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World Whisky Awards 2010

Karuizawa 32 yo 1976 Noh (63%, OB 2009, sherry butt #6719, 486 btl.) – 92/100

Glenfarclas 42 yo 1966 ‘Exotic Dusky Maiden’ (44,4%, SMWS 2008, 1.146, 76 btl.) – 92/100

Glen Albyn 33 yo 1974 (58,9%, Clydesdale 2008, cask #0016/1601, 248 btl.) – 90/100

Clydesdale – independent whisky bottler

Glen Grant 35 yo 1974 (55,2%, Duncan Taylor 2009 for The Nectar, cask #16582, 168 btl.) – 86/100

Springbank 18y (46%, OB 2010) – 84/100

Redbreast 15 Years old – 2005 edition (85/100) and 2009 edition (81/100)

Brora 30yo (55,7%, OB 2007, 6th Edition, 2958 btl.) – 94/100

Craigellachie 25 yo 1984 (53,7%, The Whisky Agency Daily Dram 2009, Flowers series, 256 btl.) – 91/100

Tomatin 1980 (47,4%, OB 2008, cask #994, 172 btl.) – 89/100

BenRiach 23 yo 1984 (54,2%, OB 2008, cask #194, 214 btl.) – 87/100

Glenrothes 1994 (43%, OB 2008) – 82/100

Penderyn Sherrywood (46%, OB 2008, June 08 sample) – 80/100

Penderyn ‘Madeira finish’ (46%, OB 2008) – 72/100

Macduff 25 yo 1984 (54,9%, Thosop 2009, Bourbon cask, 120 btl.) – 86/100

Glann ar Mor ‘Kornog Taouarc’h Eilvet’ (46%, OB 2009, second release) – 80/100

Connemara 10 yo 1999 (60,3%, OB 2010, Whisky Festival Gent, 222 btl.) – 85/100

Whiskyfestival Gent 2010 – summary and tasting report

Glen Garioch 20 yo 1988 ‘Old Grandad Whisky’ (53,4%, SMWS 2009, 19.44, 251 btl.) – 81/100

Will the next Ardbeg be called Ardbeg Rollercoaster?

Arran 1998 (56,5%, OB 2008, bourbon cask #700, 223 btl.) – 84/100

Goldlys 1994 ‘Single cask Limousin’ (55%, OB 2009, 440 btl.) – 77/100

New website for The BenRiach

Glen Grant 36 yo 1972 (56,3%, Duncan Taylor 2009 for The Whisky Fair, sherry cask, 209 btl.) – 92/100

GlenDronach 37 yo 1972 (53,3%, OB 2009 for LMdW, oloroso cask #705, 399 btl.) – 89/100

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Coming up

  • Benriach 1991 (MoS for QV.ID)
  • Craigellachie 17 Year Old
  • Glen Scotia 1992 (The Whiskyman)
  • Lagavulin 12yo (2014 release)
  • Balblair 2000 single casks
  • Ardmore Legacy
  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
  • Clynelish 21yo 1992 (Cadenhead)
  • Ledaig 2005 (Maltbarn)
  • Aberlour 8yo (cube, small cork)

1639 notes by Ruben

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