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La Maison du Whisky – Karuizawa 1981 #2634

Inchgower 29 yo 1982 (53,9%, Master of Malt 2011, refill hogshead, 190 btl.) – 87/100

“1836” 1970 (53,5%, Malts of Scotland ‘Angel’s Choice’ 2011, sherry cask MoS 11025, 55 btl., 35 cl.) – 91/100

Ardmore 20 yo 1992 ‘Peat fighting man’ (49,9%, The Whiskyman 2012, 146 btl.) – 90/100

Bruichladdich Br2 (49,3%, Elements of Islay 2011, 50 cl) – 83/100

Glenburgie 11 yo 1998 (43%, Dun Bheagan 2010, cask #4980 + 4983, 642 btl.) – 86/100

Strathmill 37 yo 1974 (44,5%, Archives 2011, bourbon hogshead #1231, 180 btl.) – 90/100

Longrow 18 years (46%, OB 2011, 2280 btl.) – 90/100

Caol Ila 30 yo 1981 (59,2%, Malts of Scotland 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, MoS #11009, 117 btl.) – 90/100

Tormore 16 yo 1995 (53,4%, Whisky-Doris 2011, bourbon hogshead #20213, 132 btl., In memoriam Horst Manthée) – 85/100

Longmorn 46 yo 1965 (51,8%, Gordon & MacPhail for Limburg 2011, Book of Kells, first fill sherry butt #370) – 93/100

Glen Moray 36 yo 1973 (53,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2010, joint bottling with Three Rivers Tokyo, bourbon hogshead, 301 btl.) – 90/100

Fulldram tasting – Class of 89

Talisker 10 years old (45,8%, OB 2011) – 81/100

Tomatin 34yo 1976 (49,5%, Whisky-Doris 2011, dark sherry hogshead #9, 139 btl.) – 91/100

Lagavulin 16 yo (43%, OB 2007) – 89/100

Littlemill 22 yo 1989 (48,3%, Archives 2011, refill sherry hogshead #RTN-11-238, 120 btl.) – 91/100

Tomintoul 39 yo 1972 (45,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 116 btl.) – 88/100

Port Ellen 28 yo 1983 (55,5%, Old Bothwell 2011, cask #230, 179 btl.) – 92/100

Old Pulteney 12 yo (40%, OB 2010) – 78/100

Longmorn 43 yo 1967 (52,6%, G&M for Japan Import System 2010, Book of Kells, refill sherry butt #753, 393 btl.) – 92/100

Longmorn 42 yo 1967 (53,1%, G&M for Japan Import System 2009, Book of Kells, refill sherry hogshead #3342, 162 btl.) – 92/100

Caol Ila 19yo 1992 (50,5%, The Whisky Agency ‘Moody Lions’ 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 207 btl.) – 88/100

Tomatin 35 yo 1976 (51,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Moody Lions’ 2011, refill sherry, 313 btl.) – 89/100

Clynelish 22 yo 1989 (50,9%, The Whisky Agency ‘Moody Lions’ 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 267 btl.) – 91/100

Happy 2012

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