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Sullivan’s Cove Double Cask (40%, OB 2010) – 76/100

Glenrothes 33 yo 1972 (56,6%, Signatory Vintage 2006, sherry butt #12368, 549 btl.) – 85/100

Diageo Special releases 2010

Lady Luck (46%, Compass Box 2009, 754 btl.) – 86/100

Ardbeg Supernova (60,1%, OB 2010) – 85/100

Bruichladdich 2004 Islay barley (57,5%, OB for Feis Ile 2010, fresh sherry butt, 1060 btl.) – 76/100

Glen Grant 30 yo 1979 (52,5%, Douglas Laing 2009, 60th Anniversary bottling, brandy butt – sherry finish, 282 btl.) – 77/100

Linkwood 36 yo 1973 (49,7%, The Whisky Exchange 10th Anniversary 2009, bourbon cask) – 92/100

Rosebank 1981 (43%, Daily Dram 2006) – 89/100

Banff 26 yo 1978 (46%, Chieftain’s 2004, sherry cask #3771, 462 btl.) – 84/100

Dalmore Mackenzie 1992 (46%, OB 2010, port finish, 3000 btl.) – 85/100

Ardbeg 10 yo 2000 “Lord Robertson” (53%, OB 2010, Committee release, cask #1217, 202 btl.) – 86/100

Monkey Shoulder (40%, OB 2008) – 74/100

Caperdonich 39 yo 1969 (42,2%, Duncan Taylor Lonach 2008) – 84/100

Epris 10 yo 1999 (46%, Renegade 2009, Chateau Lafite finish, 1380 btl.)

Balvenie 14 yo ‘Cuban Selection’ (43%, OB 2009) – 83/100

Caol Ila 10 yo 1999 (61,9%, OB 2010, Feis Ile, sherry cask #305646) – 89/100

Littlemill 20 yo 1990 (53,9%, Malts of Scotland ‘Clubs’ 2010 for Fulldram, cask #736, 183 btl.) – 90/100

Bowmore 25 yo (53,1%, OB 2010, Feis Ile, 100 btl.) – 68/100

Karuizawa 27 yo 1982 (56,1%, OB 2009 for The Whisky Exchange 10th Anniversary, sherry cask #2748) – 90/100

Berry’s Speyside Reserve (46%, Berry Bros & Rudd 2009) – 81/100

Bunnahabhain 17 yo 1992 (54,4%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask #1419, 603 btl.) – 83/100

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Duchy Royal Deeside (0,0%, OB 2010, still water)

Garnheath 40 yo 1969 (51,6%, Douglas Laing OGC 2009, 154 btl.) – 87/100

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