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12 Jul 2009

Summer break… but still publishing

Posted by: Ruben Luyten In: * News

I will be on vacation until the end of this month. No worries, I have prepared a bunch of reviews that will be automatically published while I’m away:

Summer break… but still publishing Ruben Luyten 2009-07-12
  • http://scotchhobbyist.com Jeff Hershauer

    Nice lineup. Did you get the Paps collection via whiskysamples, or do you actually own the collection?

    Have a great vacation!

  • http://www.visionR.be Ruben

    Hi Jeff. Well, Jura isn’t on my list of favourite drams. Neither are wine finishes… so yes, they were samples. If I bought the collection, I don’t think I would open them so soon anyway.

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  • Duty: My last 30-yo Caol Ila Single Cask was purchased at £55 about 5 years ago. The Bladnoch Forum CI 30 was 55 + the 25-yo was £45 as I recall.
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