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Archive for September 2014

Littlemill 24 yo 1990 (50,6%, Maltbarn 2014, 158 btl.) – 92/100

Diageo Special Releases 2014

Kilchoman 5 yo 2009 (58,3%, OB for Abbey Whisky 2014, cask #285/09, P.X. finish, 270 btl.) – 87/100

Bowmore 15yo ‘Laimrig’ (54,1%, OB 2014) – 87/100

GlenDronach 22 yo 1992 (59,4%, OB 2014, Oloroso sherry butt #199, 576 btl.) – 88/100

Blair Athol 10 yo 2002 (46%, Hepburn’s Choice 2013, 378 btl.) – 76/100

Tomatin 25 yo 1988 (53,7%, Malts of Scotland 2014, sherry hogshead, MoS 14026, 265 btl.) – 87/100

Aberfeldy 12 yo (40%, OB 2014) – 81/100

GlenDronach 19 yo 1994 (53,5%, OB 2014, Pedro Ximénez puncheon #326, 452 btl.) – 87/100

GlenDronach 19 yo 1994 (53,8%, OB 2014, Pedro Ximénez puncheon #3397, 644 btl.) – 83/100

Bowmore 10 yo ‘Devil’s Cask II’ (56,3%, OB 2014, first fill sherry) – 88/100

Ben Nevis 16yo 1997 (55%, Abbey Whisky ‘The Rare Casks’ 2013, sherry hogshead, 96 btl.) – 86/100

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  • bakerman: I will look for the cheaper unpeated Caol Ila as I am interested to compare it with the younger versions released earlier (8 and 12 years). I will als
  • WhiskyNotes: It may be just a detail, but I said "a relatively modest price increase", not a modest price! It's true that the price is heavy, especially because I
  • Tabrulavubeg: Actually the Lagavulin 12yo this year has to be the 14th release. Although the prices for the other bottlings are even more "crazy", I am not sharin

Coming up

  • GlenDronach 1993 Oloroso cask #494
  • Glen Elgin 1985 (Maltbarn)
  • Fettercairn Fior
  • Cardhu 18 Year Old
  • Ben Nevis 2002 (Port cask #334)
  • Ardmore 2000 (Liquid Library)

1611 notes by Ruben

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