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Karuizawa 42 yo 1970 (64,3%, Number One Drinks 2012, sherry butt #6177, 326 btl.) – 92/100

anCnoc ‘Peter Arkle #2” (46%, OB 2012, bourbon + sherry casks) – 80/100

Springbank batch #1 (54,6%, That Boutique-y Whisky Company 2012, 274 btl., 50 cl) – 87/100

Karuizawa 42 yo 1969 (61,3%, Number One Drinks 2012, bourbon cask #8183) – 90/100

Littlemill 24 yo 1988 (52,9%, Liquid Sun 2012, refill bourbon hogshead, 326 btl.) – 87/100

Bowmore 11 yo 2001 (50,6%, The Whiskyman 2013, bourbon cask, 240 btl.) – 88/100

Glenglassaugh 39 yo 1972 (57,5%, OB for Germany 2012, refill butt #2896, 516 btl.) – 93/100

Caperdonich 1992 Liquid SunCaperdonich 20 yo 1992 (51,9%, Liquid Sun 2012, refill hogshead, 303 btl.) – 85/100

Bowmore 13 yo 1997 (60,3%, MacBeatha 2010, 4th Edition, 315 btl.) – 86/100

Nikka Miyagikyo 15 yo (45%, OB 2011) – 84/100

Whisky bar: Oishii Hasselt (Belgium)

Highland Park 14 yo 1997 (51,9%, Creative Whisky ‘Exclusive Casks’ 2012, PX sherry finish, cask #6255, 90 btl.) – 83/100

Laphroaig 14yo 1998 (53,8%, Archives 2012, bourbon hogshead #5619, 156 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 36 yo 1976 (49,6%, OB for The Whisky Agency 2012, sherry hogshead #963, 132 btl.) – 91/100

Bunnahabhain 35 yo 1976 (48,8%, The Whisky Mercenary 2012, 80 btl.) – 90/100

Arran 12 yo 1999 (54,8%, Single Cask Nation 2011, cask #6, Pinot Noir finish, 277 btl.) – 83/100

Best whiskies of 2012

Karuizawa 21 yo 1991 ‘The School of Malt – lesson III’ (63,7%, No.1 Drinks 2012, sherry butt #9091, selected by Dave Broom) – 87/100

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Coming up

  • Auchentoshan 15yo (Kintra)
  • Lagavulin 1997 Distillers Edition
  • Ben Nevis 1997 (Maltbarn)
  • Tomatin 1978 (Cadenhead / Nectar)
  • Aultmore 2007 (Daily Dram)
  • Karuizawa 45 Year Old (cask #2925)
  • Glengoyne 1999 (Palo Cortado)

1506 notes by Ruben

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