My Kosher Single Malt Scotch Whisky List - No Stam Yeinam Influence

The PDF below contains a list of Scotch Single Malt Whiskies that contain no Stam Yeinam (any sherry, wine, brandy etc) influence.
 
It is provided as a guide for those who wish to avoid any doubt whatsoever and drink only those whiskies matured in ex-Bourbon, New Virgin or other non-wine based casks (such as rum).
 
For those who enjoy their whisky "Sherry bombs", they certainly have a few important poskim to rely on. However, there are an increasing amount of poskim today who would advise you to avoid any whiskies where the distillery states on the bottle that the product has been matured in casks previously having contained sherry, wine or the like.
 
I take the position that there are, Baruch Hashem, so many wonderful single malts out there to drink with no yayin stam influence, (as my list proves), I personally feel very comfortable being machmir and staying clear of even a hint of any possible halachic problem.

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Update Notes:
11/08/2017
Added:
Bowmore Dorus Mor 10 Years (Tempest in UK) KLBD Certified
Bowmore No.1 First Fill Bourbon,  Now KLBD Certified
Glenrothes Bourbon Cask Reserve (Previously Alba), Now KLBD Certified
10/08/2017
Added:
Balvenie Peat Week 14 (2002 Vintage)
Bruichladdich Octomore 8.1 (8 Years Old) 167 PPM
Inchmurrin (Loch Lomond) 18 Year Old (Blue Bottle Discontinued 2015)
Inchmurrin (Loch Lomond) 18 Year Old

04/08/2017
Removed:
The Glenlivet 12
The Glenlivet 15

30/07/2017
Added:
Isle of Arran 2000 Bourbon Cask TWE Exclusive
Benromach Peat Smoke 2007 Bottled 2016 (62 PPM)
Glenmorangie 1991 Missouri Oak (11 YO)
Laphroaig 30 Year old 1985  (Bottled 2016)
Pittyvaich (Closed) 1989 25 Year Old, Bottled 2015
Tomatn 15 Year Old (New Bottling) 46% abv
Tullibardine 20 Year Old 43% abv


26/07/2017
Added:
Deanston 14 Year Old Organic
Glendullan 12 Year Old - Flora and Fauna
Glencadam 13 Year Old "The Reawakening"
Inchgower 14 Year Old Flora and Fauna
Linkwood 12 Year Old Flora & Fauna

25/06/2017
Added:
Bunnahabhain American Oak Fèis Ìle festival 2017
Glenmorangie Tùsail (Private Edition)
Kilkerran (Glengyle) 8 Year Old Cask Strength
Laphroaig Cairdeas 2017 Cask Strength Quarter Cask
Tomatin 15 Year Old (Travel Retail) 46% abv
Tomatin Fire Edition


15/06/2017
Added:
Ardbeg 1998 Very Young (2004) 6 YO
Balblair "05" (2005) Bottled 2016 11 YO
BenRiach 1983 30 Year Old Single Cask #296 Batch 10
Benromach 2008 Cask #392 RMW Exclusive
Bowmore No.1 First Fill Bourbon
Bruichladdich 1989 Full Strength (13 YO)
Edradour 2006 Bourbon Cask 10 YO #2 (Cask Strength)


Updated visited distilleries column.


07/06/2017
Added:
Glen Scotia 16 YO (New Branding)
Glen Scotia 25 Year Old (New Branding)
Loch Lomond 12 Year Old
Inchmurrin (Loch Lomond) 12 Year Old
Inchmurrin (Loch Lomond) 15 Year Old
Inchmoan (Loch Lomond) 12 Year Old (Peated)
Inchmoan (Loch Lomond) Vintage 1992 (Peated)

25/05/2017
Added:
BenRiach 1999 13 YO Virgin Oak Finish
Bowmore Vault Edition First Release Atlantic Sea Salt
Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2009
Bruichladdich The Laddie Classic Edition_01
Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley
Bruichladdich 1992 17 YO Micro Provenance #1607/#1907
Kilchoman 100% Islay 7th Edition
Scapa Glansa

30/04/2017
Added:

Ardbeg Kelpie
Balblair 1997 Vintage
Balblair 1990 Single Cask #1466
Balblair 1990 (bottled 2008) Exclusive Travel Retail
BenRiach Bernie Moss (Peated)
BenRiach 1994 19 YO Peated Cask #286
Bowmore Mashman's Selection 1999 14 Year Old
Bruichladdich 2002 (13 Year Old ) TWE Exclusive
Bruichladdich 1970 Valinch 30 Year Old Cask #5079
Bruichladdich 1970 Valinch 30 Year Old Cask #5081
Caol Ila 8 Year Old (Unpeated)
Glen Moray 18 Year Old (Heritage)
Kilchoman Saligo Bay (5 YO)
Kilchoman 2006 10 YO TWE Exclusive
Laphroaig 20 Year Old Double Cask
Springbank 11 Year Old Local Barley
Springbank ODD Fresh Rum Cask #1999 12 377
Talisker 1985 27 Year Old Bot.2013
Tomatin 1984 Cask #6207
Tullibardine Sovereign Bourbon Cask
Tullibardine 20 Year Old
Tullibardine 2004 The Murray (Bot.2016)

22/12/2016

Removed almost all standard BenRiach expressions as I established that they contain around 20% Ex-Sherry cask maturation. The amount varies per batch but it is too complicated to point out which batched are below 10% by checking product dates.

Removed Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Heavy Peated as I have established that the latest batches contain around 15% or more Ex-Sherry maturation.

Added or modified information
Ailsa Bay now has Manchester Beis Din certification.
BenRiach 1997 19 YO Boubon Natural Cask
Edradour Boubon Cask 10 YO Natural Cask Strength
Glenfiddich IPA Experiment has Manchester Beis Din certification.
The Glenlivet Nadurra First Fill Selection Batch FFxxxx

01/11/2016

Added or modified data
anCnoc 35 YO Second Release
Arran Smugglers' Series Vo.2 The High Seas
Balvenie 1990 Aged 26 Years #7359  (Part of Chapter 2)
BenRiach Authenticus 25 Year Old
BenRiach (Various single cask expressions)
Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2007 Rockside Farm
Kilchoman Original Cask Strength Quarter Cask 2010
Tomintoul Tlàth

04/08/2016

Added
BenRiach 16 Year Old New Mauve Label 43% (New Bottling)
BenRiach Dunder Aged 18 Years Limited Edition 46%
BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year Old Peated 55 PPM 46% (New Bottling)
BenRiach Cask Strength Batch 1 57.2%
Benromach Peat Smoke 2006 Bottled 2016 (10 YO)
Kininvie 1990 The First Drops 25 YO
Knockando 12 Year Old Season 2000 Bourbon Cask 43%
Lagavulin 8 Year Old 200th anniversary 48%


22/06/2016

Added:
New Glen Grant Re-Branded Range
The Major's Reserve New 2016 Branding
10 Year Old New 2016 Branding
12 Year Old
12 Year Old NCF
18 Year Old
Benriach 16 Year Old 43%
Scapa Jutland Memorial 16 Year Old


Note: There are a few OK certified whiskies on the market but I am still waiting for their response to know what critea they use to issue certification.

04/04/2016
Added:
Aultmore 12 Year Old
Glen Scotia 15 Year Old (Special Israel Production bottling with Hebrew Label and Cert ChsmSofer PtachTikva)
Lagavulin 8 Year Old
Loch Lomond Original (Special Israel Production bottling with Hebrew Label and Cert ChsmSofer PtachTikva)

20/03/2016
Added:
A few distillery Only bottlings

Added by request, references to whiskies different to distillery name to make it easier to lookup.
Example: Old Ballantruan See Tomintoul

Made some General Corrections

23/02/2016
Added:
Ailsa Bay "Ailsa Bay" (Peated 50 PPM)
anCnoc Tushkar (Peated 15 PPM)
anCnoc Peatlands (Peated 9 PPM)
anCnoc Black Hill Reserve
Bruichladdich Octomore 7.4 (7 YO, 167 PPM)
Dalwhinnie 1989 25 YO Special Release 2015
Old Pulteney Flotilla 2005

Modified:
Glen Scotia 15. Added **
Clynelish 1997 11 YO Manager's Choice Cask #4341 listed twice.

21/01/2016
Added:
Balblair "05" 2005
Caol Ila 17 Year Old Unpeated 1997 (Spec Rel. 2015)
Cardhu Special Cask Reserve
Deanston Toasted Oak Limited Edition
Deanston 18 Year Old Bourbon Cask Finish
Glenglassaugh 41 Year Old 1974 Rum Barrel Finish
Glenglassaugh 41 Year Old 1973 (Cask 761)
Laphroaig Cairdeas 200th Anniversary Edition (2015)
Talisker Neist Point
The Glenlivet 18 YO Inverblye Single Cask Edition #30777
The Glenlivet Minmore Single Cask #22378 18 YO

Removed:
Cragganmore 12 Year Old. (Too many sites stating Ex-Sherry)

13/01/2016
Added:
Glen Scotia 15 YO
Benriach. Various Ex-Bourbon Expressions.
Removed:
Speyburn 10 YO. New expressions state Sherry on Internet Page.

25/11/2015
Added:
Octomore 6.3 (5 Years Old)
1982 (32 YO) Cask #750 Bottled 2014
21 YO (200th An) Friends Of Laphroaig
Glenrothes Bourbon Cask Reserve (Renamed from Alba)

05/11/2015
Made a few minor updates/corrections here and there.

04/11/2015
Added:
Isle of Arran "The Bothy"
Speyburn Arranta Casks
 
03/11/2015
Removed:
Bruichladdich 16 YO "The Sixteen" (See blog post)
 
Added:
Caol Ila FEIS ILE 2014 Limited Edition 12 YO
Laphroaig 15 YO 200th Ann Edition
Bruichladdich Octomore 7.1

08/10/2015
Removed:
The Glenlivet 15 Year Old French Oak Reserve
Speyside 12 Year Old
See my Blog Post "When New does nt mean New" on why.

07/10/2015
Added "Added Date" to keep record of new additions.
Added 3 new whiskies:
The Glenlivet Nadurra Peated, Ancnoc Rascan and Glenfiddich 14 Ex-Bourbon.

06/10/2015
(BTW: Last version I mistakenly wrote October instead of September.)
Added 16 more whiskies after checking against The Whisky Book 2014 Published by DK London.

09/09/2015
Added a new release: Bunnahabhain Ceobanach Matured in Ex-Bourbon Casks.
 


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