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Royal Lochnagar

Average Rating

84.55

1079 votes

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  Distillery Bottling
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Balmoral 15-year-old Ex-Bourbon Hogshead 15 46.0 % 2016 - 88.00 1
John Begg Blue Cap - 40.0 % 1970 - 85.67 -
John Begg Blue Cap - 42.3 % - - - -
Royal Lochnagar 05-year-old Deeside 05 43.0 % - - - -
Royal Lochnagar 10-year-old The Manager's Dram 10 57.2 % 2006 - 87.53 -
Royal Lochnagar 12-year-old 12 40.0 % 2003 - 79.09 1
Royal Lochnagar 12-year-old 12 40.0 % 2007 - 78.91 3
Royal Lochnagar 12-year-old 12 40.0 % 1998 - 82.20 2
Royal Lochnagar 12-year-old Deeside 12 43.0 % - - 87.33 1
Royal Lochnagar 12-year-old Deeside 12 40.0 % - - 81.00 2
Royal Lochnagar 12-year-old Deeside 12 40.0 % - - - -
Royal Lochnagar 1960 Inveralmond - 56.0 % 1976 - 93.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1972 Rare Malts Selection 24 55.7 % 1997 - 86.60 -
Royal Lochnagar 1973 Rare Malts Selection 23 59.7 % 1997 - 87.64 -
Royal Lochnagar 1974 Rare Malts Selection 30 56.2 % 2004 - 86.83 -
Royal Lochnagar 1981 Roseisle Maltings 25th Anniversary 25 60.0 % 2008 - 88.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1990 Para 90 10 62.5 % 2000 - - -
Royal Lochnagar 1994 The Managers' Choice 14 59.3 % 2009 837 87.89 -
Royal Lochnagar 1996 The Distillers Edition - 40.0 % 2008 - 79.54 1
Royal Lochnagar 1996 The Distillers Edition - 40.0 % 2009 - 81.16 2
Royal Lochnagar 1998 The Distillers Edition - 40.0 % 2010 - 82.53 2
Royal Lochnagar 1998 The Distillers Edition - 40.0 % 2011 - 83.86 1
Royal Lochnagar 2000 The Distillers Edition - 40.0 % 2012 - 82.63 -
Royal Lochnagar Friends of the Classic Malts Limited Edition 2013 - 48.0 % 2013 - 88.15 -
Royal Lochnagar Selected Reserve Limited Edition - 43.0 % 2007 - 82.75 -
Royal Lochnagar Selected Reserve Limited Edition - 43.0 % 2009 - 86.93 -
Royal Lochnagar Selected Reserve Limited Edition - 43.0 % 2008 - 82.96 -
Royal Lochnagar Selected Reserve - 43.0 % - - 88.70 2
Royal Lochnagar Selected Reserve Limited Edition - 43.0 % 2012 - 85.71 -
Royal Lochnagar Selected Reserve Limited Edition - 43.0 % 2007 - 85.67 -
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  Blackadder
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1977 BA Raw Cask 28 58.5 % 2005 310 86.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1977 BA Raw Cask 29 55.6 % 2006 512 91.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1981 BA Raw Cask 27 54.7 % 2008 53 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1992 BA Raw Cask 13 60.2 % 2006 3617 88.50 -
  Cadenhead
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 10-year-old CA Duthies 10 46.0 % 2009 - 83.67 -
Royal Lochnagar 1996 CA Authentic Collection 12 58.5 % 2009 - 83.50 1
Royal Lochnagar 1996 CA Wood Range - Rum Cask 17 57.4 % 2013 - 85.29 -
Royal Lochnagar 1996 CA Small Batch 18 55.9 % 2015 - 86.86 -
Royal Lochnagar 1996 CA Small Batch 19 56.3 % 2015 - - -
Royal Lochnagar 1999 CA Authentic Collection 15 57.8 % 2015 - 84.25 1
Royal Lochnagar 1999 CA Authentic Collection 17 56.8 % 2016 - 85.00 -
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  Cooper's Choice
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 2002 CC 09 46.0 % 2012 0641 79.75 -
Royal Lochnagar 2002 CC 10 46.0 % 2012 642 - -
  Creative Whisky Company
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 2000 CWC Exclusive Range 09 45.0 % 2010 509 83.50 -
  Crom
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 2003 Cr Taurus - The Sign Of The Zodiac Series 08 55.2 % 2012 - 79.00 -
  Càrn Mòr
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1986 CM Vintage Collection - 46.0 % 2009 1109 86.50 -
  Dewar Rattray
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1996 DR Individual Cask Bottling 10 59.6 % 2006 515 80.50 -
  Douglas Laing
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 11-year-old DL Premier Barrel Selection 11 46.0 % - - 79.33 -
Royal Lochnagar 14-year-old DL Old Malt Cask - Cigar Malt 14 50.0 % - - - -
Royal Lochnagar 1971 DL Old & Rare - The Platinum Selection 34 57.2 % 2005 - 90.40 -
Royal Lochnagar 1972 DL Old & Rare - The Platinum Selection 32 60.5 % 2004 - 90.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1972 DL Old & Rare - The Platinum Selection 30 57.6 % 2002 - 88.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1973 DL Old & Rare - The Platinum Selection 30 57.9 % 2003 - 86.67 -
Royal Lochnagar 1973 DL Old Malt Cask 28 50.0 % 2001 - 87.67 -
Royal Lochnagar 1973 DL Old Malt Cask 29 50.0 % 2002 - - -
Royal Lochnagar 1973 DL Old & Rare - The Platinum Selection 33 57.2 % 2006 - 87.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1977 DL Old Malt Cask 32 47.7 % 2009 DL 4560 79.67 -
Royal Lochnagar 1981 DL Old Malt Cask 24 50.0 % 2005 DL 859 87.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1984 DL Old Malt Cask 23 50.0 % 2008 DL 4205 87.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1986 DL Old Malt Cask 20 50.0 % 2006 DL 3072 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1990 DL Old Malt Cask 15 50.0 % 2005 DL 1657 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1990 DL Old Malt Cask 19 50.0 % 2009 DL 5201 86.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1995 DL Advance Sample for the Old Malt Cask 11 50.0 % 2007 DL 3351 84.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1996 DL Old Particular 16 48.4 % 2013 DL 10021 83.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1997 DL Old Malt Cask 14 58.7 % 2012 - 85.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1997 DL Old Particular 17 48.4 % 2014 DL 10434 81.11 -
Royal Lochnagar 1997 DL Old Malt Cask 12 50.0 % 2009 DL 5450 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1997 DL Old Malt Cask 13 50.0 % 2010 DL 6290 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1997 DL Old Malt Cask 14 50.0 % 2011 DL 7595 81.00 -
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  Douglas McGibbon
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1985 McG McGibbon's Provenance 18 46.0 % 2003 - - -
Royal Lochnagar 1985 McG McGibbon's Provenance 18 43.0 % 2003 - 84.75 -
Royal Lochnagar 1993 McG McGibbon's Provenance 12 46.0 % 2005 DL 1790 85.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1993 McG McGibbon's Provenance 12 46.0 % 2005 DMG 2250 88.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1994 McG McGibbon's Provenance 11 46.0 % 2006 DMG 2675 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1994 McG McGibbon's Provenance 12 46.0 % 2006 DMG 2912 87.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1995 McG McGibbon's Provenance 11 46.0 % 2007 DMG 3342 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1997 McG McGibbon's Provenance 12 46.0 % 2010 DMG 5999 83.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1998 McG McGibbon's Provenance 12 46.0 % 2010 - 82.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1998 McG McGibbon's Provenance 09 46.0 % 2007 DMG 3804 79.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1999 McG McGibbon's Provenance 10 46.0 % 2009 DMG 5452 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1999 McG McGibbon's Provenance 12 46.0 % 2012 DMG 8187 78.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 2001 McG McGibbon's Provenance 10 46.0 % 2011 DMG 7648 - -
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  Douglas Of Drumlanrig
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1997 DoD 12 46.0 % 2010 LD 5995 84.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1997 DoD 14 46.0 % 2012 LD 8190 79.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1998 DoD 12 46.0 % 2010 LD 6415 - -
  Duncan Taylor
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1986 DT Rare Auld 22 56.9 % 2009 948 86.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1986 DT Rare Auld 23 54.5 % 2010 949 85.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1986 DT Rare Auld 22 55.7 % 2009 950 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1986 DT Rare Auld 22 55.7 % 2009 950 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1986 DT Rare Auld 22 53.8 % 2009 951 86.25 -
Royal Lochnagar 1986 DT The Octave 23 46.8 % - 571083 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1986 DT The Octave 23 51.9 % 2010 571099 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1990 DT Rare Auld 19 54.6 % 2009 356 88.00 -
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  Gordon & MacPhail
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1952 GM Connoisseurs Choice 27 40.0 % - - 87.67 -
Royal Lochnagar 1952 GM Connoisseurs Choice 29 40.0 % - - - -
Royal Lochnagar 1952 GM Connoisseurs Choice 30 40.0 % - - 88.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1952 GM Crystal Decanter - 40.0 % 1980 - - -
Royal Lochnagar 1969 GM Connoisseurs Choice 14 40.0 % - - 89.67 -
Royal Lochnagar 1970 GM Connoisseurs Choice 14 40.0 % - - 88.00 -
3 more Gordon & MacPhail whiskies. Click to show
  Harris Whisky
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1996 HW 12 46.0 % 2008 519 - -
  Hunter Hamilton
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1975 HH The Clan Denny 34 45.8 % - HH 5536 90.00 -
  Hunter Laing
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1997 HL Old Malt Cask 16 50.0 % 2014 HL 10588 85.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1997 HL Old Malt Cask 15 50.0 % 2013 HL 9818 84.00 -
  Jack Wiebers Whisky World
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1970 JW Old Train Line Collection 35 46.2 % 2005 757 87.71 -
  Jean Boyer
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1992 JB Best Casks of Scotland 12 43.0 % 2004 - - -
Royal Lochnagar 1993 JB Best Casks of Scotland 12 43.0 % 2006 - - -
Royal Lochnagar 1998 JB Best Casks of Scotland - 43.0 % 2006 - 80.00 -
  K&L Wine Merchants
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 2002 K&L Faultline 10 57.8 % 2013 643 78.00 -
  Liquid Sun
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1997 LS 13 51.2 % 2010 - 83.00 -
  Liquid Treasures
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1997 LT Boats 14 46.0 % 2011 - 84.67 -
  Milroy's of Soho
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 2002 Soh 10 46.0 % 2012 640 84.00 -
  Norse Cask Selection
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1977 NC 29 50.4 % 2006 QW863 91.88 -
Royal Lochnagar 1996 NC 12 57.6 % 2008 520 86.50 -
  Premium Bottlers Inc.
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
RLOC 11-year-old PB 11 46.0 % 2007 1015 - -
RLOC 11-year-old PB 11 46.0 % 2007 1016 - -
  Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1966 SMWS 103.9 34 65.0 % 2000 103.9 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1972 SMWS 103.12 Caramel and eucalyptus 30 53.3 % 2003 103.12 87.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1972 SMWS 103.3 21 50.3 % 1993 103.3 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1972 SMWS 103.4 21 50.5 % 1993 103.4 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1979 SMWS 103.6 - 60.2 % 1996 103.6 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1979 SMWS 103.7 17 61.2 % - 103.7 - -
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  Signatory Vintage
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1991 SV Cask Strength Collection 17 57.0 % 2008 372 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1991 SV Cask Strength Collection 20 54.8 % 2011 374 85.00 -
Royal Lochnagar 1991 SV The Un-Chillfiltered Collection 20 46.0 % 2011 375 84.33 -
Royal Lochnagar 1991 SV Cask Strength Collection 16 58.3 % 2007 427 79.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1998 SV The Un-Chillfiltered Collection 10 46.0 % 2009 613 77.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1998 SV Vintage Collection - Cask Strength 11 59.2 % 2009 614 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1998 SV The Un-Chillfiltered Collection 10 46.0 % 2009 615 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1998 SV The Un-Chillfiltered Collection 11 46.0 % 2009 616 + 17 79.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 1998 SV The Un-Chillfiltered Collection 11 46.0 % 2009 618 + 619 - -
Royal Lochnagar 1998 SV The Un-Chillfiltered Collection 12 46.0 % 2010 631 + 32 - -
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  Spirituosen Superbillig
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1997 SpS Vintage 13 59.8 % 2011 - 83.00 -
  The Whisky Agency
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1986 TWA Butterflies 21 50.0 % 2008 - 88.33 -
Royal Lochnagar 1997 TWA Liquid Library 14 46.0 % 2011 - 80.25 -
  The Whisky Fair
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1972 WF and Three Rivers Tokyo 37 50.7 % 2009 - 89.79 -
  UD - bottler
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1997 UD Private Bottling 13 59.8 % 2011 569 81.00 -
  Whiskybroker.co.uk
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 2002 WhB 09 55.5 % 2012 644 81.50 -
Royal Lochnagar 2002 WhB 09 55.5 % 2012 644 82.33 -
  Wild Scotsman
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 1996 WSm 12 46.0 % 2008 CM118 - -
  Wright Wine Company
Whisky Age Strength Bottled Casknumber Rating Versions
Royal Lochnagar 09-year-old WWC The Old Smithy Bottling 09 55.5 % 2013 - - -

About Royal Lochnagar

Pronounced LOCH-na-GAR Meaning little loch of the noisy summit.

The present Lochnagar  distillery dates from 1845 when it was built by John Begg. Begg's distillery was known as the New Lochnagar until it earned it's Royal prefix as a result of a visit by Queen Victoria and her family while staying at neighbouring Balmoral Castle in 1848. This is the smallest operational distillery owned by Diageo plc.

Details
Distillery location
Crathie, Ballater
AB35 5TB
Scotland Highlands
Average Rating

84.65

20 votes

Average Shop & Tour
  • 85.30
    Ambiance
  • 83.85
    Selection
  • 81.90
    Value
  • 87.55
    Service
Mr.Edradour Note
less than a year ago

The only positive highlight of the whole Diageo group!

Mr.Edradour Review note
less than a year ago
Total
90
Ambiance
90
Selection
90
Value
90
Service
90
ffmdino Note
less than a year ago

Diese Distille ist zwar kleiner dafür kommt man hier aber etwas näher an die Produktion und hier wird noch wirklich alles manuell gemacht. Super.

bekennender Glenrothes-Jäger
GLEN MAUR Review note
less than a year ago
Total
92
Ambiance
89
Selection
95
Value
93
Service
92
[my-collection]
thijs100 Review note
about a year ago

Received a fairly uninspired tour from your typical Diageo tour guide. Lochnagar is worth visiting nonetheless. It is small and very traditional. The open mash tun was interesting. Since it is a training facility for Diageo staff, they also have a small warehouse with roughly forty casks from different distilleries, including some very rare ones.

Total
76
Ambiance
85
Selection
70
Value
75
Service
75
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Maltbehr64 Review note
about a year ago
Total
84
Ambiance
84
Selection
84
Value
82
Service
85
Maltbaer64
maximobeat Review note
about a year ago

We did the Royal Tour and it was fantastic. It includes 4 distillery bottlings and 2 drams straigth from the cask. You can choose 2 casks  from at least 40 Distilleries (incl. some Closed)

Total
94
Ambiance
88
Selection
95
Value
91
Service
100
avansele Review note
about a year ago
Total
80
Ambiance
82
Selection
76
Value
79
Service
83
AVS
Theli Review note
a couple of years ago
Total
85
Ambiance
90
Selection
79
Value
82
Service
90
Achany Review note
a couple of years ago
Total
86
Ambiance
87
Selection
83
Value
85
Service
88
Openinghours
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Distillery location
Crathie, Ballater
AB35 5TB
Scotland Highlands
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