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Glenburgie 29 yo 1985 (55,3%, Cadenhead Single Cask 2014, bourbon hogshead #95/36/10, 222 btl.) – 90/100

Glen Elgin 29 yo 1985 (45,6%, Maltbarn 2014, bourbon cask, 122 btl.) – 87/100

Ardbeg 29 yo 1972 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC 2001, sherry finish, 432 btl.) – 94/100

Teaninich 29 yo 1983 (57,5%, Signatory Vintage 2013, refill butt #8071, 471 btl.) – 90/100

Karuizawa 29 yo 1984 (56,8%, OB for The Whisky Exchange 2013, first fill sherry cask #3663, +/- 250 btl.) – 91/100

Port Ellen 29 yo 1983 (52%, Maltbarn 2012, bourbon cask, 86 btl.) – 92/100

Tormore 29 yo 1984 (51%, Archives ‘The Fishes of Samoa’ 2013, barrel #3669, 90 btl.) – 88/100

BenRiach 29 yo 1983 (44,1%, OB for Asta Morris 2012, refill hogshead #299, 257 btl.) – 90/100

Inchgower 29 yo 1982 (53,9%, Master of Malt 2011, refill hogshead, 190 btl.) – 87/100

Port Ellen 29 yo 1982 (58,5%, Whisky-Doris 2011, bourbon hogshead #18, 212 btl.) – 90/100

Brora 29 yo 1972 (59,5%, Douglas Laing Platinum 2002, 240 btl.) – 94/100

Lochside 29 yo 1981 (57,5%, The Whisky Exchange 2010, oloroso cask) – 90/100

Lochside 29 yo 1981 (58,8%, Whisky-Doris 2010, fino butt #960, 403 btl.) – 89/100

Lochside 29 yo 1981 (52,7%, Whisky Agency ‘Still Lifes’ 2010, fino hogshead, 275 btl.) – 87/100

Glenfarclas 1977 Family Cask (59%, OB 2006, cask #61, 582 btl.) – 82/100

Glenrothes 1978 (43%, OB 2008, 5600 btl.) – 90/100

Lochside 1981 (50,5%, Thosop 2010, refill sherry, 206 btl.) – 90/100

Caol Ila 29 yo 1980 (54%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #4935, 175 btl.) – 90/100

Port Ellen 29yo 1979 (52%, Old Bothwell for Lindores 2009, cask #1654, 11 btl.) – 91/100

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