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Bunnahabhain 25 yo 1987 (49,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2013, Fino hogshead, 255 btl.) – 87/100

Clynelish 17 yo 1996 (53,3%, The Whiskyman ‘Age Matters’ 2013) – 85/100

Benrinnes 15 yo 1998 (47,9%, Sansibar 2013, sherry cask, 233 btl.) – 85/100

Gouden Carolus (46%, OB 2013, first fill bourbon + Het Anker cask finish, 50 cl.) – 80/100

Bunnahabhain 40 yo 1973 (48,5%, The Whiskyman ‘Birthday dram’ aka ‘Ugly Faces’ 2013, 155 btl.) – 92/100

Deanston 15 yo 1997 (48,1%, Asta Morris 2013, ref. AM031, 342 btl.) – 82/100

GlenDronach 20 yo 1993 (52,6%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2013, oloroso sherry butt #13, 668 btl.) – 90/100

Glen Scotia 22 yo 1991 (50,4%, The Whisky Agency & The Nectar 2013, refill hogshead, 279 btl.) – 89/100

Blair Athol 23 yo 1989 (50,8%, Kintra 2013, bourbon hogshead #6465, 117 btl.) – 86/100

Laphroaig 16 yo 1997 (55,4%, Signatory Vintage for De Tongerse Whiskyvrienden & Vinothek Massen 2013, refill sherry hogshead #3369, 292 btl.) – 87/100

Glenrothes 25 yo 1988 (50,6%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2013, refill sherry) – 86/100

Scallywag (46%, Douglas Laing 2013) – 81/100

Arran 16 yo 1996 (55,7%, OB Private Cask for Jan Vissers 2013, oloroso sherry hogshead, 174 btl.) – 89/100

Karuizawa 35 yo 1977 (65,9%, OB 2012, sherry butt #4010, 427 btl.) – 93/100

Johnnie Walker Blue Label (40%, OB) – 81/100

Glentauchers 8 yo 2005 (48,2%, Sansibar 2013, sherry cask, 244 btl.) – 84/100

GlenDronach 1959/1960 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail 1986, Royal Wedding) – 91/100

Laphroaig 1976 (43%, OB 1996, 5.400 btl.) – 93/100

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  • Benriach 1991 (MoS for QV.ID)
  • Bowmore 2003 (The Whiskyman)
  • Ardmore Legacy
  • Balblair 2000 single casks
  • Lagavulin 12yo (2014 release)
  • Craigellachie 17 Year Old
  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
  • Clynelish 21yo 1992 (Cadenhead)
  • Ledaig 2005 (Maltbarn)
  • Aberlour 8yo (cube, small cork)

1639 notes by Ruben

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