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Images of Ayrshire ‘Dalrymple Bridge’ 3 yo (68,3%, Malts of Scotland 2014, sherry hogshead, 328 btl.) – 86/100

Benromach 1976 (46%, OB 2012) – 91/100

Glen Elgin 19 yo 1995 (49,3%, Liquid Art 2014, 94 btl.) – 88/100

Jura 10 yo ‘Origin’ (40%, OB 2014) – 78/100

Littlemill 22 yo 1991 (47,2%, Eiling Lim 2013, 40 btl.) – 89/100

Benromach 10 yo (43%, OB 2014) – 88/100

Glen Garioch 24 yo 1989 (51,4%, The Perfect Dram 2014, refill hogshead, 220 btl.) – 88/100

Glen Moray 30 yo 1959 (40%, Dun Eideann 1989, ref. 84/611-1, 75 cl.) – 93/100

Teaninich 29 yo 1983 (57,5%, Signatory Vintage 2013, refill butt #8071, 471 btl.) – 90/100

Glenallachie 15 yo 1999 (57,3%, eSpirits for Limburg Dramclub 2014, ex-sherry cask) – 87/100

Convalmore 24 yo 1978 (59,4%, Rare Malts 2003) – 89/100

Ben Nevis 43 yo 1970 (44,8%, Eiling Lim 2014, 60 btl.) – 89/100

BenRiach 20 yo 1993 (52,3%, OB for The Whisky Agency 2014, cask #7977, Virgin American oak finish, 308 btl.) – 87/100

Glen Garioch 21 yo 1973 (43%, OB for Duggans Distillers NY 1995, 75 cl.) – 92/100

Bunnahabhain 23 yo 1990 (47,9%, Archives ‘Fishes of Samoa’ 2014, sherry butt #52, 201 btl.) – 86/100

Arran 16 yo 1997 ‘Private Cask’ (50,1%, OB for Limburg Whisky Fair 2014, sherry hogshead #518, 246 btl.) – 86/100

Bunnahabhain 11 yo 2003 (58,8%, Signatory Vintage for The Bonding Dram and others 2014, sherry butt #1152, 627 btl.) – 87/100

Glengoyne 14 yo (40%, OB for Marks & Spencer 2013) – 81/100

Glenturret 36 yo 1977 (46,3%, The Whisky Agency ‘Mollusc & Medusa’ 2014, refill hogshead, 245 btl.) – 88/100

Colonel E.H. Taylor, JR. ‘single barrel’ (50%, OB 2014) – 86/100

N.O.G. gin (46%, Asta Morris, batch n°2)

Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1968 (47%, The Whisky Agency ‘Sea Life’ 2012, refill sherry butt, 498 btl.) – 89/100

English Harbour 25 yo 1981 (40%, OB 2006)

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  • MARS: On this point I can only agree, even the badest karuizawa is higly wanted and really expensive. ;-) Personaly I have nothing against the fact that the
  • WhiskyNotes: I'm not counting new releases - the producer can basically ask any price you want regardless of the real value. That leaves us with a couple of 1972's
  • MARS: The last 35 years old cost 1400€, the 1972's rare malt are at 4000/5000€(minimum minimorum) at auction and the 1972/40 years old release of last y

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  • Mortlach 1995 'Stem Ginger Preserve' (Wemyss)
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  • Glendronach 8yo (Whiskymanufaktur)
  • Yamazaki 12 Year Old
  • Tomatin 1997 (Liquid Library)

1751 notes by Ruben

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