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Bruichladdich 20 yo 1991 (50%, Liquid Treasures ‘Seabirds’ 2011, bourbon hogshead) – 84/100

Port Ellen 29 yo 1982 (58,5%, Whisky-Doris 2011, bourbon hogshead #18, 212 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 33 yo 1977 (45,7%, OB for Asta Morris Belgium 2011, refill bourbon cask #9119, 175 btl.) – 92/100

Linkwood 24 yo 1987 (54,6%, Liquid Sun 2011, bourbon hogshead, peated, 329 btl.) – 76/100

Longmorn 36 yo 1975 (50,6%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 163 btl.) – 88/100

Glenfiddich 19 yo ‘Age of Discovery’ (40%, OB 2011, Madeira finish) – 85/100

Ben Nevis 14 yo 1992 (46%, OB 2007, sherry cask #2623, 815 btl.) – 87/100

Whisky bar: The Glengarry (Gent, Belgium)

Bunnahabhain 31 yo 1980 (46,3%, Whisky-Doris 2011, bourbon hogshead #13, 177 btl.) – 89/100

GlenDronach 40 yo 1971 (48,5%, OB 2011, PX sherry puncheon #1436, 583 btl.) – 83/100

Isle of Jura 23 yo 1988 (52,9%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 201 btl.) – 91/100

Dailuaine 35 yo 1976 (50,5%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 148 btl.) – 87/100

Ardbeg 20 yo 1991 (48,4%, Malts of Scotland for Hotel Bero 2011, sherry hogshead #MoS 11003, 240 btl.) – 91/100

Lindores Whisky Fest 2011

Glen Scotia 27 yo 1966 (51,5%, Signatory Vintage 1994, cask #1271-1272, 480 btl.) – 88/100

Imperial 21 yo 1990 (52,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 233 btl.) – 88/100

Glenrothes 41 yo 1970 (47,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 197 btl.) – 90/100

Bowmore 17 yo 1994 (48,8%, Signatory Vintage for The Nectar Belgium 2011, hogshead #570, 227 btl.) – 82/100

Banff 24 yo 1976 (55,8%, Signatory Vintage 2001, cask #2251, 284 btl.) – 90/100

Longmorn 23 yo 1969 (61,2%, G&M Cask series 1993, cask #3721 & 5297 btl.) – 94/100

Malt Whisky Yearbook 2012 (ed. Ingvar Ronde)

Bunnahabhain 38 yo 1973 (50,2%, Malts of Scotland 2011, sherry butt #3463, 216 btl.) – 80/100

BenRiach 20 yo (43%, OB 2008) – 87/100

Clynelish 31 yo 1972 (57,8%, SMWS 2004, 26.33) – 92/100

Caperdonich 17 yo 1994 (53,3%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #625, 232 btl.) – 83/100

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Coming up

  • Littlemill 1992 (Whisky Mercenary)
  • Glen Grant 1992 (Old Particular)
  • Auchentoshan 15yo (Kintra)
  • Lagavulin 1997 Distillers Edition
  • Johnnie Walker 18yo Platinum Label
  • Ben Nevis 1997 (Maltbarn)
  • Karuizawa 45 Year Old (cask #2925)
  • Glengoyne 1999 (Palo Cortado)

1501 notes by Ruben

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