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GlenDronach 21 yo 1993 (55,8%, OB 2014, Oloroso butt #494, 635 btl.) – 89/10

Ledaig 8 yo 2005 (51,3%, The Whisky Mercenary 2014) – 86/100

Old Pulteney 35 yo (42,5%, OB 2014, 2700 btl.) – 90/100

Fettercairn Fior (42%, OB 2014) – 79/100

Glen Elgin 29 yo 1985 (45,6%, Maltbarn 2014, bourbon cask, 122 btl.) – 87/100

Highland Journey (46,2%, Hunter Laing 2014, blended malt) – 78/100

GlenDronach 24 yo 1990 (51,3%, OB 2014, Pedro Ximénez puncheon #2970, 630 btl.) – 89/100

Bunnahabhain 1987 (51,3%, Liquid Art 2014, 115 btl.) – 90/100

Ardmore 14 yo 2000 (49,8%, Liquid Library 2014, refill hogshead, 289 btl.) – 82/100

Hanyu ‘The Joker’ (57,7%, OB 2014, multi-vintage, 3690 btl.) – 91/100

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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  • SK: And just to prove a point, all of the bottles are still available in places where they usually run out. Lets see how many will be still available whe
  • SK: 2 years ago I tried the Caol Ila 1982 from Archives. What a fantastic whisky. Since then I always try to stock these Caol Ila from the 80s. Sadly no
  • WhiskyNotes: The real problem is that Caol Ila isn't selling (mature) casks to independent bottlers any more, from what I've heard, so chances are low we'll see mo

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