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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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  • Jorn: I agree, the first expressions tend to go up in value the most, - ofcourse -, but do you really think the Bowmore DC 2 will sink below 150,00 euro? N
  • WhiskyNotes: I tend to disagree. I would just wait for n°III and make sure you inform your favourite retailer that you want one beforehand. Buying a hyped product
  • Jorn: It's worth 150 allright, but mainly from a collector's point of view. That's where the market is. Like precious little stamps (Nothing wrong with that

Coming up

  • Tomatin 1988 (Malts of Scotland)
  • Aberfeldy 12 Year Old
  • GlenDronach 1994 PX cask #3397
  • GlenDronach 1994 PX cask #326
  • GlenDronach 1993 Oloroso cask #494
  • Blair Athol 2002 (Hepburn's Choice)
  • Fettercairn Fior
  • Bowmore Laimrig 15yo
  • Ben Nevis 2002 (Port cask #334)

1601 notes by Ruben

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