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A new range of Glenmorangie ”private expressions”. The Glenmorangie Sonnalta PX will be the first release in this series.

Haig Gold Label (40%, OB, 1940’s)

Glenfarclas 105 (60%, OB 2007) – 86/100

Bowmore 1995 13y (56,4%, SMOS 2008, sherry butt n°419, 627 btl.) – 91/100

Laphroaig Cairdeas (55%, OB 2008, 3600 btl.) – 84/100

With the current rate of the British Pound, I decided to place an order at The Whisky Exchange, which has a huge choice of current as well as older bottlings. Not to forget their excellent range of Single Malts of Scotland releases.

Dailuaine ‘Adieu Lina’ 1973 35y (47,6%, Daily Dram 2008, 150 btl.) – 88/100

A few months ago, Bruichladdich released a private batch of its Octomore at 80 ppm phenols. After that, the public batch of Bruichladdich Octomore was the heaviest peated whisky in the world at 131 ppm. A liquid ash tray.   Ardbeg Supernova Yesterday, Ardbeg announced to launch its own peat monster: Ardbeg Supernova at “over […]

Advent Calendar 2008 by Magnus Fagerström

Canto Cask 36 (54,3%, Compass Box for Bresser & Timmer, 2007, 257 btl.) – 85/100
Blend of Clynelish, Dailuaine and Teaninich.

The Black Grouse (40%, OB) – 75/100

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  • SK: And just to prove a point, all of the bottles are still available in places where they usually run out. Lets see how many will be still available whe
  • SK: 2 years ago I tried the Caol Ila 1982 from Archives. What a fantastic whisky. Since then I always try to stock these Caol Ila from the 80s. Sadly no
  • WhiskyNotes: The real problem is that Caol Ila isn't selling (mature) casks to independent bottlers any more, from what I've heard, so chances are low we'll see mo

Coming up

  • Inchgower 1975 (Maltbarn)
  • Octomore 6.3 258ppm
  • Peated Irish 1991 (Eiling Lim)
  • Ardbeg 1974 for Christmas
  • Spirit of Freedom 30 Years
  • Elements of Islay Cl7
  • Benromach 5 Year Old

1680 notes by Ruben

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