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Laphroaig 15 yo 1998 (52,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Reflections’ 2013, refill hogshead, 261 btl.) – 88/100

Mortlach 21 yo 1992 (55,2%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, sherry cask, 228 btl.) – 88/100

Sheep Dip 1999 (41,8%, OB 2012, Amoroso Oloroso, matured in Spain at Romate) – 78/100

Talisker 25 yo (56,9%, OB 2006, 4860 btl.) – 91/100

Highland Park 10 yo 2001 (57,7%, Gordon & MacPhail ‘Cask Strength’ 2012, first fill bourbon barrel #2998) – 85/100

The Glenturret 26 yo 1986 (46,8%, Hunter Laing 2013, refill bourbon casks, 2400 btl.) – 89/100

Macallan 23 yo 1990 (34,9%, Whiskybroker 2013, hogshead, 20cl.) – 18/100

Karuizawa 28 yo 1984 (58%, OB for P9.com.tw 2012, sherry butt #3186, 540 btl.) – 91/100

Port Ellen 1978 (55,7%, Thosop Handwritten 2005, refill sherry butt, 6 btl.) – 93/100

4th Confidential Cask, 20 yo 1993 (50,3%, Kintra 2013, bourbon hogshead #1791, 295 btl.) – 84/100

Jura 9 yo 2003 (46%, Douglas Laing Provenance 2013, ref. 9305) – 78/100

Ledaig 15 yo 1997 (51,9%, The Whiskyman ‘Age Matters’ 2013) – 85/100

Springbank 20 yo 1967 (46%, Dun Eideann for Donato & C. 1989, cask #3131 – 3136) – 90/100

Glenfarclas 105 (60%, OB 2013) – 85/100

Elijah Craig 12 yo (47%, OB for The Nectar 2013, 94 Proof) – 84/100

Deanston 15 yo 1997 (55,8%, Archives 2013, hogshead #1959, 327 btl.) – 80/100

Old Pulteney 18 yo 1974 ‘The Ellisland’ (57,8%, The Whisky Connoisseur ‘The Robert Burns Collection’ 1993, cask #1132) – 88/100

Glentauchers 7 yo 2005 (52,5%, Archives ‘Fishes of Samoa’ 2013, sherry butt #900392, 167 btl.) – 83/100

Convalmore 36 yo 1977 (58%, OB 2013, 2980 btl.) – 91/100

Laphroaig 15 yo 1998 (57,4%, Signatory Vintage for TastToe & Broekmans 2013, hogshead #5570, 300 btl.) – 90/100

Glen Grant 1959/1960 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail 1986, Royal Wedding) – 92/100

Oban 21 yo (58,5%, OB 2013, 2860 btl.) – 91/100

Happy 2014 – Best whiskies of 2013

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1614 notes by Ruben

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