Kilchoman Machir Bay ? 46 Islay 7 3, 4 and 5 y.o.
Kilchoman New Spirit 1 63,5 Islay 6  
Kilchoman Winter
Release 2010
3 46 Islay 7  
Kilkerran
Glengyle Distillery
? 46 Campbeltown 6,5  
Knappogue Castle ? 40 Ireland 7
Lagavulin Limited Ed. ? 52,5 Islay 8 Distillery Bottling only
Lagavulin 12 58 Islay 9  
Lagavulin 16 43 Islay 9  
Lagavulin 16? 43 Islay 8 Double Matured
Lagavulin 1993 16 43 Islay 8 Bottled 2009
Lagavulin Lg1 ? 56,8 Islay 8 Elements of Islay
Lammerlaw 12 40 New Zealand 3  
Laphroaig 7 46 Islay 8
Laphroaig 10 40 Islay 8  
Laphroaig 10 43 Islay 8  
Laphroaig 10 57,3 Islay 8 Cadenhead
Laphroaig 12 57,9 Islay 7 Signatory Vintage
The Un-Chillfiltered Collection
Laphroaig 18 Islay 8
Laphroaig
Old Malt Cask
17 50 Islay 8 Douglas Laing
Laphroaig
Old Malt Cask
18 48 Islay 8
Laphroaig "Quarter Cask" ? 48 Islay 8,5 7 - 12 years
Laphroaig Select Young 40 Islay 7,5
Laphroaig Triple Wood ? 48 Islay 8  
Ledaig 30 40 Single Island 6  
Littlemill 9 43 Lowland 5  
Loch Dhu 10 40 ? 3  
Locke's (Cooley) 8 40 Ireland 5  
Longmorn 15 45 Highland 6,5  
Longrow CV (Springbank) ? 46 Campbeltown 7  
The Macallan 14 46 Highland Speyside 7  
The Macallan 18 43 Highland Speyside 6 Distilled '81
The Macallan Elegancia 12 ? Highland Speyside 7 Distilled '91
The Macallan Fine Oak 10 40 Highland Speyside 7
The Macallan Fine Oak 12 40 Highland Speyside 7,5
The Macallan Fine Oak 18 43 Highland Speyside 7,5
The Macallan Fine Oak 21 43 Highland Speyside 8
Macduff 24 40 Highland 5,5
MacLeod's (Glenfarclas) 8 40 Highland Speyside 3,5 (Glenfarclas)
MacLeod's Islay Malt 8 40 Islay 8 Lagavulin ?
Mackmyra ? 46,1 Swedeb 6
MacPhaill's 30 40 Single Highland 7,5  
Magilligan ? 43 Ireland 6 Cooley Dist.
Manochmore 14 40 Highland Speyside 5  
Manochmore 11 43 Highland Speyside 7,5  
Michel Couvreur No. 8 14 43 Secret 7,5  
Midleton Very Rare 2004 ? 40 Ireland 8,5  
Midleton Very Rare 2005 ? 40 Ireland 8,5  
Millburn 17 46 Highland 6 Dist. closed
Mortlach 10 43 Highland Speyside 6  
Mortlach 27 56,8 Highland Speyside 7  
Nikka All Malt ? ? Japan 7,6  
Nikka Yoichi 15 45 Japan 5  
North Port 24 61,1 Highland Speyside 7,5  
Oban 14 40 Highland 6,5  
Oban 10 56,2 Highland 7 Not for sale. Dist only
Port Askaig ? 57,1 Islay 8,5  
Port Askaig 17 45,8 Islay 7,5  
Port Ellen 13 43 Islay 8 Dist. closed '83
Port Ellen 18 43 Islay 9 Sherry cask
Port Ellen 20 46 Islay 8  
Pure Islay Malt 10 40 Islay 6,5  
Redbreast 12 40 Ireland 6,5 Pure Pot mStill
Rosebank 8 43 Lowland 5  
Royal Brackla 18 43 Highland Speyside 6 Oak Cask
Scapa 10 43 Orkney 5  
Slyrs ? 43 Bavaria 2  
Smokehead 6? 43 Islay 8 Ian Macleod (Ardbeg)
Smokehead Extra Rare ? 40 Islay 8,5 Ian Macleod (Ardbeg)
Smokey Joe ? 46 Islay 7 Gordon & MacPhail
Speyburn 10 40 Highland 5  
Springbank 10 10 46 Campbeltown 6,5  
Springbank 12 12 46 Campbeltown 3,5  
Springbank 21 21 46 Campbeltown 6,5  
Springbank 27 27 52,7 Campbeltown 7  
St. Magdalene 15 40 Lowland 5 Dist. closed '83
Strathisla 10 43 Highland 6 Millennium Edition
Strathisla 17 46 Highland 6  
Strathisla 30 40 Highland 7,5  
Strathisla 35 56,3 Highland 8  
Strathmill 11 43 Highland Speyside 5,5  
Sullivan's Covel ? 40 Tasmania 2,5  
Talisker 10 45,8 Skye 6,5  
Talisker Storm NAS 45,8 Skye 7,5  
Tamdhu 30 43 Highland 7  
Tamnavulin 12 40 Highland Speyside 5  
Teaninich 18 43 Highland 5 Vintage '81
Teeling Single Grain NAS 46 Ireland 7  
Teeling Small Batch NAS 46 Ireland 6,5  
Teeling Single Malt NAS 46 Ireland 7,5  
Tobermory 10 40 Highland 6  
Tomatin 10 40 Highland 4,5  
Tullamore Dew
Special Reserve
12 40 Ireland 7  
Tullibardine 10 40 Highland 5  
Tullibardine 18 40 Highland 5 Dist 193 bot. 2011
Tyrconnell ? 40 Ireland 6,5  
Tyrconnell 10 40 Ireland (Cooley) 7,5 Port Wood Finish
Vintage Islay Malt ? 40 Islay 8 MacLeod
Wild Geese
Irish Single Malt
? 43 Ireland 7,5

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