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15 Oct 2009

Ten days of… Diageo releases 2009

Posted by: Ruben Luyten In: * News

Diageo special releases 2009 whisky

Isn’t that a lovely sight? It’s the full range of this year’s Diageo Special Releases, which includes a few very interesting bottles. There are two groups. First, the usual stuff that we’re looking forward to every year:

Apart from these ‘regular’ releases, 2009 is a special year because it also presents three bottles of distilleries that are very scarce on the market.

Ten days of… Diageo releases 2009 Ruben Luyten 2009-10-15
  • James Boyd

    looking to buy port ellen 9th release from you if possible

  • http://www.whiskynotes.be Ruben

    Sorry if that isn’t clear, but I’m not a shop. Have a look at some German shops or La Maison du Whisky. They have stock.

  • Jelle

    Hey Ruben,

    I’ve just discovered your website. Great taste notes!! I’m looking forward to the taste notes of the Diago releases 2009 (just got my sample set of whiskysamples.eu). I taste about 3 samples each week and always look for taste notes to compare. I will visit your site from time tot time to check your notes.

    Slainte,

    Jelle

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