Single malt whisky - tasting notes

* USA whisky reviews

Baker’s 7y (53,5%, OB 2007) – 82/100

Balcones True Blue ‘100 Proof’ (50%, OB 2012) – 82/100

Bernheim Original (45%, OB 2010) – 80/100

Blanton’s Original Single Barrel (46,5%, OB 2007, barrel #158, warehouse H, dumped 1/2/2007) – 80/100

Buffalo Trace (45%, OB) – 84/100

Bulleit Bourbon 10 yo (45,6%, OB 2013, Kentucky straight bourbon) – 82/100

Colonel E.H. Taylor, JR. ‘single barrel’ (50%, OB 2014) – 86/100

Elijah Craig 12 yo (47%, OB for The Nectar 2013, 94 Proof) – 84/100

Ezra Brooks 15 yo (101 proof, OB 1970’s, Italian import) – 90/100

George T. Stagg (71,3%, OB 2011) – 90/100

Jefferson’s Reserve (45,1%, OB 2010) – 80/100

Johnny Drum ‘Private Stock’ 15 yo (50,5%, OB 2012) – 78/100

Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 20yo (45,2%, OB) – 80/100

Stagg Jr. (67,2%, OB 2013, first batch) – 82/100

Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey (47%, OB 2010) – 87/100

William Larue Weller (62,65%, OB 2008, 3rd release) – 87/100

Woodford Reserve (43,2%, OB 2009) – 80/100

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  • 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

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