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Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1968 (47%, The Whisky Agency ‘Sea Life’ 2012, refill sherry butt, 498 btl.) – 89/100

Edradour 21 yo 1968 (46%, Signatory Vintage 1990, cask #1990-1994, 1300 btl.) – 30/100

Bunnahabhain 34 yo 1968 ‘Auld Acquaintance’ (43,8%, OB 2002, 2002 btl.) – 94/100

Tomintoul 45 yo 1968 (47,8%, Chester Whisky Co. 2012, bourbon hogshead, 165 btl.) – 88/100

Glenfarclas 44 yo 1968 ‘My Tribute’ (54,4%, OB Family Cask for Luc Timmermans, cask #5241, 175 btl.) – 93/100

Ben Nevis 26 yo 1968 (54,6%, OB 1994, 213 btl.) – 87/100

Glenfarclas 44 yo 1968 ‘My Tribute to the 175th Anniversary’ (54,4%, OB Family Cask selected by Luc Timmermans, cask #5241, 175 btl.)

Tomintoul 44 yo 1968 (45,5%, Whisky-Fässle 2012, bourbon hogshead) – 88/100

Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1968 ‘Dram Together’ (46,5%, The Whiskyman 2011, 120 btl.) – 93/100

Bowmore 37 yo 1968 (43,4%, OB 2006, bourbon oak, 708 btl.) – 92/100

GlenDronach 43 yo 1968 (48,3%, cask #1, distillery sample) – 94/100

Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1968 (43,8%, Whisky-Fässle 2011, refill sherry cask, joint bottling with Whiskybase) – 92/100

Bunnahabhain 43 yo 1968 (45,7%, The Whisky Agency & Three Rivers Tokyo 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 211 btl.) – 90/100

Tomintoul 43 yo 1968 (43,2%, The Whisky Agency ‘Private Stock’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 78 btl.) – 89/100

Glenfarclas 43 yo 1968 (47,5%, OB Family Cask ‘selected by Luc Timmermans’, Manzanilla cask #697, 133 btl.) – 93/100

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

Glenrothes 41 yo 1968 (43%, Duncan Taylor 2010, cask #9974, 139 btl.) – 89/100

Glenrothes 42 yo 1968 (45,2%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #13509, 108 btl.) – 87/100

Glen Elgin 35 yo 1968 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 2004) – 87/100

Karuizawa 1968 (61,1%, OB 2010 for LMdW, sherry cask #6955, 210 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 41 yo 1968 (40%, Malts of Scotland 2010, bourbon hogshead #12291, 164 btl.) – 92/100

Caperdonich 27 yo 1968 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 2004) – 87/100

Glenury Royal 36 yo 1968 (51,2%, OB 2005, 2100 btl.) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 41 yo 1968 (49,7%, OB 2010 for Thosop, cask #702 & 5240, 318 btl.) – 93/100

Glenfarclas 41 yo 1968 (OB 2010 for Thosop, cask #702 & 5240)

Glen Grant 5 yo 1968 (40%, OB 1973, 75 cl.) – 75/100

Glenfarclas 1968 (51,6%, OB 2009, Family cask for Luc Timmermans, cask #699, Lindores 5th Anniversary, 35 btl.) – 93/100

Highland Park announced a new 12 years old bottling named Hjarta.

Macallan 25yo 1968 ‘Anniversary Malt’ (43%, OB 1994) – 88/100

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