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Braes of Glenlivet - Braeval - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Islay
WF Distillery Ranking: Cinquième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: Silent since 2002 - Stills: 3 (2 wash, 1 spirit) - Founded: 1973
Address: Chapeltown, Ballindalloch, Banffshire AB37 9JS - Phone:
Web: - More info: Distillery Profile by MM’s Michel van Meersbergen - Malt Madness  


My favourite expression so far:
Braes of Glenlivet 16 yo 1979/1996 (59%, Signatory, sherry butt #16045)
90 points - Last tasted on April 27, 2007 - Tasting notes here.
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General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Sherry Caramel Vanilla Chocolate Meaty Fruity Malty Rubber Milk Roasted

MM Distillery profile:
The Braeval distillery (formerly known as Braes of Glenlivet) is one of the youngest distilleries in Scotland, built in 1973/'74 by Chivas. When Pernod Ricard bought the distillery in 2001, they wasted no time and promptly mothballed it in 2002, together with Allt A' Bhainne, Benriach, (now revived by Billy Walker & friends), Caperdonich and Glen Keith. Fortunately, Braeval distillery resumed production on July 11, 2008.... More on Malt Madness.
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Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
Cadenhead
  • Braes of Glenlivet 8 yo 1987/1995 (62.7%, Cadenhead) - 270407
  • Braes of Glenlivet 12 yo 1989/2001 (62.1%, Cadenhead's, 294 bottles) - no notes - 89
  • Braes of Glenlivet 17 yo 1989/2007 (55.9%, Cadenhead, 276 bottles) - 270407
Berry Bros & Rudd
  • Braes of Glenlivet 1994/2012 (46%, Berry Bros & Rudd, cask #159165) - 270113
Blackadder - Clydesdale - Riverstown - Aberdeen
  • Braeval 12 yo 1996/2009 (57.3%, Blackadder, Raw Cask, sherry butt, cask #4904, 488 bottles) - 270113
Douglas Laing
  • Braeval 9 yo (46%, DL Premier Label, 422 bottles, circa 2005) - 110506
  • Braeval 9 yo (40%, Douglas Laing for Fortnum & Mason, +/-2010) - 281113
  • Braeval 12 yo 1996/2009 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC, sherry butt, 754 bottles) - 190509
  • Braeval 11 yo 1999/2011 (46%, Douglas of Drumlanrig, sherry butt, cask #7064, 317 bottles) - 070413
Dun Bheagan
  • Braeval 11 yo 1995/2006 (46%, Dun Bheagan, cask #95653, 750 bottles) - 270407
  • Braeval 13 yo 1995/2008 (46%, Dun Bheagan, Manzanilla sherry butt, cask #95654, 798 bottles) - 190509
Hart Bros
  • Braes of Glenlivet 18 yo 1994/2013 (55.4%, Hart Brothers, Finest Collection) - 241013
Hunter Laing
  • Braeval 15 yo 1997/2013 (50%, Hunter Laing, Old Malt Cask, ref #9888) - 281113
Jean Boyer
  • Breaval 1996/2004 (43%, Jean Boyer, Best Casks of Scotland) - 260110
  • Braeval 1999/2008 (43%, Jean Boyer, Gifted Stills, sherry wood) - 260110
Signatory
  • Braes of Glenlivet 15 yo 1979/1995 (60.0%, Signatory, sherry butt #16040) - 190204
  • Braes of Glenlivet 15 yo 1979/1995 (43%, Signatory, Butts #16042-43) - 260206 - 110506
  • Braes of Glenlivet 16 yo 1979/1996 (59%, Signatory, sherry butt #16045) - 270407
  • Braes of Glenlivet 18 yo 1979/1998 (43.0%, Signatory, Sherry, cask #9292) - no notes - 76
Single Malts of Scotland - Specialty Drinks
  • Braes of Glenlivet 20 yo 1989/2009 (59.3%, The Single Malts of Scotland, hogshead, cask #299, 262 bottles) - 260110
The Whisky Fair - The Whisky Agency - Perfect Dram - Liquid Sun
  • Braeval 18 yo 1994/2013 (49.7%, Liquid Library, bourbon barrel) - 170613
  • Braeval 18 yo 1994/2013 (52.5%, Liquid Treasures, bourbon hogshead, 120 bottles) - 170613
Various IB
  • Braes of Glenlivet 1989 (43%, Natural Color, France, 2005) - 260206
  • Braeval 23 yo 1989 (54.2%, The Whisky Barrel, Burns Malt, hogshead, cask #1074, +/-2013) - 170613
  • Braeval 21 yo 1991/2013 (53.1%, Brachadair, bourbon barrel, 230 bottles) - 030114
  • Braes of Glenlivet 1994/2013 (54.6%, Càrn Mor, Celebration of the Cask, bourbon, cask #159181, 218 bottles) - 281113
  • Braeval 15 yo 1995/2011 (46%, Mo Or Collection, bourbon hoghsead, cask #186018, 480 bottles) - 070413
 
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