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Benromach 1976 (46%, OB 2012) – 91/100

Tomatin 1976 (49%, Thosop ‘handwritten’ 2013, ‘Never released stock’, 24 btl.) – 91/100

Lagavulin 37 yo 1976 (51%, OB 2013, 1868 btl.) – 94/100

Laphroaig 1976 (43%, OB 1996, 5.400 btl.) – 93/100

Banff 36 yo 1976 (49,8%, Cadenhead Small Batch 2013, bourbon hogshead, 192 btl.) – 90/100

Strathmill 37 yo 1976 (47%, The Whisky Agency ‘Stamps’ 2013, refill hogshead, 216 btl.) – 82/100

Lagavulin 30 yo 1976 (52,6%, OB 2006, 2340 btl.) – 92/100

Longmorn 36 yo 1976 (53,7%, Malts of Scotland 2013, bourbon hogshead, MoS 13029, 143 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 34 yo 1976 (42,1%, OB for Shinanoya Japan 2011, cask #3029, 139 btl.) – 93/100

Isle of Jura 1976 JWWW Gentle NosesIsle of Jura 35 yo 1976 (51,3%, Jack Wiebers Whisky World 2012, bourbon cask #60006, 120 btl.) – 90/100

Tomatin 36 yo 1976 (50,7%, Maltbarn 2012, sherry butt, 102 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 36 yo 1976 (40,1%, OB for Whiskysite.nl 2013, cask #3012, refill hogshead, 118 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 36 yo 1976 (43,1%, OB for Usquebaugh Society 2012, refill bourbon cask #3031, 124 btl.) – 92/100

BenRiach 36 yo 1976 (49,6%, OB for The Whisky Agency 2012, sherry hogshead #963, 132 btl.) – 91/100

Bunnahabhain 35 yo 1976 (48,8%, The Whisky Mercenary 2012, 80 btl.) – 90/100

Bunnahabhain 35 yo 1976 (49,1%, Whisky-Doris 2012, sherry hogshead #6112, 248 btl.) – 89/100

Tomatin 34 yo 1976 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, sherry butt #4, 954 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1976 (54,9%, OB 2012, hogshead #8804, peated, 232 btl.) – 89/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1976 (54,1%, OB 2012, PX sherry finish #5317, 204 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 35 yo 1976 (59%, OB 2012, sherry butt #6967, 339 btl.) – 88/100

Tomatin 36 yo 1976 “Full metal dram” (49,3%, The Whiskyman for Fulldram 2012, 103 btl.) – 92/100

BenRiach 34 yo 1976 (48,2%, OB for Taiwan 2011, cask #3033, 216 btl.) – 94/100

BenRiach 1985 Liquid Sun
BenRiach 1995 cask #5968 for South Africa

BenRiach 1976 cask #4469, 30yo, peated, port pipe
BenRiach 1976 cask #9441, 29yo, refill butt, Signatory Vintage
BenRiach 1976 cask #8084, 29yo, peated
BenRiach 1976 cask #9442, 28yo, sherry butt, Signatory Vintage
BenRiach 1976 cask #8081, 28yo, peated
BenRiach 1976 cask #6942, 34yo, butt
BenRiach 1976 cask #8079, 28yo, peated, Craigellachie Hotel
BenRiach 1976 cask #8795, 33yo
BenRiach 1976 cask #8080, 30yo, peated, The Nectar
BenRiach 1976 cask #2014, 32yo
BenRiach 1976 cask #3029, 34yo, Shinanoya Japan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3010, 35yo, Auld Alliance Singapore
BenRiach 1976 cask #3041, 34yo, BBI Japan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3550, 33yo, The Whisky Fair
BenRiach 1976 cask #3551, 33yo, La Maison du Whisky
BenRiach 1976 cask #3032, 35yo, Japan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3033, 34yo, Taiwan
BenRiach 1976 cask #3557, 30yo, La Maison du Whisky
BenRiach 1976 cask #3558, 33yo, The Whisky Fair

This must be one of the most interesting tastings I’ve ever come across. If I’m not mistaken, it will feature every BenRiach 1976 single cask ever bottled by the distillery, no less than 19 in total. Our friend and BenRiach collector Serge Reijnders is behind the tasting. His collection contains the well-known casks such as […]

Tomatin 34yo 1976 (49,5%, Whisky-Doris 2011, dark sherry hogshead #9, 139 btl.) – 91/100

Tomatin 35 yo 1976 (51,4%, The Whisky Agency ‘Moody Lions’ 2011, refill sherry, 313 btl.) – 89/100

Dailuaine 35 yo 1976 (50,5%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 148 btl.) – 87/100

Banff 24 yo 1976 (55,8%, Signatory Vintage 2001, cask #2251, 284 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 28 yo 1976 (57,6%, OB for Craigellachie Hotel 2005, cask #8079, 144 btl.) – 90/100

BenRiach 34 yo 1976 (57,8%, OB 2011, butt #6942, 469 btl.) – 91/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1976 (53,6%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2011, bourbon hogshead, 187 btl.) – 94/100

Tomatin 34 yo 1976 (48,7%, Liquid Sun 2011, sherry butt, 366 btl.) – 91/100

Longmorn 32 yo 1976 (54,7%, Whisky-Fässle 2008, bourbon hogshead) – 90/100

Longmorn 35 yo 1976 (53%, Thosop, bourbon barrel, 134 btl.) – 92/100

Strathmill 31 yo 1976 (44,8%, Adelphi 2008, cask #1126, 227 btl.) – 77/100

Tomatin 34 yo 1976 (51,3%, The Whisky Agency ‘Grotesque Crocs’ 2011, refill sherry butt, 309 btl.) – 91/100

Longmorn 34yo 1976 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #5892, 132 btl.) – 91/100

Longmorn 34yo 1976 (50,2%, The Whisky Agency ‘Landscapes’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 139 btl.) – 91/100

Tomatin 34 yo 1976 (51%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010, sherry butt) – 92/100

Speyside 33 yo 1976 (53%, Thosop 2010, cask #1420) – 86/100

Aultmore 15 yo 1976 (43%, OB 1992 for Bristol Brandy Company Ltd) – 83/100

Karuizawa 32 yo 1976 Noh (63%, OB 2009, sherry butt #6719, 486 btl.) – 92/100

Brora 30 yo 1976 (55,1%, Douglas Laing Old & Rare Platinum 2007, 104 btl.) – 95/100

BenRiach 33yo 1976 (47,4%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2009, hogshead cask #3558, 162 btl.) – 93/100

BenRiach 33yo 1976 (46,2%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2009, hogshead cask #3550, 103 btl.) – 92/100

Tomatin 31y 1976 (49,6%, Scotch Single Malt Circle 2008, cask #19085, 336 btl.) – 90/100

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