Single malt whisky - tasting notes

* Ireland whisky reviews

Connemara 10 yo 1999 (60,3%, OB 2010, Whisky Festival Gent, 222 btl.) – 85/100

Connemara Sherry finish (40%, OB 2009, 10.000 btl.) – 84/100

Connemara Turf Mór (58,2%, OB 2010, heavily peated, less than 20.000 btl.) – 87/100

Cooley 10y 1992 (59,3%, Cadenhead 2003, bourbon, 234 btl.) – 88/100

Cooley 1999 (53,3%, Thosop 2012, 179 btl.) – 90/100

Cooley 13 yo 1999 (51,4%, The Whisky Mercenary 2013) – 89/100

Irish malt 6 yo 2009 (51,4%, Limburg Dramclub 2015, barrel, 141 btl.) – 85/100

Irish single malt 25 yo 1988 (51,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Old Times Diving’ 2013, 212 btl.) – 92/100

Irish Single Malt Whiskey 24 yo 1989 (42,2%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams & La Maison du Whisky 2014, rum cask #16262) – 90/100

Irish single malt 22 yo 1991 (52,4%, TWA Liquid Library 2013, refill barrel, 191 btl.) – 87/100

Irish Single Malt Whiskey 22 yo 1991 (46,6%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams & La Maison du Whisky 2014, rum cask #10657) – 90/100

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

Irish single malt 22 yo 1991 (48,6%, Eiling Lim 2014, 116 btl.) – 92/100

Irish single malt 23 yo 1991 (47,4%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2014, peated) – 92/100

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

Jameson 12 yo ‘Special Reserve’ (40%, OB 2009) – 77/100

Jameson 12 yo ‘Distillery reserve’ (40%, OB) – 84/100

Midleton 20 yo 1991 (54,1%, OB for The Whisky Exchange 2012, first fill bourbon cask #48750, 205 btl.) – 91/100

Our Angel – Cooley 9y 1999 (46%, Daily Dram 2009) – 88/100

Redbreast 12y (40%, OB 2008) – 83/100

Redbreast 15 Years old – 2005 edition (86/100) and 2009 edition (82/100)

Teeling 21 yo 1999 ‘Silver Reserve’ (46%, OB 2013, 5.000 btl.) – 90/100

Tyrconnell 1992 Ambassador’s Choice (51%, OB 2009 for Belgium) – 84/100

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