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GlenDronach Octarine (46%, OB 2010) – 81/100

Laphroaig 11 yo 1998 (59,6%, The Whisky Agency 2010, Liquid Library, ex-bourbon) – 85/100

Bunnahabhain Cruach Mhona (50%, OB 2010, travel retail, 100cl) – 75/100

Greenore 18 yo (46%, OB 2011, 4000 btl.) – 81/100

Highland Park 12 yo 1998 Saint Magnus (55%, OB 2010, 12.000 btl.) – 80/100

Highland Park 24 yo 1986 (51,8%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 89/100

Jefferson’s Reserve (45,1%, OB 2010) – 80/100

The Ten – La Maison du Whisky

Old Pulteney 17 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 86/100

Old Pulteney WK209 ‘Good Hope’ (46%, OB 2010, travel retail, 100cl) – 77/100

Lagavulin Lg1 (56,8%, Specialty Drinks 2009, 50 cl) – 88/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (44%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 92/100

Glen Grant 36 yo 1973 (46,2%, Kintra 2010, refill sherry cask 6591, 24 btl.) – 88/100

Bowmore 10 yo 2000 (52%, Kintra 2010, cask SC003, 60 btl.) – 82/100

Ardbeg Alligator: a new, heavily toasted Ardbeg expression

Macduff 25 yo 1984 (55%, Kintra 2009, cask CM143, 60 btl.) – 86/100

Caol Ila 25 yo (51%, Kintra 2010, bourbon hogshead, cask #5395) – 88/100

Kintra Single Cask Collection – Erik Molenaar

Glen Elgin 35 yo 1968 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 2004) – 87/100

Connemara Sherry finish (40%, OB 2009, 10.000 btl.) – 84/100

Springbank CV (46%, OB 2010) – 75/100

Caol Ila 27 yo 1982 (62,4%, The Whisky Agency 2009, Perfect Dram II, bourbon hogshead, 108 btl.) – 90/100

Balblair 2000 (43%, OB 2010) – 81/100

Cocktails at Nine, Antwerpen (Belgium)

Laphroaig 10 yo Cask Strength (58,3%, OB 2010, Batch #002) – 87/100

Linlithgow 26 yo 1982 (61,2%, Signatory Vintage 2009, wine treated cask #2200, 225 btl.) – 86/100

Happy new year 2011

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  • Ardbeg 1972 (Douglas Laing OMC)
  • Jura 1972 SMWS 31.4
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  • Tullibardine 1980 (Malts of Scotland)
  • Ardbeg 1998 (Malts of Scotland)

1578 notes by Ruben

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