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Old Pulteney whisky reviews

Old Pulteney 12 yo (40%, OB 2010) – 78/100

Old Pulteney 17 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 86/100

Old Pulteney 1974 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail 2009) – 89/100

Old Pulteney 18 yo 1974 ‘The Ellisland’ (57,8%, The Whisky Connoisseur ‘The Robert Burns Collection’ 1993, cask #1132) – 88/100

Old Pulteney 1990 (57,4%, OB 2010, cask #5253, distillery only) – 86/100

Old Pulteney 1990 ‘Lightly Peated’ (46%, OB 2014, Limited edition, 900 btl.) – 85/100

Old Pulteney 1997 (57%, Gordon & MacPhail for Alain Verspecht, first fill bourbon barrel #1199, 224 btl.) – 85/100

Old Pulteney 12 yo 2001 (49,2%, The Whisky Agency & The Nectar 2013, bourbon cask, 351 btl.) – 83/100

Old Pulteney 21 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 84/100

Old Pulteney 23 yo ‘Sherry casks’ (43%, OB 2008)

Old Pulteney 30 yo (40,5%, OB 2011) – 87/100

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

Old Pulteney 40 yo (51,3%, OB 2012, 493 btl.) – 93/100

Old Pulteney distillery visit – 09/05/2012

Old Pulteney WK209 ‘Good Hope’ (46%, OB 2010, travel retail, 100cl) – 77/100

Old Pulteney WK499 ‘Isabella Fortuna’ (52%, OB 2010, 18.000 btl., travel retail, 100cl) – 85/100

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