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Speyside Region 41 yo 1969 (55,1%, Whisky-Fässle 2011, Bourbon hogshead #2671) – 89/100

Allt-A-Bhaine 18 yo 1992 (56,1%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #6, 273 btl.) – 79/100

Tamdhu 20 yo 1990 (49,8%, Malts of Scotland 2011, sherry butt #8119, 209 btl.) – 86/100

Tamdhu 21 yo 1989 (50%, Liquid Treasures 2011, sherry butt) – 86/100

Bunnahabhain 45 yo 1965 (40%, The Whisky Agency ‘Private Stock’ 2010, refill hogshead, 195 btl.) – 85/100

Strathisla 40 yo 1970 (59,6%, Malts of Scotland 2011, sherry hogshead, 109 btl.) – 90/100

Glenrothes 41 yo 1968 (43%, Duncan Taylor 2010, cask #9974, 139 btl.) – 89/100

Glenrothes 42 yo 1968 (45,2%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #13509, 108 btl.) – 87/100

North Port 24 yo 1980 (58%, Scott’s Selection 2004) – 70/100

Glen Elgin 35 yo 1975 (46,1%, Whisky-Fässle 2010, bourbon cask) – 88/100

Glen Keith 40 yo 1970 (49,1%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #6042, 163 btl.) – 93/100

Glen Grant 40 yo 1959 / 1999 (48,9%, Whisky Club of Austria 2007, sherry cask, 22 btl.) – 93/100

Karuizawa 19 yo 1991 (60,8%, OB 1991, sherry butt #3206) – 86/100

Strathisla 48 yo 1963 (51,8%, Gordon & MacPhail for The Whisky Fair, Book of Kells, first fill sherry butt #576) – 93/100

Inchgower 28 yo 1982 (56,6%, Whisky-Doris 2010, bourbon hogshead #6971, 192 btl.) – 90/100

So it’s all true. The Whisky Fair in Germany is probably the best whisky festival out there. Full stop. It’s even bigger than I expected, and the number of both newly launched bottles and legendary old stuff is impressive. The best thing is that I hardly saw standard supermarket whisky, this is a place where […]

Whisky Fair Limburg 2011

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (52,5%, Whisky Agency ‘Still Lifes II’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 107 btl.) – 88/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (50,8%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2011) – 91/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (48,8%, Whisky-Fässle 2010, bourbon hogshead #2943) – 91/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1975 (40,5%, Nectar of the Daily Drams for Germany, bourbon hogshead) – 87/100

Banff 34 yo 1975 (44,1%, A.D. Rattray 2010, bourbon cask #3354, 250 btl.) – 91/100

North British 48 yo 1962 (47,9%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 146 btl.) – 88/100

Greenore 10 yo (52,9%, OB 2011 for Belgium, cask #87, 394 btl.) – 83/100

Caperdonich 38 yo 1972 (53,6%, Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare 2011, cask #7460, 160 btl.) – 93/100

Ledaig 9 yo 2001 (50,5%, Whisky-Doris 2011, sherry butt, 212 btl.) – 87/100

Caol Ila 21 yo 1984 (58,5%, Dewar Rattray for The Nectar 2006, bourbon cask #6266, 251 btl.) – 91/100

Caol Ila 10 yo 2000 (46%, A.D. Rattray 2011, bourbon cask #309530, 322 btl.) – 85/100

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