Craigellachie 9 year old batch 2 – That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Day 23 and we have a little Craigellachie.. Who let the worms out ? Ok it don’t have the same ring as the song but hopefully you know where I’m going with that one.. The Craigellachie distillery was founded in 1890 and built by the Craigellachie- Glenlivet Distillery Company with production starting in 1891.. Today…

Craigellachie 31 …. (Worlds Best ? )

Any one remotely interested in whisky other than drinking the stuff will know about the many awards and acknowledgements handed out to various expressions each and every year, many of you out there will also know that when something is acknowledged as the best in the world there is a lot of scepticism surrounding that…

Craigellachie 23yo.

The last in a series of 5 tastings taken from a live tasting on Twitter. This offering is the 23yo, bottled at 46%, NCF and natural colour, it was matured in oak hogsheads and only 200 cases were available world wide.. Nose.. An array of flavours hit you all at once, vanilla, toffee, lemon drizzle…

Craigellachie 21yo.

The fourth in the series of Craigellachie whisky reviews from the live tasting, sampled on the night was the 13,17,19,21 and 23yo. This review is for the 21yo, bottled at cask strength 57.2% abv and is NCF and is natural coloured. Released in 2014.. Nose.. A big bold aroma of dark fruits March up your…

Craigellachie 19yo.

The third in a series of 5 tasting reviews for Craigellachie, tasted and reviewed live on Twitter, we tasted the 13,17,19,21 and 23yo. This review is the 19yo, bottled at 46% and is NCF and has natural colour.   Nose.. This one starts of with more of a spicy aroma, ginger, aniseed and  some liquorice…

Craigellachie 17yo

The second review in a series of Craigellachie whisky from a live tasting. This review is for the 17yo, this whisky has spent time in both bourbon and sherry casks and is bottled at 46%, NCF and natural colour, released in 2014…   Nose.. This starts with a sweet note from vanilla and toffee, fruity…

Craigellachie 13yo

Thursday 19th November, I was lucky enough to be picked to join a live whisky tasting of craigellachie, we sampled the 13,17,19,21 and 23yo whisky, the full range sampled were all NCF and natural colour.. Here are my thoughts on the 13 yo. This was bottled at 46% and was released in 2014. The distillery…

Craigellachie

Owner.. John Dewar & sons. Founded.. 1891. Region.. Speyside. Capacity.. 4 000 000 litres. Tel.. 01340 872971 Web.. What does Craigellachie mean? It means ‘ROCKY HILL’. Because it’s a hill and it is rocky.   Even when styles changed and the other distilleries moved on, Peter Mackie dug his heels into the craggy Craigellachie rock….