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Parker’s Heritage Wheat whiskey 13 yo 2000 (63,7%, OB 2014, 8th edition) – 87/100

Craigellachie 13 yo (46%, OB 2014) – 80/100

Westport 13 yo 1999 (52,1%, Liquid Library 2014, refill hogshead, 156 btl.) – 85/100

Glengoyne 13 yo 1999 (53,8%, OB for Germany 2012, Bodegas Tradición Palo Cortado finish, 477 btl.) – 81/100

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

Bowmore 13 yo 1997 (60,3%, MacBeatha 2010, 4th Edition, 315 btl.) – 86/100

Ardbeg Galileo (49%, OB 2012)

Springbank 1998 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2012, sherry hogshead, MoS 12014, 212 btl.) – 80/100

Ardbeg 13 yo 1965 (46%, Cadenhead 1978, 75 cl) – 83/100

Bowmore 13 yo 1998 (49,7%, Asta Morris 2011, bourbon hogshead AM003, 211 btl.) – 88/100

Laphroaig 13 yo 1998 (54,2%, Archives 2012, bourbon hogshead #700228, 80 btl.) – 87/100

Springbank 13 yo 1998 (46%, Duncan Taylor NC2 2011, sherry cask) – 82/100

Clynelish 13yo 1998 (51,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Liquid Library’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 214 btl.) – 83/100

Clynelish 13 yo 1997 (48,9%, The Whisky Fair 2011, bourbon hogshead, 170 btl.) – 86/100

Glengoyne 13 yo 1997 ‘English Merchants’ Choice’ (54,6%, OB 2010, cask #2716, 291 btl.) – 89/100

Laphroaig 13 yo 1996 (57,3%, Malts of Scotland 2010 for The Bonding Dram, cask #7313, 255 btl.) – 88/100

Ben Nevis 13 yo 1996 (57,1%, OB 2010, sherry cask #1466, 258 btl.) – 83/100

Highland Park 13yo 1995 (46%, Single Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #470 & #471, 770 btl.) – 81/100

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