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[3 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 1,336 views]
Malt Maniacs Awards 2012 – Results are announced

This year’s MMA are upon us , like they are every year. I am not a huge fan of awards, but the MMA are conducted blind, and by members of a non profit organization not affiliated with any whisky company, so i tend to appreciate their awards more than others.
this year’s Big winners are:
Ultra Premium Category (whiskies have a typical …

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[1 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 1,331 views]
Malt Maniacs Awards 2011 – Results are announced

December 1st and the Malt Maniac awards are upon us again. This year, a lot of new judges have been added and top three maniacs (being Johannes, Serve, and  Davin) did not take part in the voting.
Not very surprising, the Gold Medalists are all very old, expensive whiskies , most of us will never have a chance to sample, let …

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[1 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,030 views]
Malt Maniacs Awards 2010 are here!!!

Every year The Malt Maniacs release their MM awards. The awards are maybe the best non-interest ranking you can find. Each judge (11 in number, world wide)  gets to sample around 260 samples, blind and then the scores are all presented along with an average.
This year’s ‘winner’ is : Glendronach 38yo 1972/2010 (49.5%, OB, Oloroso Sherry butt, C#700, Taiwan, 241 …