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Blue Hanger ‘6th limited release’ (45,6%, Berry Bros. & Rudd 2012, 2223 btl.) – 81/100

Forty Creek Port Wood ReserveForty Creek Port Wood Reserve (45%, OB 2012, 6600 btl.) – 82/100

Bowmore 17 yo 1996 (52,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Faces’ 2013, refill bourbon hogshead, 307 btl.) – 91/100

Three Ships 10 yo (43%, OB 2012) – 77/100

Glenfarclas 12 yo 2000 (55,8%, Whisky-Doris 2012, sherry butt, 278 btl.) – 86/100

Mortlach 16 yo 1997 (51%, Liquid Treasures & The Whisky Agency2013, bourbon hogshead, 176 btl.) – 83/100

Littlemill 24 yo 1988 (50,3%, The Whisky Agency ‘Faces’ 2013, refill bourbon hogshead, 309 btl.) – 89/100

Braeval 21 yo 1991 (47,7%, The Whisky Mercenary 2013) – 88/100

Danfield’s Limited Edition 21 yo (40%, OB +/- 2013) – 84/100

GlenDronach ‘Cask Strength’ (55,2%, OB 2013, batch #2) – 88/100

Teaninich 40 yo 1973 (42%, The Whisky Agency ‘Faces’ 2013, refill sherry hogshead, 213 btl.) – 89/100

Five missing samples: Ben Wyvis, Glen Flagler, Inverleven, Kininvie, Kinclaith

Teaninich 39 yo 1973 (41,8%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead, MoS 13011, 198 btl.) – 89/100

Miltonduff 30 yo 1982 (50,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Faces’ 2013, refill bourbon hogshead, 269 btl.) – 84/100

Glencadam 39 yo 1973 (44,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2013, bourbon hogshead, 221 btl.) – 89/100

White & Mackay 19 yo ‘Old Luxury’ (40%, OB 2013) – 80/100

Brora 19 yo 1982 (50%, Silver Seal 2001, sherry cask, First bottling, 240 btl.) – 90/100

Alberta Premium Dark Horse (45%, OB) – 86/100

Bowmore 15 yo 1998 (55,2%, Chester Whisky 2012, refill bourbon hogshead, 242 btl.) – 87/100

Bunnahabhain 22 yo 1990 (50,4%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, sherry butt) – 88/100

Highland Park 15 yo ‘Loki’ (48,7%, OB 2013, 21.000 btl.) – 89/100

Dalmore ‘Tweed Dram’ (40%, OB 2012, Rivers Collection, Season 2012) – 75/100

Lot No. 40 (43%, 2012 Edition) – 75/100

Isle of Jura 1976 JWWW Gentle NosesIsle of Jura 35 yo 1976 (51,3%, Jack Wiebers Whisky World 2012, bourbon cask #60006, 120 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 23 yo 1989 (44,1%, Whiskysite.nl 2013, bourbon barrel, 155 btl.) – 87/100

Talisker ‘Storm’ (45,8%, OB 2013) – 80/100

Cooley 13 yo 1999 (51,4%, The Whisky Mercenary 2013) – 89/100

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