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This was another very competitive competition. Independent Ã¯»¿Bottlers entered their whiskies in to 2 categories: Speyside; and The Rest of Whisky. The winners, voted for by attendees at The Whisky Shop Dufftown during the Spirit of Speyside Festival were:
First place: Old Malt Cask Probably Speyside's Finest 1967 41 Years Old (Jan Beckers)
Second place: Duncan Taylor Rare Auld Glen Grant 1987 22 Years Old (Mark Watt)
Third place: Tie between Weymss Spiced Apples (Susan Colville) and Adelphi Glenallachie 1973 26 Years Old (SOLD OUT)
The Rest of Whisky
First Place: Adelphi Bunnahabhain 1968 41 Years Old
Second Place: Mackillops Bowmore 1989 (IN STOCK SOON)
Third Place: Douglas Laing Big Peat.
The winner of the competition for the best tasting note was by Ed Velthuizew from Holland. His prize was a bottle of his favourite whisky from the challenge which was the Adelphi Bunnahabhain.