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Archive for December 2008

Buffalo Trace (45%, OB) – 84/100

Caol Ila 1975 20y (61,18%, RM 1996) – 90/100

Macallan Fine Oak ‘Whisky Maker’s Selection’’ (42,8%, OB) – 83/100

Glen Moray 1967 25y (43%, OB 1993, 395 btl.) – 88/100

Port Ellen 23y 1983 (46%, DL McG Provenance 2007, refill butts #3402-3403) – 86/100

Caol Ila 12y (43%, OB) – 83/100
Caol Ila 18y (43%, OB) – 83/100

House of Peers 25y 1955 (40%, Douglas Agency Glasgow, 1980’s) – 91/100

Clynelish 12y (57%, G&M 1980’s – Ainslie & Heilbron) – 93/100

Banff 25y 1980 (56,5%, DT Rarest of the Rare 2006, cask #2908) – 84/100

Teaninich 23y 1972 (64,95%, RM 1996) – 90/100

Craigduff 32y 1973 (49,4%, SV 2005, cask #2513, sherry butt, 566 fl.) – 86/100

The Balvenie 30y ‘Thirty’ (47,3%, OB 2004) – 87/100

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  • MARS: On this point I can only agree, even the badest karuizawa is higly wanted and really expensive. ;-) Personaly I have nothing against the fact that the
  • WhiskyNotes: I'm not counting new releases - the producer can basically ask any price you want regardless of the real value. That leaves us with a couple of 1972's
  • MARS: The last 35 years old cost 1400€, the 1972's rare malt are at 4000/5000€(minimum minimorum) at auction and the 1972/40 years old release of last y

Coming up

  • Mortlach 1995 'Stem Ginger Preserve' (Wemyss)
  • Dalmore Valour
  • Aberlour a'bunadh Batch #50
  • Glendronach 8yo (Whiskymanufaktur)
  • Yamazaki 12 Year Old
  • Tomatin 1997 (Liquid Library)

1751 notes by Ruben

WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.