Single malt whisky - tasting notes

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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  • Taco: I'm about finished with a bottle of this and am still amazed at how good it is. It's much more subtle than the popular sherry finished whiskers, but
  • Tony: I guess they are not planning on selling much to the likes of us. "Premiumisation" gone mad...
  • Johan Andersson: I'm in Campbeltown right now for the Springbank Open Day on Thursday. This review is really spot on. I really love Longrow and especially the 18 it be

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  • Tomatin 1997 (Liquid Library)
  • Springbank Vintage 2001
  • Mortlach Rare Old

1789 notes by Ruben

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