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Glenfarclas 44 yo 1968 ‘My Tribute’ (54,4%, OB Family Cask for Luc Timmermans, cask #5241, 175 btl.) – 93/100

Speyside region 41 yo 1969 (54,3%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 195 btl.) – 90/100

Glenfarclas 175th Anniversary ‘Chairman’s Reserve’ (46%, OB 2011, 1296 btl.) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 27 yo 1970 (56,8%, SMWS 1998, 1.83, 169 btl.) – 89/100

Glenfarclas 1971 (57,1%, OB Family Cask VII 2007, sherry butt #140, 459 btl.) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 1980 (50,1%, OB Family Cask I 2007, refill sherry butt #1942, 681 btl.) – 89/100

Glenfarclas verticale: 1980 to 1953

Kavalan Solist ‘Vinho Barrique’ (59,2%, OB 2012, W080225015) – 88/100

Glenburgie 1966 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail 2012) – 90/100

Glen Spey 1978 Daily DramGlen Spey 35 yo 1978 (52,1%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams for Drankenshop Broekmans 2013)
Glenfarclas 25 yo Quarter Casks (42,4%, OB 2012, 905 btl.)
Nikka Yoichi 1989 (60%, OB 2012, hogshead #206497)
Glenglassaugh 32 yo 1979 (43%, Signatory Vintage 2012, hogshead #1543, 255 btl.)
Nikka Taketsuru 25 yo (43%, OB 2012, ref. 10B30B)

Karuizawa 31 yo 1981 (66,3%, OB for The Nectar 2013, sherry butt #4333, 94 btl.) – 91/100

Glenburgie 20 yo 1992 (55,6%, Tasting Fellows 2012, bourbon barrel #4894, 179 btl.) – 87/100

Karuizawa 28 yo 1984 (59,3%, N°1 Drinks for LMdW 2012, sherry butt #7975, 445 btl.) – 91/100

Bunnahabhain 21 yo 1991 (48,6%, TheWhiskyCask 2013, bourbon cask) – 88/100

Strathisla 1937 (70 proof, Gordon & MacPhail, 26 2/3 fl. Oz, 1970’s) – 91/100

Glen Moray 17 yo 1995 (46%, Càrn Mòr ‘Strictly Limited’ 2012, two hogsheads, 670 btl.) – 71/100

Balblair 10 yo (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, late 1980’s) – 84/100

Longrow 11 yo 2001 ‘Rundlets & Kilderkins’ (51,7%, OB 2013, 9000 btl.) – 86/100

Bowmore 11 yo 2001 (53,6%, Maltbarn 2012, sherry butt, 175 btl.) – 89/100

Braeval 18 yo 1994 (49,7%, Liquid Library 2013, ex-bourbon barrel) – 88/100

Inverleven 1979 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, +/- 1990) – 76/100

Karuizawa 12 yo 2000 (64,3%, OB for LMdW 2013, sherry butt #166) – 85/100

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  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
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  • Aberlour 8yo (cube, small cork)
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1638 notes by Ruben

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