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Knockando Single Malt Scotch Whisky tasting notes

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Knockando - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Speyside
WF Distillery Ranking: Cru Bourgeois (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: 4 (2 wash, 2 spirit) - Founded: 1898
Address: Knockando, Aberlour, Banffshire AB38 7RT - Phone: +44 (0) 1340 810 205
Web: www.malts.com - More info:


My favourite expression so far:
Knockando 1966/1978 (43%, OB, Dateo Import, Italy)
85 points - Last tasted: August 8, 2005 - Tasting notes: here
Knockando
General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Grainy Caramel Malty Vanilla Tea Grassy Herbal Oranges Beer

MM Distillery profile:
Like many other distilleries, Knockando was founded during the massive 'whisky boom' of the late 19th century. And just like many other distilleries, Knockando got into problems due to the 'Pattison Crisis'. The brothers Robert & Walter Pattison started out as dairy traders in Edinburgh. When demand for Scotch whisky exploded in the 1880's and 1890's the Pattisons smelled an opportunity and started a blending & retailing company in 1887. The flamboyant Pattison brothers were .
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Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - vintage
  • Knockando 12 yo 1959 (70°proof, OB, 26 2/3 FL.OZ.) - 010910
  • Knockando 12 yo 1964/1977 (70°proof, OB, pure malt) - 221207
  • Knockando 1966/1978 (43%, OB, Dateo Import, Italy) - 071007
  • Knockando 1973/1985 (43%, OB) - 131005
  • Knockando 1974/1986 (43%, OB) - 221207
  • Knockando 1975/1987 (86° Proof, OB, USA) - 221207
  • Knockando 1978/1992 (43%, OB) - 221207
  • Knockando 1978/1999 ‘Extra-Old’ (43%, OB) - 160405
  • Knockando 21 yo 1979/2000 Master Reserve (43%, OB, 70cl) - no notes - 79
  • Knockando 18 yo 1980/1998 (43%, OB, Slow Matured) - 221207
  • Knockando 21 yo 1982/2003 Master Reserve (43%, OB) - 130404
  • Knockando 1984/1998 (43%, OB, US) - 190205
  • Knockando 1985/1999 (43%, OB) - 221207
  • Knockando 25 yo 1985/2011 (43%, OB, Special Release, 4758 bottles) - 291211
  • Knockando 1986/1998 (43%, OB) - 070310
  • Knockando 21 yo 1986 ‘Master Reserve’ (43%, OB, 2007) - 071007
  • Knockando 1987/1999 (40%, OB) - 190205
  • Knockando 21 yo 1987 'Master Reserve' (43%, OB) - 070310
  • Knockando 18 yo 1989/2007 (43%, OB, Slow Matured) - 221207
  • Knockando 1990/2002 (43%, OB) - 140704
  • Knockando 18 yo 1990 'Slow Matured' (43%, OB) - 070310
  • Knockando 1996/2009 'Managers' Choice' (58.6%, OB, cask # 800790, 599 bottles) - 010910
Blackadder - Clydesdale - Riverstown
  • Knockando 15 yo 1994/2009 (60.6%, Blackadder, Raw Cask, hogshead, cask #5314, 258 bottles) - 291211
Duncan Taylor
  • Knockando 1980/2005 (48.3%, Duncan Taylor) - 131005