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Irish Malt 22 yo 1991 (49,2%, The Whisky Fair 2014, Bourbon barrel, 184 btl.) – 89/100

Isle of Jura 18yo 1972 (55,5%, SMWS 1991, ref. 31.4, 75 cl.) – 94/100

Littlemill 22 yo 1991 (47,2%, Eiling Lim 2013, 40 btl.) – 89/100

Glencadam 22 yo 1991 (55,3%, Abbey Whisky ‘The Rare Casks’ 2014, refill bourbon cask, 96 btl.) – 88/100

Glen Garioch 22 yo 1991 (52,9%, Whisky-Doris 2013, bourbon hogshead #5754, 259 btl.) – 87/100

GlenDronach 21 yo 1991 (49,9%, OB 2013, Pedro Ximénez puncheon, cask #5405, 702 btl.) – 78/100

Irish single malt 22 yo 1991 (52,4%, TWA Liquid Library 2013, refill barrel, 191 btl.) – 87/100

Cardhu 21 yo 1991 (54,2%, OB 2013, 6.000 btl.) – 85/100

Glen Scotia 22 yo 1991 (50,4%, The Whisky Agency & The Nectar 2013, refill hogshead, 279 btl.) – 89/100

Strathmill 22 yo 1991 (50,3%, Asta Morris 2013, ref. AM025, 239 btl.) – 91/100

Braeval 21 yo 1991 (53,1%, Brachadair 2013, bourbon barrel #95120, 230 btl.) – 87/100

Bunnahabhain 21 yo 1991 (48,6%, TheWhiskyCask 2013, bourbon cask) – 88/100

Braeval 21 yo 1991 (47,7%, The Whisky Mercenary 2013) – 88/100

Glen Keith 21 yo 1991 (51,9%, Whisky-Doris 2012, bourbon hogshead, 264 btl.) – 88/100

Auchentoshan 21 yo 1991 (52,3%, Malts of Scotland 2013, bourbon barrel, MoS 13016, 165 btl.) – 87/100

Ardmore 22 yo 1991 (53,8%, Malts of Scotland 2013, rum barrel, MoS 13018, 234 btl.) – 89/100

Bowmore 14 yo 1991 (59,6%, Scotch Single Malt Circle 2005, cask #575) – 87/100

Midleton 20 yo 1991 (54,1%, OB for The Whisky Exchange 2012, first fill bourbon cask #48750, 205 btl.) – 91/100

Braes of Glenlivet 21 yo 1991 (47,4%, Master of Malt 2012, first-fill bourbon barrel, 251 btl.) – 88/100

Karuizawa 21 yo 1991 ‘The School of Malt – lesson III’ (63,7%, No.1 Drinks 2012, sherry butt #9091, selected by Dave Broom) – 87/100

Glen Garioch 20 yo 1991 “The Whiskyman’s Dram” (52,6%, Liquid Sun 2012, refill hogshead, 177 btl.) – 84/100

Springbank 21 yo 1991 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead, MoS 12036, 144 btl.) – 87/100

Bladnoch 21 yo 1991 (52,9%, The Whiskyman for The Bonding Dram, bourbon barrel, 118 btl.) – 86/100

Bladnoch 21 yo 1991 (50,9%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon barrel, MoS 12026, 163 btl.) – 82/100

Littlemill 21 yo 1991 (47,7%, The First Editions 2012, ES 017/01) – 87/100

Littlemill 20 yo 1991 (49%, Whisky-Doris 2012, bourbon cask #554, 153 btl.) – 89/100

BenRiach 19 yo 1991 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #110681, 300 btl.) – 83/100

Imperial 19 yo 1991 (55,3%, Silver Seal 2011, 199 btl.) – 86/100

Glen Scotia 20 yo 1991 (54,5%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead MoS 12009, 158 btl.) – 90/100

Glen Keith 18 yo 1991 (46%, Silver Seal ‘Sestante Collection’ 2009) – 89/100

Macallan 19 yo 1991 (46%, Mo Òr 2010, bourbon hogshead #21436, 429 btl.) – 85/100

Bruichladdich 20 yo 1991 (50%, Liquid Treasures ‘Seabirds’ 2011, bourbon hogshead) – 84/100

Ardbeg 20 yo 1991 (48,4%, Malts of Scotland for Hotel Bero 2011, sherry hogshead #MoS 11003, 240 btl.) – 91/100

GlenDronach 19 yo 1991 (50,4%, OB 2011, Pedro Ximenez sherry puncheon #3181, 624 btl.) – 89/100

North British 20 yo 1991 (55,8%, Master of Malt 2011, first fill bourbon, 244 btl.) – 82/100

Rosebank 19 yo 1991 (46%, Single Malts of Scotland 2011 cask #311, 285 btl.) – 87/100

Cragganmore 20 yo 1991 (54,2%, Master of Malt 2011, refill hogshead, 274 btl.) – 86/100

Laphroaig 20 yo 1991 (53,3%, Liquid Sun 2011, sherry hogshead, 279 btl.) – 91/100

Karuizawa 1991 (62,5%, OB 2007, sherry cask #3318) – 86/100

Karuizawa 19 yo 1991 (60,8%, OB 1991, sherry butt #3206) – 86/100

Glen Garioch 19 yo 1991 (50,1%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask #3175, 234 btl.) – 82/100

Hanyu 19 yo 1991 (56%, Nectar of the Daily Drams, cask #377, Red Oak heads) – 88/100

Clynelish 16 yo 1991 (46%, High Spirits 2008, Valentino Zagatti’s Personal Choice) – 79/100

Glenrothes 1991 (43%, OB 2008) – 83/100

BenRiach 19 yo 1991 (54,9%, OB 2010, cask #4389, Virgin American Oak finish, 306 btl.) – 87/100

GlenDronach 18 yo 1991 (51,7%, OB 2010, Pedro Ximenez sherry puncheon #3182, 633 btl.) – 86/100

Auchentoshan 17 yo 1991 (43%, Coopers Choice 2009) – 56/100

Nikka Yoichi 1991 (58%, OB 2009 for La Maison du Whisky, single cask #129374) – 92/100

Glen Garioch ‘Glaring Echo’ 18yo 1991 (46%, Daily Dram 2009) – 85/100

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  • Roberto Sikora: This is really a great, great bottling. One of my favourite Littlemills so far... :-) Thank you, Ruben for this review!
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