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Port Charlotte 11 yo 2001 (57,5%, Malts of Scotland 2013, rioja hogshead, MoS 13027, 358 btl.) – 88/100

Talisker Port Ruighe (45,8%, OB 2013) – 79/100

Knockando 12 yo 1967 (43%, J&B for Dateo Import Italy 1979) – 80/100

Longmorn 36 yo 1976 (53,7%, Malts of Scotland 2013, bourbon hogshead, MoS 13029, 143 btl.) – 91/100

Glengoyne 12 yo (43%, OB 2012) – 82/100

Balvenie ‘Tun 1858’ (50,4%, OB 2012, batch #1, Taiwan) – 90/100

The Times They Are a-Changin’. Part of the whisky community seems ready for palliative care.

Glen Grant 21 yo 1992 (48,4%, The Whiskyman for Vinothek Massen 2013, ex-bourbon cask, 118 btl.) – 87/100

Ben Nevis 16 yo 1996 (53%, TheWhiskyCask 2012, hogshead) – 80/100

Ardmore 23 yo 1977 (58,1%, Signatory Vintage 2000, cask #1183, 306 btl.) – 86/100

Plantation 3 stars (41,2%, OB +/- 2012, rum)

Sullivan’s Cove ‘French Oak’ (47,5%, OB +/- 2012, HH436) – 85/100

Auchroisk 22 yo 1990 (49,8%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, sherry cask) – 80/100

Karuizawa 28 yo 1983 ‘Noh’ (57,2%, No.1 Drinks 2012, sherry butt #7576, 571 btl.) – 93/100

Craigellachie 1975 SMWS 44.5Craigellachie 20 yo 1975 (55,4%, SMWS 1994, 44.5) – 88/100

BenRiach 34 yo 1976 (42,1%, OB for Shinanoya Japan 2011, cask #3029, 139 btl.) – 93/100

Strathisla 1963 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail 2009) – 90/100

Laphroaig 12 yo 2000 (51,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2013, refill sherry hogshead, 291 btl.) – 85/100

Bunnahabhain 40 yo 1973 (50,6%, Archives ‘Fishes of Samoa’ 2013, butt #3463, 156 btl.) – 92/100

Tomatin 24 yo 1988 (48,7%, Eifelboys & Vinothek Massen 2013, first fill bourbon cask, 70 btl.) – 87/100

Glenrothes 8 yo (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, mid 1970’s) – 71/100

Tormore 29 yo 1984 (51%, Archives ‘The Fishes of Samoa’ 2013, barrel #3669, 90 btl.) – 88/100

Braeval 21 yo 1991 (53,1%, Brachadair 2013, bourbon barrel #95120, 230 btl.) – 87/100

Dalmore (49,1%, Asta Morris for The Bonding Dram & Huis Crombé 2013, ref. AM005) – 81/100

Tomintoul 45 yo 1968 (47,8%, Chester Whisky Co. 2012, bourbon hogshead, 165 btl.) – 88/100

Glenfarclas 58 yo 1953 (47,2%, OB for Wealth Solutions 2012, first fill sherry butt #1674, 400 btl.) – 93/100

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