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Kininvie 23 yo 1990 (42,6%, OB 2014, hogsheads & sherry butts, 9686 btl, Batch 002, 35 cl.) – 84/100

Blair Athol 20 yo 1993 (57,8%, The First Editions 2013, sherry butt, 512 btl.) – 85/100

Littlemill 23 yo 1990 (51,2%, Whisky-Fässle 2014, hogshead) – 92/100

Glen Flagler ‘all-malt’ (70° proof, OB pre-1979, black & red shield, 1 2/3 fl.oz.) – 77/100

Braeval 18 yo 1994 (55,3%, Tasting Fellows 2013, barrel #165661, 170 btl.) – 85/100

Irish Single Malt Whiskey 10 yo 2003 (49,5%, Whisky-Fässle 2014, hogshead) – 84/100

Irish Malt 22 yo 1991 (49,2%, The Whisky Fair 2014, Bourbon barrel, 184 btl.) – 89/100

Royal Lochnagar 2000 ‘Distiller’s Edition’ (40%, OB 2012, Muscat finish, RL/00-12W) – 81/100

Arran 17 yo 1996 (54,9%, Malts of Scotland 2014, sherry butt, ref. 14029, 612 btl.) – 83/100

Isle of Jura 18yo 1972 (55,5%, SMWS 1991, ref. 31.4, 75 cl.) – 94/100

Bowmore 10yo Tempest (55,1%, OB 2013, first fill bourbon casks, Batch #4) – 87/100
Bowmore 10yo Tempest (55,9%, OB 2014, first fill bourbon casks, Batch #5) – 86/100

Abhainn Dearg ‘The Spirit of Lewis’ (46%, OB 2014, 50 cl.) – 25/100

Kavalan Solist Sherry (57,8%, OB for La Maison du Whisky 2013, sherry cask #S060821047, 497 btl.) – 90/100

Highland Park Dark Origins (46.8%, OB 2014) – 84/100

Ardbeg 16 yo 1998 (58,2%, Malts of Scotland ‘Amazing Casks’ 2014, ref. Mos 14027, 222 btl.) – 88/100

Lagavulin 1995 ‘Feis Ile’ (54,7%, OB 2014, European sherry oak butts, 3500 btl.) – 93/100

Westport 13 yo 1999 (52,1%, Liquid Library 2014, refill hogshead, 156 btl.) – 85/100

North Highland 18 yo 1995 (56,1%, Svenska Eldvatten 2013, first fill sherry butt #233123, 428 btl.) – 87/100

Balblair 2002 (46%, OB 2013) – 80/100

Tullibardine 34 yo 1980 (48,3%, Malts of Scotland 2014, sherry hogshead, ref. MoS 14023, 146 btl.) – 87/100

Ardbeg 29 yo 1972 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC 2001, sherry finish, 432 btl.) – 94/100

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  • Littlemill 1988 (Liquid Treasures)
  • Tomatin Cuatro series
  • Tomatin 1997 (Whisky-Fässle)
  • Ben Nevis 2002 (Port cask #334)
  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
  • Old Pulteney 1990 (lightly peated)

1623 notes by Ruben

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