Single malt whisky - tasting notes

Archive for October 2009

Glen Garioch ‘Glaring Echo’ 18yo 1991 (46%, Daily Dram 2009) – 85/100

Glenrothes 1998 (43%, OB 2009) – 84/100

Glenglassaugh 1984 (54,7%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #186, 213 btl.) – 85/100

Benrinnes 21yo 1988 (46,3%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #888, 175 btl.) – 80/100

Caol Ila 10yo ‘unpeated style’ (65,8%, OB 2009) – 85/100

Mannochmore 18 yo 1990 (54,9%, OB 2009, 2604 btl.) – 90/100

Port Ellen 9th release 30yo 1979 (57,7%, OB 2009, 5916 btl.) – 92/100

Talisker 30yo (53,1%, OB 2009, 3000 btl.) – 92/100

Talisker 25yo (54,8%, OB 2009, 5862 btl.) – 88/100

Brora 30yo (53,2%, OB 2009, 8th Edition, 2652 btl.) – 90/100

Lagavulin 12yo Special Release (57,9%, OB 2009, 9th release) – 86/100

Diageo releases 2009

Strathclyde 27yo 1980 (58,2%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2007, cask #1496) – 58/100

Balmenach 31yo 1975 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail 2007) – 89/100

Glenrothes 39yo 1969 (42,7%, Duncan Taylor Lonach 2008) – 92/100

Clynelish 27 yo 1982 (53,9%, Whisky Agency 2009, 240 btl.) – 90/100

Clynelish ‘Synch Elli’ 27yo 1982 (46%, Daily Dram 2009) – 89/100

Glenmorangie Sonnalta PX (46%, OB 2009) – 89/100

Speyside 15yo 1993 (61,7%, Malts of Scotland 2009, sherry cask #636, 180 btl.) – 79/100

Tomatin 43yo 1965 (48,2%, Whisky-Doris 2009, cask #20950, 194 btl.) – 88/100

GlenDronach 13yo 1996 (59,4%, OB 2009, oloroso butt #193, 399 btl.) – 83/100

Aberlour 14yo 1995 (46%, Duncan Taylor NC2 2009) – 80/100

Categories

Calendar

October 2009
M T W T F S S
« Sep   Nov »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

  • Gal(WhiskyIsrael): Just tasted this one. WOW. i am very very impressed Ruben. Amazing BFYB for 40 euro. this feels much older and so complex. WOW again. dang!
  • bakerman: I will look for the cheaper unpeated Caol Ila as I am interested to compare it with the younger versions released earlier (8 and 12 years). I will als
  • WhiskyNotes: It may be just a detail, but I said "a relatively modest price increase", not a modest price! It's true that the price is heavy, especially because I

Coming up

  • GlenDronach 1990 (PX cask #2970)
  • Highland Journey
  • GlenDronach 1993 Oloroso cask #494
  • Glen Elgin 1985 (Maltbarn)
  • Fettercairn Fior
  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
  • Ben Nevis 2002 (Port cask #334)
  • Tomatin Cuatro series

1614 notes by Ruben

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