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Mark’s collection

Posted by on May 6, 2012

It was that time.  Time to clean out my whisky cabinets.  Yes plural, I have two cabinets.  I have a fireplace in my family room and a 3 shelf cabinet on each side.  On one side is my”drinking whisky”. The other side is my collectibles and “top shelf.”  I had 308 bottles of bourbon, scotch, Irish and other whiskies.  I ran out of room in each cabinet and I was placing new bottles on top.  My wife kept telling me I had to do something, and she was right.  There really wasn’t a need to keep all the open bottles because to be honest there were quite a few bottles I really was not fond of.  So why keep them?   I got rid of 22 bottles on the drinking side, and placed about 12 bottles of my collectibles in my office cabinet.  Plus, some of my “top shelf” whisky I put into my drinking side.  My “top shelf” whisky is not so much top shelf by price, but availability.  So now I have enough room to grow again.    Here is my collection to date.  Keep in mind, some of the collectibles could easily be rotated into the drinking side.

 

Mark #1

 

BRAND YEAR Other Information Collection/Sealed
Allt-a’ Bhainne 31 Cheiftain’s – Limited Edition Yes
Ambassador 8 Blended  1960’s Yes
Ardbeg NAS Supernova 2010 Yes
Arran NAS Official Authorised Edition Robert Burns Yes
Arran NAS Cru Bourgogne Cask Yes
Arran 6 Cask Strength – Sherry Finish Yes
Arran 11 15 yr Anniversary Edition Yes
Arran NAS Distiller’s Edition Yes
Auchentoshan 10 No longer being made Yes
Auchentoshan 18 Limited Edition – Sherry cask Yes
Auchroisk 13 Murray/McDavid Yes
Balvenie 17 First Edition Yes
Balvenie 10 Founders Reserve Yes
Balvenie 12 Signature Release Batch 002 Yes
Balvenie NAS Tun 1401 Yes
Bell’s 12 Bell Decanter Yes
Ben Nevis 6 Murray/McDavid Yes
Benrinnes 11 Signatory – Bottled for Binny’s Yes
Black Bottle 10 Will be discontinued Yes
Bowmore 16 1989 Yes
Brackla 13 Signatory 1993 Yes
BruichLaddich NAS Oddbins Collection  Distilled in 1993 Yes
BruichLaddich NAS 3D3 Norrie Campbell Tribute Yes
BruichLaddich 16 Cuvee A  First Growth Series Yes
BruichLaddich 15 Links – Torrey Pines Yes
BruichLaddich 14 Links – K Club Yes
BruichLaddich 14 Links – V Carnoustie Yes
BruichLaddich 14 Links – IV Royal Turnberry Yes
BruichLaddich 14 Links – Royal Liverpool “Hoylake” Yes
BruichLaddich 14 Links – Augusta Yes
BruichLaddich Unk Links – St. Andrews (1 litre) Yes
BruichLaddich 15 Links – Birkdale Yes
BruichLaddich NAS 2001 Resurection Yes
BruichLaddich NAS Celtic Nation Yes
Bushmills 12 Irish Whiskey – Distillers Edition Yes
Bushmills 1608 NAS Sold in 2008 only  (2 bottles) Yes
Caol Ila 25 bottle 5005 Yes
Compass Box NAS Flaming Heart – Second Limited Release Yes
Compass Box NAS Flaming Heart – Third Limited Release Yes
Compass Box NAS Double Single Yes
Connemara NAS Irish Whiskey – Irish bottle Yes
Dailuaine 12 Not common in the U.S. Yes
Dallas Dhu 23 Murray/McDavid Yes
Deanston 12 Former bottling chill filtered Yes
Edradour 10 Sraight from the Cask – Chardonnay Finish Yes
Edradour 11 SFC Barolo Finish Yes
Glen Grant 5 70 CL from Europe Yes
Glen Grant 19 The Octave (Wine and Cheese Barrell) Yes
Glen Grant 10 50 ML Yes
Glen Keith NAS Distilled before 1983  Not sold in U.S. Yes
Glen Keith 10 Yes
Glen Ord 12 Not sold in US Yes
GlenDronach 12 Soon to be discontinued Yes
Glenfarclas 10 Flower Collection Yes
Glenfiddich NAS 1970’s Yes
Glenfiddich NAS Snow Phoenix Yes
Glenkinchie 10 Last Edition Yes
Glenmorangie – Madeira Wood 12 Last Edition Yes
Glenmorangie 14 Artein Yes
Glenrothes 20 Distilled in 1984 Bottled in 2004 Yes
GlenTait – Macallen 19 Yes
Greenore 8 Single Grain Irish Whiskey Yes
Highland Park Unk Single Barrel – Twin Liquors Austin Yes
Jack Daniels Single Barrel NAS Dirt Cheap Label Yes
Jim Beam NAS Terry Farrell Firefighter Fund Yes
Johnnie Walker – Black 12 100th Aniversary Yes
Johnnie Walker Collection 4 pack  Green/Black/Gold/Blue  200 ML Yes
Johnny Bench 5 5 Yes
Kirkland – Macallen 19 Costco – 2006 Yes
Kirkland – Macallen 18 Costco – 2007 Yes
Kirkland – Macallen 18 Costco – 2008 Yes
Kirkland – Macallen 15 Costco – 2009 Yes
Kirkland – Macallen 16 Costco – 2010 Yes
Kirkland – Macallen 17 Costco – 2010 Yes
Kirkland – Macallen 15 Costco- 2011 Yes
Kirkland – Bourbon 7 Small batch bourbon Yes
Knockando 12 Not sold in US Yes
Lagavulin 12 Limited Edition – 2011 Yes
Littlemill 8 Discontinued Yes
Littlemill 12 Discontinued Yes
Littlemill 17 Discontinued Yes
Makers Mark NAS Bourbon – Rock to Vote Edition Yes
Makers Mark NAS U. S. Secret Service Yes
Makers Mark NAS Cardinal World Series Edition Yes
Old Rarity 12 50 ML 1970’s Yes
Origine 12 Benriach Distillery Yes
Pinch NAS Haig & Haig  Discontinued Yes
Queen Anne NAS 50 ML Yes
Red Hackle 22 1950’s or 1960’s Yes
Rosebank 12 Connoisseurs Choice Yes
Royal Lochnager 12 Not sold in US Yes
Scapa 12 Yes
Something Special NAS 50 ML Yes
Spey 18 Private Collection Yes
Spey Royale 8 Limited Edition 1970’s Yes
Suntory NAS Japanese Whiskey – Bend Yes
The Irishman 10 Single Malt Irish Whiskey Yes
Tomintoul 12 Limited Edition – Oloroso Sherry Cask Yes
White Horse NAS America’s Cup Yes
Whyte & Mackay NAS The Pot Still Yes
Woodford Reserve NAS Bourbon – Kentucky Derby 135 Yes
Woodford Reserve NAS Bourbon – Kentucky Derby 136 Yes
Woodford Reserve NAS Bourbon – Kentucky Derby 137 Yes
Woodford Reserve NAS Bourbon – Kentucky Derby 138 Yes
Aberlour 12
Aberlour 16
Aberlour NAS A’bunadh – Cask strength
Amrut NAS Fusion – India Whiskey
Amrut NAS India Single Malt
Ardbeg 10
Ardbeg NAS Uigeadail
Ardbeg NAS Corryvreckan
Armorik NAS French Single Malt
Arran 10
Arran NAS Sherry Cask – Cask Strength
Arran NAS Bourbon Cask – Cask Strength
Arran NAS Lapanto PX Brandy – Cask Strength
Auchentoshan 10 Old Standard
Auchentoshan 12 New Standard
Auchentoshan 16 Bourbon Barrell Finish
Aultmore 12 Chieftain’s
Balblair 12
Balblair 13 Gordon & MacPhails
Balmenach 9 Battle Hill
Balvenie 12 Signature Collection
Balvenie 12 Double Wood
Balvenie 14 Rum Cask
Balvenie 15 Single Cask
Balvenie 17 Sherry Oak
Balvenie 17 Peated Cask
Belgian Owl 3 Belgian Single Malt
Ben Nevis 10 Battle Hill
Ben Nevis 12 Duncan Taylor NC2
Ben Nevis 16 Signatory – Cask Strength
BenRiach 15 Tawny Port
Benrinnes 11 Signatory – Cask Strength
Benrinnes 11 Tojak Cask – Chieftain’s
Benrinnes 22 Old Malt Cask
Bernheim NAS American Wheat Whiskey
Black Bottle 10 Islay Blend
Black Bull 12 Blend – Sherry matured
Black Bull 30 Blend – Sherry matured
Black Bull 40 Blend – Sherry matured
Black Grouse NAS Blend
Bladnoch 13 Provenance
Blair Athol 11 Signatory
Bowmore 12
Bowmore NAS Darkest Sherry
Bowmore NAS Dawn – Port Wine Casked
Bowmore NAS Dusk – Bordeaux Wine Casked
BruichLaddich NAS Classic Laddie
BruichLaddich 15
BruichLaddich NAS Rocks Edition
BruichLaddich 15 Links – Torrey Pines
Bunnahabhain 8 McPhail’s Collection
Bunnahabhain 12
Bushmills NAS Standard – Litre
Bushmills 12 Distiller Edition (only sold at distillery)
Bushmills 10 Irish Whiskey
Bushmills 16 Irish Whiskey
Bushmills 21 Irish Whiskey
Bushmills 14 Single Cask – Binny’s hand picked
Bushmills 1608 NAS Irish Whiskey
Campbeltown Loch 21 Blended
Caol Ila 12
Cardhu 12
Clynelish 14
Colorado Whiskey NAS American – Stranahans
Compass Box NAS Great King St.
Compass Box NAS Oak Cross
Connemara 12 Irish Whiskey
Craggenmore 13 Distiller’s Edition
Crown Royal NAS Special Reserve – Canadian Whisky
Dalmore NAS Gran Reserva
Dalmore 18 Signatory – Sherry Butt matured
Deanston 12 Un-Chill Filter
Dewars 3 pack 12 – 18 – Distillers Choice  200ml
Edradour 10
Edradour 12 Caledonia
Famous Grouse 12 Gold Reserve
Finnegan’s 8 Pot still Irish Whikey
George T. Stagg NAS 2010 release
Glen Breton 10 Canadian Single Malt
Glen Elgin 13 Signatory – Cask Strength
Glen Garioch 13 Pronounced “Glen Gerry”
Glen Ord 12
Glen Scotia 12
Glencadam 15
GlenDronich 14 Sauternes Finish
GlenDronich 15
Glendullan 17 Signatory
Glenfarclas 10
Glenfarclas NAS 105 – Cask Strength
Glenfarclas 25
Glenfiddich 15 Solara Reserve
GlenGoyne 17
Glenkinchie 12
Glenkinchie 14 Distillers Edition
Glenlevit 15 French Oak
Glenlevit 16 Nadurra – Cask strength
Glenlevit 18
Glenmorangie 10 The Original
Glenmorangie 18
Glenmorangie 12 LaSanta – Sherry Cask Non-Chill Filtered
Glenmorangie NAS Nectar D’or
Glenmorangie NAS Astar
Glenmorangie NAS Sonnalta PX
Glenmorangie 12 Quinta Ruban
Glenmorangie NAS Finalta
Glenmorangie 14 Artein
Glenrothes 8 McPhail’s Collection
Glenrothes 14 1994
Glenrothes 14 Chieftain’s
Great King Street NAS Compass Box
Hazelburn 8 Triple distilled
Hibiki 12 Japanese Blended Whisky
Highland Park 8 McPhail’s Collection
Highland Park 12
Highland Park 18
Highland Park 15
Highland Park 17 Signatory  – Distilled 1991
Highland Park 26 Hart Bros
Isle of Jura 10
Isle of Jura NAS Superstition
Isle of Jura 15 Old Malt Cask
Isle of Skye 8 Ian MacLeod’s Signatory
J.J. Neukomm NAS Spirits of St. Louis – Barley Whiskey
Jameson 12 Irish Whiskey
Jameson 18 Irish Whiskey
Jefferson’s Rye 10 100% Rye whiskey
John Barr 17 Blue Label
Johnnie Walker Black 12 Double Black
Johnnie Walker Black 12
Johnnie Walker Blue NAS Litre
Kirkland – Macallen 15 Costco – 2011
Kirkland – Macallen 17 Costco – 2010
Kirkland – Macallen 16 Costco – 2010
Kirkland – Macallen 15 Costco – 2009
Kirkland – Macallen 18 Costco – 2008
Knappouge Castle 12 Irish Whiskey
Koval NAS Millit Whiskey
Lagavulin 16
Laphroaig NAS Triple Wood
Laphroaig 10
Laphroaig 15
Ledaig 14 Signatory
Linkwood 17 Signatory Single Cask, Non-chill filtered
Longmorn 13 Chieftain’s
Macallan NAS Cask strength
Macallan 10 Fine Oak
Macallan 15 Fine Oak
Macallan 13 Gordon & MacPhail – Oak Cask
Mannochmore 16 Signatory
Michael Collins 8 to 12 Single Malt Irish Whiskey
Monkey Shoulders NAS Blended Malt Whisky
Oban 15 Distillers Edition
Old Pulteney 12
Old Pulteney 21
Penderyn NAS Welsh Single Malt Whisky
Pigs Nose NAS Blend
Pinch 15 Blend
Powers 12 Special Reserve – Irish Whiskey
Pritchard’s NAS American Single Malt
Red Breast 12 Irish Whiskey
Red Breast 12 Cask Strength
Red Breast 15 Irish Whiskey
Royal Lochnager 11 Signatory – Cask Strength
Scapa 14
Scapa 16
Sheep Dip Unk 1990 “Old Hebridean”
Shieldaig 18
Springbank 10
Springbank 15
Strathisla 12
Talisker 10
Talisker Collection  3 pack  10-18-Distillers Choice  200ML
Tamdhu 11 Signatory Single Cask – Sherry Cask
Teaninich 12 Independent bottler
Templeton Rye NAS Rye Whiskey
Tomintoul 12 Limited Edition – Oloroso Sherry Cask
Van Winkle 12 Old Van Winke Bourbon
Very Old Barton’s 6 Bourbon 50% proof
Whistle Pig 10 Straight Rye
Wild Scots 15 Vatted Malt
Woodford Reserve NAS Bourbon – Pint
Yamazaki 12 Japanese Whiskey
Past Bottles
Arran NAS Non-Chill filtered Gave to RCWS
Armorik NAS French Single Malt Gave to RCWS
Auchentoshan NAS Three Wood Empty
Auchentoshan NAS Gave to RCWS
Balvenie 12 Double Wood – 1Litre Empty
Black Bottle NAS Islay Blend Gave to RCWS
Black Bush NAS Irish Whiskey – Bushmills Empty
Bowmore NAS Legend Gave to RCWS
Bruichladdich NAS Rocks Empty
Bushmills NAS Irish Whiskey Standard Gave to RCWS
Canadian Club 12 Canadian Whisky – Pint Gave to RCWS
Craggenmore 12 Gave to RCWS
Dalmore 12 Empty
Dewars 12 200 ml Empty
Dewars 18 200 ml Empty
Dewers NAS 200 ml – Signature Empty
Eagle Rare 10 Bourbon Gave to RCWS
Gentleman Jack NAS Jack Daniels Sour Mash whiskey Gave to RCWS
Glen Salen NAS Pure Malt Gave to RCWS
Glenfiddich 15 Solara Vat Empty
Glenkinchie 10 Empty
Glenkinchie 10 Gave to RCWS
Glenlevit 12 Gave to RCWS
Glenrothes NAS Select Reserve Empty
Henry McKenna 10 Bourbon – Single barrel Gave to RCWS
Highland Park 12 Empty
Isle of Jura 16 Empty
John Barr NAS Black Label Gave to RCWS
Johnnie Walker Black 12 200 ml Empty
Johnnie Walker Blue NAS 200 ml Empty
Johnnie Walker Gold 18 200 ml Empty
Johnnie Walker Green 15 750 ml Empty
Johnnie Walker Red NAS 200 ml Empty
Jon Mark Robbo NAS Rich Spicey One Empty
Kirkland – Macallen 18 Costco – 2007 Empty
Kirkland – Macallen 15 Costco – 2009 Empty
Ledaig 15 Signatory Empty
Macallen 12 Empty
McCarthy’s NAS American Single Malt Gave to RCWS
Michael Collins NAS Blend – Litre Gave to RCWS
Milford 10 New Zealand Single Malt Gave to RCWS
Oban 14 Empty
Origine 12 Benriach Gave to RCWS
St. George NAS Single Malt American Whiskey Gave to RCWS
Tomintoul 16 Empty
Triple Smoke NAS American Single Malt Gave to RCWS
Wasmunds NAS Single Malt American Whiskey Gave to RCWS
Yamazaki 12 Japanese Whiskey Empty

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