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Arran 16 yo 1997 ‘Private Cask’ (50,1%, OB for Limburg Whisky Fair 2014, sherry hogshead #518, 246 btl.) – 86/100

Glenfarclas 1980 (50,1%, OB Family Cask I 2007, refill sherry butt #1942, 681 btl.) – 89/100

Miltonduff 30 yo 1982 (50,1%, The Whisky Agency ‘Faces’ 2013, refill bourbon hogshead, 269 btl.) – 84/100

Balvenie ‘Tun 1401’ (50,1%%, OB 2012, batch 5, 2862 btl.) – 91/100

GlenDronach 20 yo 1990 (50,1%, OB 2011, PX sherry puncheon #1032, 728 btl.) – 84/100

Ardbeg 28 yo 1972 (50,1%, Douglas Laing for Alambic Classique Germany 2000, 234 btl.) – 94/100

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

Tamdhu 25 yo 1984 (50,1%, Whisky-Doris 2010, refill hogshead #2834, 270 btl.) – 81/100

Bunnahabhain 35y 1973 (50,1%, The Whisky Agency 2008, Shark series, 509 btl.) – 75/100

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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)
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  • Benromach 5 Year Old
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WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.