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Longmorn 31 yo 1974 (49,8%, The Whisky Fair 2006, bourbon hogshead #3494, 135 btl.) – 91/100

Ardbeg 13 yo 1974 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice +/- 1988) – 92/100

Ardbeg 32 yo 1974 (53,5%, OB for Italy 2006, bourbon cask #3328, 76 btl.)

Clynelish 27 yo 1974 (55,7%, Signatory Vintage 2001, cask #2570, 229 btl.) – 93/100

Old Pulteney 18 yo 1974 ‘The Ellisland’ (57,8%, The Whisky Connoisseur ‘The Robert Burns Collection’ 1993, cask #1132) – 88/100

Ardbeg 31 yo 1974 (51,8%, OB 2006, bourbon cask #5666, 168 btl.) – 94/100

Old Pulteney 1974 (43%, Gordon & MacPhail 2009) – 89/100

Glen Grant 37 yo 1974 (49,3%, Berry Bros. & Rudd 2012, sherry cask #7646) – 86/100

Clynelish 32 yo 1974 (58,6%, The Whisky Fair 2006, bourbon hogshead, 266 btl.) – 94/100

Ardbeg 31 yo 1974 (51,0%, OB 2005, bourbon cask #2749, 120 btl.) – 91/100

Strathmill 37 yo 1974 (44,5%, Archives 2011, bourbon hogshead #1231, 180 btl.) – 90/100

Glencadam 37 yo 1974 (41,5%, Whisky-Fässle 2011, refill sherry, joint bottling with Whiskybase) – 90/100

Strathmill 37 yo 1974 (44,4%, Daily Dram 2011, joint bottling with The Whisky Agency) – 92/100

Caroni 34 yo 1974 (46%, Bristol Spirits 2009, 1500 btl.)

Inchgower 36 yo 1974 (53,4%, Master of Malt 2011, refill sherry hogshead) – 90/100

Inchgower 36 yo 1974 (55,5%, Whisky-Doris 2010, refill sherry cask #1476, 167 btl.) – 90/100

Glencadam 35 yo 1974 (48,9%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask #3214, 216 btl.) – 87/100

Longmorn 28 yo 1974 (46%, Jack Wiebers Scottish Castles 2003, cask #3495, 132 btl.) – 91/100

Glencraig 34 yo 1974 (50,5%, SMWS 2008, 104.9, 204 btl.) – 86/100

Glencraig 35 yo 1974 (42,4%, Duncan Taylor RotR 2009, cask #2922) – 84/100

Glen Grant 5 yo 1974 (43%, OB 1979 for Sileno Portgual, 75 cl.) – 79/100

Glen Albyn 33 yo 1974 (58,9%, Clydesdale 2008, cask #0016/1601, 248 btl.) – 90/100

Glen Grant 35 yo 1974 (55,2%, Duncan Taylor 2009 for The Nectar, cask #16582, 168 btl.) – 86/100

Bunnahabhain 35 yo 1974 (56,6%, Adelphi 2009, sherry cask #4780, 200 btl.) – 91/100

Inchgower 35 yo 1974 (57%, Thosop Import 2009, refill sherry cask, 42 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 34y 1974 (59,3%, The Whisky Agency 2008, Perfect Dram I, 300 btl.) – 91/100

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