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Monitor Stats: All Scoring Maniacs
Malt Mileage
Total Bottlings16,512
Total Ratings52,603
Total Distilleries124 (includes Scotch Single Malt distilleries only)
Total Bottlers129


Favorite Distilleries
 Distillery Average Score Sampled
Ardbeg88.69521
Brora87.97149
Lagavulin87.8892
Port Ellen87.75358
Laphroaig87.17464
Longmorn86.82284
Talisker86.69166
Springbank86.38499
Strathisla86.26157
Highland Park86.16557
Caperdonich86.13107
Banff86.0678
Glendronach86.00112
Glen Grant85.91286
Glenury Royal85.8943
Glenfarclas85.81299
Glengoyne85.65142
Lochside85.6176
Glenugie85.4546
Caol Ila85.37610
Top Distilleries
 Distillery Sampled Average Score
Caol Ila61085.37
Highland Park55786.16
Bowmore52984.47
Ardbeg52188.69
Springbank49986.38
Macallan47984.32
Laphroaig46487.17
Port Ellen35887.75
Bruichladdich34383.54
Clynelish33584.81
Glenfarclas29985.81
Glenlivet29784.21
Glen Grant28685.91
Longmorn28486.82
Bunnahabhain27485.10
Mortlach21283.11
Benriach19684.59
Glenrothes19083.42
Linkwood18083.36
Talisker16686.69

Favorite Bottlers
 Bottler Average Score Sampled
Duthie's89.6849
The Perfect Dram88.0335
Sestante87.9465
The Bottlers87.4834
The Whisky Agency87.2881
Ichiro's Malt87.2639
Malts of Scotland87.1281
Samaroli86.97107
Silver Seal86.8746
Moon Import86.7850
The Whisky Fair86.3582
Jack Wieber86.21172
Scotch Single Malt Circle86.1984
Douglas Laing85.88899
The Whisky Exchange85.85109
The Nectar85.5060
Adelphi85.47168
Alambic Classique85.4235
The Single Malts of Scotland85.3642
A.D. Rattray85.2144
Top Bottlers
 Bottler Sampled Average Score
Gordon & MacPhail133584.49
Signatory Vintage116083.54
Douglas Laing89985.88
Cadenhead's87584.66
Scotch Malt Whisky Society63285.18
Duncan Taylor57584.68
Blackadder24884.19
Murray McDavid23284.21
Jack Wieber17286.21
Adelphi16885.47
Berry Bros & Rudd16884.16
Wilson & Morgan16084.21
Chieftain's15782.15
James MacArthur14982.88
Dewar Rattray14884.04
Scott's Selection13184.53
Hart Brothers11982.91
The Whisky Exchange10985.85
Samaroli10786.97
Cooper's Choice9482.62

Favorite Bottlings (having three or more Maniac scores)
 Name (Description) Rating
Bowmore 18yo 1966/1984 (53%, Samaroli Bouquet, 720 Bts.)98
Port Ellen 12yo (59%, James Mac Arthur, Fine Malt Selection, dark Sherry, late 1980's, 75cl)98
Macallan 1938 (43%, OB, hand written label with seal, Imported by Corade France, 75cl, 1980*)97
Springbank 12yo '100 Proof' (57.1%, OB, 2400 Bts., early 1980's, imp. Samaroli)96
Laphroaig 15yo 1967/1982 (57%, Duthie's for Samaroli, 720 Bts., 75cl)96
Laphroaig 12yo (80 Pr., Cadenhead's, tall bottle black label, 1977)96
Macallan 1947 (80 Pr., OB, Rinaldi Import, 1962*)96
Port Ellen 21yo 'Port Ellen Maltings' (58.4%, OB)96
Bowmore 7yo (43%, OB, Sherriff, COGIS Milano, 1960's)96
Bowmore 8yo (43%, OB, Sherriff's, Pear Shape, Black/White Label w. Age in Red, 1960s, 75cl, 1965*)96
Glen Garioch 1971 (59.6%, Samaroli, Sherry, 2280 Bts., 75cl, 1988*)95
Brora 22yo 1972/1995 (58.7%, OB Rare Malts Selection)95
Talisker (53.5%, Gordon & MacPhail Licensed Bottling, NAS, Black label, Cork, 75cl, 1972*)95
Ardbeg 29yo 1967/1996 (52%, Kingsbury, Sherry, D03/'67 B06/'96, C#923)95
Ardbeg 29yo 1967/1996 (54.6%, Kingsbury, Sherry, D03/'67 B06/'96, C#922)95
Ardbeg 18yo 1972/1991 (58.9%, Signatory Vintage, C#3444, 275 Bts.)95
Bowmore 37yo 1964 (49.6%, OB, fino, 300 Bts.)95
Caol Ila 15yo (63%, OB, Manager's Dram, Dark Sherry, B07/'90)95
Ardbeg 1974 'Provenance' (54.7%, OB, B09/04/'98, USA, 1998)95
Ardbeg 1974/2006 (52.5%, OB for La Maison du Whisky, D07/'74 B08/'06, C#3309, 109 Bts.)95
Ardbeg 13yo 1975/1989 (54.8%, Gordon & MacPhail for Intertrade, D10/'75 B07/'89, 288 Bts., 75cl)95
Caol Ila 15yo 1969/1984 (60.4%, Gordon & MacPhail for Intertrade, Celtic label)95
Caol Ila 12yo 1974 (63%, James MacArthur, 'The London Scottish', C#74231, 1986*)95
Highland Park 30yo 1956/1986 (55.6%, Gordon & MacPhail for Intertrade, 215 Bts., 75cl)95
Ardbeg 28yo 1967 (53%, Various Independent Bottlers, Scotch Malt Sales for Japan, 50cl, 1995*)95
Bowmore 1956 (43%, OB for Soffiantino Italy, 1980s)95
Springbank 1966/1999 'Local Barley' (55%, OB, C#507)95
Ardbeg 27yo 1972/2000 (50%, Douglas Laing Old Malt Cask for USA Market, D11/'72 B07/'00, 144 Bts.)95
Ardbeg 14yo 1973 (53.3%, Sestante, green label, clear glass, 75cl, 1987*)95
Bowmore 1964 (43%, OB for Soffiantino Italy, Mid 1980's)95
Brora 22yo 1972 (58.7%, James MacArthur)95
Glenfarclas 50yo 1955/2005 (44.4%, OB, C#1612)95
Highland Park 18yo 1960/1978 (43%, OB J. Grant, green Dumpy, dark Sherry version, 75cl)95
Highland Park 21yo 1957/1978 (80 Pr., Cadenhead's Dumpy, D03/'57 B05/'78, 75cl)95
Laphroaig 28yo 1967/1995 (50.9%, Signatory, C#2203, 262 Bts.)95
Longmorn 1964/1997 (57.5%, Dun Eideann, C#5090, 480 Bts.)95
Port Ellen 15yo 1969/1985 (64.7%, G&M cask strength, Intertrade)95
Talisker 21yo (43%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice for Pinerolo, rotation, 1973)95
Ardbeg 25yo 1975/2000 (50%, Douglas Laing Old Malt Cask, D10/'75 B10/'00, 702 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 28yo 1967/1995 (53.7%, Signatory Vintage, Pale Oloroso, D02/'67 B01/'97, C#575, 548 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 1976/2002 (53.1%, OB for Feis Isle, Sherry Butt, D11/'76 B04/'02, C#2390, 494 Bts.)94
Bowmore 1964/1993 'Black' (50%, OB, 2000 Bts., First edition)94
Ardbeg 27yo 1973/2000 (47.4%, Kingsbury, D03/'73 B09/'00, 228 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 1974 'Provenance' (55.0%, OB, B21/09/'00, Asia, 75cl, 2000)94
Ardbeg 1972/2003 (49.9%, OB for Italy, VELIER, D10/'72 B05/'03, C#2782, 246 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 1973/2004 (49.5%, OB for Italy, Manager's Choice, D03/'73 B10/'04, C#1146, 219 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 18yo 1974/1992 (57.6%, Cadenhead's Authentic Collection, 150th Ann., D07/'74 B08/'92)94
Ardbeg 26yo 1974/2000 (50%, Kingsbury, Hogshead, 278 Bts., 75cl)94
Brora 30yo 1972/2003 (49.7%, Douglas Laing Platinum Old & Rare, C#6961, 222 Bts.)94
Highland Park 40yo 1958/1998 (44%, OB, 665 Bts.)94
Laphroaig 17yo 1987/2004 (55.2%, OB for Feis Ile 2004, 250 Bts.)94
Laphroaig 1970/1986 (54%, Duthie's for Samaroli, 720 Bts., 75cl)94
Tormore 16yo 1966/1982 (57%, Samaroli)94
Ardbeg 18yo 1974/1992 (57.7%, Cadenhead's, 150th Anniversary)94
Ardbeg 28yo 1972/2000 (50.1%, Douglas Laing for Alambic Germany, D11/'72 B11/'00, 234 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 1973/1988 (57%, Samaroli, 20th Anniversary, bottled by Duthie, 540 Bts., 75cl)94
Brora 31yo 1972/2003 (49.3%, Douglas Laing Platinum Old & Rare, 221 Bts.)94
Caol Ila 1968/1982 (57%, Samaroli, Bulloch & Lade, oval label, 75cl)94
Lagavulin 12yo (43%, OB, cream label, Cinoco, 1979 rotation, 75cl)94
Laphroaig 10yo 'Cask Strength' (57.3%, OB, First Edition, +/-1995, 100cl)94
Springbank 1964 (46%, OB, private bottling for Lateltin 100th Anniversary, Switzerland, 1999*)94
Ardbeg 1976/2002 (53.5%, OB for VELIER, Sherry Butt, D11/'76 B02/'02, C#2396, 492 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 29yo 1972/2002 (50.4%, Douglas Laing Platinum Old & Rare, 235 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 29yo 1973/2002 (51.4%, Douglas Laing Platinum Old & Rare, 137 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 18yo 1972/1991 (58.9%, Dun Eideann, C#3444, 320 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 13yo 1975/1988 (54.2%, Gordon & MacPhail for Intertrade, Sherry, D10/'75 B07/'89, 288 Bts., 75cl)94
Ardbeg 1973/1988 (57%, Samaroli, Fragments of Scotland, 648 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 1974/1993 (55.1%, Scotch Single Malt Circle, D09/'74 B11/'93, C#4377)94
Ardbeg 18yo 1974/1993 (54.6%, Wilson & Morgan, C#4371, 285 Bts.)94
Bowmore 1964/1979 'Bicentenary' (43%, OB, 75cl)94
Brora 22yo 1972/1995 (61.1%, OB Rare Malts Selection)94
Port Charlotte 2001/2005 (61.4%, Gordon Homer, Bloodtub #R23, 39 Bts.)94
Clynelish 24yo 1965/1989 (49.4%, Cadenhead's for Sestante)94
Glenfarclas 21yo (51.5%, OB, Pinerolo Torino, Square bottle, +/-1978)94
Glenfarclas 1965/2007 (60%, OB The Family Casks, butt, C#3861, 417 Bts.)94
Laphroaig 27yo 1967/1994 (50.1%, Signatory Dumpy, C#2957, 208 Bts., D11/'67 B11/'94)94
Longmorn (61.5%, Gordon & MacPhail Cask Series, NAS, 75cl, 1985*)94
Springbank 1967/1988 (46%, OB, 'West Highland Malt', 648 Bts.)94
Strathisla 40yo 1963/2003 (57.7%, JWWW Old Train Line, C#2745, 180 Bts., D11/'63 B11/'03)94
Ardbeg 17yo 1973/1991 (55.4%, Dun Eideann, Donato Import, D. 10/'73 Btl. 02/'91, C#3933, 450 Bts., 75cl)94
Ardbeg 1975/1999 (46.7%, OB for Velier, Committee Reserve, Sherry butt, C#4718, 232 Bts.)94
Bowmore 1965 (43%, OB, 1985*)94
Bowmore 43yo 1964 'White Bowmore' (42.8%, OB, 732 Bts., 2008)94
Clynelish 12yo (56.9%, OB, Edward & Edward (for Giagonne), White label, Red&Black Letters, rotation 1971, 75cl, 1971)94
Clynelish 12yo (56.9%, OB, Edward & Edward, Red label, rotation 1973)94
Clynelish 14yo 'Royal Marine Hotel' (92 Pr., OB, late 1960's)94
Glenfarclas 21yo (51.5%, OB, Pinerolo, selected for Edward Giaccone, rotation 1974)94
Glen Grant 40yo 1959/1999 (48.9%, Whisky Club of Austria, 22 Bts., issued 2007)94
Highland Park 12yo (43%, OB, Ferraretto Milano, 1979)94
Highland Park 17yo 1960/1977 (43%, OB James Grant Dumpy for Ferraretto, Black lbl, 75 cl)94
Highland Park 18yo 1959/1977 (43%, OB J. Grant, Dumpy, Ferraretto Import, 75cl, dark)94
Longmorn 25yo 'Centenary' (43%, OB, gold label, 1994)94
Longmorn 30yo 1972/2003 (50.2%, Kingsbury Celtic for Japan, C#1100)94
Springbank 1966/1997 'Local Barley' (55.1%, OB, C#499)94
Springbank 31yo 1965/1996 (50.5%, Cadenhead's, Chairman's Stock, Sherry)94
Talisker (51.1%, Gordon & MacPhail for Donini, NAS, White Label, Cork, 75cl, 1989*)94
Port Ellen 12yo (62.7%, James MacArthur, Fine Malt Selection, pale version, 75cl, 1985*)94
Ardbeg 24yo 1974/1998 (51.3%, Signatory Vintage Decanter Collection for USA Market, Old color label, D02/'74 B04/'98, C#657-658, 306 Bts.)94
Glenfarclas-Glenlivet 12yo (43%, OB, Grant Bonding, Pinerolo Import, 75cl, <1972)94
Glenfarclas 34yo (61.2%, The Bottlers, The Bottlers, 1999*)94