Ratings

Of the single malts in my collection, here are the top scorers according to two leading whisky reviewers:

Jim Murray, author of the Whisky Bible:
(Scottish whisky unless otherwise stated)

97.5/100 – Ardbeg Uigeadail
97.5/100 – Old Pulteney 21-year-old
97/100 – Argbeg 10-year-old
97/100 – Ardbeg Supernova SN2015
96.5/100 – Glentauchers 1994-2013
96.5/100 – Ardbeg Corryvreckan
96.5/100 – Port Askaig 100 Proof
96/100 – Laphroaig Quarter Cask
96/100 – Highland Park 25-year-old
96/100 – Highland Park ‘Sigurd’
96/100 – Glen Albyn 1976-2012
95.5/100 – Glenfarclas 105
95.5/100 – Glenfarclas 1994
95.5/100 – Macallan 12-year-old ‘Fine Oak’
95.5/100 – Highland Park 18-year-old
95.5/100 – Highland Park 2005 Cask Strength
95.5/100 – BenRiach 12-year-old ‘Matured in Sherry Wood’
95.5/100 – Mackmyra ‘Brukswhisky’ (Swedish)

Ralfy of www.ralfy.com
(Scottish whisky unless otherwise stated)

92/100 – Springbank 12-year-old Cask Strength
92/100 – Longmorn 15-year-old
91/100 – Highland Park 18-year-old
91/100 – Bunnahabhain 12-year-old (since 2010)
91/100 – Talisker 18-year-old
91/100 – Old Pulteney 17-year-old
90/100 – Ardbeg 10-year-old
90/100 – Ardbeg Corryvreckan
90/100 – Laphroaig Quarter Cask
90/100 – Dalwhinnie 15-year-old
90/100 – Lagavulin 16-year-old
90/100 – Ancnoc 12-year-old
90/100 – Bruichladdich The Laddie 10
90/100 – Old Pulteney 12-year-old
90/100 – Kilkerran 12-year-old

My personal favourite single malts:

Ardbeg 10-year-old
Aberlour A’bunadh (any batch)
Talisker 10-year-old
Glenlivet 15-year-old French Oak Reserve
Highland Park 15-year-old
Glenmorangie 10-year-old
Glendronach 15-year-old ‘Revival’
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Of the blends in my collection, here are the top scorers according to two leading whisky reviewers:

Jim Murray, author of the Whisky Bible:
(Scottish whisky unless otherwise stated)

97.5/100 – Ballantine’s 17-year-old
96/100 – Ballantine’s ‘Finest’
95.5/100 – Johnnie Walker ‘Black Label’ 12-year-old
95.5/100 – The Spice Tree, by Compass Box
95/100 – Bailie Nicol Jarvie (BNJ)
95/100 – Jameson (Irish)
95/100 – Johnnie Walker Green Label 15-year-old
94.5/100 – Johnnie Walker Double Black
94.5/100 – Old St Andrews ‘Twilight’ 10-year-old

Ralfy of www.ralfy.com
(Scottish whisky unless otherwise stated)

90/100 – Compass Box ‘Great King Street’
89/100 – Ballantine’s 17-year-old
89/100 – Johnnie Walker Green Label 15-year-old
89/100 – Black Bottle (old style)
88/100 – Bailie Nicol Jarvie (BNJ)
88/100 – Sheep Dip
88/100 – Teacher’s Highland Cream
88/100 – The Spice Tree, by Compass Box
86/100 – Black & White
86/100 – Haig Gold Label
86/100 – VAT 69
86/100 – Grand Old Parr 12-year-old
86/100 – Johnnie Walker Red Label (rating for 1960s bottling)

My personal favourite blended whiskies:

The Spice Tree, by Compass Box
Black Bottle (new style)
Haig Gold Label 1970s

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