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Monitor Stats: All Scoring Maniacs
Malt Mileage
Total Bottlings16,789
Total Ratings53,789
Total Distilleries124 (includes Scotch Single Malt distilleries only)
Total Bottlers134


Favorite Distilleries
 Distillery Average Score Sampled
Ardbeg88.69525
Brora87.99150
Lagavulin87.8995
Port Ellen87.76358
Laphroaig87.19471
Longmorn86.84285
Talisker86.71170
Springbank86.38506
Strathisla86.27158
Glendronach86.16119
Highland Park86.13565
Caperdonich86.11109
Banff86.0678
Glen Grant85.94288
Glenury Royal85.8843
Glenfarclas85.82306
Lochside85.6176
Glengoyne85.57146
Glenugie85.4546
Caol Ila85.38613
Top Distilleries
 Distillery Sampled Average Score
Caol Ila61385.38
Highland Park56586.13
Bowmore53284.49
Ardbeg52588.69
Springbank50686.38
Macallan48084.35
Laphroaig47187.19
Port Ellen35887.76
Bruichladdich34683.55
Clynelish33984.81
Glenfarclas30685.82
Glenlivet30084.24
Glen Grant28885.94
Longmorn28586.84
Bunnahabhain28285.14
Mortlach21783.14
Benriach20184.65
Glenrothes19483.41
Linkwood18183.37
Talisker17086.71

Favorite Bottlers
 Bottler Average Score Sampled
Duthie's89.7649
The Perfect Dram88.0235
Sestante87.9465
The Bottlers87.4834
The Whisky Agency87.2980
Ichiro's Malt87.2639
Malts of Scotland87.0887
Samaroli87.03109
Silver Seal86.9347
Moon Import86.8450
The Whisky Fair86.3582
Jack Wieber86.21172
Scotch Single Malt Circle86.2084
Douglas Laing85.89903
The Whisky Exchange85.87110
Adelphi85.50172
The Nectar85.5060
Alambic Classique85.4235
The Single Malts of Scotland85.4142
Scotch Malt Whisky Society85.21633
Top Bottlers
 Bottler Sampled Average Score
Gordon & MacPhail134284.50
Signatory Vintage117183.60
Douglas Laing90385.89
Cadenhead's87884.69
Scotch Malt Whisky Society63385.21
Duncan Taylor57784.69
Blackadder25984.26
Murray McDavid23284.22
Berry Bros & Rudd17584.25
Jack Wieber17286.21
Adelphi17285.50
Wilson & Morgan16684.30
Chieftain's15982.19
James MacArthur14982.86
Dewar Rattray14884.06
Scott's Selection13284.57
Hart Brothers12182.94
The Whisky Exchange11085.87
Samaroli10987.03
Cooper's Choice9382.60

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
Bowmore 1956 (43%, OB for Soffiantino Italy, 1980s)95
Ardbeg 28yo 1967 (53%, Various Independent Bottlers, Scotch Malt Sales for Japan, 50cl, 1995*)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
Laphroaig 1970/1986 (54%, Duthie's for Samaroli, 720 Bts., 75cl)94
Ardbeg 1972/2004 (51.4%, OB, OB for Denmark, Ping No. 1, C#2780, 245 Bts., 70cl)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
Tormore 16yo 1966/1982 (57%, Samaroli)94
Ardbeg 28yo 1972/2000 (50.1%, Douglas Laing for Alambic Germany, D11/'72 B11/'00, 234 Bts.)94
Brora 31yo 1972/2003 (49.3%, Douglas Laing Platinum Old & Rare, 221 Bts.)94
Ardbeg 18yo 1974/1992 (57.7%, Cadenhead's, 150th Anniversary)94
Ardbeg 1973/1988 (57%, Samaroli, 20th Anniversary, bottled by Duthie, 540 Bts., 75cl)94
Caol Ila 1968/1982 (57%, Samaroli, Bulloch & Lade, oval label, 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
Lagavulin 12yo (43%, OB, cream label, Cinoco, 1979 rotation, 75cl)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-Glenlivet 12yo (43%, OB, Grant Bonding, Pinerolo Import, 75cl, <1972)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