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Archive for September 2009

Glenfarclas 1968 (51,6%, OB 2009, Family cask for Luc Timmermans, cask #699, Lindores 5th Anniversary, 35 btl.) – 93/100

Arran 8yo ‘Pomerol finish’ (50%, OB 2009, bordeaux wine cask, 9420 btl.) – 65/100

Bowmore 10yo Tempest (56,3%, OB 2009, 12.000 btl.) – 89/100

Kilchoman 3 years old ‘Inaugural release’ (46%, OB 2009, sherry finish, 8.450 btl.) – 75/100

Dalwhinnie 15yo (43%, OB 2007) – 84/100

Head-to-head comparison between Ardbeg Corryvreckan, Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist and Ardbeg Supernova.

Ardbeg Corryvreckan (57,1%, OB 2009) – 88/100

Imperial 19yo 1990 (53,9%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2009, cask #450) – 87/100

Museo del Whisky (San Sebastián, Spain)

Caperdonich 36yo 1972 (47,8%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2009, cask #7449, 158 btl.) – 91/100

Laphroaig 13yo 1996 (46%, Single Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #1983, 280 btl.) – 85/100

Royal Lochnagar 19yo 1990 (54,6%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2009, cask #356, 259 btl.) – 88/100

Macallan 19yo 1990 (50,1%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2009, cask #8099, 266 btl.) – 81/100

Glenrothes 39 yo 1970 (47,9%, Duncan Taylor for The Nectar 2009, cask #10567, 127 btl.) – 91/100

Glengoyne 11yo 1998 (54,5%, Malts of Scotland 2009, sherry hogshead #1130, 292 btl.) – 89/100

Lochside 28yo 1981 (56,1%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2009, refill sherry hogshead #803, 205 btl.) – 89/100

Bunnahabhain 11yo 1997 (55,3%, Malts of Scotland 2009, sherry hogshead #3172, 279 btl.) – 86/100

Macallan ‘Speymalt’ 1970 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2009, sherry butt #8326, 530 btl.) – 91/100

Glentauchers 3yo 2006 (46%, Carn Mor 2009, 921 btl.) – 72/100

A couple of weeks ago, The Scottish Liqueur Centre launched Càrn Mòr, a series of 24 different vintages, one for each year between 1983 and 2006. They’re all from a different distillery and bottled in 20cl bottles.  I like the idea of smaller bottles, because I’m more of a taster than a drinker and most […]

Yamazaki 15y 1982 (45%, OB 1997, Sherry Wood) – 85/100

There’s a new Daily Dram bottling and it promises to be a very good one. Synch Elli is the anagram for Clynelish. It’s a 1982 vintage, matured for 27 years. The price is around € 100. You may already know this whisky, because it’s actually the same cask as the Clynelish that The Perfect Dram […]

BenRiach 33yo 1976 (47,4%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2009, hogshead cask #3558, 162 btl.) – 93/100

BenRiach 33yo 1976 (46,2%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2009, hogshead cask #3550, 103 btl.) – 92/100

Arran Peacock 12yo 1996 (46%, OB 2009, 6000 btl.) – 85/100

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Coming up

  • Inchgower 1975 (Maltbarn)
  • Octomore 6.3 258ppm
  • Peated Irish 1991 (Eiling Lim)
  • Ardbeg 1974 for Christmas
  • Spirit of Freedom 30 Years
  • Arran #3 (TBWC)
  • Auchentoshan 1990 (Archives)
  • Ben Nevis 1996 (Whisky Mercenary)
  • Elements of Islay Cl7
  • Benromach 5 Year Old

1681 notes by Ruben

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