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Glen Keith 21 yo 1991 (51,9%, Whisky-Doris 2012, bourbon hogshead, 264 btl.) – 88/100

Longmorn 21 yo 1992 (54,2%, Malts of Scotland 2013, bourbon hogshead, MoS 13014, 224 btl.) – 83/100

Springbank 21 yo (43%, OB 1970s, pear shape bottle, silver label) – 87/100

Highland Park 10 yo (40%, OB 2013, 35 cl.) – 82/100

Glenburgie 23 yo 1989 (54,8%, Chester Whisky & Liqueur Co. 2012, bourbon barrel, 212 btl.) – 86/100

Kilchoman ‘Loch Gorm’ 2007 (46%, OB 2013, first release, 10.000 btl.) – 85/100

Auchentoshan 21 yo 1991 (52,3%, Malts of Scotland 2013, bourbon barrel, MoS 13016, 165 btl.) – 87/100

Imperial 17 yo 1995 (53,0%, Whisky-Doris 2012, bourbon hogshead #50357, 132 btl.) – 87/100

Dailuaine 15 yo 1998 (51,2%, Whiskysite.nl 2013, bourbon hogshead #3394, 209 btl.) – 87/100

Croftengea 9 yo 1996 (45%, OB 2005, sherry finished hogshead #283, 380 btl.) – 84/100

Mortlach 17 yo 1995 (50,2%, Asta Morris for Fulldram 2013, AM 022, 314 btl.) – 87/100

Ardmore 22 yo 1991 (53,8%, Malts of Scotland 2013, rum barrel, MoS 13018, 234 btl.) – 89/100

North British 51 yo 1962 (41,5%, Malts of Scotland 2013, bourbon hogshead, MoS 13017, 85 btl.) – 89/100

Bunnahabhain 25 yo 1969 (53,3%, Signatory Vintage 1995, sherry cask #2025, 140 btl.) – 89/100

Bowmore 14 yo 1991 (59,6%, Scotch Single Malt Circle 2005, cask #575) – 87/100

Nikka Miyagikyo 9 yo 2002 (62%, OB 2012, refill butt #101127, 517 btl.) – 88/100

Balcones True Blue ‘100 Proof’ (50%, OB 2012) – 82/100

Arran batch #1 (49,1%, That Boutique-y Whisky Company 2013, 211 btl., 50 cl) – 85/100

Talisker 2001 ‘Distillers Edition’ (45,8%, OB 2012, Amoroso sherry finish) – 87/100

Glen Grant 20 yo 1992 (50,4%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, bourbon hogshead) – 88/100

Ben Nevis 26 yo 1968 (54,6%, OB 1994, 213 btl.) – 87/100

Tomatin 36 yo 1976 (50,7%, Maltbarn 2012, sherry butt, 102 btl.) – 90/100

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  • Gal(WhiskyIsrael): Just tasted this one. WOW. i am very very impressed Ruben. Amazing BFYB for 40 euro. this feels much older and so complex. WOW again. dang!
  • bakerman: I will look for the cheaper unpeated Caol Ila as I am interested to compare it with the younger versions released earlier (8 and 12 years). I will als
  • WhiskyNotes: It may be just a detail, but I said "a relatively modest price increase", not a modest price! It's true that the price is heavy, especially because I

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