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Glengoyne 26 yo 1969 (63%, Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection 1996, Chairman Stock) – 94/100

Port Ellen 16 yo 1969 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs’ Choice +/- 1985) – 92/100

Speyside region 41 yo 1969 (54,3%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 195 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 25 yo 1969 (53,3%, Signatory Vintage 1995, sherry cask #2025, 140 btl.) – 89/100

Karuizawa 42 yo 1969 (61,3%, Number One Drinks 2012, bourbon cask #8183) – 90/100

Tomintoul 42 yo 1969 (42,4%, Archives 2012, bourbon cask #4266, 60 btl.) – 88/100

Ben Nevis 42 yo 1969 (47,8%, Clan Denny for Limburg Whisky Fair 2012, refill bourbon hogshead, DL 8148)

Speyside 42 yo 1969 (53,4%, The Whisky Fair 2011, ex-bourbon cask, 156 btl.) – 89/100

Longmorn 23 yo 1969 (61,2%, G&M Cask series 1993, cask #3721 & 5297 btl.) – 94/100

Springbank 34 yo 1969 (56,7%, Signatory Vintage Rare Reserve 2003, refill butt #266, 494 btl.) – 81/100

Speyside Region 41 yo 1969 (55,1%, Whisky-Fässle 2011, Bourbon hogshead #2671) – 89/100

Caperdonich 39 yo 1969 (42,2%, Duncan Taylor Lonach 2008) – 84/100

Garnheath 40 yo 1969 (51,6%, Douglas Laing OGC 2009, 154 btl.) – 87/100

Caol Ila 1969 (54,6%, Gordon & MacPhail for Meregalli 1986, Celtic label) – 93/100

Longmorn 39yo 1969 (57,7%, Gordon & MacPhail for TWE 2009, cask #5305) – 91/100

Glenrothes 39yo 1969 (42,7%, Duncan Taylor Lonach 2008) – 92/100

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