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Archive for August 2010

Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1967 (40,5%, The Whisky Agency Private Stock 2010, sherry hogshead, 139 btl.) – 92/100

Caperdonich 27 yo 1968 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 2004) – 87/100

Lindores Whisky Fest 2010

BenRiach single casks 2010

Undisclosed Speyside distillery 30 yo (40%, Master of Malt 2009, 3rd edition) – 85/100

Glenury Royal 36 yo 1968 (51,2%, OB 2005, 2100 btl.) – 91/100

Ledaig 4 yo 2005 (62,7%, Berry Bros & Rudd 2010, sherry butt #900008) – 86/100

Ledaig 8 yo 2001 (61%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 83/100

Amrut ‘Double Cask’ (46%, OB 2010, cask #2874 + 2273, 306 btl.) – 91/100

Mortlach 12 yo 1998 (59,1%, Gordon & MacPhail Exclusive for Whisky Shop Dufftown 2010, cask #14438) – 83/100

Arran 14 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 85/100

Glenfarclas 41 yo 1968 (49,7%, OB 2010 for Thosop, cask #702 & 5240, 318 btl.) – 93/100

Glenturret 18 yo 1990 (46%, Chieftain’s Choice 2009, cask #91781, 312 btl.) – 69/100

Glencraig 34 yo 1974 (50,5%, SMWS 2008, 104.9, 204 btl.) – 86/100

Brora 28 yo 1981 (57,4%, Douglas Laing Old & Rare Platinum 2009, 93 bottles) – 91/100

GlenDronach ‘cask in a van’ tour – 21/09 – 25/09/2010

Georgia Moon (40%) – 30/100

Bunnahabhain 18 yo (51,4%, OB for Feis Ile 2010, PX cask, 384 btl.) – 81/100

Strathisla 49 yo 1960 (53,2%, Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Fair 2010, Book of Kells) – 92/100

Oban 1992/2006 – Distiller’s Edition (43%, OB 2006, ref. OD 155.FR) – 83/100

Cragganmore 18 yo 1978 (60,1%, G&M CASK 1996, cask #4959) – 83/100

Glenfarclas 41 yo 1968 (OB 2010 for Thosop, cask #702 & 5240)

Banff 34 yo 1966 (45,8%, Douglas Laing Old Malt Cask 2000, 408 btl.) – 84/100

Cragganmore 17 yo 1992 (46%, Signatory Un-chillfiltered 2009, cask #1476-1477, 620 btl.) – 81/100

Speyside 33 yo 1976 (53%, Thosop 2010, cask #1420) – 86/100

Bruichladdich Waves (46%, OB 2008) – 80/100

Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey (47%, OB 2010) – 87/100

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  • Benromach 1976 vintage
  • Jura 1972 SMWS 31.4
  • Balblair 2002
  • Jura Origin
  • Kavalan Solist sherry (for LMdW)

1574 notes by Ruben

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