Jesus MCR Whisky Club Our previous tastings

A list of previous whiskies we've sampled.

The Jesus MCR whisky club meets about once a month, and is open to any Jesuan. We are a very relaxed social club - where every penny of the ticket price goes into the whiskies we drink.

Whisky Distillery Region Tasting Price Jim Murray Score Notes
Chapter 6 English whisky co English 2013/10/26 £40 91 From Norfolk
Valinch Auchentoshan Lowland 2013/10/26 £40 Triple distilled
12 yo Glenlivet Speyside 2013/10/26 £36 79.5 Simple and smooth
Founders Reserve Glen Garioch Highland 2013/10/26 £35 87.5 Complex
12 yo Glen Scotia Campbeltown 2013/10/26 £38 73.5 Much caramel
10 yo Ardbeg Islay 2013/10/26 £42 97 Peat bomb
Corryvreckan Ardbeg Islay 2012/12/13 £73 96.5 Ardbeg in a nutshell
Heavily Peated MacPhail's Collection Bunnahabhain Islay 2012/12/13 £31
Peaty Tang Tomintoul Speyside 2012/12/13 £31 94 Formerly a base blend for White & Mackay
Peated Connemara Irish 2012/12/13 £34 88
12 yo Elijah Craig Bourbon 2012/12/13 £35 79
Original Jameson Irish 2013/02/07 £21 95
12 yo Auchentoshan Lowland 2013/02/07 £30 85
12 yo Longmorn Speyside 2013/02/07 £42 A Gordon and MacPhail bottling
12 yo Glendronach Speyside 2013/02/07 £36 92
12 yo Old Pulteney Highland 2013/02/07 £26 85
14 yo Arran Island 2013/02/07 £39 89.5
12 yo Bowmore Islay 2013/02/07 £31 92
Cask Strength Ileach Islay 2013/02/07 £39
10 yo Tobermory Island 2014/09/04 £32 73.5
10 yo Glenmorangie Highland 2014/09/04 £30 94
17 yo Old Pulteney Highland 2014/09/04 £55 95
12 yo Hibiki Japanese 2014/09/04 £46 89
Allardice 18 yo Glendronach Speyside 2014/09/04 £54 83.5 Very sherried
Auriverdes Ardbeg Islay 2014/09/04 £80 One-off whisky now sold out
Fusion Amrut Indian 2014/09/04 £48 97
Ale cask finish Grant's Blend 2013/09/04 £18 88.5 Polarising in our blind taste test
Doublewood 12 yo Balvenie Speyside 2013/09/04 £32 80.5 Very accessible and well liked in the club
Sauternes finish Arran Highland 2013/09/04 £38 86 Aged in a sweet Bordeaux cast
Port finish Arran Island 2013/09/04 £37 85.5
228 Burgundy finish Tullibardine Highland 2013/09/04 £39
Arumaticus rum finished 12 yo BenRiach Speyside 2013/09/04 £32 91 Was limited to 1,240 bottles
Origin Jura Island 2014/11/21 £25 Super cheap at Tesco's
10 yo Springbank Campbeltown 2014/11/21 £35 89
Finest Ballentine’s Blend 2014/11/21 £43 96
Carribean Cask Balvenie Speyside 2014/11/21 £42 88 Rum casked!
Pedro Ximenez Cask Finish 1997 Lagavulin Islay 2014/11/21 £64 88
Reserve Woodford Bourbon 2015/01/16 £25
Madeira finish Penderyn Welsh 2015/01/16 £36
Tyrconnel Irish 2015/01/16 £28
Hibiki 17 Suntory Japanese 2015/01/16 £75 Hibiki is a brand of Suntory
Chapter 16 English whisky co English 2015/01/16 £50
Classic Glen Moray Speyside 2015/02/20 £21
21 yo Glenlivet Speyside 2015/02/20 £93
Red Johnnie Walker Blend 2015/02/20 £18
Blue Johnnie Walker Blend 2015/02/20 £185 Massively overpriced at the Cambridge Wine Merchants (£60 cheaper online)
Peaty Ileach Islay 2015/01/16 £23
Uigeadail Ardbeg Islay 2015/01/16 £50
10 yo Ardbeg Islay 2015/07/04 £37 Included mini or Uigeadail
12 yo Bowmore Islay 2015/07/04 £26 Included water jug
15 yo Glenfiddich Speyside 2015/07/04 £30
12 yo Glendronach Highland 2015/07/04 £29
12 yo Highland Park Island 2015/07/04 £26
Cask Islay Dewar Rattray Islay 2015/07/04 £26 Secret Islay blended with other whisky
Northern Harvest Rye Crown Royal Canadian 2017/02/03 C$35 97.5 Jim Murray whisky of the year 2016
Montana Spring Wheat Whiskey Roughstock American 2017/02/03 £45 85.5
Distiller's Select Woodford Reserve Bourbon 2017/02/03 £30 91
Single Grain Teeling Irish 2017/02/03 £37 94 Mostly corn
Straight Triticale Dry Fly American 2017/02/03 £49 86 Triticale is a hybrid of wheat and rye
10 yo Aberlour Speyside 2017/02/03 £25 87.5