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Springbank 34 yo 1969 (56,7%, Signatory Vintage Rare Reserve 2003, refill butt #266, 494 btl.) – 81/100

Port Ellen 26 yo 1983 (54,6%, Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare 2010, cask #674, 282 btl.) – 93/100

Glenfiddich Private Vintage 34 yo 1973 (46,6%, OB for LMdW 2007, hogshead #28563, 209 btl.) – 89/100

Dalmore 14 yo 1996 (55,5%, Master of Malt 2011) – 78/100

Kilchoman 3 yo ‘Inaugural 100% Islay’ (50%, OB 2011) – 82/100

Teaninich 28 yo 1982 (50,5%, Liquid Sun 2011, bourbon hogshead, 114 btl.) – 85/100

Holiday season

Ardbeg 18 yo 1975 (43%, Signatory Vintage 1993, cask #2464-67) – 81/100

Glenlivet 15 yo 1954 (45,7%, OB for Baretto Import Milano) – 89/100

Diageo Special Releases 2011

Rosebank 19 yo 1991 (46%, Single Malts of Scotland 2011 cask #311, 285 btl.) – 87/100

Longmorn 14 yo 1996 (46%, A.D. Rattray 2011, bourbon cask #97630, 304 btl.) – 86/100

GlenDronach 8 yo 2002 (55%, OB for Cask in a Van III 2011, PX sherry butt #2009, 660 btl.) – 86/100

Black Bull ‘Special Reserve No. 1’ (46,6%, Duncan Taylor 2011, 978 btl.) – 86/100

Port Askaig ‘Harbour’ 19 yo (45,8%, Specialty Drinks 2011) – 86/100

Cragganmore 20 yo 1991 (54,2%, Master of Malt 2011, refill hogshead, 274 btl.) – 86/100

Tomatin Decades (46%, OB 2011, 9000 btl.) – 89/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1976 (53,6%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, bourbon hogshead, 187 btl.) – 94/100

Mortlach 35 yo 1936 (43%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice for Pinerolo Import 1972, 75 cl) – 95/100

Glenfarclas 43 yo 1968 (47,5%, OB Family Cask ‘selected by Luc Timmermans’, Manzanilla cask #697, 133 btl.) – 93/100

Laphroaig 10 yo (91,4 US Proof, OB 1968, 4/5 quart, Imported by The Carlton Company) – 94/100

Tamdhu 21 yo 1990 (48,1%, Liquid Sun 2011, sherry butt, 312 btl.) – 86/100

Glen Scotia 19 yo 1992 (59,6%, A.D. Rattray 2011, sherry butt #2 (part), 359 btl.) – 82/100

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Coming up

  • Images of Ayrshire (Malts of Scotland)
  • Ardbeg 1972 (Douglas Laing OMC)
  • Jura 1972 SMWS 31.4
  • Balblair 2002
  • Kavalan Solist sherry (for LMdW)
  • Tullibardine 1980 (Malts of Scotland)
  • Ardbeg 1998 (Malts of Scotland)

1577 notes by Ruben

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