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Fary Lochan (48%, OB 2013, batch #1, cask #2010-02, 03 and 04, 555 miniatures) – 75/100

Glengoyne 12 yo 2001 (46%, Sansibar 2013, sherry cask, 216 btl.) – 85/100

Fettercairn 16 yo 1995 (59,9%, Signatory Vintage 2011, bourbon barrels #405+406, 368 btl.) – 69/100

Edradour 2003 (57,4%, OB 2013, first fill bourbon cask, Ibisco decanter 4th release) – 80/100

Coleburn 1972 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 1993, old map label) – 80/100

Dailuaine 21 yo 1992 (53,3%, The Whisky Mercenary 2013) – 88/100

Big Peat ‘Christmas Edition’ 2013 (54,9%, Douglas Laing 2013) – 84/100

Karuizawa 31 yo 1980 (56,4%, OB 2011, sherry butt #6568) – 78/100

Cameronbridge 23 yo 1990 (59,2%, Hunter Laing ‘The Sovereign’ 2013, ref. 9860) – 80/100

Caol Ila 33 yo 1979 (52,7%, Maltbarn 2013, ex-bourbon cask, 55 btl.) – 91/100

Balmenach 27 yo 1973 (46%, OB 2000, 2150 btl.) – 88/100

Teeling Whiskey (46%, OB 2013) – 79/100

Littlemill 18 yo 1975 (55,8%, Signatory Vintage 1993, cask #2144, 225 btl.) – 80/100

Bulleit Bourbon 10 yo (45,6%, OB 2013, Kentucky straight bourbon) – 82/100

GlenDronach 10 yo 2002 (52,8%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2013, Pedro Ximénez puncheon #710, 665 btl.) – 88/100

Port Charlotte 11 yo 2002 (54,7%, Maltbarn 2013, sherry cask, 78 btl.) – 89/100

GlenDronach 20 yo 1993 (53,6%, OB for The Whisky Agency 2013, oloroso sherry butt #4, 664 btl.) – 91/100

Malt Whisky Yearbook 2014 – Ingvar Ronde

Ardbeg 31 yo 1974 (51,8%, OB 2006, bourbon cask #5666, 168 btl.) – 94/100

Bowmore 25 yo 1987 (50,2%, Douglas Laing Old Particular 2013, refill hogshead, 234 btl.) – 72/100

Old Ballantruan 10 yo (50%, OB 2012) – 82/100

Tomintoul 40 yo 1972 (48,5%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon cask, 47 btl.) – 89/100

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1681 notes by Ruben

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