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Archive for January 2010

Bunnahabhain 35 yo 1974 (56,6%, Adelphi 2009, sherry cask #4780, 200 btl.) – 91/100

Nikka Yoichi 1991 (58%, OB 2009 for La Maison du Whisky, single cask #129374) – 92/100

Hakushu 20 yo 1989 (62%, OB 2009 for The Whisky Exchange, sherry butt #9O 50021) – 90/100

Tasting notes for all of the Gold Award winners of the Malt Maniacs Awards 2009.

Kilchoman 3yo 2006 ‘Autumn 2009 release’ (46%, OB 2009, 10.000 btl.) – 79/100

Kornog ‘Taouarc’h Kentan’ (57,1%, OB 2008, first release) – 84/100

Longmorn 1990/2005 (46%, Berry Bros. 2005, cask #30111 & 30112) – 91/100

Whisky festival Gent – contest winners

Bruichladdich Links 14y ‘The Old Course, St. Andrews – 17th hole’ (46%, OB 2003, 1st release) – 84/100

Battle of the stunners, Gent 19/01/2010

Jameson 12 yo ‘Special Reserve’ (40%, OB 2009) – 77/100

Remember that you can still win free tickets for the upcoming Whisky Festival in Gent. You can also grab one of the samples of the Connemara 10yo 1999 festival bottling. The contest ends January 20.

Undisclosed Speyside distillery 30 yo (40%, Master of Malt 2008, 2nd edition) – 90/100

Bowmore 26 yo 1982 (53,4%, Master of Malt 2009, 195 btl.) – 82/100

Tamnavulin 16 yo (55%, Master of Malt 2008) – 81/100

Arran 12 yo (40%, Master of Malt 2008) – 86/100

Tomatin 19 yo 1989 (57,6%, Master of Malt 2008) – 86/100

Master of Malt – online whisky retailer with independent whisky bottlings

Win free tickets for the Whisky Festival Gent (6-7 February 2010) or a sample of this year’s festival bottling (a peated Connemara)

Tyrconnell 1992 Ambassador’s Choice (51%, OB 2009 for Belgium) – 84/100

International Malt Whisky Festival Gent (Belgium) – 6 & 7 February 2010 – ICC building Gent

Lagavulin 12yo Special release (57,1%, OB 2006) – 88/100

Glenmorangie Signet (46%, OB 2008) – 86/100

Glenfiddich 18 yo ‘Ancient Reserve’ (43%, OB, late 1980’s, black decanter) – 84/100

2010 – A new whisky year, with an overview of the 2009 highlights

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Coming up

  • NOG! gin #1 (Asta Morris)
  • Tomatin 1978 (Cadenhead / Nectar)
  • The Nameless One (Whisky Mercenary)
  • Auchentoshan 15yo (Kintra)
  • Ben Nevis 1997 (Maltbarn)
  • Aultmore 2007 (Daily Dram)
  • Karuizawa 45 Year Old (cask #2925)
  • Glengoyne 1999 (Palo Cortado)

1508 notes by Ruben

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