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Arran batch #3 (51,5%, That Boutique-y Whisky Company 2014, 728 btl., 50 cl) – 84/100

Glen Grant 21 yo 1992 (51,5%, Douglas Laing Old Particular 2013, refill sherry butt, 374 btl.) – 82/100

Glen Scotia 21 yo 1992 (51,5%, Douglas Laing Old Particular 2013, refill barrel) – 87/100

Springbank 21 yo 1991 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead, MoS 12036, 144 btl.) – 87/100

Springbank 1998 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2012, sherry hogshead, MoS 12014, 212 btl.) – 80/100

Glen Scotia 27 yo 1966 (51,5%, Signatory Vintage 1994, cask #1271-1272, 480 btl.) – 88/100

Macallan 21 yo 1990 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2011, Fino sherry hogshead #1135, 254 btl.) – 81/100

Glen Elgin 35 yo 1975 (51,5%, The Whisky Agency ‘Landscapes’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 186 btl.) – 88/100

Longmorn 34yo 1976 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #5892, 132 btl.) – 91/100

GlenDronach 38 yo 1972 (51,5%, OB 2010, Oloroso sherry butt #718, 396 btl.) – 92/100

Clynelish 27 yo 1982 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask #5895, 263 btl.) – 91/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: Good point Diego, it's important to coat the glass with whisky indeed. It helps it to evaporate and bring out the aromas, and take away the residuals
  • Diego Sandrin: i agree, N.5. The way i use it is i fill it up 2cl and then put it flat (horizontal) on the table, don't fill it more than 2cl or it will spill out, a
  • Basidium: I am partial to the Glencairn Crystal Canadian Whisky Glass as it is closer to what I am used to in a standard whiskey tumbler. It still narrows the t

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