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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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  • Basidium: I am partial to the Glencairn Crystal Canadian Whisky Glass as it is closer to what I am used to in a standard whiskey tumbler. It still narrows the t
  • Raphael: One similar to Bugatti, with bigger hips, would be the Eisch Jeunesse Malt-Whisky Glass. Quite elegant and not the cheapest one. Winner of the Whisky
  • WhiskyNotes: A Bugatti with bigger hips sounds very promising! Keep me posted, Bram.

Coming up

  • BenRiach 35 Year Old
  • Dailuaine 1997 (Bonding Dram)
  • Clynelish 'distillery only'
  • Bunnahabhain 1980 (Eiling Lim)
  • Balmenach 2001 (Liquid Treasures)

1817 notes by Ruben

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