85,0 point

Hos Jim Murray betyder 85,0 point "Very good to excellent whiskies definately worth buying"

Hos Michael Jackson betyder 85,0 point "Markant og exceptionelt"

Verdens 2 førende whiskyskribenter har begge givet point på en skala fra 0-100. Desværre ikke den samme skala. Nedenstående tabel er en sammenskrivning af deres skalaer.

Jim MurrayPointMichael Jackson
Nothing short of absolutely diabolical0-49,5(ikke kommenteret)
50-50,5Savner balance og/eller karakter. Var måske ikke tiltænkt aftapning som single malt.
Nasty and well worth avoiding51-59,5
60-64,5Behagelig, men ikke exceptionel malt
Very unimpressive indeed65-69,5
Usually drinkable but don't expect the earth to move70-74,5Værd at prøve
Average and usually pleasant though sometimes flawed75-79,5Absolut værd at prøve
Good whisky worth trying80-84,5Markant og exceptionelt
Very good to excellent whiskies definately worth buying85-89,5
Brilliant90-93,5De helt store single malts
Superstar whiskies that give us all a reason to live94-97,5
Better than anything I've ever tasted98-100

Flasker der har fået 85,0 point af Jim Murray eller Michael Jackson

MurrayJacksonDestilleri navnFlaske navnAlderAlk.Aftapper
85,079,0AuchentoshanAuchentostan selectukendt40,0
76,085,0AuchentoshanAuchentostan - Three Woodukendt43,0
85,0Caol IlaCaol Ila Cask Strengthukendt55,0
85,0Islay Mistukendt40,0
85,0Glann ar Mor (Celtic Whisky Co)Glann Ar Mor346,0
85,0KilchomanKilchoman Autumn 2009 Release346,0
85,0MacAllanThe MacAllan 10 Cask Strength1058,4
97,085,0ArdbegArdbeg Ten1046,0
85,0BalvenieThe Balvenie Founders Reserve1040,0
85,0AuchentoshanAuchentoshan 1212 
85,079,0PulteneyOld Pulteney 121240,0
85,0BalvenieThe Balvenie Single Barrel1550,4
85,0BenRiachBenriach 16 - Sauternes Wood Finish1646,0
85,0Caol IlaCaol Ila 20 (150 års jubilæumsudgave)2057,9
85,0Port EllenPort Ellen 22, Rare Malts2260,5
85,077,0AberfeldyAberfeldy 252540,0
85,0ArdbegArdbeg "Lord of the Isles"cirka 2546,0
85,0LinkwoodLinkwood 1981 - 26 year old - Port Finish2656,9
85,0GlendronachBlackadder Raw Cask Glendronach 28 Years Old2848,6Blackadder
85,087,0GlenfarclasGlenfarclas 303043,0