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Laphroaig An Cuan Mór (48%, OB 2013, travel retail) – 87/100

Rosebank 18 yo 1990 (48%, Ian MacLead Dun Bheagan 2008, sherry butt #611, 618 btl.) – 88/100

Tormore 16 yo (48%, OB 2013, Batch #B1309, American oak casks) – 84/100

Littlemill 23 yo 1991 (48%, The Whisky Agency ‘Early Flying’ 2014, refill hogshead, 275 btl.) – 87/100

Yamazaki Puncheon (48%, OB 2013) – 84/100

Fary Lochan (48%, OB 2013, batch #1, cask #2010-02, 03 and 04, 555 miniatures) – 75/100

Karuizawa 11yo ‘Spirit of Asama’ (48%, The Whisky Exchange 2012, vatting) – 82/100
Karuizawa 11yo ‘Spirit of Asama’ (55%, The Whisky Exchange 2012, vatting) – 85/100

Ledaig 33 yo 1973 (48%, The Whisky Fair 2006, bourbon hogsheads, 281 btl.) – 90/100

Laphroaig Quarter Cask (48%, OB 2008) – 87/100

Benromach 34 yo 1977 (48%, OB for Premium Spirits Belgium 2011, refill American hogshead #1470, 249 btl.) – 88/100

Glen Grant 39 yo 1972 (48%, Whisky-Doris 2011, sherry hogshead #11395, 163 btl.) – 92/100

BenRiach 32 yo 1978 (48%, OB for Asta Morris 2011, sherry hogshead #7037, 79 btl.) – 92/100

Laphroaig Triple Wood (48%, OB 2008) – 88/100

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  • MARS: On this point I can only agree, even the badest karuizawa is higly wanted and really expensive. ;-) Personaly I have nothing against the fact that the
  • WhiskyNotes: I'm not counting new releases - the producer can basically ask any price you want regardless of the real value. That leaves us with a couple of 1972's
  • MARS: The last 35 years old cost 1400€, the 1972's rare malt are at 4000/5000€(minimum minimorum) at auction and the 1972/40 years old release of last y

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  • Yamazaki 12 Year Old
  • Tomatin 1997 (Liquid Library)

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