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Ben Nevis 10 yo 2002 (56,4%, OB 2013, Port pipe #334, 710 btl.) – 82/100

Blair Athol 10 yo 2002 (46%, Hepburn’s Choice 2013, 378 btl.) – 76/100

Balblair 2002 (46%, OB 2013) – 80/100

Bowmore 12 yo 2002 (53,2%, The Whisky Agency 2014, refill hogshead, 348 btl.) – 87/100

GlenDronach 11 yo 2002 (52,1%, OB for The Whisky Agency 2013, Pedro Ximénez sherry puncheon #712, 624 btl.) – 88/100

GlenDronach 10 yo 2002 (52,8%, OB for The Whisky Fair 2013, Pedro Ximénez puncheon #710, 665 btl.) – 88/100

Port Charlotte 11 yo 2002 (54,7%, Maltbarn 2013, sherry cask, 78 btl.) – 89/100

Nikka Miyagikyo 9 yo 2002 (62%, OB 2012, refill butt #101127, 517 btl.) – 88/100

Bruichladdich 9 yo 2002 (57,7%, Perfect Dram 2011, ex-bourbon cask, heavily peated, 179 btl.) – 87/100

Glenfarclas 9 yo 2002 (53%, OB for Master of Malt 2011, two oloroso sherry hogsheads) – 87/100

GlenDronach 8 yo 2002 (55%, OB for Cask in a Van III 2011, PX sherry butt #2009, 660 btl.) – 86/100

GlenDronach 8 yo 2002 (58%, OB for Cask in a Van 2010, cask #4521, Virgin oak hogshead finish, 312 btl.) – 82/100

Glengoyne Christmas Cask – cask #790

Port Charlotte 7 yo 2002 (63,5%, Whisky-Doris 2010, cask #1171, 298 btl.) – 83/100

GlenDronach ‘cask in a van’ tour – 21/09 – 25/09/2010

Port Charlotte 5y 2002 (46%, Nadi Fiori 2009, first fill sherry) – 86/100

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  • Duty: My last 30-yo Caol Ila Single Cask was purchased at £55 about 5 years ago. The Bladnoch Forum CI 30 was 55 + the 25-yo was £45 as I recall.
  • Tony: yeah - the price is why I have held off. I bought 3 indie 30 year old Caol Ilas for the price of this one. There are nearly 6000 bottles - will be ha
  • HP: I think this is an amazing whisky. It is one of my 3 "if you could only have 3 bottles of whisky what would they be?" choices. Pure bliss. Very hard t

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  • Caol Ila 30 Year Old (2014)
  • Elements of Islay Cl7
  • Benromach 5 Year Old
  • Bruichladdich Octomore 6.3 258ppm

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