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Craigellachie 17 yo (46%, OB 2014, Batch 98-ZC21) – 85/100

Old Pulteney 1990 ‘Lightly Peated’ (46%, OB 2014, Limited edition, 900 btl.) – 85/100

Tomintoul 12 yo ‘Portwood finish’ (46%, OB 2014) – 81/100

Clynelish 1997 ‘Cayenne Cocoa Bean’ (46%, Wemyss Malts 2014, hogshead, 373 btl.) – 86/100

Tomatin Cuatro 12 yo – Manzanilla (46%, OB 2014, 1500 btl.) – 85/100
Tomatin Cuatro 12 yo – Fino (46%, OB 2014, 1500 btl.) – 83/100
Tomatin Cuatro 12 yo – Oloroso (46%, OB 2014, 1500 btl.) – 81/100
Tomatin Cuatro 12 yo – Pedro Ximénez (46%, OB 2014, 1500 btl.) – 83/100

Bunnahabhain 1991 ‘A thread of smoke’ (46%, Wemyss Malts 2014, hogshead, 302 btl.) – 88/100

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

Abhainn Dearg ‘The Spirit of Lewis’ (46%, OB 2014, 50 cl.) – 25/100

Balblair 2002 (46%, OB 2013) – 80/100

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

N.O.G. gin (46%, Asta Morris, batch n°2)

Springbank 21 yo (46%, OB 2013, 1680 btl.) – 89/100

Edradour 21 yo 1968 (46%, Signatory Vintage 1990, cask #1990-1994, 1300 btl.) – 30/100

Nog! gin (46%, Asta Morris, batch n°1)

Arran 17 years (46%, OB 2014, 9000 btl.) – 86/100

Millstone 1999 (46%, OB 2013, Special cask #1, PX) – 77/100

anCnoc Rutter (46%, OB 2014, 11 ppm) – 86/100
anCnoc Flaughter (46%, OB 2014, 14,8 ppm) – 82/100
anCnoc Tushkar (46%, OB 2014, 15 ppm) – 85/100

Braeval 12 yo 2001 (46%, Hepburn’s Choice 2013, sherry cask, 807 btl.) – 83/100

Balblair 2003 (46%, OB 2013, first release) – 78/100

Tomatin Cù Bòcan (46%, OB 2013, 18.000 btl.) – 77/100

Dalmore 27 yo 1986 (46%, Montgomerie’s Rare Select 2013, cask #3093) – 80/100

Paul John Brilliance (46%, OB 2013) – 79/100

Jura 9 yo 2003 (46%, Douglas Laing Provenance 2013, ref. 9305) – 78/100

Springbank 20 yo 1967 (46%, Dun Eideann for Donato & C. 1989, cask #3131 – 3136) – 90/100

Gouden Carolus (46%, OB 2013, first fill bourbon + Het Anker cask finish, 50 cl.) – 80/100

Scallywag (46%, Douglas Laing 2013) – 81/100

Glengoyne 12 yo 2001 (46%, Sansibar 2013, sherry cask, 216 btl.) – 85/100

Balmenach 27 yo 1973 (46%, OB 2000, 2150 btl.) – 88/100

Teeling Whiskey (46%, OB 2013) – 79/100

Glen Scotia 16 yo (46%, OB 2013) – 81/100

Miltonduff 7 yo 2005 (46%, Douglas Laing McGibbon’s Provenance 2012, sherry butt, ref. 9239) – 84/100

Isle of Jura 22 yo 1988 (46%, Mo Òr 2010, bourbon hogshead #756, 352 btl.) – 90/100

Teeling 21 yo 1999 ‘Silver Reserve’ (46%, OB 2013, 5.000 btl.) – 90/100

Arran 16 years (46%, OB 2013, 9000 btl.) – 86/100

Glenfarclas 175th Anniversary ‘Chairman’s Reserve’ (46%, OB 2011, 1296 btl.) – 91/100

Glen Moray 17 yo 1995 (46%, Càrn Mòr ‘Strictly Limited’ 2012, two hogsheads, 670 btl.) – 71/100

Kilchoman ‘Loch Gorm’ 2007 (46%, OB 2013, first release, 10.000 btl.) – 85/100

Glenmorangie ‘Ealanta’ 19 yo 1993 (46%, OB 2013) – 90/100

anCnoc 22 yo (46%, OB 2013, 5700 btl.) – 88/100

anCnoc ‘Peter Arkle #2” (46%, OB 2012, bourbon + sherry casks) – 80/100

Bruichladdich 16 yo ‘The Laddie Sixteen’ (46%, OB 2012) – 84/100

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

anCnoc ‘Peter Arkle travel retail exclusive’ (46%, OB 2012, ex-bourbon casks) – 85/100

Caroni 15 yo 1997 (46%, Sansibar 2012, single barrel, 179 btl.)

Karuizawa 1982 (46%, first fill bourbon cask #8497) – 88/100

Tormore 14 yo 1996 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #6868, 500 btl.) – 86/100

Highland Park 24 yo 1986 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #2275, 300 btl.) – 88/100

Bowmore 21 yo 1989 (46%, The Maltman 2012) – 86/100

Isle of Arran 14 yo 1997 (46%, Maltman 2012, cask #747) – 85/100

Macduff 37 yo 1973 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #20, 281 btl.) – 90/100

Bruichladdich 10 yo ‘The Laddie Ten’ (46%, OB 2011) – 86/100

Aberfeldy 16 yo 1994 (46%, Mo Òr 2011, bourbon hogshead #4016, 460 btl.) – 87/100

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

Auchroisk 1999 (46%, Captain Burn’s 2010) – 68/100

Miltonduff 30 yo 1980 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2010, bourbon hogshead #12431, 321 btl.) – 90/100

anCnoc ‘Peter Arkle’ (46%, OB 2012, ex-sherry casks, 6000 btl.) – 79/100

Speyburn 25 yo ‘Solera cask’ (46%, OB 2011)

Ledaig 16 yo 1994 (46%, Mo Òr Collection 2011, bourbon hogshead #228066, 330 btl.) – 87/100

Springbank 21 years (46%, OB 2011, 1560 btl.) – 91/100

Caroni 1997 (46%, Silver Seal 2011)

Ardbeg 13 yo 1965 (46%, Cadenhead 1978, 75 cl) – 83/100

Aultmore 28 yo 1982 (46%, Mo Òr 2011, bourbon hogshead #2219, 300 btl.) – 86/100

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

Tamdhu 23 yo 1987 (46%, Mo Òr 2010, oloroso sherry butt #3649, 656 btl.) – 85/100

anCnoc 1998 (46%, OB 2012, 5100 btl.) – 85/100

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

Longrow 18 years (46%, OB 2011, 2280 btl.) – 90/100

Aberlour 16 yo 1994 (46%, Whisky Import Belux & The Bonding Dram 2011, bourbon hogshead #8825, 279 btl.) – 84/100

Springbank 13 yo 1998 (46%, Duncan Taylor NC2 2011, sherry cask) – 82/100

Springbank 1992 ‘Peat-smoked’ (46%, Berry Bros & Rudd 2011, cask #61) – 90/100

Imperial 15 yo 1995 (46%, Signatory Vintage for The Nectar 2011, hogshead #50309, 281 btl.) – 85/100

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

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

Longmorn 14 yo 1996 (46%, A.D. Rattray 2011, bourbon cask #97630, 304 btl.) – 86/100

Tomatin Decades (46%, OB 2011, 9000 btl.) – 89/100

Macallan 15 yo 1995 (46%, A.D. Rattray 2011, bourbon cask #11251, 334 btl.) – 83/100

Arran 12 yo 1998 ‘The Westie’ (46%, OB 2011, 6000 btl.) – 84/100

Ichiro’s Malt Mizunara Wood Reserve (46%, OB 2010) – 78/100

Ardbeg 10yo ‘Ten’ (46%, OB 2011) – 85/100

Glenfarclas 18 yo 1987 (46%, OB 2006, Quarter cask #3704 + 3707 + 3859 + 3860, 1299 btl.) – 84/100

Caol Ila 10 yo 2000 (46%, A.D. Rattray 2011, bourbon cask #309530, 322 btl.) – 85/100

Bowmore 9 yo 2001 (46%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams for Germany 2010, bourbon cask) – 84/100

Kilchoman 3 yo ‘Spring 2011 release‘ (46%, OB 2011) – 81/100

Balmenach 10 yo 2000 (46%, Liquid Treasures & Villa Konthor 2011, bourbon hogshead) – 84/100

Ichiro’s Malt Double Distilleries (46%, OB 2010) – 81/100

Hazelburn CV (46%, OB 2011) – 70/100

anCnoc 1996 (46%, OB 2011) – 82/100

Arran Machrie Moor (46%, OB 2011, 9000 btl.) – 70/100

Macallan ‘Speymalt’ 1970 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for LMdW 2010, first fill sherry hogshead #10031) – 90/100

GlenDronach Octarine (46%, OB 2010) – 81/100

Greenore 18 yo (46%, OB 2011, 4000 btl.) – 81/100

Old Pulteney 17 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 86/100

Old Pulteney WK209 ‘Good Hope’ (46%, OB 2010, travel retail, 100cl) – 77/100

Glen Elgin 35 yo 1968 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice 2004) – 87/100

Springbank CV (46%, OB 2010) – 75/100

AnCnoc 16 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 84/100

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

Old Pulteney 21 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 84/100

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

Glengoyne 13 yo 1997 (46%, Whisky-Doris 2010, sherry butt, 120 btl.) – 86/100

Moneymusk 5 yo (46%, Renegade 2009, tempranillo finish, 3960 btl.)

Glann Ar Mor ‘Taol Esa’ – 1ãn Gwech (46%, OB 2009, second release December 09) – 82/100

Glen Grant 37 yo 1973 (46%, Thosop 2010, sherry butt, 120 btl.) – 88/100

Amrut ‘Double Cask’ (46%, OB 2010, cask #2874 + 2273, 306 btl.) – 91/100

Arran 14 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 85/100

Glenturret 18 yo 1990 (46%, Chieftain’s Choice 2009, cask #91781, 312 btl.) – 69/100

Cragganmore 17 yo 1992 (46%, Signatory Un-chillfiltered 2009, cask #1476-1477, 620 btl.) – 81/100

Bruichladdich Waves (46%, OB 2008) – 80/100

Lady Luck (46%, Compass Box 2009, 754 btl.) – 86/100

Banff 26 yo 1978 (46%, Chieftain’s 2004, sherry cask #3771, 462 btl.) – 84/100

Dalmore Mackenzie 1992 (46%, OB 2010, port finish, 3000 btl.) – 85/100

Epris 10 yo 1999 (46%, Renegade 2009, Chateau Lafite finish, 1380 btl.)

Berry’s Speyside Reserve (46%, Berry Bros & Rudd 2009) – 81/100

Bruichladdich 17 yo 1992 ‘Sherry Edition 2 – Pedro Ximinez’ (46%, OB 2009, 6000 btl.) – 85/100

Goldlys 20 yo 1989 Sherry wood (46%, OB 2010, 680 btl.) – 71/100

Clynelish 37 yo (46%, The Whisky Exchange 10th Anniversary 2009) – 92/100

Glenfarclas 40 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 91/100

Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or (46%, OB 2008, Sauternes finish) – 85/100

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban (46%, OB 2008, Port finish) – 80/100

Glenmorangie Lasanta (46%, OB 2008, Oloroso sherry finish) – 83/100

Ardbeg ‘Lord of the Isles’ 25 yo (46%, OB 2007) – 92/100

Clynelish 14 yo 1995 (46%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 87/100

Springbank 10 yo (46%, OB 2009, batch 09/434) – 86/100
Springbank 10 yo (46%, OB 2008, batch 08/82) – 82/100

Glen Elgin 31 yo 1975 (46%, Berry Bros. & Rudd 2007, cask #5167 & 5170) – 90/100

Kilkerran ‘Work in progress’ (46%, OB 2009) – 82/100

Glenrothes 18 yo 1990 (46%, SMoS 2009, cask #3331, 785 btl.) – 82/100

Springbank 18y (46%, OB 2010) – 84/100

Penderyn Sherrywood (46%, OB 2008, June 08 sample) – 80/100

Penderyn ‘Madeira finish’ (46%, OB 2008) – 72/100

Glann ar Mor ‘Kornog Taouarc’h Eilvet’ (46%, OB 2009, second release) – 80/100

Longmorn 1990/2005 (46%, Berry Bros. 2005, cask #30111 & 30112) – 91/100

Bruichladdich Links 14y ‘The Old Course, St. Andrews – 17th hole’ (46%, OB 2003, 1st release) – 84/100

Glenmorangie Signet (46%, OB 2008) – 86/100

Isle of Jura Prophecy (46%, OB 2009) – 84/100

Tobermory 1994 (46%, Carn Mor 2009, sherry butt #5125, 2744 btl.) – 45/100

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

Clynelish ‘Synch Elli’ 27yo 1982 (46%, Daily Dram 2009) – 89/100

Glenmorangie Sonnalta PX (46%, OB 2009) – 89/100

Aberlour 14yo 1995 (46%, Duncan Taylor NC2 2009) – 80/100

Laphroaig 13yo 1996 (46%, Single Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #1983, 280 btl.) – 85/100

Glentauchers 3yo 2006 (46%, Carn Mor 2009, 921 btl.) – 72/100

Arran Peacock 12yo 1996 (46%, OB 2009, 6000 btl.) – 85/100

Craigellachie 15yo 1994 (46%, Single Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #5901, 325 btl.) – 84/100

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

Jura Paps ‘Mountain of Gold’ (46%, OB 2009, Pinot Noir finish, 1366 btl.) – 75/100

Jura Paps ‘Mountain of the Sound’ (46%, OB 2009, Cabernet Sauvignon finish, 1366 btl.) – 80/100

Jura Paps ‘Sacred Mountain’ (46%, OB 2009, Barolo finish, 1366 btl.) – 82/100

In June 2009, Jura Distillery launched a limited edition of 3 single malts inspired by the Paps of Jura mountains that dominate the skyline of the island. The trio is 15 years old and finished in different types of wine casks. Jura Paps ‘Beinn An Oir’ Mountain of Gold: Pinot Noir finish Jura Paps ‘Beinn […]

Millburn 27yo 1976 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail 2004) – 85/100

Caol Ila ‘Ciao All’ 12yo 1996 (46%, Daily Dram 2009) – 82/100

Ardbeg 1990 ‘Airigh nam beist’ (46%, OB 2006) – 87/100

Springbank 21y (46%, OB mid 90’s) – 94/100

Lagavulin 19y 1979 (46%, Murray McDavid 1998, cask #MM8593, bourbon cask) – 83/100

Linkwood 18yo 1990 (46%, Gordon & MacPhail for La Maison du Whisky 2009, cask #6962) – 86/100

Ardbeg 10yo ‘Ten’ (46%, OB 2006) – 86/100

GlenDronach 15y ‘Revival’ (46%, OB 2009) – 83/100

Springbank 18y (46%, OB 2009) – 88/100

Bruichladdich 3D3 ‘Norrie Campbell’ (46%, OB 2006) – 85/100

Our Angel – Cooley 9y 1999 (46%, Daily Dram 2009) – 88/100

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