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Tamdhu 33 yo 1980 (55,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Private Stock’ 2013, bourbon hogshead) – 87/100

Banff 36 yo 1976 (49,8%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, bourbon hogshead, 192 btl.) – 90/100

Glen Scotia 16 yo (46%, OB 2013) – 81/100

Strathmill 37 yo 1976 (47%, The Whisky Agency ‘Stamps’ 2013, refill hogshead, 216 btl.) – 82/100

Caperdonich 35 yo 1977 (50,2%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry butt, 384 btl.) – 88/100

Bowmore 15 yo 1998 (52,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Stamps’ 2013, refill butt, 719 btl.) – 87/100

Littlemill 23 yo 1990 (52,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Stamps’ 2013, refill hogshead, 332 btl.) – 89/100

Miltonduff 7 yo 2005 (46%, Douglas Laing McGibbon’s Provenance 2012, sherry butt, ref. 9239) – 84/100

Lagavulin 30 yo 1976 (52,6%, OB 2006, 2340 btl.) – 92/100

Bunnahabhain 22 yo 1990 (52%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, sherry cask) – 79/100

Balvenie 12 yo Single Barrel (47,8%, OB 2013, first fill bourbon cask #12742) – 82/100

Cutty Sark Storm & Appletiser – whisky cocktail

The Macallan Ruby (43%, OB 2013, 1824 series, sherry casks) – 84/100

Glenlivet 16 yo Nàdurra (54,3%, OB 2012, batch 0512T) – 86/100

Isle of Jura 22 yo 1988 (46%, Mo Òr 2010, bourbon hogshead #756, 352 btl.) – 90/100

Bowmore 18 yo 1995 (54,9%, Whisky-Fässle for Malt Monkey 2013, sherry cask) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 25 yo (46,3%, OB +/- 2013) – 84/100

Teeling 21 yo 1999 ‘Silver Reserve’ (46%, OB 2013, 5.000 btl.) – 90/100

Arran 16 years (46%, OB 2013, 9000 btl.) – 86/100

Strathmill 22 yo 1991 (50,3%, Asta Morris 2013, ref. AM025, 239 btl.) – 91/100

Caperdonich 17 yo 1995 (52,3%, Tasting Fellows 2012, refill sherry hogshead #95073, 136 btl.) – 83/100

Port Ellen 16 yo 1969 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs’ Choice +/- 1985) – 92/100

Tullibardine Sovereign (43%, OB 2013) – 79/100

Aberlour 12 yo 2000 (50%, Douglas Laing ‘Old Malt Cask’ 2013, refill hogshead, ref. 9340, 312 btl.) – 86/100

Tamdhu 10 yo (40%, OB 2013) – 82/100

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