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Littlemill 24 yo 1989 (53%, Archives 2014, joint bottling with CasQueteers, bourbon hogshead #42, 178 btl.) – 91/100

Glen Grant 40 yo 1972 (51,6%, Maltbarn 2012, sherry cask, 49 btl.) – 92/100

Karuizawa 29 yo 1984 (56,8%, OB for The Whisky Exchange 2013, first fill sherry cask #3663, +/- 250 btl.) – 91/100

Delilah’s 20th Anniversary (40%, Compass Box 2013, 6324 btl.) – 84/100

Ezra Brooks 15 yo (101 proof, OB 1970’s, Italian import) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 26 yo 1987 (50,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Mollusc & Medusa’ 2014, refill hogshead, 210 btl.) – 90/100

Bowmore 15 yo ‘Darkest’ (43%, OB 2013) – 80/100

Singleton of Dufftown 15 yo (40%, OB 2013) – 83/100

Caol Ila 7 yo 2006 (56,5%, Gordon & MacPhail for The Bonding Dram & FMWS 2014, refill sherry hogshead #306202, 309 btl.) – 87/100

Glengoyne 13 yo 1999 (53,8%, OB for Germany 2012, Bodegas Tradición Palo Cortado finish, 477 btl.) – 81/100

Glen Grant 66 yo 1948 (46,6%, Gordon & MacPhail for WealthSolutions 2014, first fill sherry butt #1369, 160 btl.) – 94/100

Glencadam 22 yo 1991 (55,3%, Abbey Whisky ‘The Rare Casks’ 2014, refill bourbon cask, 96 btl.) – 88/100

Mortlach 18 yo 1996 (51,2%, Sansibar 2014, bourbon cask, 186 btl.) – 84/100

The Black Grouse ‘Alpha Edition’ (40%, OB 2013) – 72/100

Ben Nevis 47 yo 1966 (45,9%, OB for Alambic Classique 2013, sherry cask #3640, 128 btl.) – 93/100

Ardbeg Auriverdes (49,9%, OB 2014, 6660 btl.) – 89/100

Glen Garioch 21 yo 1992 (51,6%, Liquid Library 2014, refill hogshead, 227 btl.) – 87/100

Glen Garioch 22 yo 1991 (52,9%, Whisky-Doris 2013, bourbon hogshead #5754, 259 btl.) – 87/100

Glen Spey 25 yo 1988 (47,3%, Archives 2014, bourbon hogshead #356079, 163 btl.) – 86/100

Blended Malt 33 yo 1980 (45,8%, The Whisky Agency 2014, refill butt, 636 btl.) – 88/100

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  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
  • Benriach 1991 (MoS for QV.ID)
  • Blair Athol 1991 (Wemyss Malts)
  • Ledaig 2005 (Maltbarn)
  • Ardbeg 15yo 1973 (Sestante)
  • Aberlour 8yo (cube, small cork)
  • Balblair Millennium

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