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Littlemill 23 yo 1990 (51,2%, Whisky-Fässle 2014, hogshead) – 92/100

Mortlach 18 yo 1996 (51,2%, Sansibar 2014, bourbon cask, 186 btl.) – 84/100

Highland Park 15 yo ‘Freya’ (51,2%, OB 2014) – 87/100

Glen Garioch 22 yo 1990 (51,2%, Kintra 2013, refill sherry hogshead #7934, 302 btl.) – 89/100

Dailuaine 15 yo 1998 (51,2%, Whiskysite.nl 2013, bourbon hogshead #3394, 209 btl.) – 87/100

Isle of Jura 24 yo 1988 (51,2%, The Whiskyman for Sweden 2012, bourbon cask, 116 btl.) – 91/100

Linkwood 24 yo 1987 (51,2%, The First Editions 2012, sherry cask, ref. ES 011/01, 588 btl.) – 83/100

Caol Ila 30 yo 1982 (51,2%, Archives 2012, bourbon hogshead #758, 207 btl.) – 90/100

Bowmore 21 yo 1989 (51,2%, QV.ID / Whiskysite.nl 2011, bourbon hogshead, 233 btl.) – 88/100

Ardbeg Alligator (51,2%, OB 2011, Committee release, around 10.000 btl.) – 88/100

BenRiach 30 yo 1980 (51,2%, OB 2010, cask #2532, Virgin American Oak, 181 btl.) – 91/100

GlenDronach 31 yo 1978 (51,2%, OB 2010, Oloroso sherry puncheon #3315, 522 btl.) – 89/100

Glenury Royal 36 yo 1968 (51,2%, OB 2005, 2100 btl.) – 91/100

BenRiach 31 yo 1978 (51,2%, OB 2009, Gaja Barolo finish, cask #4414, 245 btl.) – 87/100

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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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  • Mortlach 1995 'Stem Ginger Preserve' (Wemyss)
  • Dalmore Valour
  • Aberlour a'bunadh Batch #50
  • Glendronach 8yo (Whiskymanufaktur)
  • 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.