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Blair Athol 10 yo 2002 (46%, Hepburn’s Choice 2013, 378 btl.) – 76/100

Bowmore 10 yo ‘Devil’s Cask II’ (56,3%, OB 2014, first fill sherry) – 88/100

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

Jura 10 yo ‘Origin’ (40%, OB 2014) – 78/100

Benromach 10 yo (43%, OB 2014) – 89/100

Bowmore 10 yo 2003 (53,4%, Whisky-Doris 2013, bourbon cask #20188, 179 btl.) – 88/100

Bowmore 10 yo 2003 (50,2%, Whisky-Fässle 2013, bourbon hogshead) – 87/100

Highland Park 10 yo 2001 (57,7%, Gordon & MacPhail ‘Cask Strength’ 2012, first fill bourbon barrel #2998) – 85/100

Edradour 2003 (57,4%, OB 2013, first fill bourbon cask, Ibisco decanter 4th release) – 80/100

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

GlenDronach 10 yo 2002 (52,8%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2013, Pedro Ximénez puncheon #710, 665 btl.) – 88/100

Old Ballantruan 10 yo (50%, OB 2012) – 82/100

Tamdhu 10 yo (40%, OB 2013) – 82/100

Balblair 10 yo (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, late 1980’s) – 84/100

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

Highland Park 10 yo (40%, OB 2013, 35 cl.) – 82/100

Glengoyne 10 yo (40%, OB 2009) – 75/100

Port Charlotte 2001 ‘PC10’ (59,8%, OB 2012, 6000 btl.) – 88/100

Bruichladdich 10 yo ‘The Laddie Ten’ (46%, OB 2011) – 86/100

Auchroisk 1999 (46%, Captain Burn’s 2010) – 68/100

Springbank Rundlets & Kilderkins (49,4%, OB 2012, 9000 btl.) – 89/100

Talisker 10 years old (45,8%, OB 2011) – 81/100

Macduff 10 yo 2000 (50%, Whisky-Doris ‘The Dram’ 2011, dark sherry butt, 120 btl.) – 86/100

Tormore 10 yo ‘Pure malt 100%’ (43%, OB for Dreher Milano, around 1980, 75cl) – 87/100

Laphroaig 10 yo (91,4 US Proof, OB 1968, 4/5 quart, Imported by The Carlton Company) – 94/100

Ardbeg 10yo ‘Ten’ (46%, OB 2011) – 85/100

Greenore 10 yo (52,9%, OB 2011 for Belgium, cask #87, 394 btl.) – 83/100

Caol Ila 10 yo 2000 (46%, A.D. Rattray 2011, bourbon cask #309530, 322 btl.) – 85/100

Balmenach 10 yo 2000 (46%, Liquid Treasures & Villa Konthor 2011, bourbon hogshead) – 84/100

Macduff 10 yo 2000 (56,5%, Creative Whisky Co. for The Bonding Dram, sherry butt #3525, 200 btl.) – 89/100

Bowmore 10 yo 2000 (52%, Kintra 2010, cask SC003, 60 btl.) – 82/100

Balblair 2000 (43%, OB 2010) – 81/100

Laphroaig 10 yo Cask Strength (58,3%, OB 2010, Batch #002) – 87/100

Laphroaig 10 yo 2000 (59,1%, Whisky-Doris 2010, bourbon hogshead, 157 btl.) – 87/100

Ardbeg 10 yo 2000 “Lord Robertson” (53%, OB 2010, Committee release, cask #1217, 202 btl.) – 86/100

Epris 10 yo 1999 (46%, Renegade 2009, Chateau Lafite finish, 1380 btl.)

Caol Ila 10 yo 1999 (61,9%, OB 2010, Feis Ile, sherry cask #305646) – 89/100

Glenmorangie 10 yo Original (40%, OB 2008) – 77/100

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

Springbank 10 yo (46%, OB 2009, batch 09/434) – 86/100
Springbank 10 yo (46%, OB 2008, batch 08/82) – 82/100

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

Ardbeg 10yo ‘Ten’ (46%, OB 2006) – 86/100

Caperdonich 10y 1998 (58,5%, SMoS 2008, cask #1277, 251 btl.) – 83/100

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  • bakerman: I will look for the cheaper unpeated Caol Ila as I am interested to compare it with the younger versions released earlier (8 and 12 years). I will als
  • 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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