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27 Jan 2010

Malt Maniacs Awards 2009

Tasting notes by Ruben Luyten - Posted in * News

Malt Maniacs Awards It has been a while since the Malt Maniacs Awards 2009 were announced, so it’s time we investigate the bottlings that won this year’s awards.

These releases won a Gold Award:

Some of them have already been reviewed here but I’ll fill in the missing pieces in the next couple of days. This promises to be a week with high scores!

Malt Maniacs Awards 2009 Ruben Luyten 2010-01-27

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