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Ben Nevis 43 yo 1970 (44,8%, Eiling Lim 2014, 60 btl.) – 89/100

Strathisla 16 yo 1970 (61,3%, Gordon & MacPhail 1987, sherry wood) – 85/100

Glenfarclas 27 yo 1970 (56,8%, SMWS 1998, 1.83, 169 btl.) – 89/100

Karuizawa 42 yo 1970 (64,3%, Number One Drinks 2012, sherry butt #6177, 326 btl.) – 92/100

Springbank 33 yo 1970 (54,4%, Adelphi 2003, sherry cask #1622)

Glenrothes 41 yo 1970 (45,1%, eSpirits & Acorn 2011, bourbon hogshead, 113 btl.) – 87/100

Bruichladdich 1970 (44,2%, OB 2002, 4200 btl.) – 92/100

Glenrothes 1970 (44,5%, Malts of Scotland ‘Angel’s Choice’ 2011, bourbon hogshead MoS 11026, 135 btl., 35 cl.) – 91/100

“1836” 1970 (53,5%, Malts of Scotland ‘Angel’s Choice’ 2011, sherry cask MoS 11025, 55 btl., 35 cl.) – 91/100

Glenrothes 41 yo 1970 (47,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 197 btl.) – 90/100

Strathisla 40 yo 1970 (59,6%, Malts of Scotland 2011, sherry hogshead, 109 btl.) – 90/100

Glen Keith 40 yo 1970 (49,1%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #6042, 163 btl.) – 93/100

Glen Keith 40 yo 1970 (45,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Landscapes’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 215 btl.) – 93/100

Macallan ‘Speymalt’ 1970 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2010, first fill sherry hogshead #10031) – 90/100

Glenrothes 35 yo 1970 (43,5%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2006, cask #10574, 162 btl.) – 90/100

Dalwhinnie 21 yo 1970 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 1991, 70 cl.) – 86/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1970 (49,1%, Duncan Taylor 2009, cask #3492) – 91/100

Dallas Dhu 24y 1970 (60,6%, Rare Malts, 1995) – 81/100

BenRiach 38 yo 1970 (49,1%, OB 2009, Pedro Ximenez finish, cask #1035, 250 btl.) – 92/100

Glenrothes 39 yo 1970 (47,9%, Duncan Taylor for The Nectar 2009, cask #10567, 127 btl.) – 91/100

Macallan ‘Speymalt’ 1970 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2009, sherry butt #8326, 530 btl.) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 39 yo 1970 (54,4%, The Perfect Dram 2009, first fill oloroso butt, 240 btl.) – 89/100

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  • Tony: Yes, lower! It is almost unheard of for a more recent and older aged bottling to be 30% cheaper than the previously released one. Maybe that also help
  • Tony: True - I had it in my basket in one web shop as soon as it was announced, but it disappeared before I could check out! Luckily I have some of the prev
  • WhiskyNotes: I don't know, Gal. This kind of bottle is either sold out through pre-orders, or in a webshop five minutes after it appears online.

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  • Irish Single Malt 16yo 1999 (The Nectar of the Daily Drams)
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  • Glenlivet 42yo (Cadenhead)
  • Auchentoshan 1994 (Whisky Agency)
  • Blended Malt Extra Old (Whisky Agency)
  • Woodford Reserve Master's Collection
  • Teeling 26yo Vintage Reserve
  • Springbank 2001 vintage

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