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* World whisky reviews

Alberta Premium Dark Horse (45%, OB) – 86/100

Amrut NAS (46%, Blackadder 2009, cask BA 5/2009, 295 btl.) – 87/100

Amrut 5 yo 2004 (52%, OB 2009 for Crombé, cask #2930, 221 btl.) – 88/100

Amrut ‘Double Cask’ (46%, OB 2010, cask #2874 + 2273, 306 btl.) – 91/100

Amrut Fusion (50%, OB 2009, batch #01) – 85/100

Amrut Intermediate ‘sherry matured’ (57,1%, OB 2010) – 90/100

Belgian Owl 53 months (74,1%, OB 2010, cask #4275986) – 71/100

Danfield’s Limited Edition 21 yo (40%, OB +/- 2013) – 84/100

Fary Lochan (48%, OB 2013, batch #1, cask #2010-02, 03 and 04, 555 miniatures) – 75/100

Forty Creek Port Wood ReserveForty Creek Port Wood Reserve (45%, OB 2012, 6600 btl.) – 82/100

Glann ar Mor ‘Kornog Taouarc’h Eilvet’ (46%, OB 2009, second release) – 80/100

Kornog ‘Taouarc’h Kentan’ (57,1%, OB 2008, first release) – 84/100

Glann Ar Mor ‘Taol Esa’ – 1ãn Gwech (46%, OB 2009, second release December 09) – 82/100

Goldlys 1994 ‘Single cask Limousin’ (55%, OB 2009, 440 btl.) – 77/100

Goldlys 20 yo 1989 Sherry wood (46%, OB 2010, 680 btl.) – 71/100

Gouden Carolus (46%, OB 2013, first fill bourbon + Het Anker cask finish, 50 cl.) – 80/100

Gouden Carolus ‘2009 release’ (40%, OB 2009) – 60/100

Kavalan ex-bourbon 2009 (54,8%, OB for The Nectar 2014, cask #B091103031A, 193 btl.) – 86/100

Kavalan Solist (57,1%, OB, bourbon cask #B080519088) – 83/100

Kavalan Solist Sherry (57,8%, OB for La Maison du Whisky 2013, sherry cask #S060821047, 497 btl.) – 90/100

Kavalan Solist sherry 2006 (57,8%, OB for TastToe 2013, sherry cask #S060821045) – 90/100

Kavalan Solist ‘Vinho Barrique’ (59,2%, OB 2012, W080225015) – 88/100

Lot No. 40 (43%, 2012 Edition) – 75/100

Mackmyra Special:01 ‘Eminent sherry’ (51,6%, OB 2008, 8000 btl.) – 78/100

Millstone 1999 (46%, OB 2013, Special cask #1, PX) – 77/100

Millstone 8 yo 2000 (40%, OB 2009, French oak finish) – 75/100

Paul John Brilliance (46%, OB 2013) – 79/100

Penderyn ‘Madeira finish’ (46%, OB 2008) – 72/100

Penderyn Sherrywood (46%, OB 2008, June 08 sample) – 80/100

Sullivan’s Cove ‘French Oak’ (47,5%, OB +/- 2012, HH436) – 85/100

Sullivan’s Cove Double Cask (40%, OB 2010) – 76/100

Three Ships 10 yo (43%, OB 2012) – 77/100

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