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Braes of Glenlivet whisky reviews

Braes of Glenlivet 23yo 1989 (57,1%, A.D. Rattray 2012, bourbon hogshead #1053, 187 btl.) – 80/100

Braes of Glenlivet 21 yo 1991 (47,4%, Master of Malt 2012, first-fill bourbon barrel, 251 btl.) – 88/100

Braeval 21 yo 1991 (53,1%, Brachadair 2013, bourbon barrel #95120, 230 btl.) – 87/100

Braeval 21 yo 1991 (47,7%, The Whisky Mercenary 2013) – 88/100

Braeval 18 yo 1994 (49,7%, Liquid Library 2013, ex-bourbon barrel) – 88/100

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

Braeval 12 yo 2001 (46%, Hepburnā€™s Choice 2013, sherry cask, 807 btl.) – 83/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: Good point Diego, it's important to coat the glass with whisky indeed. It helps it to evaporate and bring out the aromas, and take away the residuals
  • Diego Sandrin: i agree, N.5. The way i use it is i fill it up 2cl and then put it flat (horizontal) on the table, don't fill it more than 2cl or it will spill out, a
  • Basidium: I am partial to the Glencairn Crystal Canadian Whisky Glass as it is closer to what I am used to in a standard whiskey tumbler. It still narrows the t

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