Tasting Notes / Bottles from Longmorn



Longmorn 13 Year Old (Milroys of Soho)
Longmorn 13 Year Old (Milroys of Soho)

Tasted as part of The Whisky Wire's (@thewhiskywire) Milroys of Soho Tweet Tasting earlier in December.

Longmorn 1961 Private Collection cask 508 (Gordon and MacPhail)
Longmorn 1961 Private Collection cask 508 (Gordon and MacPhail)

The first of two really rather special Longmorn drams from Gordon and MacPhail this cask 508 was matured in a european oak cask.

Longmorn 1961 Private Collection cask 512 (Gordon and MacPhail)
Longmorn 1961 Private Collection cask 512 (Gordon and MacPhail)

The second of two really rather special Longmorn drams from Gordon and MacPhail this cask 512 was matured in an American oak cask.

Longmorn 1967 Speyside Collection (Gordon and MacPhail)
Longmorn 1967 Speyside Collection (Gordon and MacPhail)

Yet another for me to try from the Gordon and MacPhail Wood Makes the Whisky campaign is this 1967 Vintage Longmorn, which makes me feel like a young whipper snapper.

Longmorn 1973 (Gordon & MacPhail)
Longmorn 1973 (Gordon & MacPhail)

Many thanks to the Steve (@steveprentice) from the Somerset Whisky blog for this sample of Longmorn 1973 from Gordon and MacPhail.

Longmorn 20 Year Old (Whiskybroker)
Longmorn 20 Year Old (Whiskybroker)

First up thank you to Steve Prentice (@steveprentice) from SomersetWhisky for this sample of Longmorn 20 Year Old from Whiskybroker.

Longmorn 20yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Longmorn 20yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

Part of a series of six new Burns Malt single cask single malt releases from The Whisky Barrel this is the Longmorn 20 Year Old Burns Malt .

SMWS 7.113 Takes You To Another Place
SMWS 7.113 Takes You To Another Place

This The Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram I've had sitting about for a while, I believe it didn't appear on the official outturn and is one of only 147 bottles matured in a 2nd fill port barrique.

SMWS 7.80 - Dapper Dan and Holly Hunte
SMWS 7.80 - Dapper Dan and Holly Hunte

I was lucky enough to meet up recently with John McCheyne (@SMWSAmbassador) at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Edinburgh for a chat and a few drams.

SMWS 7.83 Fresh, airy and sherbety
SMWS 7.83 Fresh, airy and sherbety

Another cracker of a dram this Scotch Malt Whisky Society 7.83 Fresh, airy and sherbety is sweet fruity and spicy and acidic enough to please any palate.

SMWS 7.90 Welcome Home
SMWS 7.90 Welcome Home

Another fabulous The Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram,this time the 7.90 Welcome Home

SMWS 7.95 Instant Relaxation and Comforting Warmth
SMWS 7.95 Instant Relaxation and Comforting Warmth

So i'm well on my way to getting to 100 Scotch Malt Whisky Society dram reviews in 2014 as i'm only 23 days in and this is review is the 8th Scotch Malt Whisky Society review i've posted in that time,

Wemyss Malts Toasted Hazelnuts
Wemyss Malts Toasted Hazelnuts

The fifth in a series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one comes from the April 2013 batch of releases and is Toasted Hazelnuts a 1996 vintage from the Longmorn distillery